Management Consultants and Business Analysts

Management consultants and business analysts advise industrial, commercial and other establishments on a variety of management and business-related matters to assist in the formulation of financial and business policies in order to maximise growth or improve business performance.


New workers
£ 25,628
£ 44,087
£ 72,272

Available jobs

In the past year there were 183,327 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Runs workshops, and addresses seminars, conferences and the media to present results of research activity or to express professional views.

  • Advises governments, commercial enterprises, organisations and other clients in light of research findings.

  • Determines the appropriate method of data collection and research methodology, analyses and interprets information gained and formulates and implements recommendations and solutions.

  • Identifies problems concerned with business strategy, policy, organisation, procedures, methods and markets.

  • Assesses the functions, objectives and requirements of the organisation seeking advice.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Project Management

  • Agile Methodology

  • Business Analysis

  • Data Analysis

  • Finance

  • Business Process

  • Business Requirements

  • Stakeholder Management

  • SQL (Programming Language)

  • Change Management

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Problem Solving

  • Planning

  • Customer Service

  • Detail Oriented

  • Leadership

  • Operations

  • Sales

  • Influencing Skills

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.