These questions were only shown to the respondents who said they work as a Tester / QA Engineer or are involved in testing as part of their jobs.
of all respondents say testing plays an integral role in their development, which is four percentage points more than last year.
of surveyed respondents say they are personally involved in test automation.
of those who have unit tests in their projects write them on their own.
of respondents use test case design as part of their testing process.
of respondents report that – in their companies – the same people take part in both test design and test execution.
The usage of performance, regression, and stress testing rose compared to last year, while functional and usability testing was used less often despite still being in the top-5 testing types.
of those who use unit tests also use test coverage metrics.
Test / QA Engineers have become more in-demand and highly skilled. The share of projects where there is more than 1 QA per 10 developers increased by four percentage points compared to last year. The same growth is seen among projects where 76-100% of QAs have programming skills. Respectively, the share of those who do only manual testing has declined.
The share of those who use specific tools for test case storage increased by nine percentage points compared to last year. Test automation coverage did not change much compared to last year. The share of projects with at least half of the tests automated is still slightly higher than 50%.
of respondents say they use AI/ML in testing their projects, which is six percentage points more than last year.
Behavior Driven Development is becoming more and more widespread, adding five percentage points since last year. Now, 17% of respondents say they use some BDD technologies.
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