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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
Rank 845 854 869
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs citing DFSS 25 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.002% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 5
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
87003 81075 87515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.74% 79.39% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70060 66935 74947
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DFSS across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

DFSS Salary Histogram 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 20 August 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
South East +8 13 £72,500 +81.25%
Yorkshire - 11 £74,100 -
South West - 1 - -
DFSS
UK

DFSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 30 (93.75%) Lean Six Sigma
3 20 (62.50%) Degree
4 19 (59.38%) Project Management
4 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
4 19 (59.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 18 (56.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 18 (56.25%) MS Office
5 18 (56.25%) DMAIC
5 18 (56.25%) Minitab
6 17 (53.13%) Marketing
6 17 (53.13%) Czech Language
6 17 (53.13%) French Language
6 17 (53.13%) Finance
6 17 (53.13%) Manufacturing
6 17 (53.13%) MBA
6 17 (53.13%) PRINCE2
6 17 (53.13%) PMP
6 17 (53.13%) PMI Certification
6 17 (53.13%) Kanban
6 17 (53.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (40.63%) Banking
8 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (37.50%) Legal
8 12 (37.50%) Taxonomies
8 12 (37.50%) webMethods
8 12 (37.50%) Process Management
8 12 (37.50%) Change Management
8 12 (37.50%) SOA
8 12 (37.50%) IBM

DFSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (56.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
1 17 (53.13%) Manufacturing
1 17 (53.13%) Marketing
1 17 (53.13%) Czech Language
1 17 (53.13%) French Language
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 12 (37.50%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Architect
1 12 (37.50%) Business Architect
2 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Taxonomies
1 12 (37.50%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 30 (93.75%) Lean Six Sigma
3 19 (59.38%) Project Management
4 18 (56.25%) DMAIC
5 17 (53.13%) PRINCE2
5 17 (53.13%) Kanban
5 17 (53.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (37.50%) SOA
6 12 (37.50%) Process Management
6 12 (37.50%) Change Management
6 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) UML
7 1 (3.13%) RUP
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Degree
2 19 (59.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 18 (56.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 17 (53.13%) PMP
4 17 (53.13%) PMI Certification
4 17 (53.13%) MBA
5 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (3.13%) ISEB
6 1 (3.13%) IIBA
6 1 (3.13%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) MiFID
1 1 (3.13%) EMIR
1 1 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (56.25%) Minitab
3 12 (37.50%) IBM
3 12 (37.50%) webMethods