The average pay for a Software Tester in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 312,488 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Word, Java, Integration Testing, Test Planning, and SQL.

Rs 146,669 - Rs 596,360
Rs 150K
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MEDIAN: Rs 312,487

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Rs 147,090 - Rs 597,857  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 326
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Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

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National Average
Rs 316,000

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 34%

up arrow 29%

Integration Testing
up arrow 23%

Test Planning
up arrow 16%

up arrow 15%

Automated Testing
up arrow 11%

Regression Testing
up arrow 7%

System Testing
up arrow 3%

Test Automation
up arrow 3%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 1%

Software Test

National Average
Rs 316,000

Acceptance Testing
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up arrow 5%

Black Box Testing
up arrow 6%

Usability Testing
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


29 %
71 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 33%