Market outlook of software testing services
Technavio’s research analyst predicts the global software testing services market to grow at a CAGR of close to 11% during the forecast period. One of the key drivers for the growth of the market is the growing popularity of crowdsourced testing. Crowdsourcing is a collective effort from people working in different locations on a single online project. Crowdsourced testing has gained immense popularity over the years because it is the only testing process that offers real-time feedback on product development, provide insights about the quality of the product, and helps tester detect bugs and defects over the software testing life cycle.
Industry-specific testing services offerings is another significant trend that is envisaged to propel the growth of the software testing services market during the forecast period. Recent developments have driven companies to align testing services into vertical specializations, which has gained popularity over the years. For instance, Infosys, one of the key players in the global software development market, offers testing services through various specialized practices, such as healthcare, insurance, and retail validation and testing practice.
Product segmentation and analysis of the software testing services market
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Software Testing Services Market 2016-2020
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Software Testing Services Market: Accenture, Capgemini, IBM and Wipro
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Atos, Cigniti, Cognizant, CSC, Deloitte, Gallop Solutions, Hexaware, HP, Infosys, NTT Data, QualiTest Group, SQS, Steria, TCS, Tech Mahindra, and UST Global.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Cloud-based solutions also eliminate the delay factor by overriding the issues of product development and software testing. Cross-functional testing teams can work independently and in synchronization with product development teams. However, cloud-based testing also involves multiple systems that require additional personnel to keep it functioning, which may expand the scope for error.”
According to the report, Mobile testing services include mobile devices, mobile applications, and enterprise mobility and systems integration testing services. Mobile application testing services include test planning and advisory, test case development, test scope definition, test case execution, system testing, regression testing, end-to-end testing, automation testing, and user acceptance testing.
Further, the report states that companies face significant challenges regarding weak regulatory frameworks for intellectual property (IP) rights. Following complex policies and regulations, industries such as telecom and retail are experiencing high software piracy rates, hindering the growth of the software testing market.
Accenture, Capgemini, IBM, Wipro, Atos, Cigniti, Cognizant, CSC, Deloitte, Gallop Solutions, Hexaware, HP, Infosys, NTT Data, QualiTest Group, SQS, Steria, TCS, Tech Mahindra, , UST Global.
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