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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 601 552 551
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -1
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 326 478 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.50% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 227 409 364
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,950 £38,000
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
85989 96019 100080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.01% 87.50% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71918 78944 79934
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 £30,991
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -71 282 £50,000 -12.28% 33
London -37 85 £60,000 -11.11% 14
South East +26 66 £55,000 - 7
East Midlands +18 35 £45,000 -5.26% 3
West Midlands -5 31 £42,500 +0.59% 2
Berkshire +33 29 £65,000 +23.80% 3
North West +14 28 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Northamptonshire +19 23 £52,500 - 1
Northampton +17 20 £52,500 - 1
Scotland +7 20 £50,000 +4.16%
Birmingham +3 20 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Reading - 19 £100,000 - 1
City of London +43 18 £57,500 -8.00% 7
Manchester -8 17 £45,000 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire +23 15 £47,500 +18.75% 5
South West +2 14 £45,000 -2.96%
West Sussex +12 13 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Buckinghamshire +27 12 £50,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +24 12 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Hampshire +3 10 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Edinburgh -4 10 - -
South Wales +6 9 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Cardiff +4 9 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Wales +2 9 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Slough +26 8 £65,000 +13.04%
Milton Keynes +28 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Worthing +8 7 £36,500 -9.87%
East of England -11 7 £45,000 -21.73%
Leeds +29 6 £41,250 +28.90% 1

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 296 (43.40%) Finance
2 275 (40.32%) Lean Six Sigma
3 251 (36.80%) PRINCE2
4 248 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (33.43%) Project Management
6 176 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 171 (25.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 165 (24.19%) Process Improvement
9 164 (24.05%) ITIL
10 162 (23.75%) Degree
11 124 (18.18%) Business Analysis
12 119 (17.45%) Change Management
13 111 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
14 94 (13.78%) Waterfall
15 87 (12.76%) Microsoft
16 84 (12.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 75 (11.00%) Telecoms
18 71 (10.41%) Service Delivery
18 71 (10.41%) PMI Certification
18 71 (10.41%) Banking
19 65 (9.53%) PMP
19 65 (9.53%) MS Office
20 64 (9.38%) Manufacturing
20 64 (9.38%) Business Transformation
21 62 (9.09%) Programme Management
22 59 (8.65%) QA
23 57 (8.36%) Retail
24 56 (8.21%) ISEB
25 52 (7.62%) SDLC
26 49 (7.18%) Service Management

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 10 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.88%) Documentum
2 6 (0.88%) FileNet
3 5 (0.73%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.59%) SAP Portal
4 4 (0.59%) SAS
5 3 (0.44%) CMS
5 3 (0.44%) Confluence
6 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.15%) Apache
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.15%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 65 (9.53%) MS Office
2 47 (6.89%) MS Visio
3 46 (6.74%) MS Excel
4 29 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.93%) MS Project
6 16 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.73%) GNU Octave
7 5 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.59%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.59%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.15%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 10 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.03%) HFM
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.59%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.59%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.59%) SAP MDM
3 4 (0.59%) SAP SCM
3 4 (0.59%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.29%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.29%) 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%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.61%) SaaS
3 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.44%) PaaS
6 2 (0.29%) IaaS
6 2 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.29%) Lucidchart
6 2 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.32%) Intranet
2 6 (0.88%) Ethernet
3 5 (0.73%) Internet
3 5 (0.73%) Unified Communications
3 5 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.29%) HTTP
4 2 (0.29%) PBX
5 1 (0.15%) ATM
5 1 (0.15%) Broadband
5 1 (0.15%) ISDN
5 1 (0.15%) LAN
5 1 (0.15%) LDAP
5 1 (0.15%) PSTN
5 1 (0.15%) SAN
5 1 (0.15%) SNMP
5 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) VoIP
5 1 (0.15%) VPN
5 1 (0.15%) WAN
5 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.08%) Big Data
3 15 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.03%) DataStage
5 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.88%) Hyperion Smart View
6 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (0.59%) QualityStage
7 4 (0.59%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.44%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.44%) DB2
8 3 (0.44%) MS Access
8 3 (0.44%) OLAP
8 3 (0.44%) OLTP
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.35%) JIRA
2 9 (1.32%) LabVIEW
3 4 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.29%) Maven
4 2 (0.29%) SilkTest
4 2 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.15%) Firebug
5 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 296 (43.40%) Finance
2 75 (11.00%) Telecoms
3 71 (10.41%) Banking
4 64 (9.38%) Manufacturing
5 57 (8.36%) Retail
6 45 (6.60%) Legal
7 37 (5.43%) Marketing
8 27 (3.96%) Back Office
9 25 (3.67%) Law
10 17 (2.49%) Electronics
11 14 (2.05%) Front Office
12 12 (1.76%) Investment Banking
12 12 (1.76%) Military
13 11 (1.61%) Publishing
13 11 (1.61%) Retail Banking
14 8 (1.17%) Automotive
15 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.44%) Local Government
18 2 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 196 (28.74%) Analyst
2 135 (19.79%) Business Analyst
3 99 (14.52%) Project Manager
4 58 (8.50%) Consultant
5 43 (6.30%) Business Manager
6 42 (6.16%) Process Analyst
7 38 (5.57%) Senior Analyst
8 34 (4.99%) Senior Business Analyst
9 31 (4.55%) Architect
10 29 (4.25%) IT Manager
11 28 (4.11%) Business Change Manager
11 28 (4.11%) Service Manager
12 25 (3.67%) Delivery Manager
13 24 (3.52%) Change Manager
14 23 (3.37%) Business Consultant
15 21 (3.08%) Business Process Analyst
16 19 (2.79%) Business Architect
17 18 (2.64%) Process Manager
17 18 (2.64%) Services Delivery Manager
18 16 (2.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.25%) .NET
2 10 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.88%) Web Services
4 5 (0.73%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (0.44%) HTML
5 3 (0.44%) ODBC
6 2 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.29%) HTML5
6 2 (0.29%) XML
7 1 (0.15%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.15%) JRules
7 1 (0.15%) Mason
7 1 (0.15%) SAML
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) Spring
7 1 (0.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 111 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.25%) PMI
4 28 (4.11%) Virtual Team
5 17 (2.49%) Fintech
6 15 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 14 (2.05%) FMCG
8 13 (1.91%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.61%) Derivative
9 11 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (1.47%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.17%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.17%) OTC Derivatives
12 7 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.03%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.73%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.73%) Statistics
13 5 (0.73%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.05%) Windows
2 5 (0.73%) 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
1 275 (40.32%) Lean Six Sigma
2 251 (36.80%) PRINCE2
3 248 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (33.43%) Project Management
5 176 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 171 (25.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 165 (24.19%) Process Improvement
8 164 (24.05%) ITIL
9 124 (18.18%) Business Analysis
10 119 (17.45%) Change Management
11 94 (13.78%) Waterfall
12 71 (10.41%) Service Delivery
13 64 (9.38%) Business Transformation
14 62 (9.09%) Programme Management
15 52 (7.62%) SDLC
16 49 (7.18%) Service Management
17 47 (6.89%) CRM
17 47 (6.89%) TOGAF
18 44 (6.45%) Coaching
19 43 (6.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (4.11%) SQL
2 19 (2.79%) C#
3 12 (1.76%) C
4 9 (1.32%) Java
5 5 (0.73%) C++
5 5 (0.73%) MATLAB
5 5 (0.73%) Python
5 5 (0.73%) R
5 5 (0.73%) T-SQL
5 5 (0.73%) VB
6 3 (0.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.15%) PHP
7 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 162 (23.75%) Degree
2 84 (12.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 71 (10.41%) PMI Certification
4 65 (9.53%) PMP
5 56 (8.21%) ISEB
6 48 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 41 (6.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 29 (4.25%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 16 (2.35%) Security Cleared
11 14 (2.05%) ISTQB
12 12 (1.76%) APMG
12 12 (1.76%) SC Cleared
12 12 (1.76%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 11 (1.61%) HND
14 10 (1.47%) MBA
15 7 (1.03%) ACCA
15 7 (1.03%) CIMA
15 7 (1.03%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
16 6 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.65%) QA
2 28 (4.11%) SLA
3 22 (3.23%) ISO 9001
4 20 (2.93%) COBIT
5 19 (2.79%) MiFID
6 15 (2.20%) ISO 14001
7 10 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (1.47%) EMIR
8 8 (1.17%) Data Quality
8 8 (1.17%) ISO 9000
8 8 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.73%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.59%) NEBOSH
11 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.44%) P3O
12 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
12 1 (0.15%) ISO13485
12 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.29%) vSphere
3 2 (0.29%) XenApp
3 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.29%) XenServer
4 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.15%) MOM
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.43%) SAP
3 20 (2.93%) Oracle
4 13 (1.91%) Cognizant
5 11 (1.61%) Xerox
6 10 (1.47%) ServiceNow
7 9 (1.32%) EMC
7 9 (1.32%) IBM
8 8 (1.17%) iManage
8 8 (1.17%) Interwoven
9 7 (1.03%) Informatica
9 7 (1.03%) Minitab
9 7 (1.03%) VMware
10 6 (0.88%) Capita
10 6 (0.88%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.88%) Cisco
10 6 (0.88%) Hyperion
10 6 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.88%) Sun
11 5 (0.73%) Cognos
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Riding
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Cigna Careers
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
Cigna Careers
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+bonus+car
Posted: 6 days ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 + Car allowance + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Mint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Mint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £51000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 22 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Wakefield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago