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Surprising Stats on the Demand for Product Manager Roles in the US

Excerpt from the ‘Product Management Hiring Trends in the US — 2019’ report

What’s driving the growth in demand for Product Managers?

  1. Strong growth in eCommerce roles, led by incumbents and the continued digital transformation of traditional brick and mortar retailers. Companies with substantial growth include Amazon, Wayfair, Walmart and Home Depot.
  2. Increase in financial sector roles led by banks and credit card companies with a push for new digital-first financial instruments. Notable examples include JP Morgan Chase, Capital One, Bank of America, Visa, and MasterCard.
  3. Moves towards developing product practices by top services firms in the management consulting and financial advisory space. Think top four audit and top management consulting firms.

How does growth in Product Management hiring compare to other job roles?

What else do we know about Product Management hiring in the US?



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Neal Iyer

Summer Product Manager at Proofpoint | Product at Class Central | CMU | IIT Bombay