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Today, we bring you a trending topic on the IT market that can be of interest in case you’re looking for a new career or a salary raise
In this article, we’re going to tell you all about software testing, its definition, what it requires, and most importantly: where you can learn it all.
Are you ready to start?
What’s software testing?
Software Testing is defined as an activity to check whether the actual results match the expected results and to ensure that the software system is defect-free.
It involves the execution of a software component or system component to evaluate one or more properties of interest.
Software Testing also helps to identify errors, gaps, or missing requirements contrary to the actual requirements.
On the technology side, the testing can be either done manually or using automated tools
Why software testing?
The reason that software testing is becoming a high-demand skill by the day is simple: more and more companies in the world are using software to help them run their business, and no one wants to face inconvenient bugs daily
Softwares became a foundation for so many online activities, and they are everywhere, if you stop to see it.
Microsoft Windows, for example, is a software (the most used in the world).
Without, people with notebooks can’t use them, since it’s a basic function (except for Macbooks, that use Safari)
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and many others are also softwares.
The increased usage of these tools demands someone to overview them and guarantee they’re running smoothly, and that’s where the software testing skills come in
Career pathways for software testing
Inside the career opportunities reserved in the software testing niches, there are a few who has the best chance to be wanted in companies
Software Test Engineer
QA Team Coordinator
According to PayScale, the average salary range of a software tester is U$56,448 per year (around 4k dollars per month!)
Meanwhile, the average salary range for a software test engineer is U$80,119 per year!
It’s definitely good money, right?
And that’s only an estimative, considering that you can make even more depending on the company you join!
What do you need to learn about software testing to become a professional?
Now that you know how good the job is, you’re probably wondering what skills you need to learn to be qualified for the position
The answer to this question may differ from one school to another, but here at Vijay Computer Academy, we have a comprehensive outline for our Software Testing Boot Camp.
That’s mostly because we don’t require any previous skills or IT knowledge from our students. Anyone can start studying with us, and they will learn everything from scratch!
Here’s how our structure goes:
Computer Fundamentals & Programming Techniques
Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming
Importance of Software Engineering
Software Testing and Quality Assurance
Automation Testing (Selenium)
You can also take a look at our course outline below:
How long does a software testing course take?
Our Software Testing Boot Camp lasts from 14-20 weeks, depending on which model you decide to take it.
On the full-time program, you get it all done in 14 weeks, leaving you completely ready to jumpstart in your new career.
But if you have time restrictions, you can take our half-time program, and finish the boot camp in 20 weeks!
The knowledge passed in the modules is the same for both programs; the only difference is the timeline.
How do I sign up for the Software Testing Boot Camp?
Now that you learned about software testing and all its benefits + discovered VCA’s course, I’m sure you’re curious about how you can sign up for it!
We truly believe in easy/modern learning, so to take part in one of our courses all you need to do is:
1. Schedule a personalized career consultation
2. Get all the information/flyer for the certification/Bootcamp interested
3. Fill out the enrollment form
4. Pay the tuition
5. Start your learning!
As simple as that.
To schedule your personalized career consultation, you can just click it here!
The learning awaits for you, and so do we.
Come join us!
Plus: why choose Vijay Computer Academy for my software testing boot camp?
In case you’re new around here and are still thinking about why to choose our academy to learn, we highlighted 5 reasons why you can trust VCA for your studies.
Here are they:
Highly experienced IT expert trainers, with 10 to 40 years of industry experience
Small group training with personalized career consultation and job search assistance
Quality IT training with a strong foundation at highly competitive tuition
Flexible weekdays – weekend, online, and on-campus schedule
Live Projects, Internship, and Returnship opportunities
Strong alumni support with resources for latest career/job, work from home and remote work opportunities/community outreach,
Free workshops & conferences participation, networking opportunities
A for-profit organization that fights to bridge the skill and gender gap, taking social impact in credit every time
And these are just some of the reasons!
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