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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 484 450 368
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -82
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 521 520 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.59% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 383 376 444
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,490 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,700 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,125 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+21.88% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98041 88395 95842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.36% 78.73% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 78792 72511 81462
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -31 473 £55,000 +4.76% 51
London -52 190 £57,500 -9.80% 21
South East +6 113 £55,000 +10.00% 7
City of London -28 50 £67,500 +29.80% 9
East of England -6 40 £58,750 +21.13% 2
West Midlands -28 36 £57,500 - 3
Yorkshire -1 29 £62,000 +22.77% 2
South West -5 27 £55,000 +69.23% 6
North West -3 25 £42,750 -5.00% 3
Scotland -24 25 £56,250 +32.35% 7
Birmingham 0 23 £57,500 -4.16%
Berkshire 0 23 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 22 £46,750 -18.69% 2
Surrey -6 21 £56,250 +10.41% 1
East Midlands -12 19 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Bristol +8 17 £55,000 +30.95% 2
Hertfordshire +11 16 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Reading +7 16 £57,500 +27.77%
Edinburgh -13 16 £57,500 -6.12% 4
West Sussex - 16 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire 0 15 £60,000 +23.71% 1
West Yorkshire -24 12 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Milton Keynes +9 11 £41,500 -27.82% 1
Watford -5 11 £50,500 -19.20% 1
Northamptonshire -5 11 £37,500 -11.76%
Oxfordshire -7 11 £57,500 +6.48%
Manchester -12 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South Yorkshire 0 10 £72,500 +113.23%
Leeds -26 8 £62,000 +100.00% 1
East Grinstead - 8 £50,000 -

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 484 (47.73%) Finance
2 409 (40.34%) Project Management
3 407 (40.14%) Lean Six Sigma
4 325 (32.05%) PRINCE2
5 254 (25.05%) Degree
6 233 (22.98%) Business Analysis
7 227 (22.39%) ITIL
8 202 (19.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 175 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 174 (17.16%) Change Management
11 148 (14.60%) Banking
12 126 (12.43%) PMI Certification
13 115 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
14 114 (11.24%) SAP
15 111 (10.95%) PRINCE
16 106 (10.45%) Manufacturing
17 104 (10.26%) MS Excel
18 98 (9.66%) Microsoft
18 98 (9.66%) ISEB
19 93 (9.17%) Retail
20 91 (8.97%) BPR
21 87 (8.58%) SQL
22 86 (8.48%) Oracle
23 84 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
24 83 (8.19%) PMP
25 81 (7.99%) CRM
26 80 (7.89%) UML
27 79 (7.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
28 72 (7.10%) Process Improvement
29 68 (6.71%) Telecoms

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 37 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.37%) SAS
3 20 (1.97%) Tomcat
4 17 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.68%) IIS
5 11 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (0.69%) CMS
6 7 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.49%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.39%) Lync
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.099%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.099%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.099%) WebLogic
Applications
1 104 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 57 (5.62%) MS Office
3 46 (4.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (4.34%) MS Visio
5 42 (4.14%) MS Project
6 8 (0.79%) SPSS
7 3 (0.30%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.099%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 45 (4.44%) SAP FI
1 45 (4.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 45 (4.44%) SAP CO
2 31 (3.06%) SAP BPC
3 30 (2.96%) SAP CRM
4 22 (2.17%) SAP MM
4 22 (2.17%) SAP SD
4 22 (2.17%) SAP SCM
4 22 (2.17%) SAP LE
5 12 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.69%) Infor M3
6 7 (0.69%) Movex
7 4 (0.39%) SAP APO
7 4 (0.39%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.30%) Summit
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.30%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.099%) SaaS
1 1 (0.099%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.78%) Internet
2 15 (1.48%) Intranet
3 14 (1.38%) LAN
3 14 (1.38%) WAN
4 11 (1.08%) VoIP
5 9 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.79%) DNS
7 7 (0.69%) SAN
7 7 (0.69%) DHCP
7 7 (0.69%) NAS
8 6 (0.59%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.49%) MPLS
10 4 (0.39%) Wireless
11 3 (0.30%) BGP
11 3 (0.30%) VPN
11 3 (0.30%) WLAN
11 3 (0.30%) GSM
12 2 (0.20%) Broadband
12 2 (0.20%) FTP
12 2 (0.20%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.34%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.35%) SAP BI
3 24 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (1.68%) DB2
5 17 (1.68%) SAP BW
6 12 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.18%) MySQL
7 11 (1.08%) QlikView
8 9 (0.89%) SAP HANA
9 8 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.59%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.49%) DataStage
11 5 (0.49%) QualityStage
11 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.49%) PowerCenter
11 5 (0.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.28%) Carbide.c++
3 5 (0.49%) JIRA
4 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.099%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.099%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.099%) JUnit
5 1 (0.099%) Selenium
5 1 (0.099%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.099%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.099%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.099%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.099%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.099%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.099%) Maven
General
1 484 (47.73%) Finance
2 148 (14.60%) Banking
3 106 (10.45%) Manufacturing
4 93 (9.17%) Retail
5 68 (6.71%) Telecoms
6 53 (5.23%) Marketing
7 43 (4.24%) Legal
8 35 (3.45%) Back Office
9 28 (2.76%) Investment Banking
10 26 (2.56%) Billing
11 21 (2.07%) Electronics
12 18 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (1.78%) Military
12 18 (1.78%) Advertising
13 17 (1.68%) Aerospace
14 15 (1.48%) Front Office
15 12 (1.18%) Law
16 10 (0.99%) Automotive
17 8 (0.79%) French Language
18 6 (0.59%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 303 (29.88%) Analyst
2 250 (24.65%) Business Analyst
3 177 (17.46%) Project Manager
4 146 (14.40%) Consultant
5 78 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 75 (7.40%) Programme Manager
7 71 (7.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 52 (5.13%) Senior Manager
9 44 (4.34%) Architect
10 40 (3.94%) Business Manager
11 36 (3.55%) Service Manager
11 36 (3.55%) Senior Project Manager
12 34 (3.35%) Process Consultant
13 31 (3.06%) SAP Manager
14 28 (2.76%) Change Manager
15 27 (2.66%) Six Sigma Consultant
16 25 (2.47%) Senior Consultant
16 25 (2.47%) Developer
16 25 (2.47%) Business Consultant
17 24 (2.37%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.25%) .NET
2 10 (0.99%) Web Services
3 9 (0.89%) XML
4 8 (0.79%) HTML
5 5 (0.49%) J2EE
5 5 (0.49%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.49%) MDX
6 4 (0.39%) WCF
6 4 (0.39%) LINQ
6 4 (0.39%) JPA
6 4 (0.39%) Middleware
6 4 (0.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.39%) Ajax
6 4 (0.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.39%) CSS
6 4 (0.39%) JDBC
6 4 (0.39%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.099%) JMS
7 1 (0.099%) Struts
7 1 (0.099%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.11%) Management Information System
2 52 (5.13%) PMI
3 51 (5.03%) Life Science
4 36 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.87%) GIS
6 15 (1.48%) Statistics
6 15 (1.48%) FMCG
7 13 (1.28%) Data Integration
8 12 (1.18%) E-Learning
9 11 (1.08%) Fixed Income
10 9 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.69%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.69%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.59%) Handset
13 6 (0.59%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.49%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.49%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.23%) Windows
2 32 (3.16%) UNIX
3 12 (1.18%) Windows XP
3 12 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.69%) Linux
5 7 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.49%) Windows 2000
7 4 (0.39%) AIX
8 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (40.34%) Project Management
2 407 (40.14%) Lean Six Sigma
3 325 (32.05%) PRINCE2
4 233 (22.98%) Business Analysis
5 227 (22.39%) ITIL
6 202 (19.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 175 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 174 (17.16%) Change Management
9 115 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
10 111 (10.95%) PRINCE
11 91 (8.97%) BPR
12 84 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (7.99%) CRM
14 80 (7.89%) UML
15 72 (7.10%) Process Improvement
16 66 (6.51%) Service Delivery
17 63 (6.21%) Waterfall
18 60 (5.92%) CMMI
18 60 (5.92%) Service Management
19 56 (5.52%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (8.58%) SQL
2 52 (5.13%) Java
3 29 (2.86%) C
4 16 (1.58%) C#
5 13 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 10 (0.99%) VB
7 9 (0.89%) C++
8 5 (0.49%) VBA
8 5 (0.49%) Python
9 4 (0.39%) XPath
9 4 (0.39%) Perl
10 3 (0.30%) PHP
11 2 (0.20%) R
12 1 (0.099%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.099%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.099%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.099%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 254 (25.05%) Degree
2 126 (12.43%) PMI Certification
3 98 (9.66%) ISEB
4 83 (8.19%) PMP
5 79 (7.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 53 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 46 (4.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 30 (2.96%) MBA
9 17 (1.68%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 17 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (1.68%) Security Cleared
10 14 (1.38%) HND
11 13 (1.28%) MCSE
11 13 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (1.28%) ISTQB
11 13 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (1.18%) APMP
13 11 (1.08%) CBAP
14 10 (0.99%) SC Cleared
15 9 (0.89%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.51%) QA
2 39 (3.85%) SLA
3 36 (3.55%) COBIT
4 23 (2.27%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.49%) EMIR
7 5 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.49%) COREP
8 4 (0.39%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.39%) Basel III
8 4 (0.39%) Basel II
8 4 (0.39%) TickIT
8 4 (0.39%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.20%) MiFID
11 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.099%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.099%) FATCA
11 1 (0.099%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.89%) SAP ITS
3 7 (0.69%) XenApp
3 7 (0.69%) XenDesktop
3 7 (0.69%) vSphere
4 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.099%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 114 (11.24%) SAP
2 98 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 86 (8.48%) Oracle
4 44 (4.34%) Business Objects
5 28 (2.76%) IBM
6 23 (2.27%) Cognizant
7 20 (1.97%) VMware
8 17 (1.68%) Informatica
8 17 (1.68%) HP
9 13 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
9 13 (1.28%) CA
9 13 (1.28%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.18%) Remedy
10 12 (1.18%) Hyperion
10 12 (1.18%) BMC
10 12 (1.18%) Cognos
10 12 (1.18%) Siebel
11 11 (1.08%) Cisco
11 11 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.99%) Minitab
Buckinghamshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + pension,benefits,bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits + car allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + benefits (+Bonus at senior level)
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Salary, Bonus, Expensed Car, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Experis Engineering
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Experis Engineering
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £51000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £80000.00 - £87000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 15% Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago