The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Six Sigma over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 179 229 230
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +1
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 52 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 23 12
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £77,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
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
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Six Sigma Salary Trend in the North West

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in the North West

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 Six Sigma within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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 +28 27 £35,000 -16.66% 7
Cheshire +25 9 £45,000 -41.93% 1
Lancashire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Merseyside -1 6 £45,000 -3.22%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 38 (55.88%) Lean Six Sigma
2 36 (52.94%) Finance
3 31 (45.59%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (42.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (30.88%) Project Management
7 17 (25.00%) ISEB
7 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 17 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (25.00%) Degree
8 16 (23.53%) Process Improvement
9 13 (19.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (17.65%) SDLC
10 12 (17.65%) Coaching
11 11 (16.18%) Service Management
11 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
12 10 (14.71%) MS Visio
13 9 (13.24%) Workflow
14 8 (11.76%) ITIL
15 7 (10.29%) Windows
15 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
15 7 (10.29%) Banking
15 7 (10.29%) Law
15 7 (10.29%) Legal
15 7 (10.29%) ITIL V3
15 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
15 7 (10.29%) German Language
15 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
16 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 6 (8.82%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (14.71%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) ATM
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) MPLS
2 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.47%) MySQL
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.47%) QlikView
1 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
2 7 (10.29%) German Language
2 7 (10.29%) Law
2 7 (10.29%) Legal
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 4 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (70.59%) Analyst
2 28 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Process Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Business Process Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) IT Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Process Mapping Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Transition Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Business Change Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement Manager
7 3 (4.41%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Service Transition Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Change Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) Ajax
1 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.47%) HTML
1 1 (1.47%) jQuery
1 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (45.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) CMDB
2 1 (1.47%) Robotics
2 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
1 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Lean Six Sigma
2 29 (42.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (30.88%) Project Management
5 17 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 16 (23.53%) Process Improvement
7 13 (19.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (17.65%) Coaching
8 12 (17.65%) SDLC
9 11 (16.18%) Service Management
10 9 (13.24%) Workflow
11 8 (11.76%) ITIL
12 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
12 7 (10.29%) ITIL V3
13 6 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
13 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (7.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C#
1 1 (1.47%) PHP
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
1 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
1 17 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) COBIT
1 1 (1.47%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.47%) Citrix
3 1 (1.47%) Minitab
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000 - £170, 000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car/Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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AWD online
Salary: circa £30,000 + Benefits
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