Software Suppliers in Australia - Market Research Report

Software Suppliers industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 4.2%

The Software Suppliers industry has expanded over the past five years, driven by growth in mobile usage, and cloud computing usage among businesses. Cloud computing has enabled industry operators to move from supplying software products outright to engaging in a Software as a Service (SaaS) business model, where clients pay an annual or monthly subscription fee for software. This model has supported sales and reduced concerns related to software piracy. Cloud computing also allows for seamless updates and increasingly powerful software packages. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 3.6% over the five years through 2018-19, supported by greater demand for software and the move to subscription-based services. Subscription-based ser...
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Software Suppliers industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Software Suppliers industry is anticipated to continue growing over the next five years, as more businesses launch SaaS models for new software. The shift towards payment through subscription fees rather than outright product sales is expected to help limit the effects of software piracy on the industry and improve margins over the long term. Trends favouring cloud computing will support the industry, as more companies that are not using subscription models move their operations online. The continuing NBN rollout is also expected to help drive demand for software over the next five years, particularly through online supply channels. However, ongoing regulations such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation are expected to limit smaller operat...
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Software Suppliers industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 6,724
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 25,925

Biggest companies in the Software Suppliers industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Software Suppliers in Australia industry include Oracle Corporation Australia Pty Limited, Atlassian Australia 1 Pty Ltd, SAP Australia Pty Ltd and Microsoft Pty Limited.

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What is Software Suppliers industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily wholesale computer software and provide services related to computer software. The industry includes distribution of physical software, digital downloads and related after-sales service, but excludes consulting services.

Industry Products and Services

  • Operating systems and productivity software
  • Database, storage and backup software
  • Business analytics and enterprise software
  • Video game software
  • Design, editing and rendering software
  • Security software

Industry Activities

  • Software wholesaling
  • Digital software retailing
  • Software support services
  • Cloud software services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily wholesale computer software and provide services related to computer software. The industry includes distribution of physical software, digital downloads and related after-sales service, but excludes consulting services.

Main Activities

  • Software wholesaling
  • Digital software retailing
  • Software support services
  • Cloud software services

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Capital expenditure on computer software is a major driver of demand for the industry. Businesses represent the largest market for software suppliers. Cap...
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Capital expenditure on computer software
Business confidence index
IT and telecommunications adoption
Demand from video game, dvd and recorded music retailing

Current Performance

Subscription models
Smartphone usage
Data protection regulations
Offshoring support services
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Service focus
Local development
 Table: Software Suppliers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Software Suppliers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Video Game, DVD and Recorded Music Retailing in Australia
Financial and Insurance Services
Education and Training in Australia
Professional Services in Australia
Computer and Software Retailing in Australia


Key Selling Industries

Data Processing and Web Hosting Services in Australia
Intellectual Property Leasing in Australia





Products & Services

The Software Suppliers industry primarily provides software to businesses, which are typically willing to spend more on software for productivity increase...
Retailers
Governments
Small and medium enterprises
Households


Demand Determinants

The software expenditure of businesses and personal users primarily drives industry demand. Business investment in software and related products typically...
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Major Markets

Retailers
Governments
Small and medium enterprises
Households



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Software Suppliers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Software Suppliers industry is subject to moderate market share concentration. The top four industry players are estimated to account for over 50% of ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Software Suppliers in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Software Suppliers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Oracle Corporation Australia Pty Limited is the Australian subsidiary of US-based Oracle Corporation. The company employs over 1,900 people in its Austral...
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Oracle

 Table: Oracle - financial performance

Atlassian

 Table: Atlassian - financial performance

SAP Australia

 Table: SAP Australia - financial performance

Microsoft

 Table: Microsoft - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Software Suppliers industry exhibits a moderate level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, $0.13 will be in...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Software Suppliers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Software Suppliers in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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ON-PREMISES COMPUTING

SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE (SAAS)

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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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