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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 | Apr 2016

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
10.9%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
7,790
Businesses
1,543
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

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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