AU$86,541
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A Mid-Career Software Test Lead with Microsoft Office skills earns an average salary of AU$85,367 per year.

AU$68,870 - AU$107,818
AU$69K
AU$87K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$86,541
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Salary AU$68,870 - AU$107,818
Bonus AU$6,104
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AU$71,253 - AU$180,374
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

19%

-5%

National Average: AU$90,963

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

Key Stats for Software Test Lead

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
57%
10-19 years
43%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 52%