Institute of Product Leadership

The state of Product Management

Survey Report in India in 2018:

We talked to over 300 Product Managers in India, and here’s what we learned-

  • 30% of Product Managers come from an engineering background. Next in line are Project Manager and Business Analysts
  • 95% of CEO’s and hiring managers say it’s difficult to find good Product Management talent in India
  • 56% of Product Managers have an MBA degree or are pursuing one. They vouch for an MBA as a must-have in the Product Industry.
  • 80% Product Managers plan to move out of their existing companies. Efforts need to be made retain this scarce talent pool.
  • 1 Crore INR being the highest, the average salary of product managers with an average 2.5 years of experience, is 30 lacs INR.

Download the PM Survey 2018 to uncover global insights about challenges faced by product teams and the compensation models for their dynamic work. Get product industry benchmarks – which professionals, entrepreneurs, analysts and executives use to achieve day-to-day excellence. Understand the talent and skill gaps when it comes to the future of Product Management.