Software Tester Salary

The average pay for a Software Tester is Rs 310,575 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Test Automation, Test Planning, and SQL.

Rs 134,710 - Rs 604,248
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MEDIAN: Rs 310,574

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Rs 134,710 - Rs 604,248  
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Profit Sharing
Rs 959 - Rs 103,042  
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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 137,391 - Rs 610,961  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,101
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 315,865

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What is it like working as a Software Tester?

Software Tester in Bangalore:
"Corporate culture."
Pros: Challenging ,culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.

Software Tester in Chennai:
"Testing is a good job."
Pros: I feel happy to deliver a product as defect free. I given more effect to do the product as defect free and make it go to live. Invented new automation tools for our product and also I'm very interested to learn and research about new automation tool.

Software Tester in Bangalore:
"Profession for the curious."
Pros: Get to learn various domains. An individual gets knowledge of different strategies and implementations. Easier to start. Uncompromising standards required.
Cons: Not well paying. People to people cooperation is lacking.

Software Tester in Mumbai:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions"
Pros: My colleagues, they are the best
Cons: Top management, Inter decision on base level

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Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

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National Average
Rs 316,000

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

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Regression Testing
up arrow 4%

Black Box Testing
up arrow 3%

Automated Testing
up arrow 3%

Software Test
up arrow 1%

National Average
Rs 316,000

Acceptance Testing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 354 votes.


28 %
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 32%