The table below looks at the statistics for DFSS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DFSS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
Rank 947 - 951
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DFSS 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% - 0.001%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.001% - 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £57,500 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 - £31,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87926 90823 89252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.21% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72969 74606 71146
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

DFSS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DFSS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DFSS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DFSS within the UK.

DFSS Salary Trend in the UK

DFSS
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DFSS within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Basildon - 1 £57,500 -
East of England - 1 £57,500 -
England - 1 £57,500 -
Essex - 1 £57,500 -

DFSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 7 (87.50%) Six Sigma
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) DMAIC
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) FMCG
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (25.00%) Process Management
5 2 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Minitab
6 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt

DFSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Commercial Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Commercial Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
1 7 (87.50%) Six Sigma
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) DMAIC
2 4 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Minitab