The most popular certification for Business Analysts is the Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA). If you are a business analyst and have 2-3 years of professional experience, then you should definitely go for the CCBA certification as it has many benefits. It will recognise your skill and ability to work on more complex projects.
What is Business Analysis?
Business Analysis is the study and documentation of the business problems and presenting its solution through software solutions or other recommendations.
As per the IIBA, "Business analysis is the practise of enabling change in an enterprise by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. Business analysis enables an enterprise to articulate needs and bring change, and to design and describe solutions that can deliver value and growth."
What Do Business Analysts Do?
Business analysts work with all levels of professionals and executives in an organization. Their main role is to define strategy, develop architecture of software solution, work with project manager to build the software system and also supporting the continuous improvement in the project and the technical resource which are being used to develop the project and finally building a solution which has all the features as defined in the SRS document build by him while communicating with the customer.
If you want to become a CCBA Business Analyst, then you should read the BABOK Guide book, which is the globally recognised standard for business analysis.
Salaries of CCBA Certified Professionals
The research report, IIBA’s 2021 Global State of Business Analysis Report, says that the CCBA-certified professionals earn an average of $99,136. It also says that certified professionals get a much higher salary than non-certified ones.