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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 478 492 478
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 479 492 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 413 354 403
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,650 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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
(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 +5 431 £57,500 +9.52% 70
London +51 191 £67,500 +22.72% 25
South East -23 62 £55,000 -2.22% 14
East of England +29 47 £57,500 -39.47% 8
City of London +25 42 £59,000 +38.82% 3
Hertfordshire +7 32 £57,500 -39.47% 6
Scotland -5 29 £48,000 -15.04% 3
East Midlands -6 29 £46,250 +2.77% 3
West Midlands -34 28 £42,000 -44.00% 4
North West -14 27 £47,500 +12.34% 2
Edinburgh +2 23 £48,000 -14.66% 3
Yorkshire -13 23 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Manchester -1 19 £51,000 +18.60% 2
Northamptonshire -2 17 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Northampton -10 17 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Middlesex - 17 £65,000 -
South West -17 16 £46,377 +3.05% 13
Welwyn Garden City - 16 £57,500 - 4
Surrey +9 15 £55,000 +10.00% 4
West Yorkshire -2 14 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Canary Wharf - 14 £70,000 -
South Wales -2 11 £42,000 -9.67%
Cardiff -4 11 £42,000 -12.50%
Wales -6 11 £42,000 -9.67%
Leeds +8 10 £31,500 -33.68% 1
Berkshire -30 10 £52,500 -44.73% 5
Watford - 10 £57,500 - 1
Wiltshire +4 9 £46,377 +15.94% 1
Coventry -4 9 - - 1
Swindon +17 8 £45,811 -18.19% 1

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 420 (46.77%) Lean Six Sigma
2 376 (41.87%) Finance
3 263 (29.29%) Project Management
4 242 (26.95%) Degree
5 216 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
6 194 (21.60%) PRINCE2
7 193 (21.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 186 (20.71%) ITIL
9 175 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (18.15%) Business Analysis
11 160 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 156 (17.37%) Change Management
13 143 (15.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 125 (13.92%) Banking
15 98 (10.91%) Service Management
16 91 (10.13%) Service Delivery
17 89 (9.91%) MS Visio
18 85 (9.47%) PMI Certification
19 81 (9.02%) Microsoft
20 78 (8.69%) MS Excel
20 78 (8.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
21 75 (8.35%) Process Improvement
21 75 (8.35%) Waterfall
22 74 (8.24%) Manufacturing
22 74 (8.24%) Telecoms
23 70 (7.80%) Process Management
23 70 (7.80%) UML
24 69 (7.68%) ISEB
25 68 (7.57%) Retail
26 67 (7.46%) SAP

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 36 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.00%) SAS
3 8 (0.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.33%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.22%) Confluence
5 2 (0.22%) Drupal
5 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 89 (9.91%) MS Visio
2 78 (8.69%) MS Excel
3 65 (7.24%) MS Office
4 60 (6.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (5.12%) MS Project
6 10 (1.11%) SOLIDWORKS
6 10 (1.11%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.11%) Stata
9 1 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.11%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 13 (1.45%) SAP FI
2 12 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.11%) SAP SCM
3 10 (1.11%) SAP APO
3 10 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.00%) SAP CO
5 8 (0.89%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.67%) SAP LE
6 6 (0.67%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.56%) AWD
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.45%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.56%) SaaS
2 3 (0.33%) IaaS
2 3 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.67%) Internet
2 10 (1.11%) Wireless
3 8 (0.89%) Intranet
3 8 (0.89%) Firewall
4 7 (0.78%) WAN
5 5 (0.56%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.45%) 4G
6 4 (0.45%) DNS
6 4 (0.45%) FTP
6 4 (0.45%) 3G
7 3 (0.33%) VPN
7 3 (0.33%) LAN
7 3 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.22%) ISDN
8 2 (0.22%) VoIP
8 2 (0.22%) ADSL
8 2 (0.22%) Broadband
8 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.34%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.56%) MySQL
6 4 (0.45%) QlikView
6 4 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.45%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.11%) MS Access
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (2.45%) Git (software)
1 22 (2.45%) Maven
1 22 (2.45%) Subversion
1 22 (2.45%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.22%) JIRA
2 11 (1.22%) Hudson
3 4 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.11%) QADirector
General
1 376 (41.87%) Finance
2 125 (13.92%) Banking
3 74 (8.24%) Manufacturing
3 74 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 68 (7.57%) Retail
5 28 (3.12%) Marketing
6 20 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (1.89%) Electronics
8 15 (1.67%) Automotive
9 14 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.56%) German Language
10 12 (1.34%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.22%) Polish Language
11 11 (1.22%) French Language
12 10 (1.11%) Spanish Language
12 10 (1.11%) Law
12 10 (1.11%) Legal
13 8 (0.89%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.89%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 276 (30.73%) Analyst
2 205 (22.83%) Business Analyst
3 123 (13.70%) Project Manager
4 92 (10.24%) Consultant
5 53 (5.90%) Senior Analyst
6 39 (4.34%) Architect
7 37 (4.12%) Business Manager
8 35 (3.90%) Process Analyst
9 33 (3.67%) Change Manager
10 32 (3.56%) Senior Business Analyst
11 29 (3.23%) Process Manager
11 29 (3.23%) Business Consultant
12 27 (3.01%) Programme Manager
13 25 (2.78%) Configuration Manager
14 22 (2.45%) Senior Manager
15 19 (2.12%) Service Manager
15 19 (2.12%) ERP Manager
15 19 (2.12%) SAP Consultant
16 18 (2.00%) Senior Project Manager
16 18 (2.00%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.67%) CSS
2 13 (1.45%) .NET
3 11 (1.22%) Middleware
4 10 (1.11%) Web Services
5 9 (1.00%) XML
6 3 (0.33%) SOAP
6 3 (0.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.33%) HTML
6 3 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.22%) XPages
7 2 (0.22%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.22%) Ajax
8 1 (0.11%) DOM
8 1 (0.11%) DHTML
8 1 (0.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 216 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.90%) Management Information System
3 47 (5.23%) PMI
4 21 (2.34%) FMCG
5 20 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
7 15 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.34%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.00%) Taxonomies
10 7 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.78%) CMDB
10 7 (0.78%) Statistics
10 7 (0.78%) User Experience
11 5 (0.56%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.56%) Derivative
12 3 (0.33%) Equities
12 3 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.33%) Wiki
12 3 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.67%) UNIX
2 21 (2.34%) Windows
3 9 (1.00%) Linux
4 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.22%) VMS
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.11%) AIX
6 1 (0.11%) Solaris
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (46.77%) Lean Six Sigma
2 263 (29.29%) Project Management
3 194 (21.60%) PRINCE2
4 193 (21.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 186 (20.71%) ITIL
6 175 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
7 163 (18.15%) Business Analysis
8 160 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 156 (17.37%) Change Management
10 98 (10.91%) Service Management
11 91 (10.13%) Service Delivery
12 75 (8.35%) Process Improvement
12 75 (8.35%) Waterfall
13 70 (7.80%) Process Management
13 70 (7.80%) UML
14 65 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
15 64 (7.13%) ITSM
15 64 (7.13%) Business Transformation
16 60 (6.68%) Risk Management
17 59 (6.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (3.56%) SQL
2 25 (2.78%) Java
3 14 (1.56%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.56%) PL/SQL
4 10 (1.11%) VBA
5 8 (0.89%) VBScript
6 7 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.67%) T-SQL
7 6 (0.67%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.67%) C
8 3 (0.33%) Perl
8 3 (0.33%) PHP
9 2 (0.22%) C++
9 2 (0.22%) Python
9 2 (0.22%) AWK
10 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.11%) C#
10 1 (0.11%) VB
10 1 (0.11%) XPath
10 1 (0.11%) sed
Qualifications
1 242 (26.95%) Degree
2 143 (15.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 85 (9.47%) PMI Certification
4 78 (8.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 69 (7.68%) ISEB
6 54 (6.01%) PMP
7 30 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 27 (3.01%) Security Cleared
9 22 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 22 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (1.78%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 14 (1.56%) SAP Certification
12 13 (1.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 10 (1.11%) CISSP
14 9 (1.00%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.78%) MBA
15 7 (0.78%) ACCA
16 6 (0.67%) IIBA
16 6 (0.67%) SC Cleared
16 6 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.79%) QA
2 36 (4.01%) ISO 9001
3 23 (2.56%) SLA
4 22 (2.45%) ISO 14001
5 20 (2.23%) PMBOK
6 15 (1.67%) COBIT
7 14 (1.56%) ISO 9000
8 10 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (1.11%) ISO 9002
9 6 (0.67%) TickIT
10 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.22%) Basel III
11 2 (0.22%) EMIR
11 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.22%) FATCA
11 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.22%) Basel II
12 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (0.56%) Terminal Services
2 5 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (0.56%) XenApp
2 5 (0.56%) XenServer
2 5 (0.56%) XenDesktop
2 5 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.56%) vSphere
3 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.56%) SCCM
2 2 (0.22%) Nagios
3 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.11%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 81 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.46%) SAP
3 32 (3.56%) Oracle
4 25 (2.78%) HP
5 22 (2.45%) CollabNet
6 15 (1.67%) IBM
7 10 (1.11%) T-Plan
7 10 (1.11%) Allen-Bradley
7 10 (1.11%) JDA
7 10 (1.11%) Siemens
7 10 (1.11%) Minitab
7 10 (1.11%) Remedy
8 9 (1.00%) Cisco
9 7 (0.78%) Citrix
9 7 (0.78%) Cognos
9 7 (0.78%) Infor
10 6 (0.67%) VMware
11 5 (0.56%) AppSense
11 5 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.56%) BMC
Farnborough, Hampshire
Project People Ltd.
Salary: £Salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £78,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £60k + Competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £60k + Competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £60k + Competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £60k + Competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £60k + Competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago