Facts and Figures -  Software & IT

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Here are a few facts and figures about the Austrian industry: Software & IT
  • 11,040

    R&D employees

    In 2019, Austria’s companies in the information and communication technology sector employed 11,040 people in research and development.

  • 22,514


    In 2020, there were 22,514 Austrian companies in the ICT sector.

  • 76,700

    million euros in overall turnover

    Austrian companies that are active in the field of Electronic Based Systems (EBS) generated an overall turnover of EUR 76,700 million in 2016.

  • 99%

    companies with a broadband connection

    Almost all Austrian companies with more than 10 employees have fixed or mobile broadband connections. 


Source: Austrian Electrical and Electronics Industry Association (FEEI), “Electronic Based Systems. Figures, Data and Facts.” (2016)
Austrian companies focusing on Electronic Based Systems (EBS) – Key figures 2016
 Companies, around 25% of which are active in the area of software 188
Employees in total 62,905
Total turnover of companies in the EBS sector EUR 76,764 million
Source: Trend Top 500
The largest companies of the Austrian software & IT sector by net revenue in Mio. Euro (2021)
S&T AG 1,342.00
Bitpanda GmbH1.150,00
EMC Computer Systems Austria GmbH (Markenname: Dell Technologies) 900.00
Ingram Micro GmbH595,40
Tech Data Österreich GmbH537,67
Erste Digital GmbH (vormals: s IT Solutions AT Spardat GmbH)471,80
Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH (BRZ) 411.10
SAP Österreich GmbH 340.28
Atos IT Solutions and Services GmbH 270.00
Skidata AG 240.00


Last update : 2023-04-17