Global Software industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2007-11, and forecast to 2016). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Global software market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
- The computer software market consists of systems and application software. Systems software comprises operating systems, network and database management, and other systems software. Application software comprises general business productivity and home use applications, cross-industry and vertical market applications, and other application software. Market value figures are assessed at manufacturer selling price (MSP), based on revenues from software sales and licenses. Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2011 annual average exchange rates.
- The global software market had total revenues of $292.9 billion in 2011, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6% between 2007 and 2011.
- The general business productivity and home use applications segment was the market's most lucrative in 2011, with total revenues of $70.4 billion, equivalent to 24% of the market's overall value.
- The performance of the market is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 6.3% for the five-year period 2011 - 2016, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $396.7 billion by the end of 2016.
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