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EDA Consortium reports revenue increase for 1Q/2013
Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry revenue increased 8.1 percent for Q1 2013 to USD 1668.5 million, compared to USD 1544.2 million in Q1 2012.
Sequential EDA revenue for Q1 2013 decreased 6.2 percent compared to Q4 2012, while the four-quarters moving average, which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four quarters, increased by 7.0 percent. The total revenue for the most recent 4 quarters (Q2 2012 through Q1 2013) was $6660.5 Million. “The EDA industry continues to grow in Q1 2013,” said Walden C. Rhines, board sponsor for the EDAC MSS and chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics. “Services and IP were especially strong, and PCB was the strongest major product category. Geographically, the Asia Pacific region reported double digit growth, with the Americas and Europe/Middle East/Africa regions also positive.” Companies that were tracked employed 29,360 professionals in Q1 2013, an increase of 5.41 percent compared to the 27,848 people employed in Q1 2012, but down 0.7 percent compared to Q4 2012. Revenue by Product Category The largest category, Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), generated revenue of $599.1 million in Q1 2013, which represents a 4.7 percent increase over Q1 2012. The four-quarters moving average for CAE increased 9.0 percent. IC Physical Design & Verification revenue decreased to $340.1 million in Q1 2013, a 3.1 percent decrease compared to Q1 2012. The four-quarters moving average decreased 1.0 percent. Printed Circuit Board and Multi-Chip Module (PCB & MCM) revenue of $157.2 million represents an increase of 6.7 percent compared to Q1 2012. The four-quarters moving average for PCB & MCM increased 8.0 percent. Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) revenue totaled $470.3 million in Q1 2013, a 20.2% percent increase compared to Q1 2013. The four-quarters moving average increased 11.2 percent. Services revenue was $101.9 million in Q1 2013, an increase of 23.8 percent compared to Q1 2012. The four quarters moving average increased 3.5 percent. Revenue by Region The Americas, EDA’s largest region, purchased $710.6 million of EDA products and services in Q1 2013, an increase of 6.2 percent compared to Q1 2012. The four-quarters moving average for the Americas increased 6.3 percent. Revenue in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) was up 4.8 percent in Q1 2013 compared to Q1 2012 on revenues of $276.2 million. The EMEA four-quarters moving average increased 5.8 percent. First quarter 2013 revenue from Japan decreased 0.6 percent to $259.8 million compared to Q1 2012. The four quarters moving average for Japan increased 0.1 percent. The Asia/Pacific (APAC) region revenue increased to $422.0 million in Q1 2013, an increase of 20.5 percent compared to the first quarter in 2012. The four-quarters moving average increased 14.1 percent.