IT Business Analysts, Architects and Systems Designers

Workers in this unit group provide advice on the effective utilisation of IT and design IT systems in order to meet the business objectives or to enhance the business effectiveness of the organisation.


New workers
£ 27,432
£ 48,194
£ 80,887

Available jobs

In the past year there were 123,886 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?

  • Works closely with clients to implement new systems.

  • Researches, analyses, evaluates and monitors network infrastructure and performance.

  • Examines existing business models and flows of data and designs functional specifications and test plans for new systems in order to meet clients.

  • Provides advice and assistance in the procurement, provision, delivery, installation, maintenance and use of IT systems and their environments.

  • Communicates the impact of emerging technologies to clients and advises upon the potential introduction of such technology.

  • Undertakes feasibility studies for major IT developments incorporating costs and benefits, and presents proposals to clients.

  • Liaises with internal/external clients in order to analyse business procedure, clarify clients.

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.

  • Data Analysis

  • Microsoft Azure

  • Solution Architecture

  • SQL (Programming Language)

  • Agile Methodology

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Python (Programming Language)

  • Automation

  • Power BI

  • Business Requirements

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.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Problem Solving

  • Leadership

  • Operations

  • Planning

  • Governance

  • Customer Service

  • Innovation

  • Sales

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.