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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 464 466 530
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +64
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 501 500 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.58% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 381 377 267
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.52%

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
87161 85486 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.66% 82.26% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 71806 68211 75331
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015 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 26 January 2015. 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 -20 447 £55,000 - 73
London +1 159 £62,500 -3.84% 22
South East -47 102 £52,500 -4.54% 14
Berkshire +28 54 £50,000 -16.66% 6
City of London +14 49 £65,000 +8.33% 5
East of England -10 41 £41,750 -38.14% 3
Reading +34 38 £51,500 -14.16% 2
West Midlands -6 33 £43,000 -4.44% 5
Yorkshire -26 33 £42,750 +0.58% 9
East Midlands +25 28 £55,000 +15.78% 2
North West +3 27 £47,000 +8.04% 5
West Yorkshire -19 23 £42,500 +1.19% 8
Scotland -2 22 £56,500 -16.29% 4
Northamptonshire - 22 £55,000 -
Northampton - 22 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 19 £30,000 -55.55% 1
Manchester -3 19 £42,000 -23.63% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 17 £60,000 -11.11%
Surrey -34 16 £65,000 +18.18% 2
North East -2 14 £48,750 -11.36% 4
Birmingham -16 14 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Edinburgh +9 13 £66,000 -2.22% 1
Cambridge -8 12 £35,000 -48.14%
Slough - 12 £50,000 - 1
Leeds -3 11 £43,000 -1.71% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £46,000 -27.84%
Durham +15 9 £35,000 -48.14% 3
Welwyn Garden City +1 9 £30,000 -20.00%
South West -15 9 £53,250 +1.42% 7
Wales - 9 £39,500 - 2

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 432 (44.04%) Finance
2 388 (39.55%) Lean Six Sigma
3 366 (37.31%) Project Management
4 304 (30.99%) PRINCE2
5 260 (26.50%) Degree
6 259 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
7 256 (26.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 251 (25.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 204 (20.80%) ITIL
10 180 (18.35%) Change Management
11 176 (17.94%) Business Analysis
12 156 (15.90%) PMI Certification
13 136 (13.86%) Banking
13 136 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
14 133 (13.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 124 (12.64%) Process Improvement
16 115 (11.72%) Process Management
17 108 (11.01%) Telecoms
18 105 (10.70%) Coaching
19 104 (10.60%) Microsoft
20 101 (10.30%) PMP
21 99 (10.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
22 96 (9.79%) ISEB
23 87 (8.87%) CRM
24 86 (8.77%) Business Transformation
25 85 (8.66%) Waterfall
26 78 (7.95%) Mentoring
27 77 (7.85%) Manufacturing
28 76 (7.75%) Legal
28 76 (7.75%) MS Visio

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 24 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.53%) ColdFusion
3 14 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (1.12%) IIS
4 11 (1.12%) CMS
5 7 (0.71%) MS Project Server
6 6 (0.61%) SAS
7 5 (0.51%) iPlanet
7 5 (0.51%) Mule
7 5 (0.51%) Lync
8 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.31%) Apache
8 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.31%) Documentum
9 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.20%) JBoss
9 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.10%) nginx
10 1 (0.10%) Confluence
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (7.75%) MS Visio
2 64 (6.52%) MS Project
3 57 (5.81%) MS Excel
4 34 (3.47%) MS Office
5 28 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.82%) Mingle
7 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.20%) Simulink
9 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.94%) SAP BPC
3 7 (0.71%) Finacle
3 7 (0.71%) SAP PLM
3 7 (0.71%) Temenos T24
3 7 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
4 6 (0.61%) SAP APO
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.41%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.41%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.41%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.31%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.14%) IBM Blueworks
2 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.18%) Internet
2 23 (2.34%) Wireless
3 10 (1.02%) WAN
3 10 (1.02%) LAN
4 9 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.92%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (0.82%) Firewall
6 6 (0.61%) VPN
7 5 (0.51%) LDAP
7 5 (0.51%) SNMP
7 5 (0.51%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.41%) MVNO
8 4 (0.41%) NGN
8 4 (0.41%) Network Security
8 4 (0.41%) ATM
9 3 (0.31%) Broadband
9 3 (0.31%) VoIP
9 3 (0.31%) SSL
9 3 (0.31%) S/MIME
9 3 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.14%) MySQL
3 19 (1.94%) SAP BI
4 18 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.71%) SQLPlus
8 5 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.41%) MS Access
10 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.10%) Redis
12 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.10%) DB2
12 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (1.73%) JIRA
2 14 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.33%) Selenium
4 12 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.02%) CruiseControl
6 10 (1.02%) Hudson
6 10 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.82%) Concordion
7 8 (0.82%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.82%) JBehave
7 8 (0.82%) FitNesse
7 8 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (0.82%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.41%) TestDirector
8 4 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.20%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.20%) NetBeans
General
1 432 (44.04%) Finance
2 136 (13.86%) Banking
3 108 (11.01%) Telecoms
4 77 (7.85%) Manufacturing
5 76 (7.75%) Legal
6 54 (5.50%) Retail
6 54 (5.50%) Marketing
7 15 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.53%) Military
8 13 (1.33%) Automotive
9 12 (1.22%) Law
10 11 (1.12%) Billing
11 10 (1.02%) German Language
11 10 (1.02%) Electronics
11 10 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.92%) Back Office
12 9 (0.92%) General Ledger
13 8 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.71%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 291 (29.66%) Analyst
2 222 (22.63%) Project Manager
3 201 (20.49%) Business Analyst
4 96 (9.79%) Consultant
5 63 (6.42%) Architect
6 45 (4.59%) Process Analyst
7 39 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
8 36 (3.67%) Programme Manager
9 33 (3.36%) Senior Manager
10 32 (3.26%) SAP Manager
11 31 (3.16%) Quality Manager
12 26 (2.65%) Business Architect
13 25 (2.55%) Business Manager
13 25 (2.55%) Senior Project Manager
14 24 (2.45%) Senior Business Analyst
15 22 (2.24%) Technical Analyst
16 20 (2.04%) SAP Project Manager
16 20 (2.04%) Support Analyst
16 20 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 19 (1.94%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.98%) .NET
2 29 (2.96%) Web Services
3 28 (2.85%) XML
4 21 (2.14%) HTML
5 15 (1.53%) DHTML
5 15 (1.53%) ASP.NET
5 15 (1.53%) SOAP
5 15 (1.53%) DOM
6 5 (0.51%) SAML
7 4 (0.41%) Flash
7 4 (0.41%) EDI
7 4 (0.41%) Apache Flex
8 3 (0.31%) RESTful
9 2 (0.20%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.20%) Java EE 5
9 2 (0.20%) Middleware
9 2 (0.20%) Java EE
9 2 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.20%) Struts
9 2 (0.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 136 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (6.32%) PMI
3 55 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.45%) User Experience
6 23 (2.34%) Credit Risk
7 20 (2.04%) Taxonomies
8 17 (1.73%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.53%) Life Science
10 11 (1.12%) FMCG
10 11 (1.12%) GIS
10 11 (1.12%) Statistics
10 11 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (0.71%) NHS
12 6 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.61%) Psychology
13 5 (0.51%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.51%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.41%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.31%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.16%) Linux
2 24 (2.45%) UNIX
3 19 (1.94%) Windows
4 16 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.20%) AIX
5 2 (0.20%) Solaris
5 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.20%) Android
5 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.10%) CentOS
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (39.55%) Lean Six Sigma
2 366 (37.31%) Project Management
3 304 (30.99%) PRINCE2
4 259 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
5 256 (26.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 251 (25.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 204 (20.80%) ITIL
8 180 (18.35%) Change Management
9 176 (17.94%) Business Analysis
10 124 (12.64%) Process Improvement
11 115 (11.72%) Process Management
12 105 (10.70%) Coaching
13 87 (8.87%) CRM
14 86 (8.77%) Business Transformation
15 85 (8.66%) Waterfall
16 78 (7.95%) Mentoring
17 70 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
17 70 (7.14%) UML
17 70 (7.14%) PRINCE
17 70 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (3.26%) SQL
2 25 (2.55%) JavaScript
3 22 (2.24%) Java
4 20 (2.04%) C#
5 19 (1.94%) C
6 16 (1.63%) PHP
7 11 (1.12%) Python
8 10 (1.02%) XPath
9 9 (0.92%) Ruby
10 8 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.61%) VBA
12 5 (0.51%) Perl
12 5 (0.51%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.41%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.31%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.20%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.20%) AWK
15 2 (0.20%) VB
15 2 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 260 (26.50%) Degree
2 156 (15.90%) PMI Certification
3 133 (13.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 101 (10.30%) PMP
5 99 (10.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 96 (9.79%) ISEB
7 59 (6.01%) Security Cleared
8 54 (5.50%) SC Cleared
9 44 (4.49%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 36 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 29 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (2.34%) ISTQB
13 22 (2.24%) MBA
14 17 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 16 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (1.33%) CBAP
17 12 (1.22%) DV Cleared
18 9 (0.92%) PhD
19 8 (0.82%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.10%) ISO 14001
2 48 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (4.59%) QA
4 30 (3.06%) ISO 9001
5 22 (2.24%) SLA
6 14 (1.43%) ISO 9000
7 12 (1.22%) COBIT
8 8 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.41%) EMIR
9 4 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.10%) P3O
10 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.10%) BS15000
10 1 (0.10%) GAMP
10 1 (0.10%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (0.31%) Firmware
2 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) GPFS
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) Varnish
3 1 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (0.51%) SCCM
2 4 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.20%) Puppet
4 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 104 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.54%) SAP
3 41 (4.18%) Oracle
4 29 (2.96%) IBM
5 22 (2.24%) webMethods
6 18 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.63%) Huawei
8 9 (0.92%) Planview
9 7 (0.71%) Minitab
9 7 (0.71%) HP
10 6 (0.61%) Cognizant
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco
11 5 (0.51%) Altiris
11 5 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.51%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.51%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.41%) F5
12 4 (0.41%) BMC
13 3 (0.31%) Teradata
13 3 (0.31%) Business Objects
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