A Software Tester in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$59,949 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$43,792 - AU$88,241
AU$44K
AU$61K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$60,731
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50%
90%
AU$15.52 - AU$50.68
AU$16
AU$20
AU$51
MEDIAN: AU$20.35
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$90K
Salary AU$43,792 - AU$88,241
Bonus AU$1,625
Total Pay (?
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AU$34,708 - AU$90,828
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 84
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$15.52 - AU$50.68
Annual Data AU$0AU$90K
Bonus AU$1,625
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$34,708 - AU$90,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
7%

Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

▲43%

▲15%

National Average
AU$59,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

SQL
▲27%





National Average
AU$59,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 71%