Integrate JIRA With A Test Case Manager

Test case management add-ons in the Atlassian Marketplace make using JIRA applications for testing simple. Check them out here.

Plugins and Integrations

You can add test management capabilities to JIRA applications directly via a plugin, or by integrating with a standalone tool:

Available directly from the Atlassian Marketplace

Zephyr for JIRA

Zephyr for JIRA is an add-on application that augments JIRA 5, providing cost-effective, highly sophisticated test management capabilities right inside your JIRA 5 or JIRA 6 instance. As a vertical test management application built exclusively for the JIRA platform, Zephyr for JIRA completes end-to-end issue tracking and test management inside JIRA applications by adding testing to the overall planning, development, bug tracking and reporting process. Together, Zephyr for JIRA enables developers, testers and the entire project team to be better prepared at every stage of the software development lifecycle to design, plan, build and launch great software.
Behave Pro for JIRA

Compose, validate and deliver agile software requirements in JIRA Software following Behaviour Driven Development. Behave Pro is a powerful and easy to use agile testing and requirements discovery tool. It allows users to take TDD to the next step, Behaviour Driven Development. Specific needs of a software product are expressed as acceptance criteria on User Stories, invaluable for discovering the real requirements through discussion. Further more the acceptance criteria can be automated as tests using Cucumber to provide instant feedback on software development progress.


synapseRT is a powerful JIRA Software add-on for agile and waterfall teams doing requirements and test management. It ensures seamless software delivery via reusable test suites and a test management dashboard for end-to-end traceability. A test coverage matrix and burn down charts help provide the perfect test management solution for a JIRA Software shop.

qTest Scenario

qTest Scenario is the first and only JIRA plugin to track and manage the end to end process of TDD, BDD and ATDD style testing. From feature/scenario planning and definition to automated/manual results reporting and traceability, teams can take control of their BDD process and expand adoption across the enterprise. Companies can use qTest Scenario as a standalone product for their BDD/ATDD testing only, or they can add it to qTest to consolidate the BDD/ATDD testing activity with exploratory, manual scripted, and traditional automated testing for integrated reporting and management.

Xray - Test Management inside JIRA

Xray is an add-on for managing quality assurance tests which integrates seamlessly with JIRA Software. Xray supports manual & automated tests and provides reports to track test coverage of your JIRA Software projects. Users can manage manual & automated tests as JIRA Software issues. Xray provides charts and statistics with the test coverage of requirements and exports test reports to PDF and Word Documents. Xray includes a RESTful API out of the box.

QMetry Test Manager for JIRA

QMetry Test Manager for JIRA is a comprehensive test management solution that helps enterprises launch their digital initiatives to market faster, with less risk. It has been designed to shift quality left and reduce the release cycle times by bringing agility, higher productivity and better decision-making capabilities into the testing cycle. With QMetry Test Manager for JIRA, QA teams can now get involved earlier in the development cycle to build test scenarios while continuously testing early development builds.

Testy for Structure

Testy extends the Structure plugin for JIRA applications, turning it into a lightweight test case manager. It allows you to use any structure of issues as a test plan - simply add a new test run column and record test results against your structured issues. Easily associate test cases with development requirements. Initially designed for ALM Works' internal use with simplicity and ease of use as a foremost concern.

TestFLO for JIRA - Test Management

TestFLO is JIRA add-on providing comprehensive test management process into JIRA due to reusable Repository of Test Cases allowing for rapid Test Plan creation and copying. TestFLO supports flexible configurations for Agile Teams and Projects, smoothly integrates with defects and requirements providing broad traceability metrics and extensive reporting including all JIRA metrics and statistics. TestFLO integrates with CI tools like Jenkins or Bamboo for automated tests allowing you to run tests from JIRA and publish test results in real-time. Take advantage of covering requirements, changes, stories or any other issues with tests, experience extended steps functionality, immediate defects creation from test cases and JIRA Software integration for Sprint reports.

Test Collab for JIRA

Test Collab is a modern web based test case management tool that offers a complete platform for your application's testing.

It supports agile methodology, requirements management, test case versioning, test plans and scheduling along with custom fields, time forecasting, time tracking and in-built reporting. It offers REST API and security through HTTPS and LDAP.

Test Collab provides easy integration with all popular test automation tools and bug trackers like JIRA, Redmine, Pivotal Tracker, Assembla, Github and many more, also bi-directional integration is supported for JIRA and Redmine.

Test Collab is available in both: SaaS and self-hosted editions.

Please visit for more details about the tool , and refer user guide articles at and to know how Test Collab integrates with JIRA.

Additional JIRA Test Management Integrations

ApTest Manager

Pitch: Affordable test management for software and hardware QA projects to improve consistency, organization, and control throughout the testing process.

Integration: Uses the JIRA SOAP API to automatically populate a new bug with information from the execution of a test and links the test execution to the associated issue. Integration module is included at no charge - see the ApTest/JIRA FAQ entry for details.

More details on Aptest Manager integration here.

Aqua ALM

Pitch: Aqua is an agile Application Lifecycle Management Suite with the focus on manual and automated test solutions. With aqua you can optimize your Jira projects with the most powerful test manager solution in order to track the traceability between your Jira tickets and test process. Aqua helps you to create an individual manual and automated test strategy. Nearly every test automation tool can be integrated to reduce time and create a better test coverage. You can optimize your own test process by analysing quality metrics in customized reports. Aqua calculates different KPIs on visualized dashboards and creates powerful reports based on your individual needs.

Aqua works with Jira 5, 6 and 7 over SOAP or REST API. An user-friendly configuration tool allows to synchronize different Jira projects and systems into different aqua projects.

More details on Aqua ALM here.

Borland Silk

Pitch: The Go2Group JaS Plugin allows collaboration between Atlassian's JIRA issue management system and Borland's SilkCentral test case tool.

Integration: When editing an issue, JIRA Software will display a list of available Silk test cases in the custom field called SilkTestCases. Select one or more test cases to associate with the issue. When viewing an issue, JIRA Software will display information about each associated test case in an issue tab panel.

More details on Borland Silk integration here.

Enterprise Tester

Enterprise Tester is a fully integrated, web-based test management solution, which provides a world-first integration with two award winning products; Sparx Systems' Enterprise Architect and Atlassian's JIRA applications. The solution, which derives test cases from UML models and allows test management, has been developed for use both as part of this integrated toolset and as a stand-alone tool, facilitating traceability from UML requirements through to test cases and defects.

More details on Enterprise Tester here.

Mercury Test Director - HP Quality Centre

Pitch: Panel to interface with the Mercury Quality Center.

More details on Mercury Test Director integration here.


Pitch: PractiTest is an end-to-end test management solution that covers the entire QA process. It's intuitive and easy to use, but also very flexible, and can be customized to fit the needs of every organization perfectly. Of course, it also has an option for integration with JIRA applications.

More details on PractiTest integration here.


Pitch: QaTraq is the world's most popular test management tool. QaTraq provides a solid foundation for teams to create and update scripts, cases and case results, with instant access to a variety of reports, improving visibility of your testing and pin-pointing test case execution progress.

Integration: No direct integration, but you can enter the URL for one or more JIRA Software bugs directly in the test case.

More details on QaTraq integration here.


Pitch: QMetry is a comprehensive Test Management Platform equipped with JIRA Software integration. Our Metric-Rich Dashboard enables real time views into the quality of your software application. The live metrics provide insight to testers showing them up to date information on their JIRA Software issues, Test Execution Progress, Testcases, and Requirements.

More details on QMetry integration here.

qTest Connector for JIRA Server

Pitch: qTest is an innovative, enterprise test management software that provides testing teams of any size with greater control, more efficient use of time, greater collaboration, more visibility and faster testing.

qTest Provides:

  • Full test management capabilities
  • Greater testing visibility, traceability, efficiency and collaboration to the test team
  • Requirements management, test case management, test execution tracking and detailed reporting

More details on the qTest integration here.


Pitch: Complete Quality Assurance solution that manages requirements, tests, bugs and issues in one environment, with complete traceability from inception to completion.

Integration: With the JIRA connector activated, any defects logged during a test execution get routed to JIRA Software using the SOAP API. Any changes to these issues in JIRA Software then get synchronized back into SpiraTest using our SOAP API.

More details on SpiraTest integration here.


TestCaddy is a truly efficient collaborative test case management tool designed to improve the life of Testers by offering the unique ability to structure related tests allowing maximum reuse of test steps and test cases. TestCaddy integrates with JIRA Software for logging bugs and two-way linking between tests and logged bugs. More details about TestCaddy are available here.

Pitch: Free, open source testing tool to create and manage test cases and organise them into test plans. These plans allow team members to execute test cases and track test results dynamically, generate reports, trace software requirements, prioritize and assign tasks.

Integration: Adds a bug tracking interface to JIRA Software inside TestLink.

More details on TestLink integration in this forum thread.


Pitch: Create and manage your entire test plan, from test cases to progress reports, and more.

Integration: Can add and view JIRA Software issues when executing test plans, with JIRA issue keys stored in the TestLog case records - see forums discussion. Specifically, add http://hostname:port/browse/ to the "View bug" path and http://hostname:port/secure/CreateIssue.jspa to the "Add bug" path of the TestLog options.

More details on TestLog integration here.


Pitch: TestLodge is a relatively new hosted tool that is designed to be a lot simpler than traditional software by only providing the essentials to get the job done well. The system focuses on helping you create your test plans, creating and managing your test suites, requirements and cases along with allowing you to easily perform multiple test runs and generate reports.

Integration: TestLodge integrates with JIRA using the REST api. Once enabled, it will allow you to automatically create tickets in JIRA whenever a test case fails.

You can find more details at the TestLodge site here.


Pitch: Testuff is an on-demand test management service that integrates with JIRA. Amongst the standard features, it also includes a test video recorder. The recorder captures bugs as they happen during testing and allows you to send the videos to your developers, making the "works for me" excuse obsolete. All in all Testuff is very easy and intuitive to use, even a beginner tester could get fully working on it within an hour.

Integration: Exports bugs found during test runs directly to the relevant JIRA Software project with your user.

More details on Testuff integration here.

TOSCA Testsuite

Pitch: Software test automation without scripting enabled by TOSCA´s unique "Business Dynamic Steering". This highly innovative and paradigm-shifting approach allows business people without any programming skills to run a highly automated and top efficient software test. For the first time it is possible to run test automation with business-testers using a standard tool only. The necessity of individual test framework programming is gone forever. Tricentis employees have been working intensively in quality assurance, software engineering and with methodical test procedures for more than ten years. For more than seven years our know-how and experience have been applied in our TOSCA Testsuite. This unique combination of software company and service provider-enabled Tricentis to develop TOSCA Testsuite - that many call "The Test Automation of the 3rd Generation".

More details on Testsuite JIRA integration here.


Pitch: Wikidsmart QA delivers open source test case management within the Confluence wiki, tied to JIRA Software and Selenium for automation. Wikidsmart delivers maximum interoperability, traceability, and search between any tools and applications. In addition, Wikidsmart Applications leverages JIRA Software's workflow capabilites and add structured wiki templates for software engineering to Confluence, turning the combined environment into a powerful composite application platform. You can watch a Wikidsmart presentation here (slides here.)

More details on Wikidsmart can be found here.


Pitch: XStudio is a leading test management application handling the complete life-cycle of your QA/testing projects from end to end: requirements, specifications, projects, tests, test plan, test campaigns, reports and bugs. XStudio allows scheduling/running fully automated (including support for nearly 70 test automation frameworks: QTP, AutoIt, JMeter, Selenium, Ranorex, Sahi, TestComplete, TestPartner, Visual Studio, Beanshell, Squish, XUnit, TestNG, Marathon, Perl, Tcl etc.) or manual test campaigns. It comes with an integrated requirement management system and bug-tracking database but it can also integrate nicely with JIRA at both level (with extended filtering capabilities).

Integration: XStudio's connector allows presenting JIRA Software's bugs (and/or requirements) within XStudio's GUI. JIRA Software's bugs can be linked to failed tests and can be traced (up to the requirements and SUT) through XStudio's reporting facilities (incl. the traceability matrix).

For more details about the integration setup:

Zephyr Enterprise and Community Editions

Pitch: Zephyr provides end-to-end management of the testing lifecycle in the test department including resources, releases and sprints, test cases, scheduling, test execution, defects, documents, collaboration and all aspects of reporting and metrics in real-time. Built on an extensible management platform, Zephyr allows users to leverage their existing tool investments by providing seamless integration with popular defect tracking systems like JIRA Software and interoperating with commercial, open source or home grown automation tools.

Integration: Full 2-way integration with JIRA 5 and 6, featuring live testing dashboards that display real time metrics about your JIRA issues along side your test creation and execution status for a comprehensive "single pane of glass" view.

More details on Zephyr integration here.

User Discussion

Wondering which tool works best for you? Feel free to discuss in our TCM integration thread.

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