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Software Publishing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Software Publishing Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5420 | Sep 2016

Soft money: Subscription-based business models are securing industry revenue growth

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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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 carrying out functions that were once done through PCs and gaming consoles. Industry revenue is projected to rise at an annualised 9.7% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $2.9 billion. Growth of 9.8% is forecast for the current year as more industry participants adopt the software as a service (SaaS) distribution model... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Enterprises in the Software Publishing industry are primarily concentrated on Australia's eastern seaboard. The industry's requirement for highly skilled employees means that enterprises tend to be located closer to population centres, particularly those with a large volume of university-educated workers. The industry is therefore almost completely urban, with major capital cities hosting the headquarters of the vast majority of enterprises.

Easy access to skilled staff has driven growth in the number of enterprises in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, particularly as smartphone app development has taken off... 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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