The average pay for a Software Test Engineer (STE) is Rs 366,933 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Test Automation, Java, and Selenium Automated Test Tool. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

Rs 171,684 - Rs 880,634
Rs 170K
Rs 370K
Rs 880K
MEDIAN: Rs 366,933

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Rs 171,684 - Rs 880,634  
Rs 1,987 - Rs 98,633  
Profit Sharing
Rs -21.79 - Rs 844,299  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
Rs 171,684 - Rs 946,104  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 174

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 384,442

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Software Test Engineer (STE) Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Test Engineer (STE)?

Software Test Engineer (STE) in Bangalore:
"Work Flexibility, Low salary, Flexible office timings."
Pros: Work Flexibility. Good Atmosphere. Brand name.
Cons: Low Salary. Not much learning. Slow growth.

Software Test Engineer (STE) in Bangalore:
"Keen Observation Towards Stability, User Acceptance Skills"
Pros: Very much interested in finding the bugs and also finding a way to fix it.
Cons: I get irritated when the result of raised valid issue - is that the developer only says "It's as designed."

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Experience Affects Software Test Engineer (STE) Salaries

National Average
Rs 384,000

Skills That Affect Software Test Engineer (STE) Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 77%

up arrow 20%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 17%

up arrow 9%

System Testing
up arrow 3%

National Average
Rs 384,000

Black Box Testing
up arrow 1%

Regression Testing
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


26 %
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 22%