Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 80 85
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 6 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.68% 0.44% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.49% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 8
Lancashire median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £37,800 £38,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £48,000 £56,750 £51,250
North West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +6.44%

Six Sigma is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 760 810 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.78% 88.24% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 614 733 677
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,771 £23,075
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Lancashire

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Six Sigma in Lancashire

Six Sigma
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Blackburn +8 5 £46,000 +8.24%
Preston - 1 £37,500 -
Six Sigma
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) HNC
2 3 (50.00%) HND
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Lean Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) E-business
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Lean Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) HNC
1 3 (50.00%) HND
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle