Quality Assurance Tester

Average Salary
£32,760
Job Forecast
+8%
Currently Employed in Scotland
5,997
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What is a Quality Assurance Tester

Your day involves testing a new game to make sure it doesn’t have any glitches. Work with the a range of platforms, such as Playstation, Xbox and PC. Test out RPGS, first person shooters and multiplayer stories. 

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Test out different games and take note of any glitches.
  • Contribute to game production process.
  • Create documents on bugs that have been found.

Getting in and Qualifications

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There's no set pathway to becoming a Quality Assurance Tester. However, many Quality Assurance Testers will have studied a degree in Quality Assurance.

Quality Assurance Testers have knowledge of computers, so an apprenticeship in Software Development Data Science are also good options.

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Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.