In a recent software testing salary survey sampling one country’s workforce, one could say that testing was a thankless job last year — nearly half of the survey’s respondents — 47% — saw no salary bump going into 2015. A sliver even saw a small cut in pay.
This is one notable finding from the recent ‘Survey on Salaries of Software Testing Professionals 2015,’ promoted by nexo QA, SoftQANetwork and uTest, and conducted by nexo QA, the organizer of the expo:QA testing conference in Madrid.
While the survey is heavy on data from Spain, other countries were sampled including Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay and the USA, despite there not being enough data for a comprehensive report.
In any event, the slice of salary data from 185 testing professionals in Spain tells a nice story on how one country pays its testers. Some other notable findings from the report: