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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 222 183 208
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +25
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 29 64 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.90% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.08% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 32
Average salary £47,500 £42,279 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.34% -10.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,650 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +24.29%
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
5658 5929 5849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.17% 83.31% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4589 4721 4977
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -9 15 £48,500 +12.79% 4
Lancashire +2 12 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Cheshire -20 2 £40,000 -5.39% 2
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (47.27%) Lean Six Sigma
2 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 23 (41.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (38.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (34.55%) Degree
5 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (25.45%) Business Analysis
7 13 (23.64%) Project Management
7 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
8 12 (21.82%) Logistics
8 12 (21.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 11 (20.00%) ITIL
9 11 (20.00%) ISEB
10 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
10 10 (18.18%) Service Management
10 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
10 10 (18.18%) Coaching
11 9 (16.36%) People Management
11 9 (16.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 9 (16.36%) JDA
12 8 (14.55%) Change Management
12 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
13 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (12.73%) Line Management
13 7 (12.73%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
15 5 (9.09%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (1.82%) Lync
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Process Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Business Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Software Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Designer
4 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Development Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Quality Manager
5 2 (3.64%) QA Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Customer Insight Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) FMCG
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Statistics
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Lean Six Sigma
2 23 (41.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (38.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (25.45%) Business Analysis
5 13 (23.64%) Project Management
6 12 (21.82%) Logistics
7 11 (20.00%) ITIL
8 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 10 (18.18%) Service Management
8 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
8 10 (18.18%) Coaching
9 9 (16.36%) People Management
10 8 (14.55%) Change Management
11 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (12.73%) Line Management
12 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
13 5 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 12 (21.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 11 (20.00%) ISEB
4 9 (16.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (12.73%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (7.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (5.45%) PMP
9 3 (5.45%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.82%) ACCA
10 1 (1.82%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.64%) ISO 14001
3 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.82%) COBIT
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) JDA
2 3 (5.45%) SAP
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) Minitab
3 2 (3.64%) Capita
4 1 (1.82%) Huawei
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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