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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 229 219 202
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 27 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.61% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 15
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £63,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +7.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Cheshire +2 7 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Lancashire +7 4 £31,250 -44.44% 2
Merseyside -11 3 £28,500 -48.18%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (62.79%) Lean Six Sigma
2 16 (37.21%) Finance
3 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
4 11 (25.58%) Project Management
5 9 (20.93%) ITIL
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
6 7 (16.28%) Workflow
6 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
7 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) Data Management
7 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
8 5 (11.63%) Change Management
8 5 (11.63%) Marketing
8 5 (11.63%) Degree
9 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) C
10 3 (6.98%) ISO 9001
10 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
10 3 (6.98%) UML
10 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.98%) Back Office
10 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
10 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
10 3 (6.98%) Resource Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) RequisitePro
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.63%) Marketing
4 3 (6.98%) Back Office
4 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Problem Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Process Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Business Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Web Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Web Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Web Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Change Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.33%) XML
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Statistics
2 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
3 11 (25.58%) Project Management
4 9 (20.93%) ITIL
5 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) Workflow
5 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 6 (13.95%) Data Management
7 5 (11.63%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
8 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.98%) UML
9 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
10 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C
2 2 (4.65%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (4.65%) ISEB
6 1 (2.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) IBM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle
Skelmersdale
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, life insur, mob
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancashire
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago