A recent report from Fortune Magazine ranked software quality assurance engineers and testers #7 in its list of the top 10 most in-demand jobs. It’s no surprise – with the increasing amount of smart devices in our day to day lives, companies need more qualified testers to perfect their apps.
For those making the switch to testing in 2017, opportunities will be abundant.
Here’s the top 10 list according to Fortune Magazine .
Top 10 In-Demand Jobs:
· Registered nurses
· Truck drivers
· Customer service representatives
· Sales managers
· Sales representatives
· First-line supervisors or managers of retail sales workers
· Software quality assurance engineers and testers
· General and operations managers
· Managers (all other)
· Accountants and auditors
Computer software quality assurance career will be amongst the fastest growing occupations through the year 2012-2022, according to the US Bureau of Labour Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook. Employment in this area is expected to increase by 32 percent by 2022, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.