Software Testing is changing. There is huge increase in automation and CI/CD tools. Here is a small list of software testing companies that offer different aspects of the QA tasks for companies.
Automation is a key goal for most software development teams. First the development process is ad hoc. Next the development process stabilizes and predictable releases are possible. PM need to document the important use stories as test cases. As and when there are stable set of test cases, automaton can be started. Now there are open source and proprietary tools to automate the testing of web and mobile applications.
There are free tools like Google Cloud Test Labs to run tests. Other tools for cross browser verification incluse Browserstack, Browsershots, Browserling, Crowsbrowsertesting. Few of the top CI/CD tools list – Circle CI, Travis & Jenkins.
For automation, you can use Sauce labs to execute open source automation scripts. Also tools like EndTest to run automation without scripts.One can also use, Device farms like AWS Device farm, Perfecto, Pcloudy, etc for Mobile App testing
You can also use Crowd testing platform like 99tests, RainforestQA & Applause to test your application under real world conditions with professional and skilled testers. Here you can select the testers and tasks of for exploratory testing and test case execution of mobile applications.
So, Skilled testers are moving to platforms like 99tests, as transparent marketplaces reward testes based on performance.As, more qa jobs are lost to automation, skilled manual exploratory testers can be found in software testing platforms like 99tests.