The average pay for a Software Test Lead with SQL skills is AU$88,457 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$69,569 - AU$114,169
AU$70K
AU$90K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$89,974
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50%
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AU$33.75 - AU$91.56
AU$76
MEDIAN: AU$76.30
50%
AU$0AU$156K
Salary AU$69,569 - AU$114,169
Bonus AU$2,975
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AU$70,896 - AU$156,000
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data AU$0AU$91
Hourly Rate AU$76.30
Annual Data AU$0AU$156K
Bonus AU$2,975
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$70,896 - AU$156,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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

National Average: AU$91,603

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

Key Stats for Software Test Lead

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Software Test Lead Salaries

National Average
AU$92,000

▼1%

▼6%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 69%