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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 121 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 9 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.57% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.69% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 16
Average salary £42,279 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.81% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,895 £31,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
1625 1307 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.42% 82.41% 77.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 1051 1395
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -13 6 £42,279 +53.74%
Knutsford - 2 £43,000 -
Six Sigma
North West

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 15 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (40.74%) Process Management
3 9 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (22.22%) Local Government
4 6 (22.22%) Finance
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) Games
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Kanban
7 2 (7.41%) QA
7 2 (7.41%) Product Management
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) .NET
7 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.41%) SAP
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) RUP

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Local Government
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Business Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Process Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Technology Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Process Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (40.74%) Process Management
3 9 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Kanban
6 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) RUP
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) ERP
7 1 (3.70%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ACCA
2 1 (3.70%) MBA
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) CA
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle