MILPITAS, CA -- Sales of printed circuit board and multichip module design software increased 13.9% to $333.7 million in the period ended Dec. 31, the ESD Alliance announced today.
The four-quarter moving average for PCB and MCM, which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four, rose 15.1%.
Overall electronic system design (ESD) revenue increased 14.4% to $3.47 billion. The four-quarter moving average rose 15.8%.
“The industry continued to report double-digit year-over-year revenue growth for Q4 2021 and ended 2021 with $13.2 billion total market revenue,” said Walden C. Rhines, executive sponsor of the SEMI Electronic Design Market Data report. “Product categories computer-aided engineering, printed circuit board and multichip module, semiconductor intellectual property, and services recorded double-digit growth for the quarter. Geographically, the Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Asia Pacific (APAC) all reported revenue growth.”
Companies tracked in the report employed 51,236 people globally in the quarter, up 5.7% year-over-year and up 0.1% sequentially.
Computer-aided engineering (CAE) revenue increased 11.2% to $1.06 billion. The four-quarter CAE moving average increased 12.2%.
IC physical design and verification revenue decreased 2% to $624.5 million. The four-quarter moving average for the category rose 7%.
Semiconductor intellectual property (SIP) revenue jumped 24.8% to $1,314.3 million. The four-quarter SIP moving average grew 23.9%.
Services revenue increased 43.1% to $131.1 million. The four-quarter services moving average increased 19%.
The Americas, the largest reporting region by revenue, procured $1.58 billion of electronic system design products and services, a 21% increase. The four-quarter moving average for the Americas rose 17.2%. Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) procured $482.5 million of electronic system design products and services in Q4 2021, a 5.5% increase. The four-quarter moving average for EMEA grew 12.6%.
Japan’s procurement of electronic system design products and services decreased 2.4% to $222.8 million. The four-quarter moving average for Japan rose 1%. Asia Pacific (APAC) procured $1.19 billion of electronic system design products and services in Q4 2021, a 13.8% increase. The four-quarter moving average for APAC increased 18.9%.
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