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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 500 490 524
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 420 457 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.53% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 311 347 265
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%

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
86854 87001 82391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.35% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 70712 69242 68369
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -34 373 £55,000 - 69
London -6 122 £60,000 -2.04% 20
South East -59 73 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Yorkshire +6 47 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Berkshire +12 37 £50,000 -16.66% 7
City of London -2 37 £65,000 -3.70% 3
West Yorkshire 0 36 £42,500 -5.55%
North West +16 30 £57,500 +36.90% 8
West Midlands -22 25 £42,750 -10.00% 2
Reading +2 23 £62,500 +4.16% 7
East Midlands +29 22 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Leeds -4 22 £43,000 -1.71%
Scotland +18 20 £46,500 -32.36% 1
East of England -18 17 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Manchester -2 16 £50,000 -42.85% 5
Northamptonshire +12 15 £40,000 +11.11% 4
North East -10 15 £37,500 -31.81%
Durham +22 13 £35,000 -48.14%
Northampton +11 13 £40,000 +11.11%
Cheshire -6 12 £77,500 +82.35% 1
Wales -7 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South Wales -8 12 £40,000 -5.88%
South West -39 12 £62,500 +13.63% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £46,000 +2.22% 5
Slough - 11 £50,000 -
Cardiff -10 10 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham -18 10 £50,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +19 8 £38,750 -46.55%
Milton Keynes +4 8 £57,500 +38.55% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £62,500 - 1

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 429 (44.23%) Finance
2 393 (40.52%) Lean Six Sigma
3 372 (38.35%) Project Management
4 295 (30.41%) PRINCE2
5 268 (27.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 258 (26.60%) Degree
6 258 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
7 248 (25.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 214 (22.06%) ITIL
9 192 (19.79%) Business Analysis
10 184 (18.97%) Change Management
11 149 (15.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 144 (14.85%) PMI Certification
13 132 (13.61%) Banking
13 132 (13.61%) Process Improvement
13 132 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
14 105 (10.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 94 (9.69%) Telecoms
16 93 (9.59%) ISEB
16 93 (9.59%) Coaching
17 92 (9.48%) Microsoft
17 92 (9.48%) Process Management
17 92 (9.48%) Manufacturing
18 91 (9.38%) PMP
19 86 (8.87%) Business Transformation
20 83 (8.56%) Waterfall
21 79 (8.14%) CRM
22 78 (8.04%) Mentoring
23 74 (7.63%) SAP
24 73 (7.53%) Risk Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 23 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.55%) ColdFusion
3 10 (1.03%) Lync
4 9 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.72%) MS Project Server
5 7 (0.72%) IIS
5 7 (0.72%) SAS
6 6 (0.62%) Confluence
7 5 (0.52%) Mule
8 4 (0.41%) iPlanet
9 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.31%) Documentum
9 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.31%) Apache
10 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.21%) JBoss
10 2 (0.21%) CMS
10 2 (0.21%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.10%) nginx
Applications
1 71 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 61 (6.29%) MS Excel
3 58 (5.98%) MS Project
4 29 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (2.16%) MS Office
6 7 (0.72%) Mingle
7 2 (0.21%) Simulink
7 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.16%) SAP BPC
3 7 (0.72%) Finacle
3 7 (0.72%) FLEXCUBE
3 7 (0.72%) SAP PLM
3 7 (0.72%) Temenos T24
4 6 (0.62%) SAP APO
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.41%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.41%) SAP SCM
6 3 (0.31%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.31%) arcHouse
6 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.21%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.10%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.86%) IBM Blueworks
2 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.21%) Office 365
3 2 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.81%) Internet
2 25 (2.58%) Wireless
3 10 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.03%) Unified Communications
4 9 (0.93%) LAN
4 9 (0.93%) WAN
5 5 (0.52%) Firewall
6 4 (0.41%) SNMP
6 4 (0.41%) Broadband
6 4 (0.41%) LDAP
7 3 (0.31%) NGN
7 3 (0.31%) VPN
7 3 (0.31%) ATM
7 3 (0.31%) VoIP
7 3 (0.31%) SSL
7 3 (0.31%) S/MIME
8 2 (0.21%) HTTP
8 2 (0.21%) SAN
9 1 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.16%) MySQL
1 21 (2.16%) SAP BI
2 17 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.21%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.10%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.10%) Redis
10 1 (0.10%) Big Data
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (1.86%) JIRA
1 18 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (1.24%) Selenium
3 11 (1.13%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.03%) Cucumber
5 9 (0.93%) Hudson
5 9 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.93%) CruiseControl
6 8 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.72%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.72%) JBehave
7 7 (0.72%) Concordion
7 7 (0.72%) SpecFlow
7 7 (0.72%) FitNesse
7 7 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.41%) TestDirector
8 4 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.21%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 429 (44.23%) Finance
2 132 (13.61%) Banking
3 94 (9.69%) Telecoms
4 92 (9.48%) Manufacturing
5 59 (6.08%) Retail
6 48 (4.95%) Legal
7 40 (4.12%) Marketing
8 15 (1.55%) Electronics
9 14 (1.44%) Military
10 13 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.34%) Automotive
11 11 (1.13%) General Ledger
12 10 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.93%) German Language
14 8 (0.82%) Advertising
15 7 (0.72%) Law
15 7 (0.72%) Back Office
15 7 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.62%) Front Office
16 6 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 264 (27.22%) Analyst
2 237 (24.43%) Project Manager
3 193 (19.90%) Business Analyst
4 84 (8.66%) Consultant
5 59 (6.08%) Architect
6 45 (4.64%) Senior Manager
7 37 (3.81%) Process Analyst
8 35 (3.61%) SAP Manager
8 35 (3.61%) Senior Project Manager
9 34 (3.51%) Programme Manager
10 32 (3.30%) Quality Manager
10 32 (3.30%) Business Manager
11 28 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (2.47%) Process Manager
13 23 (2.37%) SAP Project Manager
14 22 (2.27%) Business Architect
15 21 (2.16%) Change Manager
16 20 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 18 (1.86%) Technical Analyst
17 18 (1.86%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.92%) .NET
2 26 (2.68%) Web Services
3 23 (2.37%) XML
4 19 (1.96%) HTML
5 17 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 15 (1.55%) DHTML
6 15 (1.55%) SOAP
6 15 (1.55%) DOM
7 10 (1.03%) Apache Flex
8 4 (0.41%) SAML
9 3 (0.31%) RESTful
9 3 (0.31%) EDI
9 3 (0.31%) Flash
10 2 (0.21%) J2EE
10 2 (0.21%) Struts
10 2 (0.21%) CSS
10 2 (0.21%) Middleware
10 2 (0.21%) jQuery
10 2 (0.21%) Java EE 5
10 2 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 132 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.19%) PMI
3 53 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.16%) Credit Risk
6 18 (1.86%) Taxonomies
7 15 (1.55%) User Experience
8 14 (1.44%) FMCG
9 13 (1.34%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.24%) GIS
10 12 (1.24%) Life Science
11 8 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (0.72%) Statistics
12 7 (0.72%) NHS
13 4 (0.41%) Psychology
13 4 (0.41%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.31%) FlexPod
14 3 (0.31%) Open Source
14 3 (0.31%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.09%) Linux
2 22 (2.27%) Windows
3 21 (2.16%) UNIX
4 16 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.21%) AIX
6 2 (0.21%) Solaris
6 2 (0.21%) Android
6 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (40.52%) Lean Six Sigma
2 372 (38.35%) Project Management
3 295 (30.41%) PRINCE2
4 268 (27.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 258 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
6 248 (25.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 214 (22.06%) ITIL
8 192 (19.79%) Business Analysis
9 184 (18.97%) Change Management
10 132 (13.61%) Process Improvement
11 93 (9.59%) Coaching
12 92 (9.48%) Process Management
13 86 (8.87%) Business Transformation
14 83 (8.56%) Waterfall
15 79 (8.14%) CRM
16 78 (8.04%) Mentoring
17 73 (7.53%) Risk Management
18 71 (7.32%) PRINCE
18 71 (7.32%) UML
19 63 (6.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (2.58%) SQL
2 23 (2.37%) JavaScript
3 21 (2.16%) Java
4 18 (1.86%) C
5 17 (1.75%) C#
6 16 (1.65%) PHP
7 10 (1.03%) Python
8 8 (0.82%) Ruby
9 6 (0.62%) VBA
9 6 (0.62%) XPath
10 5 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.41%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.31%) Perl
13 2 (0.21%) C++
13 2 (0.21%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.21%) AWK
13 2 (0.21%) sed
Qualifications
1 258 (26.60%) Degree
2 149 (15.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 144 (14.85%) PMI Certification
4 105 (10.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 93 (9.59%) ISEB
6 91 (9.38%) PMP
7 69 (7.11%) Security Cleared
8 56 (5.77%) SC Cleared
9 39 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 32 (3.30%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 29 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (2.89%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 25 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (2.06%) DV Cleared
14 20 (2.06%) ISTQB
15 19 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 19 (1.96%) MBA
16 16 (1.65%) VCP4
17 13 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 9 (0.93%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.54%) QA
2 40 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (3.81%) ISO 9001
3 37 (3.81%) ISO 14001
4 22 (2.27%) ISO 9000
5 16 (1.65%) SLA
6 13 (1.34%) COBIT
7 12 (1.24%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.41%) EMIR
8 4 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) P3O
10 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.10%) BS15000
10 1 (0.10%) GxP
10 1 (0.10%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.31%) Firmware
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) GPFS
4 1 (0.10%) KVM
4 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.62%) SCCM
2 3 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.21%) Puppet
3 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 92 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.63%) SAP
3 31 (3.20%) Oracle
4 23 (2.37%) IBM
5 18 (1.86%) Red Hat
6 17 (1.75%) webMethods
7 11 (1.13%) Huawei
8 10 (1.03%) Planview
9 7 (0.72%) HP
10 6 (0.62%) Cognizant
11 5 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.41%) BMC
12 4 (0.41%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.41%) Altiris
12 4 (0.41%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.41%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.31%) F5
13 3 (0.31%) Northgate
13 3 (0.31%) Civica
13 3 (0.31%) Capita
Stockport, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + OTE £45-50k + Car allowance + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Specsavers
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ASE Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
England
TK Maxx
Posted: Yesterday
England
TK Maxx
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum plus 17.5% bonus + 9% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £46,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago