Cambashi Employment Observatory / Software Industry Profession database is a comprehensive, consistent and multi-perspective data containing detailed information on the size of potential user communities.

Cambashi Employment Observatory is a comprehensive, consistent and
multi-perspective dataset containing detailed information on the size of
potential user communities

Benefits of an employment data

  • Assess potential user base for a product or service aimed at particular occupations and industries.
  • Support market penetration by targeting specific user populations within an industry.
  • Visualise the demand for software applications by exploring the number of potential users in defined industry sectors and territories.

Using nationally-reported data, combined with Cambashi intelligence on industry-wide activities, this is an invaluable tool for establishing market potential before developing and launching a new product or service.

This data set is available as a “one off” or through a subscription service.

Employment Database Release frequency

The Cambashi Employment Observatory is updated on a yearly basis and released at the beginning of the year presenting aggregate employment figures across different industries, occupations and various countries for that single “base year”.

Industry Profession Database Sources and Methods

Data sources used for generation of Cambashi market data include but are not limited to international statistical sources, econometrics data, national statistics, 3rd party research, public financial sources, analysts, Cambashi research, and company reports.

Employment Observatory Sample

BIM-Related Profession database

Data from the Cambashi Employment Observatory shows that world-wide there are 8x the number of managers and skilled trades people compared with architects, engineers and technicians. This represents a significant opportunity not only for BIM software vendors but also for businesses looking for further efficiencies as part of digital transformation.

BIM-Related Profession database

The chart highlights the global untapped potential for BIM software. Using nationally-reported data, combined with Cambashi intelligence on industry-wide activities, the Cambashi Employment Observatory is an invaluable tool for establishing market potential before developing and launching a new product or service.

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