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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 226 222 232
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 24 22 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.32% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.40% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 35
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £38,240
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% +11.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,300 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
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
6113 5485 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.98% 80.76% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 4570 5624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 December 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 -6 17 £42,000 -23.63% 1
Cheshire -8 4 £77,500 +82.35% 2
Merseyside +13 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (47.62%) Lean Six Sigma
2 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.68%) Finance
4 19 (30.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (23.81%) Process Improvement
5 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.05%) Project Management
6 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
7 11 (17.46%) TOGAF
7 11 (17.46%) Business Analysis
8 10 (15.87%) Change Management
8 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
9 9 (14.29%) ISEB
9 9 (14.29%) Degree
10 8 (12.70%) ISO 14001
10 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (11.11%) ISO 9001
11 7 (11.11%) Internet
11 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (11.11%) Process Management
11 7 (11.11%) ITIL
12 6 (9.52%) Line Management
12 6 (9.52%) People Management
12 6 (9.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
13 5 (7.94%) Legal
13 5 (7.94%) Banking
13 5 (7.94%) Local Government

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Wireless
2 1 (1.59%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
General
1 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.94%) Legal
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Local Government
4 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Analyst
2 19 (30.16%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Process Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Process Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Quality Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Business Process Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Process Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Process Improvement Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Data Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Data Quality Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Technology Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) HTML
1 4 (6.35%) CSS
1 4 (6.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) FMCG
3 4 (6.35%) User Experience
4 3 (4.76%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Lean Six Sigma
2 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (23.81%) Process Improvement
4 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.05%) Project Management
6 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
6 11 (17.46%) TOGAF
6 11 (17.46%) Business Analysis
7 10 (15.87%) Change Management
8 7 (11.11%) Process Management
8 7 (11.11%) ITIL
8 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.52%) Line Management
9 6 (9.52%) People Management
10 5 (7.94%) Business Process Improvement
10 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (7.94%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (7.94%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) ISEB
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.76%) PMP
4 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) ISO 14001
1 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 4 (6.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.17%) SLA
5 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.59%) Minitab
Cheshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago