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Software Testing Services: Market Research Report

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Software Testing Services Market Research Report | NAICS OD5392 | May 2016

All systems go: Growth will continue despite foreign companies dominating the industry

IBISWorld’s Software Testing Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Profit
Profit
Employment
21,828
Businesses
1,969
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Market acceptance of outsourcing testing and other IT-related responsibilities will drive industry growth
  • Industry operators have increasingly adopted cloud-based testing services
  • Software testing operators will continue to benefit from the steadily growing business sector
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Software Testing Services industry has grown over the five years to 2016. Outsourced testing services have experienced a surge in demand; nonetheless, rising business investment in software, increased adoption of cloud-based testing and growing reliance on outsourced IT services in general has sustained demand for onshore software testing services. The industry will experience moderate growth over the next five years. Favorable movements in business performance and continued expansion of service offerings will drive demand for testing services. In addition, the practice of outsourcing testing services will continue to grow in popularity, as more software developers see the value in hiring a dedicated firm to handle testing... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Software Testing Services industry has grown at an annualized rate of 2.2% to $3.5 billion over the five years to 2016. Outsourced testing services have experienced a surge in demand over the past five years, though most of this demand has been offshored to other countries. Nonetheless, rising business investment in software, increased adoption of cloud-based testing and growing reliance on outsourced IT services in general has sustained demand for onshore software testing services, leading revenue to grow 2.9% in 2015 and a projected 1.9% in 2016.

Outsourcing and offshoring

Traditionally, software developers have handled software testing in-house. Sin.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Software Testing Services Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Software Testing Services Industry are

  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Good project management skills
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Private investment in computers and software and Outsourcing in the Software Testing Services industry impact industry performance... 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


    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Outsourcing
  • Corporate profit
  • Government consumption and investment
  • Current Performance
  • Outsourcing and offshoring
  • Major markets
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Additional service offerings
  • Indian dominance
  • Table: Software Testing Services Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Software Testing Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Software Publishing
  • Movie & Video Production
  • Video Game Software Publishing
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Software Publishing
  • Products & Services
  • Manual functional testing
  • Other
  • Automated functional testing
  • Non-functional testing
  • Chart: Software Testing Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
  • Business demand
  • Consumer demand
  • Major Markets
  • Financial
  • Public sector
  • Media and telecommunications
  • Other IT
  • Consumer packaged goods and retail
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Software Testing Services Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Software Testing Services
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Software Testing Services Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Software Testing Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Software Testing Services Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Corporate profit (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Crowdsourcing
  • The practice of obtaining needed services, ideas or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, particularly from the online community.
  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • A software and design principle in which two computing entities interact in a cross-platform manner.
  • Software-As-A-Service (Saas)
  • A software delivery model in which software and associated data are centrally hosted on the cloud. SaaS is typically accessed by users using a thin client via a web browser.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
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