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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 511 481 439
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -42
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 419 533 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.55% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 296 378 412
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +14.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +27.77%

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
88868 97779 88218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.13% 82.70% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72292 79425 72637
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 -21 371 £55,000 -4.34% 42
London -29 100 £62,500 +4.16% 12
South East +5 96 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Yorkshire +34 56 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Berkshire +27 51 £57,500 -36.11% 3
West Yorkshire +35 36 £39,000 -8.23% 1
East of England +6 28 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East Midlands +9 27 £50,000 +17.64% 1
City of London +15 26 £60,250 -7.30% 5
West Midlands -24 23 £50,000 -28.57% 5
Leeds +33 22 £39,000 -5.45% 1
North West -2 22 £49,750 +18.45% 5
Wales +13 20 £52,000 +22.35% 1
South Wales +10 20 £52,000 +22.35% 1
Reading -13 19 £71,250 -22.97% 1
South West -9 17 £65,000 +18.18% 8
Cardiff +11 16 £52,000 +22.35% 1
Scotland -10 15 £43,913 -20.15% 1
Essex +19 13 £35,000 -42.85%
Manchester +18 13 £53,750 +7.50% 1
South Yorkshire -2 13 £40,000 -46.01%
Northamptonshire -8 12 £46,250 +23.33%
Birmingham -37 11 £56,250 -29.68% 1
Slough +8 10 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Northampton +2 10 £46,250 +23.33%
Hampshire - 10 - -
Halifax - 10 - -
Surrey +25 9 £52,500 +14.13% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 9 £46,250 -24.48%
Nottingham +3 9 £46,250 -24.48%

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 355 (42.06%) Lean Six Sigma
2 341 (40.40%) Finance
3 295 (34.95%) Project Management
4 256 (30.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 250 (29.62%) Degree
6 209 (24.76%) PRINCE2
7 205 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
8 183 (21.68%) Business Analysis
9 171 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 161 (19.08%) ITIL
10 161 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
11 156 (18.48%) Change Management
12 110 (13.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 107 (12.68%) PMI Certification
14 101 (11.97%) Banking
14 101 (11.97%) Process Improvement
15 82 (9.72%) MS Visio
16 78 (9.24%) Microsoft
17 77 (9.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 75 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
18 75 (8.89%) Coaching
19 74 (8.77%) ISEB
19 74 (8.77%) Manufacturing
20 73 (8.65%) Telecoms
21 71 (8.41%) CRM
22 70 (8.29%) Process Management
22 70 (8.29%) SDLC
23 67 (7.94%) MS Excel
24 64 (7.58%) Risk Management
25 63 (7.46%) UML

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 37 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.30%) SAS
3 10 (1.18%) Lync
4 7 (0.83%) ColdFusion
4 7 (0.83%) Confluence
5 2 (0.24%) Drupal
5 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.12%) IIS
6 1 (0.12%) Documentum
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.12%) Mule
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 82 (9.72%) MS Visio
2 67 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 44 (5.21%) MS Office
4 42 (4.98%) MS Project
5 28 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
6 10 (1.18%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.24%) Simulink
7 2 (0.24%) Mingle
7 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.12%) TargetLink
8 1 (0.12%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.42%) SAP BPC
2 12 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 11 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
3 11 (1.30%) SAP SCM
4 7 (0.83%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.71%) SAP LE
5 6 (0.71%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.71%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (1.42%) Office 365
2 10 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
2 10 (1.18%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Taleo
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.49%) Wireless
2 18 (2.13%) Internet
3 14 (1.66%) Unified Communications
4 8 (0.95%) Intranet
5 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.59%) WAN
5 5 (0.59%) LAN
6 4 (0.47%) Firewall
6 4 (0.47%) Broadband
6 4 (0.47%) 3G
6 4 (0.47%) 4G
7 3 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.24%) HTTP
9 1 (0.12%) Converged Networks
9 1 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.12%) ATM
9 1 (0.12%) SDH
9 1 (0.12%) VoIP
9 1 (0.12%) DWDM
9 1 (0.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (1.66%) SAP BI
3 9 (1.07%) MySQL
3 9 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (0.47%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.12%) Big Data
7 1 (0.12%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.12%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (1.30%) JIRA
2 10 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.47%) Selenium
5 4 (0.47%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.36%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.24%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.24%) JBehave
7 2 (0.24%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.24%) Hudson
7 2 (0.24%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.24%) Concordion
7 2 (0.24%) Robot Framework
General
1 341 (40.40%) Finance
2 101 (11.97%) Banking
3 74 (8.77%) Manufacturing
4 73 (8.65%) Telecoms
5 63 (7.46%) Retail
6 24 (2.84%) Electronics
7 23 (2.73%) Legal
8 22 (2.61%) Marketing
9 16 (1.90%) General Ledger
10 15 (1.78%) German Language
11 12 (1.42%) Polish Language
11 12 (1.42%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.30%) Spanish Language
13 10 (1.18%) French Language
13 10 (1.18%) Investment Banking
13 10 (1.18%) Automotive
14 9 (1.07%) Military
15 8 (0.95%) Advertising
15 8 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 247 (29.27%) Analyst
2 189 (22.39%) Business Analyst
3 164 (19.43%) Project Manager
4 52 (6.16%) Consultant
5 47 (5.57%) Senior Analyst
6 40 (4.74%) Business Manager
7 38 (4.50%) Architect
8 35 (4.15%) Programme Manager
9 31 (3.67%) Process Analyst
10 30 (3.55%) Senior Manager
11 29 (3.44%) Senior Business Analyst
11 29 (3.44%) Process Manager
12 25 (2.96%) Change Manager
12 25 (2.96%) Senior Project Manager
13 21 (2.49%) Quality Manager
14 19 (2.25%) Lead Business Analyst
15 17 (2.01%) Financial Business Analyst
15 17 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 17 (2.01%) ERP Manager
16 16 (1.90%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.25%) .NET
2 14 (1.66%) CSS
3 11 (1.30%) Web Services
4 10 (1.18%) Apache Flex
4 10 (1.18%) XML
5 9 (1.07%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.07%) HTML
6 7 (0.83%) DHTML
6 7 (0.83%) DOM
6 7 (0.83%) SOAP
7 3 (0.36%) Middleware
8 2 (0.24%) jQuery
8 2 (0.24%) Ajax
8 2 (0.24%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.12%) EDI
9 1 (0.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 161 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.64%) PMI
3 42 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.90%) Taxonomies
6 15 (1.78%) User Experience
6 15 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
7 11 (1.30%) FMCG
8 9 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (0.95%) Credit Risk
9 8 (0.95%) Statistics
10 6 (0.71%) GIS
10 6 (0.71%) NHS
11 5 (0.59%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.36%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.36%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.36%) Life Science
12 3 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.73%) Windows
2 16 (1.90%) Linux
3 12 (1.42%) UNIX
4 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.71%) Windows XP
5 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.59%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.12%) AIX
7 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (42.06%) Lean Six Sigma
2 295 (34.95%) Project Management
3 256 (30.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 209 (24.76%) PRINCE2
5 205 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
6 183 (21.68%) Business Analysis
7 171 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 161 (19.08%) ITIL
9 156 (18.48%) Change Management
10 101 (11.97%) Process Improvement
11 75 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
11 75 (8.89%) Coaching
12 71 (8.41%) CRM
13 70 (8.29%) Process Management
13 70 (8.29%) SDLC
14 64 (7.58%) Risk Management
15 63 (7.46%) UML
16 62 (7.35%) Business Transformation
16 62 (7.35%) Waterfall
17 60 (7.11%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 21 (2.49%) Java
2 16 (1.90%) SQL
3 13 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.07%) C
5 8 (0.95%) C#
6 7 (0.83%) PHP
7 4 (0.47%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.47%) Python
8 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.24%) Ruby
9 2 (0.24%) XPath
9 2 (0.24%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.24%) Perl
9 2 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.12%) sed
10 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.12%) VBA
10 1 (0.12%) AWK
Qualifications
1 250 (29.62%) Degree
2 110 (13.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 107 (12.68%) PMI Certification
4 77 (9.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 74 (8.77%) ISEB
6 58 (6.87%) PMP
7 43 (5.09%) Security Cleared
8 37 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 27 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (2.84%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 22 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 22 (2.61%) DV Cleared
12 19 (2.25%) SC Cleared
13 15 (1.78%) MBA
14 13 (1.54%) CISSP
14 13 (1.54%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
15 10 (1.18%) ISTQB
16 7 (0.83%) PhD
16 7 (0.83%) CISA
16 7 (0.83%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.52%) QA
2 40 (4.74%) ISO 9001
3 34 (4.03%) ISO 14001
4 22 (2.61%) ISO 9000
4 22 (2.61%) SLA
4 22 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.90%) COBIT
6 10 (1.18%) ISO 9002
7 6 (0.71%) TickIT
8 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.47%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.36%) XenApp
3 3 (0.36%) XenServer
3 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.36%) vSphere
3 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (0.12%) SCSM
2 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.92%) SAP
3 33 (3.91%) Oracle
4 10 (1.18%) IBM
4 10 (1.18%) Siemens
4 10 (1.18%) Allen-Bradley
4 10 (1.18%) T-Plan
5 7 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.47%) Minitab
6 4 (0.47%) VMware
6 4 (0.47%) Business Objects
6 4 (0.47%) Cisco
6 4 (0.47%) HP
6 4 (0.47%) BMC
6 4 (0.47%) JDA
6 4 (0.47%) webMethods
7 3 (0.36%) Tableau
7 3 (0.36%) Cognizant
7 3 (0.36%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sword Technology Solutions Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Flex hours, Healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus an excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k base with an £80k OTE Plus Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
BPR Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £34,000 per annum Good Benefits & Great Team!
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
BPR Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
BPR Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Good Bonus & Private Medical (BUPA)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Pharma Division
Salary: Competitive with fantastic benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago