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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 208 236
Rank change year-on-year -39 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 22 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 20
Median salary £35,000 £51,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.37% +7.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £35,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.50% +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 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 6144 4965 5737
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.01% 88.17% 89.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4975 4193 4673
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -27 16 £32,500 -40.90% 3
Cheshire -28 5 £37,500 -31.81%
Lancashire +3 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 32 (59.26%) Lean Six Sigma
2 21 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (37.04%) Finance
3 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 12 (22.22%) BPMN
5 12 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 11 (20.37%) Retail
6 11 (20.37%) Business Analysis
6 11 (20.37%) Internet
6 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
7 10 (18.52%) Project Management
7 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (16.67%) ISEB
8 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
9 8 (14.81%) Mathematics
9 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (14.81%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 7 (12.96%) IT Strategy
10 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
10 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
10 7 (12.96%) ISO 14001
10 7 (12.96%) ISO 9001

Six Sigma
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Internet
2 4 (7.41%) MPLS
3 3 (5.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) QlikView
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.85%) GIS
2 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Retail
3 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Automotive
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Billing
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Process Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Business Process Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Network Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Head of Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) Implementation Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Business Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Data Network Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
1 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.85%) JAXB
1 1 (1.85%) JSON
1 1 (1.85%) JSP
1 1 (1.85%) Spring
1 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) PlayStation
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Lean Six Sigma
2 21 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 12 (22.22%) BPMN
6 11 (20.37%) Business Analysis
6 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
7 10 (18.52%) Project Management
7 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 8 (14.81%) Mathematics
10 7 (12.96%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (12.96%) IT Strategy
10 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
10 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (9.26%) Change Management
13 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Java
1 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
2 3 (5.56%) Groovy
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 9 (16.67%) ISEB
3 8 (14.81%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
5 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.56%) PMP
6 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.85%) CISA
7 1 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (1.85%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.96%) ISO 14001
2 7 (12.96%) ISO 9001
3 6 (11.11%) PMO
4 4 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.70%) QA
6 1 (1.85%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) OPNET
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.85%) Tableau
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago