|[April 09, 2012]
EDA Consortium Reports Revenue Increase of over 12 Percent for Q4 2011
SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
The EDA Consortium (EDAC) Market Statistics Service (MSS) today
announced that the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry revenue
increased 12.8 percent for Q4 2011 to $1700.1 million, compared to
$1507.7 million in Q4 2010. Sequential EDA revenue for Q4 2011 increased
10.1 percent compared to Q3 2011, while the four-quarters moving
average, which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four
quarters, increased by 16 percent.
"Fourth quarter 2011 results represent a record quarter and the
culmination of a record year for the EDA industry," said Walden C.
Rhines, EDAC chair and chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics (News - Alert). "Revenue
continued to grow in CAE, IC Physical Design & Verification, SIP, and
Services compared to Q4 2010. Geographically, the Americas,
Europe/Middle East/Africa, and Asia/Pacific posted double-digit
Companies that were tracked employed 27,623 professionals in Q4 2011, an
increase of 3.2 percent compared to the 26,767 people employed in Q4
2010, and up 1.7 percent compared to Q3 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 $644.8 million in Q4 2011, which represents an 11.9 percent
increase over Q4 2010. The four-quarters moving average for CAE
increased 14.2 percent.
IC Physical Design & Verification revenue increased to $392.4 million in
Q4 2011, a 30 percent increase compared to Q4 2010. he four-quarters
moving average increased 17.3 percent.
Printed Circuit Board and Multi-Chip Module (PCB & MCM) revenue of
$139.7 million represents a decrease of 15.6 percent compared to Q4
2010. The four-quarters moving average for PCB & MCM increased 8.7
Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) revenue totaled $432.2 million
in Q4 2011, a 13.4 percent increase compared to Q4 2010. The
four-quarters moving average increased 21.6 percent.
Services revenue was $90.9 million in Q4 2011, an increase of 9.8
percent compared to Q4 2010. The four-quarters moving average increased
Revenue by Region
The Americas, EDA's largest region, purchased $726.3 million of EDA
products and services in Q4 2011, an increase of 12.8 percent compared
to Q4 2010. The four-quarters moving average for the Americas increased
Revenue in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) was up 11.8
percent in Q4 2011 compared to Q4 2010 on revenues of $306.1 million.
The EMEA four-quarters moving average increased 10.9 percent.
Fourth quarter 2011 revenue from Japan decreased 10.5 percent to $248.1
million compared to Q4 2010. The four-quarters moving average for Japan
increased 8.1 percent.
The Asia/Pacific (APAC) region revenue increased to $419.6 million in Q4
2011, an increase of 34 percent compared to the fourth quarter in 2010.
The four-quarters moving average increased 20.4 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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