The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 121 107 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 3 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.98% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.17% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 9
Average salary £40,000 £42,279 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.39% +5.69%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.64%
Six Sigma
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1520 1625 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.91% 83.85% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1294 1036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Cheshire region.

Six Sigma Salary Trend in Cheshire

Six Sigma
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma.

1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) JDA
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) FMCG
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Planning Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) JDA