Trends by Industry
career Trends by Industry
Trends by Function
career Trends by Function
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Business Development
7% 7% 9% 9% 9%
Consulting
25% 25% 23% 24% 24%
Finance
39% 35% 26% 32% 29%
Investment Banking
7% 5% 5% 6% 5%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
11% 9% 9% 10% 8%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
14% 15% 9% 15% 14%
Other Finance
7% 6% 4% 1% 2%
General Management
9% 12% 14% 13% 14%
Leadership Development
0% 0% 2% 0% 3%
Manufacturing / Operations
2% 1% 3% 1% 2%
Project Management
1% 2% 2% <1% 2%
Other General Management
<1% 0% <1% 3% <1%
Logistics
0% 0% <1% 0% 0%
General Mgt
6% 8% 7% 7% 7%
Marketing
9% 9% 15% 13% 11%
Brand / Product Management
6% 5% 11% 9% 9%
General Marketing
2% 2% 3% 3% 1%
Sales
1% <1% 1% <1% <1%
Other Marketing
0% 0% 0% <1% <1%
Communications
0% 0% <1% 0% 0%
Advertising
<1% <1% 0% 0% 0%
Other
5% 5% 7% 5% 6%
Human Resources
<1% <1% <1% <1% <1%
Product Development
1% 2% <1% <1% 1%
Real Estate
0% 0% 1% 2% 1%
Purchasing
<1% <1% 1% 0% 0%
Research & Development
0% <1% <1% 0% <1%
Engineering
0% <1% 0% 0% 0%
Information Systems Management
0% <1% 0% 0% 0%
All Other
3% 2% 3% 2% 3%
Strategic Planning
5% 8% 7% 5% 7%
Trends by Location
career Trends Statistics
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Mid-Atlantic
5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Washington D.C.
3% 3% 3% 3% 3%
Other Mid-Atlantic
2% 1% 1% 2% 2%
Midwest
6% 6% 8% 8% 5%
Chicago
3% 2% 4% 6% 3%
Other Midwest
3% 3% 3% 2% 2%
Northeast
43% 40% 38% 40% 41%
Boston
12% 11% 11% 13% 14%
New York City
25% 24% 20% 23% 23%
New England (Except Boston)
3% 3% 3% 2% 2%
Other Northeast
4% 2% 3% 2% 2%
South
3% 5% 5% 4% 3%
Atlanta
2% 2% 2% <1% <1%
Other South
2% 3% 3% 3% 2%
Southwest
3% 4% 5% 5% 6%
Texas
3% 4% 4% 5% 5%
Other Southwest
<1% <1% <1% <1% <1%
West
18% 21% 24% 23% 26%
California - Bay Area
10% 12% 16% 14% 17%
California - Los Angeles
4% 4% 4% 4% 4%
California - Other
2% 2% 1% <1% 1%
Pacific Northwest
0% 3% 3% 4% 3%
Other West
3% <1% <1% <1% <1%
Asia
8% 5% 3% 5% 3%
China
2% 1% <1% <1% <1%
Hong Kong, SAR
3% 1% <1% <1% <1%
India
1% 1% 1% <1% <1%
Other Asia
2% 2% <1% 3% 1%
Australia & Oceania
<1% 0% 0% <1% <1%
Canada
1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Europe
7% 8% 8% 6% 7%
England
5% 5% 5% 5% 4%
Other Europe
2% 3% 3% 1% 2%
Latin America
2% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Brazil
2% 1% <1% 0% <1%
Other Latin America
<1% <1% <1% 1% <1%
Middle East & North Africa
1% 2% 1% 2% 1%
Sub Saharan Africa
1% 1% <1% <1% 1%
United States
79% 80% 83% 84% 85%
International
21% 20% 17% 16% 15%
All Locations
100% 100% 100% 100% 100%