Mid-Career Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salary (India)

A Mid-Career Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) earns an average salary of Rs 1,059,571 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Java and . NET.

Rs 583,704 - Rs 1,745,377
Rs 580K
Rs 1M
Rs 2M
MEDIAN: Rs 1,123,227
Rs 0Rs 2M
Salary Rs 583,704 - Rs 1,745,377
Bonus Rs 0.00 - Rs 500,000
Profit Sharing Rs 100,000
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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).
Rs 610,792 - Rs 2,058,028
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

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.


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) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 1,151,702

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)


17 %
83 %
5-9 years
10-19 years

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



National Average
Rs 1,152,000

Test Automation

Selenium Automated Test Tool



17 %
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 13%