Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Lean Six Sigma
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 898 961 885
Rank change year-on-year +63 -76 +38
Permanent jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 287 266 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 206 176 357
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%

Lean Six Sigma 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%

Lean Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Lean Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lean Six Sigma in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lean Six Sigma in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lean Six Sigma in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 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
England +62 274 £52,500 - 18
UK excluding London +8 161 £47,500 +5.56% 11
London +61 121 £62,500 +4.17% 8
South East +64 65 £52,500 -4.55% 5
North of England -20 36 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Midlands +7 27 £44,315 +3.06% 2
Yorkshire +21 19 £37,500 -37.50% 1
East of England +24 17 £41,500 -12.63% 1
West Midlands +6 16 £43,062 -1.01% 1
North West -33 16 £45,000 +2.86% 1
East Midlands +13 11 £47,500 +46.15% 1
South West 0 8 £40,000 -0.93%
Wales +14 6 £43,000 +1.18%
Scotland -30 2 £55,000 +66.67% 1
North East +6 1 £44,000 +35.38%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Lean 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 with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 287 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 136 (47.39%) Finance
3 132 (45.99%) Project Management
4 90 (31.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 79 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (26.83%) Process Improvement
7 66 (23.00%) PMI Certification
8 65 (22.65%) Degree
9 64 (22.30%) PRINCE2
9 64 (22.30%) Change Management
10 59 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
11 55 (19.16%) PMP
12 51 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 51 (17.77%) Business Transformation
13 42 (14.63%) ITIL
13 42 (14.63%) Banking
13 42 (14.63%) Business Analysis
14 38 (13.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 37 (12.89%) Scrum
16 36 (12.54%) Line Management
17 35 (12.20%) Waterfall
18 33 (11.50%) Coaching
18 33 (11.50%) Wealth Management
18 33 (11.50%) Investment Banking
19 32 (11.15%) Microsoft
20 29 (10.10%) Retail Banking
20 29 (10.10%) Asset Management
21 28 (9.76%) Reference Data
21 28 (9.76%) Bloomberg
21 28 (9.76%) LexisNexis

Lean Six Sigma
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (9.41%) MS Visio
2 20 (6.97%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (4.18%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (2.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.39%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.70%) HFM
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.70%) Primavera
3 2 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.70%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.70%) SAP PS
3 2 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.35%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.14%) Asana
2 4 (1.39%) Office 365
2 4 (1.39%) SaaS
3 3 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.35%) LAN
2 1 (0.35%) SAN
2 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.48%) Big Data
2 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (4.18%) JIRA
2 3 (1.05%) Fiddler
2 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 136 (47.39%) Finance
2 42 (14.63%) Banking
3 33 (11.50%) Investment Banking
4 29 (10.10%) Retail Banking
5 26 (9.06%) Retail
6 22 (7.67%) Manufacturing
7 15 (5.23%) Legal
8 13 (4.53%) Law
9 9 (3.14%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.79%) Digital Economy
11 6 (2.09%) Electronics
12 5 (1.74%) Marketing
13 4 (1.39%) Back Office
14 3 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.70%) Front Office
16 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 64 (22.30%) Analyst
2 43 (14.98%) Business Analyst
3 40 (13.94%) Transformation Manager
4 36 (12.54%) Programme Manager
5 33 (11.50%) Business Transformation Manager
5 33 (11.50%) Project Manager
5 33 (11.50%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 28 (9.76%) Process Analyst
7 25 (8.71%) Business Manager
8 23 (8.01%) Consultant
8 23 (8.01%) IT Manager
9 22 (7.67%) Business Change Manager
10 20 (6.97%) Change Manager
11 14 (4.88%) Business Process Analyst
12 12 (4.18%) Architect
12 12 (4.18%) Business Architect
12 12 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement Manager
13 10 (3.48%) IT Change Manager
14 8 (2.79%) Retail Business Analyst
14 8 (2.79%) Senior Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.05%) .NET
1 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
1 3 (1.05%) ADO.NET
1 3 (1.05%) AngularJS
1 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
1 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (1.05%) Backbone.js
1 3 (1.05%) Entity Framework
1 3 (1.05%) HTML
1 3 (1.05%) HTML5
1 3 (1.05%) jQuery
1 3 (1.05%) JSON
1 3 (1.05%) SOAP
1 3 (1.05%) WCF
1 3 (1.05%) WF
1 3 (1.05%) WPF
1 3 (1.05%) XML
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.76%) Reference Data
3 23 (8.01%) PMI
4 16 (5.57%) Robotics
5 15 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.23%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.44%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.09%) EPoS
7 6 (2.09%) Tandem
8 3 (1.05%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.70%) Equities
9 2 (0.70%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.35%) Fintech
10 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.44%) Windows
2 3 (1.05%) Android
2 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.35%) Unix
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 132 (45.99%) Project Management
3 90 (31.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 79 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (26.83%) Process Improvement
6 64 (22.30%) Change Management
6 64 (22.30%) PRINCE2
7 51 (17.77%) Business Transformation
7 51 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (14.63%) Business Analysis
8 42 (14.63%) ITIL
9 37 (12.89%) Scrum
10 36 (12.54%) Line Management
11 35 (12.20%) Waterfall
12 33 (11.50%) Coaching
12 33 (11.50%) Wealth Management
13 29 (10.10%) Asset Management
14 24 (8.36%) Programme Management
14 24 (8.36%) Service Delivery
15 22 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.39%) SQL
2 3 (1.05%) C
2 3 (1.05%) C#
2 3 (1.05%) ES6
2 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.70%) VBA
4 1 (0.35%) C++
4 1 (0.35%) Java
4 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (23.00%) PMI Certification
2 65 (22.65%) Degree
3 55 (19.16%) PMP
4 38 (13.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 26 (9.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 22 (7.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 16 (5.57%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 12 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (2.79%) Master's Degree
10 6 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.74%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.39%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.05%) APMP
13 3 (1.05%) MBA
14 2 (0.70%) ACCA
14 2 (0.70%) CIMA
14 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.97%) QA
2 18 (6.27%) COBIT
3 13 (4.53%) PMO
4 6 (2.09%) P3O
5 5 (1.74%) SLA
6 4 (1.39%) COSO
7 3 (1.05%) GCP
8 2 (0.70%) GDPR
8 2 (0.70%) IFRS
9 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.35%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.76%) Bloomberg
2 28 (9.76%) LexisNexis
3 13 (4.53%) Blue Prism
4 10 (3.48%) SAP
5 8 (2.79%) IBM
6 5 (1.74%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.39%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.39%) Tableau
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle
9 2 (0.70%) Anaplan
9 2 (0.70%) Google
9 2 (0.70%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.70%) Xerox
10 1 (0.35%) Minitab
10 1 (0.35%) Siebel
10 1 (0.35%) TIBCO