2021 State of Test Automation Report
January 26, 2021

Introducing the 2021 State of Test Automation Report

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Given that 2020 was an unusual year, it had us wondering, where is testing at today, and where is it going in 2021? Perfecto surveyed 700+ companies to find out.

I’m thrilled to be able to share the results with you in our second annual State of Test Automation report.

What’s In the Report

In the 2021 report, you’ll find:

  • Emerging trends for testing in 2021.
  • Automation averages and industry benchmarks.
  • Changes to the testing team structure.
  • How to overcome the top challenges in automation.
  • The length of a typical release cycle.
  • Which tools teams rely on for testing.
  • Expert recommendations for testing in 2021.

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What to Expect for Testing in 2021

2020 forced businesses to go almost entirely digital. All eyes were on digital platforms this past year — whether they were ready or not. And that made web and mobile app testing even more high stakes.

2021 will be the year these businesses invest in intelligent test automation to provide better experiences for customers.

In 2021, we’ll see test suite sizes growing for mobile and web apps along with an increased adoption of technologies that can serve different personas on the team. Interest is growing in scriptless and BDD technologies, which can help teams expand test automation.

Teams will also increase their investment in mobile and web applications through progressive web apps (PWAs) and newer and more engaging mobile apps like App Clips and APKs. These will provide better digital experiences for customers.

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For more 2021 testing predictions, insights, and expert recommendations, read the full report. See where you stack up to your peers in terms of test automation rates, practices, and more. Read the 2021 State of Test Automation report today.

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