The average salary for a Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) is C$78,804 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$54,937 - C$99,346
C$55K
C$77K
C$99K
MEDIAN: C$76,746
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$106K
Salary C$54,937 - C$99,346
Bonus C$979 - C$9,879
Profit Sharing C$6,000
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C$56,079 - C$106,984
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description for Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

Software development engineers, test (usually abbreviated as SDETs), are software developers working inside the testing team. He or she has full access to code and carries a variety of responsibilities. One of the key things that sets the SDET apart is his or her access to code; he or she actively participates in debugging and altering code as necessary. In this capacity, at times, the SDET almost assumes something of a hybrid role between the developers and the testers.

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Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) 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.

Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Pay By Employer

$0$127K

Microsoft Corp
29 profiles
$109,196

Amazon.com Inc
24 profiles
$103,951

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Key Stats for Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%

Experience Affects Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salaries

Experienced
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
C$79,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salaries

Test Automation
▼0%

National Average
C$79,000

Java
▼5%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▼10%

C#
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 6%