Software Publishing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Software Publishing Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5420 | Apr 2016

Digital dues: Subscription-based business models are ensuring regular industry revenue

The Software Publishing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Software Publishing industry has grown steadily over the past five years, driven by increased online connectivity and the emergence of new technology. Increased access to high-speed internet has encouraged the development of software to take advantage of cloud computing, along with new hardware, such as smartphones and tablets. Smartphones and tablet software development has increased strongly, with new products being developed to carry out functions that were once the domain of PCs and gaming consoles. Industry revenue is projected to rise at an annualised 10.9% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $2.3 billion. Growth of 14.8% is forecast for the current year as more industry participants adopt the software as a service (SaaS) distribution model... purchase to read more

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The Software Publishing industry has grown strongly over the past five years. Increased online connectivity and cloud computing uptake, along with the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, have underpinned this growth. These factors have increased demand for software by widening the consumer and business user bases of industry products, while also increasing the number of platforms (such as mobile operating systems) for which complex software can be developed.

The growth in office and home reliance on computing technology over the past five years has meant that many new software products and upgrades (particularly those used by businesses) are now generally regarded as essential... purchase to read more


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What is the Software Publishing Industry?

Software publishers create and distribute ready-made (non-customised) computer software.

Industry Products
Video gamesAccounting softwareSmartphone and tablet appsEnterprise software
Industry Activities
Funding software developmentDevelopment of computer software for mass productionDistribution of computer softwareSoftware marketing

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