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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 59 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 1 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.23% 0.86% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.95% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 380 421 507
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 85.78% 90.73% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 322 337 415
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Budget Control
1 3 (75.00%) Project Governance
1 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (75.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) PMO

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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Head of Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Head of Digital
2 2 (50.00%) Head of Projects
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lean Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Budget Control
1 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (75.00%) Project Governance
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Resource Allocation
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) PMO