Mid-Career Software Test Lead with Project Management Skills Salary (Australia)

A Mid-Career Software Test Lead with Project Management skills earns an average salary of AU$86,494 per year.

AU$76,319 - AU$103,646
AU$76K
AU$89K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$88,563
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Salary AU$76,319 - AU$103,646
Bonus AU$6,000
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AU$76,503 - AU$116,610
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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$90,197

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Key Stats for Software Test Lead

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %
5-9 years
56%
10-19 years
44%

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 60%