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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 212 210 242
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 22 39 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.57% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.69% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 23
Average salary £49,750 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.45% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £31,250 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £59,889
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +27.77%
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
5157 5629 5944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.44% 82.60% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4526 5031
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +18 13 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Lancashire -10 8 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 31 (59.62%) Lean Six Sigma
2 28 (53.85%) Finance
3 22 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (30.77%) ITIL
5 16 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 16 (30.77%) Coaching
6 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (26.92%) Degree
8 13 (25.00%) Project Management
8 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 12 (23.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 12 (23.08%) Business Analysis
10 11 (21.15%) Process Improvement
11 9 (17.31%) Manufacturing
11 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
11 9 (17.31%) Logistics
11 9 (17.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 9 (17.31%) User Experience
12 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
12 8 (15.38%) ISEB
12 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (13.46%) Internet
13 7 (13.46%) Service Management
13 7 (13.46%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 7 (13.46%) People Management
14 6 (11.54%) Change Management
15 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
1 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) Wireless
3 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Manufacturing
3 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Process Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Process Improvement Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Designer
7 2 (3.85%) Customer Insight Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.85%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Report Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Tester
8 1 (1.92%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Change Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Lean Six Sigma
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (30.77%) ITIL
3 16 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 16 (30.77%) Coaching
4 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (25.00%) Project Management
5 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 12 (23.08%) Business Analysis
7 11 (21.15%) Process Improvement
8 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
8 9 (17.31%) Logistics
9 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (13.46%) Service Management
10 7 (13.46%) People Management
11 6 (11.54%) Change Management
12 5 (9.62%) PRINCE
12 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
12 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 12 (23.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 9 (17.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 8 (15.38%) ISEB
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (13.46%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (5.77%) PMP
7 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.92%) MBA
8 1 (1.92%) ACCA
8 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.69%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) JDA
2 3 (5.77%) Minitab
2 3 (5.77%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.85%) Capita
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Huawei
Preston, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago