The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 42 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 3 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.11% 4.38% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 5.37% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 1
Average salary £55,000 £40,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.96% +42.98%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Six Sigma
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 205 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.48% 81.67% 63.59%
Number of salaries quoted 143 155 98
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,715
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Six Sigma Salary Trend in Chester

Six Sigma
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Lean Six Sigma
1 6 (85.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) BPR
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) ACCA
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 1 (14.29%) MBA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) DMAIC

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Process Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Change Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) BPR
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) DMAIC
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) MBA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) CA