The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 169 128 147
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +19
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 13 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 1.04% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.23% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 11
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £32,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £49,850 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Six Sigma
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3173 2200 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.16% 84.55% 81.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 1672 1867
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Six Sigma Salary Trend in Leeds

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in Leeds

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) DMAIC
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (17.39%) Process Management
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) SAP
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) SAP HR
6 3 (13.04%) BPR
6 3 (13.04%) SAP Travel Management
6 3 (13.04%) TQM
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Retail
7 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
7 2 (8.70%) QA
7 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP HR
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Travel Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Rose
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Business Process Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Process Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Management Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Managed Services
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) WSDL
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (21.74%) DMAIC
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Process Management
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) TQM
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) BPR
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) DSDM
6 2 (8.70%) CMMI
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft