Software Testing is a process of verifying a system program to decide whether it meets the specified requirements and produces the desired results. As a result, you identify bugs in software products.

Software testers play a critical role in application development, as testers help to deliver quality products.

The core skill required to be good tester is analytical mind to think about why , who , when, How  for any task  and understand business requirement to control the quality process. There are following skills should have to be a good  software tester.

Non-Technical Skills

Analytical skills : A good software tester should have sharp analytical skills. Analytical skills will help to break up a complex tasks  into sub tasks to gain a better understanding and create test cases to test the functionality of the given tasks.

Communication skill: A good software tester must have good verbal and written communication skill. Writing test cases , plans , bug reports etc created by the tester should be easy to read.  To deal  with developers will require a good communication skills to explain the issues.

Time Management & Organisation Skills : A tester must manage their workload. Tester should have high productivity with optimal time management, and organisation skills.

Team Player : Person should be team player. Acting as tester in development team require to interact  with all the team members like product owner, business analyst, developer etc.

Technical Skills

Knowledge of Web & Mobile Apps

Good understanding of Task Management Tool Like JIRA etc.

Can understand Software terminologies 

Database Knowledge like SQL, MySql, Oracle etc.

Automation Testing 

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