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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 595 560 529
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -31
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 338 456 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 245 382 374
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -13.63%

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
86057 95763 100141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 87.26% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71845 78422 80737
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -60 287 £53,750 -2.27% 54
London -7 100 £60,000 -7.69% 19
South East +26 69 £57,500 +4.54% 6
East Midlands +10 31 £32,500 -38.09% 4
West Midlands -7 31 £47,500 +9.19% 11
Scotland +22 27 £42,500 +1.79% 4
City of London +32 25 £60,625 +1.04% 10
Berkshire +14 25 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Northamptonshire +15 21 £52,500 - 1
Birmingham +5 20 £46,250 -7.50% 4
North West +2 19 £48,750 +2.63% 8
Northampton +14 18 £52,500 - 1
Manchester +2 15 £45,000 -13.46% 4
Yorkshire +9 13 £47,500 +18.75% 3
West Sussex +7 13 £40,000 -30.43% 1
South West -2 13 £40,000 -13.74% 1
Edinburgh +6 12 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +35 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Slough +19 11 £65,000 +18.18%
East of England +10 11 £47,500 -17.39% 1
West Yorkshire +8 10 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Reading +13 9 £78,750 -4.54% 1
Worthing +12 9 £40,000 -1.23%
Fife - 9 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +15 8 £30,000 -21.05%
Cardiff +7 8 £42,500 -10.05% 1
South Wales 0 8 £42,500 -10.05% 1
Wales -2 8 £42,500 -10.05% 1
Hampshire +3 7 £70,000 +26.69% 2
Milton Keynes +18 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 308 (44.06%) Finance
2 286 (40.92%) Lean Six Sigma
3 249 (35.62%) PRINCE2
4 245 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
5 230 (32.90%) Project Management
6 188 (26.90%) ITIL
7 181 (25.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 178 (25.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 164 (23.46%) Process Improvement
10 163 (23.32%) Degree
11 126 (18.03%) Change Management
12 119 (17.02%) Business Analysis
12 119 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
13 101 (14.45%) Microsoft
14 95 (13.59%) Waterfall
15 82 (11.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 81 (11.59%) Service Delivery
17 74 (10.59%) PMI Certification
17 74 (10.59%) Banking
18 70 (10.01%) Telecoms
19 68 (9.73%) PMP
20 67 (9.59%) Manufacturing
20 67 (9.59%) Business Transformation
21 66 (9.44%) Service Management
22 60 (8.58%) MS Office
22 60 (8.58%) Retail
23 55 (7.87%) Programme Management
23 55 (7.87%) Coaching
24 52 (7.44%) TOGAF
25 51 (7.30%) QA

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 11 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.72%) Apache Spark
2 5 (0.72%) iPlanet
3 4 (0.57%) Documentum
3 4 (0.57%) FileNet
3 4 (0.57%) SAP Portal
3 4 (0.57%) SAS
4 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.14%) Apache
5 1 (0.14%) Confluence
5 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 60 (8.58%) MS Office
2 48 (6.87%) MS Excel
3 47 (6.72%) MS Visio
4 27 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (3.00%) MS Project
6 20 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.72%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.57%) OrCAD
8 4 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.43%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.14%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 10 (1.43%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.00%) HFM
3 4 (0.57%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.57%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.57%) SAP MDM
3 4 (0.57%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.29%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.14%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.29%) SaaS
4 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.57%) Office 365
5 3 (0.43%) PaaS
6 2 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.29%) Intranet
2 7 (1.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (1.00%) Internet
2 7 (1.00%) Unified Communications
3 6 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.72%) LDAP
4 5 (0.72%) SNMP
4 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.43%) HTTP
6 2 (0.29%) PBX
6 2 (0.29%) Wireless
7 1 (0.14%) ATM
7 1 (0.14%) Broadband
7 1 (0.14%) ISDN
7 1 (0.14%) LAN
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
7 1 (0.14%) PSTN
7 1 (0.14%) VoIP
7 1 (0.14%) VPN
7 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.15%) Big Data
3 21 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.00%) DataStage
5 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.86%) Hyperion Smart View
6 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.57%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (0.57%) QualityStage
8 4 (0.57%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.43%) DB2
9 3 (0.43%) MS Access
9 3 (0.43%) OLTP
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.57%) JIRA
2 9 (1.29%) LabVIEW
3 4 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.57%) 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 (0.14%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.14%) Firebug
5 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 308 (44.06%) Finance
2 74 (10.59%) Banking
3 70 (10.01%) Telecoms
4 67 (9.59%) Manufacturing
5 60 (8.58%) Retail
6 46 (6.58%) Legal
7 35 (5.01%) Marketing
8 27 (3.86%) Back Office
9 25 (3.58%) Law
10 20 (2.86%) Electronics
11 16 (2.29%) Investment Banking
11 16 (2.29%) Publishing
12 13 (1.86%) Front Office
13 12 (1.72%) Retail Banking
14 11 (1.57%) Military
15 9 (1.29%) Automotive
16 6 (0.86%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.72%) Local Government
17 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 214 (30.62%) Analyst
2 147 (21.03%) Business Analyst
3 103 (14.74%) Project Manager
4 60 (8.58%) Consultant
5 44 (6.29%) Process Analyst
6 42 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
7 36 (5.15%) Senior Business Analyst
8 30 (4.29%) Architect
9 29 (4.15%) Business Manager
9 29 (4.15%) Service Manager
10 26 (3.72%) Business Consultant
11 25 (3.58%) Delivery Manager
12 21 (3.00%) Business Process Analyst
12 21 (3.00%) IT Manager
13 20 (2.86%) Business Change Manager
14 18 (2.58%) Business Improvement Analyst
14 18 (2.58%) Change Manager
14 18 (2.58%) Services Delivery Manager
15 17 (2.43%) Process Improvement Analyst
16 16 (2.29%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.29%) .NET
2 12 (1.72%) Web Services
3 10 (1.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.00%) HTML
5 5 (0.72%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (0.72%) SAML
6 3 (0.43%) ODBC
7 2 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.29%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.29%) HTML5
7 2 (0.29%) XML
8 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.14%) Flash
8 1 (0.14%) JRules
8 1 (0.14%) SOAP
8 1 (0.14%) Spring
8 1 (0.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 119 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.72%) PMI
4 24 (3.43%) Virtual Team
5 20 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.43%) Fintech
7 16 (2.29%) FMCG
8 15 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 11 (1.57%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.43%) Derivative
11 9 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.14%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (1.14%) Reference Data
13 7 (1.00%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
14 6 (0.86%) CPLD
14 6 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (2.43%) Windows
2 8 (1.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.57%) Android
3 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.14%) CentOS
4 1 (0.14%) Fedora
4 1 (0.14%) Linux
4 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (40.92%) Lean Six Sigma
2 249 (35.62%) PRINCE2
3 245 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (32.90%) Project Management
5 188 (26.90%) ITIL
6 181 (25.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 178 (25.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 164 (23.46%) Process Improvement
9 126 (18.03%) Change Management
10 119 (17.02%) Business Analysis
11 95 (13.59%) Waterfall
12 81 (11.59%) Service Delivery
13 67 (9.59%) Business Transformation
14 66 (9.44%) Service Management
15 55 (7.87%) Coaching
15 55 (7.87%) Programme Management
16 52 (7.44%) TOGAF
17 50 (7.15%) SDLC
18 49 (7.01%) CRM
19 47 (6.72%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (5.01%) SQL
2 19 (2.72%) C#
3 12 (1.72%) C
4 9 (1.29%) Java
4 9 (1.29%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (0.72%) C++
5 5 (0.72%) MATLAB
5 5 (0.72%) Python
5 5 (0.72%) R
5 5 (0.72%) VB
6 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.14%) PHP
6 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 163 (23.32%) Degree
2 82 (11.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 74 (10.59%) PMI Certification
4 68 (9.73%) PMP
5 50 (7.15%) ISEB
6 47 (6.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 41 (5.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 33 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (2.58%) Security Cleared
11 15 (2.15%) SC Cleared
12 12 (1.72%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 11 (1.57%) ISTQB
14 10 (1.43%) APMG
14 10 (1.43%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
15 9 (1.29%) ACCA
15 9 (1.29%) CIMA
15 9 (1.29%) HND
16 7 (1.00%) MBA
17 6 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.30%) QA
2 29 (4.15%) SLA
3 25 (3.58%) COBIT
4 24 (3.43%) ISO 9001
5 12 (1.72%) MiFID
6 9 (1.29%) Data Quality
7 8 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (1.14%) EMIR
7 8 (1.14%) ISO 14001
7 8 (1.14%) ISO 9000
8 7 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.86%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.57%) NEBOSH
10 4 (0.57%) P3O
11 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.43%) TickIT
12 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.57%) Terminal Services
3 4 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.57%) vSphere
3 4 (0.57%) XenApp
3 4 (0.57%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.57%) XenServer
4 2 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.14%) MOM
2 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 101 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.01%) SAP
3 21 (3.00%) Oracle
4 13 (1.86%) Cognizant
5 12 (1.72%) ServiceNow
6 10 (1.43%) EMC
6 10 (1.43%) VMware
6 10 (1.43%) Xerox
7 9 (1.29%) IBM
7 9 (1.29%) iManage
7 9 (1.29%) Interwoven
7 9 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.14%) Cisco
8 8 (1.14%) Informatica
8 8 (1.14%) Minitab
9 6 (0.86%) Capita
9 6 (0.86%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.86%) Hyperion
9 6 (0.86%) Sun
10 5 (0.72%) Altiris
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: £competitive + bonus & comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+bonus+car
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
University of Leicester
Salary: Circa £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £95,000, plus an impressive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + bonus/excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + Car allowance + Bonus Competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k + Car allowance + Bonus Competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago