Worldwide Software (IT) Consulting Market Size Worth USD 831.20 Billion By 2032

Software Consulting Market Size Worth $831.20 Billion By 2032 | CAGR: 11.90%

The global software consulting market size is expected to reach USD 831.20 billion by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Software Consulting Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Application, By Enterprise Size (Large Enterprise, Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs)), By End-Use, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2024 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

Software consulting offers numerous advantages that can contribute to their expansion. These benefits include the enhancement of corporate operations, reduction of waste, and increase in organizational revenue. By leveraging software consulting services, firms can identify growth and cost-reduction opportunities, improving efficiency and profitability. In addition, the emergence of digital and business model disruption has become a significant driver of growth, especially in established markets. Rapid technological advancements and changing business models create new challenges and opportunities for organizations, and software consulting services play a crucial role in helping businesses navigate this landscape.

The rising adoption of cloud computing and mobile computing technologies in the business landscape is projected to drive the demand for software consulting services. Enterprises are increasingly interested in leveraging the operational flexibility, & workload optimization offered by cloud computing environments, leading to a surge in cloud technology adoption. The scalability, flexibility, and cost benefits of cloud computing further incentivize businesses to migrate to cloud platforms, fueling market growth. Additionally, the growing demand for services such as business intelligence, analytics, cyber-security, robotics, & IoT is driving an increase in IT consulting transactions.

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The industry has experienced the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on both market players and consultants. However, as a global market that relies on project-based work, software consulting was quick to embrace remote working practices. Despite the challenges faced, the industry has demonstrated resilience and adaptability. The widespread acceptance of modern technologies and the ongoing digitization trend have enabled software consulting to thrive during these difficult times. The shift to remote work has also created a demand for expertise as organizations have implemented new technologies to address data management, security challenges, and other emerging needs. It has led to an increased global demand for software consulting services.

To maintain competitiveness in the market, market players are implementing a range of growth strategies. These strategies include collaborations and partnerships with other industry companies, allowing for shared resources, expertise, and market reach. Additionally, market players are focusing on new product development to meet their customers' evolving needs and demands and stay ahead of the competition.

Software Consulting Market Report Highlights

  • Security services segment registered steady growth, owing to the rising cases of cyber-frauds and data thefts
  • Healthcare segment is expected to grow at the fastest rate, due to the rise in extensive use in the sector, and the huge untapped market
  • APAC is projected to grow at the fastest rate, owing surge in economic growth, and huge growth for outsourcing services
  • The global players include Accenture, Atos SE, Capgemini, CGI Inc., Clearfind, Inc., Cognizant, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, Ernst & Young Global Limited, International Business Machines Corporation, Oracle, PwC, Rapport IT, SAP SE, and Trianz

Polaris Market Research has segmented the software consulting market report based on application, enterprise size, end use, and region:

Software Consulting, Application Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Enterprise Solutions
  • Application Development
  • Migration & Maintenance Services
  • Design Services
  • Application Testing Services
  • Software Security Services
  • Others

Software Consulting, Enterprise Size Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Large Enterprise
  • Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Software Consulting, End Use Outlook (Revenue-USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Automotive
  • BFSI
  • Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • IT & Telecom
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Others

Software Consulting, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia
  • Latin America
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Israel
    • South Africa

Software Consulting Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 336.32 billion

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 831.20 billion


11.90% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

By Application, By Enterprise Size, By End Use, By Region

Regional scope

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

Key companies

Accenture, Atos SE, Capgemini, CGI Inc., Clearfind, Inc., Cognizant, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, Ernst & Young Global Limited, International Business Machines Corporation, Oracle, PwC, Rapport IT, SAP SE, and Trianz.

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