Test Analyst Salary Guide

  • Entry Level $80,000 AUD
  • Mid Level $115,000 AUD
  • Senior Level $150,000 AUD


  • Design, develop, and execute test cases to ensure software quality and functionality. 
  • Collaborate with development teams to understand requirements and identify testing needs. 
  • Perform various types of testing, including functional, regression, performance, and usability testing. 
  • Document and report defects and issues, and follow through on their resolution. 
  • Analyse test results and provide detailed feedback to improve software quality.

Key Skills 

  • Proficiency in creating detailed and effective test plans and cases. 
  • Experience with testing tools and software (e.g., Selenium, JIRA, TestRail). 
  • Strong analytical skills to identify issues and understand the impact on software functionality. 
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies in software development. 
  • Excellent communication skills for documenting findings and collaborating with cross-functional teams.

Standard Industry Training 

  • ISTQB Foundation Level certification or equivalent. 

Interview Questions for Test Analysts

  1. Describe your approach to creating a comprehensive test plan for a new project.
  2. How do you prioritise test cases in a time-constrained environment?
  3. Can you provide an example of a challenging bug you identified and how you documented it?
  4. How do you ensure that your testing is aligned with user expectations and requirements?
  5. What experience do you have with automated testing, and how do you decide when to use it?
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