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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 221 219 224
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 30 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.24% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.29% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 30
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £28,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £87,500 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
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
5695 5480 6169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.05% 82.72% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4747 4528 5167
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +14 17 £50,000 -42.85% 3
Cheshire -2 12 £77,500 +82.35%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 37 (69.81%) Lean Six Sigma
2 32 (60.38%) Finance
3 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (37.74%) TOGAF
5 17 (32.08%) Business Analysis
6 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (26.42%) Process Improvement
9 13 (24.53%) Waterfall
9 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
9 13 (24.53%) Coaching
9 13 (24.53%) Telecoms
9 13 (24.53%) Project Management
10 12 (22.64%) ISEB
10 12 (22.64%) Internet
10 12 (22.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (20.75%) ISO 14001
12 10 (18.87%) ITIL
12 10 (18.87%) ISO 9001
12 10 (18.87%) Line Management
13 9 (16.98%) Degree
14 8 (15.09%) User Experience
14 8 (15.09%) People Management
14 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
14 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (15.09%) Financial Institution
14 8 (15.09%) Strategic Planning

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.89%) Selenium
1 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
General
1 32 (60.38%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Telecoms
3 8 (15.09%) Financial Institution
4 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.66%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Advertising
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Business Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Process Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Business Process Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Process Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Technology Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Principal Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.89%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.55%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Lean Six Sigma
2 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.74%) TOGAF
4 17 (32.08%) Business Analysis
5 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (26.42%) Process Improvement
8 13 (24.53%) Waterfall
8 13 (24.53%) Project Management
8 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
8 13 (24.53%) Coaching
9 12 (22.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (18.87%) ITIL
10 10 (18.87%) Line Management
11 8 (15.09%) People Management
11 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
11 8 (15.09%) Strategic Planning
12 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
13 6 (11.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) ISEB
1 12 (22.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 9 (16.98%) Degree
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (13.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 6 (11.32%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 5 (9.43%) PMP
6 5 (9.43%) PMI Certification
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) VCP4
9 1 (1.89%) APMP
9 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) ISO 14001
1 11 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (18.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.77%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Minitab
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £46,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago