Gartner Research

Market Guide for Mobile Application Testing Services

Published: 29 October 2015

ID: G00273008

Analyst(s): Maritess Sobejana, Susanne Matson


Improving customer experience in a digital economy is critical to success, driving organizations to invest in mobile application development. Sourcing managers must understand the complexity of the mobile testing requirements to ensure service providers can meet business expectations.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • Mobile Application Testing Tools Market Will Drive Use of External Testing Services
  • Lack of Digital Skills Is a Major Incentive to Consider Mobile Application Testing Services
  • Bimodal IT Will Drive the Need for Agility
    • Adoption of Agile Methodologies Require More Automation

Market Analysis

  • Testing Mobile Applications Is Far More Complex Than Traditional Application Testing
  • Fundamental Changes in Engagement Models and Pricing
  • Multiple and Varied Partnerships

Representative Vendors

  • Global Full-Service Providers
    • Atos
    • Cognizant
    • IBM
    • Infosys
    • Tata Consultancy Services
    • Tech Mahindra
  • Regional Midtier, Full or Subset IT Service Providers
    • Altimetrik
    • Epam
    • Olenick & Associates
    • RapidValue Solutions
    • SLK Software
    • StarDust
    • Syntel
    • Virtusa
  • Pure-Play Testing Service Providers
    • b-acceptance
    • Cigniti Technologies
    • CresTech Software Systems
    • Kualitatem
    • QA Mentor
    • QASource
    • QualiTest Group
    • Testing4Success
    • ZenQ
  • Mobile Service Providers
    • InfoStretch

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