Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 138 179
Rank change year-on-year -10 +41 -21
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 14 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.53% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50% -5.39%
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +12.35%

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 2326 1924 3128
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 88.21% 86.78% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1624 2397
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 6 - -
Wilmslow -11 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Crewe - 2 £43,750 -
Knutsford -36 1 - -
Six Sigma
North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 10 (71.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (42.86%) BPMN
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Groovy
6 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
6 3 (21.43%) Process Management
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Broadband
6 3 (21.43%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) iPad
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (7.14%) COBIT
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (7.14%) PMO
8 1 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery

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 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Implementation Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Process Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (7.14%) COBIT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Finance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Lean Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Planning Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SOX Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (42.86%) BPMN
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) Process Management
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Groovy
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP