Global electronic system design industry 4Q21 revenue grew 14% y-o-y
05 Apr 2022
The global electronic system design (ESD) industry revenue increased 14.4% from US$3.03 billion in the fourth quarter of 2020 (4Q20) to US$3.47 billion in 4Q21.
The ESD Alliance, a Semiconductor Equipment & Materials International (SEMI) technology community in its latest Electronic Design Market Data (EDMD) report released on Monday (April 4) said the four-quarter moving average, which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four, rose 15.8%.
Executive Sponsor of the SEMI Electronic Design Market Data report Walden C. Rhines said the industry continued to report double-digit year-over-year revenue growth for 4Q21 and ended 2021 with US$13.2 billion total market revenue.
“Product categories Computer-Aided Engineering, Printed Circuit Board and Multi-Chip Module, Semiconductor Intellectual Property, and Services recorded double-digit growth for the quarter. Geographically, the Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); and Asia-Pacific (APAC) all reported revenue growth,” he said.
ESD Alliance said the companies tracked in the EDMD report employed 51,236 people globally in 4Q21, a 5.7% increase over the 4Q20 headcount of 48,478 and up 0.1% compared to 3Q21.
Revenue by region
ESD Alliance said the Americas, the largest reporting region by revenue, procured US$1.58 billion of electronic system design products and services in 4Q21, a 21% increase.
It said the four-quarter moving average for the Americas rose 17.2%.
Japan’s procurement of electronic system design products and services decreased 2.4% to US$222.8 million. The four-quarter moving average for Japan rose 1%.
APAC procured US$1.19 billion of electronic system design products and services in 4Q21, a 13.8% increase. The four-quarter moving average for APAC increased 18.9%.
Source: The Edge Markets