Testers and QAs
Polish IT
Community Report 2021

Work and technologies

What do you test
Multiple choice
Web
77%
API
54%
Mobile
39%
Desktop
33%
Other
15%
Security
9.0%
IoT / embedded
8.4%
Games
2.8%
AI / Machine Learning
1.9%
What do you do during your work
Multiple choice
Write and maintain case tests
82%
Create documentation
58%
Create reports
47%
Maintain testing and development environments
44%
Write the code
35%
Data analysis
34%
Write User Stories
27%
Collect requirements
24%
Integration/ deployment
22%
TDD / ATDD / BDD
22%
Monitor the production environment
21%
Coaching and consulting related to QA
19%
Unit testing
19%
Implement and implementations monitoring
18%
Customer service
13%
Sales support
3.4%
What documentation do you use during testing
Multiple choice
Tests reports
71%
Error reports
70%
Testing scripts
56%
High-level testing plan
38%
Dashboards
35%
Low-level testing plans
29%
What testing methods do you use
Multiple choice
Testing scenarios walkthrough
87%
Exploratory testing
84%
Testing based on test specification
66%
Ad Hoc tests
57%
Bug Hunting
37%
Log analysis and product telemetry
37%
User simulation
31%
Testing in pairs
13%
Testing on a limited group of recipients(beta testing)
13%
Mob testing
6.2%
How do you know what to test
Multiple choice
Own experience from previous projects
81%
User Stories
65%
Formal requirements
63%
Exploratory testing and heuristics
62%
Knowledge from brainstorming sessions / team meatings
58%
Other
13%
Application modeling
7.0%
Do you know any programming language
Yes
No
1: 77.8 78% 0: 22.2 22%
What programming languages do you know
Including scripting and markup languages; multiple choice
SQL
52%
Java
51%
Python
46%
HTML / CSS
40%
JavaScript
31%
C#
23%
Bash / Shell / PowerShell
17%
C++
14%
TypeScript
7.3%
C
6.8%
PHP
6.3%
Inny
3.7%
Kotlin
2.7%
Ruby
2.7%
Swift
2.4%
Assembly
1.3%
Go
1.1%
How did you learn programming
Myself (books, internet, free courses)
85%
Working on the project
54%
At the University
35%
Paid programming courses
23%
From friend/mentor
19%
Do you write scripts for automated testing
I create automated scripts
I don't create automated scripts
I create automated scripts: 64.4 64% I don't create automated scripts: 35.6 36%
Where do you see yourself in few years
I will be a tester or a test manager
60%
I will be a developer or a team leader
14%
I don't know where I would like to be in few years
13%
I have other plans
3.9%
I will be a Project Manager
3.7%
I will be a consultant or a coach (still in industry)
2.7%
I will work in Business
1.8%
I will retire
1.2%
How many people work in testing team in your company
<10
83%
10-20
13%
21-50
3.1%
>50
1.0%
How would you rate cooperation with developers
1 - very bad, 7 - very good
33%
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Salary vs creating automated tests
Employment contract, civil contract and contract of commission - net, B2B -net on the invoice
I create automated tests
6 500
I don't create automated tests
4 726
I create automated tests
4 307
I don't create automated tests
3 998
I create automated tests
12 481
I don't create automated tests
8 725

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