What does a Software Development Engineer In Test do?

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Software Development Engineer In Test Salaries

Average Base Pay

$87,467 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$67K
Median: $87K
$115K
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Software Development Engineer In Test Career Path

Learn how to become a Software Development Engineer In Test, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Software Engineer In Test
$87,324/yr
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Read what Software Development Engineer In Test professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
GlobalStepGlobalStep
Software Test Engineer
Nov. 11, 2021

“The experiences I have gained along the way are irreplaceable and incredibly valuable for my career growth.”

RVU IndiaRVU India
Software Test Engineer
Jan. 10, 2020

“I have been here for 1 year and I am yet to find such a professional and caring work culture.”

Charter CommunicationsCharter Communications
Senior Software Test Engineer
Sep. 13, 2021

“Have to wear many hats and sometimes good work is not recognized or rewarded beyond standard pay increases and bonuses”

Palash IVF Solutions
Software Test Engineer
Dec. 4, 2019

“Highly recommend working here as it is a great source for networking and career growth mostly for freshers.”

HighsnobietyHighsnobiety
Software Engineer In Test
Oct. 22, 2019

“Everyone is super friendly and I was blown away at how welcome I felt in my first few weeks.”

Full CreativeFull Creative
Software Testing Intern
Nov. 15, 2020

“I'm able to learn a lot on a daily basis and the mentoring is really good.”

Adisys CorporationAdisys Corporation
Senior Software Development Engineer In Test
Oct. 8, 2019

“defined career path which had impressed me and I am looking ahead a long term relationship with Adisys.”

WiproWipro
Test Lead
Oct. 11, 2019

“There are good number of resources to learn and achieve tech training and popular certifications.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a software development engineer in test

When working as a software development engineer in test, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Selenium, Test Automation, Javascript, Frameworks and Agile Software Development.

The most similar professions to software development engineer in test are:
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Java Developer
  • Full Stack Engineer

The most common qualifications to become a software development engineer in test is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.