Average Software Test Lead Salary in India

Rs 989,883
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The average salary for a Software Test Lead in India is Rs 989,883.
Rs 602k
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Rs 602k - Rs 1m
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Rs 619k - Rs 2m

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Job Description for Software Test Lead

Software Test Lead Tasks
  • Shape and grow a team of testers.
  • Analyze test results and communicate with other teams to resolve software defects.
  • Contribute to planning software development process to produce high quality products.
  • Create and implement tests, test cases, and design specifications.
The top respondents for the job title Software Test Lead are from the companies InfoSys Limited, HCL Technologies Ltd. and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Accenture Technology Solutions where the average pay is Rs 1,000,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include InfoSys Limited and Techmahindra Ltd, earning around Rs 982,593 and Rs 973,521, respectively. Capgemini pays the lowest at around Rs 755,422. HCL Technologies Ltd. and Wipro Technologies Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 757,062 and Rs 757,252, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Test Lead

Skills in Test Automation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Testing, Black Box Testing, Regression Testing and Test Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Test Lead

An early career Software Test Lead with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 607,133 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Software Test Lead with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 963,220 based on 1,206 salaries. An experienced Software Test Lead with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,124,297 based on 674 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,498,950.
Employees with Software Test Lead in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (6.3% more) and Noida, Uttar Pradesh (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mumbai, Maharashtra (10.5% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (9.4% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (2.3% less).

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