The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 138 153
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 6 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.87% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.96% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -20.29%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2463 2613 2818
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.43% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1476 1771
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Six Sigma in Scotland

Six Sigma
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Fife +1 5 £55,000 +57.14%
Glasgow +10 1 - -
Six Sigma
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Aerospace
3 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (35.71%) VHDL
3 5 (35.71%) Firmware
3 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
3 5 (35.71%) Lean Manufacturing
3 5 (35.71%) Altera
3 5 (35.71%) Actel
3 5 (35.71%) DO-254
3 5 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (35.71%) Mentor Graphics
3 5 (35.71%) Marketing
3 5 (35.71%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (35.71%) FPGA Design
3 5 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) SAP
4 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 4 (28.57%) Electronics
5 3 (21.43%) Robotics
5 3 (21.43%) Blue Prism
5 3 (21.43%) Robotic Process Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Aerospace
2 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Process Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Change Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (35.71%) VHDL
3 3 (21.43%) Robotics
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
1 5 (35.71%) FPGA Design
1 5 (35.71%) Lean Manufacturing
1 5 (35.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (7.14%) IIBA
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) DO-254
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Actel
1 5 (35.71%) Altera
1 5 (35.71%) Mentor Graphics
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) Blue Prism
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com