The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank - 95 107
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 0 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 1.00% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.15% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 3
Average salary - £46,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.54%
Six Sigma
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
839 1130 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.32% 86.59% 78.53%
Number of salaries quoted 642 919 901
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Six Sigma Salary Trend in Essex

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Process Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Line Management
4 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) DMAIC
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Associate Director
2 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Radar Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Process Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Line Management
4 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP