Simulation Software Market Research Report - Forecast to 2030

Global Simulation Software Market Research Report: By Component (Software, Service), Deployment (Cloud, On Premise), Application (eLearning, R&D), Vertical (Automobile, Aerospace & Defense, Industrial Manufacturing, Healthcare,) – Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/ICT/4314-HCR | February 2023 | Region: Global | 100 Pages         

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Simulation Software Market

The simulation software market is expecting a growth in the market share for the ongoing forecast period. The simulation software market is expected to grow at 13.1% CAGR during the forecast period 2020-2030.
Market Size
Dominating Region
Forecast Period
$26.9 Billion
APAC region
By Component
By Deployment
By Application
By Vertical
  • Software
  • Service
  • Cloud
  • On Premise
  • eLearning
  • R&D
  • Automobile
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
Companies Profiled
Key Players
Altair Engineering (U.S.)
Bentley Systems (U.S.)
Ansys Inc. (U.S.)
PTC (U.S.)
Siemens PLM Software (U.S.)
Autodesk Inc. (U.S.)
CPFD Software (U.S.)
Cybernet Systems Co. Ltd. (U.S.)
Dassault Systemes (France)
Design Simulation Technologies Inc. (U.S.)
Synopsys Inc. (U.S.)
MathWorks Inc. (U.S.)
Market Driving Forces
The growing number of small and medium enterprise units is expected to drive the growth of global simulation software market
Increasing demand for eco-friendly work environment is one major factor driving the growth of global simulation software market.
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Simulation Software Market Overview:

The simulation software market is expecting a growth in the market share for the ongoing forecast period. Simulation software market is expected to grow at 13.1% CAGR during the forecast period 2020-2030. This applaudable growth is backed by the increased demand for effective solutions that helps in reduction of the production expenses and further, reduces the training cost. Also, if the market witnesses an enhancement of capabilities of simulation with the help of advanced technologies, there is a wide scope of growth.

The simulation software market size is growing with the help of technologies like digital twins, 3D printing, VR, and AR. Simulation can be understood as a computer-based model that depends on the principles of subjects like physics and mathematics. This model helps to enable processes like designing, optimization of production, solutions, and others like validation. Also, this is emerging as an excellent tool for a wide variety of applications like research and development, gamification, alongside product engineering. More enterprises and companies are witnessing a large degree of attraction towards this model and technology analysis. The main reason behind this is that this model helps in enabling design verification and validation amongst the research and development industry. Also, the model is useful for training and learning purposes because it is flexible and accelerated learning to improvise the core skill set on a large scale.  

Simulation Software Market COVID 19 Analysis:Since the pandemic has hit the lives of people and businesses, it has introduced struggles and constant challenges for the market players to overcome. The lockdown, impositions on trade, import and export restriction, domestic and international travel band, are trends that the market is taking time to cope up and settle with. Governments across the globe have also imposed restrictions that are resulting in less availability of skilled workforce and labor that is likely to hamper and affect the market dynamics during the pandemic year and its after-effects. To emerge as competition post the pandemic and cover the losses incurred during the period, the market players are increasing their focus towards research and developments to come up with techniques that render operation enhancement and market expansion. 

The market is witnessing a huge increase in the quantum of investment in various industries like defense and aerospace. The widescale requirement of simulation services in the healthcare, medical, and pharmaceutical sectors is likely to develop and produce effective vaccinations and conduct drives to treat diseases for coronavirus during the forecast period of 2021-2028. This is likely to present the market with growth opportunities that will lead to large-scale expansion and targeting the demand of the audience. Also, the government is increasing its initiative in the form of investment, incentives, regulations, and strategies that will push the market players to collaborate, merge and opt for global acquisitions during the period that will help in increasing their operations and presence across the globe.

Simulation Software Market Dynamics:Drivers:For instance, the US Army is implementing virtual reality simulation software technologies and solutions for conducting training purposes. The market software is known to help in reducing production and training costs. Also, the users can be sure of operational performance. Most of the big companies and enterprises are collaborating or option for acquisitions with the simulation companies for large-scale implementation of the simulation solutions. As per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, many deaths and accidents have been occurring in construction sites because of the fault in vehicles and equipment. Lack of experience amongst the operators can be risky and hence, there is a huge need for the implementation of such solutions.

Restraints:Both the developers and testers encounter situations where the simulation models promise efficient working. However, one of the major market restraints is that the testing tends to fail in real-time situations. This is commonly known as data leakage. Data leakage refers to a situation in which there is an error caused by sharing information between the training sets and tests. The simulation process has an unexpectedly high rate and hence, it is misleading the enterprises and organizations.

Simulation Software Market Technology Analysis:The market is witnessing a huge expenditure and spending in sectors like aerospace and defense. This is globally helping the market to secure opportunities that help in enhancing innovation and implementation of the simulation software. The simulation software industry is witnessing the rising interest of the military to make use of the software in war games that helps in training the soldiers which further require these technologies offered. Key market players like Entrust Solutions are coming up with innovative simulation software, technologies, and services like artificial intelligence and ML that help in improving efficiency. 

Simulation Software Market Segment Overview:The simulation software market growth is dependent on the revenue potential possessed by the segments that are functional in mushrooming regions across the globe. Also, these segments have an important role to play in expanding the market services and operations and spread the required awareness amongst the target audience that is spread in these regions. The market has been divided into the following segments:

Component:The component segment of the market includes components like software and professional services. The software includes finite element analysis and electromagnetics simulation.

Applications:The market applications include product engineering, gamification, and the research and development sector.

Deployment:The deployment of the market software is done on-premises and on-cloud.

Verticals:Owing to the vibrant demand of the target audience the market verticals include chemicals, shipbuilding, and marine, construction, oil and gas, mining sector, aerospace and defense, automobiles, electrical units, electronics, healthcare, medical and pharmaceutical, and other verticals like construction units. Simulation Software Market Regional Analysis:The population and audience division amongst the global mushrooming regions, the market is functional in North America, the APAC region, European nations, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. All the regions are taking recognition and strategic steps to dominate the global market operations. The APAC region is likely to witness extensive growth in the region as there are huge growth opportunities available mainly in the IT and manufacturing sector during the forecast period of 2021-2028. The Indian and Chinese government is increasing its support for the expansion of the market operations by investing in the development and verification of cards and IT-related solutions and products. Also, the defense equipment is undergoing the adoption of simulation and technology analysis on a large scale. The expansion is on the way for both the domestic and the international market.

Simulation Software Market Competitive Landscape:The prominent market players are as follows:

  • MSC Software (US)

  • AnyLogic (US)

  • PTV Group (Germany)

  • Honeywell (US)

  • Simul8 Corporation (UK)

  • Keysight Technologies (US)

  • Scalable Networks (US)

  • Aveva (UK)

  • Spirent Communications (UK)

  • Bentley Systems (US)

  • Synopsys (Canada)

Recent Developments:Deloitte Consulting is entering into a partnership with Simio. The main aim behind this partnership is to opt for the simulation implementation processes and hence, help in reducing the operating costs for any HVAC manufacturer.MathWorks was working on the production of new flight analysis and went on with the launch of the same in January 2019. This launch aims to enhance the visualization capacities for aerospace designing. The Aerospace Toolbox helps in enabling the users to customization the interfaces that feature the cockpit flight instruments and further, help in visualizing and analyzing both the motion and behavior of the aerospace vehicles.Following the trend in September 2020, MathWorks launched another updated software with the name Simulink 2020b. The enhanced software focuses on the expansion in both access and speed. This is inclusive of the launch of Simulink Online for accessing through web browsers.The company is going on with its series of launches and in February 2021, the company entered into a partnership with Aimotive. This is an automotive vehicle technology company. This partnership will help MathWorks to add the RoadRunner tool of AImotive into aiSim. This is an automotive-grade simulation platform that helps in end-to-end testing of automated driving software and thus, expanding the service and market for the operations and company. This launch took place in February 2021.

Report Overview:The global market report helps in analyzing the growth trends prevailing in favor of the market that will help the players grow as per the predicted figures during the forecast period of 2021-2028. The market report helps in discussing the segment performance and the role of the market players in the form of recent developments undertaken during the forecast period that ends in 2028. The market also discusses the impact of the pandemic on the market operations.

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 26.9 Billion 2020-2030
  CAGR   13.1% (2020-2030)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2030
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Component, Deployment
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Altair Engineering (U.S.), Bentley Systems (U.S.), Ansys, Inc. (U.S.), PTC (U.S.), Siemens PLM Software (U.S.), Autodesk, Inc. (U.S.), and CPFD Software (U.S.). Cybernet Systems Co. Ltd. (U.S.), Dassault Systemes (France), Design Simulation Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), Synopsys, Inc. (U.S.), and MathWorks, Inc. (U.S.)
  Key Market Opportunities   The growth of the market in North America is attributed to technological advancements, and increased adoption of simulation software applications across small and medium enterprises.
  Key Market Drivers

  • The growing number of small and medium enterprise units is expected to drive the growth of global simulation software market. \r\n
  • Increasing demand for eco-friendly work environment is one major factor driving the growth of global simulation software market.

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The simulation software market is assessed to mark a 13.1% CAGR.

    Some major market participants are Altair Engineering (U.S.), Ansys, Inc. (U.S.), Bentley Systems (U.S.), PTC (U.S.), Autodesk, Inc. (U.S.), CPFD Software (U.S.), Siemens PLM Software (U.S.), Cybernet Systems Co. Ltd. (U.S.), Design Simulation Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), Synopsys, Inc. (U.S.), Dassault Systemes (France), and MathWorks, Inc. (U.S.)

    The simulation software market is assessed to value at USD 26.9 Bn by 2023 end.

    The growth of the e-commerce industry has been assessed to benefit the simulation software market.

    Asia Pacific simulation software market is assessed to register the fastest rate of growth.