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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 172 130 152
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +22
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 13 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 1.03% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.19% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 8
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.76% -3.88%
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
3225 2270 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 85.07% 86.51% 83.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2423 1783 1939
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in Leeds

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (75.00%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
3 9 (32.14%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (21.43%) UML
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) MS Office
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) DMAIC
5 5 (17.86%) DSDM
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 4 (14.29%) Process Management
7 3 (10.71%) TQM
7 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.71%) Workflow
7 3 (10.71%) MS Project Server
7 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
7 3 (10.71%) SAP Travel Management
7 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (10.71%) MS Project
7 3 (10.71%) SAP

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) MS Project Server
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.71%) MS Project
4 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Travel Management
1 3 (10.71%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Rational Rose
General
1 21 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Business Process Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Process Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Management Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Engagement Manager
7 1 (3.57%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Head of Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
2 9 (32.14%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (21.43%) UML
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) DMAIC
4 5 (17.86%) DSDM
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 4 (14.29%) Process Management
6 3 (10.71%) TQM
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
6 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.71%) BPR
6 3 (10.71%) MOF
6 3 (10.71%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) PMP
3 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) SAP