Some of the skills we found on test analyst resumes included "test scripts," "business process," and "test results." We have detailed the most important test analyst responsibilities below.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a test analyst. We found that 67.0% of test analysts have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 15.1% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most test analysts have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every eight test analysts were not college graduates.
The test analysts who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied computer science and business, while a small population of test analysts studied electrical engineering and information technology.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a test analyst. We've found that most test analyst resumes include experience from The Pearson Companies, ICF, and Infosys Public Services. Of recent, The Pearson Companies had 50 positions open for test analysts. Meanwhile, there are 37 job openings at ICF and 10 at Infosys Public Services.
Since salary is important to some test analysts, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Sunoco, Amazon.com, and Expedia Group. If you were to take a closer look at Sunoco, you'd find that the average test analyst salary is $114,559. Then at Amazon.com, test analysts receive an average salary of $111,827, while the salary at Expedia Group is $111,048.