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Working As A Software Test Engineer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Processing Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $75,854

    Average Salary

What Does A Software Test Engineer Do

A Software Test Engineer is responsible for testing software and reporting defects. They suggest and help to implement process improvement initiatives.

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Software Test Engineer Career Paths

Software Test Engineer
Senior Test Engineer Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Quality Assurance Lead
Automation Lead
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Quality Assurance Manager Information Technology Project Manager
Delivery Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer Software Development Manager
Director Of Software Development
12 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Analyst Quality Assurance Engineer
Lead Software Quality Assurance
7 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Senior Systems Engineer
Manager, Systems Engineering
9 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Analyst Business Analyst Product Manager
Product Management Director
12 Yearsyrs
Software Design Engineer Senior Software Engineer Business Analyst
Product Owner
9 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Lead Project Manager Information Technology Project Manager
Program/Project Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Engineer Quality Assurance Lead Quality Assurance Manager
Quality Assurance Director
12 Yearsyrs
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Quality Assurance Engineering Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer Engineering Manager
Senior Engineering Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Engineer Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Quality Assurance Lead
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst/Lead
7 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Analyst Quality Assurance Analyst
Senior Software Quality Analyst
7 Yearsyrs
Test Analyst Quality Assurance Analyst Senior Software Engineer/Senior Tester
Senior Software Tester
6 Yearsyrs
Business Analyst Business Analyst/Quality Analyst Quality Assurance Analyst
Senior Tester
5 Yearsyrs
Senior Systems Engineer Technical Consultant Sales Engineer
Technical Account Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Lead Senior Business Analyst Product Manager
Technical Product Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Quality Assurance Lead
Test Automation Lead
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer/Senior Tester Senior Test Engineer
Test Engineering Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Software Development Engineer Senior Software Engineer Engineering Manager
Vice President Of Engineering
13 Yearsyrs
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Help others decide if this is a good career for them

Average Length of Employment
Test Engineer 2.9 years
Systems Tester 2.4 years
Test Developer 1.9 years
Software Tester 1.8 years
Top Employers Before
Internship 2.4%
Top Employers After
Consultant 2.2%

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Software Test Engineer Demographics

Gender

Male

62.4%

Female

32.8%

Unknown

4.8%
Ethnicity

White

44.8%

Asian

27.7%

Hispanic or Latino

10.8%

Unknown

8.8%

Black or African American

7.8%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

21.1%

Chinese

11.8%

Japanese

9.7%

French

9.3%

Russian

7.6%

Mandarin

6.8%

German

6.3%

Carrier

5.5%

Portuguese

4.2%

Hindi

3.0%

Korean

3.0%

Cantonese

2.1%

Arabic

2.1%

Italian

1.7%

Vietnamese

1.3%

Greek

1.3%

Telugu

0.8%

Turkish

0.8%

Hebrew

0.8%

Thai

0.8%
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Software Test Engineer Education

Schools

University of Washington

13.6%

University of Phoenix

8.4%

National University

7.2%

Bellevue College

6.8%

Illinois Institute of Technology

5.7%

Rochester Institute of Technology

5.6%

San Diego State University

5.5%

University of Texas at Dallas

4.8%

San Jose State University

4.8%

Strayer University

4.8%

George Mason University

4.1%

More Tech Institute

4.1%

University of Maryland - University College

3.7%

Colorado Technical University

3.6%

University of Texas at Arlington

3.2%

University of Texas at Austin

2.9%

Washington State University

2.9%

Santa Clara University

2.7%

Texas A&M University

2.7%

Florida Atlantic University

2.7%
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Majors

Computer Science

26.8%

Electrical Engineering

15.7%

Computer Engineering

9.6%

Business

9.2%

Computer Information Systems

5.7%

Information Technology

5.1%

Computer Applications

3.8%

Engineering

3.2%

Information Systems

3.0%

Electrical Engineering Technology

2.7%

Mathematics

2.6%

Management

1.8%

Management Information Systems

1.8%

Computer Networking

1.8%

Project Management

1.3%

Accounting

1.3%

Mechanical Engineering

1.3%

Physics

1.2%

Education

1.1%

Computer Programming

1.0%
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Degrees

Bachelors

47.0%

Masters

31.2%

Other

11.0%

Associate

4.8%

Certificate

3.8%

Doctorate

1.2%

Diploma

1.1%
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Real Software Test Engineer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Software Engineer In Test Google Inc. Palo Alto, CA Oct 22, 2015 $170,000
Software Engineer In Test Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Mar 09, 2015 $168,000
Software Engineer-Test Netflix, Inc. Los Gatos, CA Jun 05, 2016 $164,382
Software Engineer In Test Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Aug 20, 2015 $163,000
Software Engineer In Test Google Inc. New York, NY Nov 16, 2015 $162,000
Software Engineer In Test Addepar, Inc. Mountain View, CA Nov 04, 2016 $160,000
Software Engineer In Test Elementum SCM, Inc. Mountain View, CA Aug 07, 2016 $160,000
Software Engineer In Test Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Aug 20, 2015 $158,400
Software Engineer In Test Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Aug 19, 2015 $158,000
Software Test Engineer Versa Networks, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Jun 13, 2016 $158,000
Software Test Engineer Versa Networks, Inc. Santa Clara, CA May 25, 2016 $158,000
Software Engineer In Test Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Oct 19, 2015 $158,000
Software Test Engineer Versa Networks, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Oct 06, 2016 $158,000
Software Test Engineer Versa Networks, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Aug 06, 2016 $158,000
Staff Software Test Engineer Stryker Medical, A Division of Stryker Corporation Portage, MI Aug 15, 2016 $87,218
Software Test Engineer III Echostar Technologies LLC Englewood, CO May 18, 2016 $87,214
Software Test Engineer Allegion PLC Golden, CO Oct 26, 2015 $87,214 -
$95,000
Software Engineer In Test Microstrategy, Inc. Tysons Corner, VA Jan 08, 2016 $87,150
Software Engineer In Test Expedia, Inc. San Francisco, CA Jun 05, 2015 $87,125 -
$104,000
Software Engineer In Test Expedia, Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 28, 2015 $87,125 -
$100,000
Software Test Engineer (MID Level) It Division Inc. Cumming, GA Jun 16, 2015 $87,000
Software Test Engineer Arista Networks, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Jan 09, 2016 $87,000
Software Engineer and Tester Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited San Ramon, CA May 09, 2016 $69,900
Software Engineer & Tester Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited San Antonio, TX Jul 09, 2015 $69,876
Software Test Engineer Tech Mahindra (Americas), Inc. Littleton, CO Jul 09, 2015 $69,867
Software Engineer and Tester Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited Fenton, MO Aug 03, 2016 $69,864
Software Test Engineer II Rackspace Us, Inc. Blacksburg, VA Nov 18, 2015 $69,859
Software Engineer & Tester Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited Redmond, WA Jun 12, 2015 $69,852
Software Test Engineer Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. Sunnyvale, CA Aug 18, 2016 $69,840 -
$104,760
Software Test Engineer Tech Mahindra (Americas) Inc. Saint Louis, MO Aug 29, 2016 $69,763

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Top Skills for A Software Test Engineer

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  1. Test Plans
  2. Business Requirements
  3. Windows XP
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  • Prepared/executed requirements-based test plans, executed team-based stress/load testing * Prepared test data and analyzed test environments
  • Participate and Review Business Requirements and Design Specifications and provide technical and usability feedback.
  • Test Windows XP and Vista software images loaded onto desktop and laptop computers to be sold to retail customers.
  • Received Internal SQL administration training.
  • Performed exploratory testing and bug fix verification as an embedded tester in an agile environment.

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  1. California
  2. New Hampshire
  3. Delaware
  4. District of Columbia
  5. Washington
  6. Maryland
  7. Virginia
  8. Texas
  9. Alabama
  10. New Jersey
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