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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 221 232 193
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 19 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.46% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.52% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 45
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £42,279
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +12.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -13.63%
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
5114 5807 6130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.17% 88.94% 85.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4260 4706 4846
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -8 15 £45,000 -13.46% 4
Cheshire +38 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Lancashire +2 1 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (43.48%) Finance
1 20 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
2 19 (41.30%) Lean Six Sigma
3 13 (28.26%) ITIL
3 13 (28.26%) Project Management
4 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (21.74%) Service Management
6 9 (19.57%) Degree
7 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
7 8 (17.39%) ITIL V3
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
8 7 (15.22%) Change Management
8 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
9 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
9 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
9 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.87%) Workflow
10 5 (10.87%) VMware
10 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
10 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.87%) Process Management
10 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
11 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Banking
11 4 (8.70%) Lean Manufacturing
11 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
11 4 (8.70%) Management Information System

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 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) AutoCAD
3 3 (6.52%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (4.35%) MS Office
4 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Broadband
1 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.17%) ISDN
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) PSTN
1 1 (2.17%) VoIP
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Law
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Back Office
5 2 (4.35%) Legal
6 1 (2.17%) Front Office
6 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Incident Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Major Incident Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Service Improvement Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (6.52%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Report Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Process Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) QA Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Quality Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Data Extraction
3 3 (6.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
1 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
2 19 (41.30%) Lean Six Sigma
3 13 (28.26%) ITIL
3 13 (28.26%) Project Management
4 10 (21.74%) Service Management
5 8 (17.39%) ITIL V3
5 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
6 7 (15.22%) Change Management
6 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
6 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
8 5 (10.87%) Process Management
8 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.87%) Workflow
9 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.70%) Lean Manufacturing
10 3 (6.52%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (8.70%) HNC
3 4 (8.70%) HND
4 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Xerox
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
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