Software Testing Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Software Testing Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 3.0%

The Software Testing Services industry has strongly grown over the past five years. Software testing is a vital part of software development, and most IT projects will allocate resources to this process. Unlike traditional software developers, industry firms provide testing services to their clients. The rise in domestic internet speeds and accessibility over the past five years has prompted many companies to shift a greater proportion of their operations online or upgrade their core IT systems. This trend has driven demand for software testing services, as companies aim to provide their online customers with the best user experience and ensure that sensitive data, such as financial information, is safe from unauthorised access. Industry revenue is e...
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Software Testing Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Software Testing Services industry is projected to continue strongly growing over the next five years. The rising uptake of technology that requires regular software updates to account for hardware changes will increase the need for software testing services as part of the overall product development process. Companies' growing reliance on software is also forecast to drive revenue growth over the period. Profit margins are projected to rise as testing and debugging roles are further integrated, increasing operational efficiency. However, the rising prominence of internal IT teams is anticipated to constrain industry revenue growth, as downstream clients approach production scales that make in-house software testing a more economically viable opt...
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Software Testing Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $395m
  • business Number of Businesses: 182
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,778

Biggest companies in the Software Testing Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Software Testing Services in Australia industry include SQA Holdco Pty Ltd and Capgemini Australia Pty Limited.

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What is Software Testing Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators provide software testing services for clients, such as performance testing, stability testing, usability testing and security testing. The industry does not sell its own software, but it may use internally developed software to complete its testing tasks.

Industry Products and Services

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Industry Activities

  • Performance testing
  • Operational testing
  • Functional testing
  • Security testing
  • Automated testing

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Industry Definition

Industry operators provide software testing services for clients, such as performance testing, stability testing, usability testing and security testing. The industry does not sell its own software, but it may use internally developed software to complete its testing tasks.

Main Activities

  • Performance testing
  • Operational testing
  • Functional testing
  • Security testing
  • Automated testing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Capital expenditure on computer software reflects general demand for software-related services. Higher capital expenditure on computer software translates...
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Capital expenditure on computer software
Demand from computer system design services
Demand from software publishing
Business confidence index

Current Performance

Downstream regulation
Outsourcing growth
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

The role of a tester
Testing focus
Combating security concerns
 Table: Software Testing Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Software Testing Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Telecommunications Services in Australia
Internet Service Providers in Australia
Data Processing and Web Hosting Services in Australia
Software Publishing in Australia



Key Selling Industries

Internet Service Providers in Australia
Computer and Software Retailing in Australia





Products & Services

The Software Testing Services industry provides services to numerous downstream markets. These markets have a variety of products that need to be tested. ...
Financial services companies
Other industries
Government
Healthcare firms


Demand Determinants

Demand for software testing generally moves in line with demand for new software. As businesses seek new software with more capabilities or update their c...
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Major Markets

Financial services companies
Other industries
Government
Healthcare firms



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Software Testing Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Software Testing Services industry has moderate market share concentration, with the largest four players expected to account for just over 40% of ind...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Software Testing Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Software Testing Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

SQA Holdco Pty Ltd, trading as Planit, is a locally owned private company that provides software testing and training services. Planit has focused on soft...
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Planit

 Table: Planit - financial performance

Capgemini

 Table: Capgemini - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Software Testing Services industry is highly labour-intensive. In 2019-20, IBISWorld expects that for every dollar spent on wages, $0.09 will be spent...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Software Testing Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Software Testing Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
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Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
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Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

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FUNCTIONAL TESTING

GEOLOCATION INTERNET PROTOCOL

INTERNET OF THINGS

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SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE

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