The Top 100 European Software vendors

Exceptional commitment to innovation

Top 5 countries represent 84% of total R&D jobs

Countries Number of R&D employees % of total R&D investment (€M) % of total
Germany 23 783 37.6% 2 837.7 41.5%
France 9 962 15.7% 960.6 14.0%
UK 8 375 13.2% 1 043.4 15.3%
Netherlands 6 321 10.0% 713.2 10.4%
Sweden 4 503 7.1% 438.2 6.4%
Poland 3 569 5.6% 75.2 1.1%
Italy 1 634 2.6% 99.4 1.5%
Finland 1 232 1.9% 59.9 0.9%
Switzerland 1 098 1.7% 65.1 1.0%
Norway 536 0.8% 244.4 244.4
Czech Republic 512 0.8% 70.8 1.0%
Denmark 506 0.8% 56.3 0.8%
Belgium 465 0.7% 91.7 1.3%
Slovakia 332 0.5% 32.4 0.5%
Spain 322 0.5% 33.2 0.5%
Austria 140 0.2% 19.6 0.3%
Total 63 290 100.% 6 841.1 100.%