The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 227 227
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 11 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 9
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -23.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £70,000
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4722 4566 5212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.30% 88.42% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3889 3827 4363
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Six Sigma in the South West

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma in the South West

Six Sigma
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol -15 6 £62,500 +31.57%
Gloucestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Devon - 2 £44,000 -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 14 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (47.62%) Manufacturing
3 8 (38.10%) Process Improvement
4 7 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 7 (33.33%) Presales
4 7 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (33.33%) Workflow
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Process Management
4 7 (33.33%) Back Office
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) IBM
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (33.33%) Pega
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 6 (28.57%) C
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
7 4 (19.05%) UML
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) SAP
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) Electronics
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) PMP

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (47.62%) Manufacturing
2 7 (33.33%) Back Office
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (14.29%) Electronics
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) BPM Developer
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Head of IT
3 3 (14.29%) Head of Programmes
3 3 (14.29%) Head of Projects
3 3 (14.29%) Lean Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Transformation Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (38.10%) Process Improvement
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Presales
3 7 (33.33%) Process Management
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 7 (33.33%) Workflow
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) UML
6 3 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (14.29%) Line Management
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) C
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.52%) R
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 3 (14.29%) PMP
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
1 7 (33.33%) Pega
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Minitab