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UK Design and Modelling Technologies Industry

Get to know the UK’s Design and Modelling Technologies industry and the companies providing technological products and services that support design, prototyping and production. View company data, industry trends, market size, key verticals, financials and download our free sector report today.

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What are Design and Modelling Technologies?

The Design and Modelling Technologies industry encompasses the UK’s companies that specialise in products and services related to design.

This sector includes those working or supporting prototyping, design and production, and ranges from 3D modelling, computer aided design (CAD), digital twins and even those working with augmented and virtual reality (AR / VR). Design and Modelling Technologies are particularly important in the manufacturing process, within engineering and in the design and construction of buildings.

Design and Modelling Technologies sector summary

Key information you should know about the Design and Modelling Technologies sector from our AI-driven platform of over 5 million companies:

  • Design and Modelling Technologies has turnover of £20.84bn, meaning it is our 34th largest RTIC, and our 33rd fastest growing sector.
  • On average the roles advertised in this sector are 24.67% lower than the UK’s average salary.
1,820
COMPANIES CONSIDERED
£20.8bn
TOTAL TURNOVER
49,743
TOTAL EMPLOYEES
£429.4m
TOTAL INVESTMENT FUNDING
£21.3m
TOTAL INNOVATE UK GRANT FUNDING
5.1%
AVERAGE COMPANY GROWTH PER YEAR

Design and Modelling Technologies verticals

Our Design and Modelling Technologies RTIC is made up of 4 individual industry verticals, including verticals such as 3D Modelling and Scanning, Computer Aided Design, Digital Twins. You can find out more about the verticals by buying a report, visualising the sector on our platform, or by downloading the data.

  • Sector Code Description Records
  • RTIC0059 Design and Modelling Technologies 1820 companies

    Companies providing technological products and services that support design, prototyping and production.

    • Design and Modelling Technologies: 3D Modelling and Scanning

      Companies providing the technology and/or services that enable 3D modelling and professional image rendering

      716 companies
    • Design and Modelling Technologies: Computer Aided Design

      Companies producing and/or applying computer applications that facilitate the design process.

      874 companies
    • Design and Modelling Technologies: Digital Twins

      Companies developing the technology and expertise that support the creation of digital twins

      342 companies
    • Design and Modelling Technologies: XReality

      Companies applying augmented, virtual or mixed reality technologies to aid design processes

      252 companies

Design and Modelling Technologies industry growth

We estimate that the UK Design and Modelling Technologies sector could be worth approximately £26.7bn by 2027, based on the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1%. Below you can see the five year turnover forecast for the RTIC from 2023 to 2027.

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