The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Tester in Kolkata, West Bengal is Rs 487,660 per year.

Rs 198,659 - Rs 918,656
Rs 200K
Rs 490K
Rs 920K
MEDIAN: Rs 491,254
Rs 0Rs 970K
Salary Rs 198,659 - Rs 918,656
Bonus Rs 25,168 - Rs 51,915
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Rs 260,000 - Rs 970,666
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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

Key Stats for Software Tester


25 %
75 %
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Black Box Testing

Test Planning

National Average
Rs 502,000

Software Test


25 %
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 15%