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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 222 212 203
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 39 32 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.47% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.59% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 24
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.94% -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
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +10 24 £43,000 +7.50% 3
Cheshire -9 10 £42,279 +5.69%
Merseyside +8 4 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (44.83%) Lean Six Sigma
2 32 (36.78%) Finance
3 28 (32.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (17.24%) Banking
7 14 (16.09%) Business Analysis
7 14 (16.09%) Process Management
7 14 (16.09%) Project Management
8 13 (14.94%) Retail
8 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (13.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 12 (13.79%) Change Management
10 10 (11.49%) Retail Banking
10 10 (11.49%) Process Improvement
11 9 (10.34%) Degree
12 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
13 6 (6.90%) ISEB
13 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
13 6 (6.90%) Local Government
13 6 (6.90%) Analytics
14 5 (5.75%) Waterfall
14 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
14 5 (5.75%) Use Case
14 5 (5.75%) Quality Management
14 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
14 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
15 4 (4.60%) UML
15 4 (4.60%) HTML
15 4 (4.60%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Banking
3 13 (14.94%) Retail
4 10 (11.49%) Retail Banking
5 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.90%) Local Government
6 4 (4.60%) Legal
7 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.30%) Law
8 2 (2.30%) Games
9 1 (1.15%) Marketing
9 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Analyst
2 31 (35.63%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.20%) Consultant
3 8 (9.20%) Change Analyst
3 8 (9.20%) Business Change Analyst
4 6 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Process Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Data Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Quality Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Operations Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Data Quality Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Process Manager
8 2 (2.30%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (2.30%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (2.30%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) HTML
1 4 (4.60%) CSS
1 4 (4.60%) XML
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) Statistics
4 2 (2.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.83%) Lean Six Sigma
2 28 (32.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.09%) Business Analysis
5 14 (16.09%) Project Management
5 14 (16.09%) Process Management
6 12 (13.79%) Change Management
7 10 (11.49%) Process Improvement
8 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.90%) Analytics
10 5 (5.75%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.75%) Use Case
10 5 (5.75%) Quality Management
10 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.60%) Data Management
11 4 (4.60%) Logistics
11 4 (4.60%) ITIL
11 4 (4.60%) UML
11 4 (4.60%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 3 (3.45%) VBA
3 2 (2.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 9 (10.34%) Degree
3 6 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (2.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PMP
5 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ACCA
5 1 (1.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
1 4 (4.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (2.30%) SAP
2 1 (1.15%) IBM
2 1 (1.15%) CA
2 1 (1.15%) VMware
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester
Blue Fox
Salary: Attractive salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
North West England
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago