There are several major QA certifications online. What are the most popular software testing certifications, how do you achieve them, how much do they cost, and how important is it to get Agile QA certifications?
Types of Certifications
The two biggest sources of QA certifications are the ISTQB and the QAI. Each offers multiple types of software testing certifications.
If you’re looking to specialize in a particular type of QA (such as security testing or management), it’s worth getting the certificate specific to that position.
However, any of the more general QA certifications should be suitable for most testers. Further, if you decide to focus on a different area of QA, having a certification that only applies to your old specialty may not be useful. Continue reading →