The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 234 226 241
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 18 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 14
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,750 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -0.58%
Lean Six Sigma
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Lean Six Sigma Salary Trend in the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lean Six Sigma Salary Histogram in the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester -7 13 £42,000 -20.00%
Cheshire +4 5 £77,500 +82.35%
Lean Six Sigma
England

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Lean 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 Lean Six Sigma.

1 30 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) ISO 9001
6 7 (23.33%) ISEB
6 7 (23.33%) Internet
6 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 7 (23.33%) ISO 14001
6 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
6 7 (23.33%) Process Improvement
7 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 6 (20.00%) Line Management
7 6 (20.00%) People Management
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (16.67%) Change Management
8 5 (16.67%) Financial Institution
8 5 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.67%) Coaching
8 5 (16.67%) User Experience

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Lean 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 Lean Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Legal
6 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Process Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Process Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Process Improvement Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Business Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Process Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Technology Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Report Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Process Improvement Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Process Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Quality Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
5 7 (23.33%) ITIL
5 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (23.33%) Process Improvement
6 6 (20.00%) Line Management
6 6 (20.00%) People Management
7 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 5 (16.67%) Coaching
7 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISEB
2 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) APMP
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) ISO 9001
1 7 (23.33%) ISO 14001
1 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Minitab