|[January 07, 2013]
EDA Consortium Reports Revenue Increase for Q3 2012
SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
The EDA Consortium (EDAC) Market Statistics Service (MSS) today
announced that the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry revenue
increased 4.9 percent for Q3 2012 to $1619.9 million, compared to
$1543.9 million in Q3 2011. Sequential EDA revenue for Q3 2012 increased
1.7 percent compared to Q2 2012, while the four-quarters moving average,
which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four quarters,
increased by 8.8 percent.
"The EDA industry recorded its eleventh consecutive year-over-year
quarterly growth," said Walden C. Rhines, board sponsor for the EDAC MSS
and chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics (News - Alert). "Asia/Pacific led the way with
double-digit growth, while all other regions except Japan were also
Companies that were tracked employed 28,877 professionals in Q3 2012, an
increase of 6.3 percent compared to the 27,162 people employed in Q3
2011, and up 2.4 percent compared to Q2 2012.
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 $632.5 million in Q3 2012, which represents an 11.6 percent
increase over Q3 2011. The four-quarters moving average for CAE
increased 11.0 percent.
IC Physical Design & Verification revenue decreased to $326.7 million in
Q3 2012, a 3.4 percent decrease compared to Q3 2011. The four-quarters
moving average increased 12.2 percent.
Printed Circuit Bord and Multi-Chip Module (PCB & MCM) revenue of
$153.0 million represents an increase of 9.0 percent compared to Q3
2011. The four-quarters moving average for PCB & MCM decreased 1.7
Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) revenue totaled $423.0 million
in Q3 2012, a 3.2 percent increase compared to Q3 2011. The
four-quarters moving average increased 9.0 percent.
Services revenue was $84.7 million in Q3 2012, a decrease of 4.6 percent
compared to Q3 2011. The four-quarters moving average decreased 0.8
Revenue by Region
The Americas remains EDA's largest region, purchasing $715.7 million of
EDA products and services in Q3 2012, an increase of 1.3 percent
compared to Q3 2011. The four-quarters moving average for the Americas
increased 9.3 percent.
Revenue in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) was up 3.8 percent
in Q3 2012 compared to Q3 2011 on revenues of $267.5 million. The EMEA
four-quarters moving average increased 7.7 percent.
Third quarter 2012 revenue from Japan decreased 5.1 percent to $243.9
million compared to Q3 2011. The four-quarters moving average for Japan
decreased 6.6 percent.
The Asia/Pacific (APAC) region revenue increased to $392.8 million in Q3
2012, an increase of 21.8 percent compared to the third quarter in 2011.
The four-quarters moving average increased 21.9 percent.
About the MSS Report
The EDA Consortium Market Statistics Service reports EDA industry
revenue data quarterly and is available by annual subscription. 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
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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