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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 493 485 462
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 461 529 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.55% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 385 371 420
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +25.00%

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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015 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 31 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 -13 414 £55,000 - 68
London +44 171 £65,000 +8.33% 24
South East -46 55 £55,000 -15.38% 6
City of London +36 44 £60,000 +4.34% 9
East of England +2 39 £57,500 -39.47% 4
Yorkshire -3 38 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Midlands -26 31 £43,500 -54.21% 6
North West -34 30 £47,500 +12.34% 8
East Midlands -7 24 £52,500 +20.00% 3
South West -10 24 £46,377 +7.85% 12
West Yorkshire +8 23 £35,000 -20.45% 1
Hertfordshire -28 21 £57,500 -39.47% 2
Scotland -1 20 £41,750 -24.09% 4
Leeds +18 19 £35,000 -22.22%
Surrey +25 17 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Manchester -5 16 £52,000 +20.93% 3
Edinburgh -8 14 £48,000 +6.66% 4
Wales +5 13 £42,000 -21.56% 1
Wiltshire +2 13 £45,811 +14.52% 1
South Wales -1 13 £42,000 -21.56% 1
Cardiff -2 13 £42,000 -27.58% 1
Lancashire - 12 £47,500 - 2
Preston - 12 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire +22 11 £60,000 - 1
Swindon +20 11 £45,245 -32.47% 1
Watford +11 10 £57,500 -
South Yorkshire -2 10 £46,250 -28.84% 1
Berkshire -35 10 £52,500 -44.73% 2
Northamptonshire -20 9 £52,500 +16.66%
Northampton -15 8 £52,500 +16.66%

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 423 (46.59%) Lean Six Sigma
2 392 (43.17%) Finance
3 282 (31.06%) Project Management
4 259 (28.52%) Degree
5 237 (26.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 205 (22.58%) PRINCE2
6 205 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 187 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 184 (20.26%) Business Analysis
9 170 (18.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 169 (18.61%) ITIL
11 156 (17.18%) Change Management
12 139 (15.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 123 (13.55%) Banking
14 96 (10.57%) PMI Certification
15 95 (10.46%) Process Improvement
16 91 (10.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 88 (9.69%) MS Visio
18 84 (9.25%) Manufacturing
19 81 (8.92%) Telecoms
20 80 (8.81%) Microsoft
21 77 (8.48%) UML
22 73 (8.04%) Service Management
22 73 (8.04%) MS Excel
22 73 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
23 72 (7.93%) Retail
24 71 (7.82%) ISEB
24 71 (7.82%) Service Delivery
25 70 (7.71%) Process Management
26 68 (7.49%) CRM

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 39 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.65%) SAS
3 8 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.66%) Confluence
5 5 (0.55%) Lync
6 3 (0.33%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.22%) Drupal
7 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 88 (9.69%) MS Visio
2 73 (8.04%) MS Excel
3 59 (6.50%) MS Office
4 55 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 39 (4.30%) MS Project
6 10 (1.10%) AutoCAD
6 10 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) TargetLink
8 1 (0.11%) Mingle
8 1 (0.11%) Simulink
8 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.21%) SAP FI
3 10 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (1.10%) SAP SCM
4 8 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.77%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.77%) SAP APO
6 6 (0.66%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.66%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.66%) SAP LE
7 5 (0.55%) AWD
7 5 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.44%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (0.77%) Office 365
2 6 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Taleo
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.76%) Wireless
2 14 (1.54%) Internet
3 10 (1.10%) Unified Communications
4 8 (0.88%) Intranet
5 6 (0.66%) Firewall
6 5 (0.55%) WAN
7 4 (0.44%) FTP
7 4 (0.44%) 3G
7 4 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.44%) 4G
8 3 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.33%) Broadband
8 3 (0.33%) LAN
9 2 (0.22%) HTTP
9 2 (0.22%) DNS
9 2 (0.22%) SAN
10 1 (0.11%) VPN
10 1 (0.11%) DWDM
10 1 (0.11%) MPLS
10 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 9 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.66%) SAP BI
5 6 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (0.55%) MySQL
7 4 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.22%) QlikView
9 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.11%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.11%) Big Data
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.11%) MS Access
9 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (1.43%) JIRA
2 10 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.99%) Hudson
3 9 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.99%) Subversion
3 9 (0.99%) Maven
4 7 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.11%) QADirector
7 1 (0.11%) Selenium
7 1 (0.11%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.11%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.11%) JBehave
7 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.11%) Concordion
7 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 392 (43.17%) Finance
2 123 (13.55%) Banking
3 84 (9.25%) Manufacturing
4 81 (8.92%) Telecoms
5 72 (7.93%) Retail
6 25 (2.75%) Marketing
7 20 (2.20%) Electronics
8 16 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.65%) German Language
10 13 (1.43%) General Ledger
11 12 (1.32%) Law
11 12 (1.32%) Legal
11 12 (1.32%) Polish Language
11 12 (1.32%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.21%) French Language
12 11 (1.21%) Spanish Language
12 11 (1.21%) Automotive
13 10 (1.10%) Advertising
14 9 (0.99%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 271 (29.85%) Analyst
2 212 (23.35%) Business Analyst
3 142 (15.64%) Project Manager
4 75 (8.26%) Consultant
5 53 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
6 45 (4.96%) Business Manager
7 39 (4.30%) Architect
8 36 (3.96%) Change Manager
9 34 (3.74%) Process Manager
10 33 (3.63%) Senior Business Analyst
11 30 (3.30%) Senior Manager
12 28 (3.08%) Process Analyst
12 28 (3.08%) Business Consultant
13 26 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
14 25 (2.75%) Programme Manager
15 20 (2.20%) Business Architect
15 20 (2.20%) Lead Business Analyst
16 19 (2.09%) ERP Manager
17 18 (1.98%) Business Change Manager
18 17 (1.87%) Process Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.65%) CSS
2 14 (1.54%) .NET
3 12 (1.32%) Web Services
4 11 (1.21%) Middleware
5 7 (0.77%) XML
6 6 (0.66%) Apache Flex
7 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.33%) HTML
8 3 (0.33%) SOAP
9 2 (0.22%) jQuery
9 2 (0.22%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.22%) Ajax
9 2 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.11%) JSON
10 1 (0.11%) DOM
10 1 (0.11%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 205 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.39%) Management Information System
3 48 (5.29%) PMI
4 24 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.20%) FMCG
6 16 (1.76%) Performance Metrics
7 15 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.32%) Taxonomies
9 9 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 9 (0.99%) User Experience
10 6 (0.66%) Statistics
10 6 (0.66%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.55%) Derivative
11 5 (0.55%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.44%) NHS
12 4 (0.44%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.44%) CMDB
13 3 (0.33%) Wiki
13 3 (0.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.64%) Windows
2 21 (2.31%) UNIX
3 10 (1.10%) Linux
4 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.11%) AIX
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (46.59%) Lean Six Sigma
2 282 (31.06%) Project Management
3 237 (26.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 205 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 187 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 184 (20.26%) Business Analysis
7 170 (18.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 169 (18.61%) ITIL
9 156 (17.18%) Change Management
10 95 (10.46%) Process Improvement
11 77 (8.48%) UML
12 73 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
12 73 (8.04%) Service Management
13 71 (7.82%) Service Delivery
14 70 (7.71%) Process Management
15 68 (7.49%) CRM
16 67 (7.38%) Business Transformation
17 65 (7.16%) Waterfall
18 64 (7.05%) Coaching
18 64 (7.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (3.74%) SQL
2 22 (2.42%) Java
3 13 (1.43%) PowerShell
4 12 (1.32%) PL/SQL
5 10 (1.10%) VBA
6 8 (0.88%) VBScript
7 6 (0.66%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.44%) C
9 4 (0.44%) C#
10 3 (0.33%) Perl
10 3 (0.33%) PHP
10 3 (0.33%) Python
11 2 (0.22%) AWK
11 2 (0.22%) C++
12 1 (0.11%) Ruby
12 1 (0.11%) XPath
12 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 259 (28.52%) Degree
2 139 (15.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 96 (10.57%) PMI Certification
4 91 (10.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 71 (7.82%) ISEB
6 59 (6.50%) PMP
7 35 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 34 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 30 (3.30%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 28 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 24 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.65%) DV Cleared
13 14 (1.54%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 12 (1.32%) CISSP
15 9 (0.99%) MBA
16 8 (0.88%) SC Cleared
16 8 (0.88%) SAP Certification
17 7 (0.77%) CISM
18 6 (0.66%) CISA
18 6 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.06%) QA
2 47 (5.18%) ISO 9001
3 27 (2.97%) ISO 14001
4 21 (2.31%) ISO 9000
5 17 (1.87%) SLA
6 16 (1.76%) COBIT
7 14 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (1.21%) PMBOK
9 10 (1.10%) ISO 9002
10 6 (0.66%) TickIT
11 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.22%) FATCA
13 2 (0.22%) EMIR
13 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.22%) Basel III
13 2 (0.22%) Basel II
14 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.44%) XenApp
2 4 (0.44%) XenServer
2 4 (0.44%) XenDesktop
2 4 (0.44%) vSphere
2 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
2 4 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.11%) SCSM
2 1 (0.11%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (0.11%) Nagios
2 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 80 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.61%) SAP
3 33 (3.63%) Oracle
4 15 (1.65%) IBM
5 12 (1.32%) HP
6 10 (1.10%) JDA
6 10 (1.10%) Siemens
6 10 (1.10%) T-Plan
6 10 (1.10%) Allen-Bradley
7 9 (0.99%) CollabNet
8 8 (0.88%) Infor
8 8 (0.88%) Cognos
9 7 (0.77%) Pega
9 7 (0.77%) Minitab
10 6 (0.66%) Remedy
10 6 (0.66%) VMware
11 5 (0.55%) Chordiant
11 5 (0.55%) Cisco
11 5 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.44%) Citrix
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Coventry University
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Salary: circa + Relocation + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lifecycle Resources Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - FCA
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + financial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
PMC retail
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum 50-75K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus an excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70k - £110k + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k + Competitive package
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
Loughborough, Leicestershire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £55k - £60k per annum + £6k Car,Pension,PMI
Posted: 4 days ago