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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 505 500 468
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 446 508 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 295 373 376
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,490 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,375
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +21.21%

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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -36 389 £55,000 - 59
South East +16 109 £57,500 +4.54% 19
London -59 90 £60,000 +4.34% 12
Berkshire +38 64 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Yorkshire +29 56 £39,000 -37.09% 6
West Yorkshire +41 40 £38,250 -27.14% 4
Reading +11 32 £65,000 +13.04% 1
East Midlands +27 28 £53,750 +19.44% 2
North West +17 26 £52,500 +22.80% 3
Scotland +19 25 £43,913 -21.93% 2
West Midlands -39 24 £50,000 -13.04% 4
East of England +5 23 £46,500 -19.13% 2
Leeds +21 22 £42,500 -31.45% 2
Wales +15 22 £45,000 +16.12% 1
South Wales +11 22 £45,000 +16.12% 1
City of London +5 21 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Manchester +16 18 £53,750 +7.50% 2
South West -27 18 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Northamptonshire +7 17 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Cardiff +9 16 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Northampton +7 14 £46,250 +28.47% 1
Gloucestershire - 13 £62,500 - 2
Gloucester - 13 £62,500 -
Essex +11 12 £46,500 -31.11% 2
Hampshire +4 11 - - 3
Birmingham -24 11 £71,250 +23.91% 1
North Yorkshire +27 10 £42,500 -41.37% 1
Halifax - 10 - -
Glasgow +16 9 £43,913 -18.30% 2
Nottingham +4 9 - -

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 400 (42.28%) Finance
2 379 (40.06%) Lean Six Sigma
3 367 (38.79%) Project Management
4 285 (30.13%) Degree
4 285 (30.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 258 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 240 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
7 208 (21.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 197 (20.82%) Business Analysis
9 184 (19.45%) ITIL
10 168 (17.76%) Change Management
11 151 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
12 137 (14.48%) PMI Certification
13 128 (13.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 126 (13.32%) Banking
15 124 (13.11%) Process Improvement
16 107 (11.31%) Telecoms
17 91 (9.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 90 (9.51%) ISEB
19 87 (9.20%) Coaching
20 86 (9.09%) Manufacturing
21 83 (8.77%) Risk Management
22 82 (8.67%) Waterfall
23 80 (8.46%) Business Transformation
24 78 (8.25%) PMP
25 77 (8.14%) Process Management
26 76 (8.03%) CRM
27 72 (7.61%) Microsoft
28 71 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
28 71 (7.51%) PRINCE

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.16%) ColdFusion
3 10 (1.06%) Lync
4 7 (0.74%) Confluence
5 4 (0.42%) SAS
5 4 (0.42%) IIS
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.32%) Mule
7 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.21%) Drupal
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.21%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.21%) Documentum
8 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (7.19%) MS Visio
2 67 (7.08%) MS Excel
3 49 (5.18%) MS Project
4 23 (2.43%) MS Office
5 20 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.06%) SOLIDWORKS
6 10 (1.06%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.21%) Mingle
7 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) Simulink
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 18 (1.90%) SAP BPC
2 12 (1.27%) SAP SCM
3 10 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 10 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.74%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.74%) FLEXCUBE
5 7 (0.74%) Finacle
5 7 (0.74%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.63%) SAP APO
7 5 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.53%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.42%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.42%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.42%) SAP LE
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.42%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (1.27%) Office 365
2 11 (1.16%) IBM Blueworks
3 10 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Taleo
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.59%) Wireless
2 28 (2.96%) Internet
3 12 (1.27%) Unified Communications
4 8 (0.85%) LAN
4 8 (0.85%) WAN
5 7 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.53%) Broadband
7 3 (0.32%) SSL
7 3 (0.32%) S/MIME
7 3 (0.32%) Firewall
8 2 (0.21%) Intranet
8 2 (0.21%) NGN
8 2 (0.21%) 4G
8 2 (0.21%) VPN
8 2 (0.21%) 3G
8 2 (0.21%) VoIP
8 2 (0.21%) HTTP
8 2 (0.21%) SNMP
8 2 (0.21%) LDAP
9 1 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.90%) SAP BI
2 17 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (1.69%) MySQL
4 15 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (0.85%) SQL Server
7 5 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.21%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.11%) DB2
10 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.11%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (1.37%) JIRA
1 13 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.63%) Selenium
5 5 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.32%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.21%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.21%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.21%) Hudson
7 2 (0.21%) Concordion
7 2 (0.21%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.21%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.21%) JBehave
General
1 400 (42.28%) Finance
2 126 (13.32%) Banking
3 107 (11.31%) Telecoms
4 86 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 67 (7.08%) Retail
6 41 (4.33%) Legal
7 27 (2.85%) Marketing
8 25 (2.64%) Electronics
9 19 (2.01%) German Language
10 15 (1.59%) General Ledger
11 14 (1.48%) Military
12 12 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.27%) Polish Language
13 11 (1.16%) Spanish Language
14 10 (1.06%) French Language
14 10 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.95%) Back Office
15 9 (0.95%) Advertising
15 9 (0.95%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 251 (26.53%) Analyst
2 211 (22.30%) Project Manager
3 194 (20.51%) Business Analyst
4 64 (6.77%) Consultant
5 55 (5.81%) Architect
6 46 (4.86%) Senior Manager
7 40 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
8 39 (4.12%) Senior Project Manager
8 39 (4.12%) Business Manager
9 37 (3.91%) Quality Manager
10 36 (3.81%) Programme Manager
11 28 (2.96%) Process Manager
12 27 (2.85%) Process Analyst
12 27 (2.85%) Change Manager
13 26 (2.75%) Senior Business Analyst
14 22 (2.33%) SAP Manager
15 20 (2.11%) Lead Business Analyst
16 18 (1.90%) Business Architect
17 17 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
18 15 (1.59%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.85%) .NET
2 17 (1.80%) Web Services
2 17 (1.80%) XML
3 15 (1.59%) HTML
4 14 (1.48%) CSS
5 13 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.16%) DHTML
6 11 (1.16%) SOAP
6 11 (1.16%) DOM
7 10 (1.06%) Apache Flex
8 4 (0.42%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.32%) RESTful
9 3 (0.32%) EDI
10 2 (0.21%) SAML
10 2 (0.21%) Middleware
10 2 (0.21%) Ajax
10 2 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.21%) jQuery
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 151 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.66%) PMI
3 56 (5.92%) Management Information System
4 36 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.69%) User Experience
6 13 (1.37%) Credit Risk
7 11 (1.16%) Taxonomies
8 9 (0.95%) GIS
8 9 (0.95%) FMCG
9 8 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (0.74%) Life Science
10 7 (0.74%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.63%) Statistics
11 6 (0.63%) NHS
12 5 (0.53%) FlexPod
12 5 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.32%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.32%) Derivative
13 3 (0.32%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.43%) Linux
2 20 (2.11%) Windows
3 17 (1.80%) UNIX
4 11 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.53%) Windows 8
5 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.53%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.32%) AIX
7 2 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) Android
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (40.06%) Lean Six Sigma
2 367 (38.79%) Project Management
3 285 (30.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 258 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 240 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
6 208 (21.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 197 (20.82%) Business Analysis
8 184 (19.45%) ITIL
9 168 (17.76%) Change Management
10 124 (13.11%) Process Improvement
11 87 (9.20%) Coaching
12 83 (8.77%) Risk Management
13 82 (8.67%) Waterfall
14 80 (8.46%) Business Transformation
15 77 (8.14%) Process Management
16 76 (8.03%) CRM
17 71 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
17 71 (7.51%) PRINCE
18 70 (7.40%) Mentoring
19 62 (6.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (2.33%) Java
2 20 (2.11%) SQL
3 18 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 14 (1.48%) C
5 11 (1.16%) PHP
6 9 (0.95%) C#
7 6 (0.63%) Python
8 4 (0.42%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.42%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.42%) C++
8 4 (0.42%) Perl
9 3 (0.32%) sed
9 3 (0.32%) AWK
9 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.32%) XPath
10 2 (0.21%) Ruby
10 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.21%) VBA
11 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 285 (30.13%) Degree
2 137 (14.48%) PMI Certification
3 128 (13.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 91 (9.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 90 (9.51%) ISEB
6 78 (8.25%) PMP
7 51 (5.39%) Security Cleared
8 47 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 34 (3.59%) SC Cleared
10 30 (3.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 29 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (2.33%) DV Cleared
13 20 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 20 (2.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 20 (2.11%) MBA
14 12 (1.27%) ISTQB
14 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.85%) PhD
15 8 (0.85%) CISSP
15 8 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.81%) ISO 14001
2 53 (5.60%) QA
3 52 (5.50%) ISO 9001
4 47 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (3.28%) ISO 9000
6 16 (1.69%) COBIT
6 16 (1.69%) SLA
7 12 (1.27%) PMBOK
8 10 (1.06%) ISO 9002
9 5 (0.53%) TickIT
10 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.21%) EMIR
11 2 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.11%) BS15000
System Software
1 5 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.32%) Firmware
2 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.21%) XenApp
3 2 (0.21%) XenServer
3 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.21%) vSphere
3 2 (0.21%) GPFS
3 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.63%) SCCM
2 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 72 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 61 (6.45%) SAP
3 34 (3.59%) Oracle
4 16 (1.69%) IBM
5 13 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.06%) Huawei
6 10 (1.06%) Planview
6 10 (1.06%) T-Plan
6 10 (1.06%) Allen-Bradley
6 10 (1.06%) Siemens
7 9 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.85%) webMethods
9 5 (0.53%) BMC
9 5 (0.53%) Business Objects
9 5 (0.53%) HP
9 5 (0.53%) Minitab
10 3 (0.32%) VMware
10 3 (0.32%) Capita
10 3 (0.32%) Pega
10 3 (0.32%) Cognizant
London
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 65k per year + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 100k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE £45,000-£50,000 + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
BPR Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + final salary pension, bonus, holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
BPR Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very high
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k base with an £80k OTE Plus Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
BPR Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum - Holiday & Flexible Working
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago