The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 94 118
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 12 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.96% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Median salary £40,000 £48,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.94% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.15% -11.42%  

Six Sigma is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1105 1016 1553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.98% 84.81% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 865 852 1173
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Cheshire

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Six Sigma in Cheshire

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Cheshire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma in Cheshire

Six Sigma
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 5 - -
Wilmslow -4 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Crewe - 2 £43,750 -
Six Sigma
North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 12 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) BPMN
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Groovy
7 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
7 3 (18.75%) Process Management
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Billing
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Broadband
7 3 (18.75%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) iPad
8 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (6.25%) COBIT
9 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (6.25%) SDLC
9 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (6.25%) PMO
9 1 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
9 1 (6.25%) User Stories

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Implementation Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Process Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Planning Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) CISSP Manager
6 1 (6.25%) COBIT Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Commercial Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Finance Manager
6 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Finance Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Lean Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SOX Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
3 6 (37.50%) BPMN
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Process Management
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (6.25%) Information Security
8 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Groovy
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (6.25%) CISA
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP