Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DFSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DFSS over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1181 - 1299
Rank change year-on-year - +1299 +13
Permanent jobs citing DFSS 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% - 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.001% - 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
UK median annual salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £40,000

DFSS 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

DFSS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DFSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DFSS in the UK

DFSS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DFSS in the UK

DFSS
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DFSS within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
London - 1 - -
England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing DFSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DFSS.

1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) DMAIC
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Reinsurance

DFSS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Process Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) DMAIC
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt