The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 696 679 684
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 199 242 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 165 179 178
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £74,100 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.90%

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
93348 99216 88705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.48% 82.71% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76240 80334 73064
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Salary Trend

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

Lean Six Sigma Salary Trend in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 within the UK.

Lean Six Sigma Salary Histogram in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
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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
England -18 182 £52,500 -4.54% 17
London +50 82 £67,500 +12.50% 5
South East +23 25 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire -9 25 £42,500 -26.08%
West Yorkshire +15 20 £42,500 +1.19%
City of London +30 18 £58,750 -12.96% 2
West Midlands -6 16 £47,500 -36.66% 3
Berkshire +16 15 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands -2 12 £46,250 +23.33%
Leeds +18 9 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire -17 9 £47,500 +26.66%
Northampton -6 8 £50,000 +11.11%
South West -9 8 £45,811 -16.70% 5
Halifax - 8 - -
Slough +1 7 £55,000 -18.51% 1
North West -19 7 £55,000 +44.73% 1
Manchester +5 6 £55,000 +65.41%
Swindon - 5 £45,245 - 3
Wiltshire - 5 £45,245 - 3
Canary Wharf - 5 £75,000 -
Staffordshire +16 4 £42,000 -35.38%
East of England -1 4 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Scotland -8 4 £41,500 -22.79% 2
North East - 4 £40,000 -
Durham - 4 £40,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 4 £40,000 -
Sheffield 0 3 £45,000 +7.52%
South Yorkshire -15 3 £45,000 -39.27%
Thames Valley - 3 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £52,500 -

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Lean 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 Lean Six Sigma.

1 387 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 210 (54.26%) Finance
3 128 (33.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 116 (29.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (29.72%) Business Analysis
6 109 (28.17%) Project Management
7 90 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (19.90%) Banking
9 76 (19.64%) Process Improvement
10 75 (19.38%) Change Management
11 71 (18.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 70 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
13 69 (17.83%) Degree
14 60 (15.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 56 (14.47%) PRINCE2
16 52 (13.44%) ITIL
17 49 (12.66%) Manufacturing
18 46 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (11.89%) Retail
19 44 (11.37%) Process Management
20 37 (9.56%) Mentoring
20 37 (9.56%) Coaching
21 33 (8.53%) SAP
22 31 (8.01%) Waterfall
23 30 (7.75%) SDLC
24 29 (7.49%) TOGAF
25 28 (7.24%) PRINCE
25 28 (7.24%) Business Transformation
26 26 (6.72%) Security Cleared
26 26 (6.72%) Enterprise Architecture

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Lean 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 Lean Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.52%) Drupal
2 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.62%) MS Office
3 11 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.58%) SAP SCM
2 7 (1.81%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.55%) SAP MM
3 6 (1.55%) SAP SD
3 6 (1.55%) SAP LE
3 6 (1.55%) SAP BPC
4 4 (1.03%) AWD
4 4 (1.03%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.78%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.52%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.55%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.07%) Intranet
2 7 (1.81%) Internet
3 2 (0.52%) 3G
3 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.52%) 4G
3 2 (0.52%) Broadband
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (2.07%) SAP BI
2 6 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Subversion
1 3 (0.78%) Maven
1 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 210 (54.26%) Finance
2 77 (19.90%) Banking
3 49 (12.66%) Manufacturing
4 46 (11.89%) Retail
5 14 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.10%) Marketing
7 11 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.58%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.55%) Back Office
9 6 (1.55%) Law
10 5 (1.29%) Legal
11 4 (1.03%) Automotive
12 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.78%) Front Office
12 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.78%) Advertising
13 2 (0.52%) Billing
13 2 (0.52%) Electronics
13 2 (0.52%) German Language
13 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (30.75%) Analyst
2 101 (26.10%) Business Analyst
3 51 (13.18%) Consultant
4 41 (10.59%) Project Manager
5 30 (7.75%) Process Manager
6 26 (6.72%) Architect
6 26 (6.72%) Change Manager
7 24 (6.20%) Business Manager
8 20 (5.17%) Business Consultant
8 20 (5.17%) Lead Business Analyst
9 19 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (4.13%) Business Architect
11 15 (3.88%) Process Engineer
11 15 (3.88%) SAP Consultant
12 14 (3.62%) Business Change Manager
13 13 (3.36%) Senior Business Analyst
13 13 (3.36%) Senior Consultant
13 13 (3.36%) Process Improvement Manager
14 12 (3.10%) Senior Manager
14 12 (3.10%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.58%) Apache Flex
2 6 (1.55%) Web Services
3 4 (1.03%) Middleware
4 2 (0.52%) Ajax
4 2 (0.52%) CSS
4 2 (0.52%) XML
4 2 (0.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.10%) PMI
4 8 (2.07%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.07%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.81%) FMCG
6 6 (1.55%) User Experience
6 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.55%) Statistics
6 6 (1.55%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.78%) Life Science
9 2 (0.52%) CMDB
9 2 (0.52%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.52%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (0.52%) Derivative
10 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.26%) Tandem
10 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.29%) Windows
2 4 (1.03%) UNIX
3 1 (0.26%) Linux
3 1 (0.26%) Android
3 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 128 (33.07%) Continuous Improvement
3 116 (29.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 115 (29.72%) Business Analysis
5 109 (28.17%) Project Management
6 90 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (19.64%) Process Improvement
8 75 (19.38%) Change Management
9 56 (14.47%) PRINCE2
10 52 (13.44%) ITIL
11 46 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (11.37%) Process Management
13 37 (9.56%) Mentoring
13 37 (9.56%) Coaching
14 31 (8.01%) Waterfall
15 30 (7.75%) SDLC
16 29 (7.49%) TOGAF
17 28 (7.24%) PRINCE
17 28 (7.24%) Business Transformation
18 26 (6.72%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.81%) SQL
2 4 (1.03%) VBScript
2 4 (1.03%) VBA
2 4 (1.03%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.52%) C#
3 2 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 71 (18.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 69 (17.83%) Degree
3 60 (15.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 26 (6.72%) Security Cleared
5 25 (6.46%) ISEB
6 24 (6.20%) PMI Certification
7 23 (5.94%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 18 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (3.88%) DV Cleared
10 12 (3.10%) PMP
11 10 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (1.81%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 5 (1.29%) MBA
14 4 (1.03%) CISA
14 4 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.03%) CISSP
14 4 (1.03%) SAP Certification
14 4 (1.03%) CRISC
15 2 (0.52%) CISM
16 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.20%) QA
2 13 (3.36%) SLA
3 11 (2.84%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.03%) ISO 14001
4 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.03%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.52%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 33 (8.53%) SAP
2 13 (3.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.33%) IBM
4 6 (1.55%) Oracle
4 6 (1.55%) Pega
5 5 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.03%) Chordiant
7 3 (0.78%) HP
7 3 (0.78%) CollabNet
8 2 (0.52%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.26%) BT
9 1 (0.26%) Minitab
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