The Software Publishing industry in Texas comprises companies that design, develop and publish software products. Over the five years to 2017, the industry has performed worse than the national average. Even as consumer spending in Texas has increased over the past five years, the state has not been able to attract companies at the same rate other states have, which has contributed to revenue declines. Household spending on industry products plays a larger role in Texas than it does nationwide. However, most industry products and services purchased by Texans are produced in other states. Over the five years to 2022, the industry is expected to continue contracting, albeit at a slower pace...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Texas has not been able to attract companies at the same rate other states have, which has contributed to revenue declines
  • Heightened competition from other states has prevented the Texas industry from capitalizing on its large population
  • Texas’ appeal to software publishers, both new and existing, has and continues to wane
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Software Publishing industry in Texas has a medium level of market share concentration, with the four largest companies accounting for a combined 30.0% to 50.0% of industry revenue. Over the past five years, the state's industry has faced challenges luring new startups, which has contributed to a higher market share concentration than the national average. The state's most notable industry companies are also among the world's most recognizable enterprises, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) and Oracle Corporation, which combine to employ more than 300,000 people across the world. Other companies include National Instruments and Silicon Labs, both based in Texas but with significantly smaller operations than the aforementioned HPE and Oracle...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Software Publishing in Texas Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Software Publishing in Texas Industry are

  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • Protection of patents
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Consumer Spending in Texas in the Software Publishing in Texas industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Software Publishing in Texas Industry?

    Software publishers disseminate licenses to customers for the right to execute software on their own computers. Operators in this industry market and distribute software products and may also design the software, produce support materials and provide support services.

    Industry Products
  • System software publishing
  • Application software publishing
  • IT consulting, training and support
  • Industry Activities
  • Developing software
  • Publishing software
  • Development video games
  • Publishing video games
  • Publishing cellular phone software
  • Publishing computer software
  • Developing firmware software
  • Development middleware software
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Consumer Spending in Texas
  • Number of internet users in Texas
  • External competition

  • Current Performance
  • Strong reputation in other areas of tech
  • Consumers and the government play a major role
  • Profit remains high
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Startups flocking to other states
  • Business and consumers help sustain the industry
  • Demand for software increases
  • Table: Software Publishing in Texas Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Software Publishing in Texas Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Computer Stores
  • Information
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
  • Public Administration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
  • Data Processing & Hosting Services
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Operating Systems & Productivity Software Publishing

  • Products & Services
  • Application software publishing
  • System software publishing
  • Other
  • IT consulting, training and support
  • Chart: Software Publishing in Texas Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Business
  • Households
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Software Publishing in Texas Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Software Publishing in Texas

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Software Publishing in Texas Industry

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, National Instruments Corporation, Oracle Corporation, VMWare Inc.,
  • Table: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company - financial performance
  • Table: National Instruments Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Oracle Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: VMWare Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Software Publishing in Texas Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Software Publishing in Texas Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of internet users in Texas (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Application Software
  • A computer program that functions with the purpose of supporting or improving the software user's work.
  • Cloud Computing
  • A computing model in which storage and computing tasks are handled by networked machines (often servers in a data center owned by the service provider) rather than at the point of consumption.
  • Enterprise Software
  • A type of software, also known as enterprise application software (EAS), intended to solve an enterprise problem, rather than a departmental problem.
  • Open-Source Software (Oss)
  • Computer software distributed under a licensing arrangement and that allows computer codes to be shared, viewed and modified by other users and by organizations.
  • Software As A Service (Saas)
  • A model of software deployment in which a provider licenses an application to customers for use as a service on demand.
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