MILPITAS, CA — Sales of software for printed circuit board and multichip module design fell 0.3% year-over-year in the second quarter to $243.5 million. It was the only the second year-over-year dip for the segment in the past 19 quarters.

The four-quarter moving average for PCB and MCM, which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four quarters, increased 12.4%.

The data are collected by the Electronic System Design Alliance, a nonprofit trade organization made up of most of the industry’s design and simulation software vendors.

Overall electronic design automation industry revenue increased 12.6% year-over-year in the second quarter to $2.8 billion, with most categories logging double-digit increases. The four-quarter moving average increased 6.7%.

“The EDA industry reported a double-digit revenue increase for the second quarter, compared to the second quarter of 2019,” said Walden C. Rhines, executive sponsor, SEMI EDA Market Statistics Service. “Individually, computer aided engineering, IC physical design and verification, and semiconductor IP reported double-digit increases in the second quarter. Further, all geographic regions reported revenue increases.”

CAE revenue increased 16.1% to $922 million. The four-quarter CAE moving average increased 7.1%.

IC physical design and verification revenue increased 16.8% to $584.1 million. The four-quarter moving average for the category rose 4.8%.

SIP revenue increased 13.6% to $948.2 million, while the four-quarter SIP moving average grew 8.5%.

Services revenue decreased 12.8% to $86.2 million. The four-quarter services moving average decreased 14.3%.

The Americas, the largest reporting region by revenue, purchased $1.16 billion of EDA products and services in the second quarter, an 11.4% increase year-over-year. The four-quarter moving average for the Americas increased 4.6%.

Europe, the Middle East, and Africa revenue increased 5.2% to $377.5 million. The four-quarter moving average for EMEA grew 12.2%.

Japan revenue increased 9% to $240.4 million. The four-quarter moving average for Japan rose 0.8%.

APAC revenue increased 18.1% to just over $1 billion. The four-quarter moving average for APAC increased 6.3%.

The companies tracked in the report employed 46,579 people during the second quarter, a 5% increase over the same period last year, up 1.4% sequentially.

PCB West Virtual 2020 has more than 125 hours’ worth of technical sessions on printed circuit design and manufacturing available through Oct. 12. 

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