The average salary for a Software Tester is R212,500.
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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…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Software Tester
Skills in Software Test, Test Planning and System Testing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word and SQL.
Pay by Experience Level for Software Tester
An entry-level Software Tester with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R152,941 based on 19 salaries. An early career Software Tester with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R203,107 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Software Tester with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R250,099 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Software Tester with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R342,000 based on 12 salaries.
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