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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 230 229 207
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 23 19 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.28% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.34% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 34
Average salary £40,500 £38,500 £39,370
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.19% -2.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,250 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
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
6191 5545 6104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.64% 80.61% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 4641 5367
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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 -3 17 £47,000 -10.47% 3
Merseyside +15 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Cheshire -10 1 £41,000 -3.52% 3
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 32 (43.84%) Lean Six Sigma
2 25 (34.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 24 (32.88%) Finance
4 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (20.55%) Process Improvement
7 13 (17.81%) Process Management
7 13 (17.81%) Project Management
8 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
9 11 (15.07%) Change Management
10 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
10 10 (13.70%) Degree
11 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.96%) ISEB
13 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
14 6 (8.22%) Banking
14 6 (8.22%) Legal
14 6 (8.22%) Local Government
15 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (6.85%) People Management
15 5 (6.85%) Line Management
15 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
15 5 (6.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 5 (6.85%) Business Process Improvement
15 5 (6.85%) Retail
15 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
15 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
15 5 (6.85%) Quality Management
15 5 (6.85%) ISO 14001
16 4 (5.48%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
2 1 (1.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.22%) Legal
3 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Local Government
4 5 (6.85%) Retail
5 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.37%) Law
7 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Analyst
2 24 (32.88%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) Change Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Business Change Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Process Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Process Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Quality Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Process Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Data Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Process Improvement Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Data Quality Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Business Process Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Operations Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Technology Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Business Analysis Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
1 4 (5.48%) CSS
1 4 (5.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.48%) FMCG
4 3 (4.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Lean Six Sigma
2 25 (34.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (20.55%) Process Improvement
6 13 (17.81%) Process Management
6 13 (17.81%) Project Management
7 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
8 11 (15.07%) Change Management
9 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
10 5 (6.85%) Quality Management
10 5 (6.85%) Business Process Improvement
10 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.85%) Line Management
10 5 (6.85%) People Management
11 4 (5.48%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (5.48%) Data Reconciliation
11 4 (5.48%) Data Management
11 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) ISEB
3 5 (6.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (4.11%) PMP
4 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) ISO 14001
1 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
4 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.37%) SAP
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.37%) Minitab
Cheshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
IDH Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Runcorn
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Runcorn
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 19 days ago