Software Tester at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Salary (India)

The average pay for a Software Tester at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp is Rs 402,363 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Integration Testing, Black Box Testing, Software Test, Regression Testing, and SQL.

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Salary Rs 289,261 - Rs 698,684
Bonus Rs 0.00 - Rs 74,497
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Rs 294,882 - Rs 744,676
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Software Tester

When a software or app developer is creating a program for professional or consumer use, a software tester plays a key role in the process. The tester typically works as part of a quality assurance or engineering quality control department. He or she receives software builds at various stages of completion and puts the program through a variety tests, documenting the software's response. One of the key components in testing is documenting the steps performed in software testing; documentation is especially important since it is often key to helping programmers and software engineers to discover coding problems. Another key aspect of the tester's work is finding repeatable crashes and bugs in a program.


Software Tester Tasks

  • Evaluate software applications for errors and stability.
  • Debug scripts and identify system flaws.
  • Perform both manual and automated testing strategies.
  • Develop testing strategies and analysis for software programs.

Software Tester Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 414,940

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Tester at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp?

Software Tester in Chennai:
"Corporate Culture is good; Flexibility in work;"
Pros: Corporate Culture is good; Flexibility in work;
Cons: Politics; management;

Key Stats for Software Tester


38 %
62 %
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries


National Average
Rs 415,000


Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Integration Testing

Black Box Testing

Software Test

Regression Testing


Acceptance Testing

System Testing

Test Planning

National Average
Rs 415,000


38 %
62 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 7%