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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 610 546 556
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +10
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 319 475 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 220 396 362
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
84459 94716 97476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70336 78260 78020
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -68 278 £50,000 -13.04% 28
London -52 80 £60,000 -11.11% 10
South East +52 78 £50,000 -13.04% 3
North West +23 28 £46,250 -9.31% 3
West Midlands -14 27 £43,500 -13.00% 4
Berkshire +26 26 £67,500 +28.57%
East Midlands +24 26 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +19 22 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Reading - 21 £100,000 -
Scotland +9 20 £47,500 -1.04%
West Sussex +34 19 £47,500 -17.39% 1
West Yorkshire +21 17 £47,500 +32.86% 3
Manchester -7 17 £45,000 -16.66% 2
Birmingham -15 17 £42,500 -18.26%
Hampshire +17 16 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Edinburgh -5 14 £46,500 -25.60%
Buckinghamshire +29 13 £50,000 +42.85% 1
City of London +22 12 £57,500 - 4
Northamptonshire +17 12 - -
Worthing +15 12 £36,500 -9.87% 1
Northampton +12 11 - -
South West -28 10 £42,500 -7.22% 4
Portsmouth - 8 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 8 £50,000 - 1
Cardiff +8 7 £42,500 +1.19%
Nottinghamshire +6 7 £32,500 -14.47%
Nottingham +6 7 £32,500 -14.47%
Wales +1 7 £42,500 +1.19%
South Wales -2 7 £42,500 +1.19%
Bingley - 7 £47,500 - 2

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 290 (44.82%) Finance
2 264 (40.80%) Lean Six Sigma
3 242 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (35.39%) PRINCE2
5 218 (33.69%) Project Management
6 160 (24.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 155 (23.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 153 (23.65%) Degree
9 149 (23.03%) ITIL
9 149 (23.03%) Process Improvement
10 118 (18.24%) Change Management
11 115 (17.77%) Business Analysis
12 103 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
13 93 (14.37%) Waterfall
14 85 (13.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 72 (11.13%) Microsoft
16 68 (10.51%) MS Office
17 67 (10.36%) PMI Certification
18 66 (10.20%) Telecoms
19 64 (9.89%) Programme Management
20 62 (9.58%) ISEB
21 61 (9.43%) PMP
21 61 (9.43%) Banking
22 58 (8.96%) Business Transformation
23 54 (8.35%) QA
23 54 (8.35%) Manufacturing
24 53 (8.19%) SDLC
25 52 (8.04%) Service Delivery
26 48 (7.42%) Retail
27 46 (7.11%) TOGAF

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 (1.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.93%) Documentum
2 6 (0.93%) FileNet
3 4 (0.62%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.62%) SAP Portal
4 3 (0.46%) Confluence
4 3 (0.46%) SAS
5 1 (0.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.15%) CMS
5 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 68 (10.51%) MS Office
2 45 (6.96%) MS Excel
3 44 (6.80%) MS Visio
4 28 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (3.25%) MS Project
6 9 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.62%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.62%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.62%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.15%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 10 (1.55%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.08%) HFM
2 7 (1.08%) SAP CO
2 7 (1.08%) SAP FI
2 7 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.77%) SAP SCM
4 4 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.62%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.62%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.62%) SAP MDM
4 4 (0.62%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.16%) SaaS
2 11 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) Lucidchart
5 2 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.55%) Intranet
2 6 (0.93%) Ethernet
3 5 (0.77%) PBX
3 5 (0.77%) Unified Communications
3 5 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.62%) Internet
5 3 (0.46%) WAAS
6 2 (0.31%) HTTP
7 1 (0.15%) Broadband
7 1 (0.15%) ISDN
7 1 (0.15%) LAN
7 1 (0.15%) Network Security
7 1 (0.15%) PSTN
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
7 1 (0.15%) VoIP
7 1 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.15%) WAN
7 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.01%) Big Data
3 11 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (0.93%) DataStage
4 6 (0.93%) Hyperion Smart View
4 6 (0.93%) MS Access
4 6 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.62%) SAP BI
6 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.46%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.46%) DB2
7 3 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (0.46%) OLAP
7 3 (0.46%) OLTP
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.46%) QualityStage
7 3 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.32%) JIRA
2 9 (1.39%) LabVIEW
3 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.46%) Hudson
5 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.31%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.15%) Firebug
6 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 290 (44.82%) Finance
2 66 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 61 (9.43%) Banking
4 54 (8.35%) Manufacturing
5 48 (7.42%) Retail
6 39 (6.03%) Marketing
7 37 (5.72%) Legal
8 18 (2.78%) Back Office
9 17 (2.63%) Electronics
10 14 (2.16%) Law
11 11 (1.70%) Front Office
12 9 (1.39%) Military
13 8 (1.24%) Automotive
13 8 (1.24%) Investment Banking
13 8 (1.24%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.77%) Publishing
16 4 (0.62%) French Language
17 3 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 192 (29.68%) Analyst
2 135 (20.87%) Business Analyst
3 93 (14.37%) Project Manager
4 52 (8.04%) Consultant
5 41 (6.34%) Process Analyst
5 41 (6.34%) Senior Analyst
6 38 (5.87%) Business Manager
7 34 (5.26%) Architect
7 34 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
8 27 (4.17%) IT Manager
9 25 (3.86%) Business Change Manager
10 24 (3.71%) Service Manager
11 23 (3.55%) Business Architect
12 22 (3.40%) Delivery Manager
13 21 (3.25%) Change Manager
14 20 (3.09%) Service Analyst
15 18 (2.78%) Business Process Analyst
16 17 (2.63%) Business Consultant
17 16 (2.47%) Business Process Architect
18 15 (2.32%) Project Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.94%) .NET
2 10 (1.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.77%) Web Services
4 4 (0.62%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (0.46%) ODBC
6 2 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.31%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.31%) HTML
6 2 (0.31%) HTML5
6 2 (0.31%) XML
7 1 (0.15%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.15%) Mason
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) Spring
7 1 (0.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 103 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.33%) PMI
4 26 (4.02%) Virtual Team
5 14 (2.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 14 (2.16%) Fintech
5 14 (2.16%) FMCG
6 13 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.55%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.39%) Derivative
8 9 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (1.24%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.24%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.08%) OTC Derivatives
11 6 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.93%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.77%) CPLD
12 5 (0.77%) IVR
12 5 (0.77%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.55%) Windows
2 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.15%) Android
3 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.15%) CentOS
3 1 (0.15%) Fedora
3 1 (0.15%) Linux
3 1 (0.15%) Unix
3 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (40.80%) Lean Six Sigma
2 242 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (35.39%) PRINCE2
4 218 (33.69%) Project Management
5 160 (24.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 155 (23.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 149 (23.03%) ITIL
7 149 (23.03%) Process Improvement
8 118 (18.24%) Change Management
9 115 (17.77%) Business Analysis
10 93 (14.37%) Waterfall
11 64 (9.89%) Programme Management
12 58 (8.96%) Business Transformation
13 53 (8.19%) SDLC
14 52 (8.04%) Service Delivery
15 46 (7.11%) Coaching
15 46 (7.11%) TOGAF
16 44 (6.80%) Scrum
17 42 (6.49%) CRM
17 42 (6.49%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.25%) SQL
2 18 (2.78%) C#
3 12 (1.85%) C
4 7 (1.08%) Java
5 5 (0.77%) C++
5 5 (0.77%) VB
6 4 (0.62%) MATLAB
6 4 (0.62%) Python
6 4 (0.62%) R
7 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.15%) PHP
8 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 153 (23.65%) Degree
2 85 (13.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 67 (10.36%) PMI Certification
4 62 (9.58%) ISEB
5 61 (9.43%) PMP
6 43 (6.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 36 (5.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 29 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 26 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (2.63%) APMG
11 15 (2.32%) Security Cleared
12 14 (2.16%) ISTQB
13 12 (1.85%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 11 (1.70%) HND
14 11 (1.70%) MBA
14 11 (1.70%) SC Cleared
15 7 (1.08%) ACCA
15 7 (1.08%) CIMA
16 6 (0.93%) DV Cleared
17 5 (0.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.35%) QA
2 21 (3.25%) SLA
3 19 (2.94%) MiFID
4 18 (2.78%) COBIT
4 18 (2.78%) ISO 9001
5 16 (2.47%) ISO 14001
6 9 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (1.39%) EMIR
6 9 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.24%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.93%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.46%) P3O
11 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.15%) ISO13485
12 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) MOM
1 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (11.13%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.80%) SAP
3 27 (4.17%) Oracle
4 12 (1.85%) Cognizant
5 10 (1.55%) IBM
6 9 (1.39%) EMC
7 8 (1.24%) Xerox
8 7 (1.08%) Informatica
8 7 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.93%) Capita
9 6 (0.93%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.93%) HP
9 6 (0.93%) Hyperion
9 6 (0.93%) Sun
10 5 (0.77%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.77%) Huawei
10 5 (0.77%) Minitab
10 5 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.62%) Sophos
11 4 (0.62%) VMware
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 + £80,000 + Car allowance + Bonus Competitive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £55,000 + Car allowance + Bonus Competitive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £65k - 90k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK
Salary: -
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 + £100,000 + Car allowance + Bonus Competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Telefonica
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Season T, Childcare V, Sainburys Bank
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Together Money
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 26 days ago