The smallest real estate companies spend by far the greatest amount on the sector's application software. Over 40% of such outlay is made by firms with 1 to 9 employees. The next highest grouping is those with 100-999 staff with around 30% of the outlay.
Beverages manufacturers, with 100-999 employees, typically spend nearly £90k per annum on application software packages. The next largest outlay of £50k is by pharmaceutical companies. At the other extreme, wood & wooden products firms expend only £10k.