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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 179 215 192
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -23
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 64 35 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.48% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.61% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 18
Average salary £42,279 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.99% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £44,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.90% -0.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5698 5700 5697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.90% 77.91% 76.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4534 4846 5017
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 £57,000
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 23 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 23 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 +12 27 £43,000 -22.52% 3
Cheshire +10 23 £42,279 -9.07% 1
Merseyside +7 10 £38,000 +6.29%
Lancashire +1 1 £32,500 -55.17%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 41 (46.07%) 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
5 14 (15.73%) Retail
6 13 (14.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 12 (13.48%) Business Analysis
7 12 (13.48%) Project Management
8 10 (11.24%) Retail Banking
9 9 (10.11%) Change Management
9 9 (10.11%) Process Improvement
10 8 (8.99%) ITIL
10 8 (8.99%) Degree
11 7 (7.87%) Data Management
11 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
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%) Manufacturing
12 6 (6.74%) Local Government
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%) Problem Management
13 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
13 5 (5.62%) Quality Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 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%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (34.83%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Banking
2 14 (15.73%) Retail
3 10 (11.24%) Retail Banking
4 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.74%) Local Government
4 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Games
6 2 (2.25%) Law
6 2 (2.25%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Analyst
2 31 (34.83%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Change Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Business Change Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Consultant
5 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.62%) Process Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Operations Consultant
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Problem Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Data Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Web Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Web Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Web Analyst
8 2 (2.25%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) HTML
1 3 (3.37%) CSS
1 3 (3.37%) XML
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Statistics
2 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Lean Six Sigma
2 33 (37.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (15.73%) Process Management
5 12 (13.48%) Project Management
5 12 (13.48%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.11%) Change Management
6 9 (10.11%) Process Improvement
7 8 (8.99%) ITIL
8 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.87%) Data Management
9 6 (6.74%) Workflow
9 6 (6.74%) Analytics
10 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.62%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.62%) Quality Management
11 4 (4.49%) BPR
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%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PMP
6 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) ACCA
6 1 (1.12%) MBA
6 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.37%) QA
1 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
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%) VMware
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago