The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 90 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 3 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 1.61% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.87% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £55,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.20%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £56,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.37% +26.11%
Six Sigma
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1171 1393 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.87% 86.25% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 704 907 524
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Six Sigma Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Planview
4 1 (12.50%) WFM
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Governance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) WFM
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Planview