The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 462 458 413
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -45
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 527 515 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.60% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 369 417 328
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,564 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.21% -5.41%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94020 85650 91144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.78% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 75699 69888 77563
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -28 466 £55,000 +9.45% 68
London -80 152 £59,500 -0.83% 22
South East +12 102 £65,000 +36.84% 12
North West +28 60 £42,279 -10.04% 6
Berkshire +29 50 £95,000 +40.74% 4
West Midlands +6 47 £95,000 +100.00% 7
Yorkshire -33 44 £45,000 +8.43% 3
East of England -1 42 £95,000 +123.52% 4
Hertfordshire +19 36 £95,000 +123.52% 3
Reading +24 35 £95,000 +35.71%
Scotland +12 35 £55,000 +41.02% 3
City of London -26 34 £57,500 -4.16% 2
East Midlands +13 32 £43,750 -12.50% 4
Northamptonshire - 30 £45,000 -
Birmingham +12 28 £95,000 +90.00%
Manchester +12 27 £43,000 -18.48% 5
Hemel Hempstead - 27 £95,000 - 1
Edinburgh -1 24 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Yorkshire -54 24 £43,500 +12.98% 2
South West -31 23 £43,000 +3.61% 9
Northampton - 22 £45,000 -
Cheshire +2 21 £42,279 -9.07% 1
Oxfordshire +4 18 £45,000 +13.92%
Leeds -44 16 £46,250 +15.62% 2
South Yorkshire -6 14 £65,000 +60.49% 1
Bristol +2 12 £43,000 +14.66%
Warrington - 12 £42,279 - 1
Warwickshire +19 11 £43,000 -40.68% 2
Barnsley - 11 £74,100 -
Merseyside +7 10 £38,000 +6.29%

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 506 (48.51%) Finance
2 442 (42.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 384 (36.82%) Project Management
4 352 (33.75%) PRINCE2
5 250 (23.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 237 (22.72%) Degree
7 197 (18.89%) ITIL
8 192 (18.41%) Change Management
9 162 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 152 (14.57%) Business Analysis
11 149 (14.29%) PMI Certification
12 144 (13.81%) Banking
13 133 (12.75%) Retail
14 123 (11.79%) Process Management
15 116 (11.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 112 (10.74%) Microsoft
17 109 (10.45%) Manufacturing
18 106 (10.16%) Process Improvement
19 102 (9.78%) PRINCE
19 102 (9.78%) PMP
20 96 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
21 95 (9.11%) MS Excel
22 91 (8.72%) BPR
23 85 (8.15%) SAP
24 83 (7.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
25 78 (7.48%) MS Office
26 76 (7.29%) CRM
27 75 (7.19%) ISEB
27 75 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
28 74 (7.09%) Service Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.15%) SAS
2 12 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 9 (0.86%) IIS
5 6 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.58%) CMS
5 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.29%) ColdFusion
6 3 (0.29%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.19%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.19%) Documentum
7 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.19%) Lync
8 1 (0.096%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.096%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.096%) Confluence
8 1 (0.096%) WordPress
8 1 (0.096%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 95 (9.11%) MS Excel
2 78 (7.48%) MS Office
3 54 (5.18%) MS Project
4 52 (4.99%) MS Visio
5 40 (3.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.67%) Stata
7 6 (0.58%) SPSS
8 2 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.096%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.096%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 30 (2.88%) SAP CO
1 30 (2.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 30 (2.88%) SAP FI
2 19 (1.82%) SAP BPC
3 17 (1.63%) SAP CRM
4 15 (1.44%) SAP LE
4 15 (1.44%) SAP SCM
4 15 (1.44%) SAP MM
4 15 (1.44%) SAP SD
5 12 (1.15%) SAP APO
6 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.29%) SAP Travel Management
7 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.29%) Summit
7 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.19%) Movex
8 2 (0.19%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.19%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.15%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.096%) Route 53
3 1 (0.096%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.096%) IaaS
3 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.096%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.07%) Internet
2 15 (1.44%) Radio Access Network
2 15 (1.44%) Intranet
3 11 (1.05%) Wireless
4 9 (0.86%) LAN
4 9 (0.86%) WAN
5 7 (0.67%) DNS
5 7 (0.67%) SAN
6 6 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.58%) DHCP
6 6 (0.58%) VoIP
6 6 (0.58%) NAS
7 4 (0.38%) FTP
8 3 (0.29%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.096%) MVNO
9 1 (0.096%) Multicast
9 1 (0.096%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.096%) VPN
9 1 (0.096%) SNMP
9 1 (0.096%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.82%) SAP BI
3 16 (1.53%) QlikView
4 11 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (0.96%) MySQL
6 9 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.86%) DB2
7 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.38%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.38%) OLAP
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.38%) Spotfire
9 4 (0.38%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.19%) MS Access
11 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (1.34%) Visual Studio
2 9 (0.86%) JIRA
3 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.19%) Maven
3 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.096%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.096%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.096%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.096%) FishEye
4 1 (0.096%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.096%) Selenium
4 1 (0.096%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.096%) Subversion
4 1 (0.096%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.096%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.096%) Ant
4 1 (0.096%) JUnit
General
1 506 (48.51%) Finance
2 144 (13.81%) Banking
3 133 (12.75%) Retail
4 109 (10.45%) Manufacturing
5 66 (6.33%) Marketing
6 56 (5.37%) Legal
7 49 (4.70%) Telecoms
8 39 (3.74%) Back Office
9 37 (3.55%) German Language
10 31 (2.97%) Investment Banking
11 21 (2.01%) French Language
12 17 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (1.53%) Billing
13 16 (1.53%) Czech Language
14 15 (1.44%) Advertising
15 11 (1.05%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.96%) Law
17 9 (0.86%) Automotive
17 9 (0.86%) Front Office
18 6 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 281 (26.94%) Analyst
2 214 (20.52%) Business Analyst
3 154 (14.77%) Project Manager
4 120 (11.51%) Consultant
5 63 (6.04%) Programme Manager
6 59 (5.66%) Process Analyst
7 56 (5.37%) Business Manager
8 44 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
9 42 (4.03%) Architect
10 41 (3.93%) Process Manager
11 39 (3.74%) Business Process Analyst
12 38 (3.64%) Senior Manager
13 33 (3.16%) Senior Business Analyst
13 33 (3.16%) Change Manager
14 28 (2.68%) Management Consultant
15 27 (2.59%) IT Consultant
16 26 (2.49%) Service Manager
16 26 (2.49%) Senior Project Manager
17 24 (2.30%) IT Project Manager
18 22 (2.11%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.40%) .NET
2 15 (1.44%) XML
2 15 (1.44%) HTML
3 10 (0.96%) ASP.NET
3 10 (0.96%) Web Services
4 7 (0.67%) .NET Framework
5 6 (0.58%) CSS
6 4 (0.38%) Classic ASP
6 4 (0.38%) J2EE
6 4 (0.38%) LINQ
6 4 (0.38%) WCF
7 3 (0.29%) DHTML
7 3 (0.29%) SOAP
7 3 (0.29%) DOM
8 2 (0.19%) JDBC
8 2 (0.19%) WSDL
8 2 (0.19%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.19%) Ajax
8 2 (0.19%) JPA
9 1 (0.096%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.27%) Management Information System
2 50 (4.79%) PMI
3 37 (3.55%) Life Science
4 30 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.63%) Statistics
6 16 (1.53%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.15%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.05%) FMCG
8 11 (1.05%) E-Learning
9 10 (0.96%) Taxonomies
10 9 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 9 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.77%) NHS
11 8 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.58%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.48%) Equities
14 4 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (2.88%) Windows
2 18 (1.73%) UNIX
3 10 (0.96%) Windows 7
4 8 (0.77%) Linux
5 7 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.38%) AIX
8 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (42.38%) Lean Six Sigma
2 384 (36.82%) Project Management
3 352 (33.75%) PRINCE2
4 250 (23.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 197 (18.89%) ITIL
6 192 (18.41%) Change Management
7 162 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 152 (14.57%) Business Analysis
9 123 (11.79%) Process Management
10 106 (10.16%) Process Improvement
11 102 (9.78%) PRINCE
12 96 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
13 91 (8.72%) BPR
14 76 (7.29%) CRM
15 75 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
16 74 (7.09%) Service Management
17 70 (6.71%) Business Development
18 63 (6.04%) Quality Management
19 62 (5.94%) Performance Management
20 61 (5.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (4.70%) SQL
2 18 (1.73%) Java
3 13 (1.25%) JavaScript
3 13 (1.25%) Perl
4 11 (1.05%) C#
5 10 (0.96%) C
6 8 (0.77%) VB
7 5 (0.48%) Python
8 4 (0.38%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.38%) VBA
8 4 (0.38%) PHP
9 3 (0.29%) R
10 2 (0.19%) VBScript
10 2 (0.19%) Ruby
11 1 (0.096%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.096%) Scala
11 1 (0.096%) Groovy
11 1 (0.096%) C++
11 1 (0.096%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.096%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 237 (22.72%) Degree
2 149 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 116 (11.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 102 (9.78%) PMP
5 83 (7.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 75 (7.19%) ISEB
7 51 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 47 (4.51%) Security Cleared
9 43 (4.12%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 39 (3.74%) MBA
10 39 (3.74%) SC Cleared
11 20 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 16 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.25%) CBAP
13 13 (1.25%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 9 (0.86%) IIBA
16 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (0.67%) APMP
18 6 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.56%) QA
2 39 (3.74%) SLA
3 34 (3.26%) COBIT
4 20 (1.92%) ISO 9001
5 18 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.63%) ISO 14001
7 10 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.86%) P3O
8 9 (0.86%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.58%) EMIR
9 6 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.48%) COREP
11 4 (0.38%) TickIT
11 4 (0.38%) Basel II
11 4 (0.38%) Basel III
11 4 (0.38%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.19%) MiFID
13 1 (0.096%) FINREP
13 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.58%) XenApp
2 6 (0.58%) XenDesktop
2 6 (0.58%) vSphere
3 4 (0.38%) SAP ITS
4 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.19%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (0.096%) Kibana
2 1 (0.096%) Graylog2
2 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.096%) Ansible
2 1 (0.096%) logstash
2 1 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.096%) Puppet
2 1 (0.096%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 112 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 85 (8.15%) SAP
3 54 (5.18%) Oracle
4 30 (2.88%) IBM
5 27 (2.59%) Business Objects
6 24 (2.30%) Minitab
7 13 (1.25%) Cognizant
7 13 (1.25%) Informatica
8 12 (1.15%) HP
8 12 (1.15%) Huawei
9 11 (1.05%) VMware
10 10 (0.96%) webMethods
11 8 (0.77%) CA
12 7 (0.67%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.67%) BMC
13 6 (0.58%) Hyperion
13 6 (0.58%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.58%) Remedy
13 6 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
13 6 (0.58%) Siebel
London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
B&Q
Salary: From £40,000 to £5,000,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, BUPA, ShareSave,
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £62000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum £45K + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago