SAN JOSE, CA – PCB and MCM design software sales rose 8.1% year-over-year in the second quarter to $167.8 million.
The four-quarters moving average, comparing the most recent four quarters to the prior four quarters, for PCB & MCM increased 0.2%, added the Electronic System Design Alliance (formerly EDAC).
Overall electronic design automation industry revenue increased 5.6% in the second quarter to $2.01 billion. The four-quarters moving average increased 3.6%.
"Industry revenue reflected solid growth in the second quarter, including increases in the Americas and double-digit increases in Asia-Pacific and Japan," said Walden C. Rhines, board sponsor for the ESD Alliance MSS and chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics. "Product categories CAE, Semiconductor IP, IC Physical Design & Verification, and PCB & MCM all reported increases this quarter."
Tracked companies employed a record 34,988 professionals during the quarter, up 6.7% year-over-year and 1.4% sequentially.
Computer-aided engineering (CAE) generated revenue of $662.4 million, up 0.8% compared to the second quarter of 2015. The four-quarters moving average for CAE decreased 1.3%. Physical design and verification revenue was $415 million, a 9.4% increase compared to the same period last year. The four-quarters moving average increased 4%.
Semiconductor intellectual property (SIP) revenue totaled $668 million, a 9.2% increase compared to the second quarter of 2015. The four-quarters moving average increased 10.3%. Services revenue was $99.4 million, down 3.6%. The four-quarters moving average decreased 0.9%.
The Americas, EDA's largest region, purchased $908.4 million of EDA products and services in the second quarter, an increase of 4.4% year-over-year. The four-quarters moving average for the Americas increased 2.3%.
Revenue in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) decreased 6.8% on revenues of $284.7 million. The EMEA four-quarters moving average decreased 1.8%.
Japan’s second quarter revenue increased 15.7% to $211.4 million. The four-quarters moving average increased 6.6%.
Asia/Pacific (APAC) region revenue was $608.1 million, an increase of 10.9%. The four-quarters moving average increased 7.6%.