Mid-Career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead in Chennai Salary (India)

A Mid-Career Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead in Chennai, Tamil Nadu earns an average salary of Rs 778,366 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Automated Testing and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Rs 575,110 - Rs 1,092,622
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Salary Rs 575,110 - Rs 1,092,622
Bonus Rs 0.00 - Rs 81,703
Profit Sharing Rs 47,100
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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 575,421 - Rs 1,096,908
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

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

Key Stats for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead


15 %
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Lead Salaries

Automated Testing

Quality Assurance / Quality Control

Test Planning

System Testing

National Average
Rs 803,000

Black Box Testing

Team Leadership

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


15 %
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 18%