Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Software Quality Assurance:
Automated Testing

United States Location

United States of America

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 2/1/23 to 1/30/24

Salary Average

$98,957

Experience Requirement

3 Years

Raise +1 Year

$6,427 at 6.50%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 3 Years: $98,957 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $68,806 & $129,108; and, 5% of Jobs top $172,613.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$372,700 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 2/1/23 to 1/30/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $186,801
5% $172,613
10% $156,297
25% $129,108
33% $118,002
50% $98,957
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 3 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $93,341 $104,572
25% $84,717 $113,197
33% $79,911 $118,002
50% $68,806 $129,108
67% $55,395 $142,518
Salary Average =

$98,957

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 3 Years Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
2 Years $90,670 $8,286 at 9.14%
3 Years $98,957 $6,427 at 6.50%
4 Years $105,384 $5,252 at 4.98%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases rapidly in the first years, rises moderately with greater experience and approaches a ceiling with maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is equal to that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $59,026 at the low experience of Entry Level; $119,221 at the average experience of 7 Years and 1 Month; and, $138,887 at the top experience of 15 Years.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 10 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 2/1/23 to 1/30/24.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top

Qualifications

Description

Software quality assurance for automated load, stress, performance, compliance and functional testing, is the position's primary responsibility.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Software Quality Assurance (SQA),
    Agile, Application (App), Back End, Front End, Software (SW), User Interface (UI) or Web,
    and
    Quality Assurance (QA) or Testing;
  • Automated Testing Tools.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
18.7% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
21.4% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
55.7% of job descriptions;
Financial Sector,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Finance, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street,
6.1% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
8.9% of job descriptions;
Jira,
27.2% of job descriptions;
Cucumber,
2.1% of job descriptions;
Shell Scripts,
4.9% of job descriptions;
SQL (Structured Query Language),
11% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
7% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
4.9% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
11.6% of job descriptions.

Location

United States of America