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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 138 154 150
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 29 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.60% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.72% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 1
Average salary £48,000 £58,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.59% +5.90%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +17.64%
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
2926 3074 2492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.83% 83.31% 82.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1831 1970 1622
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +6 23 £48,000 -16.52% 4
Glasgow +3 6 £40,000 -34.69% 1
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 16 (37.21%) Lean Six Sigma
3 13 (30.23%) Banking
4 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
4 12 (27.91%) Asset Management
5 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.26%) QA
6 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (23.26%) MS Visio
7 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
8 8 (18.60%) MS Office
8 8 (18.60%) Degree
9 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
10 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
10 6 (13.95%) Project Management
10 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
10 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
10 6 (13.95%) Change Management
10 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.95%) IIBA
10 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.63%) Allen-Bradley
11 5 (11.63%) Test Management
11 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
11 5 (11.63%) T-Plan
11 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
11 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (11.63%) Requirements Engineering
11 5 (11.63%) Electronics

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (11.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Visio
2 8 (18.60%) MS Office
3 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (11.63%) AutoCAD
4 5 (11.63%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) FTP
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Marketing
4 5 (11.63%) French Language
4 5 (11.63%) German Language
4 5 (11.63%) Polish Language
4 5 (11.63%) Spanish Language
4 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 5 (11.63%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Analyst
2 19 (44.19%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) QA Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.33%) IT Director
5 1 (2.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Business Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) AIX
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (27.91%) Asset Management
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Change Management
6 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) CMMI
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) Test Management
7 5 (11.63%) Requirements Engineering
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) IIBA
3 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (2.33%) CISSP
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
2 5 (11.63%) ISO 9001
2 5 (11.63%) ISO 9002
2 5 (11.63%) TickIT
2 5 (11.63%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.63%) Siemens
1 5 (11.63%) T-Plan
1 5 (11.63%) Allen-Bradley
2 2 (4.65%) Minitab
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