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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 213 230 217
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 28 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.31% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.38% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 38
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £57,500 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
5592 5848 5899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.49% 82.90% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4525 4762 4869
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +3 18 £50,000 - 6
Cheshire +5 7 £77,500 +84.52% 1
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 34 (65.38%) Lean Six Sigma
2 32 (61.54%) Finance
3 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (40.38%) TOGAF
5 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (32.69%) Business Analysis
7 16 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (28.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
9 14 (26.92%) Coaching
10 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 13 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 13 (25.00%) Internet
10 13 (25.00%) ISEB
11 12 (23.08%) Process Improvement
12 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (21.15%) ISO 14001
13 10 (19.23%) ISO 9001
13 10 (19.23%) ITIL
13 10 (19.23%) Degree
13 10 (19.23%) Line Management
13 10 (19.23%) People Management
14 9 (17.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 9 (17.31%) Project Management
15 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
15 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
15 8 (15.38%) Strategic Planning

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
1 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 32 (61.54%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.77%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Business Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Process Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Process Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Change Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Support Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Lean Six Sigma
2 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (40.38%) TOGAF
4 17 (32.69%) Business Analysis
5 16 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
6 14 (26.92%) Coaching
6 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 12 (23.08%) Process Improvement
9 10 (19.23%) Line Management
9 10 (19.23%) People Management
9 10 (19.23%) ITIL
10 9 (17.31%) Project Management
11 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
11 8 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
11 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
13 5 (9.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 13 (25.00%) ISEB
3 10 (19.23%) Degree
4 9 (17.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (13.46%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 5 (9.62%) PMP
7 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
8 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.92%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) ISO 14001
1 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (19.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Minitab
2 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Capita
3 1 (1.92%) Huawei
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