Average Software Tester Salary

R212,500
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R12,136
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The average salary for a Software Tester is R212,500.
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MEDIAN R212,500
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Salary
R100k - R394k
Bonus
R5k - R23k
Total Pay
R99k - R418k

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Job Description for Software Tester

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Tester

R138k

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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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 138 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.8%
Early Career
60.9%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
8.7%