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Software Publishing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Software Publishing Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5420 | Feb 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Software Publishing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 grown steadily over the past five years, underpinned 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 new hardware, such as smartphones and tablets. In particular, software development for smartphones and tablets has grown strongly, with new products being developed to carry out functions that were once the domain of PCs and gaming consoles. Industry revenue is expected to rise by an annualised 4.1% over the five years through 2014-15. This growth includes a projected increase of 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 Products Chapter

Due to the flexibility and wide range of functions that computer-based systems are capable of, the range of software published in Australia is vast. Industry software products cater to a range of audiences with varying needs, such as businesses and households. Given strong external competition, the industry has typically focused on products that cater to specific local requirements, such as accounting software.

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Since a large amount of software is imported into Australia, the Software Publishing industry tends to focus on producing software with a regional focus... 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 and tablet appsEnterprise softwareOthers
 
Industry Activities
Funding software developmentDevelopment of computer software for mass productionDistribution of computer softwareSoftware marketing


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