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 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
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 690 662 721
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +59
Permanent jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 205 219 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 155 185 111
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%

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
92437 86019 92024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.56% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73692 70342 78027
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014 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 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
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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 -77 182 £50,000 - 30
London -14 64 £62,500 - 3
South East -25 35 £50,000 +19.04% 9
East Midlands +16 28 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Northamptonshire - 26 £45,000 - 1
Northampton - 24 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -49 22 £45,000 +7.14%
North West +6 19 £38,000 -24.00% 4
Scotland +9 18 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Oxfordshire +5 14 £72,500 +83.54% 2
Edinburgh +1 13 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South Yorkshire -2 13 £55,000 +57.14%
Barnsley - 11 - -
City of London +6 10 £47,250 -27.30% 1
West Midlands -20 9 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Berkshire +3 7 £41,500 -14.87% 3
Manchester -1 7 £32,500 -35.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £50,000 -41.17%
Liverpool - 6 £38,000 -
Merseyside - 6 £38,000 -
Coventry +4 5 £70,000 +55.55%
Cheshire -7 5 £55,000 +57.14%
Slough +9 4 £41,500 -12.63%
West Yorkshire -47 4 £42,000 +5.00%
Amersham - 4 £50,000 -
Chester 0 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Newbury -1 3 £33,500 -31.28%
South Wales -3 3 £42,500 +41.66% 1
North East -6 3 £51,250 +32.25% 3
Wales -7 3 £42,500 +41.66% 1

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 440 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 221 (50.23%) Finance
3 175 (39.77%) Project Management
4 125 (28.41%) PRINCE2
5 113 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 110 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 89 (20.23%) Banking
7 89 (20.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 86 (19.55%) Change Management
9 81 (18.41%) Degree
10 77 (17.50%) Process Management
11 74 (16.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 72 (16.36%) PMI Certification
13 65 (14.77%) ITIL
14 60 (13.64%) Manufacturing
15 59 (13.41%) Business Analysis
16 58 (13.18%) Process Improvement
17 52 (11.82%) PRINCE
18 50 (11.36%) PMP
18 50 (11.36%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
19 46 (10.45%) BPR
20 41 (9.32%) Retail
21 38 (8.64%) Business Process Improvement
22 36 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
23 35 (7.95%) MS Office
24 32 (7.27%) Performance Management
24 32 (7.27%) DFSS
24 32 (7.27%) DMAIC
25 31 (7.05%) Microsoft
26 29 (6.59%) Marketing

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 9 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (0.91%) IIS
4 3 (0.68%) SAS
5 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.45%) Documentum
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (7.95%) MS Office
2 25 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.05%) MS Project
6 6 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.91%) SPSS
8 1 (0.23%) Stata
8 1 (0.23%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 10 (2.27%) SAP SD
1 10 (2.27%) SAP FI
1 10 (2.27%) SAP CRM
1 10 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (2.27%) SAP CO
2 9 (2.05%) SAP MM
2 9 (2.05%) SAP SCM
2 9 (2.05%) SAP LE
2 9 (2.05%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.23%) Movex
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.23%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.41%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) RFID
2 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.05%) SAP BI
2 6 (1.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.91%) MS Access
3 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.45%) Spotfire
4 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.23%) DB2
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.23%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.23%) QlikView
5 1 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (1.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) JUnit
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 221 (50.23%) Finance
2 89 (20.23%) Banking
3 60 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 41 (9.32%) Retail
5 29 (6.59%) Marketing
6 28 (6.36%) Legal
7 19 (4.32%) French Language
8 18 (4.09%) Czech Language
9 16 (3.64%) Billing
10 11 (2.50%) Investment Banking
10 11 (2.50%) Telecoms
11 10 (2.27%) Advertising
12 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.91%) Automotive
13 2 (0.45%) Law
13 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.45%) Military
14 1 (0.23%) Front Office
14 1 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (27.27%) Analyst
2 91 (20.68%) Business Analyst
3 78 (17.73%) Project Manager
4 55 (12.50%) Consultant
5 43 (9.77%) Process Analyst
6 34 (7.73%) Process Manager
7 31 (7.05%) Business Process Analyst
8 29 (6.59%) Business Manager
9 27 (6.14%) Programme Manager
10 23 (5.23%) Senior Manager
11 22 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (4.32%) Architect
13 18 (4.09%) Senior Business Analyst
14 17 (3.86%) Change Manager
15 16 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
16 15 (3.41%) Business Architect
17 13 (2.95%) IT Project Manager
17 13 (2.95%) Six Sigma Consultant
17 13 (2.95%) Process Improvement Manager
18 12 (2.73%) Business Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.59%) Web Services
1 7 (1.59%) XML
2 3 (0.68%) .NET
3 2 (0.45%) WSDL
3 2 (0.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.23%) RESTful
4 1 (0.23%) J2EE
4 1 (0.23%) Struts
4 1 (0.23%) EDI
4 1 (0.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.00%) PMI
2 15 (3.41%) Life Science
3 14 (3.18%) Credit Risk
4 13 (2.95%) Taxonomies
4 13 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.82%) FMCG
6 6 (1.36%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.36%) E-Learning
7 5 (1.14%) Statistics
8 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.45%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.45%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.45%) Equities
9 2 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.23%) NHS
10 1 (0.23%) Informatics
10 1 (0.23%) Economics
10 1 (0.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.59%) Windows
2 5 (1.14%) UNIX
3 4 (0.91%) Linux
4 2 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 175 (39.77%) Project Management
3 125 (28.41%) PRINCE2
4 113 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 110 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 86 (19.55%) Change Management
7 77 (17.50%) Process Management
8 65 (14.77%) ITIL
9 59 (13.41%) Business Analysis
10 58 (13.18%) Process Improvement
11 52 (11.82%) PRINCE
12 46 (10.45%) BPR
13 38 (8.64%) Business Process Improvement
14 36 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (7.27%) DFSS
15 32 (7.27%) DMAIC
15 32 (7.27%) Performance Management
16 27 (6.14%) Quality Management
17 25 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (5.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.82%) SQL
2 6 (1.36%) C
3 5 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.91%) C#
4 4 (0.91%) XPath
5 3 (0.68%) VB
5 3 (0.68%) Python
5 3 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.23%) PHP
6 1 (0.23%) VBScript
6 1 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.23%) Java
6 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.23%) VBA
6 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (20.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 81 (18.41%) Degree
3 74 (16.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 72 (16.36%) PMI Certification
5 50 (11.36%) PMP
5 50 (11.36%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 25 (5.68%) MBA
7 20 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (4.32%) ISEB
9 8 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.59%) IIBA
11 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.45%) CISSP
12 2 (0.45%) ACCA
12 2 (0.45%) EnCE
12 2 (0.45%) GIAC
12 2 (0.45%) APMP
12 2 (0.45%) CIMA
13 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.23%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.18%) QA
2 9 (2.05%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.82%) P3O
4 7 (1.59%) SLA
5 6 (1.36%) COBIT
6 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.68%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.45%) EMIR
7 2 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.23%) COREP
8 1 (0.23%) FINREP
8 1 (0.23%) MiFID
8 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 31 (7.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.14%) Minitab
3 22 (5.00%) SAP
4 18 (4.09%) IBM
5 13 (2.95%) webMethods
6 11 (2.50%) Oracle
7 9 (2.05%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.45%) Avaya
8 2 (0.45%) Progress
8 2 (0.45%) JDA
8 2 (0.45%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.45%) Tableau
9 1 (0.23%) Facebook
9 1 (0.23%) Twitter
9 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.23%) QAD
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco
9 1 (0.23%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.23%) BMC
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