Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Salary (India)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead is Rs 575,472 per year. A skill in Automated Testing is associated with high pay for this job.

Rs 332,965 - Rs 929,437
Rs 330K
Rs 590K
Rs 930K
MEDIAN: Rs 591,722
Rs 0Rs 930K
Salary Rs 332,965 - Rs 929,437
Bonus Rs 11,000 - Rs 134,000
Profit Sharing Rs 8,000
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).
Rs 332,976 - Rs 930,932
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

Job Description for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead

Software quality assurance (SQA) leads play a critical role in every software-producing company. SQA leads are expected to test and maintain software products before they are released for mass production or to the public. They coordinate a team of QA staff and create a plan to identify, analyze and document defects, functions, errors, and more in software. SQA leads work with their team members brainstorm and write test cases, create and execute automatic test scripts, and review computer logs or reports to identify errors. Depending on the lead, they may also be expected to contribute beyond testing or quality control.


Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Tasks

  • Lead quality assurance process from test design to final reports.
  • Communicate test results and ongoing needs to management.
  • Maintain and deploy patches, fixes, and new software.
  • Guide and participate in bug testing, identification, and problem solving.

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Job Listings

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead in Bangalore:
"To take owneship."
To take entire responsibility of the project.

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead in Hyderabad:
"Dont waste your experience."
Waste of experience.

Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead


21 %
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Salaries

Automated Testing

Team Leadership

National Average
Rs 609,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control

Quality Improvement / QA

Test Planning

Regression Testing

Black Box Testing

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


21 %
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 42%