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Business Analyst

Business Analyst Job Description

What does a Business Analyst do?

Business Analysts are functional experts who help organizations reach their strategic goals, improve their processes, and optimize their systems. They accomplish this by identifying problems, discovering enhancement opportunities, and facilitating business change and improvement.

Business Analysts collaborate internally and externally with software developers, hardware specialists, vendors, business partners, and clients. Their skills are often required in marketing and financial capacities as well in order to develop initiatives and strategies that optimize costs and improve internal and external reporting.



Business Analysts may need experience with any or all of the following (or similar programs):

  • UML Diagrams (Visio, LucidCharts, SmartDraw, etc.)
  • Prototyping/Wireframe Tools (Axure, Pencil, Balsamiq, etc.) 
  • Project Management Tools (Wrike, Trello, Jira, Version One (etc.)



  • Requirements gathering, analysis, and documentation
  • Reports generation
  • Analysis Techniques (Process flow diagrams, business process model, data mapping, etc.)
  • Data analysis and management

Other job titles for Business Analyst

Business Architect, Business Process Analyst, IT Business Analyst, Requirements Engineer, Business Systems Analyst, Functional Analyst

Business Analyst Salary in the Philippines

How much does a Business Analyst make?

The average monthly salary of a Business Analyst in Philippines ranges between Php 40,925 - Php 81,620 (median: Php 61,273).

0 to 2 years experience

P15,000 - P71,000 (median: P43,000)

3 to 5 years experience

P24,250 - P166,667 (median: P95,458)

6 to 10 years experience

P30,416 - P250,000 (median: P140,208)

Salary information is based on the data collected, analyzed, and standardized by Recruitday team from employers, jobseekers, and other sources as of May 14, 2020.

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