Trends by Industry
career Trends by Industry
Trends by Function
career Trends by Function
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Business Development
7% 9% 9% 9% 7%
Consulting
25% 23% 24% 24% 27%
Finance
35% 26% 32% 29% 29%
Investment Banking
5% 5% 6% 5% 4%
Investment Management / Hedge Fund
9% 9% 10% 8% 8%
Venture Capital / Private Equity / LBO
15% 9% 15% 14% 12%
Other Finance
6% 4% 1% 2% 3%
Corporate Finance
0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
General Management
12% 14% 13% 14% 12%
Leadership Development
0% 2% 0% 3% 3%
Manufacturing / Operations
1% 3% 1% 2% 1%
Project Management
2% 2% <1% 2% 1%
Other General Management
0% <1% 3% <1% 0%
Logistics
0% <1% 0% 0% <1%
General Mgt
8% 7% 7% 7% 6%
Marketing
9% 15% 13% 11% 13%
General Marketing
2% 3% 3% 1% 2%
Sales
<1% 1% <1% <1% 1%
Other Marketing
0% 0% <1% <1% <1%
Communications
0% <1% 0% 0% 0%
Advertising
<1% 0% 0% 0% <1%
Brand Management
N/A 4% 2% 1% 2%
Product Management
N/A 7% 6% 7% 7%
Other
5% 7% 5% 6% 4%
Human Resources
<1% <1% <1% <1% <1%
Product Development
2% <1% <1% 1% <1%
Real Estate
0% 1% 2% 1% 2%
Purchasing
<1% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Research & Development
<1% <1% 0% <1% 0%
Engineering
<1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Information Systems Management
<1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
All Other
2% 3% 2% 3% 1%
Strategic Planning
8% 7% 5% 7% 7%
Trends by Location
career Trends Statistics
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Mid-Atlantic
5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Washington D.C.
3% 3% 3% 3% 3%
Other Mid-Atlantic
1% 1% 2% 2% 1%
Midwest
6% 8% 8% 5% 6%
Chicago
2% 4% 6% 3% 3%
Other Midwest
3% 3% 2% 2% 3%
Northeast
40% 38% 40% 41% 43%
Boston
11% 11% 13% 14% 14%
New York City
24% 20% 23% 23% 23%
New England (Except Boston)
3% 3% 2% 2% 4%
Other Northeast
2% 3% 2% 2% 3%
South
5% 5% 4% 3% 3%
Atlanta
2% 2% <1% <1% 2%
Other South
3% 3% 3% 2% 1%
Southwest
4% 5% 5% 6% 5%
Texas
4% 4% 5% 5% 4%
Other Southwest
<1% <1% <1% <1% 1%
West
21% 24% 23% 26% 24%
California - Bay Area
12% 16% 14% 17% 15%
California - Los Angeles
4% 4% 4% 4% 4%
California - Other
2% 1% <1% 1% <1%
Pacific Northwest
3% 3% 4% 3% 4%
Other West
<1% <1% <1% <1% <1%
Asia
5% 3% 5% 3% 5%
China
1% <1% <1% <1% 1%
Hong Kong, SAR
1% <1% <1% <1% <1%
India
1% 1% <1% <1% <1%
Other Asia
2% <1% 3% 1% 3%
Australia & Oceania
0% 0% <1% <1% <1%
Canada
1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Europe
8% 8% 6% 7% 5%
England
5% 5% 5% 4% 3%
Other Europe
3% 3% 1% 2% 2%
Latin America
2% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Brazil
1% <1% 0% <1% <1%
Other Latin America
<1% <1% 1% <1% 1%
Middle East & North Africa
2% 1% 2% 1% <1%
Sub Saharan Africa
1% <1% <1% 1% <1%
United States
80% 83% 84% 85% 86%
International
20% 17% 16% 15% 14%
All Locations
100% 100% 100% 100% 100%