July 24, 2024
Software Testing and QA Services Market

Software as a Service (SaaS) is the largest segment driving the growth of Software Testing and QA Services Market

The global Software Testing and QA Services Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 38.42 Bn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 13.% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market Overview:

Software testing and QA services help organizations to identify bugs, defects, errors or security vulnerabilities in software applications or products before releasing them to end users. It ensures that applications work as intended and are reliable, easy to use and secure. Testing types include functionality testing, security testing, compatibility testing and performance testing among others.

Market key trends:

One of the major trend in the software testing and QA services market is the increasing adoption of DevOps and Agile development methodologies. DevOps promotes collaboration between software developers and IT professionals to help accelerate development cycles and improve productivity. As organizations shift to continuous delivery models under DevOps, the demand for testing capabilities that can test applications more quickly and across different stages of development is growing. Other key trends include rising popularity of test automation, growth of crowdtesting and the use of AI/ML for advanced test case generation and performance monitoring. The COVID-19 pandemic has also accelerated digital transformation initiatives of companies and increased the need for robust testing of various applications.

Market key trends:

One of the key trends in the software testing and QA services market is the rise of test automation. With the growing complexity of software and pressure to release bug-free software faster, many companies are increasingly relying on test automation tools and techniques to enhance their testing capabilities. Test automation allows testing of various functionalities and identifying errors in an automated manner throughout the software development lifecycle, thereby improving quality and reducing bugs in the final product. This is expected to drive the adoption of test automation in the coming years.

SWOT Analysis


– Large talent pool of skilled testing professionals

– Ability to ensure software quality for mission critical applications


– Reliance on manual testing can be time consuming and inefficient

– Difficulty in testing sophisticated web and mobile applications


– Growing adoption of test automation and AI-based testing tools

– Increasing spending on digital transformation and cloud migration initiatives


– Intense competition putting downward pressure on pricing

– In-housing of testing capabilities by large corporations

Key Takeaways

The Global Software Testing and QA Services Market Size is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting CAGR of 13% over the forecast period, due to increasing spend on digital transformation and cloud migration initiatives across industries.

The North America region currently dominates the market holding more than 35% share thanks to presence of major players and early adoption of latest technologies. Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the fastest pace over the coming years backed by wide talent pool, low costs and growing domestic demand in countries like India, China and Australia.

Key players operating in the software testing and QA services market are TCS, Wipro, Cognizant, Infosys, IBM, Qualitest, CGI, Mindtree, Cygnet Infotech, Maveric Systems, QA Mentor, A1QA, QA Source, QASource, Capgemini, Accenture, HCL Technologies, Atos, DXC Technology, Tech Mahindra. These players are focusing on enhancing their test automation capabilities and offering specialized testing for web, mobile, cloud and AI/ML applications to tap the growing market opportunities.

1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
2. We have leveraged AI tools to mine information and compile it