The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
England / North West
Rank 218 200 234
Rank change year-on-year -18 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 31 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.67% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.76% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 18
Median salary £45,000 £37,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.62% -27.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5552 4995 5843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.38% 87.86% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4608 4156 4703
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Six Sigma in the North West

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma in the North West

Six Sigma
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Manchester -23 17 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Cheshire +11 9 £48,000 +6.66%
Lancashire -3 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Merseyside 0 2 - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 39 (69.64%) Lean Six Sigma
2 29 (51.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (32.14%) Internet
4 18 (32.14%) Business Analysis
5 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 16 (28.57%) ISEB
6 16 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 15 (26.79%) Finance
8 14 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 14 (25.00%) ISO 14001
8 14 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 14 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 14 (25.00%) ISO 9001
8 14 (25.00%) Process Improvement
8 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 14 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (25.00%) IT Strategy
9 12 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
10 10 (17.86%) Project Management
11 9 (16.07%) Change Management
11 9 (16.07%) Mathematics
11 9 (16.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 7 (12.50%) Coaching
12 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 5 (8.93%) MS Visio

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) MPLS
3 2 (3.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) QlikView
2 1 (1.79%) GIS
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Automotive
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Analyst
2 19 (33.93%) Business Analyst
3 17 (30.36%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Process Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Network Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Planning Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Commercial Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Head of Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Banking Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Head of Digital
8 2 (3.57%) Head of Projects
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Lean Six Sigma
2 29 (51.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (32.14%) Business Analysis
5 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 16 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 14 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 14 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (25.00%) IT Strategy
7 14 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 14 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 14 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
9 10 (17.86%) Project Management
10 9 (16.07%) Change Management
10 9 (16.07%) Mathematics
11 7 (12.50%) Coaching
12 5 (8.93%) Quality Management
12 5 (8.93%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) MATLAB
2 2 (3.57%) Groovy
2 2 (3.57%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) ISEB
2 9 (16.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 5 (8.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) CISA
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
5 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PMP
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) ISO 14001
1 14 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 14 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.36%) QA
4 1 (1.79%) COBIT
4 1 (1.79%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) SAP
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