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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
England / South West
Rank 222 225 228
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 10 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.54% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 17
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 4529 5216 5253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.17% 88.75% 87.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 4256 4369
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,112 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
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 26 March 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 - 6 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £62,500 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 22 (84.62%) Lean Six Sigma
2 13 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Process Management
5 7 (26.92%) Back Office
5 7 (26.92%) Workflow
5 7 (26.92%) APMP
5 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
6 6 (23.08%) Pega
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (23.08%) Presales
6 6 (23.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
6 6 (23.08%) IBM
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) Broadband
7 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (15.38%) Time Management
8 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification

Six Sigma
Top Related 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 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Broadband
1 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
3 2 (7.69%) BGP
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) OSPF
3 2 (7.69%) RIP
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Back Office
2 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
2 7 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) BPM Developer
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
1 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Lean Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Transformation Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) BPM Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Lean Six Sigma
2 13 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
5 7 (26.92%) Process Management
5 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
5 7 (26.92%) Workflow
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (23.08%) Presales
7 4 (15.38%) Coaching
7 4 (15.38%) Time Management
8 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
9 2 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) APMP
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) ISEB
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco
1 6 (23.08%) IBM
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 6 (23.08%) Pega