Business Intelligence Analysts

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What do they do?

Produce financial and market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.

Also known as:

Business Intelligence Analyst, Business Intelligence Manager, Commercial Intelligence Manager, Competitive Intelligence Analyst, Consultant, Strategic Business and Technology Intelligence, Director of Enterprise Strategy, Director of Market Intelligence, Director, Global Intelligence, Intelligence Analyst, Manager, Competitive Intelligence, Manager, Market Intelligence, Managing Consultant, Clinical Professor, Principal Strategist, Senior Analyst, Competitive Intelligence, Senior Analyst-Market Intelligence, Senior Market Intelligence Consultant, SVP, Research and Strategic Analysis

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Computer Occupations, All Other is projected to grow 2 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 2%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #27 in job growth rate
  • 1,340

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #8 in net job growth
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Majors that prepare Business Intelligence Analysts:

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (1.3%)
  • Master's degree (15.6%)
  • Bachelor's degree (39.5%)
  • Associate's degree (14.4%)
  • Some college, no degree (20.3%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (8.4%)
  • Less than high school diploma (0.7%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Analyze market or customer related data.
  • Update knowledge about emerging industry or technology trends.
  • Develop information communication procedures.
  • Prepare analytical reports.
  • Update computer database information.
  • Create databases to store electronic data.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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