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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 466 465 414
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -51
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 533 511 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.60% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 374 414 332
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 £36,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+24.29% -1.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94231 85648 91265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.41% 78.72% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75933 70032 77735
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
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 25 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 25 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 -21 470 £55,000 +7.31% 63
London -74 153 £60,000 - 20
South East +11 102 £65,000 +36.53% 6
North West +28 63 £42,279 -10.99% 6
Berkshire +34 49 £95,000 +38.18% 1
West Midlands +2 47 £95,000 +97.91% 6
Yorkshire -39 47 £45,000 +10.42% 3
East of England +5 42 £95,000 +119.65% 1
Scotland +9 37 £55,000 +41.02% 4
Hertfordshire +18 36 £95,000 +123.52%
Reading +20 35 £95,000 +35.71%
East Midlands +14 32 £43,750 -12.50% 7
City of London -28 31 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Northamptonshire - 30 £45,000 - 2
Birmingham +15 29 £95,000 +90.00%
Manchester +8 27 £43,000 -22.52% 4
West Yorkshire -40 27 £44,000 +14.28% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 27 £95,000 -
Edinburgh +7 25 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Cheshire +8 23 £42,279 -9.07% 2
Northampton - 22 £45,000 - 2
South West -32 21 £43,000 +3.61% 13
Leeds -42 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire +3 17 £45,000 +13.92%
South Yorkshire +2 15 £69,550 +71.72% 1
Bristol +6 13 £43,000 +8.17%
Barnsley - 12 £74,100 -
Warrington - 12 £42,279 - 1
Warwickshire +19 10 £43,000 -40.68% 1
Merseyside +5 10 £38,000 +6.29%

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 499 (48.12%) Finance
2 437 (42.14%) Lean Six Sigma
3 388 (37.42%) Project Management
4 348 (33.56%) PRINCE2
5 253 (24.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 236 (22.76%) Degree
7 201 (19.38%) ITIL
8 194 (18.71%) Change Management
9 162 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 157 (15.14%) Business Analysis
11 147 (14.18%) PMI Certification
12 144 (13.89%) Banking
13 133 (12.83%) Retail
14 120 (11.57%) Process Management
15 115 (11.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 111 (10.70%) Microsoft
17 106 (10.22%) Manufacturing
18 105 (10.13%) PRINCE
18 105 (10.13%) Process Improvement
19 100 (9.64%) PMP
20 97 (9.35%) MS Excel
21 95 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
22 91 (8.78%) BPR
23 88 (8.49%) SAP
24 84 (8.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
25 78 (7.52%) MS Office
25 78 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
26 74 (7.14%) ISEB
26 74 (7.14%) CRM
26 74 (7.14%) Service Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.25%) SAS
3 12 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 10 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 10 (0.96%) IIS
6 6 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.39%) CMS
8 3 (0.29%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.29%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.19%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.19%) Documentum
9 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.19%) Lync
10 1 (0.096%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.096%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.096%) Apache
10 1 (0.096%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.096%) WebLogic
Applications
1 97 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 78 (7.52%) MS Office
3 56 (5.40%) MS Project
4 55 (5.30%) MS Visio
5 40 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.68%) Stata
7 6 (0.58%) SPSS
7 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.096%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.096%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (3.09%) SAP FI
1 32 (3.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 32 (3.09%) SAP CO
2 19 (1.83%) SAP BPC
3 17 (1.64%) SAP CRM
4 15 (1.45%) SAP SD
4 15 (1.45%) SAP MM
4 15 (1.45%) SAP SCM
4 15 (1.45%) SAP LE
5 12 (1.16%) SAP APO
6 7 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.29%) SAP Travel Management
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.29%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.29%) Summit
8 3 (0.29%) arcHouse
9 2 (0.19%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.06%) 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 32 (3.09%) Internet
2 15 (1.45%) Intranet
3 13 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (0.87%) Wireless
4 9 (0.87%) LAN
4 9 (0.87%) WAN
5 7 (0.68%) SAN
5 7 (0.68%) DNS
6 6 (0.58%) VoIP
6 6 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.58%) DHCP
6 6 (0.58%) NAS
7 4 (0.39%) FTP
8 3 (0.29%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.096%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.096%) MPLS
9 1 (0.096%) BGP
9 1 (0.096%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.096%) Firewall
9 1 (0.096%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.83%) SAP BI
3 16 (1.54%) QlikView
4 12 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (1.06%) MySQL
6 10 (0.96%) DB2
7 9 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.39%) OLAP
10 4 (0.39%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.39%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.39%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.096%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 8 (0.77%) JIRA
3 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.19%) Maven
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
4 1 (0.096%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.096%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.096%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.096%) FishEye
4 1 (0.096%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.096%) Selenium
General
1 499 (48.12%) Finance
2 144 (13.89%) Banking
3 133 (12.83%) Retail
4 106 (10.22%) Manufacturing
5 64 (6.17%) Marketing
6 52 (5.01%) Legal
7 47 (4.53%) Telecoms
8 39 (3.76%) Back Office
9 37 (3.57%) German Language
10 31 (2.99%) Investment Banking
11 21 (2.03%) French Language
12 17 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (1.54%) Czech Language
14 15 (1.45%) Advertising
14 15 (1.45%) Billing
15 12 (1.16%) Law
16 11 (1.06%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.87%) Automotive
17 9 (0.87%) Front Office
18 6 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 280 (27.00%) Analyst
2 215 (20.73%) Business Analyst
3 155 (14.95%) Project Manager
4 117 (11.28%) Consultant
5 64 (6.17%) Programme Manager
6 58 (5.59%) Process Analyst
7 55 (5.30%) Business Manager
8 44 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
9 42 (4.05%) Architect
10 41 (3.95%) Process Manager
11 40 (3.86%) Senior Manager
12 38 (3.66%) Business Process Analyst
13 34 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
14 33 (3.18%) Change Manager
15 28 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
15 28 (2.70%) Management Consultant
16 27 (2.60%) IT Consultant
17 24 (2.31%) IT Project Manager
18 23 (2.22%) Service Manager
18 23 (2.22%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.60%) .NET
2 15 (1.45%) HTML
2 15 (1.45%) XML
3 10 (0.96%) ASP.NET
3 10 (0.96%) Web Services
4 7 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 6 (0.58%) CSS
6 4 (0.39%) J2EE
6 4 (0.39%) Classic ASP
6 4 (0.39%) WCF
6 4 (0.39%) LINQ
7 3 (0.29%) DOM
7 3 (0.29%) SOAP
7 3 (0.29%) DHTML
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 (5.30%) Management Information System
2 52 (5.01%) PMI
3 37 (3.57%) Life Science
4 30 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.64%) Statistics
6 16 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 11 (1.06%) E-Learning
7 11 (1.06%) Credit Risk
7 11 (1.06%) FMCG
8 9 (0.87%) Data Integration
8 9 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (0.87%) Taxonomies
9 8 (0.77%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.58%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.58%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.48%) Equities
12 4 (0.39%) NHS
12 4 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.99%) Windows
2 17 (1.64%) UNIX
3 10 (0.96%) Windows 7
4 8 (0.77%) Linux
5 7 (0.68%) 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 (0.39%) AIX
8 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (42.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 388 (37.42%) Project Management
3 348 (33.56%) PRINCE2
4 253 (24.40%) Continuous Improvement
5 201 (19.38%) ITIL
6 194 (18.71%) Change Management
7 162 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 157 (15.14%) Business Analysis
9 120 (11.57%) Process Management
10 105 (10.13%) PRINCE
10 105 (10.13%) Process Improvement
11 95 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
12 91 (8.78%) BPR
13 78 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (7.14%) CRM
14 74 (7.14%) Service Management
15 70 (6.75%) Business Development
16 65 (6.27%) Performance Management
17 63 (6.08%) Quality Management
18 62 (5.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (4.63%) SQL
2 19 (1.83%) Java
3 13 (1.25%) JavaScript
3 13 (1.25%) Perl
4 12 (1.16%) C#
5 10 (0.96%) C
6 9 (0.87%) VB
7 5 (0.48%) Python
8 4 (0.39%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.39%) VBA
8 4 (0.39%) R
8 4 (0.39%) PHP
9 2 (0.19%) VBScript
9 2 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.096%) Groovy
10 1 (0.096%) Scala
10 1 (0.096%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.096%) C++
10 1 (0.096%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 236 (22.76%) Degree
2 147 (14.18%) PMI Certification
3 115 (11.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 100 (9.64%) PMP
5 84 (8.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 74 (7.14%) ISEB
7 53 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 49 (4.73%) Security Cleared
9 43 (4.15%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 41 (3.95%) MBA
10 41 (3.95%) SC Cleared
11 18 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 16 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.25%) ISTQB
13 13 (1.25%) CBAP
14 10 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 9 (0.87%) IIBA
16 8 (0.77%) APMP
16 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.69%) QA
2 35 (3.38%) COBIT
2 35 (3.38%) SLA
3 20 (1.93%) ISO 9001
4 15 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.35%) ISO 14001
6 11 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.87%) P3O
8 8 (0.77%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.58%) EMIR
9 6 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.48%) COREP
11 4 (0.39%) CRD IV
11 4 (0.39%) Basel III
11 4 (0.39%) Basel II
11 4 (0.39%) TickIT
12 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.19%) MiFID
13 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.096%) FINREP
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 (0.39%) SAP ITS
4 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.19%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (0.096%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.096%) Puppet
2 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.096%) Ansible
2 1 (0.096%) logstash
2 1 (0.096%) Kibana
2 1 (0.096%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 111 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 88 (8.49%) SAP
3 55 (5.30%) Oracle
4 30 (2.89%) IBM
5 29 (2.80%) Business Objects
6 24 (2.31%) Minitab
7 13 (1.25%) Informatica
7 13 (1.25%) Cognizant
7 13 (1.25%) HP
8 11 (1.06%) Huawei
8 11 (1.06%) VMware
9 9 (0.87%) CA
9 9 (0.87%) webMethods
10 8 (0.77%) BMC
10 8 (0.77%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.68%) Remedy
11 7 (0.68%) Hyperion
11 7 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (0.68%) Siebel
12 6 (0.58%) Citrix
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £62000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum £45K + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £80000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Unilever
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
UK Sport
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £67k
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £67k + pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £67k + pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago