The average pay for a Software Tester with SQL skills is AU$68,734 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$46,454 - AU$89,667
AU$46K
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MEDIAN: AU$67,413
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AU$15.78 - AU$70.00
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MEDIAN: AU$28.00
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AU$0AU$94K
Salary AU$46,454 - AU$89,667
Bonus AU$2,000
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AU$43,345 - AU$94,682
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74
Hourly Data AU$0AU$70
Hourly Rate AU$15.78 - AU$70.00
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$94K
Bonus AU$2,000
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$43,345 - AU$94,682
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,330

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

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

▲37%

▲16%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 79%