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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 99 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 11 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.80% 0.53% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.70% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 12
Average salary £42,000 £48,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +47.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £78,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
1143 1003 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.89% 75.98% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 958 879 897
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram 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 27 August 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
(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 -6 11 £42,000 -12.50%
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 23 (76.67%) Banking
2 22 (73.33%) Degree
3 21 (70.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 20 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (63.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (56.67%) Use Case
7 17 (56.67%) Project Management
8 16 (53.33%) PMP
8 16 (53.33%) PMI Certification
8 16 (53.33%) Java
8 16 (53.33%) UML
8 16 (53.33%) Risk Management
8 16 (53.33%) People Management
9 15 (50.00%) Telecoms
10 11 (36.67%) Lean Six Sigma
11 9 (30.00%) Finance
12 7 (23.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 5 (16.67%) Retail Banking
13 5 (16.67%) Retail
14 4 (13.33%) Change Management
15 3 (10.00%) Process Management
15 3 (10.00%) Validation
16 2 (6.67%) Legal
16 2 (6.67%) ISEB
16 2 (6.67%) SQL
16 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
16 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
16 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 23 (76.67%) Banking
2 15 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (30.00%) Finance
4 5 (16.67%) Retail
4 5 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Legal
6 1 (3.33%) Law
6 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Junior
4 3 (10.00%) Process Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Process Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Process Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Business Process Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Use Case
3 17 (56.67%) Project Management
4 16 (53.33%) UML
4 16 (53.33%) Risk Management
4 16 (53.33%) People Management
5 11 (36.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) Validation
7 3 (10.00%) Process Management
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) Coaching
9 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Degree
2 21 (70.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 16 (53.33%) PMP
3 16 (53.33%) PMI Certification
4 7 (23.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (6.67%) ISEB
5 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.33%) MBA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) SAP
1 1 (3.33%) IBM
1 1 (3.33%) Cognizant