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 23 085 37.7% 2 889.0 41.80%
France 11 409 17.8% 1 088.8 15.8%
UK 6 887 10.8% 859.3 12.4%
Netherlands 5 584 8.7% 702 10.2%
Sweden 4 849 7.6% 457.5 6.6%
Switzerland 1 027 1.6% 148.5 2.2%
Poland 3 905 6.1% 122.9 1.8%
Norway 797 1.2% 111.5 1.6%
Finland 1 157 1.8% 107.3 1.6%
Italy 1 677 2.6% 96.8 1.4%
Czech Republic 667 1.0% 92.9 1.3%
Denmark 638 1.0% 74.7 1.1%
Belgium 485 0.8% 67.9 1.0%
Spain 298 0.5% 34.8 0.5%
Slovakia 350 0.5% 33.2 0.5%
Austria 142 0.2% 19.6 0.3%
Total 63 957 100.% 6 906.9 100.%