“If you want to be a tester, know how to write reasonable code.” – CATHERINE POWELL
Interesting quote here. We did a bit of research into the market. If you were to type in “Quality Assurance Tester” in a job search you’ll often find the following requirements:
- Background in programming languages
- Good understanding of user stories / use cases
- Knowledgable of writing test cases
- Understanding of test environments and testing tools
- Functional testing
- Help design and develop comprehensive automated test strategy and test cases
- Reviewing business and functional requirements in order to produce a test strategy and test cases
- You will also need some programming background in ___ (Fill in the blank)
So what are your thoughts on this?
Do quality assurance testers need to code?