Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 308 307
Rank change year-on-year -35 -1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 31 50 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 38
North West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +6.44%
10th Percentile £31,950 £32,000 £32,125
90th Percentile £79,000 £67,500 £71,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -1.48% -11.74% +4.55%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11909 11223 11591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.90% 89.76% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9463 9353 9582
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Manchester -32 14 £51,000 +13.33% 2
Lancashire +7 6 £46,000 -8.00%
Cheshire -32 5 £57,500 +82.54%
Merseyside +15 2 £35,000 -15.66%
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 16 (51.61%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Process Improvement
5 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
7 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) QA
8 4 (12.90%) Wealth Management
8 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
8 4 (12.90%) Banking
8 4 (12.90%) Law
8 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE
9 3 (9.68%) HNC
9 3 (9.68%) HND
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (9.68%) Windows
9 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
9 3 (9.68%) DMAIC
9 3 (9.68%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) Lean Manufacturing

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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
1 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Law
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Process Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Data Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Data Migration Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Migration Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Business Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Change Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Process Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (6.45%) CIO
6 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.23%) IT Change Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Business Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Process Improvement
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
7 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
7 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE
8 4 (12.90%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (12.90%) Wealth Management
9 3 (9.68%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) DMAIC
9 3 (9.68%) Lean Manufacturing
10 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (6.45%) ITIL
10 2 (6.45%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) HNC
2 3 (9.68%) HND
2 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (3.23%) CISA
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle