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Software Publishing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Software Publishing Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5420 | Aug 2014

Cloud cover: Cloud computing and mobile technology to drive industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Software Publishing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
4.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
6,121
Businesses
937
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Software Publishing industry has sustained steady growth over the past five years, underpinned by increased online connectivity and the emergence of new technology. Smartphones, tablets and high-speed internet access have led to the development of new software that substantially enhances the use of the new hardware. Smartphones can now hold games and software with a variety of purposes. Software purchases have bounced back from their sudden decline during the economic downturn. Industry revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 4.1% in the five years through 2014-15. Revenue is projected to rise by 4.8% in 2014-15, to reach $1.5 billion.

The industry faces strong external competition from large foreign software publishers such as Microsoft... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Software publishing in Australia has a low level of market share concentration. The wide variety of software that publishers produce makes it difficult for companies to pursue mass-market dominance when software development skills are severely limited, and this keeps concentration low. Concentration has decreased over the past five years as information and marketing companies have entered the industry by creating and distributing smartphone applications. Some software segments, however, are highly concentrated. Accounting software in particular is dominated by the major players MYOB and Reckon... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Software Publishing Industry?

This industry creates and distributes ready-made (non-customised) computer software.

Industry Products
Video gamesAccounting softwareSmartphone applicationsEnterprise softwareOthers
 
Industry Activities
Funding software developmentDevelopment and sale of computer software for mass productionSoftware marketing


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