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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
Rank - 863 865
Permanent jobs citing DFSS 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.001% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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
86422 83683 86901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.28% 81.85% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 71808 67811 74641
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 26 (96.30%) Lean Six Sigma
3 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) IBM Blueworks
4 17 (62.96%) Legal
4 17 (62.96%) IBM
4 17 (62.96%) webMethods
4 17 (62.96%) SOA
4 17 (62.96%) Process Management
4 17 (62.96%) Change Management
4 17 (62.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (62.96%) Taxonomies
4 17 (62.96%) Credit Risk
4 17 (62.96%) Banking
5 10 (37.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 10 (37.04%) Project Management
5 10 (37.04%) Degree
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 9 (33.33%) MS Office
6 9 (33.33%) Minitab
6 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 9 (33.33%) Kanban
6 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 9 (33.33%) Coaching
6 9 (33.33%) PMP
6 9 (33.33%) PMI Certification
6 9 (33.33%) MBA
6 9 (33.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 9 (33.33%) DMAIC

DFSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 17 (62.96%) Banking
1 17 (62.96%) Legal
2 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Marketing
2 9 (33.33%) Czech Language
2 9 (33.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Architect
1 17 (62.96%) Business Architect
2 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Taxonomies
1 17 (62.96%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 26 (96.30%) Lean Six Sigma
3 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) SOA
4 17 (62.96%) Process Management
4 17 (62.96%) Change Management
4 17 (62.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (37.04%) Project Management
6 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 9 (33.33%) DMAIC
6 9 (33.33%) Kanban
6 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 9 (33.33%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
1 10 (37.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 9 (33.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 9 (33.33%) PMP
2 9 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 9 (33.33%) MBA
3 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) IBM
1 17 (62.96%) webMethods
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Minitab