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Here are a few facts and figures about the Austrian industry: Software & IT
  • 9,140

    R&D employees

    In 2017, Austria’s companies in the information and communication technology sector employed 9,140 people in research and development.

  • 20,684


    In 2018, there were 20,684 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: Statistics Austria


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 (2018)
S&T AG 991.00
EMC Computer Systems Austria GmbH 762.00
IBM Österreich Internationale Büromaschinen GmbH 374.00
Skidata AG 312.00
s IT Solutions AT Spardat GmbH 302.30
Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH (BRZ) 299.40
SAP Österreich GmbH 271.00


Last update : 2021-06-29