Business Analyst Jobs

Business analyst jobs deal with business activities and use information technology (IT) to make them more efficient. For example jobs for a business analyst jobs could produce an IT system that deals with orders, payments, despatch and stock control to save a business time and money. 
 
Business analyst jobs varies according to the employer, but generally they  work closely with clients to find out about their business. Business analyst jobs is to research and cost IT solutions to business problems  They design new IT systems, write new software and customise commercial software and set up and test the new systems.

Business analyst jobs are to also write manuals and to provide training for the users of the new system.  The jobs caried out by a business analyst jobs must be done to deadlines and within budgets while causing as little disruption as possible to the client's business.
 
Business analyst jobs are usually office based, but they often work in clients' premises. They may travel throughout the UK & Europe in may cases and slo work on a contract basis.
 
Business analyst jobs need good communication skills to explain complex ideas to people with little or no technical knowledge, enjoy problem solving, have a logical mind and a keen interest in I.T.

Employers include management consultancies, software and systems houses, and some computing equipment manufacturers. Some large companies and public sector organisations employ in-house business analyst jobs. 

Qualifications

Most entrants are graduates in subjects like computer science, information technology, business studies, accounting, maths, sciences and electrical/electronic engineering. However, any degree may be accepted if candidates have enthusiasm and aptitude for IT. Some entrants have an HNC/HND in IT or computing, but they usually also need relevant experience.

Most training is provided in house by employers, although there may also be the opportunity to attend external courses.

Business analyst jobs may be a promoted to consultant or senior consultant. They may move to other business areas like sales or project management. With experience they may become self-employed, working on a freelance basis or setting up their own consultancy.

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    Salary: TBC

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    Salary: TBC

    Category: Systems Analysis/Design

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    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £12.00 p/h

    Category: Technical Support Analyst

    An opportunity has arisen for Maintenance Helpdesk Administrator to work within a forward thinking company based near Glasgow. This is a key role within the business ensuring all customers queries and problems are resolved and excellent customer service is delivered. Representing the brand in a positive way is vital to ...

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    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: IT Project Manager

    As part of a close-knit Digital and Creative team, the Project Manager will be pivotal in the delivery of eLearning solutions to our clients.This role will involve full lifecycle project delivery, working with internal clients from the briefing stage onwards to deliver exceptional modules, whilst receiving technical support from ...

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    Location: England

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Support

    An exciting opportunity has come up for a Service Desk Associate to join our client’s well established consultancy business based in Northamptonshire to provides entry-level technical computer support to customers through multiple channels including voice, web, and email. Typical responsibilities include password resets and troubleshooting basic networking, hardware, software ...

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