Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 163 209
Rank change year-on-year +31 +46 -54
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 23 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.96% 0.95% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.07% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 10
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £100,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.00% +132.56% -54.74%
10th Percentile £38,100 £71,000 £39,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £100,000 £67,125
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -23.08% +23.81% -44.74%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2029 3070 3966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.00% 88.02% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 2247 3096
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -4.04%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Reading

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Six Sigma in Reading

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 16 (69.57%) Lean Six Sigma
2 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 15 (65.22%) ITIL
3 13 (56.52%) Risk Management
3 13 (56.52%) COBIT
4 10 (43.48%) Process Improvement
4 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Project Management
5 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (34.78%) Security Operations
5 8 (34.78%) Digital Economy
5 8 (34.78%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (34.78%) Product Management
5 8 (34.78%) Information Architecture
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (30.43%) Target Operating Model
6 7 (30.43%) ITSM
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) Presales
8 5 (21.74%) Service Design
8 5 (21.74%) SDLC
8 5 (21.74%) Compliance Management
8 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
8 5 (21.74%) Kanban
8 5 (21.74%) QA
8 5 (21.74%) Change Management
8 5 (21.74%) CMMI

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
General
1 8 (34.78%) Digital Economy
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Senior Technical Writer
1 8 (34.78%) Technical Writer
2 5 (21.74%) Compliance Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Governance Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Risk Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Robotics
3 3 (13.04%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Lean Six Sigma
2 15 (65.22%) ITIL
3 13 (56.52%) Risk Management
4 10 (43.48%) Process Improvement
4 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (34.78%) Information Architecture
5 8 (34.78%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (34.78%) Product Management
5 8 (34.78%) Project Management
5 8 (34.78%) Security Operations
6 7 (30.43%) ITSM
6 7 (30.43%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (21.74%) Change Management
7 5 (21.74%) Compliance Management
7 5 (21.74%) Kanban
7 5 (21.74%) Presales
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) Service Design
7 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) COBIT
2 5 (21.74%) QA
3 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Capita