A Mid-Career Software Test Lead in Chennai, Tamil Nadu earns an average salary of Rs 827,354 per year. A skill in Selenium Automated Test Tool is associated with high pay for this job.

Rs 572,249 - Rs 1,157,043
Rs 570K
Rs 810K
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MEDIAN: Rs 810,759
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Salary Rs 572,249 - Rs 1,157,043
Bonus Rs 10,137 - Rs 124,129
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 58,723
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Rs 583,615 - Rs 1,172,424
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 401

Job Description for Software Test Lead

The role of a software test lead is to effectively lead a test team. In this role, the lead must understand how to effectively implement a testing process while holding a manager's leadership duties. The software test lead must meet supervisors' and colleagues' expectations within the company's time frames for release. During the testing process, the software test lead may create a new customer profile, update existing profiles, and conduct security, backup, and recovery. Responsibilities may be tailored depending on the software test lead's specific organization. However, the testing team is usually involved in design review, function testing, and system testing.


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.

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Key Stats for Software Test Lead


20 %
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Software Test Lead Salaries

Selenium Automated Test Tool

Automated Testing

Test Automation

Project Management

Software Test

Integration Testing

Acceptance Testing


National Average
Rs 826,000

Black Box Testing

Test Planning

System Testing

Regression Testing


Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft Office

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


20 %
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 22%