The average pay for a Software Tester in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 315,279 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Word, Integration Testing, and Java.

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Salary Rs 143,029 - Rs 588,824
Bonus Rs 3,007 - Rs 73,839
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Rs 143,273 - Rs 589,872
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 542

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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Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
2%

Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries

Experienced
▲251%

▲86%

National Average
Rs 314,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲34%

Integration Testing
▲26%

Java
▲25%

Automated Testing
▲12%

SQL
▲12%



Test Automation
▲3%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲1%


National Average
Rs 314,000

Acceptance Testing
▼1%


Usability Testing
▼4%

C
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 36%