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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 213 223 215
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 21 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.41% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 24
Median salary £50,500 £52,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £56,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £52,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-10.57% -9.56%
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
4700 5383 5816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.95% 88.32% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3975 4287 4680
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 13 £51,000 -7.27% 5
Lancashire +6 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Cheshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 43 (56.58%) Lean Six Sigma
2 34 (44.74%) Finance
3 31 (40.79%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (25.00%) Project Management
8 18 (23.68%) ISEB
9 17 (22.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (22.37%) Waterfall
10 16 (21.05%) Degree
11 13 (17.11%) Process Improvement
12 12 (15.79%) SDLC
12 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 11 (14.47%) ITIL
13 11 (14.47%) Service Management
14 10 (13.16%) MS Visio
15 9 (11.84%) ITIL V3
16 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
16 8 (10.53%) Workflow
16 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
16 8 (10.53%) Banking
16 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
17 7 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
17 7 (9.21%) Retail
17 7 (9.21%) Coaching
18 6 (7.89%) Programme Management
18 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
19 5 (6.58%) VMware
19 5 (6.58%) Process Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (3.95%) AutoCAD
6 2 (2.63%) MS Office
7 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.32%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.32%) MySQL
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.32%) QlikView
1 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 34 (44.74%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Retail
4 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.26%) Marketing
6 3 (3.95%) Law
7 2 (2.63%) Back Office
7 2 (2.63%) German Language
7 2 (2.63%) Legal
8 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (60.53%) Analyst
2 31 (40.79%) Business Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Process Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) Business Process Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) IT Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Incident Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Major Incident Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Process Mapping Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Service Improvement Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.95%) IT Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Project Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Development Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) Ajax
1 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.32%) HTML
1 1 (1.32%) jQuery
1 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) FMCG
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) CMDB
4 1 (1.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
1 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) Lean Six Sigma
2 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (25.00%) Project Management
6 17 (22.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (22.37%) Waterfall
7 13 (17.11%) Process Improvement
8 12 (15.79%) SDLC
9 11 (14.47%) ITIL
9 11 (14.47%) Service Management
10 9 (11.84%) ITIL V3
11 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
11 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
11 8 (10.53%) Workflow
12 7 (9.21%) Coaching
13 6 (7.89%) Programme Management
14 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
14 5 (6.58%) Process Management
14 5 (6.58%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C#
1 1 (1.32%) PHP
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
1 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) ISEB
2 16 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) HNC
3 4 (5.26%) HND
4 2 (2.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) Xerox
4 1 (1.32%) Minitab
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
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