£17,160 Average salary at age 20
£35,360 Average Salary
36 Average hours per week


Job holders in this unit group advise on the effectiveness of an organisation’s procedures, systems and methods and perform other business and related functions not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 353: Business, Finance and Related Associate Professionals.

Main Tasks

  • Studies particular department or problem area and assesses its interrelationships with other activities;
  • Studies work methods and procedures by measuring work involved and computing standard times for specified activities, and produces report detailing suggestions for increasing efficiency and lowering costs;
  • Analyses project components, organises them into a logical sequence and establishes the minimum time required for the project;
  • Purchases services, receives payment from clients, processes contracts and deals with contractual arrangements;
  • Canvasses political opinion, writes and distributes leaflets, writes and distributes press releases and other such material to promote the image and policies of a political party or election candidate, arranges fund raising activities, and organises and participates in election campaigns.


There are no formal academic entry requirements, although entrants typically possess GCSEs/S grades, A levels/H grades, a BTEC/SQA award or equivalent qualifications. Professional qualifications are available and may be required by some employers.

What Business and related associate professionals n.e.c. studied in higher education

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What Business and related associate professionals n.e.c. studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(C9) Others in biological sciences1
(L4) Social policy1
(G3) Statistics1
(L7) Human & social geography2
(G1) Mathematics5
(W2) Design studies2
(L3) Sociology2
(C1) Biology1
(H3) Mechanical engineering1
(F1) Chemistry2
(C8) Psychology4
(V3) History by topic1
(H4) Aerospace engineering1
(F7) Science of aquatic & terrestrial environments1
(W3) Music1
(F6) Geology1
(F8) Physical geographical sciences2
(C7) Molecular biology, biophysics & biochemistry1
(Q3) English studies2
(H8) Chemical, process & energy engineering1
(L2) Politics5
(H1) General engineering1
(H2) Civil engineering1
(R4) Spanish studies1
(R1) French studies1
(N5) Marketing2
(W4) Drama1
(M1) Law by area2
(M2) Law by topic2
(J9) Others in technology1
(I2) Information systems1
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport2
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine1
(B1) Anatomy, physiology & pathology1
(P5) Journalism1
(V5) Philosophy1
(F3) Physics1
(L1) Economics5
(N1) Business studies10
(X3) Academic studies in education1
(L5) Social work1
(K4) Planning (urban, rural & regional)1
(N4) Accounting2
(C6) Sport & exercise science2
(P3) Media studies1
(N2) Management studies5
(V1) History by period3
(N3) Finance2
(H6) Electronic & electrical engineering1
(L6) Anthropology1
(I1) Computer science3

UK Prospects

232600 Workforce Size
2.85% Predicted growth 2024 - 2027
17036 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

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