EDA Consortium Reports Revenue Increase for Q3 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 14, 2014 — The EDA Consortium (EDAC) Market Statistics Service (MSS) today announced that the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry revenue increased 6.8 percent for Q3 2013 to $1,729.3 million, compared to $1,619.9 million in Q3 2012. Sequential EDA revenue for Q3 2013 increased 4.6 percent compared to Q2 2013, while the four-quarters moving average, which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four quarters, increased by 5.8 percent. The total revenue for the most recent four quarters (Q4 2012 through Q3 2013) was $6,830.3 million.

“EDA industry revenue realized continued growth in Q3 2013, with double-digit increases in IC physical design and services,” said Walden C. Rhines, board sponsor for the EDAC MSS and chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics. “Geographically, the Asia-Pacific region again reported double-digit growth, with significant growth in the Americas and Europe/Middle East/Africa regions.”

Companies that were tracked employed 29,967 professionals in Q3 2013, an increase of 3.8 percent compared to the 28,877 people employed in Q3 2012, and up 2.3 percent compared to Q2 2013.

The complete MSS report, containing detailed revenue information broken out by both categories and geographic regions, is available via subscription from the EDA Consortium.

Revenue by Product Category

The largest category, Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), generated revenue of $643.5 million in Q3 2013, which represents a 1.7 percent increase compared to Q3 2012. The four-quarters moving average for CAE increased 3.2 percent.

IC Physical Design & Verification revenue increased to $362.9 million in Q3 2013, an 11.1 percent increase compared to Q3 2012. The four-quarters moving average increased 3.0 percent.

Printed Circuit Board and Multi-Chip Module (PCB & MCM) revenue of $152.5 million represents a decrease of 0.3 percent compared to Q3 2012. The four-quarters moving average for PCB & MCM increased 7.6 percent.

Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) revenue totaled $476.9 million in Q3 2013, a 12.7 percent increase compared to Q3 2012. The four-quarters moving average increased 10.8 percent.

Services revenue was $93.5 million in Q3 2013, an increase of 10.4 percent compared to Q3 2012. The four-quarters moving average increased 8.7 percent.

Revenue by Region

The Americas, EDA’s largest region, purchased $770.7 million of EDA products and services in Q3 2013, an increase of 7.7 percent compared to Q3 2012. The four-quarters moving average for the Americas increased 5.1 percent.

Revenue in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) was up 6.7 percent in Q3 2013 compared to Q3 2012 on revenues of $285.5 million. The EMEA four-quarters moving average increased 6.8 percent.

Third quarter 2013 revenue from Japan decreased 8.2 percent to $223.8 million compared to Q3 2012. The four-quarters moving average for Japan decreased 4.2 percent.

The Asia/Pacific (APAC) region revenue increased to $449.3 million in Q3 2013, an increase of 14.4 percent compared to the third quarter of 2012. The four-quarters moving average increased 12.8 percent.

About the MSS Report

The EDA Consortium Market Statistics Service reports EDA industry revenue data quarterly and is available to EDAC members. Both public and private companies contribute data to the report. Each quarterly report is published approximately three months after quarter close. MSS report data is segmented as follows: revenue type (product licenses and maintenance, services, and SIP), application (CAE, PCB/MCM Layout, and IC Physical Design & Verification), and region (the Americas, Europe Middle East and Africa, Japan, and Asia Pacific), with many subcategories of detail provided. The report also tracks total employment of the reporting companies.

About the EDA Consortium

The EDA Consortium is the international association of companies that provide design tools and services that enable engineers to create the world’s electronic products used for communications, computer, space technology, medical, automotive, industrial equipment, and consumer electronics markets among others. For more information about the EDA Consortium, visit www.edac.org, or to subscribe to the Market Statistics Service, call 408-287-3322 or email mss13@edac.org.

The information supplied by the EDA Consortium is believed to be accurate and reliable, but the EDA Consortium assumes no responsibility for any errors that may appear in this document. All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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