Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 181 202
Rank change year-on-year -41 +21 0
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 3 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.054% 0.74% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.81% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 31
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £45,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.88% -17.27% -4.35%
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5076 4719 5850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.84% 91.35% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3234 2863 3710
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 19 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
Edinburgh -29 2 £55,000 +18.28%
Glasgow -17 1 - -
Six Sigma
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Infor
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Infor M3
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Tagetik
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Infor M3
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Infor
1 1 (33.33%) Tagetik