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Global Software Industry Profile & Value Chain Analysis

Global Software Industry Profile & Value Chain Analysis

Summary

Global software industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

The value/supply chain analysis reveals the business activities which comprise the global software market value/supply chain. All key stages are highlighted, along with examples of companies active, and assessments of the burning issues for every stage of the value/supply chain. Key value/supply chain stages analyzed include software, publishing, distribution, and end-user.

Synopsis

Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the global software market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Key Highlights

  • The software market consists of five segments - enterprise applications, enterprise mobility management, information management, security software and software infrastructure. 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 2016 annual average exchange rates.
  • The global software market had total revenues of $347.8bn in 2017, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4% between 2013 and 2017.
  • Software infrastructure was the market's most lucrative segment in 2017, with total revenues of $161.1bn, equivalent to 46.3% of the market's overall value
  • The majority of markets in this region, including the US, are being affected by difficulties in the enterprise applications segment. This segment of the market is feeling the impact of shifting business models in favour of cloud delivery.
  • Software coding is dominated by large internationally recognized companies, but that leaves valuable niche areas not covered by the leading players.
  • Many large companies have the capacity to self-publish due to the scale of their reach, but they still may wish to use other publishers for niche customers.
Scope
  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the software market
  • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the global software market
  • Leading company profiles reveal details of key software market players’ global operations and financial performance
  • Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the global software market with five year forecasts
  • Quickly and easily identify the key stages and sub-stages of the global software market value/supply chain
  • See examples of companies active at each stage of the global software market value/supply chain
  • Examine trends and burning issues impacting the global software market value/supply chain
Reasons to buy
  • What was the size of the global software market by value in 2017?
  • What will be the size of the global software market in 2022?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the global software market?
  • How has the market performed over the last five years?
  • What are the main segments that make up the global software market?
  • Who are the top competitors in the global software market?
  • What are the key stages of the global software market value/supply chain?


Executive Summary
Value chain analysis
Market value
Market value forecast
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market rivalry
Value Chain Analysis
Software Market complete value chain overview
Software
Publishing
Distribution
End-User
Market Overview
Market definition
Market analysis
Market Data
Market value
Market Segmentation
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market Outlook
Market value forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Summary
Buyer power
Supplier power
New entrants
Threat of substitutes
Degree of rivalry
Leading Companies
International Business Machines Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Oracle Corporation
SAP SE
Methodology
Industry associations
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Appendix
About MarketLine
List of Tables
Table 1: Global software market value: $ billion, 2013-17
Table 2: Global software market category segmentation: $ billion, 2017
Table 3: Global software market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2017
Table 4: Global software market value forecast: $ billion, 2017-22
Table 5: International Business Machines Corporation: key facts
Table 6: International Business Machines Corporation: key financials ($)
Table 7: International Business Machines Corporation: key financial ratios
Table 8: Microsoft Corporation: key facts
Table 9: Microsoft Corporation: key financials ($)
Table 10: Microsoft Corporation: key financial ratios
Table 11: Oracle Corporation: key facts
Table 12: Oracle Corporation: key financials ($)
Table 13: Oracle Corporation: key financial ratios
Table 14: SAP SE: key facts
Table 15: SAP SE: key financials ($)
Table 16: SAP SE: key financials (€)
Table 17: SAP SE: key financial ratios
List of Figures Figure 1: Software Market complete value chain overview 7 Figure 2: Software Market complete value chain with active companies 8 Figure 3: Software - Overview 9 Figure 4: Publishers - Overview 11 Figure 5: Distribution - Overview 13 Figure 6: End-User - Overview 15 Figure 7: Global software market value: $ billion, 2013-17 19 Figure 8: Global software market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2017 20 Figure 9: Global software market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2017 21 Figure 10: Global software market value forecast: $ billion, 2017-22 22 Figure 11: Forces driving competition in the global software market, 2017 23 Figure 12: Drivers of buyer power in the global software market, 2017 24 Figure 13: Drivers of supplier power in the global software market, 2017 26 Figure 14: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the global software market, 2017 27 Figure 15: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the global software market, 2017 29 Figure 16: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the global software market, 2017 31 Figure 17: International Business Machines Corporation: revenues & profitability 36 Figure 18: International Business Machines Corporation: assets & liabilities 36 Figure 19: Microsoft Corporation: revenues & profitability 38 Figure 20: Microsoft Corporation: assets & liabilities 39 Figure 21: Oracle Corporation: revenues & profitability 42 Figure 22: Oracle Corporation: assets & liabilities 42 Figure 23: SAP SE: revenues & profitability 45 Figure 24: SAP SE: assets & liabilities 46

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