India Software Market Summary, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2017-2026


Software in India industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value 2017-21, and forecast to 2026). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Key Highlights

  • The software market is defined as revenues generated from both: sales of, and subscriptions to, various software packages and offerings. The market includes both signed deals that remain under contract, and the annual revenues associated with new contracts signed, within a particular calendar year. This excludes sales opportunities for third-party services providers.
  • The Indian software market had total revenues of $13.4 billion in 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4% between 2016 and 2021.
  • The business process applications segment was the market’s most valuable in 2021, with total revenues of $5.1 billion, equivalent to 37.8% of the market’s overall value.
  • The COVID-19 crisis highlighted several examples of processes that can be digitized and virtualized, which increased demand for software products.


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