Engineering Software Market Forecast and Growth 2031

Engineering Software Market Size and Forecast (2021–2031), Global and Regional Share, Trend, and Growth Opportunity Analysis Report Coverage: By Software Type (CAD, CAM, CAE, AEC, EDA) and Application (Plant Design, Design Automation, Drafting & 3D Modelling, Product Design & Testing, and Others), and Geography

  • Report Code : TIPTE100000135
  • Category : Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • No. of Pages : 150
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Engineering Software Market Research Report 2021-2031

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The engineering software market size is projected to reach US$ 73.03 billion by 2031 from US$ 39.47 billion in 2023. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 7.9% in 2023—2031. The surge in popularity of automation and cost-effective technology is likely to remain key engineering software market trends.

Engineering Software Market Analysis

The growing use of CAD and CAE software across a range of industries, including the automotive, aerospace, construction, and healthcare sectors, is responsible for the market expansion. Software for engineering comprises, among other things, computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and computer-aided engineering (CAE). The engineering software market is anticipated to expand significantly throughout the forecast period for a variety of reasons, including mounting demand on businesses to shorten the time and expense of product development.

Engineering Software Market Overview

Engineers, designers, and manufacturers may write critical engineering documentation, analyze and simulate product performance and operations, and develop intricate models with the help of engineering software solutions. With cloud-based solutions, team members can collaborate remotely using whatever device they choose because they can be accessed through a web browser. As a result, businesses can modernize and reduce hardware expenditures without sacrificing computational power or usefulness.

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Engineering Software Market: Strategic Insights

Market Size Value inUS$ 25.60 Billion in 2017
Market Size Value byUS$ 44.54 Billion by 2025
Growth rateCAGR of 7.2% from 2017 to 2025
Forecast Period2017-2025
Base Year2017
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Engineering Software Market Drivers and Opportunities

Surge in the Popularity of Automation and Cost-Effective Technology to Favor the Market.

The worldwide plant 0/0s and EPCs are under pressure to reduce production errors and operational expenses due to the intensifying market rivalry. Plant engineers can improve quality by following particular international standards during the design, production, and commissioning processes. Production and intensity issues can be resolved with design software, ongoing analysis, and standard upgrades. As a result, businesses all around the world are using engineering software more and more to reduce mistakes in building and production.

Increasing Development Across Construction and Infrastructure

One of the main factors contributing to the socioeconomic development of any country is thought to be construction. The building industry is expanding rapidly in developing nations around the world, including Ethiopia, India, China, Brazil, Uzbekistan, Cambodia, Tanzania, and Myanmar. These economies' fundamental infrastructure is also developing at a rapid rate. For example, the developing economies of Asia Pacific and SAM are drawing a lot of foreign direct investment in their infrastructure development. These advancements will also spur the growth of their infrastructure, and as the building industry expands, so too will the need for engineering software. Therefore, it is anticipated that the expanding advancements in the infrastructure and construction business verticals will offer.

Engineering Software Market Report Segmentation Analysis

Key segments that contributed to the derivation of the engineering software market analysis are software type and application.

  • Based on software type, the engineering software market is divided into CAD, CAM, CAE, AEC, and EDA. The CAD segment is anticipated to grow in the forecast period.
  • By application, the market is segmented into plant design, design automation, drafting & 3D modeling, product design & testing, and others. The design automation segment is anticipated to grow in the forecast period.

Engineering Software Market Share Analysis by Geography

The geographic scope of the engineering software market report is mainly divided into five regions: North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South America/South & Central America. North America has dominated the engineering software market. High technology adoption trends in various industries in the North American region have fuelled the growth of the engineering software market. Factors such as increased adoption of digital tools and high technological spending by government agencies are expected to drive the North American engineering software market growth. Moreover, a strong emphasis on research and development in the developed economies of the US and Canada is forcing the North American players to bring technologically advanced solutions into the market. In addition, the US has a large number of engineering software market players who have been increasingly focusing on developing innovative solutions. All these factors contribute to the region's growth of the Engineering Software market.

Engineering Software Market Report Scope

Engineering Software Market News and Recent Developments

The engineering software market is evaluated by gathering qualitative and quantitative data post primary and secondary research, which includes important corporate publications, association data, and databases. The following is a list of developments in the market:

  • In February 2024, - Global technology company Cognizant is aiming to accelerate business modernization by expanding its array of platform offerings. The company announced the launch of Cognizant Flowsource, a generative AI-enabled platform designed to power the new era of software engineering.

(Source: Cognizant, Press Release, 2024)

  • In June 2023, Nullspace, Inc. was launched as a spin-off from IERUS Technologies, an established defense contractor in Huntsville, AL. Nullspace, Inc. focuses on delivering advanced engineering software for electromagnetics applications.

(Source: Nullspace, Press Release, 2023)

Engineering Software Market Report Coverage and Deliverables

The "Engineering Software Market Size and Forecast (2021–2031)" report provides a detailed analysis of the market covering below areas:

  • Market size and forecast at global, regional, and country levels for all the key market segments covered under the scope
  • Market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, and key opportunities
  • Key future trends
  • Detailed PEST/Porter's Five Forces and SWOT analysis
  • Global and regional market analysis covering key market trends, major players, regulations, and recent market developments
  • Industry landscape and competition analysis covering market concentration, heat map analysis, prominent players, and recent developments
  • Detailed company profiles
Report Coverage
Report Coverage

Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

Segment Covered
Segment Covered

Software Type ; and Application

Regional Scope
Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

Country Scope
Country Scope

US, Canada, Mexico, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina

Frequently Asked Questions

What will be the market size for the global Engineering Software market by 2031?

The global Engineering Software market is expected to reach US$ 73.03 billion by 2031.

Which are the key players holding the major market share of the Engineering Software market?

The key players holding majority shares in the global Engineering Software market are PTC, Rockwell Automation, Inc., SAP SE, Siemens, Synopsys, Inc., Autodesk Inc., AVEVA, and Dassault Systèmes.

What are the opportunities in the global engineering software market?

Increasing development across construction and infrastructure is impacting engineering software, which is anticipated to play a significant role in the global engineering software market in the coming years.

What are the driving factors impacting the global Engineering Software market?

The surge in the popularity of automation and cost-effective technology is the major factors that propel the global engineering software market growth.

What is the estimated market size for the global engineering software market in 2023?

The global engineering software market was estimated to be US$ 39.47 billion in 2023 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.9% during the forecast period 2024 - 2031.

The Insight Partners performs research in 4 major stages: Data Collection & Secondary Research, Primary Research, Data Analysis and Data Triangulation & Final Review.

  1. Data Collection and Secondary Research:

As a market research and consulting firm operating from a decade, we have published many reports and advised several clients across the globe. First step for any study will start with an assessment of currently available data and insights from existing reports. Further, historical and current market information is collected from Investor Presentations, Annual Reports, SEC Filings, etc., and other information related to company’s performance and market positioning are gathered from Paid Databases (Factiva, Hoovers, and Reuters) and various other publications available in public domain.

Several associations trade associates, technical forums, institutes, societies and organizations are accessed to gain technical as well as market related insights through their publications such as research papers, blogs and press releases related to the studies are referred to get cues about the market. Further, white papers, journals, magazines, and other news articles published in the last 3 years are scrutinized and analyzed to understand the current market trends.

  1. Primary Research:

The primarily interview analysis comprise of data obtained from industry participants interview and answers to survey questions gathered by in-house primary team.

For primary research, interviews are conducted with industry experts/CEOs/Marketing Managers/Sales Managers/VPs/Subject Matter Experts from both demand and supply side to get a 360-degree view of the market. The primary team conducts several interviews based on the complexity of the markets to understand the various market trends and dynamics which makes research more credible and precise.

A typical research interview fulfils the following functions:

  • Provides first-hand information on the market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, and outlook
  • Validates and strengthens in-house secondary research findings
  • Develops the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding

Primary research involves email interactions and telephone interviews for each market, category, segment, and sub-segment across geographies. The participants who typically take part in such a process include, but are not limited to:

  • Industry participants: VPs, business development managers, market intelligence managers and national sales managers
  • Outside experts: Valuation experts, research analysts and key opinion leaders specializing in the electronics and semiconductor industry.

Below is the breakup of our primary respondents by company, designation, and region:

Research Methodology

Once we receive the confirmation from primary research sources or primary respondents, we finalize the base year market estimation and forecast the data as per the macroeconomic and microeconomic factors assessed during data collection.

  1. Data Analysis:

Once data is validated through both secondary as well as primary respondents, we finalize the market estimations by hypothesis formulation and factor analysis at regional and country level.

  • 3.1 Macro-Economic Factor Analysis:

We analyse macroeconomic indicators such the gross domestic product (GDP), increase in the demand for goods and services across industries, technological advancement, regional economic growth, governmental policies, the influence of COVID-19, PEST analysis, and other aspects. This analysis aids in setting benchmarks for various nations/regions and approximating market splits. Additionally, the general trend of the aforementioned components aid in determining the market's development possibilities.

  • 3.2 Country Level Data:

Various factors that are especially aligned to the country are taken into account to determine the market size for a certain area and country, including the presence of vendors, such as headquarters and offices, the country's GDP, demand patterns, and industry growth. To comprehend the market dynamics for the nation, a number of growth variables, inhibitors, application areas, and current market trends are researched. The aforementioned elements aid in determining the country's overall market's growth potential.

  • 3.3 Company Profile:

The “Table of Contents” is formulated by listing and analyzing more than 25 - 30 companies operating in the market ecosystem across geographies. However, we profile only 10 companies as a standard practice in our syndicate reports. These 10 companies comprise leading, emerging, and regional players. Nonetheless, our analysis is not restricted to the 10 listed companies, we also analyze other companies present in the market to develop a holistic view and understand the prevailing trends. The “Company Profiles” section in the report covers key facts, business description, products & services, financial information, SWOT analysis, and key developments. The financial information presented is extracted from the annual reports and official documents of the publicly listed companies. Upon collecting the information for the sections of respective companies, we verify them via various primary sources and then compile the data in respective company profiles. The company level information helps us in deriving the base number as well as in forecasting the market size.

  • 3.4 Developing Base Number:

Aggregation of sales statistics (2020-2022) and macro-economic factor, and other secondary and primary research insights are utilized to arrive at base number and related market shares for 2022. The data gaps are identified in this step and relevant market data is analyzed, collected from paid primary interviews or databases. On finalizing the base year market size, forecasts are developed on the basis of macro-economic, industry and market growth factors and company level analysis.

  1. Data Triangulation and Final Review:

The market findings and base year market size calculations are validated from supply as well as demand side. Demand side validations are based on macro-economic factor analysis and benchmarks for respective regions and countries. In case of supply side validations, revenues of major companies are estimated (in case not available) based on industry benchmark, approximate number of employees, product portfolio, and primary interviews revenues are gathered. Further revenue from target product/service segment is assessed to avoid overshooting of market statistics. In case of heavy deviations between supply and demand side values, all thes steps are repeated to achieve synchronization.

We follow an iterative model, wherein we share our research findings with Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) and Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) until consensus view of the market is not formulated – this model negates any drastic deviation in the opinions of experts. Only validated and universally acceptable research findings are quoted in our reports.

We have important check points that we use to validate our research findings – which we call – data triangulation, where we validate the information, we generate from secondary sources with primary interviews and then we re-validate with our internal data bases and Subject matter experts. This comprehensive model enables us to deliver high quality, reliable data in shortest possible time.

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