Top-10 Business Analyst Job Requirements 2016

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BCMGs Inter-View Report shows that business analysis is for the ambitious, with the release of the top-10 business analyst job requirements 2016 results.

Business analysts prove once again that they are highly motivated by career building opportunities. The 2016 Inter-View survey results, when comparing the results from the Inter-View Report 2015, highlights year on year career consistency with only a few, slight chart movers and no shakers.  The 2016 business analyst job requirements trending remain focussed on personal growth, with challenging work, career progression opportunities and developing new skills and knowledge holding on to the top-3 positions.

Q – Inter-View 2016 asked:

Excluding remuneration and location, what are the three most important business analyst job requirements that you look for when making a career decision?

A – Business analysts job requirements are:

#10 – Who your boss will be: 6% (↓ down 1 place)
#09 – Maturity of organisational practices: 8% (↑ up 1 place)
#08 – Respected across the organisation: 12% (↔ same position)
#07 – Company reputation: 19% (↔ same position)
#06 – Training and development opportunities: 21% (↔ same position)
#05 – Variety of work: 21% (↔ same position)
#04 – Shape the future business: 40% (↔ same position)
#03 – Challenging work: 45% (↓ down 2 places)
#02 – Career progression opportunities: 60% (↔ same position)
#01 – Develop new skills and knowledge: 61% (↑ up 2 places)

* Chart movement is based on comparison to the Top-10 Business Analyst Job Requirements 2015 results.

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