As a test engineer or QA engineer, it is very important to have at least one of the Software testing certifications. This will help to broaden the software testing knowledge, also helpful for testing employees to get the promotion in their respective field in large MNC’s.
Here I am listing some important software testing certifications:
See the description to know why should one go for the respective certification.
CQA-Certified Quality Analyst:
For the Professional level of competence in the principles and practices of quality assurance in the IT profession.
CSTE-Certified Software Test Engineer:
Intended to establish standards for the initial qualification and provide direction for the testing function through an aggressive educational program.
CSTP- Certified Software Test Professional:
To teach individuals from different disciplines sound and effective testing techniques and methods and to certify them as Software Testing Professionals.
CQE- Quality Engineer Certificate:
CQE is designed for those who understand the principles of product and service quality evaluation and control.
Quality Manager Certification:
For those who understand quality principles and standards in relation to organization and human resource management
CSQE- Certified Software Quality Engineer:
CSQE is designed for those who have a comprehensive understanding of software quality development and implementation; have a thorough understanding of software inspection and testing, verification, and validation; and can implement software development and maintenance processes and methods
CQIA- Quality Improvement Associate Certificate:
CQIA is designed to assess basic knowledge of quality tools and their uses by individuals who are involved in quality improvement projects but do not necessarily come from traditional quality areas.
To apply for any of the certification or to know more in detail about any certification you can refer following links:
ASQ American society for quality Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE)
American society for quality Quality Improvement Associate
SSBB Six sigma black belt certification
ISEB Qualification in software testing
ISTQB Certified tester International software quality institute
Mercury tools certifications
CSQA Certified software quality analyst
Segue tools certifications