World Quality Report 2014-15 UK country section provides analysis specific to the results of the research study obtained in the UK. Top Testing trends identified this year are:
- Rationalisation and modernisation of existing systems remain the key focus areas for corporate IT in the UK.
- Although the overall proportion of the QA and Testing budget has not grown significantly year on year, the share of the budget allocated to staffing and human resources has increased from 23% in 2013 to 36% in 2014 – driven by the demand for more technical and experienced testers.
- Cloud adoption rates in the UK remain on a par with worldwide averages, but companies are mostly taking advantage of a private cloud infrastructure and remain reluctant to host their production systems in a public cloud.