Application testing is a process through which the functionality, usability, consistency, and quality of applications are tested with the help of multiple testing methodologies and tools. Application testing services are a collection of verification and validation services that support quality control and quality assurance of applications. Application testing includes capabilities such as functionality testing, usability testing, performance testing, compatibility testing, security testing, compliance testing, and automation testing.
The application testing services market is estimated to be USD 26.59 Billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 50.14 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 13.5% from 2017 to 2022. The digital transformation of businesses and high demand for automated application testing services are key factors driving the growth of the market.
The application testing services market has been segmented on the basis of service type, testing type, delivery model, organization size, vertical, and region. Based on service type, the market has been categorized into managed services and professional services. Based on testing type, the market has been segmented into functionality testing, usability testing, performance testing, compatibility testing, security testing, compliance testing, automation testing, and others (localization testing, mobile application testing, and crowdsourced testing). Based on delivery model, the application testing services market has been segmented into onshore, offshore, nearshore, and onsite. Based on organization size, the market has been segmented into small & medium enterprises and large enterprises. Based on vertical, the market has been segmented into telecom & IT, BFSI, healthcare & life sciences, government & public sector, media & entertainment, manufacturing, retail, energy & utilities, logistics & transportation, and others (education, aerospace & defense, and automotive). Furthermore, based on region, the market has been classified into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
North America is estimated to be the largest market for application testing services in 2017. This region witnessed a high adoption of application testing services in large enterprises and SMEs, as testing services help improve the functionality, performance, usability, and consistency of applications. The application testing services market in the Asia Pacific region is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The increasing adoption of application testing services in sectors, such as BFSI, telecom & IT, and retail, is anticipated to fuel the growth of the market in the Asia Pacific region.
A few restraining factors that affect the growth of the application testing services market include security concerns associated with the successful running of applications. Over the past few years, there has been a steady rise in the number of cyber-attacks through web applications. Hence, security has become a major concern for the successful running of applications. Key players operating in the market include Wipro (India), Cognizant (US), TCS (India), Accenture (Ireland), Capgemini (France), IBM (US), and Infosys (India). These companies are focused on the adoption of various growth strategies such as partnerships and collaborations, mergers & acquisitions, new service launches, and business expansions to enhance their market share in the market.
The competitive leadership mapping section provides information regarding key vendors offering application testing services and outlines the findings and analysis as well as rates them accordingly based on vendor performance within each evaluation criteria. The evaluation criteria are based on 2 broad categories, namely, strength of product portfolio and business strategy excellence. Each category encompasses various parameters on the basis of which vendors are evaluated.
Parameters considered under strength of product portfolio include breadth and depth of product offering, product features and functionality, focus on product innovation, product differentiation and impact on customer value, and product quality & reliability. Parameters considered under business strategy excellence include geographic footprint/presence in emerging markets, breadth of applications served, channel strategy and fit, effectiveness of organic growth strategy, and mergers & acquisitions strategy.
Vendors who fall into this category receive high scores for most evaluation criteria. They have a strong and established product and service portfolio and a robust market presence. They provide mature and reputable application testing services and encompass strong business strategies. Wipro (India), Cognizant (US), Accenture (Ireland), TCS (India), Capgemini (France), IBM (US), Infosys (India), and Tech Mahindra (India) are recognized as visionary leaders in the application testing services market.
Innovators are vendors who have demonstrated substantial product innovations as compared to their competitors. They have very focused service portfolios. However, they do not have very strong growth strategies for their overall businesses. Deloitte (US), QualiTest (US), DXC Technology (US), NTT DATA (US), and HPE (US) are recognized as innovators in the application testing services market.
Dynamic differentiators are established vendors with very strong business strategies. However, their service portfolios are not strong as compared to other companies in the market. SQS (Germany), HCL (India), CGI (Canada), Cigniti Technologies (US), Atos (France), Xoriant (US), R Systems International (India), Indium Software (US), Maveric Systems (India), Cygnet Infotech (India), and YASH Technologies (India) are recognized as dynamic differentiators in the application testing services market.
RapidValue Solutions (US) falls under the category of emerging companies in the application testing services market. Emerging companies are primarily focused on expanding their customer base by offering cost-effective testing services.
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Wipro is one of the key players in the application testing services market. The company offers a wide range of product and service offerings that include risk-based testing, cloud testing, business assurance testing, ready-to-deploy tools, such as model-based testing and test lifecycle automation, and industry point solutions. Wipro offers test advisory and risk & compliance testing services to ensure business growth with the consistently changing IT landscape.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS3.3MNM ANALYSTS
Capgemini provides a wide range of application testing services for its potential clients. The company’s prime testing services include managed testing services using Rightshore, Test Process Improvement (TPI), specialized testing services (mobile testing, cloud testing, and test management command center), performance testing, test environment management, test data management, agile testing, and test automation.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS3.2MNM ANALYSTS
Accenture, with a profound industry experience, offers testing services for both complex and industry-specific processes. It provides comprehensive application testing services that include assessment and strategy, delivery metrics, automation, performance engineering and testing, testing/quality center of excellence, Testing as a Service (TaaS), and digital testing.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS3.1MNM ANALYSTS
Cognizant is a leading provider of Quality Engineering & Assurance (QE&A) services. The company provides application testing services depending on the specified requirements of organizations.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS3.1MNM ANALYSTS
Assurance services offered by TCS address both business and quality challenges for global clients. The company offers improved user experience and handles a large client base, with committed and trained application testing resources.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS3.1MNM ANALYSTS
The company has a broad portfolio of security testing services that include web application security testing (secure code analysis, penetration testing, and vulnerability management), mobile security testing (mobile web and native & hybrid apps), infrastructure security testing, and wearables security testing.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS3.0MNM ANALYSTS
IBM has a vast experience in application testing services. It has introduced IBM Rational Functional Tester that is an automated functional testing and regression testing tool.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS2.9MNM ANALYSTS
DXC Technology offers a wide range of testing and quality assurance services to its clients. The company primarily provides services for testing software, applications, and infrastructures.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS2.7MNM ANALYSTS
Tech Mahindra offers Testing as a Service (TaaS), with customizable and scalable value-driven testing capabilities. The company also offers test consulting and advisory services.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS2.7MNM ANALYSTS
The company has a broad portfolio of testing services that include test strategy & planning, test execution, test support (infrastructure), and test process management.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS2.6MNM ANALYSTS
The company offers a wide range of testing services through 3 business segments, namely, managed services, management consulting, and professional servicesBUYERVENDOREXPERTS2.6MNM ANALYSTS
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QualiTest is one of the largest software testing and quality assurance company. It offers quality assurance and software testing services as well as superior QA solutions to customers and partners worldwide, in addition to international QA and testing methodologies.BUYERVENDOREXPERTS2.4MNM ANALYSTS
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