Databeans has revised the analog IC market forecast for 2015 down slightly as several large analog companies have announced that anticipated sales for the fourth quarter will be down slightly. Currently, the forecast calls for a 4 percent increase in analog revenue while shipments are expected to advance by 7 percent. This tracker provides forecasts for analog ICs by region, market segment, application area, and product type. Market share is also provided.
Databeans predicted that worldwide revenue for analog would increase by 8 percent this year. After six months of data presented, the market is still on track for growth, but revised down slightly. While power management is still performing well, amplifier revenue has slipped slightly in the second quarter and wireless product sales were not as robust as previously expected. Our current forecast for worldwide revenue for analog ICs is just over $47 billion, an increase of 6 percent over 2014. This tracker provides forecasts for analog ICs which include amplifiers, comparators, data converters, interface, power, and ASSPs used in automotive, computer, consumer, communications, and industrial applications. Forecasts are provided by region and by product type and market segment. Market share is also provided for worldwide analog by product type and by region for all analog products.
The analog market is expected to grow by 9 percent this year in terms of revenue and even faster for unit shipments as ASPs fall by 3 percent. Data converters, power, and special purpose analog consumer and communications are credited with the growth. This tracker provides forecasts for analog ICs by region, market segment, application market, and by product type. Market share is also provided by region and by product market.
The analog market finished the 2014 calendar year with worldwide revenue reaching a high of $44.4 billion, an increase of 11 percent. This growth outperformed the overall analog industry where worldwide revenue grew 9 percent. The analog market continues to change with more consolidation with mergers and acquisitions. The 2015 forecast for analog is positive with an estimated growth of 8 percent driven by power management and amplifiers. This tracker provides subscribers with forecasts for analog ICs including amplifiers, comparators, data converters, interface, power devices, and ASSP products. Forecasts are provided by region, market segment, application market, and by product type. Market share is also provided for 2014 and 2013.