The worldwide software testing outsourcing market is expected to grow from $30 Billion in 2010 to $50 Billion in 2020 and India is expected to be the biggest beneficiary of this growth according to a NASSCOM report.
Nasscom predicts that the Software Testing Industry is vibrant and growing - Report
Nasscom in its Report 'Research & Intelligence on Software Testing - Shifting from Functional to Business Assurance' talks about the scenario of the Indian Software Testing Industry and its potential for growth.
President of Nasscom Mr. Som Mittal in his foreword to this report states, - "Over the last 5-6 years, India has become one of the leading destinations for outsourcing of Software Testing services accounting for 32 per cent of the total global outsourcing share. Export revenues and the number of employees have doubled over the last four years growing at a CAGR of approximately 20 per cent. key growth drivers include faster time to market, compelling cost advantage, evolution of technologies, availability of a skilled talent pool, and increased maturity of Indian Vendors offering end-to-end, innovative services and solutions. Mature usage of these services is ultimately steering towards defined levels of business assurance to the next level"
The worldwide software testing outsourcing market is expected to grow from $30 Billion in 2010 to $50 Billion in 2020 and India is expected to be the biggest beneficiary of this growth according to a NASSCOM report on the testing industry. In 2010 India accounted for only $3.2 Billion of the overall software testing market but is expected to grow to $15 Billion by 2020.
This report highlights and substantiates with case studies – the evolution of the Testing segment in India, the current and future market size, traces the changes in business and pricing models, growth strategies, emerging technologies and their impact on Testing services, the challenges faced by this segment and initiatives taken to mitigate them.
This Report is available free for Nasscom members, or at a cost of Rs. 5000/for non members
Joint Survey Report by Dataquest and STeP-IN Forum
In an earlier survey, the first of its kind in India jointly donr by Dataquest and STeP-IN, it was found that testing in India is one of the key revenue generators for IT service organizations. More than 80% respondents reported full-time or dedicated testers for 70% or more of test activities.
This survey titled 'The State of Practice in The Indian Testing Industry' covers how Software Testing is now being perceived as an engineering discipline firmly integrated into the development or product implementation process. The survey has dwelt on areas relating to business objectives, forecasting and approach to test services delivery including tools and automation.
All effort was made to ensure an equal distribution between small, medium and large organizations.
The summary of this report is available on the STeP-IN Forum website and is available for free for both members as well as non members at: