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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
England / North West
Rank 216 184 224
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +40
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 28 55 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.97% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.10% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 53 22
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £48,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%

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
5360 5005 6095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.33% 88.18% 87.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4449 4180 5061
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -33 19 £45,000 +33.33% 4
Cheshire +13 5 £48,500 +7.77%
Merseyside -6 2 - -
Lancashire -9 2 £56,250 +32.35%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 35 (70.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 27 (54.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.00%) Finance
4 16 (32.00%) Internet
5 14 (28.00%) Business Analysis
5 14 (28.00%) ISEB
5 14 (28.00%) Process Improvement
5 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
6 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (24.00%) ISO 14001
7 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
7 12 (24.00%) ISO 9001
7 12 (24.00%) TOGAF
7 12 (24.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
8 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 10 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 8 (16.00%) Mathematics
9 8 (16.00%) Change Management
10 7 (14.00%) Project Management
10 7 (14.00%) Coaching
11 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
12 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.00%) Supplier 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 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) QlikView
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Billing
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Games
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Business Analyst
3 15 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (28.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Network Operations Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Planning Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Process Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Commercial Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Business Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Business Improvement Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Data Network Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Head of Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 27 (54.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.00%) Business Analysis
4 14 (28.00%) Process Improvement
4 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
6 12 (24.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (24.00%) TOGAF
7 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (16.00%) Change Management
8 8 (16.00%) Mathematics
9 7 (14.00%) Coaching
9 7 (14.00%) Project Management
10 5 (10.00%) Supplier Management
11 4 (8.00%) Release Management
11 4 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) ISEB
2 10 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 5 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) ISO 14001
1 12 (24.00%) ISO 9001
1 12 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
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