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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
UK
Rank - 963 955
Permanent jobs citing DFSS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.85%  
UK excluding London median salary - £57,500 -

DFSS 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

DFSS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DFSS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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