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Which career, Business Analyst or Software Engineer?

Which career is more stable in the long run. Which career will be more in demand in the furture? Is it still possible to become a Business Analyst even after becoming a Software Engineer? Which one has a better salary?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Software Engineer is a more stable career with more demand in the future.

    You can become a Business Analyst after becoming a Software Engineer.

    Software engineer has a better salary.

    I would choose what you like to do most, its better to enjoy what you do, than hate what you do but makes lots of money.

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  • 1 decade ago

    I've been both and prefer Analyst. The pay is comparable, and Analysts don't get off-shored as frequently as developers. But it really depends on what you like doing for work... they're two very different jobs.

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  • 3 years ago

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  • 4 years ago

    This is a slam dunk. Software Engineer for sure and the pay is better.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I would defninitely say business analyst - hands down.

    Source(s): Years of experience in a variety of roles as a software engineer for large companies. Software development is very unstable, dicey, and always being outsourced to India. Not to mention, Comp Sci isn't one of the easier college programs out there.
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