Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Business Analysts are responsible for turning data into insights that can drive business decisions. They conduct research and analyse the data they collect, using their findings to suggest improvements to businesses and industries. Business Analysts enjoy developing and sustaining relationships with a range of stakeholders.

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Average Salary

£35,000 - £55,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Gathering and analysing data
  • Identifying problems and opportunities for improvement
  • Developing and implementing plans for improvement
  • Monitoring and measuring results
  • Communicating with stakeholders
  • Providing guidance and support


  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Maths skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Project management


  • STEM subjects at GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels in business or related subjects
  • Business or other relevant Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma
  • T Level in Business or related subject
  • Level 4 NVQ or equivalent Level 5 Diploma or equivalent Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Business or related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma
  • Level 4 NVQ
  • Level 5 Award
  • Level 5 Certificate
  • Level 5 Diploma
  • Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship

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