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Software Tester As A Career

Software Tester As A Career
May 31
12:32 2019

Software Tester

A software tester is an individual who test software for bugs, errors, defects or any problem that can affect the performance of computer software or an application, it is part of software development team and perform functional and non-functional testing of software using manual and automated software testing techniques.

Qualification

Academic background of a software tester should be in Computer Science.
A BTech/ B.E., MCA, BCA, BSc- Computers, will land you a job quickly.

Skills

  • Communication skill
  • Time Management & Organization Skills Technical skills
  • Analytical skills

Institution

  • International Software Testing Qualifications Board
  • CMC limited
  • CETPA
  • Seed infotech limited
  • Qspiders software testing training institution
  • STC Technologies
  • QA Camp

Courses

Certified Software Tester (CSTE)
Duration : 5 days
Fees : ₹ 1,90,000

Advance Database security testing
Duration : 6 days
Fees : ₹ 2,00,000

Free online software testing courses

Quality Assurance Training – (Provided by H2KInfosys)
QA Manual Software Testing – (Available on Udemy)

Salary

Fresher salary are in range between Rs 10,000/- to Rs 20,000/- per month.

Experience salary are in range between Rs 25,000/- to Rs 35,000/- per month

Alternate Career Tracks as a Software Tester

Once you have got your hand dirty in manual testing, you can pursue following specializations

  • Automation Testing: As an Automation Test Engineer, you will be responsible for automating manual test case execution which otherwise could be time-consuming. Tools used IBM Rational Robot, Silk performer, and QTP
  • Performance Testing: As a performance test engineer, you will be responsible for checking application responsiveness (time is taken to load, maximum load application can handle), etc. Tools used WEBLoad, Loadrunner.
  • Business Analyst: A major advantages Testers have over Developers is that they have an end to end business knowledge. An obvious career progression for testers is to become a Business Analyst. As a Business Analyst, you will be responsible for analyzing and assessing your company’s business model and workflows. As a BA, you will intergrate these models and workflows with technology.

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