The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 127 135 136
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 21 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.80% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.98% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 9
Average salary £60,750 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £62,500 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
Six Sigma
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2611 2656 2321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.80% 81.32% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1706 1584
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Scotland region.

Six Sigma Salary Trend in Scotland

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in Scotland

Six Sigma
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Edinburgh +11 13 £66,000 -2.22% 1
Glasgow +7 4 £46,000 - 1
Dundee - 3 £40,000 -
Stirling - 1 £40,000 -
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (61.54%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Banking
3 15 (38.46%) Degree
4 14 (35.90%) Project Management
5 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (25.64%) Lean Six Sigma
6 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
7 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (23.08%) PMP
7 9 (23.08%) PMI Certification
8 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
9 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
9 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
10 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 6 (15.38%) Test Management
10 6 (15.38%) Time Management
11 5 (12.82%) Quality Management
11 5 (12.82%) ITIL
12 4 (10.26%) Information Security
12 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
12 4 (10.26%) JIRA
13 3 (7.69%) Planview
13 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
13 3 (7.69%) COBIT
13 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
13 3 (7.69%) Finacle
13 3 (7.69%) Temenos T24
13 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 3 (7.69%) Scrum

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Project
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (7.69%) Temenos T24
1 3 (7.69%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Intranet
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 24 (61.54%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Support Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Business Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Software Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Test Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
3 10 (25.64%) Lean Six Sigma
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.38%) Test Management
6 6 (15.38%) Time Management
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL
7 5 (12.82%) Quality Management
8 4 (10.26%) Information Security
8 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
9 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Change Management
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) BPR
9 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) Perl
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VB
2 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) PMP
2 9 (23.08%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
4 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (2.56%) CRISC
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) COBIT
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Planview
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
2 2 (5.13%) Telelogic
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