- Published: June 2012
- Region: Global
Global Software Testing Services Market 2012-2016
- ID: 2668089
- August 2013
- Region: Global
- 54 pages
The analysts forecast the Global Software Testing Services market to grow at a CAGR of 5.41 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the reduction in operation time and cost due to the use of software testing services. The Global Software Testing Services market has also been witnessing an increase in the adoption of cloud-based testing services. However, shortage of skilled workforce could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
The report, the Global Software Testing Services Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market in the Americas and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Software Testing Services market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The key vendors dominating this space include Accenture plc, Capgemini SA, IBM Corp., and Wipro Ltd.
The other vendors mentioned in this report are Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., Computer Sciences Corp., Groupe Steria SA, HCL Technologies Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Co., Hexaware Technologies, Infosys Ltd., Logica plc, Micro Focus International plc, Software Quality Systems AG, TCS Ltd., Tech Mahindra Ltd., Thinksoft Global Services Ltd., and UST Global.
Key questions answered in this report:
- What will the market size be in 2016 and what will be the growth rate?
- What are key market trends?
- What is driving this market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
04. Market Research Methodology
Market Research Process
05. Scope of the Report
06. Software Testing Lifecycle
07. Market Landscape
07.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.2 Five Forces Analysis
08. Market Segmentation
08.1 Global Software Testing Services Market Segmentation
08.2 Outsourced Software Testing Services Segment Forecast
08.3 In-house Software Testing Services Segment Forecast
08.4 Standalone versus Embedded Software Testing Services
09. Geographical Segmentation
10. Key Leading Countries
11. Vendor Landscape
11.1 Market Share Analysis 2012
11.2 Other Prominent Vendors
12. Buying Criteria
13. Market Growth Drivers
14. Drivers and their Impact
15. Market Challenges
16. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
17. Market Trends
18. Key Vendor Analysis
18.1 Accenture plc.
18.2 Capgemini SA
18.3 IBM Corp.
18.4 Wipro Ltd.
19. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Software Testing Lifecycle
Exhibit 3: Global Software Testing Services Market 2012–2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 4: Market Segmentation of Global Software Testing Services Market 2012
Exhibit 5: Market Segmentation of Global Software Testing Services 2012-2016
Exhibit 6: Market Segmentation of Global Software Testing Services 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 7: Outsourced Software Testing Services Segment 2012–2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 8: In-house Software Testing Services Segment 2012–2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 9: Standalone Versus Embedded Software Testing Services 2012
Exhibit 10: Global Software Testing Services Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 11: Global Software Testing Service Market by Vendor Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 12: Business Segmentation of Accenture plc.
Exhibit 13: Business Segmentation of Capgemini SA.
Exhibit 14: Business Segmentation of IBM Corp.
Exhibit 15: Business Segmentation of Wipro Ltd.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: “The Global Pure Play Software Testing Services market is witnessing a trend of vendors offering cloud-based testing solutions. Cloud computing offers an opportunity to access testing tools and test environments from anywhere around the world. By moving IT infrastructure to the cloud, organizations reduce the capital investment as well as the cost of maintenance, security, and infrastructure. Furthermore, with the testing taking place over the cloud, testers can work independently to decrease the testing time. This can be done by accessing the tested software on the cloud even in the product development stage. Cloud-based solutions also remove the delays during product development and testing, as the software testing team can work independently and in synchronization with the product development team.”
According to the report, one of the major drivers in this market is the need to reduce operation time and cost. In recent years, the market is witnessing an increasing demand for software testing from companies because the quality of applications is highly dependent on the testing process. Hence, to avoid poor execution, slow test turnaround, or excessive costs in the software’s lifecycle, companies are relying more on testing services, thereby increasing the adoption of pure-play software testing services.
Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in this market is the shortage of skilled resources with good knowledge of software testing. Software testing needs highly qualified professionals with appropriate skills. With the increased demand for software testing services, hiring and retaining software testing professionals is becoming a challenge for enterprises.
The report also includes a discussion of the other vendors operating in this market. The other vendors in the market are Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) , Groupe Steria SCA, Hewlett-Packard Co., Infosys Ltd., TCS Ltd., Micro Focus International plc., HCL Technologies Ltd., Logica plc., Software Quality Systems AG, Thinksoft Global Services Ltd., Tech Mahindra Ltd., Hexaware Technologies Ltd., and UST Global.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
- Accenture plc
- Capgemini SA
- IBM Corp.
- and Wipro Ltd.
- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.
- Computer Sciences Corp.
- Groupe Steria SA
- HCL Technologies Ltd.
- Hewlett-Packard Co.
- Hexaware Technologies
- Infosys Ltd.
- Logica plc
- Micro Focus International plc
- Software Quality Systems AG
- TCS Ltd.
- Tech Mahindra Ltd.
- Thinksoft Global Services Ltd.
- and UST Global.