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Software Development: 9 Statistics You Need to Know

Software Development:
9 Statistics You Need to Know

US Market Size

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More than a quarter of the
$3.8 trillion global IT market
is in the United States.
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There are more than 100,000 software and IT services companies in the United States, and more than 99 percent are small and medium-sized firms (under 500 employees).
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E-commerce sales in the United States
reached $341 billion in 2015, growing
approximately 14 percent since 2014.

Leading States in Application/Software Development and Deployment Spending in the United States in 2016 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Statista
Georgia $1.27 billion
North Carolina $1.29 billion
New Jersey $1.31 billion
Ohio $1.59 billion
Pennsylvania $1.74 billion
Illinois $1.98 billion
Florida $2.05 billion
Texas $3.9 billion
New York $4.34 billion
California $5.38 billion

Mobile Overview

Statista

The country with the highest number of app downloads is the United States

Number of smartphone users in the United States in 2017 was 224.3m

Number of Android users in the United States is 107.7m

Median cost per hour to develop a cross-platform app in North America in 2015 is $125 USD


Mobile Operating Systems’ Market Share in the United States, July 2017

Statista
iOS 52.17%
Android 46.91%
BlackBerry OS 0.08%
Windows Phone 0.32%
Unknown/Other 0.46%

Median Cost of Mobile Application Development in Select Regions Worldwide in 2015, by Platform (in U.S. dollars per hour)

Statista
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iOS
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Windows
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X-Platform

Top 3 Architectural Disruptions

Deloitte

Cognitive Computing

IoT

Enterprise Mobility


Top Areas of Growth Opportunities

Deloitte

“Exponential” technologies

Robotics, virtual reality, augmented reality, 3-D printing, artifical intelligence

Cognitive technologies

Machine learning, natural language processing, speech & pattern recognition

Blockchain

The foundation for the digital currencies such as bitcoin

The Internet of Things (IoT)

Physical devices, vehicles, home appliances

“Anything as a service” offerings

Services delivered through the Cloud computing – IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

Cybersecurity products & services

Threat management, identity services, and data, app, network, mobile, and IoT security


Top 5 Industries Targeted by Big Data Analytics Application Developers, as of 2016

Statista

Internet of Things (IoT)

Professional, scientific, and technical services
(non-computer related)

Telecom

Manufacturing (non-computer related)

Finance / Insurance


Software and Information Technology Industry Associations

Deloitte

Industry Associations

  • Business Software Alliance – http://www.bsa.org/
  • Information Technology Industry Council – http://www.itic.org/
  • Software and Information Industry Association – http://www.siia.net/
  • Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) – http://www.ccianet.org/
  • CompTIA – http://http//www.comptia.org/
  • The App Association – http://actonline.org/

Industry Publications:

  • SDTimes – http://sdtimes.com/
  • Computerworld – http://www.computerworld.com/
  • Computing Now – http://www.computer.org/web/computingnow
  • Computer Weekly – http://www.computerweekly.com/

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