The table below looks at the statistics for DFSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DFSS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
Rank 439 425 443
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs citing DFSS 14 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.012% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+81.25% -
DFSS
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17455 16500 17517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.50% 76.18% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13490 13395 14836
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

DFSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DFSS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DFSS
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DFSS across the South East region.

DFSS Salary Trend in the South East

DFSS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DFSS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

DFSS Salary Histogram in the South East

DFSS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DFSS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Oxfordshire - 14 £72,500 -
DFSS
England

DFSS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing DFSS 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 DFSS.

1 14 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 14 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 13 (92.86%) Taxonomies
2 13 (92.86%) Banking
2 13 (92.86%) SOA
2 13 (92.86%) IBM
2 13 (92.86%) webMethods
2 13 (92.86%) Process Management
2 13 (92.86%) Change Management
2 13 (92.86%) Legal
2 13 (92.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (92.86%) Credit Risk
2 13 (92.86%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (7.14%) DMAIC
3 1 (7.14%) Minitab
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt

DFSS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing DFSS 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 DFSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 13 (92.86%) Legal
1 13 (92.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Architect
1 13 (92.86%) Business Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Taxonomies
1 13 (92.86%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 14 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 13 (92.86%) SOA
2 13 (92.86%) Process Management
2 13 (92.86%) Change Management
2 13 (92.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) DMAIC
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) IBM
1 13 (92.86%) webMethods
2 1 (7.14%) Minitab
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft