The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 89 82
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 3 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.42% 0.18% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.21% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 19
Median salary £55,000 £46,250 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.91% -11.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,250 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £49,250 £55,000
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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 642 966 1070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.04% 85.64% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 550 844 906
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Six Sigma in South Wales

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma in South Wales

Six Sigma
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cardiff +13 3 £55,000 +18.91%
Six Sigma
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) PMP
3 10 (71.43%) PMI Certification
4 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
4 9 (64.29%) Change Management
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (50.00%) TQM
6 7 (50.00%) Quality Management
6 7 (50.00%) Process Management
7 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
8 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Publishing
9 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 2 (14.29%) C
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (14.29%) ITIL
9 2 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (14.29%) High Availability
9 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
9 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Compliance Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Compliance Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) BPM Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Change Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Change Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Portfolio Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Process Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) Change Management
2 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
3 8 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
4 7 (50.00%) Process Management
4 7 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 7 (50.00%) TQM
5 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) High Availability
7 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) PMI Certification
1 10 (71.43%) PMP
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Epicor