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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 154 149 146
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 18 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 9
Average salary £61,250 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £55,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £59,500 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
2961 2507 2493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.18% 81.58% 77.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1628 1650
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 0 14 £63,000 +9.56% 2
Glasgow - 2 £63,750 -
West Lothian - 2 £31,500 - 1
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 34 (54.84%) Finance
2 29 (46.77%) Lean Six Sigma
3 20 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (22.58%) Degree
4 14 (22.58%) Oracle
4 14 (22.58%) SQL
5 13 (20.97%) UNIX
5 13 (20.97%) Internet
5 13 (20.97%) Project Management
5 13 (20.97%) Coaching
6 12 (19.35%) Perl
7 11 (17.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.13%) QA
8 10 (16.13%) Business Analysis
8 10 (16.13%) Performance Management
8 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
8 10 (16.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
8 10 (16.13%) Windows
8 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.13%) ISEB
8 10 (16.13%) Service Management
9 9 (14.52%) Banking
10 8 (12.90%) IIBA
11 7 (11.29%) PRINCE
12 6 (9.68%) PMP
12 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
12 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
12 6 (9.68%) Mentoring

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 11 (17.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) JIRA
General
1 34 (54.84%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Test Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Business Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Business Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Strategic Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Head of Business Improvement
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Programme Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Data Manager
7 2 (3.23%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) UNIX
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Lean Six Sigma
2 13 (20.97%) Coaching
2 13 (20.97%) Project Management
3 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.13%) Business Analysis
4 10 (16.13%) Service Management
4 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 10 (16.13%) Performance Management
5 7 (11.29%) PRINCE
6 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.06%) Test Management
7 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.06%) Change Management
8 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.45%) BPR
8 4 (6.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Perl
3 2 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 10 (16.13%) ISEB
2 10 (16.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 8 (12.90%) IIBA
4 6 (9.68%) PMP
4 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
5 4 (6.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (1.61%) HND
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) COBIT
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) IBM
3 3 (4.84%) Telelogic
4 2 (3.23%) Informatica
4 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: benefits dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago