A look at how the market has bloomed over the past few years.
Apple is often hailed for making the world of apps what it is today, having launched the App Store in July 2008, swiftly followed by Google Play née Android Market. Indeed, these two are the largest forces in the space and house over 800,000 apps respectively.
The data shows that gaming apps are by far the most popular, securing a 33 per cent market share, followed by widgets on eight per cent and entertainment on seven per cent.
Check out the infographic from TopApps.net below.