Enhance the State of Your Software Quality This New Year with Smartbear’s 2022 Report 🌟

Smartbear provides tools that enhance the process for every aspect of software development.

Smartbear’s 2022 State of Software Quality Report Testing shows that 42% of respondents report that more than half of their tests are automated. The answers in the report are meant to inform not just them, but everyone on the state of testing today.

The feedback from real users helps guide decisions so Smartbear can adhere to their core quality principles. Whether it’s functional testing, end-to-end, or more, Smartbear’s entire test automation portfolio is built around making your process less complicated and keeping your quality intact.

This report is designed to capture benchmarks for software testing professionals. It reaches across industries and takes into account the methodologies, practices, and tools used to build, validate, and deliver software.

It reveals emerging trends year after year, and provides insights into what teams across the world think the future will hold.

The report covers:

πŸ”Ά Development and delivery models
πŸ”Ά Testing and quality assurance challenges and practices
πŸ”Ά Test management and performance testing trends
πŸ”Ά API and UI testing tools and techniques

Key findings of their report include:

πŸ”Ά Test automation coverage rebounded after a dip last year.
πŸ”Ά Web apps and APIs continue to be the most tested, with increases in mobile apps.
πŸ”Ά Orgs are releasing quarterly and yearly at a much lower frequency.
πŸ”Ά Lack of time remains a challenge for testing initiatives.
πŸ”Ά Responsibility for writing test cases spans the development org.
πŸ”Ά Functionality is the top concern for APIs.
πŸ”Ά 1/3 of respondents run over half their UI tests in the cloud.
The findings presented here are based on responses from manual testers, automation engineers, developers, consultants, QA managers, and analysts located around the globe. To gather this information, SmartBear conducted a 61-question survey over the course of five weeks in the first half of 2022, collecting a total of 1,542 responses.

To read the full report from Smartbear click here.


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