I started a small survey a few weeks back to look at gaining a bit more quantitative information about testing organizations. I have suspended the survey for now (and folded it into the survey we are running with the Integrated Quality Suites MQ reference customers). While we need to do more digging here and strengthen the data set with the input from the reference customers, I thought I would share a couple response charts as food for thought.
First the Tester to Developer ratio. This falls about where we expected though I am sure in a broader market there are more people that would fall in the malpractice areas of 1:10 or 1:20.
And organization style
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