Sector Statistics
Products/ Service Category Range of Local Software Companies
Products/ Service Category % of surveyed companies offering services in the category
Accounting & Finance Management69%
Inventory Management59%
HR Software58%
Web Site/ web Application Development57%
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)48%
Software Implementation & Integration46%
Billing43%
Asset Management38%
POS (Point of Sales) for Retail Stores37%
E-Commerce36%
Data Entry/ Data Conversion34%
CRM (Customer Relationship Management)27%
Data Warehousing23%
Access Control22%
Mobile/ Wireless Application Development18%
E-Learning17%
Data Security14%
Gaming Software6%
                                           Information Source: BASIS Survey


Client Industry Focus of Software Companies
Percentage (%) of companies having clients in the particular category
Information Source: BASIS Survey

Skill Matrix of Local Software Industry
(% Of total* technical staffs of the surveyed software firms skilled in particular area)

Programming Language
Basic/ VB50%
C/C++/ VC28%
C#16%
Java24%
.Net22%
HTML34%
ASP21%
PHP18%
Javabean18%
JSP16%
CGI Perl5%
Cold Fusion4%


Database
MS SQL40%
MS Access/ Foxpro39%
Oracle27%
PHP18%


Operating Systems
MS NT/ 200058%
Unix/ Linux/ Solaris17%


Other Technical Skills
XML21%
UML17%
Lotus notes4%
*Total Surveyed staffs: 1,100 of 55 software companies


Technical Job Distribution in Surveyed Software Companies
Academic Qualification Breakdown of Technical professionals


% of total technical staffs in the surveyed software firms

Graduate in Non-IT subjects19%
Masters in Non-IT subjects23%
Computer Science/ Engineering Graduates (3/4 years)35%
Masters in Computer Science/ Engineering9%
Diploma/ Certificates courses in IT12%
Other2%
Total100%


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