ICT Business Analyst ANZSCO 261111
ICT Business Analyst anzsco identifies and communicates with users to formulate and produce a requirements specification to create system and software solutions. ICT Business Analyst reviews and evaluates business and information needs of an organization. They co-ordinate the design of new IT solutions to improve business efficiency and productivity.
Skill level: 1
- Business Systems Analyst
- BA (ICT)
- Business Consultant (ICT)
Skills Assessment Authority
- ACS (Australian Computer Society)
Skill level: 1This occupation is on the following skill lists:
- Combined Skilled Occupations List (STSOL MLTSSL)
- Medium Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
- RSMS Occupations List (RSMSL)
- Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL)
- Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
As the occupation features on the MLTSSL as an occupation in demand in Australia, it is possible to apply for any of the visas in the General Skilled Migration (GSM) Program.
Visas in this category include the Skilled Independent 189, the Skilled Nominated 190, the Skilled Regional Nominated 489 or the Skilled Regional Sponsored 489 visas. In addition there is also the opportunity of applying for a number of employer sponsored visas if you have a firm offer of employment. There is no regional restriction for 457 visa applications for this occupation.
Unit Group: 2611 ICT Business and Systems Analysts
The job of ICT Business Analyst in Australia is to work with users to formulate system requirements, develop system plans and documentation, review and evaluate existing systems, and design and modify systems to meet users’ business needs.
Note: Non-ICT Business Analysts (for example, Management Consultants) are excluded from this unit group.
- working with users to formulate and document business requirements
- identifying, investigating, and analyzing business processes, procedures and work practices
- identifying and evaluating inefficiencies and recommending optimal business practices, and system functionality and behavior
- using project management methodologies, principles and techniques to develop project plans and to cost, resource and manage projects
- taking responsibility for deploying functional solutions, such as creating, adopting and implementing system test plans, which ensure acceptable quality and integrity of the system
- creating user and training documentation, and conducting formal training classes
- developing functional specifications for use by system developers
- using data and process modelling techniques to create clear system specifications for the design and development of system software
- acting as a central reference and information source, providing guidance and assistance in the system project decision making process
Most occupations in this group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations in this Group
- IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
- OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
- TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
- PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall
- Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
- Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
- Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
Closely Related Core ICT Units
- Business Information Systems
- Business Intelligence
- Business Process Reengineering
- Business System planning
- Enterprise architecture – (Enterprise Resource Management, Emerging Technologies)
- Expert Systems
- Information System Management
- Information Systems, Management Information Systems
- Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
- Requirements gathering
- Software Engineering
- Systems Analysis and Design
- System Development
- System Integration
- System Modeling
- User Requirements Definition
ICT Business Analysts formulate system requirements, develop system plans and documentation, design and modify systems to meet users’ business needs and review and evaluate existing systems. They are involved on Software Engineering, Systems Analysis and Design, System Development, System Integration, and System Modeling. ICT Business Analyst performs tasks like enterprise resource management, emerging technologies, expert systems. They also involves on business system planning and manages the subordinates. They ensure the quality and integrity of the system also takes responsibility for deploying functional solutions, such as creating, adopting and implementing system test plans.
Additional Closely Related ICT Units
- Algorithm design (Algorithm development)
- Artificial intelligence
- Automata theory
- Computer Science
- Critical Path Method
- Database design, Database implementation
- Database Management Systems – (Relational Database, Object Oriented Database, RDBMS)
- File Processing
- Human Computer Interaction
- Introduction to ICT – (Introduction to Computer Science, Computer Theory, Introduction to Business Computing, Computer Science I)
- Introduction to Information Systems
- Programming – (C, C++, Objective C, Visual C, Basic, Visual Basic, Java, Assembler, Cobol, Pascal, PL/1, Fortran, PHP, Pearl, AS3, FoxPro, and similar)
- Project Management
- Quality management – (Quality Assurance, Software Quality)
- Software validation – (Software Testing, Testing strategies and methods)
- Web Engineering – (Web Design, Internet Engineering)
ICT Business Analysts involves in business system planning, business process re-engineering and business information systems. They evaluates and monitor the processes and methods used in existing ICT systems. They also prepare and maintain the documentation which includes important operational procedures like proposes modifications, additional system components or new systems to meet user needs as expressed in specifications and other documentation. They also provides guidance and assistance in the system project and decision making process, so act as a central reference and information source,. They are responsible to gather the requirements and information to have efficiency in project. They have the role of systems analysis and design, development, Integration and system modeling.