SAN JOSE, USA: The EDA Consortium (EDAC) Market Statistics Service (MSS) announced that the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry revenue increased 18.1 percent for Q3 2011 to $1543.9 million, compared to $1307.0 million in Q3 2010. Sequential EDA revenue for Q3 2011 increased 7.4 percent compared to Q2 2011, while the four-quarters moving average, which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four quarters, increased by 17.8 percent.
“Growth in the EDA market was exceptionally robust across the board,” said Walden C. Rhines, EDAC chair and chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics. “Revenue grew in every major product category and in every region.”
Companies that were tracked employed 27,162 professionals in Q3 2011, an increase of 2.6 percent compared to the 26,474 people employed in Q3 2010, and up 1.7 percent compared to Q2 2011.
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 566.7 million in Q3 2011, which represents a 10.5 percent increase over Q3 2010. The four-quarters moving average for CAE increased 16.3 percent.
IC Physical Design & Verification revenue increased to $338.3 million in Q3 2011, a 16 percent increase compared to Q3 2010. The four-quarters moving average increased 10.1 percent.
Printed Circuit Board and Multi-Chip Module (PCB & MCM) revenue of $140.3 million represents an increase of 11.6 percent compared to Q3 2010. The four-quarters moving average for PCB & MCM increased 21.7 percent.
Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) revenue totaled $410 million in Q3 2011, a 37.4 percent increase compared to Q3 2010. The four-quarters moving average increased 28.4 percent.
Services revenue was $88.7 million in Q3 2011, an increase of 13.1 percent compared to Q3 2010. The four-quarters moving average increased 8.5 percent.
Revenue by region
The Americas, EDA’s largest region, purchased $706.7 million of EDA products and services in Q3 2011, an increase of 22.4 percent compared to Q3 2010. The four-quarters moving average for the Americas increased 20.1 percent.
Revenue in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) was up 14.9 percent in Q3 2011 compared to Q3 2010 on revenues of $257.9 million. The EMEA four-quarters moving average increased 9.6 percent.
Third quarter 2011 revenue from Japan increased 11.1 percent to $256.9 million compared to Q3 2010. The four-quarters moving average for Japan increased 16 percent.
The Asia/Pacific (APAC) region revenue increased to $322.4 million in Q3 2011, an increase of 17.6 percent compared to the third quarter in 2010. The four-quarters moving average increased 22.1 percent.