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Application Development Software Market Analysis Report By Type, By Deployment Type, By Organization Size, By Application And Segment Forecasts From 2021 To 2028

Report ID: MN17620324  |  Published: December 2021  |  No of Pages: 120
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Software


The global application development software market was prized by USD 131.4 billion in 2020. It is estimated to witness 24.3% CAGR from 2021 to 2028.


The rising demand for a variety of software functions to make simpler as well as accelerate business procedure by means of the sophisticated cloud sourced solutions and IoT technology, is anticipated to maintain the enlargement of the market for application development software, during the forecast period.


On account of the prerequisite for custom-made and scalable software, the demand for application development software is projected to get stable grip, during the near future. Growing fitness awareness between the persons, because of the Covid-19 pandemic, has directed different health workers and doctors to provide their services above applications. This factor is expected to add to the expansion of the market.

Application development software is utilized to design as well as develop diverse complex applications according to the end user’s necessities. The developed applications can be operating on numerous smart phones, digital and computer devices. They assist in achieving a task, extra professionally and fast. The improved application is ready with some uniqueness to carry out responsibilities like serving businesses computerize procedure, making sales reports, compute monthly expenses and setting up schedules.

The rising demand for cloud deployment between a variety of large, small, and medium size enterprises, is likely to encourage the expansion of the market, during the near future.

Effect of Covid-19

As a result of the increase of Covid-19 virus, the market for application development software observed unconstructive expansion, during the initial half of 2020. Owing to the limitations due to the global lockdown, media houses, a variety of offices, and the manufacturing divisions have observed a provisional shutting down.

But, demand for the software applications from IT & Telecom industries, and media & entertainment is projected to maintain the expansion of the market, because of the work from home policy, during the forecast period.

Organization Size Insight

The large enterprise division held 52.5% share of the application development software market, in 2020. Large enterprises contain a varied business system and revenue flow. It helps in the implementation of latest technologies and solutions, within their presented structure. On account of a various business set-up, these enterprises choose for the software and applications, to offer their customers.

The small & medium enterprises (SMEs) division is expected to record 25.0% CAGR, during the forecast period. Application development software solutions assist SMEs to make better teamwork between businesses, prioritize work in addition to augment visibility. The growing figure of SMEs within the developing as well as developed nations is anticipated to add to the enlargement of the division, during the forecast period.

Deployment Type Insight

The market is subdivided in to cloud and on-premise, based on the deployment type. The on-premise section held above 50.1% share and led the general market, in 2020. The delivery models, software, and solution, within the on-premise deployment are set up and are controlled from the company’s internal infrastructure and server.

The cloud section is expected to record 24.9% CAGR, during the forecast period. The development of the section can be credited to the increasing acceptance of cloud services by diverse SMEs and large enterprises because of the benefits like on-demand accessibility of the computing services and nothing preliminary setup expenses for the infrastructure.

Application Insight

The market is subdivided into travel & tourism, IT & Telecom, BFSI, healthcare, media & entertainment plus others, on the source of application. The media & entertainment application sector held over 26.8% global revenue share, in 2020. Media & entertainment takes in many functions, together with information administration, information gathering and processing of the information, intended for the viewers.


Growing acceptance of over-the-top (OTT) platforms plus rising screen time of the spectators because of the compulsory lockdowns are the factors, likely to maintain the expansion of the sector during the forecast period.

The IT & Telecom sector is projected to develop by 24.4% CAGR, during the forecast period. The growing global figure of IT experts and technology savvy persons are likely to stimulate the development of the sector, during the forecast period.

Type Insight

On the basis of type, the application development software market is subdivided in to no-code and low-code development platforms. The low-code development platforms section held above 58.6% share and led the market in 2020.

Augmented awareness regarding the business, increasing requirement for the customization as well as scalability, the fast growth in digital revolution within the IT & Telecom business, are the most important factors steering the expansion of the section.

The no-code development platform section is estimated to increase by the maximum 25.4% CAGR, during the forecast period. The expansion of the section can be credited to the rising accessibility of no-code development platforms like Nintex Process, WordPress, Quixey, and Wix, Process Platforms.

These platforms permit the designing along with developing of the functions, not including some programming system. They comprise pre defined tools, which facilitate developers to professionally generate the functions.

Regional Insight

In 2020, North America held more than 40.0% revenue share and directed the global market. The region is a hub for several technical advancement and internet users. Besides, the existence of a variety of important companies, together with Salesforce.com, Inc. and Oracle Corporation is likely to maintain the expansion of the local market.

Asia Pacific market is projected to increase by the maximum 27.3% CAGR, during the forecast period. The growth in the metropolitan as well as techno savvy residents in diverse nations within the region, together with China and India, growing number of IT companies and manufacturing units is anticipated to boost the enlargement of the local market, during the forecast period.


The companies concentrate on partnerships, acquisition and joint ventures to increase their existence within the market and achieve a reasonable advantage. The companies furthermore take on a variety of planned proposals like agreements & contracts, and new product presentations to improve their place in the market.

Some of the companies for application development software market are:

  • Wipro Ltd.
  • Fujitsu Ltd.
  • Zoho Corporation
  • HCL Technologies
  • Oracle Corporation

Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2021

USD 160.4 billion

Revenue forecast in 2028

USD 733.5 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 24.3% from 2021 to 2028

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2018 - 2019

Forecast period

2021 - 2028

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2021 to 2028

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Type, deployment type, organization size, application, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; Germany; U.K.; France; China; India; Japan; Brazil; Mexico

Key companies profiled

Salesforce.com, Inc.; Oracle Corporation; Zoho Corporation; Fujitsu Ltd.

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2018 to 2028. For this study, Million Insights has segmented the global application development software market report based on type, deployment type, organization size, application, and region:

• Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2028)
    • Low-code Development Platforms
    • No-code Development Platforms

• Deployment Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2028)
    • On-premise
    • Cloud

• Organization Size Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2028)
    • Small & Medium Enterprise
    • Large Enterprise

• Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2028)
    • BFSI
    • Media & Entertainment
    • IT & Telecom
    • Healthcare
    • Travel & Tourism
    • Others

• Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2028)
    • North America
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
        • Germany
        • U.K.
        • France
    • Asia Pacific
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
    • Latin America
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
    • Middle East & Africa

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