AU$54,820
Avg. Salary
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The average rate for a Software Tester in Perth, Western Australia is AU$35.00 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$44,096 - AU$90,000
AU$44K
AU$55K
AU$90K
MEDIAN: AU$54,820
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AU$24.36 - AU$49.66
AU$24
AU$33
AU$50
MEDIAN: AU$32.50
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AU$0AU$96K
Salary AU$44,096 - AU$90,000
Bonus AU$2,948
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$46,108 - AU$96,992
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$24.36 - AU$49.66
Annual Data AU$0AU$96K
Bonus AU$2,948
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$46,108 - AU$96,992
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Software Tester

When a software or app developer is creating a program for professional or consumer use, a software tester plays a key role in the process. The tester typically works as part of a quality assurance or engineering quality control department. He or she receives software builds at various stages of completion and puts the program through a variety tests, documenting the software's response. One of the key components in testing is documenting the steps performed in software testing; documentation is especially important since it is often key to helping programmers and software engineers to discover coding problems. Another key aspect of the tester's work is finding repeatable crashes and bugs in a program.

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Software Tester Tasks

  • Evaluate software applications for errors and stability.
  • Debug scripts and identify system flaws.
  • Perform both manual and automated testing strategies.
  • Develop testing strategies and analysis for software programs.

Software Tester Job Listings

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
21%

Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

▲36%

National Average
AU$59,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

SQL
▲15%

National Average
AU$59,000


Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%