QA Analyst Jobs

QA Analyst Overview


A quality assurance analyst works to test a software program and report any bugs that might appear. Commonly known as a software tester, quality assurance analysts are responsible for catching any major problems that reduce the quality of the product before it goes to launch. They must document every problem that occurs and reproduce it exactly so that developers can implement a fix for it. Doing so prevents a piece of software from being released with a bug. A QA analyst may work closely with both IT support technicians and system security analysts.

QA Analyst Education Requirements


Generally, a QA analyst will have a bachelor’s degree although some get by with just a high school diploma and experience. Most firms will expect quality assurance analysts to have at least some college coursework under their belt on top of a large amount of experience and skill with computers and software. QA analysts undergo a lot of on-the-job training in order to learn a company’s specific procedures but are generally left to work on their own. Patience is required as reproducing the specific bug can often be tedious. Analysts might be expected to work with the same program for months at a time.

QA Analyst Job Market


The job availability for quality assurance project coordinators is expected to grow by 25% by 2022, an extraordinary amount of growth due to the industry’s increasing pervasiveness. This growth is expected to generate around 20,000 new jobs each year.

QA Analyst Salary


The average yearly wage of a quality assurance analyst ranges from as low as $40,000 to as high as $110,000 depending upon the employer. Senior analysts will make a much higher wage than those just starting out. However, quality assurance analysts tend to be entry-level workers, so this wage is far better than most equivalent jobs that require the same experience.
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7 QA Analyst jobs found on Monster.

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Position: Lead Software Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst job in Cleveland, OH Location: Cleveland, OH Duration: 12 month Contract Modis, a leader in the IT staffing industry, is working with a client on a Lead Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst job in Cleveland, OH to join their technology-focused, forward-thinking organization. Position Description: The Lead Software Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst...
Job Description: SLAIT Consulting is currently seeking a Lead HRMS Peoplesoft Quality Assurance Analyst for our client in the Newport News/Virginia Beach, VA area. JOB FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES The quality assurance (QA) analyst is primarily responsible for testing all software products that are either built in-house or for testing the integration of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products...
Job Description: SLAIT Consulting is currently seeking an HRMS PeopleSoft Quality Assurance Analyst for our client in the Newport News/Virginia Beach, VA area. JOB FUNCTION AND Responsibilities The quality assurance (QA) analyst is primarily responsible for testing all software products that are either built in-house or for testing the integration of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products tha...
Job Description: SLAIT Consulting is currently seeking a Sharepoint Quality Assurance Analyst for our client in the Newport News/Virginia Beach, VA area. JOB FUNCTION AND Responsibilities The quality assurance (QA) analyst is primarily responsible for testing all software products that are either built in-house or for testing the integration of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products that inte...
Job Description: SLAIT Consulting is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst with Cognos +/or BI skills for our client in the Newport News/Virginia Beach, VA area. PLEASE NOTE: Cognos +/or BI are NOT required, but are strongly preferred. JOB FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES The quality assurance (QA) analyst is primarily responsible for testing all software products that are either built in...
Our client, a leader in Broadcast Media, Digital & Entertainment, is seeking a Manual Q/A Analyst to work on multiple web development projects. You must have excellent SQL experience, as well as API testing and working on Front-End (Java or .Net) projects. You'll be responsible for participating in the design & implementation of QA test strategies, developing QA standards for assigned applications...
Solutions Point is currently recruiting for two Sr QA Analyst / Leads. Our client located in Topeka Ks. Large company with 2500 plus employees. Initially these will be 1 year contract to hire roles. They definitely want to hire individuals who are interested in being permanent employees as these will be key positions for them going forward. This is a great opportunity to get in the door with a ver...

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Quality Assurance Career Tools

Software Quality Assurance Analyst

Salaries

$37,440.00 - $93,750.00
Typical Salary for Software Quality Assurance Analyst
(433 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
49.8%
Some College Coursework Completed
18.6%
Master's
14.9%
Associates
9.7%
High School
3%
(269 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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