Application Development Market Research Report- Forecast till 2030

Application Development Market Research Report Information By Deployment model (On-premise and Cloud), By Organization Size (Small & Medium Enterprise, And Large Enterprise), By End Users (BFSI, Media & Entertainment, IT & Telecom, And Others), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) – Market Forecast Till 2030

ID: MRFR/ICT/3957-HCR | 100 Pages | Author: Ankit Gupta | February 2024         

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Application Development Market Overview


Application Development Market Size was valued at USD 61.5 billion in 2021. The Application Development market industry is projected to grow from USD 84.993 Billion in 2022 to USD 818.35 billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 38.20% during the forecast period (2022 - 2030). The increasing demand for various software applications to speed ups is the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.

Application Development Market

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Application Development Market Trends


Increasing demand for cloud based applications development to boost market growth


Due to the desire for scalable and customized software, it is projected that the market for application development software will continue to grow over the next years. Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, more doctors and other healthcare professionals are now providing their services online through applications. It is believed that this aspect will support market expansion. Depending on the needs of the end user, numerous advanced apps are designed and developed using application development tools. The programs created can be used on a variety of computers, digital devices, and cellphones. They aid in completing a task faster and more effectively. The created program is furnished with a number of capabilities to carry out operations including producing sales reports, setting up appointments, computing monthly expenses, and assisting organizations in automating procedures. In the upcoming years, market growth is anticipated to be supported by the growing demand for cloud deployment across various small, middle, and large businesses.


With the aid of application development software, businesses may create software products, such as desktop and mobile applications, that help them reach large customer bases and meet their needs. To meet client expectations and objectives, they need extensive technical knowledge in areas like code help tools, mobile development and integration, development tools, application programming interface (API), and testing. The program helps manage complicated activities more effectively, quickly, and cheaply. Additionally, it can aid with robotic automation of operations and make it possible to get end-user input for improved business alignment. Therefore, such medical condition related to the cervical spondylosis has enhanced the Application Development market CAGR across the globe in the recent years.


However rising demand for cloud deployment between a variety of large, small, and medium size enterprises, is another factor driving the growth of the Application Development market revenue.


Application Development Market Segment Insights


Application Development Type Insights


The Application Development market segmentation, based on deployment model, includes on-premise and cloud. The on-premise segment held the majority share in 2021 contribution to around ~59% in respect to the Application Development market revenue. The organization's internal server and infrastructure are used to install and run the software, solutions, and delivery methods in an on-premise implementation. The internal IT team uses on-premise deployment to help them address any flaws or errors found in the current system. A big number of businesses produce a lot of data because of the growing trend of digitization, IT servers, and clickstreams.

Figure 2: Application Development Market, by Organization Size, 2021 & 2030 (USD Million)
Application Development Market, by Organization Size, 2021 & 2030
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Application Development Organization Size Insights


The Application Development market data has been bifurcated by organization size into small & medium enterprise and large enterprise. The large enterprise segment dominated the market in 2021 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period, 2022-2030. Large businesses have a wide range of sources of income and a strong corporate network, which makes it easier for them to integrate new solutions and technologies into their current infrastructure. These businesses choose applications and software to deliver to their clientele due to a diverse corporate network. These businesses also choose on-premise implementation of their solutions and services. These firms are able to maintain data privacy and confidentiality by implementing data on-premise solutions. Over the course of the projection period, all of these variables are predicted to support segment expansion.


Application Development End User Insights


Based on End Users, the Application Development industry has been segmented into BFSI, media & entertainment, it & telecom, and others. Media & Entertainment held the largest segment share in 2021, Media and entertainment encompass numerous applications, including data gathering, data processing, and data management for viewers. Increasing adoption of over-the-top (OTT) platforms and increasing viewer screen time due to the lockdowns imposed are expected to support the segment growth over the forecast period.


The third fastest growing segment in the Application Development industry is IT & Telecom. . The increasing demand for customized services and solutions in the IT & telecom industry and the increasing number of tech-savvy individuals and IT professionals across the globe are expected to fuel the segment growth over the forecast period.


Application Development Regional Insights


By Region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. North America Application Development market accounted for USD 26.38 billion in 2021 and is expected to exhibit a significant CAGR growth during the study period. Numerous internet users and technological advancements are concentrated in this area. For instance, the United States' population as a whole comprised 88.4% internet users in 2018, according to figures released by the World Bank. Additionally, it is projected that the presence of a number of notable businesses, such as Oracle Corporation and Salesforce.com, Inc., will boost market expansion in the area.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are: The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 3: Application Development MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021 (%)
Application Development MARKET SHARE BY REGION
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe Application Development market accounts for the second-largest market share due to the collective demand for artificial intelligence. Further, the Germany Application Development market held the largest market share, and the UK Application Development market was the fastest growing market in the European region


The Asia-Pacific Application Development Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2022 to 2030. Over the course of the forecast period, it is anticipated that the market expansion in the area would be boosted by the expanding number of manufacturing facilities, IT firms, and urbanized, tech-savvy populations in a number of the region's countries, including China and India. Moreover, China Application Development market held the largest market share, and the India Application Development market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Application Development Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Major market companies are investing a lot of money in R&D to expand their product portfolios, which will spur further expansion of the application development industry. With significant key development like new product releases, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations, market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their presence. Application Development industry competitors must provide affordable products in order to grow and survive in a market that is becoming more and more competitive.


One of the primary business strategies adopted by manufacturers in the Application Development industry to benefit clients and expand the market sector is to manufacture locally to reduce operating costs. In recent years, Application Development industry has provided medicine with some of the most significant benefits. The Application Development market major player such as Cognizant, and others are working to expand the market demand by investing in research and development activities.


Cognizant is an American multinational information technology services and consulting company. It is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. Cognizant is part of the NASDAQ-100 and trades under CTSH.In January 2021 Magenic Technologies was purchased by Cognizant, a US-based provider of consulting and information technology services. Cognizant's skills in software development, cloud modernisation, and software product engineering are anticipated to be strengthened as a result of the acquisition. A US-based provider of custom software development services is Magenic Technologies.


Also, Salesforce, Inc. is an American cloud-based software company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It provides customer relationship management software and applications focused on sales, customer service, marketing automation, analytics, and application development. In June 2021, Salesforce, a US-based software company, released a powerful set of low-code development tools that allow everyone within an organization, to create and ship apps on a single platform. The platform includes interactive app development and automation, along with the new elastic computing, identity management, AI-driven data protection, and DevOps capabilities to help teams drive business outcomes faster.


Key Companies in the Application Development market includes




  • Business Machines Corporation (U.S.)




  • Salesforce.com Inc. (U.S.)




  • Microsoft Corp. (U.S.)




  • Oracle Corp. (U.S.)




  • SAP SE (Germany)




  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (U.S.)




  • Alphabet Inc. (U.S.)




  • ServiceNow Inc. (U.S.)




  • CA Technology Inc. (U.S.)




  • Compuware Corp. (U.S.)




  • Fujitsu Ltd (Japan)




  • HCL Tech (India)




  • Red Hat Inc. (U.S.)




  • Wipro LTD (India)




  • NEC Corp. (Japan), among others




Application Development Industry Developments


October 2022
For application developers, Oracle Database 23c Beta includes a new method for addressing object-relational inconsistencies. All data types, workloads, and development strategies are supported by Oracle Database 23c Beta, the most recent version of the top converged database in the world


May 2020
Oracle Corporation unlocked its second Cloud region in South Korea. The company plans to work around 36 second-gen cloud regions by 2020 as a part of its plan.


Application Development Market Segmentation


Application Development Type Outlook




  • On-premise




  • Cloud




Application Development Organization Size Outlook




  • Small & Medium Enterprise




  • Large Enterprise




Application Development End User Outlook




  • BFSI




  • Media & Entertainment




  • IT & Telecom




  • Others




Application Development Regional Outlook




  • North America



    • US

    • Canada






  • Europe



    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe






  • Asia-Pacific



    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific






  • Rest of the World



    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2021 USD 61.5 billion
Market Size 2022 USD 84.993 billion
Market Size 2030 USD 818.35 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 38.20% (2022-2030)
Base Year 2021
Market Forecast Period 2022-2030
Historical Data 2018 & 2020
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Component, Organization size, End User and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Business Machines Corporation (U.S.), Salesforce.com, Inc. (U.S.), Microsoft Corp. (U.S.), Oracle Corp. (U.S.), SAP SE (Germany), Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (U.S.), Alphabet Inc. (U.S.), ServiceNow, Inc. (U.S.), CA Technology Inc. (U.S.), and Compuware Corp. (U.S.), Fujitsu Ltd (Japan), HCL Tech (India), Red Hat, Inc. (U.S.), Wipro LTD (India), and NEC Corp. (Japan).
Key Market Opportunities The increasing scope of service-oriented architecture is boosting the application development
Key Market Dynamics  increasing demand for cloud based applications development, 




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Application Development market size was valued at USD 61.5 Billion in 2021.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% during the forecast period, 2022-2030.

The key players in the market are Business Machines Corporation (U.S.), Salesforce.com, Inc. (U.S.), Microsoft Corp. (U.S.), Oracle Corp. (U.S.), SAP SE (Germany).

The on premise category dominated the market in 2021.

The large size enterprise had the largest share in the market.

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