The average pay for a Software Tester with Test Planning skills is Rs 391,121 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

Rs 162,929 - Rs 762,747
Rs 160K
Rs 380K
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MEDIAN: Rs 378,407
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Rs 0Rs 769K
Salary Rs 162,929 - Rs 762,747
Bonus Rs 4,470 - Rs 97,871
Profit Sharing Rs 30,000
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Rs 162,929 - Rs 769,245
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 553

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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 383,636

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
3%

Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

Experienced
▲211%

▲82%

National Average
Rs 384,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 31%