The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 616 569 540
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -29
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 330 452 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 246 357 380
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £79,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%

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
86042 96344 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.89% 86.87% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 71907 78684 83469
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 291 £55,000 +4.76% 29
London +1 125 £61,250 -2.00% 7
South East +32 65 £57,500 +4.54% 6
East Midlands +12 29 £48,750 -2.50% 3
City of London +40 27 £60,625 +1.04% 3
Scotland +20 26 £35,000 -20.29% 2
Berkshire +8 25 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands -17 21 £52,000 +23.80% 5
North West +15 17 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Edinburgh +18 14 £35,000 -68.88% 1
Northamptonshire +15 14 £52,500 +13.51% 3
East of England +9 14 £48,500 -15.65%
Slough +13 13 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Manchester +11 13 £55,000 +2.80% 3
Northampton +22 12 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Nottinghamshire +11 12 £50,000 +31.57%
Birmingham -9 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South West +12 11 £42,500 -8.97% 1
Nottingham +11 9 £55,000 +44.73%
Fife +2 9 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -16 9 £45,000 +15.38% 1
West Yorkshire -4 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +30 7 £40,000 -5.88%
West Sussex -1 7 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Kent - 7 £50,000 -
Worthing - 7 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +4 6 £67,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 6 £48,500 -19.16%
Coventry +11 5 £41,000 -11.35%
Oxfordshire -11 5 - - 1

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 323 (43.07%) Finance
2 307 (40.93%) Lean Six Sigma
3 264 (35.20%) PRINCE2
4 245 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
5 235 (31.33%) Project Management
6 207 (27.60%) ITIL
7 187 (24.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 173 (23.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 170 (22.67%) Process Improvement
10 165 (22.00%) Degree
11 146 (19.47%) Change Management
11 146 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
12 129 (17.20%) Business Analysis
13 108 (14.40%) Microsoft
14 98 (13.07%) Waterfall
15 89 (11.87%) PMI Certification
16 84 (11.20%) Service Delivery
17 81 (10.80%) Banking
18 80 (10.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 74 (9.87%) Manufacturing
20 72 (9.60%) Service Management
21 70 (9.33%) Business Transformation
22 69 (9.20%) Coaching
22 69 (9.20%) PMP
23 68 (9.07%) Telecoms
24 66 (8.80%) Retail
25 63 (8.40%) ISEB
26 62 (8.27%) SDLC
27 61 (8.13%) TOGAF
28 57 (7.60%) QA

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.93%) iPlanet
3 6 (0.80%) SAS
4 5 (0.67%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.67%) CMS
5 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.40%) Documentum
5 3 (0.40%) FileNet
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.40%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 56 (7.47%) MS Office
2 53 (7.07%) MS Visio
3 42 (5.60%) MS Excel
4 28 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (2.80%) MS Project
6 19 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.67%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.53%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.53%) OrCAD
9 3 (0.40%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.33%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.93%) HFM
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.40%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.40%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.40%) SAP MDM
3 3 (0.40%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.07%) SaaS
4 6 (0.80%) Office 365
5 4 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.07%) Unified Communications
2 7 (0.93%) Internet
2 7 (0.93%) Intranet
2 7 (0.93%) LDAP
2 7 (0.93%) SNMP
2 7 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.40%) HTTP
6 2 (0.27%) Extranet
6 2 (0.27%) Wireless
7 1 (0.13%) ATM
7 1 (0.13%) Broadband
7 1 (0.13%) ISDN
7 1 (0.13%) LAN
7 1 (0.13%) Network Security
7 1 (0.13%) PSTN
7 1 (0.13%) VoIP
7 1 (0.13%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.20%) Relational Database
3 22 (2.93%) Big Data
4 17 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.93%) DataStage
6 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.80%) Hyperion Smart View
8 5 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
9 4 (0.53%) QualityStage
10 3 (0.40%) DB2
10 3 (0.40%) OLTP
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.40%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.60%) JIRA
2 9 (1.20%) LabVIEW
3 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.27%) Maven
4 2 (0.27%) SilkTest
4 2 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.13%) Firebug
5 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 323 (43.07%) Finance
2 81 (10.80%) Banking
3 74 (9.87%) Manufacturing
4 68 (9.07%) Telecoms
5 66 (8.80%) Retail
6 40 (5.33%) Marketing
7 39 (5.20%) Legal
8 31 (4.13%) Back Office
9 22 (2.93%) Publishing
10 21 (2.80%) Law
11 19 (2.53%) Investment Banking
12 18 (2.40%) Electronics
13 13 (1.73%) Front Office
14 12 (1.60%) Retail Banking
15 10 (1.33%) Military
16 8 (1.07%) Automotive
17 6 (0.80%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.80%) Local Government
18 5 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 242 (32.27%) Analyst
2 167 (22.27%) Business Analyst
3 111 (14.80%) Project Manager
4 65 (8.67%) Consultant
5 46 (6.13%) Process Analyst
6 45 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
7 41 (5.47%) Senior Business Analyst
8 30 (4.00%) Architect
9 27 (3.60%) Business Manager
10 26 (3.47%) Business Consultant
10 26 (3.47%) Service Manager
11 22 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
12 20 (2.67%) IT Manager
12 20 (2.67%) Programme Manager
13 19 (2.53%) Banking Analyst
13 19 (2.53%) Business Improvement Analyst
13 19 (2.53%) Business Process Analyst
13 19 (2.53%) Infrastructure Manager
14 18 (2.40%) Business Architect
14 18 (2.40%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.20%) .NET
2 16 (2.13%) Web Services
3 11 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.20%) HTML
5 7 (0.93%) SAML
6 6 (0.80%) XML
7 5 (0.67%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (0.53%) Apache Flex
8 4 (0.53%) Flash
8 4 (0.53%) Middleware
9 3 (0.40%) ODBC
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.27%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.13%) Ajax
11 1 (0.13%) HTML5
11 1 (0.13%) jQuery
11 1 (0.13%) JRules
11 1 (0.13%) SOAP
11 1 (0.13%) Spring
11 1 (0.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 146 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 39 (5.20%) PMI
4 31 (4.13%) Virtual Team
5 20 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.40%) FMCG
7 15 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
8 14 (1.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (1.87%) Fintech
9 10 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.33%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
11 7 (0.93%) Derivative
11 7 (0.93%) Reference Data
11 7 (0.93%) Statistics
12 6 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.80%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.67%) Windows
2 13 (1.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (0.80%) Android
3 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.27%) VMS
5 1 (0.13%) CentOS
5 1 (0.13%) Fedora
5 1 (0.13%) Linux
5 1 (0.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (40.93%) Lean Six Sigma
2 264 (35.20%) PRINCE2
3 245 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (31.33%) Project Management
5 207 (27.60%) ITIL
6 187 (24.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 173 (23.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 170 (22.67%) Process Improvement
9 146 (19.47%) Change Management
10 129 (17.20%) Business Analysis
11 98 (13.07%) Waterfall
12 84 (11.20%) Service Delivery
13 72 (9.60%) Service Management
14 70 (9.33%) Business Transformation
15 69 (9.20%) Coaching
16 62 (8.27%) SDLC
17 61 (8.13%) TOGAF
18 56 (7.47%) CRM
18 56 (7.47%) Mentoring
19 54 (7.20%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.73%) SQL
2 23 (3.07%) C#
3 16 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 13 (1.73%) C
5 9 (1.20%) Java
6 5 (0.67%) MATLAB
6 5 (0.67%) Python
6 5 (0.67%) R
6 5 (0.67%) VB
7 4 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.40%) C++
8 3 (0.40%) XPath
9 2 (0.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 165 (22.00%) Degree
2 89 (11.87%) PMI Certification
3 80 (10.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 69 (9.20%) PMP
5 63 (8.40%) ISEB
6 51 (6.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 45 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 41 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 24 (3.20%) Security Cleared
11 20 (2.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 17 (2.27%) SC Cleared
13 15 (2.00%) MBA
14 12 (1.60%) ISTQB
15 10 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
16 9 (1.20%) ACCA
16 9 (1.20%) CIMA
16 9 (1.20%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
17 8 (1.07%) HND
18 7 (0.93%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.60%) QA
2 34 (4.53%) COBIT
3 30 (4.00%) SLA
4 25 (3.33%) ISO 9001
5 12 (1.60%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.07%) PMBOK
8 7 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.93%) EMIR
8 7 (0.93%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.93%) MiFID
9 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.53%) NEBOSH
10 4 (0.53%) P3O
11 3 (0.40%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.40%) TickIT
12 2 (0.27%) COSO
12 2 (0.27%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.20%) Terminal Services
3 9 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.20%) vSphere
3 9 (1.20%) XenApp
3 9 (1.20%) XenDesktop
3 9 (1.20%) XenServer
4 4 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (0.13%) MOM
2 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 108 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.73%) SAP
3 27 (3.60%) Oracle
4 15 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (2.00%) VMware
5 13 (1.73%) Cisco
5 13 (1.73%) Cognizant
6 12 (1.60%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.47%) Minitab
8 10 (1.33%) Xerox
9 9 (1.20%) AppSense
9 9 (1.20%) BMC
9 9 (1.20%) Citrix
9 9 (1.20%) Cyber-Ark
9 9 (1.20%) EMC
9 9 (1.20%) IBM
9 9 (1.20%) iManage
9 9 (1.20%) Informatica
9 9 (1.20%) Interwoven
10 7 (0.93%) Altiris
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k + Car allowance + Bonus Competitive package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+bonus+car
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £95,000, plus an impressive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus annual bonus, car, pension, hea
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago
Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cannock
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 23 days ago