The table below looks at the statistics for DFSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DFSS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
Rank 873 859 851
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Permanent jobs citing DFSS 4 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.025% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.031% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 1
Average salary £30,000 £72,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.62% +81.25%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £72,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-58.62% +81.25%
DFSS
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86687 88196 80823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.84% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72435 71039 66912
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

DFSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DFSS Jobs Demand Trend in England

DFSS
Salary Trend in England

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

DFSS Salary Trend in England

DFSS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DFSS within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
South East -2 3 - -
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
DFSS
UK

DFSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing DFSS 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 DFSS.

1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) DMAIC
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Minitab
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

DFSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing DFSS 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 DFSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) DMAIC
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Minitab
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
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