What are the upcoming trends in software testing?

kevin jack's picture
kevin jack asked on September 2, 2021 - 1:11am | Replies (8).

upcoming trends

8 Answers

Kanika Vatsyayan's picture

Over the years, the tech world has started to realize the value of software testing and therefore, it has managed to expand across different industries. Right from the applications, software, and website, industry enthusiasts have started to shift their focus on adopting advanced technologies like AI and ML into the development process. However, the advancement made to these solutions have also made way for upgrading the standards surrounding software testing using the latest testing technologies and future best practices. Some of the few trends that I would like to highlight include: 

  • Big Data Testing 
  • AI in software testing (prediction of failure points, easy documentation, automated test case generation, etc.)
  • DevTestOps 
  • HyperAutomation 
  • Regression Testing etc.  

If you need to explore these testing trends in detail, you can even access this blog link https://www.bugraptors.com/blog/software-testing-trends-that-will-rule-2021 for further information.  

I would love to know the missing points or any best practices to which testers across the globe are looking forward.

Milla Ahonen's picture

I discovered that Agile and DevOps, test automation, AI for testing, and API test automation will be the most prominent developments in 2021 and the later days.

Shubham Thakore's picture

Top upcoming test automation trends:


  • Cloud-based Testing
  • Low-Code Automation
  • Integration with CI/CD tools
  • Data-driven test automation
  • API testing tools
  • Cross-Browser Testing
  • Mobile Test Automation
  • Desktop Automation
  • Migration
  • End-to-end testing

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Qaisar Imtiaz's picture

QAops is one thing, which is really something to watch out for as a trend in QA. Its amalmagation of QA and DevOps and it surely going to contribute alot.

yash rawat's picture

I also want to know the answer of this question

William Hruska's picture

Companies across the globe have a goal to get their applications faster to the market and with the priority of cost optimization. In this process, companies are adopting the best practices of Agile and DevOps majorly to reduce the time to market. Besides this, companies are adopting other trends such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), DevOps, Machine Learning, IoT, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, and many more.

James Walker's picture



Some of the upcoming trends in software testing are:


1. Shift-left testing

2. Test automation and AI

3. DevOps and Continuous Testing

4. Agile and Agile Testing

5. Performance engineering and testing

6. API and Service Testing

7. Security testing

8. Test data management

9. IoT and Mobile Testing

10. Blockchain testing


It's worth noting that existing patterns might change over time, and new ones can arise as technology improves. Keeping up with these trends allows software testers to adapt to changing environments and produce high-quality software solutions.

Vivek Garg's picture


Some of the upcoming trends in software testing include: 

  • Test Automation
  • DevOps Testing
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Testing
  • Agile and Shift-Left Testing
  • Performance Engineering
  • Security Testing
  • IoT and Mobile Testing
  • Test Data Management
  • Cloud-Based Testing
  • User Experience (UX) Testing


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