The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 93 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 4 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.32% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.64% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Average salary £42,000 £28,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.77%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Six Sigma
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
942 1091 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.41% 79.12% 70.51%
Number of salaries quoted 774 973 725
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Wales region.

Six Sigma Salary Trend in Wales

Six Sigma
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
South Wales +7 4 £42,000 +50.00%
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 9 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Change Management
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) B2B
7 2 (16.67%) MS Project
7 2 (16.67%) PMP
7 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (16.67%) Process Management
7 2 (16.67%) CMMI
7 2 (16.67%) TQM
7 2 (16.67%) Minitab
7 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (16.67%) Degree

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Change Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Change Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Quality Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Process Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) B2B
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Process Management
6 2 (16.67%) CMMI
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (16.67%) TQM
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Minitab
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft