New-age careers: Software Testing

New-age careers: Software Testing

March 24, 2021

Software testing is a process, to evaluate the functionality of a software application with an intent to find whether the developed software met the specified requirements or not and to identify the defects to ensure that the product is defect-free in order to produce a quality product. It’s a significant and integral part of the software development process.

Job Description

  • Reviewing software requirements and preparing test scenarios
  • Executing tests on software usability
  • Analyzing test results on database impacts, errors or bugs, and usability
  • Preparing reports on all aspects related to the software testing carried out and reporting to the design team
  • Interacting with clients to understand product requirements
  • Participating in design reviews and providing input on requirements, product design, and potential problems


Class 12: Science stream with physics, chemistry and mathematics as major subjects

Undergraduate courses: BE in all streams, B.Tech, B.Sc, BCA and IT diploma courses

Postgraduate courses: M.Tech, MCA and IT diploma courses

Skills Required

Technical Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of Database/ SQL
  • Knowledge and real-time experience of a Test Management tool
  • Basic knowledge of Linux commands
  • Knowledge and real-time experience of any Defect Tracking tool
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of Automation tool

Non-technical Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skill
  • Time management
  • Positive attitude
  • Passion

Study Courses

  • Global certification courses in Automotive Software Tester / Test Automation Engineer / Usability Testing / Security Tester / Performing Testing from ISTQB, Bengaluru 
  • Diploma in Software Testing from Seed Infotech, Pune 
  • Software Automation Testing Training Course in Webtek Labs, Delhi 
  • Software Testing Certificate course in MindQ, Hyderabad 
  • Certificate course in Software Testing from QSpiders, Bengaluru
  • Certificate in Software Testing Training from Quality Software Technologies, Mumbai 
  • Certificate in Software Testing from Agile Academy, Ahmedabad
  • Software Testing Training certificate course in FITA, Chennai
  • Software Testing Certificate course in Quick XpertInfotech, Thane 
  • Advanced Software Testing Certificate Course in Karmick Institute, Kolkata 

Career Progression

Software Tester – Senior Test Engineer – Software Test Lead


Rs 2 lakh – Rs 20 lakh

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