An Entry-Level Software Test Engineer (STE) earns an average salary of Rs 352,940 per year. A skill in Selenium Automated Test Tool is associated with high pay for this job.

Rs 167,691 - Rs 689,050
Rs 170K
Rs 350K
Rs 690K
MEDIAN: Rs 348,826
Rs 0Rs 705K
Salary Rs 167,691 - Rs 689,050
Bonus Rs 1,000 - Rs 101,736
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 357,586
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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 167,691 - Rs 705,262
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 276

Job Description for Software Test Engineer (STE)

A software test engineer develops manual test cases and test automation scripts to test software products. In other words, the software test engineer is part of a an elaborate team of software engineers who create innovative product lines and product solutions via product development, in addition to maintaining manual and automated testing of the products.


Software Test Engineer (STE) Tasks

  • Develop manual and program automated test software using diverse tools and source documentation.
  • Participate in product design reviews and modify requirements.
  • Document, track, and resolve software bugs or defects with help from the programming team.
  • Design benchmarks, test cases, and testing framework.

Software Test Engineer (STE) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 358,087

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

Key Stats for Software Test Engineer (STE)


30 %
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Software Test Engineer (STE) Salaries

Selenium Automated Test Tool

National Average
Rs 358,000



System Testing

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


30 %
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 29%