The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Six Sigma over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 472 466 459
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 530 511 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.57% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 405 372 338
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Six Sigma
Salary Trend

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

Six Sigma Salary Trend in the UK

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Six Sigma over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in the UK

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 Six Sigma within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
England -14 465 £55,000 +4.76% 59
London +16 153 £60,000 -4.00% 25
South East +17 110 £57,500 +2.22% 7
Berkshire +21 53 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England -12 49 £47,000 -18.96% 2
West Midlands -4 43 £48,500 +14.11% 9
City of London +43 41 £60,000 -7.69% 7
Reading +34 41 £51,500 -20.76%
East Midlands +54 32 £55,000 -6.38% 6
Hertfordshire +4 28 £38,750 -42.59% 1
Yorkshire -71 27 £44,000 +4.76% 3
Northampton +7 26 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Northamptonshire +5 26 £55,000 -21.42% 4
Scotland +2 25 £58,250 -13.70% 4
North West -4 24 £46,500 +9.41% 3
Birmingham -4 22 £57,500 +30.68% 2
Edinburgh +10 20 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Surrey -18 20 £60,000 +9.09%
Cambridgeshire -16 18 £60,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire -54 18 £42,500 +1.19% 2
Manchester -6 17 £42,000 -23.63% 1
South West +1 16 £51,500 -1.90% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 15 £42,500 -46.87%
Welwyn Garden City +1 12 £30,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +15 11 £72,500 +18.36% 1
Leeds -24 11 £44,000 +3.52% 2
Slough -12 10 £50,000 -4.76%
North East -16 10 £52,500 +9.37%
Cambridge -18 9 £60,000 +3.44%
Watford -16 8 £65,000 -3.70%

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing 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 Six Sigma.

1 452 (44.31%) Finance
2 405 (39.71%) Lean Six Sigma
3 353 (34.61%) Project Management
4 330 (32.35%) PRINCE2
5 280 (27.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 263 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
7 257 (25.20%) Degree
8 244 (23.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 205 (20.10%) Change Management
10 198 (19.41%) ITIL
11 164 (16.08%) PMI Certification
12 151 (14.80%) Banking
12 151 (14.80%) Process Improvement
13 150 (14.71%) Business Analysis
14 144 (14.12%) Process Management
15 138 (13.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 125 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
17 113 (11.08%) Coaching
18 112 (10.98%) PMP
19 111 (10.88%) Telecoms
20 109 (10.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
20 109 (10.69%) Microsoft
21 89 (8.73%) ISEB
22 88 (8.63%) Legal
23 85 (8.33%) CRM
24 82 (8.04%) Business Transformation
25 78 (7.65%) MS Visio
25 78 (7.65%) Manufacturing
26 75 (7.35%) Mentoring
26 75 (7.35%) Business Process Improvement

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing 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 Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.57%) ColdFusion
3 15 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (1.08%) CMS
5 10 (0.98%) IIS
6 7 (0.69%) MS Project Server
7 6 (0.59%) SAS
8 5 (0.49%) iPlanet
8 5 (0.49%) Mule
8 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.39%) Documentum
10 3 (0.29%) Apache
10 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.20%) JBoss
11 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.098%) nginx
12 1 (0.098%) Confluence
12 1 (0.098%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 78 (7.65%) MS Visio
2 65 (6.37%) MS Project
3 58 (5.69%) MS Excel
4 48 (4.71%) MS Office
5 29 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.69%) Mingle
7 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.20%) Simulink
8 2 (0.20%) Stata
8 2 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 20 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.67%) SAP BPC
3 7 (0.69%) Finacle
3 7 (0.69%) SAP PLM
3 7 (0.69%) Temenos T24
3 7 (0.69%) FLEXCUBE
4 5 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.49%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.49%) SAP APO
4 5 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.49%) SAP Travel Management
5 3 (0.29%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.84%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.92%) Internet
2 22 (2.16%) Wireless
3 15 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (0.78%) LAN
4 8 (0.78%) WAN
5 7 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.69%) Firewall
6 6 (0.59%) VPN
7 5 (0.49%) SNMP
7 5 (0.49%) LDAP
8 4 (0.39%) ATM
8 4 (0.39%) MVNO
8 4 (0.39%) NGN
8 4 (0.39%) Network Security
9 3 (0.29%) Intranet
9 3 (0.29%) Broadband
9 3 (0.29%) SSL
9 3 (0.29%) S/MIME
10 2 (0.20%) DMZ
10 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.16%) MySQL
1 22 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.67%) SAP BI
3 16 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.69%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.39%) MS Access
8 3 (0.29%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.098%) DB2
10 1 (0.098%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.098%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.098%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.098%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.098%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.098%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (2.16%) JIRA
2 14 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.08%) Selenium
5 9 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 9 (0.88%) CruiseControl
5 9 (0.88%) Hudson
5 9 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.69%) Concordion
6 7 (0.69%) SpecFlow
6 7 (0.69%) JBehave
6 7 (0.69%) FitNesse
6 7 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.29%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.20%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.20%) Maven
8 2 (0.20%) Gradle
General
1 452 (44.31%) Finance
2 151 (14.80%) Banking
3 111 (10.88%) Telecoms
4 88 (8.63%) Legal
5 78 (7.65%) Manufacturing
6 69 (6.76%) Retail
7 58 (5.69%) Marketing
8 23 (2.25%) German Language
9 19 (1.86%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.47%) Automotive
10 15 (1.47%) Back Office
11 12 (1.18%) Law
11 12 (1.18%) Military
11 12 (1.18%) French Language
12 11 (1.08%) Billing
13 10 (0.98%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.88%) Czech Language
14 9 (0.88%) Electronics
14 9 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 290 (28.43%) Analyst
2 204 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 199 (19.51%) Business Analyst
4 96 (9.41%) Consultant
5 65 (6.37%) Architect
6 53 (5.20%) Process Analyst
7 41 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
8 36 (3.53%) Programme Manager
9 34 (3.33%) Business Architect
10 31 (3.04%) SAP Manager
11 29 (2.84%) Senior Manager
12 28 (2.75%) Business Manager
13 27 (2.65%) Quality Manager
14 24 (2.35%) Senior Business Analyst
14 24 (2.35%) Process Manager
15 23 (2.25%) Technical Analyst
16 22 (2.16%) Service Manager
16 22 (2.16%) Senior Project Manager
16 22 (2.16%) Business Process Analyst
17 21 (2.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.53%) .NET
2 32 (3.14%) XML
3 26 (2.55%) HTML
4 25 (2.45%) Web Services
5 16 (1.57%) DHTML
5 16 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 16 (1.57%) SOAP
5 16 (1.57%) DOM
6 5 (0.49%) SAML
7 4 (0.39%) Flash
7 4 (0.39%) EDI
7 4 (0.39%) CSS
8 3 (0.29%) RESTful
9 2 (0.20%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.20%) Struts
9 2 (0.20%) J2EE
9 2 (0.20%) Middleware
9 2 (0.20%) Java EE
9 2 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.20%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 125 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (5.69%) PMI
3 55 (5.39%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.04%) Credit Risk
5 29 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.75%) Taxonomies
7 22 (2.16%) User Experience
8 20 (1.96%) Life Science
9 16 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.47%) Statistics
11 14 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
12 11 (1.08%) FMCG
12 11 (1.08%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.78%) NHS
13 8 (0.78%) GIS
14 7 (0.69%) Psychology
15 5 (0.49%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.49%) E-Learning
15 5 (0.49%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (2.84%) Linux
2 25 (2.45%) UNIX
3 17 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (1.27%) Windows
5 2 (0.20%) AIX
5 2 (0.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.098%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.098%) Android
6 1 (0.098%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (39.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 353 (34.61%) Project Management
3 330 (32.35%) PRINCE2
4 280 (27.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 263 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
6 244 (23.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 205 (20.10%) Change Management
8 198 (19.41%) ITIL
9 151 (14.80%) Process Improvement
10 150 (14.71%) Business Analysis
11 144 (14.12%) Process Management
12 113 (11.08%) Coaching
13 85 (8.33%) CRM
14 82 (8.04%) Business Transformation
15 75 (7.35%) Mentoring
15 75 (7.35%) Business Process Improvement
16 73 (7.16%) Waterfall
16 73 (7.16%) Service Delivery
16 73 (7.16%) Benchmarking
17 70 (6.86%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 39 (3.82%) SQL
2 25 (2.45%) JavaScript
3 18 (1.76%) C
4 17 (1.67%) PHP
4 17 (1.67%) Java
5 16 (1.57%) C#
6 10 (0.98%) VBA
6 10 (0.98%) Python
7 9 (0.88%) XPath
8 8 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 8 (0.78%) Ruby
9 6 (0.59%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.49%) Perl
10 5 (0.49%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.49%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.29%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.20%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.20%) AWK
12 2 (0.20%) sed
12 2 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 257 (25.20%) Degree
2 164 (16.08%) PMI Certification
3 138 (13.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 112 (10.98%) PMP
5 109 (10.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 89 (8.73%) ISEB
7 63 (6.18%) Security Cleared
8 59 (5.78%) SC Cleared
9 47 (4.61%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 30 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (2.25%) MBA
13 22 (2.16%) ISTQB
14 21 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 17 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.47%) CBAP
17 14 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (0.98%) APMP
18 10 (0.98%) IIBA
19 8 (0.78%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.20%) ISO 14001
2 50 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (3.63%) QA
4 26 (2.55%) ISO 9001
5 22 (2.16%) SLA
6 20 (1.96%) COBIT
7 12 (1.18%) ISO 9000
8 8 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.78%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.49%) EMIR
9 5 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.098%) P3O
10 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.098%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.098%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.098%) BS15000
10 1 (0.098%) GAMP
10 1 (0.098%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (0.29%) Firmware
2 2 (0.20%) GPFS
3 1 (0.098%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.098%) Varnish
3 1 (0.098%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (0.49%) SCCM
2 4 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.20%) Puppet
4 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.098%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 109 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.96%) SAP
3 38 (3.73%) Oracle
4 37 (3.63%) IBM
5 30 (2.94%) webMethods
6 21 (2.06%) Huawei
7 19 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.27%) Minitab
9 9 (0.88%) Cognizant
9 9 (0.88%) Planview
10 6 (0.59%) Cisco
11 5 (0.49%) Altiris
11 5 (0.49%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.49%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.39%) F5
12 4 (0.39%) BMC
12 4 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.39%) HP
13 3 (0.29%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.29%) Teradata
London
Resource Solutions - Visa
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 46 Days hols + flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lifecycle Resources Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Excellent Base, Bonus, Car Allowance and Benef
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Netsource
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Zebra People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus + £5K Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago