The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 181 212 193
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 64 36 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.50% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.64% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 17
Average salary £42,279 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.04% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,628 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.02% -5.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5799 5646 5735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.17% 77.89% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4609 4785 5038
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Six Sigma
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -1 27 £43,000 -18.48% 4
Cheshire +7 24 £42,279 -9.07% 2
Merseyside +4 10 £38,000 +6.29%
Lancashire -4 1 £32,500 -55.17%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (47.19%) Lean Six Sigma
2 33 (37.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 31 (34.83%) Finance
4 19 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (15.73%) Process Management
5 14 (15.73%) Banking
6 13 (14.61%) Retail
6 13 (14.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 13 (14.61%) Project Management
7 12 (13.48%) Business Analysis
8 10 (11.24%) Retail Banking
9 9 (10.11%) ITIL
9 9 (10.11%) Change Management
9 9 (10.11%) Process Improvement
10 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.99%) Degree
11 7 (7.87%) Data Management
12 6 (6.74%) Local Government
12 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
12 6 (6.74%) ISEB
12 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
12 6 (6.74%) Workflow
12 6 (6.74%) Analytics
13 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
13 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
13 5 (5.62%) Quality Management
13 5 (5.62%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (34.83%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Banking
3 13 (14.61%) Retail
4 10 (11.24%) Retail Banking
5 6 (6.74%) Local Government
5 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.37%) Marketing
8 2 (2.25%) Law
8 2 (2.25%) Legal
8 2 (2.25%) Games
9 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Analyst
2 32 (35.96%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Business Change Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Change Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Consultant
4 6 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.62%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (5.62%) Process Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Problem Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Operations Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) Web Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Web Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Web Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Data Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.25%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) CSS
1 3 (3.37%) XML
1 3 (3.37%) HTML
2 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Statistics
2 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) Lean Six Sigma
2 33 (37.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (15.73%) Process Management
5 13 (14.61%) Project Management
6 12 (13.48%) Business Analysis
7 9 (10.11%) ITIL
7 9 (10.11%) Change Management
7 9 (10.11%) Process Improvement
8 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.87%) Data Management
10 6 (6.74%) Workflow
10 6 (6.74%) Analytics
11 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.62%) Quality Management
11 5 (5.62%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) SQL
1 3 (3.37%) VBA
2 2 (2.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (8.99%) Degree
3 6 (6.74%) ISEB
4 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.12%) ACCA
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PMP
6 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) MBA
6 1 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (3.37%) SAP
2 1 (1.12%) IBM
2 1 (1.12%) CA
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle
2 1 (1.12%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago