Get a Job in Software Testing

Are you looking for a job in software testing, or an IT job with a quality assurance (QA) focus? Get the power of certification.

Whether you are new to software testing or are considering a career change from an IT job to a software testing job, IT certifications and software testing certifications have long been a favorite tool of professionals looking for IT jobs and QA jobs. In fact, according to a survey of 700 IT job professionals, most say certifications have led to raises and better jobs. Want to learn more? Download our free white paper, How to Get a Job in Software Testing: 7 Qualities of the Successful Software Testing Job Applicant.

When it comes to software testing certification, ISTQB Certification is the global standard. It is by far the number one software tester certification in the world, used by more than 500,000 testers in 100+ countries.

Why should you choose ISTQB certification? Because it can help open doors to software testing and software quality jobs:

  • Many companies include ISTQB Certification in their job posting requirements.
  • Many software testing managers are happy to see ISTQB Certification on a resume. Why? Because it shows your interest in software testing, dedication to the profession, and a desire to learn and grow.
  • Knowledge gained from ISTQB Certification can help you get a job testing games.

As a bonus, when you obtain your ISTQB Certification through ASTQB, the U.S. Board for ISTQB Certification, you can post your resume and search for jobs here on the website, at no charge. See the ASTQB Software Testing Career Center for scholarships, internships, jobs, and career advice.

Continue your visit by learning more by choosing from the links below.

  • The steps to certification.
  • The free glossary of software testing – choose from the PDF and online, searchable options below.
  • The free ISTQB body of knowledge that we refer to as the syllabus – see directly below.
  • The free ISTQB Foundation Level Certification sample exam questions – see directly below.


ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL)


ISTQB Foundation Level Certification Syllabus

Sample Exam

ISTQB Foundation Level Sample Exams
Exclusively prepared by ASTQB for the U.S. exam quality standards.

ISTQB Foundation Level Sample Exam Answers
Exclusively prepared by ASTQB for the U.S. exam quality standards.

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