Compare Parasoft SOAtest vs. UFT (QTP)

Parasoft SOAtest is ranked 11th in Functional Testing Tools with 3 reviews while UFT (QTP) is ranked 2nd in Functional Testing Tools with 7 reviews. Parasoft SOAtest is rated 9.0, while UFT (QTP) is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Parasoft SOAtest writes "Offers the possibility for continuous testing using the server-side (nightly) batch runs". On the other hand, the top reviewer of UFT (QTP) writes "With regularly occurring application releases, any QA team member can execute tests (regression suites) stored in ALM/Quality Center, let the tests run unattended, and then examine the results". Parasoft SOAtest is most compared with SoapUI Pro, SonarQube and Tricentis Tosca, whereas UFT (QTP) is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, SmartBear TestComplete and UFT Pro (LeanFT). See our Parasoft SOAtest vs. UFT (QTP) report.
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Pros
They have a feature where they can record traffic and create tests on the report traffic.Parasoft SOAtest has improved the quality of our automated web services, which can be easily implemented through service chaining and service virtualization.We can automate our scenarios in a data driven format, which shows there is no rework on scripts. We only need to update the test data and run for a number of scenarios.

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We have used it for the web and Windows-based applications. It is very productive in terms of execution.​Record and Replay to ease onboarding of new users.Object Repository Technology, which is a good mean to identify graphical components of the applications under test.With frequent releases, using automation to perform regression testing can save us huge amount of time and resources.Hidden among the kitchen sink of features is a new Data Generation tool called the Test Combinations Generator.

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Cons
The product is very slow to start up, and that is a bit of a problem, actually.Reports could be customized and more descriptive according to the user's or company's requirements.

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Needs to improve the integration with the CI/CD pipeline (VSTS and report generation).I would like to have detailed description provided to test the cloud-based applications.Scripting has become more complex from a maintenance standpoint to support additional browsers.Jumping to functions is supported from any Action/BPT Component code, but not from inside a function library where the target function exists in another library file. Workaround: Select search entire project for the function.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
They do have a confusing licensing structure.We are completed satisfied with Parasoft SOAtest. The ROI is more than 95%.The license price is a little expensive, but it provides a better outcome in terms of the end-to-end automation process.

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For the price of five automation licenses, you simply would not be able to hire five manual testers for two years worth of 24/7 manual testing work on demand.

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11th
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7,041
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3,227
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
640
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9.0
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25,519
Comparisons
15,615
Reviews
7
Average Words per Review
1,042
Avg. Rating
8.9
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SOAtestMicro Focus UFT (QTP), QTP, Quick Test Pro, QuickTest Professional, HPE UFT (QTP)
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Overview
Parasoft SOAtest is widely recognized as the leading enterprise-grade solution for API testing and API integrity. Thoroughly test composite applications with robust support for REST and web services, plus an industry-leading 120+ protocols/message types.

QuickTest Professional is now known as Micro Focus Unified Functional Testing, and is an automated testing tool that provides unified AI, GUI, and Business Process testing.

With QuickTest Professional, you can free up IT resources to focus on other areas, while the automated software takes care of all your application software testing requirements. Testing happens continuously and quickly, and so nips any potential issues in the bud. QuickTest Professional saves money and time, and optimizes business productivity and overall user experience.

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Sample Customers
Lufthansa, Siemens, DirecTV, NZ Bank CSS Insurance, Revolution IT, Credit Suisse, and General Electric Company.
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm46%
Government15%
Manufacturing Company8%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company24%
Financial Services Firm16%
Retailer12%
Manufacturing Company10%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm36%
Insurance Company14%
Healthcare Company14%
Retailer14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company33%
Financial Services Firm13%
Manufacturing Company10%
Comms Service Provider8%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise67%
REVIEWERS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise69%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business8%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise84%
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