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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 201 204 201
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 55 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.66% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 23
Average salary £42,279 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.99% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £71,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
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
6084 5443 5726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.66% 77.49% 77.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4828 4601 4991
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 £27,000 £26,419
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +9 26 £43,000 -4.44% 6
Cheshire -7 19 £42,279 -0.52% 1
Merseyside +13 9 £38,000 +16.92%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (44.32%) Lean Six Sigma
2 33 (37.50%) Finance
3 28 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (17.05%) Banking
6 14 (15.91%) Process Management
6 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
7 13 (14.77%) Retail
7 13 (14.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 10 (11.36%) Change Management
8 10 (11.36%) Retail Banking
9 9 (10.23%) Project Management
9 9 (10.23%) Process Improvement
10 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.09%) ISEB
11 7 (7.95%) Degree
12 6 (6.82%) Local Government
12 6 (6.82%) Analytics
13 5 (5.68%) UML
13 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
13 5 (5.68%) Quality Management
13 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
13 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
13 5 (5.68%) Use Case
13 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
14 4 (4.55%) HTML
14 4 (4.55%) SQL
14 4 (4.55%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (37.50%) Finance
2 15 (17.05%) Banking
3 13 (14.77%) Retail
4 10 (11.36%) Retail Banking
5 6 (6.82%) Local Government
6 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
7 4 (4.55%) Legal
8 3 (3.41%) Marketing
9 2 (2.27%) Games
9 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.27%) Law
10 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Analyst
2 34 (38.64%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Change Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Process Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Operations Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Quality Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Web Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Web Business Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Data Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) HTML
1 4 (4.55%) CSS
1 4 (4.55%) XML
2 2 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Statistics
2 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) Lean Six Sigma
2 28 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
4 14 (15.91%) Process Management
5 10 (11.36%) Change Management
6 9 (10.23%) Project Management
6 9 (10.23%) Process Improvement
7 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.82%) Analytics
9 5 (5.68%) Quality Management
9 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.68%) Use Case
9 5 (5.68%) UML
9 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.55%) Data Management
10 4 (4.55%) ITIL
10 4 (4.55%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) VBA
3 2 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (9.09%) ISEB
3 7 (7.95%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.14%) PMP
5 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ACCA
5 1 (1.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
1 4 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (3.41%) SAP
2 1 (1.14%) IBM
2 1 (1.14%) CA
2 1 (1.14%) VMware
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago