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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 483 468 420
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -48
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 490 480 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.55% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 363 391 326
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £74,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.94% -5.55%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -24 452 £52,500 +10.52% 93
London -39 156 £57,500 -4.16% 25
South East +28 101 £60,000 +26.31% 32
West Midlands -16 44 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Berkshire +29 43 £87,500 +62.03% 2
City of London -5 43 £42,500 -22.72% 10
North West -10 39 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East Midlands +19 37 £55,000 +15.78% 13
Yorkshire -62 36 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Northamptonshire +6 32 £55,000 +15.78% 9
Northampton +6 31 £55,000 +15.78% 2
South West -30 29 £48,750 - 8
Manchester +10 24 £43,000 +7.50% 3
East of England -34 23 £95,000 +80.95% 2
Oxfordshire +19 22 £72,500 +26.08%
Birmingham -11 22 £95,000 +46.15%
Buckinghamshire +21 21 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Reading +12 21 £95,000 +75.92%
Hertfordshire +1 19 £95,000 +111.11% 2
Scotland -3 18 £61,250 +6.52% 5
West Yorkshire -72 16 £44,750 +11.87% 1
Edinburgh -3 14 £63,000 +9.56% 3
Leeds -42 13 £44,500 +11.25%
Bristol +6 12 £43,000 -25.21% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £95,000 -
Milton Keynes +2 10 £41,500 -24.54% 1
South Yorkshire -4 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Cheshire -9 10 £42,279 +5.69% 1
Warwickshire - 10 £43,000 -
Wiltshire +5 9 £40,000 -48.38% 1

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 468 (45.04%) Finance
2 449 (43.21%) Lean Six Sigma
3 345 (33.21%) PRINCE2
4 344 (33.11%) Project Management
5 260 (25.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 233 (22.43%) Degree
7 214 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
8 199 (19.15%) Change Management
9 181 (17.42%) ITIL
10 178 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 155 (14.92%) PMI Certification
12 153 (14.73%) Process Management
13 151 (14.53%) Coaching
14 146 (14.05%) Banking
15 136 (13.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 134 (12.90%) Business Analysis
17 133 (12.80%) Process Improvement
18 124 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
19 123 (11.84%) Retail
20 120 (11.55%) Microsoft
21 113 (10.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
22 110 (10.59%) PMP
23 99 (9.53%) Manufacturing
24 86 (8.28%) Service Management
25 85 (8.18%) Mentoring
26 81 (7.80%) MS Office
27 78 (7.51%) Marketing
28 73 (7.03%) Legal
28 73 (7.03%) Telecoms
29 72 (6.93%) BPR

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (1.35%) CMS
4 9 (0.87%) SAS
5 7 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.58%) IIS
7 3 (0.29%) ColdFusion
7 3 (0.29%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.19%) Confluence
8 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.19%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.19%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.19%) Apache
8 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.19%) Documentum
9 1 (0.096%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.096%) Lync
9 1 (0.096%) WordPress
9 1 (0.096%) nginx
Applications
1 81 (7.80%) MS Office
2 67 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 61 (5.87%) MS Excel
4 58 (5.58%) MS Project
5 42 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.67%) Stata
8 6 (0.58%) SPSS
9 4 (0.38%) Mingle
10 2 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.096%) Casewise Modeler
11 1 (0.096%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.15%) SAP APO
2 8 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.48%) SAP Travel Management
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.48%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.38%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.38%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.29%) SAP SCM
6 3 (0.29%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.29%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.92%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.096%) Route 53
3 1 (0.096%) IaaS
3 1 (0.096%) Amazon ELB
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 34 (3.27%) Internet
2 22 (2.12%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (1.25%) Wireless
4 10 (0.96%) Intranet
5 6 (0.58%) LAN
5 6 (0.58%) WAN
6 5 (0.48%) VPN
6 5 (0.48%) Firewall
7 4 (0.38%) MVNO
7 4 (0.38%) Network Security
7 4 (0.38%) FTP
7 4 (0.38%) VoIP
8 3 (0.29%) ATM
8 3 (0.29%) SNMP
9 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.19%) SAN
9 2 (0.19%) DMZ
9 2 (0.19%) Broadband
9 2 (0.19%) WLAN
9 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.35%) QlikView
3 9 (0.87%) Oracle Database
3 9 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.58%) MySQL
6 5 (0.48%) SQLPlus
6 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.48%) MS Access
7 4 (0.38%) Spotfire
7 4 (0.38%) OLAP
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.29%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (1.64%) JIRA
2 7 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.48%) Selenium
5 4 (0.38%) FitNesse
5 4 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.38%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.38%) JBehave
5 4 (0.38%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.38%) CruiseControl
5 4 (0.38%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.38%) Hudson
5 4 (0.38%) Concordion
6 2 (0.19%) Maven
6 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.096%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.096%) Ant
7 1 (0.096%) Subversion
7 1 (0.096%) Rational Rose
General
1 468 (45.04%) Finance
2 146 (14.05%) Banking
3 123 (11.84%) Retail
4 99 (9.53%) Manufacturing
5 78 (7.51%) Marketing
6 73 (7.03%) Legal
6 73 (7.03%) Telecoms
7 39 (3.75%) German Language
8 36 (3.46%) Back Office
9 26 (2.50%) Investment Banking
10 24 (2.31%) French Language
11 19 (1.83%) Czech Language
12 17 (1.64%) Law
13 13 (1.25%) Retail Banking
14 12 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (1.06%) Automotive
16 10 (0.96%) Billing
17 9 (0.87%) Advertising
18 7 (0.67%) Military
19 6 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 280 (26.95%) Analyst
2 200 (19.25%) Business Analyst
3 146 (14.05%) Project Manager
4 116 (11.16%) Consultant
5 70 (6.74%) Process Analyst
6 44 (4.23%) Process Manager
7 43 (4.14%) Business Manager
8 42 (4.04%) Programme Manager
9 41 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
10 40 (3.85%) Architect
10 40 (3.85%) Business Process Analyst
11 31 (2.98%) Management Consultant
12 27 (2.60%) Change Manager
13 24 (2.31%) Senior Business Analyst
14 23 (2.21%) IT Consultant
14 23 (2.21%) Senior Manager
14 23 (2.21%) Business Architect
15 22 (2.12%) Service Manager
16 18 (1.73%) Business Consultant
16 18 (1.73%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.21%) .NET
2 18 (1.73%) XML
3 15 (1.44%) HTML
4 14 (1.35%) Web Services
5 9 (0.87%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.48%) CSS
8 3 (0.29%) Classic ASP
8 3 (0.29%) SOAP
8 3 (0.29%) DHTML
8 3 (0.29%) WCF
8 3 (0.29%) LINQ
8 3 (0.29%) DOM
8 3 (0.29%) Flash
9 2 (0.19%) WSDL
9 2 (0.19%) SAML
10 1 (0.096%) EDI
10 1 (0.096%) jQuery
10 1 (0.096%) OSGi
10 1 (0.096%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.91%) PMI
3 49 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.89%) Life Science
5 24 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.12%) Statistics
7 19 (1.83%) Credit Risk
8 17 (1.64%) User Experience
8 17 (1.64%) Taxonomies
9 16 (1.54%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.15%) E-Learning
11 9 (0.87%) FMCG
12 8 (0.77%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.67%) NHS
13 7 (0.67%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.48%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.48%) Equities
14 5 (0.48%) Psychology
14 5 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (2.02%) Windows
2 19 (1.83%) UNIX
3 10 (0.96%) Windows 7
4 9 (0.87%) Linux
5 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.096%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (43.21%) Lean Six Sigma
2 345 (33.21%) PRINCE2
3 344 (33.11%) Project Management
4 260 (25.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 214 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
6 199 (19.15%) Change Management
7 181 (17.42%) ITIL
8 178 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 153 (14.73%) Process Management
10 151 (14.53%) Coaching
11 134 (12.90%) Business Analysis
12 133 (12.80%) Process Improvement
13 86 (8.28%) Service Management
14 85 (8.18%) Mentoring
15 72 (6.93%) BPR
16 71 (6.83%) Quality Management
17 70 (6.74%) CRM
18 65 (6.26%) PRINCE
19 64 (6.16%) Benchmarking
20 63 (6.06%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (4.72%) SQL
2 15 (1.44%) Perl
2 15 (1.44%) C#
3 13 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 10 (0.96%) C
4 10 (0.96%) Java
5 9 (0.87%) Python
6 7 (0.67%) Ruby
7 6 (0.58%) VB
7 6 (0.58%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.48%) VBA
9 4 (0.38%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.38%) XPath
9 4 (0.38%) PHP
10 3 (0.29%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.29%) PowerHouse
10 3 (0.29%) R
11 2 (0.19%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.096%) Scala
12 1 (0.096%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 233 (22.43%) Degree
2 155 (14.92%) PMI Certification
3 136 (13.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 113 (10.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 110 (10.59%) PMP
6 63 (6.06%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 62 (5.97%) ISEB
8 51 (4.91%) Security Cleared
9 47 (4.52%) SC Cleared
10 32 (3.08%) MBA
11 28 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 21 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 16 (1.54%) CBAP
14 15 (1.44%) ISTQB
15 13 (1.25%) IIBA
16 12 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
18 7 (0.67%) APMP
18 7 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 6 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.00%) QA
2 32 (3.08%) ISO 14001
3 31 (2.98%) COBIT
3 31 (2.98%) SLA
4 28 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (1.44%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.96%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.77%) P3O
9 4 (0.38%) EMIR
9 4 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.29%) COREP
10 3 (0.29%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.29%) Basel II
10 3 (0.29%) Basel III
11 2 (0.19%) TickIT
11 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.096%) GAMP
12 1 (0.096%) GxP
12 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.096%) Varnish
2 1 (0.096%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.19%) EMC TimeFinder
1 2 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (0.19%) SCCM
1 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.19%) Puppet
2 1 (0.096%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (0.096%) Ansible
2 1 (0.096%) logstash
2 1 (0.096%) Kibana
2 1 (0.096%) Graylog2
2 1 (0.096%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 120 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.20%) Oracle
2 54 (5.20%) SAP
3 31 (2.98%) IBM
4 26 (2.50%) Minitab
5 17 (1.64%) Huawei
5 17 (1.64%) webMethods
6 15 (1.44%) Cognizant
7 14 (1.35%) Business Objects
8 10 (0.96%) Informatica
9 9 (0.87%) Cisco
10 8 (0.77%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.58%) HP
11 6 (0.58%) VMware
12 5 (0.48%) EMC
12 5 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.38%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.38%) Dell
13 4 (0.38%) Tableau
14 3 (0.29%) Teradata
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