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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 478 454 409
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -45
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 498 492 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.58% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 358 403 334
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 -43 448 £52,500 +10.52% 61
London -12 148 £55,000 -8.33% 15
South East +13 100 £55,000 +15.78% 18
North West -1 50 £42,279 +5.69% 5
Berkshire +30 49 £95,000 +75.92% 3
West Midlands -17 47 £75,000 +57.89% 4
Yorkshire -68 40 £45,000 +12.50% 1
City of London -14 37 £42,500 -5.55% 6
East Midlands -2 33 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Northamptonshire +2 29 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Northampton +7 27 £45,000 -5.26%
Scotland +1 27 £56,500 +45.80% 3
South West -30 27 £45,000 - 7
Reading +15 26 £95,000 +34.27% 1
Birmingham +2 25 £95,000 +90.00% 2
East of England -18 25 £95,000 +88.11% 6
Manchester -1 24 £43,000 +7.50% 5
Hertfordshire 0 23 £95,000 +114.08% 1
West Yorkshire -66 20 £45,000 +12.50%
Cheshire -2 19 £42,279 +5.69%
Edinburgh +4 18 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 18 £95,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 16 £72,500 +82.38% 2
Bristol +6 14 £43,000 -9.47% 1
South Yorkshire -10 13 £55,000 +40.12%
Leeds -41 13 £47,500 +18.75%
Warrington -5 12 £42,279 +53.74%
Warwickshire +25 11 £43,000 -40.68%
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Barnsley - 11 - -

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 481 (46.97%) Finance
2 437 (42.68%) Lean Six Sigma
3 338 (33.01%) Project Management
4 333 (32.52%) PRINCE2
5 242 (23.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 233 (22.75%) Degree
7 184 (17.97%) Change Management
8 172 (16.80%) ITIL
9 162 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 145 (14.16%) Business Analysis
11 143 (13.96%) Process Management
12 142 (13.87%) PMI Certification
13 135 (13.18%) Banking
14 123 (12.01%) Process Improvement
15 122 (11.91%) Retail
16 121 (11.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 107 (10.45%) Microsoft
18 104 (10.16%) PMP
19 96 (9.38%) Manufacturing
20 93 (9.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
21 85 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
22 80 (7.81%) PRINCE
23 78 (7.62%) BPR
23 78 (7.62%) Service Management
23 78 (7.62%) MS Office
24 73 (7.13%) CRM
25 70 (6.84%) Marketing
26 69 (6.74%) MS Excel
26 69 (6.74%) ISEB
26 69 (6.74%) Quality Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 38 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (1.27%) CMS
4 9 (0.88%) SAS
5 8 (0.78%) IIS
6 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.29%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.20%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.20%) Documentum
10 2 (0.20%) Confluence
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.098%) Lync
11 1 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.098%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.098%) WordPress
11 1 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.098%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.098%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 78 (7.62%) MS Office
2 69 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 59 (5.76%) MS Visio
4 54 (5.27%) MS Project
5 36 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.68%) Stata
8 6 (0.59%) SPSS
9 2 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.20%) Mingle
10 1 (0.098%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.17%) SAP APO
2 11 (1.07%) SAP FI
2 11 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (1.07%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.78%) SAP SD
3 8 (0.78%) SAP CRM
4 7 (0.68%) SAP MM
4 7 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.68%) SAP SCM
4 7 (0.68%) SAP LE
4 7 (0.68%) SAP BPC
5 6 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.49%) SAP Travel Management
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.49%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.66%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.098%) Route 53
3 1 (0.098%) IaaS
3 1 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.098%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.098%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.61%) Internet
2 21 (2.05%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (1.37%) Intranet
4 13 (1.27%) Wireless
5 6 (0.59%) LAN
5 6 (0.59%) WAN
6 5 (0.49%) VoIP
7 4 (0.39%) VPN
7 4 (0.39%) FTP
7 4 (0.39%) MVNO
8 3 (0.29%) Network Security
8 3 (0.29%) Firewall
9 2 (0.20%) VLAN
9 2 (0.20%) SAN
9 2 (0.20%) DMZ
9 2 (0.20%) DNS
9 2 (0.20%) WLAN
10 1 (0.098%) DHCP
10 1 (0.098%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.098%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.37%) QlikView
3 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.68%) MySQL
4 7 (0.68%) SAP BI
5 5 (0.49%) SQLPlus
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.49%) MS Access
6 4 (0.39%) DB2
6 4 (0.39%) OLAP
6 4 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.39%) Spotfire
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (1.37%) JIRA
2 10 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.29%) Selenium
5 2 (0.20%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.20%) JBehave
5 2 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.20%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.20%) Maven
5 2 (0.20%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.20%) Hudson
5 2 (0.20%) Concordion
6 1 (0.098%) FishEye
6 1 (0.098%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.098%) VectorCAST
General
1 481 (46.97%) Finance
2 135 (13.18%) Banking
3 122 (11.91%) Retail
4 96 (9.38%) Manufacturing
5 70 (6.84%) Marketing
6 67 (6.54%) Legal
7 64 (6.25%) Telecoms
8 39 (3.81%) German Language
9 36 (3.52%) Back Office
10 25 (2.44%) Investment Banking
11 23 (2.25%) French Language
12 18 (1.76%) Czech Language
13 15 (1.46%) Law
14 14 (1.37%) Billing
15 12 (1.17%) Retail Banking
16 11 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.88%) Automotive
17 9 (0.88%) Advertising
18 6 (0.59%) Military
18 6 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 280 (27.34%) Analyst
2 206 (20.12%) Business Analyst
3 142 (13.87%) Project Manager
4 113 (11.04%) Consultant
5 66 (6.45%) Process Analyst
6 53 (5.18%) Programme Manager
7 49 (4.79%) Business Manager
8 43 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
9 40 (3.91%) Business Process Analyst
10 39 (3.81%) Process Manager
11 38 (3.71%) Architect
12 30 (2.93%) Management Consultant
13 29 (2.83%) Change Manager
13 29 (2.83%) Senior Business Analyst
14 28 (2.73%) Senior Manager
15 25 (2.44%) IT Consultant
15 25 (2.44%) Service Manager
16 20 (1.95%) Business Architect
17 19 (1.86%) IT Project Manager
17 19 (1.86%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.25%) .NET
2 20 (1.95%) XML
3 14 (1.37%) HTML
4 12 (1.17%) Web Services
5 10 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.68%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.49%) CSS
8 4 (0.39%) WCF
8 4 (0.39%) LINQ
8 4 (0.39%) Classic ASP
9 3 (0.29%) DOM
9 3 (0.29%) SOAP
9 3 (0.29%) DHTML
10 2 (0.20%) J2EE
10 2 (0.20%) WSDL
11 1 (0.098%) Struts
11 1 (0.098%) JSP
11 1 (0.098%) EDI
11 1 (0.098%) JMS
11 1 (0.098%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.69%) Management Information System
2 41 (4.00%) PMI
3 28 (2.73%) Life Science
4 25 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.86%) Statistics
6 16 (1.56%) Fixed Income
6 16 (1.56%) Credit Risk
7 14 (1.37%) Taxonomies
8 12 (1.17%) E-Learning
9 9 (0.88%) FMCG
10 8 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.68%) NHS
11 7 (0.68%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.59%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.49%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.49%) Equities
13 5 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.39%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.29%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.15%) Windows
2 20 (1.95%) UNIX
3 10 (0.98%) Windows 7
4 8 (0.78%) Linux
5 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.20%) AIX
6 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (42.68%) Lean Six Sigma
2 338 (33.01%) Project Management
3 333 (32.52%) PRINCE2
4 242 (23.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 184 (17.97%) Change Management
6 172 (16.80%) ITIL
7 162 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 145 (14.16%) Business Analysis
9 143 (13.96%) Process Management
10 123 (12.01%) Process Improvement
11 85 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
12 80 (7.81%) PRINCE
13 78 (7.62%) Service Management
13 78 (7.62%) BPR
14 73 (7.13%) CRM
15 69 (6.74%) Quality Management
16 65 (6.35%) Business Development
17 61 (5.96%) Benchmarking
17 61 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
18 60 (5.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (4.69%) SQL
2 15 (1.46%) JavaScript
2 15 (1.46%) Perl
2 15 (1.46%) C#
3 11 (1.07%) Java
4 10 (0.98%) C
5 8 (0.78%) VB
6 7 (0.68%) Python
7 6 (0.59%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.49%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.39%) VBA
9 4 (0.39%) Ruby
9 4 (0.39%) XPath
9 4 (0.39%) PHP
10 3 (0.29%) PowerHouse
10 3 (0.29%) R
11 2 (0.20%) VBScript
12 1 (0.098%) C++
12 1 (0.098%) Groovy
12 1 (0.098%) Scala
Qualifications
1 233 (22.75%) Degree
2 142 (13.87%) PMI Certification
3 121 (11.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 104 (10.16%) PMP
5 93 (9.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 69 (6.74%) ISEB
7 53 (5.18%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 46 (4.49%) Security Cleared
9 40 (3.91%) SC Cleared
10 34 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 32 (3.13%) MBA
12 18 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (1.27%) CBAP
13 13 (1.27%) ISTQB
14 11 (1.07%) IIBA
14 11 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 7 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.68%) APMP
17 5 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.47%) QA
2 34 (3.32%) SLA
3 32 (3.13%) COBIT
4 30 (2.93%) ISO 14001
5 27 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (1.76%) ISO 9001
7 17 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.98%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.78%) P3O
10 5 (0.49%) EMIR
10 5 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.49%) COREP
11 4 (0.39%) CRD IV
11 4 (0.39%) Basel III
11 4 (0.39%) Basel II
11 4 (0.39%) TickIT
12 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.20%) MiFID
13 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.098%) XenApp
2 1 (0.098%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.098%) vSphere
2 1 (0.098%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.20%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (0.098%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.098%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.098%) Puppet
2 1 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.098%) Ansible
2 1 (0.098%) logstash
2 1 (0.098%) Kibana
2 1 (0.098%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 107 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.05%) SAP
3 58 (5.66%) Oracle
4 29 (2.83%) IBM
5 25 (2.44%) Minitab
6 16 (1.56%) Huawei
6 16 (1.56%) Business Objects
7 14 (1.37%) webMethods
8 13 (1.27%) Cognizant
9 11 (1.07%) Informatica
10 9 (0.88%) HP
11 8 (0.78%) Cisco
12 7 (0.68%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.59%) VMware
14 5 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.49%) CA
14 5 (0.49%) Dell
15 4 (0.39%) EMC
15 4 (0.39%) BMC
15 4 (0.39%) Symantec
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 to £100000 per annum - expectational benefit package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K bonus + 6K Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Car allowance + 16% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
Hull, Yorkshire
Arco
Posted: 10 days ago