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Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

Develop and execute software tests to identify software problems and their causes.

Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

About this Career Path

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.

Salary Breakdown

Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

$79,610

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$46,990

ENTRY LEVEL

$77,620

MID LEVEL

$124,550

EXPERT LEVEL

$38.27

AVERAGE HOURLY

$22.59

ENTRY LEVEL

$37.32

MID LEVEL

$59.88

EXPERT LEVEL

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Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

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KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

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English Language

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Mathematics

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Engineering and Technology

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Design

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Reading Comprehension

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Active Listening

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Critical Thinking

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Speaking

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Writing

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ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

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Inductive Reasoning

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Oral Comprehension

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Oral Expression

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Problem Sensitivity

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