What is the career path and related competencies for a Business Analyst?

A typical career path for a Business Analyst within a Organisation would be as below:

Analyst level

Technical and Behavioural competencies

Jr. BA

Technical Competencies: Business Analysis, Requirements gathering, Data Analysis, System Analysis, Process Analysis, Tools.

Behavioural Competencies: User/Customer centric, Team work, Communication, Analytical.

Associate BA

Technical Competencies: Business Analysis, Requirements gathering, Data Analysis, System Analysis, Process Analysis,  Tools, Gap Analysis, Solution identification.

Behavioural Competencies: User/Customer centric, Team work, Communication, Analytical, Influential, Result oriented.

Business Analyst

Technical Competencies: Business Analysis, Requirements gathering, Data Analysis, System Analysis, Process Analysis,  Tools, Gap Analysis, Solution identification, Benefit realisation, Consultancy.

Behavioural Competencies: User/Customer centric, Team work, Communication, Analytical, Influential, Result oriented, leadership.

Senior BA

Technical Competencies: Business Analysis, Requirements gathering, Data Analysis, System Analysis, Process Analysis,  Tools, Gap Analysis, Solution identification, Benefit realisation, Consultancy, Strategy analysis, Enterprise analysis.

Behavioural Competencies: User/Customer centric, Team work, Communication, Analytical, Influential, Result oriented, leadership, Visionary, Strategist.

Principal BA

Technical Competencies: Business Analysis, Requirements gathering, Data Analysis, System Analysis, Process Analysis,  Tools, Gap Analysis, Solution identification, Benefit realisation, Consultancy, Strategy analysis, Enterprise analysis, Change initiation and implementation.

Behavioural Competencies: User/Customer centric, Team work, Communication, Analytical, Influential, Result oriented, leadership, Visionary, Strategist, Conceptualization.