6 Skills One Needs to Become a Good Tester

So you’ve decided to occupy yourself with mobile application testing, desktop testing or web site testing. Take a minute to think whether you are really interested in it.

If you do not feel totally absorbed in the field of software testing and do not dream about becoming a great tester, better do not even try this.

There are a lot of possibilities to develop interest in testing. Passion to software testing can help to move on a career ladder in a software testing company.

If one has a great interest in testing but can’t find a job, the problem can lay in a lack of necessary knowledge. Let’s dwell on this.


There are Some Things One Should be Good at to Get a Job of a Tester:

  • understanding of the basic rules of testing;
  • problem solving;
  • programming;
  • MS Office;
  • communication (one should be able to express what he or she thinks clearly and write good reports);
  • time-management.

Some reputable certificates are very useful as well. They make clients confident in the testers’ skills. Knowing of automated testing will be a great plus too.

If you do not have all the required skills, you shouldn’t panic as you can acquire them if you want to become a good tester.