#7 – “Software quality assurance engineers and testers”
Your job is one of the top 10 in demand jobs of 2015, according to Fortune Magazine. And, it is quite obvious why:
As a software tester, you play a vital role in the development process of applications and software.
Accordingly, “ISTQB’s independent, nonprofit status, coupled with its global recognition, code of ethics, and high-quality syllabi make them a perfect partner independently servicing regulated [testing] markets.”
But, what does this mean for you, the software tester?
A Career Path Supported with ISTQB Certification:
“ISTQB certification path takes a tester from Foundation level, through Agile, Advanced, and Expert levels – with education, training, and testing at every step along the way. It’s easy to realize the benefits of being able to train and qualify staff at the various ISTQB levels and see the benefits that brings to a test lab, as well as the industry at large.” – Linda Lemieux
ISTQB certification has been designed to support the knowledge of software testers throughout their professional careers. From Foundation level to Expert level, you acquire knowledge starting from basic understanding to in-depth practical oriented certification based on best practices.
ISTQB’s mission is “to continually improve and advance the software testing profession by: defining and maintaining a body of knowledge which allows testers to be certified based on best practices, connecting the international software testing community, and encouraging research.”
With continued learning with ISTQB you are a valuable asset and your skills and competencies have international recognition. The efficient and effective testing practices learned from ISTQB certification promise a higher level of reliability and quality in applications being developed, which is a competitive advantage for the company hiring you.
According to the ISTQB Effectiveness Survey:
Design your own career path with ISTQB Certification and become exactly what the testing market demands. Ready to get started?