The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Tester in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 302,865 per year.

Rs 124,854 - Rs 501,410
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MEDIAN: Rs 301,090
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Salary Rs 124,854 - Rs 501,410
Bonus Rs 2,973 - Rs 59,800
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Rs 124,854 - Rs 505,991
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 488

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.

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Key Stats for Software Tester


29 %
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Integration Testing

Automated Testing


Test Automation

Regression Testing

Selenium Automated Test Tool

Acceptance Testing

Test Planning

National Average
Rs 303,000


Software Test

Microsoft Word

Black Box Testing

Usability Testing

C programming Language

System Testing

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


29 %
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 37%