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Last Updated on May 27, 2022


Top Journals in Software

Presenting here the list of top journals in the field of Software, which you can always refer to and cite while writing your thesis and research papers. You can also submit your research paper in these journals to show the standard and worthiness of your work. This list is ordered by Scopus ranking. Subject category Software falls under area Computer Science.

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.


1. Foundations and Trends in Machine Learning


Foundations and Trends in Machine Learning is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Human-Computer Interaction (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Now Publishers Inc. The overall rank of Foundations and Trends in Machine Learning is 35. ISSN of this journal is/are 19358245, 19358237.

Impact Score: 38.78 h-Index: 36 SJR: 13.206 Overall Ranking: 35



2. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence


IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Mathematics (Q1); Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computational Theory and Mathematics (Q1); Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by IEEE Computer Society. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence is 105. ISSN of this journal is/are 1628828.

Impact Score: 15.84 h-Index: 377 SJR: 8.269 Overall Ranking: 105


3. International Journal of Computer Vision


International Journal of Computer Vision is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of International Journal of Computer Vision is 152. ISSN of this journal is/are 09205691, 15731405.

Impact Score: 11.81 h-Index: 201 SJR: 6.838 Overall Ranking: 152


4. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation


IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation is a journal covering the categories related to Computational Theory and Mathematics (Q1); Software (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation is 187. ISSN of this journal is/are 1089778X.

Impact Score: 15.50 h-Index: 186 SJR: 6.078 Overall Ranking: 187


5. IEEE Network


IEEE Network is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Network is 262. ISSN of this journal is/are 08908044, 1558156X.

Impact Score: 11.29 h-Index: 135 SJR: 5.053 Overall Ranking: 262



6. Nature Machine Intelligence


Nature Machine Intelligence is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q1); Human-Computer Interaction (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer Nature Switzerland AG. The overall rank of Nature Machine Intelligence is 312. ISSN of this journal is/are 25225839.

Impact Score: 13.63 h-Index: 26 SJR: 4.602 Overall Ranking: 312


7. Information Fusion


Information Fusion is a journal covering the categories related to Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Signal Processing (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Information Fusion is 320. ISSN of this journal is/are 18726305, 15662535.

Impact Score: 18.92 h-Index: 120 SJR: 4.557 Overall Ranking: 320


8. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics


IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Human-Computer Interaction (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics is 325. ISSN of this journal is/are 21682275, 21682267.

Impact Score: 11.78 h-Index: 140 SJR: 4.506 Overall Ranking: 325


9. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems


IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems is 355. ISSN of this journal is/are 2162237X, 21622388.

Impact Score: 10.47 h-Index: 221 SJR: 4.222 Overall Ranking: 355



10. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging


IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Radiological and Ultrasound Technology (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging is 378. ISSN of this journal is/are 02780062, 1558254X.

Impact Score: 12.02 h-Index: 233 SJR: 4.045 Overall Ranking: 378


11. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing


IEEE Transactions on Image Processing is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Image Processing is 383. ISSN of this journal is/are 10577149.

Impact Score: 9.74 h-Index: 296 SJR: 4.03 Overall Ranking: 383


12. Annual Reviews in Control


Annual Reviews in Control is a journal covering the categories related to Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Annual Reviews in Control is 420. ISSN of this journal is/are 13675788.

Impact Score: 11.47 h-Index: 86 SJR: 3.742 Overall Ranking: 420


13. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems


IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Human-Computer Interaction (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems is 476. ISSN of this journal is/are 21682216, 21682232.

Impact Score: 8.82 h-Index: 97 SJR: 3.448 Overall Ranking: 476



14. International Journal of Robotics Research


International Journal of Robotics Research is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Mathematics (Q1); Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Mechanical Engineering (Q1); Modeling and Simulation (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of International Journal of Robotics Research is 479. ISSN of this journal is/are 02783649, 17413176.

Impact Score: 7.38 h-Index: 170 SJR: 3.403 Overall Ranking: 479


15. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing


IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Human-Computer Interaction (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing is 513. ISSN of this journal is/are 19493045.

Impact Score: 8.21 h-Index: 73 SJR: 3.266 Overall Ranking: 513


16. Mathematical Programming Computation


Mathematical Programming Computation is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Mathematical Programming Computation is 540. ISSN of this journal is/are 18672949, 18672957.

Impact Score: 11.08 h-Index: 36 SJR: 3.172 Overall Ranking: 540


17. Pattern Recognition


Pattern Recognition is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q1); Signal Processing (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Pattern Recognition is 553. ISSN of this journal is/are 313203.

Impact Score: 8.54 h-Index: 218 SJR: 3.113 Overall Ranking: 553


18. SIAM Journal on Optimization


SIAM Journal on Optimization is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1). It is published by Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Publications. The overall rank of SIAM Journal on Optimization is 588. ISSN of this journal is/are 10526234, 10957189.

Impact Score: 2.61 h-Index: 130 SJR: 3.02 Overall Ranking: 588


19. Journal of Manufacturing Systems


Journal of Manufacturing Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Journal of Manufacturing Systems is 603. ISSN of this journal is/are 2786125.

Impact Score: 10.22 h-Index: 80 SJR: 2.95 Overall Ranking: 603


20. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing


Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Q1); Mathematics (miscellaneous) (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing is 636. ISSN of this journal is/are 7365845.

Impact Score: 10.96 h-Index: 99 SJR: 2.873 Overall Ranking: 636


21. Journal of Statistical Software


Journal of Statistical Software is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1); Statistics and Probability (Q1); Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty (Q1). It is published by University of California at Los Angeles. The overall rank of Journal of Statistical Software is 642. ISSN of this journal is/are 15487660.

Impact Score: 6.27 h-Index: 155 SJR: 2.852 Overall Ranking: 642


22. Information Systems Journal


Information Systems Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Information Systems Journal is 661. ISSN of this journal is/are 13501917, 13652575.

Impact Score: 7.92 h-Index: 94 SJR: 2.823 Overall Ranking: 661


23. Journal of the ACM


Journal of the ACM is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The overall rank of Journal of the ACM is 666. ISSN of this journal is/are 00045411, 1557735X.

Impact Score: 2.87 h-Index: 131 SJR: 2.808 Overall Ranking: 666


24. Mathematical Programming


Mathematical Programming is a journal covering the categories related to Mathematics (miscellaneous) (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer-Verlag GmbH and Co. KG. The overall rank of Mathematical Programming is 674. ISSN of this journal is/are 14364646, 00255610.

Impact Score: 3.08 h-Index: 129 SJR: 2.794 Overall Ranking: 674


25. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing


IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing is 886. ISSN of this journal is/are 15361233.

Impact Score: 5.55 h-Index: 143 SJR: 2.426 Overall Ranking: 886


26. Journal of Machine Learning Research


Journal of Machine Learning Research is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Software (Q1); Statistics and Probability (Q1). It is published by Microtome Publishing. The overall rank of Journal of Machine Learning Research is 913. ISSN of this journal is/are 15337928, 15324435.

Impact Score: 5.41 h-Index: 221 SJR: 2.393 Overall Ranking: 913


27. Information Sciences


Information Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Information Systems and Management (Q1); Software (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Information Sciences is 989. ISSN of this journal is/are 200255.

Impact Score: 8.51 h-Index: 194 SJR: 2.29 Overall Ranking: 989


28. Future Generation Computer Systems


Future Generation Computer Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Future Generation Computer Systems is 1037. ISSN of this journal is/are 0167739X.

Impact Score: 8.87 h-Index: 134 SJR: 2.233 Overall Ranking: 1037


29. Knowledge-Based Systems


Knowledge-Based Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Information Systems and Management (Q1); Management Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Knowledge-Based Systems is 1076. ISSN of this journal is/are 9507051.

Impact Score: 8.66 h-Index: 135 SJR: 2.192 Overall Ranking: 1076


30. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking


IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking is 1109. ISSN of this journal is/are 10636692.

Impact Score: 4.37 h-Index: 176 SJR: 2.146 Overall Ranking: 1109


31. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering


IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering is 1214. ISSN of this journal is/are 985589.

Impact Score: 5.25 h-Index: 173 SJR: 2.027 Overall Ranking: 1214


32. Applied Soft Computing Journal


Applied Soft Computing Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Applied Soft Computing Journal is 1293. ISSN of this journal is/are 15684946.

Impact Score: 9.03 h-Index: 156 SJR: 1.959 Overall Ranking: 1293


33. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing


Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing is 1329. ISSN of this journal is/are 15728145, 09565515.

Impact Score: 9.18 h-Index: 85 SJR: 1.929 Overall Ranking: 1329


34. Computer Vision and Image Understanding


Computer Vision and Image Understanding is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q1); Signal Processing (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Academic Press Inc.. The overall rank of Computer Vision and Image Understanding is 1346. ISSN of this journal is/are 10773142, 1090235X.

Impact Score: 5.53 h-Index: 139 SJR: 1.916 Overall Ranking: 1346


35. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management


Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Q1); Software (Q1); Strategy and Management (Q1). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management is 1371. ISSN of this journal is/are 1741038X.

Impact Score: 9.70 h-Index: 76 SJR: 1.898 Overall Ranking: 1371


36. Empirical Software Engineering


Empirical Software Engineering is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Empirical Software Engineering is 1381. ISSN of this journal is/are 13823256, 15737616.

Impact Score: 4.60 h-Index: 79 SJR: 1.89 Overall Ranking: 1381


37. Proceedings of the ACM on Programming Languages


Proceedings of the ACM on Programming Languages is a journal covering the categories related to Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The overall rank of Proceedings of the ACM on Programming Languages is 1399. ISSN of this journal is/are 24751421.

Impact Score: 3.57 h-Index: 28 SJR: 1.872 Overall Ranking: 1399


38. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics


IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design (Q1); Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q1); Signal Processing (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by IEEE Computer Society. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics is 1583. ISSN of this journal is/are 10772626.

Impact Score: 5.56 h-Index: 148 SJR: 1.753 Overall Ranking: 1583


39. ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology


ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1). It is published by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The overall rank of ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology is 1681. ISSN of this journal is/are 15577392, 1049331X.

Impact Score: 4.27 h-Index: 80 SJR: 1.7 Overall Ranking: 1681


40. International Journal of Intelligent Systems


International Journal of Intelligent Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Human-Computer Interaction (Q1); Software (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of International Journal of Intelligent Systems is 1696. ISSN of this journal is/are 1098111X, 08848173.

Impact Score: 9.34 h-Index: 92 SJR: 1.693 Overall Ranking: 1696


41. Machine Learning


Machine Learning is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Machine Learning is 1802. ISSN of this journal is/are 15730565, 08856125.

Impact Score: 4.54 h-Index: 153 SJR: 1.64 Overall Ranking: 1802


42. International Journal of Web and Grid Services


International Journal of Web and Grid Services is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. The overall rank of International Journal of Web and Grid Services is 1838. ISSN of this journal is/are 17411106, 17411114.

Impact Score: 1.33 h-Index: 26 SJR: 1.617 Overall Ranking: 1838


43. Internet of Things (Netherlands)


Internet of Things (Netherlands) is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Computer Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Management of Technology and Innovation (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Internet of Things (Netherlands) is 1869. ISSN of this journal is/are 25426605.

Impact Score: 8.35 h-Index: 27 SJR: 1.607 Overall Ranking: 1869


44. Applied Computing and Informatics


Applied Computing and Informatics is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Applied Computing and Informatics is 1905. ISSN of this journal is/are 22108327.

Impact Score: 5.05 h-Index: 28 SJR: 1.589 Overall Ranking: 1905


45. INFORMS Journal on Computing


INFORMS Journal on Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Management Science and Operations Research (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by INFORMS Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. The overall rank of INFORMS Journal on Computing is 1919. ISSN of this journal is/are 10919856, 15265528.

Impact Score: 2.98 h-Index: 82 SJR: 1.58 Overall Ranking: 1919


46. International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition


International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition is 1975. ISSN of this journal is/are 14332825, 14332833.

Impact Score: 4.40 h-Index: 52 SJR: 1.556 Overall Ranking: 1975


47. IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing


IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing is 2062. ISSN of this journal is/are 21687161.

Impact Score: 3.67 h-Index: 54 SJR: 1.513 Overall Ranking: 2062


48. Synthesis Lectures on Communication Networks


Synthesis Lectures on Communication Networks is a book series covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Morgan and Claypool Publishers. The overall rank of Synthesis Lectures on Communication Networks is 2091. ISSN of this journal is/are 19354185.

Impact Score: 12.00 h-Index: 10 SJR: 1.498 Overall Ranking: 2091


49. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization


Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Control and Optimization (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization is 2102. ISSN of this journal is/are 16151488, 1615147X.

Impact Score: 4.65 h-Index: 124 SJR: 1.495 Overall Ranking: 2102


50. Computing and Software for Big Science


Computing and Software for Big Science is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Nuclear and High Energy Physics (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer Nature. The overall rank of Computing and Software for Big Science is 2136. ISSN of this journal is/are 25102044.

Impact Score: 5.54 h-Index: 12 SJR: 1.48 Overall Ranking: 2136


51. Pattern Recognition Letters


Pattern Recognition Letters is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q1); Signal Processing (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Pattern Recognition Letters is 2139. ISSN of this journal is/are 1678655.

Impact Score: 5.67 h-Index: 163 SJR: 1.479 Overall Ranking: 2139


52. Information and Software Technology


Information and Software Technology is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Information and Software Technology is 2227. ISSN of this journal is/are 9505849.

Impact Score: 4.77 h-Index: 107 SJR: 1.446 Overall Ranking: 2227


53. Information Systems Frontiers


Information Systems Frontiers is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Information Systems Frontiers is 2271. ISSN of this journal is/are 15729419, 13873326.

Impact Score: 6.81 h-Index: 73 SJR: 1.434 Overall Ranking: 2271


54. Environmental Modelling and Software


Environmental Modelling and Software is a journal covering the categories related to Ecological Modeling (Q1); Environmental Engineering (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Environmental Modelling and Software is 2279. ISSN of this journal is/are 13648152.

Impact Score: 5.70 h-Index: 146 SJR: 1.426 Overall Ranking: 2279


55. Journal of Systems and Software


Journal of Systems and Software is a journal covering the categories related to Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Systems and Software is 2308. ISSN of this journal is/are 1641212.

Impact Score: 4.48 h-Index: 113 SJR: 1.418 Overall Ranking: 2308


56. ICT Express


ICT Express is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Korean Institute of Communications Information Sciences. The overall rank of ICT Express is 2368. ISSN of this journal is/are 24059595.

Impact Score: 6.30 h-Index: 27 SJR: 1.398 Overall Ranking: 2368


57. Ad Hoc Networks


Ad Hoc Networks is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Ad Hoc Networks is 2369. ISSN of this journal is/are 15708705.

Impact Score: 5.85 h-Index: 98 SJR: 1.397 Overall Ranking: 2369


58. IEEE Cloud Computing


IEEE Cloud Computing is a trade journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Computer Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Cloud Computing is 2479. ISSN of this journal is/are 23256095.

Impact Score: 0.00 h-Index: 42 SJR: 1.364 Overall Ranking: 2479


59. Journal of Functional Programming


Journal of Functional Programming is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Functional Programming is 2523. ISSN of this journal is/are 14697653, 09567968.

Impact Score: 1.86 h-Index: 52 SJR: 1.352 Overall Ranking: 2523


60. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing


IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Computational Theory and Mathematics (Q1); Control and Optimization (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing is 2526. ISSN of this journal is/are 23773782.

Impact Score: 4.51 h-Index: 25 SJR: 1.35 Overall Ranking: 2526


61. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine


Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Health Informatics (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd. The overall rank of Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine is 2586. ISSN of this journal is/are 01692607, 18727565.

Impact Score: 7.64 h-Index: 115 SJR: 1.329 Overall Ranking: 2586


62. Journal of Scientific Computing


Journal of Scientific Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Mathematics (Q1); Computational Mathematics (Q1); Computational Theory and Mathematics (Q1); Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Numerical Analysis (Q1); Software (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of Journal of Scientific Computing is 2599. ISSN of this journal is/are 08857474, 15737691.

Impact Score: 2.62 h-Index: 79 SJR: 1.326 Overall Ranking: 2599


63. Journal of Information Security and Applications


Journal of Information Security and Applications is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Information Security and Applications is 2623. ISSN of this journal is/are 22142126, 22142134.

Impact Score: 6.29 h-Index: 45 SJR: 1.317 Overall Ranking: 2623


64. IEEE Micro


IEEE Micro is a journal covering the categories related to Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by IEEE Computer Society. The overall rank of IEEE Micro is 2644. ISSN of this journal is/are 2721732.

Impact Score: 2.69 h-Index: 95 SJR: 1.312 Overall Ranking: 2644


65. Signal Processing


Signal Processing is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Signal Processing (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Signal Processing is 2710. ISSN of this journal is/are 1651684.

Impact Score: 4.99 h-Index: 144 SJR: 1.295 Overall Ranking: 2710


66. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing


Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Software (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1). It is published by Academic Press Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing is 2728. ISSN of this journal is/are 07437315, 10960848.

Impact Score: 5.27 h-Index: 92 SJR: 1.289 Overall Ranking: 2728


67. Journal of Systems Architecture


Journal of Systems Architecture is a journal covering the categories related to Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Journal of Systems Architecture is 2746. ISSN of this journal is/are 13837621.

Impact Score: 6.48 h-Index: 53 SJR: 1.283 Overall Ranking: 2746


68. Networks


Networks is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Liss Inc.. The overall rank of Networks is 2748. ISSN of this journal is/are 10970037, 00283045.

Impact Score: 1.86 h-Index: 66 SJR: 1.283 Overall Ranking: 2748


69. Cybersecurity


Cybersecurity is a journal covering the categories related to Artificial Intelligence (Q1); Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by SpringerOpen. The overall rank of Cybersecurity is 2874. ISSN of this journal is/are 20964862, 25233246.

Impact Score: 6.27 h-Index: 10 SJR: 1.242 Overall Ranking: 2874


70. Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering


Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering is a journal covering the categories related to Computational Theory and Mathematics (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Software (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1); Artificial Intelligence (Q2). It is published by IOS Press BV. The overall rank of Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering is 2952. ISSN of this journal is/are 10692509, 18758835.

Impact Score: 5.44 h-Index: 45 SJR: 1.227 Overall Ranking: 2952


71. IACR Transactions on Symmetric Cryptology


IACR Transactions on Symmetric Cryptology is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Mathematics (Q1); Computational Mathematics (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Ruhr-Universitat Bochum. The overall rank of IACR Transactions on Symmetric Cryptology is 3014. ISSN of this journal is/are 2519173X.

Impact Score: 2.93 h-Index: 13 SJR: 1.212 Overall Ranking: 3014


72. Robotics and Autonomous Systems


Robotics and Autonomous Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Mathematics (miscellaneous) (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Robotics and Autonomous Systems is 3054. ISSN of this journal is/are 9218890.

Impact Score: 4.67 h-Index: 126 SJR: 1.202 Overall Ranking: 3054


73. Journal of Information Systems


Journal of Information Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Accounting (Q1); Human-Computer Interaction (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Information Systems and Management (Q1); Management Information Systems (Q1); Management of Technology and Innovation (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by American Accounting Association. The overall rank of Journal of Information Systems is 3126. ISSN of this journal is/are 08887985, 15587959.

Impact Score: 2.30 h-Index: 36 SJR: 1.183 Overall Ranking: 3126


74. Random Structures and Algorithms


Random Structures and Algorithms is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Mathematics (Q1); Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design (Q1); Mathematics (miscellaneous) (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Random Structures and Algorithms is 3148. ISSN of this journal is/are 10429832, 10982418.

Impact Score: 1.20 h-Index: 65 SJR: 1.179 Overall Ranking: 3148


75. Journal of Grid Computing


Journal of Grid Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Journal of Grid Computing is 3162. ISSN of this journal is/are 15707873.

Impact Score: 5.11 h-Index: 55 SJR: 1.176 Overall Ranking: 3162


76. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations


Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations is a journal covering the categories related to Aerospace Engineering (Q1); Applied Mathematics (Q1); Automotive Engineering (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Control and Systems Engineering (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations is 3329. ISSN of this journal is/are 15472450, 15472442.

Impact Score: 4.24 h-Index: 52 SJR: 1.136 Overall Ranking: 3329


77. World Wide Web


World Wide Web is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of World Wide Web is 3392. ISSN of this journal is/are 15731413, 1386145X.

Impact Score: 3.69 h-Index: 45 SJR: 1.123 Overall Ranking: 3392


78. IEEE Software


IEEE Software is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1). It is published by IEEE Computer Society. The overall rank of IEEE Software is 3429. ISSN of this journal is/are 7407459.

Impact Score: 2.11 h-Index: 116 SJR: 1.115 Overall Ranking: 3429


79. IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems


IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1); Artificial Intelligence (Q2). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems is 3531. ISSN of this journal is/are 23798920, 23798939.

Impact Score: 3.45 h-Index: 43 SJR: 1.102 Overall Ranking: 3531


80. Cognitive Systems Research


Cognitive Systems Research is a journal covering the categories related to Experimental and Cognitive Psychology (Q1); Software (Q1); Artificial Intelligence (Q2); Cognitive Neuroscience (Q2). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Cognitive Systems Research is 3559. ISSN of this journal is/are 13890417.

Impact Score: 5.99 h-Index: 56 SJR: 1.095 Overall Ranking: 3559


81. International Journal of Human Computer Studies


International Journal of Human Computer Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q1); Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Human-Computer Interaction (Q1); Human Factors and Ergonomics (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Academic Press Inc.. The overall rank of International Journal of Human Computer Studies is 3567. ISSN of this journal is/are 10959300, 10715819.

Impact Score: 6.38 h-Index: 129 SJR: 1.094 Overall Ranking: 3567


82. Machine Learning: Science and Technology


Machine Learning: Science and Technology is a journal covering the categories related to Human-Computer Interaction (Q1); Software (Q1); Artificial Intelligence (Q2). It is published by Institute of Physics Publishing. The overall rank of Machine Learning: Science and Technology is 3594. ISSN of this journal is/are 26322153.

Impact Score: 5.59 h-Index: 14 SJR: 1.087 Overall Ranking: 3594


83. Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making


Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making is a journal covering the categories related to Logic (Q1); Software (Q1); Artificial Intelligence (Q2). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making is 3606. ISSN of this journal is/are 15732908, 15684539.

Impact Score: 6.06 h-Index: 56 SJR: 1.084 Overall Ranking: 3606


84. Visual Informatics


Visual Informatics is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design (Q1); Human-Computer Interaction (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Visual Informatics is 3622. ISSN of this journal is/are 25432656, 2468502X.

Impact Score: 3.11 h-Index: 13 SJR: 1.082 Overall Ranking: 3622


85. Networks and Spatial Economics


Networks and Spatial Economics is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Software (Q1); Artificial Intelligence (Q2). It is published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. The overall rank of Networks and Spatial Economics is 3641. ISSN of this journal is/are 1566113X.

Impact Score: 2.40 h-Index: 52 SJR: 1.077 Overall Ranking: 3641


86. Transportmetrica B


Transportmetrica B is a journal covering the categories related to Modeling and Simulation (Q1); Software (Q1); Transportation (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Transportmetrica B is 3658. ISSN of this journal is/are 21680582, 21680566.

Impact Score: 3.35 h-Index: 26 SJR: 1.075 Overall Ranking: 3658


87. Neural Computing and Applications


Neural Computing and Applications is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q1); Artificial Intelligence (Q2). It is published by Springer London. The overall rank of Neural Computing and Applications is 3673. ISSN of this journal is/are 09410643, 14333058.

Impact Score: 5.60 h-Index: 94 SJR: 1.072 Overall Ranking: 3673


88. International Journal of Approximate Reasoning


International Journal of Approximate Reasoning is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Mathematics (Q1); Software (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1); Artificial Intelligence (Q2). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of International Journal of Approximate Reasoning is 3701. ISSN of this journal is/are 0888613X, 18734731.

Impact Score: 4.31 h-Index: 100 SJR: 1.066 Overall Ranking: 3701


89. Requirements Engineering


Requirements Engineering is a journal covering the categories related to Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Springer London. The overall rank of Requirements Engineering is 3716. ISSN of this journal is/are 09473602, 1432010X.

Impact Score: 3.63 h-Index: 59 SJR: 1.063 Overall Ranking: 3716


90. Pervasive and Mobile Computing


Pervasive and Mobile Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Mathematics (Q1); Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Computer Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Information Systems (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Pervasive and Mobile Computing is 3720. ISSN of this journal is/are 15741192.

Impact Score: 4.41 h-Index: 69 SJR: 1.062 Overall Ranking: 3720


91. IEEE Pervasive Computing


IEEE Pervasive Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Computational Theory and Mathematics (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Software (Q1). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Pervasive Computing is 3741. ISSN of this journal is/are 15361268.

Impact Score: 1.58 h-Index: 103 SJR: 1.058 Overall Ranking: 3741


92. Journal of Cloud Computing


Journal of Cloud Computing is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Software (Q2). It is published by Springer Science + Business Media. The overall rank of Journal of Cloud Computing is 3767. ISSN of this journal is/are 2192113X.

Impact Score: 4.62 h-Index: 31 SJR: 1.054 Overall Ranking: 3767


93. Computing and Visualization in Science


Computing and Visualization in Science is a journal covering the categories related to Computational Theory and Mathematics (Q1); Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Modeling and Simulation (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1); Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q2); Software (Q2). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Computing and Visualization in Science is 3818. ISSN of this journal is/are 14329360, 14330369.

Impact Score: 1.15 h-Index: 44 SJR: 1.046 Overall Ranking: 3818


94. IEEE Transactions on Computers


IEEE Transactions on Computers is a journal covering the categories related to Computational Theory and Mathematics (Q1); Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Theoretical Computer Science (Q1); Software (Q2). It is published by IEEE Computer Society. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Computers is 3855. ISSN of this journal is/are 189340.

Impact Score: 3.19 h-Index: 129 SJR: 1.04 Overall Ranking: 3855


95. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems


IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design (Q1); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Q1); Software (Q2). It is published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. The overall rank of IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems is 3865. ISSN of this journal is/are 2780070.

Impact Score: 2.82 h-Index: 122 SJR: 1.039 Overall Ranking: 3865


96. Neuroinformatics


Neuroinformatics is a journal covering the categories related to Information Systems (Q1); Neuroscience (miscellaneous) (Q2); Software (Q2). It is published by Humana Press. The overall rank of Neuroinformatics is 3885. ISSN of this journal is/are 15392791, 15590089.

Impact Score: 2.80 h-Index: 60 SJR: 1.037 Overall Ranking: 3885


97. BIT Numerical Mathematics


BIT Numerical Mathematics is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Mathematics (Q1); Computational Mathematics (Q1); Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Software (Q2). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of BIT Numerical Mathematics is 3890. ISSN of this journal is/are 15729125, 00063835.

Impact Score: 1.85 h-Index: 58 SJR: 1.035 Overall Ranking: 3890


98. ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems


ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Software (Q2). It is published by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The overall rank of ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems is 3940. ISSN of this journal is/are 1640925.

Impact Score: 1.97 h-Index: 70 SJR: 1.026 Overall Ranking: 3940


99. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory


Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory is a journal covering the categories related to Hardware and Architecture (Q1); Modeling and Simulation (Q1); Software (Q2). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory is 4038. ISSN of this journal is/are 1569190X.

Impact Score: 4.89 h-Index: 73 SJR: 1.011 Overall Ranking: 4038


100. Virtual Reality


Virtual Reality is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design (Q1); Human-Computer Interaction (Q2); Software (Q2). It is published by Springer London. The overall rank of Virtual Reality is 4056. ISSN of this journal is/are 13594338.

Impact Score: 6.91 h-Index: 51 SJR: 1.009 Overall Ranking: 4056








Importance of Choosing Highy Ranked and Rated Journals


While writing a research paper or an academic thesis in the field of Software or any other field, it is extremely important to cite or reference the research paper from a top ranked journal because it shows the credibility and reliability of your work. Also, most of the reviewers evaluate and judge the standard of your research paper and thesis based on the referenced academic sources.


Summary


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.


List of Top 5, 10, 50, 100 Journals in Software


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.






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