The global sports software market is projected to reach 11.92 billion by the end of 2025. In sports management, the software has become a key differentiator to gain a competitive advantage for the stakeholders in the sports industry. Hence, many sports associations, clubs, and their coaches have been adopting the all in one integrated software solution driving the growth of the global sports software. Features of the software such as team and training management, match-performance analysis, scouting insights, players & team reports and various analytical tools are boosting its adoption. The increasing is driving the growth of the global sports software market. Further, companies in the global software market are providing customized modules of the sports software and pay as you go model in cloud deployment, this is driving the growth of global sports software market.
The global sports software market research report assesses market demand and scenario over the period from 2015 to 2025. The report highlights the historic trends between 2015 and 2017 and the 2019 to 2025 market forecast. The report studies both at global and country-level the current status and future market prospects. The global sports software market is segmented by end-user, deployment, and geography.
The report also throws light on various aspects of the global sports software industry by assessing the market using value chain analysis. The report covers several qualitative aspects of the sports software industry in market drivers, market restraints and key industry trends. Furthermore, the report provides an in-depth assessment of the market competition with company profiles of global as well as local vendors.
The global sports software market has strong competition among the well-established and new emerging players. These market players targets to gain a competitive advantage over the other players by participating in partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions and expanding their businesses.
By deployment type, the cloud is projected to continue its dominance in the global sports software market accounting >70% share by 2025. The cloud-based solution can offer more flexible and more customization options, is increasing the application scope of the software through various channels such as smartphones, computers, TV and other smart devices. Thus, stakeholders in the sports industry who are looking to invest broadly in technological adoptions are adopting to cloud-based software to leverage maximum benefits from the software. Further, the small clubs and associations who have budget constraints are getting benefits from pay as you go model service in cloud deployment, is boosting growth cloud deployment in the global sports software market.
Clubs are projected to be the largest end-users accounting to a share of 34.3% by the end of 2025 in the global sports software market. The sports software aid in player’s registration, team scheduling, facility management, and sales management & online ticket booking coupled with efficient cross-team communication through channels such as texts, emails, and messages. The software is also benefiting sports clubs to gain market advantage by using big data analytics and performance analysis to achieve higher TV ratings coupled with efficient fund management systems. Thus major sports clubs are expected to adopt multiple sports software during the forecast period.
Coaches are projected to be the second-largest end-user of the software in the global sports software market. Coaches will be using this software to track performance, scout new talents, and schedule teams training session. Further video analytics and match data analytics shall assists coaches to formulate the winning strategy for the team.
North America is projected to be the dominant region in the global sports software market valued at USD 4.36 billion by the end of 2025. Sales of tickets, profitable athlete endorsements and exclusive media rights are driving the growth of the clubs and sports organizations in the region. Thus the surge in demand for software to organize multiple activates in the booming sports sector is seen in the region. Asia Pacific is projected to grow at the fastest CAGR of 13.6% in the global sports software market as games such as cricket and football have gained tremendous traction in the region and stakeholders are projected to adopt software to ensure efficient sports management.
The key players in the global sports software market are Synergy Sports Technology, SAP SE, Daktronics, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), SportEasy SAS, Blue Star Sports Limited, F3M Information Systems, Edge Games, Inc., and others. Many players in the market are adopting to collaborations as a strategy to gain a competitive advantage in the global sports software market. For instance, SAP SE collaborated with the Deutscher Fußball-Bund (DFB) to bring the digital changes in football. The collaboration aims to provide the German national team with valuable information using data analytics.
Segment Overview of Global Sports Software Market
Deployment Overview, 2015-2025 (USD Million)
- Cloud base
End User Overview, 2015-2025 (USD Million)
- Sport Association
Deployment Overview, 2015-2025 (USD Million)
- On Cloud
Regional Overview, 2015-2025 (USD Million)
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of APAC
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- Rest of MEA