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Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

$99.62K Median Salary 0 Job Openings (Annual Projection)


About This Career

Develop and execute software tests to identify software problems and their causes. Test system modifications to prepare for implementation. Document software and application defects using a bug tracking system and report defects to software or web developers. Create and maintain databases of known defects. May participate in software design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, operational characteristics, product designs, and schedules.

Reported Job Titles

Automation Tester, Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst), Quality Assurance Analyst (QA Analyst), Quality Assurance Engineer (QA Engineer), Quality Engineer, Software Quality Assurance Analyst (SQA Analyst), Software Quality Assurance Engineer (SQA Engineer), Software Quality Engineer, Software Test Engineer, Test Engineer

Skills You'll Need

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Deductive Reasoning
Inductive Reasoning
Oral Comprehension
Oral Expression
Problem Sensitivity
Written Comprehension
Written Expression
Information Ordering
Near Vision
Speech Recognition
Category Flexibility
Flexibility of Closure
Perceptual Speed
Fluency of Ideas
Selective Attention
Speech Clarity


Computers and Electronics
English Language
Engineering and Technology


Reading Comprehension
Active Listening
Critical Thinking
Complex Problem Solving
Quality Control Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Active Learning
Judgment and Decision Making
Operations Analysis
Systems Analysis
Operations Monitoring
Time Management

Technology Skills

Development environment software
Data base user interface and query software
Program testing software
Object or component oriented development software
Web platform development software
Operating system software
Data base management system software
Configuration management software
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
Application server software
Graphics or photo imaging software
Analytical or scientific software
Enterprise application integration software
Data base reporting software
Project management software
Video conferencing software
Video creation and editing software
Transaction server software
Word processing software
Business intelligence and data analysis software
Transaction security and virus protection software
Electronic mail software
Cloud-based data access and sharing software
Internet browser software
Web page creation and editing software
Content workflow software
Customer relationship management CRM software
Network security and virtual private network VPN equipment software
Graphical user interface development software
Computer aided design CAD software
Cloud-based management software
Requirements analysis and system architecture software
Spreadsheet software
Metadata management software
Geographic information system
Network monitoring software
Access software
Object oriented data base management software
Document management software
Desktop publishing software
File versioning software
Office suite software
Instant messaging software
Financial analysis software
Backup or archival software
Presentation software
Storage networking software
Information retrieval or search software
Medical software
Filesystem software
Accounting software
Enterprise system management software
Expert system software
Network operation system software
Computer based training software
Desktop communications software
Communications server software
Portal server software
Network conferencing software
Administration software
Device drivers or system software
Human resources software
Internet protocol IP multimedia subsystem software
Platform interconnectivity software
Data mining software
Industrial control software
Process mapping and design software


Mainframe computers
Central processing unit CPU processors
Integrated circuit testers
Computer servers
High end computer servers
Notebook computers
Flash memory storage card
Network routers
Digital cameras
Desktop computers
Personal computers