A Software Test Lead earns an average salary of AU$90,675 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Test Automation is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$69,592 - AU$118,857
AU$70K
AU$90K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$89,951
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50%
90%
AU$33.59 - AU$101
AU$34
AU$74
AU$100
MEDIAN: AU$73.70
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$136K
Salary AU$69,592 - AU$118,857
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,232
Profit Sharing AU$1,017
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).
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AU$70,919 - AU$136,221
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 210
Hourly Data AU$0AU$101
Hourly Rate AU$33.59 - AU$101
Overtime AU$40.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$136K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,232
Profit Sharing AU$1,017
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).
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AU$70,919 - AU$136,221
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Software Test Lead

The role of a software test lead is to effectively lead a test team. In this role, the lead must understand how to effectively implement a testing process while holding a manager's leadership duties. The software test lead must meet supervisors' and colleagues' expectations within the company's time frames for release. During the testing process, the software test lead may create a new customer profile, update existing profiles, and conduct security, backup, and recovery. Responsibilities may be tailored depending on the software test lead's specific organization. However, the testing team is usually involved in design review, function testing, and system testing.

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Software Test Lead Tasks

  • Shape and grow a team of testers.
  • Analyze test results and communicate with other teams to resolve software defects.
  • Contribute to planning software development process to produce high quality products.
  • Create and implement tests, test cases, and design specifications.

Software Test Lead Pay By Employer

$0$100K

InfoSys Limited
18 profiles
$74,844

$85,121

Cognizant
10 profiles
$82,377

$81,206

Syntel, Inc.
10 profiles
$71,000

$76,474

$78,092

Accenture
4 profiles
$90,098

Software Test Lead Job Listings

Popular Skills for Software Test Lead

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$93,047

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Software Test Lead

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Software Test Lead Salaries

▲6%

National Average
AU$93,000

▼3%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Software Test Lead Salaries


Test Planning
▼0%

National Average
AU$93,000




SQL
▼4%

▼4%


▼7%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 72%