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Software Publishing in the UK - Industry Market Research Report

Software Publishing in the UK

This industry includes companies that publish ready-made non-customised software, engaging in activities such as marketing, translation, technical support and the design of packaging and documentation. The industry does not include the printing of software onto discs, which is done by downstream distributors, or the programming of software, which is usually performed by separate developing companies. Computer and video game publishing is also excluded (see IBISWorld report J58.210).

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017-18)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Business software investment
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017-18)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017-18)
    • Table Business Locations 2017-18
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Enterprises by employment size, 2016
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Oracle Corporation - industry - related performance*
    • Table Oracle Corporation (UK revenue) - financial performance*
    • Table IBM United Kingdom Ltd - industry-related performance*
    • Table IBM United Kingdom Ltd - financial performance
    • Table SAP (UK) Limited - industry-related performance*
    • Table SAP (UK) Limited - financial performance
    • Table Microsoft Ltd - financial performance
    • Table Microsoft Ltd - industry-related performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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