Electronic system design (ESD) industry revenue increased by 14.6% year-over-year to $3.19 billion in the second quarter of 2021, according to the ESD Alliance.
Electronic system design (ESD) industry revenue increased by 14.6% year-over-year from $2.78 billion to $3.19 billion in the second quarter of 2021, according to the Electronic Design Market Data (EDMD) report from ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community. The four-quarter moving average, which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four, rose by 15.5%, the highest annual growth since 2011.
“The industry reported double-digit year-over-year revenue growth for Q2 2021,” said Walden C. Rhines, Executive Sponsor, SEMI Electronic Design Market Data report. “Product categories Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), Printed Circuit Board and Multi-Chip Module (PCB and MCM), Semiconductor IP (SIP), and Services all reported double-digit growth.”
“Geographically, all regions reported growth on a rolling four-quarter basis, with the Americas; Asia Pacific (APAC); and Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) showing a substantial year-over-year increase,” Rhines added.
The companies tracked in the EDMD report employed 49,964 people globally in Q2 2021, a 7.3% increase over the Q2 2020 headcount of 46,579 and up 1.9% compared to Q1 2021.
The quarterly EDMD report contains detailed revenue information with the following category and geographic breakdowns.
Revenue by Product and Application Category – Year-Over-Year Change
Revenue by Region – Year-Over-Year Change