How is the current job market for business analysts ?Category: Agile Business Analysis, General Posted:Oct 14, 2014 By: Ashley Morrison
With tremendous advancements in technology, the IT sector is facing an acute shortage of professionally skilled Business Analysts. The current market research shows gap between technical and soft skills of the candidate. According to a research conducted by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG, the industry has shown dearth in permanent and contract employees over the past few years.
- Employers are complaining about lack of talent despite of immense opportunities in the market. So if there is a huge market for Business analysts, then what are the skills that a candidate requires to be a good Business analyst professional? A good business analyst is technically strong person along with people skills. Technical skills include knowledge about Microsoft Products, Programming Languages, Databases and SAP. People skills include communication skills, negotiation and team activities. Hence the industry requires a blend of these knowledge areas. Now the question arises is there any specific training for them. The answer is YES, there is a certification that is a pre requisite to become a business analyst. The certification bodies for Business analysis governance include International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) ®, Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) ® and Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) ®.
- Hence to be certified by these governance bodies one requires intensive training. At ZaranTech LLC. , we are dedicated in offering role based training to the candidate interested in becoming a business analyst. The training includes live sessions, assignment, quizzes and case studies to make learning easier. We also offer 24*7 technical support and access to the learning materials. This initiative has been taken to bridge the industry gap between the student and the market. Over the years, ZaranTech LLC. has provided numerous trainings on recent areas of development. We ensure that the candidate knows about his roles and responsibilities when he joins an industry as Business analyst. The practical tools that are taught help him to work efficiently on the problem areas. To know more about the course offerings at ZaranTech LLC, please visit the website.