The average pay for a Mid-Career Software Tester in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 581,281 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are System Testing, Regression Testing, and Black Box Testing.

Rs 316,732 - Rs 1,049,898
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Salary Rs 316,732 - Rs 1,049,898
Bonus Rs 42,500
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Rs 320,427 - Rs 1,058,957
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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.

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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

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
90%
10-19 years
10%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Regression Testing
▲20%

Black Box Testing
▲20%

System Testing
▲20%

SQL
▲15%

Software Test
▲6%

National Average
Rs 538,000

Test Planning
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 31%