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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 148 132 137
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 15 43 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 1.17% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.38% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 17
Average salary £42,000 £53,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.86% +37.82%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
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
2742 3107 2637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.77% 84.43% 80.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 2099 1721
Average salary £43,913 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.32% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 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
Glasgow +4 9 £42,956 -22.94% 3
Edinburgh -17 4 £41,500 -7.77% 2
Fife - 2 - -
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 18 (47.37%) Finance
1 18 (47.37%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (28.95%) Degree
3 9 (23.68%) Project Management
3 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (23.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (21.05%) MS Office
4 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
5 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
5 7 (18.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.79%) Coaching
6 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.79%) Change Management
7 5 (13.16%) Electronics
7 5 (13.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
7 5 (13.16%) French Language
7 5 (13.16%) German Language
7 5 (13.16%) Polish Language
7 5 (13.16%) Spanish Language
7 5 (13.16%) QA
7 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.16%) Logistics
7 5 (13.16%) TickIT
7 5 (13.16%) CMMI
7 5 (13.16%) ISO 14001
7 5 (13.16%) Siemens

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Office
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
3 5 (13.16%) AutoCAD
3 5 (13.16%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) FTP
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.16%) French Language
2 5 (13.16%) German Language
2 5 (13.16%) Polish Language
2 5 (13.16%) Spanish Language
2 5 (13.16%) Electronics
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Software Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) QA Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Support Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) IT Director
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) CSS
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) AIX
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (23.68%) Project Management
2 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.79%) Coaching
4 6 (15.79%) Change Management
4 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.16%) Logistics
5 5 (13.16%) Test Management
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.16%) Process Improvement
5 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
5 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) CMMI
5 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 7 (18.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 5 (13.16%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 3 (7.89%) CISSP
6 2 (5.26%) CISA
6 2 (5.26%) CRISC
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
1 5 (13.16%) ISO 9002
1 5 (13.16%) TickIT
1 5 (13.16%) ISO 14001
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.16%) Siemens
1 5 (13.16%) T-Plan
1 5 (13.16%) Allen-Bradley
2 2 (5.26%) Pega
2 2 (5.26%) Minitab
3 1 (2.63%) Planview
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