Human resource management system is a blend of systems and processes which integrates core and strategic functions into one comprehensive solution. Organizations prefer human resource management software or HRMS as it simplifies crucial human resource department’s functions such as storing employee data, managing payrolls, recruitment processes, keeping track of attendance records, among others. HRMS helps in managing HR operations and includes all the vital elements required for workforce management.

Global human resource management software market is expected to grow at a formidable growth rate of around 9% till 2025. The global human resource management software market is driven by the advancements in IT, introduction of predictive analytics in HR process, increasing adoption of cloud among SMEs to effectively manage field and office personnel, among others. Additionally, associated advantages such as digitalization of HR activities, reducing data redundancy, faster retrieval and sharing of information, improving the scalability of the business operations, digital storage & deep analysis of data and information at every level, imposing & enforcing role based system between the employees & management, improving security & efficiency, improving the efficiency of the employees and bringing about overall employee satisfaction, among others with the software are further propelling the market during forecast period.

The global human resource management software market is segmented based on component, deployment mode, organization size, vertical, region and company. Based on component, the market can be bifurcated into software (core HR, recruitment, talent management, workforce planning & analytics, others) and service (training & consulting, support & maintenance, integration & implementation, and Others). Based on deployment mode, the market can be divided into On-Cloud and On-Premises segments. The On-Cloud segment is expected to dominate the market since it provides more data security and helps enterprises comply with various regulations. Based on organization size, the market can be categorized into SMEs and large enterprises. The SMEs segment is expected to grow during the forecast period. This can be ascribed to the adoption and implementation of human resource management software by different SMEs since the human resource management software helps reduce the burden of carrying out administrative tasks and allows employees to focus on the organizational development. Among all the regions, North America dominates the overall human resource management software market owing to the increasing adoption of the technologies such as automation, cloud-based services, etc.

Major players operating in the global human resource management software market include Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Inc., IBM Corp., Accenture PLC, Kronos Inc., Oracle Corp., SAP SE, Workday Inc., Ultimate Software Group, Inc., Cezanne HR Ltd., CorestoneOnDemand, and others. The companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new services in order to stay competitive in the market. For instance, in November 2018, Kronos Inc., introduced one of the most powerful artificial intelligence engines, AIMEE, designed to support employees and managers.

Years considered for this report:
Historical Years: 2015-2018
Base Year: 2019
Estimated Year: 2020
Forecast Period: 2021–2025

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of global human resource management software market.
  • To classify and forecast global human resource management software market based on component, deployment mode, enterprise size, vertical, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global human resource management software market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global human resource management software market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global human resource management software market.

Key Target Audience:

  • Human resource management software service providers, vendors and other stakeholders
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to human resource management software
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as service providers, vendors and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:
In this report, global human resource management software market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

Market, By Component:


  • Core HR
  • Recruitment
  • Talent Management
  • Workforce Planning & Analytics
  • Others


  • Training & Consulting
  • Support & Maintenance
  • Integration & Implementation
  • Others
Market, By Deployment Mode:
  • On-Cloud
  • On-premise
Market, By Enterprise Size:
  • SME
  • Large Enterprise
Market, By Vertical:
  • BFSI
  • IT & Telecom
  • Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Others
Market, By Region:
  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico


  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Rest of Europe


  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

Middle East & Africa

  • UE
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Qatar
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

South America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Colombia

Rest of South America

Competitive Landscape
Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global human resource management software market.