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What are free online courses available for software testing?

Can anyone please suggest me some of the free online courses available for software testing online courses available for software testing.

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Today almost everything in this world runs on software be it your Smartphone, TV, Computer even watches and cars. The world demand and admires intuitive and dependable technology, and in a rapidly growing market-place, therefore even small negligence might result in something disastrous. Software needs to be tested for bugs and to ensure the product meets the requirements and produces the desired results. Testing ensures premier user experience by eliminating weaknesses in software development. To be able to build high-quality scalable software, one has to think like a software tester.

JOB VIEWPOINT:

According to a recent article by Forbes, Software Quality Assurance Engineer is ranked as one of the best paying jobs in America.

O*Net Online, there are 233,000 Software Quality Assurance Engineers and there will be 37,000 job opening for the same.

Starting salaries for graduate-level software testing positions are in the region of £18,000 to £24,000 (depending on company size and location) [Source: Prospects.ac.uk ].

COURSES

Opting for any of these courses makes you eligible for a job as a software developer and tester, quality assurance engineer.

1. Software Testing

a) Amazon Web Services

b) Platform: Udacity

c) Timeline: 1 Month

d) Skill Level: Intermediate

e) Instructors: John Regehr and Sean Bennett

2. Software Testing Fundamentals

a) University of Maryland

b) Platform: edX

c) Timeline: 8 weeks (8-10 hours a week)

d) Skill Level: Introductory

e) Instructors: Dr Michael. Scott Brown and Dr. Renata Rand McFadden

3. Software Testing Management

a) University of Maryland

b) Platform: edX

c) Timeline: 8 weeks (8-10 hours a week)

d) Skill Level: Introductory

e) Instructors: Dr Michael Scott Brown and Dr Renata Rand McFadden and Dr Mir Mohammed Assadullah

4. Software Engineering Essentials

a) Technische Universität München

b) Platform: edX

c) Timeline: 8 weeks (5 to 7 hours a week)

d) Skill Level: Intermediate

e) Instructors: Bernd Bruegge, Stephan Krusche and Andreas Seitz

5. Testing with Agile

a) University of Virginia

b) Platform: Coursera

c) Timeline: 3 weeks (2-4 hours a week)

d) Instructor: Alex Cowan

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