Software Testing Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Software Testing Services Market Research Report | Technology | Industrial-Use Software | Jul 2013

Testing 1, 2, 3: Growth will continue despite foreign companies dominating the industry

IBISWorld’s Software Testing Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Software Testing Services industry has exited from an uneven recession and recovery to post a 1.0% annualized growth rate in the five years to 2013. Demand for software testing services ultimately derives from total demand for software, as testing is an integral part of the development process. As a result, revenue from software testing dipped in 2009 in response to the 4.1% drop in private investment in computers and software. But the recovery of business demand for software in the years since has brought steady growth to the industry, with additional 3.4% growth expected in 2013 to bring the market size to $3.1 billion.... purchase to read more

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The Software Testing Services industry is expected to shake off a recessionary downturn to post an annualized growth rate of 1.0% in the five years to 2013. Outsourced testing services have experienced a surge in demand over the past five years; unfortunately for domestic operators, though, most of this demand has headed to India. Nonetheless, rising business investment in software, the use of cloud-based testing and a greater reliance on software testing in general has spurred demand for industry services and will contribute to the 3.4% revenue growth expected in 2013 to reach $3.1 billion.

Outsourcing and offshoring

Traditionally, software testing has been handled in-house by software developers... purchase to read more


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What is the Software Testing Services Industry?

This industry provides software testing services for clients, such as performance testing, stability testing, usability testing and security testing. This industry does not sell its own software, but it may use internally developed software to complete its testing tasks.

Industry Products
Manual functional testingAutomated functional testingNon-functional testing
Industry Activities
Manual functional software testingAutomated functional software testingNon-functional software testingSoftware development consulting

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