Business Analyst


Minimum Preferably Bachelor?s Degree in Science/Technology/Computers/Business

Certified training for Analyst (programme aligned to SSC/ Q 0701 released by IT ITe


Minimum 0-2 years' of work experience/internship in consulting or application deployment, etc.

The tasks an Analyst is expected to perform include:Identifying the client?s business requirements and translating them into technology requirements Advising clients on IT strategy, architecture and governance needs

Identifying user problems/needs, their resources and determining possible solutions

Participating in the development, installations and testing of application software

Establishing roles and responsibilities in supporting As-Is analysis for IT projects Extracting relevant data/information from documents/artefacts received from the client

Recording and reviewing the information generated Undertaking research to identify opportunities and constraints for IT projects in the company

Analysing relevant opportunities and constraints to identify optimal To-Be situations

Knowledge of As-Is analysis and To-Be situations

Skilled in extracting information from the available data

Knowledge of different ways of structuring information suitable for analysis Ability to present To-Be situations in different ways Skilled in formulating different types of roadmaps to achieve To-Be situations Skilled in conducting primary research

Aware of various technology trends and processes in the IT industry

Knowledge of the technology environment, industry best practice and trends

Training/Coursesin basic computer courses/IT, IT services

Hardworking and persistent

Attention to detail Good communication skills

Strong analytical skills Ability to work in teams

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

??Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5 days a week and 8 to 9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift working may predominantly not be available

Overtime maybe required

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazards like poor eyesight, obesity, joint pain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - 25,000 to 51,000 per month

For candidates with experience - 45,000 to 88,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Prospects in IT Sector in India

According to ?Human Resource and Skill Requirements in the IT and ITES Industry Sector (2022)report, software products form the fastest growing segment of the global IT industry, with the software spends forecast to grow from USD 294 billion in FY 2008 to USD 537 billion in 2015. Over the same period, the addressable market for Indian software product businesses is estimated to reach USD 290 to 315 billion. The Indian IT and ITES industry currently employs about 2.2 million persons in comparison to 0.8 million in 2004. Based on the trends witnessed in productivity and the likely growth potential of the IT and ITES industry, it is expected that the industry would employ about 7.5 million persons directly by 2022.

In the IT Exports segment, a large portion of the workforce is currently engineers and MCAs over 80%. The proportion of graduates of science and other streams engaged in software development is expected to show significant increase from about 5% to 10% currently to about 15% to 20%.

The report also identifies the current skill gaps for business analytics . With the potential growth in the industry, sensitization of the industry towards gap-skilling and the increase in demand for trained IT professionals, it is only going to lead to an increase in job opportunities for an Analyst.

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