Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

Code: 15-1253.00

Also known as: Application Integration Engineer, Computer Consultant, Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst), Product Assurance Engineer, Quality Assurance Analyst (QA Analyst), Software Quality Assurance Engineer (SQA Engineer), Software Quality Engineer, Software Test Engineer, Systems Engineer, Test Engineer

Description: 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.

Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

Typical wages

10% $65,210
25% $84,020
Median $110,140
75% $140,470
90% $170,100
10% $31.35
25% $40.39
Median $52.95
75% $67.53
90% $81.78

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 131,400