The average salary for a Software Tester in Germany is €43,254.
Is Software Tester your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.
€30k - €59k
€2k - €4k
€30k - €60k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
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…Read more
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
Search for more jobs
Popular Skills for Software Tester
Black Box Testing
Skills that pay less than market rate include Black Box Testing, Test Automation, System Testing, Software Test and Java.
Pay by Experience Level for Software Tester
An entry-level Software Tester with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €35,425 based on 18 salaries. An early career Software Tester with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €41,370 based on 86 salaries. A mid-career Software Tester with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €49,004 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Software Tester with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €54,000 based on 8 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Software Tester in their job title in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen earn an average of 10.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Stuttgart, Baden-Wuerttemberg (6.6% more) and Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Berlin, Berlin (12.1% less), Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia) (7.5% less) and Hamburg, Hamburg (0.6% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 159 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
€40k - €69k
€37k - €62k
€49k - €78k
€39k - €63k
€49k - €76k
€39k - €65k