AU$68,799
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$4,913

Profit Sharing

AU$1,500

A Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) earns an average salary of AU$70,174 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Selenium Automated Test Tool is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$45,875 - AU$93,143
AU$46K
AU$69K
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MEDIAN: AU$68,799
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AU$15.92 - AU$73.97
AU$16
AU$27
AU$74
MEDIAN: AU$26.53
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$96K
Salary AU$45,875 - AU$93,143
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,213
Profit Sharing AU$1,500
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$44,809 - AU$96,537
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 155
Hourly Data AU$0AU$73
Hourly Rate AU$15.92 - AU$73.97
Annual Data AU$0AU$96K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,213
Profit Sharing AU$1,500
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$44,809 - AU$96,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Some Test/Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers work with computer science-related applications. A lot of what they do involves making sure that software does what it's supposed to do. On a day-to-day basis, they create test plans and test cases to determine whether certain parts of the program function as written. When problems arise, they are responsible for finding and debugging rough spots in the code. QA Software Engineers also review user interfaces to ensure functionality and uniform design. They're present for every step of the software development process, interpreting and reporting testing results to their superiors and the rest of the software team.

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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Tasks

  • Automate test cases.
  • Verify fixes.
  • Validate and document completion of testing and development.
  • Find bugs, defects, and regressions.
  • Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts.

Common Career Paths for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)


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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,527

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Key Stats for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries

▲18%

▲17%

National Average
AU$68,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Salaries


▲7%

▲5%

C++
▲4%

▲4%

National Average
AU$68,000

C#
▼1%

SQL
▼1%



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
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 74%