The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 216 216 232
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 18 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.55% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 11
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -17.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,800 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
Six Sigma
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4533 5075 5610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.81% 88.80% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3750 4257 4607
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Six Sigma Salary Trend in the South West

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in the South West

Six Sigma
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +24 5 £33,750 -
Gloucestershire -10 5 £60,000 +14.28%
Dorset +22 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Wiltshire +12 3 £46,250 +8.82%
Somerset +4 2 £31,250 -10.71%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 20 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
4 10 (33.33%) Project Management
5 9 (30.00%) ITIL
5 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) APMP
6 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (16.67%) Broadband
8 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) Coaching
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.33%) Time Management
9 4 (13.33%) VHDL
9 4 (13.33%) CPLD
9 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
9 4 (13.33%) EMC
9 4 (13.33%) ISEB
9 4 (13.33%) MS Office

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (16.67%) Broadband
3 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (6.67%) BGP
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) OSPF
5 2 (6.67%) RIP
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Electronics
3 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.00%) Back Office
5 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.33%) Advertising
6 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Account Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Network Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Account Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) CPLD
2 4 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (13.33%) VHDL
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) PMI
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
4 10 (33.33%) Project Management
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
8 5 (16.67%) Coaching
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Time Management
9 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
10 3 (10.00%) Process Management
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.00%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) User Stories
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) APMP
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (13.33%) ISEB
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (3.33%) CAPM
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Pega
4 1 (3.33%) Xerox