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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 502 474 402
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -72
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 479 480 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.54% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 362 382 344
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -

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
93576 88100 89689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.95% 81.53% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75414 72402 75507
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 £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -29 438 £55,000 +15.78% 64
London +2 150 £57,500 -4.16% 22
South East +19 97 £57,500 +17.94% 15
City of London -2 43 £50,000 -16.66% 9
East Midlands +21 39 £58,500 +6.36% 2
West Midlands -29 39 £50,000 +18.34% 3
Yorkshire -80 36 £44,500 +9.87% 7
Berkshire +13 33 £75,000 +42.85% 3
Northampton -1 30 £45,000 -5.26%
Northamptonshire -8 30 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 26 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England -19 26 £50,500 +9.78% 4
South West -16 25 £50,000 +5.26% 4
North West -22 23 £42,500 +18.05% 2
West Yorkshire -75 20 £44,500 +9.87% 3
Scotland +7 19 £62,500 +14.67% 7
Birmingham -14 19 £58,500 -10.00% 1
Oxfordshire +26 17 £72,500 -3.33%
Hertfordshire -7 17 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Leeds -46 17 £44,500 +11.25% 1
Manchester -10 16 £45,000 +24.13% 2
Reading +9 15 £95,000 +61.70%
Edinburgh -3 14 £65,500 +20.18% 2
Surrey -9 11 £60,000 +4.34% 4
Milton Keynes 0 10 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Bristol - 10 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire -17 8 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Devon -15 7 £55,000 +28.35%
North East -24 7 £63,000 +31.25% 1

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 455 (45.41%) Finance
2 429 (42.81%) Lean Six Sigma
3 330 (32.93%) Project Management
3 330 (32.93%) PRINCE2
4 262 (26.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 223 (22.26%) Degree
6 220 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
7 204 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 195 (19.46%) Change Management
9 177 (17.66%) ITIL
10 161 (16.07%) Process Management
11 155 (15.47%) PMI Certification
12 149 (14.87%) Banking
13 135 (13.47%) Coaching
14 133 (13.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 130 (12.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 126 (12.57%) Microsoft
17 125 (12.48%) Process Improvement
18 122 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
19 116 (11.58%) Retail
20 111 (11.08%) PMP
20 111 (11.08%) Business Analysis
21 94 (9.38%) Manufacturing
22 78 (7.78%) Service Management
23 76 (7.58%) Legal
24 75 (7.49%) MS Visio
24 75 (7.49%) Marketing
25 73 (7.29%) CRM
26 72 (7.19%) MS Office
27 71 (7.09%) Telecoms

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (1.30%) CMS
4 8 (0.80%) SAS
5 7 (0.70%) ColdFusion
5 7 (0.70%) IIS
6 5 (0.50%) MS Project Server
6 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.40%) Apache
8 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.30%) Documentum
8 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.30%) iPlanet
8 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.20%) Confluence
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.20%) Mule
9 2 (0.20%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.100%) WordPress
Applications
1 75 (7.49%) MS Visio
2 72 (7.19%) MS Office
3 56 (5.59%) MS Project
4 54 (5.39%) MS Excel
5 38 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.70%) Stata
8 6 (0.60%) Mingle
9 4 (0.40%) SPSS
10 2 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.100%) Casewise Modeler
11 1 (0.100%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.100%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.90%) SAP APO
3 7 (0.70%) SAP PLM
4 6 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.60%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.50%) SAP Travel Management
5 5 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.50%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.40%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.40%) Academy Housing
6 4 (0.40%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.30%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.100%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.100%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.100%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.100%) SaaS
2 1 (0.100%) Route 53
2 1 (0.100%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.79%) Internet
2 22 (2.20%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (1.20%) Wireless
4 6 (0.60%) Intranet
5 5 (0.50%) Firewall
5 5 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.50%) LAN
5 5 (0.50%) WAN
6 4 (0.40%) ATM
6 4 (0.40%) VPN
6 4 (0.40%) Network Security
6 4 (0.40%) MVNO
7 3 (0.30%) FTP
7 3 (0.30%) SNMP
7 3 (0.30%) LDAP
8 2 (0.20%) WLAN
8 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.20%) Broadband
8 2 (0.20%) SAN
8 2 (0.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.10%) MySQL
3 10 (1.00%) QlikView
4 9 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.60%) SAP BI
7 5 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.50%) MS Access
7 5 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.50%) SQLPlus
8 4 (0.40%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.30%) OLAP
10 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.100%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.100%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.100%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (2.00%) JIRA
2 9 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.80%) Hudson
3 8 (0.80%) Selenium
3 8 (0.80%) CruiseControl
4 6 (0.60%) FitNesse
4 6 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (0.60%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.60%) JBehave
4 6 (0.60%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.60%) Concordion
4 6 (0.60%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.30%) Maven
5 3 (0.30%) Ant
5 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.30%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.20%) NetBeans
6 2 (0.20%) Gradle
General
1 455 (45.41%) Finance
2 149 (14.87%) Banking
3 116 (11.58%) Retail
4 94 (9.38%) Manufacturing
5 76 (7.58%) Legal
6 75 (7.49%) Marketing
7 71 (7.09%) Telecoms
8 38 (3.79%) German Language
9 32 (3.19%) Back Office
10 19 (1.90%) French Language
10 19 (1.90%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.70%) Law
12 16 (1.60%) Czech Language
13 14 (1.40%) Retail Banking
13 14 (1.40%) Automotive
14 11 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (1.00%) Billing
16 9 (0.90%) Advertising
17 8 (0.80%) Military
18 7 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 279 (27.84%) Analyst
2 194 (19.36%) Business Analyst
3 154 (15.37%) Project Manager
4 115 (11.48%) Consultant
5 67 (6.69%) Process Analyst
6 41 (4.09%) Architect
7 39 (3.89%) Business Manager
8 37 (3.69%) Programme Manager
8 37 (3.69%) Business Process Analyst
8 37 (3.69%) Process Manager
9 34 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
10 31 (3.09%) Management Consultant
11 28 (2.79%) Business Architect
12 21 (2.10%) IT Consultant
12 21 (2.10%) Change Manager
13 19 (1.90%) Business Consultant
13 19 (1.90%) Senior Business Analyst
13 19 (1.90%) Change Analyst
14 18 (1.80%) Senior Manager
15 17 (1.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.59%) .NET
2 21 (2.10%) XML
3 17 (1.70%) HTML
4 16 (1.60%) Web Services
5 9 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.70%) SOAP
6 7 (0.70%) DHTML
6 7 (0.70%) DOM
7 5 (0.50%) CSS
8 4 (0.40%) Flash
9 3 (0.30%) SAML
9 3 (0.30%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.30%) J2EE
10 2 (0.20%) Struts
10 2 (0.20%) Java EE
10 2 (0.20%) WSDL
10 2 (0.20%) Java EE 5
11 1 (0.100%) jQuery
11 1 (0.100%) EDI
11 1 (0.100%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 122 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.79%) PMI
3 47 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.89%) Life Science
5 24 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.30%) Credit Risk
7 20 (2.00%) Taxonomies
8 18 (1.80%) Statistics
9 16 (1.60%) User Experience
10 12 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.10%) FMCG
12 10 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.80%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.70%) NHS
15 6 (0.60%) E-Learning
15 6 (0.60%) Psychology
16 5 (0.50%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.50%) Client/Server
17 4 (0.40%) Data Integration
17 4 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.40%) UNIX
2 21 (2.10%) Windows
3 15 (1.50%) Linux
4 9 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.100%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.100%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.100%) Android
6 1 (0.100%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (42.81%) Lean Six Sigma
2 330 (32.93%) PRINCE2
2 330 (32.93%) Project Management
3 262 (26.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 220 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
5 204 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 195 (19.46%) Change Management
7 177 (17.66%) ITIL
8 161 (16.07%) Process Management
9 135 (13.47%) Coaching
10 125 (12.48%) Process Improvement
11 111 (11.08%) Business Analysis
12 78 (7.78%) Service Management
13 73 (7.29%) CRM
14 70 (6.99%) Mentoring
15 67 (6.69%) Business Development
16 66 (6.59%) Benchmarking
17 65 (6.49%) BPR
18 63 (6.29%) Business Process Improvement
19 62 (6.19%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (5.09%) SQL
2 16 (1.60%) JavaScript
3 15 (1.50%) C#
4 13 (1.30%) Perl
4 13 (1.30%) C
5 11 (1.10%) Java
6 9 (0.90%) Ruby
7 8 (0.80%) VBA
7 8 (0.80%) Python
7 8 (0.80%) PHP
8 6 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.60%) XPath
9 5 (0.50%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.40%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.30%) PowerHouse
11 3 (0.30%) VB
11 3 (0.30%) R
11 3 (0.30%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.100%) Scala
12 1 (0.100%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 223 (22.26%) Degree
2 155 (15.47%) PMI Certification
3 133 (13.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 130 (12.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 111 (11.08%) PMP
6 64 (6.39%) ISEB
7 61 (6.09%) Security Cleared
7 61 (6.09%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 59 (5.89%) SC Cleared
9 29 (2.89%) MBA
10 24 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 22 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 19 (1.90%) ISTQB
14 18 (1.80%) CBAP
15 16 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.20%) IIBA
17 9 (0.90%) APMP
17 9 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 6 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.89%) QA
2 34 (3.39%) ISO 14001
3 30 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (2.89%) COBIT
5 26 (2.59%) SLA
6 13 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (1.30%) ISO 9001
7 10 (1.00%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.90%) P3O
9 3 (0.30%) EMIR
9 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.100%) GAMP
11 1 (0.100%) GxP
11 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
11 1 (0.100%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.100%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.100%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.100%) Varnish
2 1 (0.100%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (0.30%) SCCM
1 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (0.100%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (0.100%) Ansible
2 1 (0.100%) logstash
2 1 (0.100%) Kibana
2 1 (0.100%) Graylog2
2 1 (0.100%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.100%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 126 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.69%) SAP
3 49 (4.89%) Oracle
4 33 (3.29%) IBM
5 22 (2.20%) webMethods
6 21 (2.10%) Minitab
7 17 (1.70%) Huawei
7 17 (1.70%) Cognizant
8 10 (1.00%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.80%) Cisco
9 8 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.80%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.40%) Telelogic
11 4 (0.40%) Northgate
11 4 (0.40%) Civica
11 4 (0.40%) Capita
11 4 (0.40%) Orchard
11 4 (0.40%) Informatica
11 4 (0.40%) Tableau
East London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Selecture Global
Posted: Yesterday
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £4k car, healthcare, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £110000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Unilever Professional Hidden Page - Turkey
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Waitrose
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Excellent Base, Bonus, Car Allowance and Benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lifecycle Resources Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago