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Software testing: In-house vs. crowdsourced? [infographic]

As the complexity of software testing increases, it’s essential to avoid it becoming a bottleneck. Proactive organisations that want to speed up delivery, improve quality and save money are embracing crowdsourced testing.


Here we take a look at in-house testing vs. crowdsourced testing in three key areas: Time, Quality and Cost.


  • Average number of calls or interviews needed to fill an IT position (per region):
    • USA & Canada: 15
    • UK & Ireland: 13
    • Europe: 12
  • Average number of days it takes to fill an IT position (per region):
    • USA & Canada: 51 days
    • UK & Ireland: 57 days
    • Europe: 66 days
  • Global App Testing provides 15-20 professional testers to test your mobile app/website
  • We turnaround results in 48 hours or less
  • Test case execution can be executed in under an hour 
  • 52% of organisations struggle to find time to test mobile apps
  • 40% of in-house QA teams don't have the necessary devices available to test on 
  • With Global App Testing you can test on hundreds of devices and OS platforms
  • We have a community of 20,000 testers in 104 countries
  • Average salaries of hiring a Software Tester not including benefits, training and onboarding (per country):
    • USA: $55,457
    • UK: £24,909
    • Germany: €41,910
  • Global App Testing has scalable pricing options to suit your unique QA needs 


Tony Dolan

Tony Dolan

Tony is a Marketing Manager at Global App Testing. He is interested in technology and how it is affecting our personal and work lives. He has worked in the IT industry for seven years.

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