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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 506 488 451
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -37
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 451 541 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 359 378 430
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 £36,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £95,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%

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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 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 3 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 -23 409 £52,500 -4.54% 57
London +10 154 £62,500 +8.69% 18
South East -27 67 £55,000 - 10
Yorkshire +9 49 £41,250 -13.15% 1
City of London +30 36 £60,250 -7.30% 6
West Yorkshire +17 34 £35,000 -17.64% 1
East of England -3 32 £57,500 -37.83% 3
East Midlands +6 31 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -35 27 £42,000 -53.33% 4
North West -37 25 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Leeds +14 24 £35,000 -20.45% 1
South West +6 20 £47,000 +9.30% 18
Berkshire -34 19 £56,250 -40.78% 3
Surrey +18 18 £53,750 +30.30% 3
Scotland -24 15 £42,956 -18.17% 6
South Wales +10 14 £48,500 -8.49%
Wales +2 14 £48,500 -8.49% 1
Manchester -7 13 £55,000 +27.90%
Essex +11 12 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Lancashire -2 12 £47,500 +46.15%
Hertfordshire -19 12 £57,500 -39.47% 2
Preston - 12 £47,500 -
Hampshire +3 11 - - 1
Cardiff -1 11 £52,000 -10.34%
South Yorkshire -5 11 £47,500 -35.89%
Northamptonshire -21 10 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Wiltshire - 10 £46,377 - 1
Glasgow +4 9 £43,913 -21.23% 3
Northampton -13 9 £52,500 +16.66%
Nottinghamshire - 9 £38,000 -

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 396 (44.90%) Lean Six Sigma
2 379 (42.97%) Finance
3 305 (34.58%) Project Management
4 254 (28.80%) Degree
5 252 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 215 (24.38%) PRINCE2
7 186 (21.09%) Business Analysis
8 185 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
9 180 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
10 175 (19.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 157 (17.80%) Change Management
12 156 (17.69%) ITIL
13 124 (14.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 116 (13.15%) Banking
15 105 (11.90%) Process Improvement
16 96 (10.88%) PMI Certification
17 87 (9.86%) MS Visio
18 86 (9.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
19 81 (9.18%) Manufacturing
20 80 (9.07%) Microsoft
21 79 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
22 75 (8.50%) Telecoms
23 73 (8.28%) Process Management
24 72 (8.16%) UML
25 71 (8.05%) Retail
26 70 (7.94%) MS Excel
26 70 (7.94%) CRM
27 68 (7.71%) Coaching
28 67 (7.60%) ISEB
29 63 (7.14%) Risk Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 43 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.70%) SAS
3 10 (1.13%) Lync
4 7 (0.79%) Confluence
5 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.34%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.23%) Drupal
7 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.11%) IIS
8 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 87 (9.86%) MS Visio
2 70 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 52 (5.90%) MS Office
4 43 (4.88%) MS Project
4 43 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.13%) AutoCAD
5 10 (1.13%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.23%) Mingle
6 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.11%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.11%) Stata
7 1 (0.11%) Simulink
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (1.25%) SAP SCM
2 11 (1.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 10 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.91%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.68%) SAP MM
5 6 (0.68%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.68%) SAP LE
5 6 (0.68%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.57%) AWD
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.57%) SAP APO
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.45%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (1.36%) Office 365
2 10 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (0.68%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Taleo
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.04%) Wireless
2 14 (1.59%) Unified Communications
3 13 (1.47%) Internet
4 8 (0.91%) Intranet
5 6 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.57%) WAN
6 5 (0.57%) LAN
7 4 (0.45%) Broadband
7 4 (0.45%) 3G
7 4 (0.45%) 4G
7 4 (0.45%) Firewall
8 3 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.23%) HTTP
9 2 (0.23%) SAN
10 1 (0.11%) FTP
10 1 (0.11%) ATM
10 1 (0.11%) SDH
10 1 (0.11%) DWDM
10 1 (0.11%) MPLS
10 1 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.13%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.13%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (0.91%) SAP BI
6 5 (0.57%) MySQL
7 4 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.11%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (1.36%) JIRA
2 9 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.57%) Hudson
5 4 (0.45%) Subversion
5 4 (0.45%) Maven
5 4 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.34%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.34%) Selenium
7 2 (0.23%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.23%) JBehave
7 2 (0.23%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.23%) Concordion
7 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 379 (42.97%) Finance
2 116 (13.15%) Banking
3 81 (9.18%) Manufacturing
4 75 (8.50%) Telecoms
5 71 (8.05%) Retail
6 23 (2.61%) Electronics
7 21 (2.38%) Marketing
8 17 (1.93%) General Ledger
9 15 (1.70%) German Language
9 15 (1.70%) Legal
10 12 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.36%) Polish Language
11 11 (1.25%) Spanish Language
11 11 (1.25%) French Language
12 10 (1.13%) Automotive
13 9 (1.02%) Law
13 9 (1.02%) Back Office
14 8 (0.91%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.79%) Advertising
15 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 256 (29.02%) Analyst
2 198 (22.45%) Business Analyst
3 159 (18.03%) Project Manager
4 68 (7.71%) Consultant
5 51 (5.78%) Business Manager
6 50 (5.67%) Senior Analyst
7 42 (4.76%) Architect
8 35 (3.97%) Change Manager
9 34 (3.85%) Process Manager
10 31 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
10 31 (3.51%) Senior Manager
11 27 (3.06%) Business Consultant
12 26 (2.95%) Programme Manager
12 26 (2.95%) Senior Project Manager
13 24 (2.72%) Process Analyst
14 22 (2.49%) Lead Business Analyst
15 20 (2.27%) Business Change Manager
16 18 (2.04%) Business Architect
17 17 (1.93%) ERP Manager
18 16 (1.81%) Process Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.59%) .NET
1 14 (1.59%) CSS
2 12 (1.36%) Web Services
3 10 (1.13%) Apache Flex
4 7 (0.79%) Middleware
5 6 (0.68%) XML
6 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.34%) HTML
7 3 (0.34%) SOAP
8 2 (0.23%) Ajax
8 2 (0.23%) jQuery
8 2 (0.23%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.11%) JSON
9 1 (0.11%) DOM
9 1 (0.11%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 180 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.90%) Management Information System
3 51 (5.78%) PMI
4 28 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.93%) FMCG
6 15 (1.70%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.36%) Taxonomies
8 11 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (1.13%) User Experience
10 8 (0.91%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.91%) Statistics
11 7 (0.79%) NHS
12 6 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.57%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.45%) GIS
14 4 (0.45%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.45%) FlexPod
15 3 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.34%) Wiki
15 3 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.83%) Windows
2 15 (1.70%) UNIX
3 13 (1.47%) Linux
4 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.68%) Windows XP
5 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.11%) Android
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.11%) AIX
8 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (44.90%) Lean Six Sigma
2 305 (34.58%) Project Management
3 252 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 215 (24.38%) PRINCE2
5 186 (21.09%) Business Analysis
6 185 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
7 175 (19.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 157 (17.80%) Change Management
9 156 (17.69%) ITIL
10 105 (11.90%) Process Improvement
11 79 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
12 73 (8.28%) Process Management
13 72 (8.16%) UML
14 70 (7.94%) CRM
15 68 (7.71%) Coaching
16 63 (7.14%) SDLC
16 63 (7.14%) Risk Management
17 61 (6.92%) Business Transformation
18 58 (6.58%) Service Delivery
19 55 (6.24%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.72%) SQL
2 20 (2.27%) Java
3 8 (0.91%) PL/SQL
3 8 (0.91%) PowerShell
4 7 (0.79%) C#
4 7 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.57%) C
5 5 (0.57%) VBA
6 4 (0.45%) Python
6 4 (0.45%) VBScript
7 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.34%) Perl
7 3 (0.34%) PHP
8 2 (0.23%) C++
8 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.23%) AWK
8 2 (0.23%) Ruby
8 2 (0.23%) XPath
9 1 (0.11%) sed
9 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 254 (28.80%) Degree
2 124 (14.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 96 (10.88%) PMI Certification
4 86 (9.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 67 (7.60%) ISEB
6 53 (6.01%) PMP
7 44 (4.99%) Security Cleared
8 35 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 29 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 27 (3.06%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 24 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (2.15%) DV Cleared
13 17 (1.93%) SC Cleared
14 13 (1.47%) CISSP
15 12 (1.36%) MBA
16 9 (1.02%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
16 9 (1.02%) ISTQB
17 7 (0.79%) CISA
17 7 (0.79%) CISM
18 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.69%) QA
2 43 (4.88%) ISO 9001
3 31 (3.51%) ISO 14001
4 23 (2.61%) ISO 9000
5 19 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.93%) SLA
7 14 (1.59%) COBIT
8 10 (1.13%) ISO 9002
9 6 (0.68%) TickIT
9 6 (0.68%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.34%) XenApp
3 3 (0.34%) XenServer
3 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.34%) vSphere
3 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.57%) SCCM
2 1 (0.11%) SCSM
2 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 80 (9.07%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.67%) SAP
3 36 (4.08%) Oracle
4 11 (1.25%) IBM
5 10 (1.13%) Siemens
5 10 (1.13%) HP
5 10 (1.13%) T-Plan
5 10 (1.13%) Allen-Bradley
6 7 (0.79%) Pega
6 7 (0.79%) Minitab
6 7 (0.79%) JDA
7 6 (0.68%) Infor
7 6 (0.68%) Cognos
7 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.57%) Chordiant
8 5 (0.57%) VMware
9 4 (0.45%) CollabNet
9 4 (0.45%) Cisco
9 4 (0.45%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.45%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum +BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum +BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k + Competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Creditcall
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Pension/Paid Vacation/Relocation B
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: £48k - £52k + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + car
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £39000 - £42000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £39000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k base with an £80k OTE Plus Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago