Business Analyst

Business Analysts are responsible for analysing and documenting business processes and system requirements, communicating technical matters, facilitating workshops, and managing project teams.

A Business Analyst (also known as a BA) will help to drive businesses forward by mapping out company needs in a variety of departments, but most commonly IT. The average salary of a Business Analyst is $104,237 per annum.

Read more about a career as a Business Analyst.

Average salary
$104,237 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$93,038 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$115,436 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 3% more IT Business & Systems Analysts employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Business Analyst (ICT) are:

  • NSW: 37.3%
  • VIC: 28.7%
  • QLD: 13.3%

Key skills required
  • Communication skills
  • Technical skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Managerial skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills


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