From Manual Testing to Automation Testing: Career Transition

1. Learn a programming language such as Java, Python, or C#.

2. Gain proficiency in automation tools like Selenium, Appium, or TestComplete.

3. Familiarize yourself with testing frameworks like JUnit, NUnit, or TestNG.

4. Understand version control systems like Git or SVN.

5. Learn to write and execute automation test scripts for web or mobile applications.

6.  Gain knowledge of agile methodologies like Scrum or Kanban.

7. Get familiar with continuous integration and delivery tools like Jenkins or Travis CI.

8. Build a portfolio of automation projects and contribute to open-source automation frameworks.

9. Network with automation professionals and attend conferences, meetups, and webinars.

Essential for Job Search: 1. Build your resume 2. Tailor your LinkedIn profile.  3. Update your job board profiles.