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 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
Lean Six Sigma
UK
Rank 753 797 780
Rank change year-on-year +44 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 114 167 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78 133 126
Median salary £57,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.58% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £74,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  

Lean 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 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%  

Lean Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lean Six Sigma in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 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
England +29 99 £57,500 -4.16% 20
London +41 34 £60,000 -7.69% 6
North West -14 17 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South East +64 14 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Yorkshire +29 12 £27,500 -15.38%
City of London +38 11 £63,750 +6.25% 1
Manchester -17 9 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Cheshire +11 8 £47,500 +5.55%
West Midlands +16 7 £57,500 +48.38% 3
South West +13 7 £60,000 -11.11%
South Wales +14 6 £45,000 +47.54%
Wales +7 6 £45,000 +47.54%
Cardiff - 6 £45,000 -
Rochdale - 6 £45,000 - 1
Scotland +27 5 £56,250 -44.71%
Warrington +9 5 - -
Selby - 5 - -
Bristol - 5 £60,000 -
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
West Yorkshire +29 4 £27,500 -15.38%
West Sussex +12 4 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Birmingham +7 4 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Oxfordshire +3 4 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Northamptonshire +19 3 £52,500 +75.00% 1
East Midlands +2 3 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Northampton +22 2 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Glasgow +21 2 - -
South Yorkshire +9 2 - -
Sheffield +8 2 - -
Coventry +6 2 - - 1

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 103 (41.70%) Finance
3 78 (31.58%) Process Improvement
4 71 (28.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 70 (28.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (25.91%) Project Management
8 60 (24.29%) Business Analysis
9 59 (23.89%) PRINCE2
10 55 (22.27%) Degree
11 46 (18.62%) Change Management
12 39 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (14.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 36 (14.57%) Waterfall
14 35 (14.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 35 (14.17%) Coaching
15 33 (13.36%) MS Excel
16 29 (11.74%) MS PowerPoint
16 29 (11.74%) BPMN
17 28 (11.34%) Manufacturing
17 28 (11.34%) Service Delivery
18 27 (10.93%) Telecoms
18 27 (10.93%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
19 26 (10.53%) MS Office
19 26 (10.53%) ISEB
20 24 (9.72%) Microsoft
20 24 (9.72%) Performance Improvement
21 23 (9.31%) Process Management
22 21 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
23 19 (7.69%) PMI Certification

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related 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 2 (0.81%) CMS
1 2 (0.81%) Confluence
2 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (10.53%) MS Office
4 16 (6.48%) MS Visio
5 12 (4.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.81%) HFM
2 2 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.81%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.81%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.81%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.81%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.45%) SaaS
2 3 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.29%) Internet
2 9 (3.64%) Broadband
3 5 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.21%) Wireless
5 2 (0.81%) BGP
5 2 (0.81%) MPLS
5 2 (0.81%) OSPF
5 2 (0.81%) RIP
5 2 (0.81%) VPN
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.40%) Network Security
6 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.81%) Essbase
3 1 (0.40%) MS Access
3 1 (0.40%) QlikView
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.40%) Lombardi
2 1 (0.40%) Selenium
2 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 103 (41.70%) Finance
2 28 (11.34%) Manufacturing
3 27 (10.93%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.88%) Retail
5 13 (5.26%) Legal
6 12 (4.86%) Banking
7 9 (3.64%) Law
7 9 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (3.24%) Back Office
9 5 (2.02%) Automotive
9 5 (2.02%) Billing
9 5 (2.02%) Marketing
10 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.81%) Front Office
11 2 (0.81%) Military
12 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (34.82%) Analyst
2 51 (20.65%) Business Analyst
3 49 (19.84%) Project Manager
4 39 (15.79%) Consultant
5 24 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (8.91%) Senior Business Analyst
7 20 (8.10%) Process Analyst
8 13 (5.26%) Developer
8 13 (5.26%) Six Sigma Consultant
9 12 (4.86%) Lean Consultant
10 11 (4.45%) Business Improvement Specialist
10 11 (4.45%) Process Consultant
11 9 (3.64%) Lean Specialist
11 9 (3.64%) Six Sigma Specialist
12 8 (3.24%) Architect
12 8 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
12 8 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement Specialist
12 8 (3.24%) Financial Analyst
12 8 (3.24%) Senior Manager
12 8 (3.24%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.62%) Web Services
2 1 (0.40%) .NET
2 1 (0.40%) COM
2 1 (0.40%) CSS
2 1 (0.40%) CSS3
2 1 (0.40%) HTML
2 1 (0.40%) HTML5
2 1 (0.40%) J2EE
2 1 (0.40%) JMS
2 1 (0.40%) jQuery
2 1 (0.40%) JSP
2 1 (0.40%) Qt
2 1 (0.40%) Servlets
2 1 (0.40%) SOAP
2 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.64%) FMCG
2 9 (3.64%) Virtual Team
3 8 (3.24%) Reinsurance
4 7 (2.83%) User Experience
5 6 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.02%) Fintech
7 3 (1.21%) PMI
7 3 (1.21%) Robotics
8 2 (0.81%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.81%) iPad
8 2 (0.81%) Life Science
8 2 (0.81%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) SCADA
9 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.83%) Windows
2 4 (1.62%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.40%) Linux
3 1 (0.40%) Unix
3 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 78 (31.58%) Process Improvement
3 71 (28.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 70 (28.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (25.91%) Project Management
7 60 (24.29%) Business Analysis
8 59 (23.89%) PRINCE2
9 46 (18.62%) Change Management
10 36 (14.57%) Waterfall
11 35 (14.17%) Coaching
12 29 (11.74%) BPMN
13 28 (11.34%) Service Delivery
14 27 (10.93%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
15 24 (9.72%) Performance Improvement
16 23 (9.31%) Process Management
17 21 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
18 19 (7.69%) ITIL
19 18 (7.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 18 (7.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.45%) C
2 10 (4.05%) Java
3 7 (2.83%) SQL
4 3 (1.21%) Python
4 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.81%) Groovy
5 2 (0.81%) R
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (22.27%) Degree
2 36 (14.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 35 (14.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 26 (10.53%) ISEB
5 19 (7.69%) PMI Certification
6 17 (6.88%) PMP
7 13 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (3.64%) Security Cleared
9 8 (3.24%) APMP
9 8 (3.24%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.24%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.62%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.21%) MBA
14 2 (0.81%) CISA
14 2 (0.81%) CISSP
15 1 (0.40%) CIMA
15 1 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.67%) ISO 14001
1 14 (5.67%) ISO 9001
1 14 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.64%) QA
3 3 (1.21%) COBIT
3 3 (1.21%) PMO
3 3 (1.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) COSO
4 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.81%) IFRS
4 2 (0.81%) P3O
4 2 (0.81%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.40%) MiFID
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.05%) Pega
3 8 (3.24%) IBM
3 8 (3.24%) Oracle
4 7 (2.83%) Cisco
4 7 (2.83%) SAP
5 6 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.62%) Blue Prism
7 3 (1.21%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.81%) Guidewire
8 2 (0.81%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.81%) Sage
8 2 (0.81%) Tableau
8 2 (0.81%) Xerox
8 2 (0.81%) Zuora
9 1 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.40%) Casewise
9 1 (0.40%) Minitab
9 1 (0.40%) VMware
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Salary: £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: Up to £42500 Basic + £4800 Car + Superb Benefits Package
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
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