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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
Rank - 877 863
Permanent jobs citing DFSS 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.001% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £31,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.21%
UK excluding London average salary - £31,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%

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
88131 87877 85586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.83% 82.35% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71785 69854 71243
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (75.00%) webMethods
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Taxonomies
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Process Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) DMAIC
3 1 (25.00%) Minitab
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) MBA
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Czech Language
3 1 (25.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

DFSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Czech Language
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Credit Risk
1 3 (75.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Process Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) DMAIC
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MBA
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) webMethods
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Minitab
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft