Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) Salary (Canada)

The average pay for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) is C$71,337 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$55,649 - C$85,550
C$56K
C$70K
C$86K
MEDIAN: C$70,169
10%
50%
90%
C$28.14 - C$65.14
C$28
C$46
C$65
MEDIAN: C$45.90
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$95K
Salary C$55,649 - C$85,550
Bonus C$1,013 - C$7,330
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$5,068
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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C$56,819 - C$95,520
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 245
Hourly Data C$0C$65
Hourly Rate C$28.14 - C$65.14
Overtime C$35.00
Annual Data C$0C$95K
Bonus C$1,013 - C$7,330
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$5,068
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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C$56,819 - C$95,520
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Job Description for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software)

Senior quality assurance (QA) analysts for computer software are in charge of analyzing software programs to ensure high quality and eliminate programming issues. They are responsible for overseeing the correct functioning of software code and ensuring company requirements are met before product shipping. Senior QA analysts troubleshoot code using complex industry programs to detect low-quality and resource-intensive code. They work closely with different teams in their organization, plan and complete performance tests using automated means, lead testing procedures, and create detailed reports. They also help train support staff, participate in mentoring tasks, document product defects, and participate in requirement reviews as needed. They also design test approaches. Senior QA analysts work directly with software developers and project management to form cohesive goals, but they also need to be able to work by themselves with minimal supervision. They report their progress to the software quality supervisor in their department.

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Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) Tasks

  • Uses knowledge of computers and electronics to create and execute clear, comprehensive tests which detect potential programming issues with software solutions.
  • Reports progress to the software quality supervisor.
  • Works with different teams to ensure that tests are carried out successfully.
  • Analyzes software test results and recommends a course of action if necessary to ensure that performance standards demanded by the organization are maintained.

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software)

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software)

Pay by Experience for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$69,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$79,000 based on 52 salaries. A Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$76,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$73,338

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Key Stats for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software)

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) Salaries

▲8%

Late-Career
▲4%

▲2%

National Average
C$73,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst (Computer Software) Salaries

Integration Testing
▲8%



Test Automation
▲2%


National Average
C$73,000

SQL
▼3%

Black Box Testing
▼4%

Software Test
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 11%