Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 696 666 602
Rank change year-on-year -30 -64 -17
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 563 660 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.39% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 445 455 771
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,400 £33,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £84,000 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -4.76%

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 161983 169953 194669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 127876 141202 160286
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in the UK

Six Sigma
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Six Sigma in the UK

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma in the UK

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 Six Sigma within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 +7 535 £50,000 -2.91% 30
UK excluding London -37 345 £47,500 - 22
London +25 203 £67,500 +10.20% 9
South East -1 110 £50,000 -3.85% 4
Midlands +37 89 £47,500 +5.56% 3
West Midlands +40 70 £43,062 -4.31% 2
North of England -37 62 £40,000 -15.79% 9
East of England +42 49 £43,500 -11.68% 2
Yorkshire +5 29 £37,500 -21.05% 3
North West -23 29 £46,000 +2.22% 4
South West -3 20 £53,000 +17.78% 3
East Midlands +5 17 £57,500 +24.32% 1
Wales +21 11 £43,000 -1.71% 1
North East +14 4 £32,500 - 2
Scotland -39 4 £55,000 +20.88%

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 289 (51.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 244 (43.34%) Finance
3 205 (36.41%) Project Management
4 161 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (24.69%) ITIL
6 138 (24.51%) PRINCE2
7 135 (23.98%) Process Improvement
8 125 (22.20%) Analytical Skills
9 120 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 117 (20.78%) Degree
11 114 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 91 (16.16%) Change Management
13 72 (12.79%) PMI Certification
14 71 (12.61%) MS Visio
15 68 (12.08%) Business Analysis
16 66 (11.72%) Banking
17 63 (11.19%) PMP
18 62 (11.01%) Business Transformation
19 57 (10.12%) Manufacturing
20 56 (9.95%) Retail
21 52 (9.24%) SQL
21 52 (9.24%) Coaching
22 51 (9.06%) Scrum
23 48 (8.53%) Oracle
24 47 (8.35%) Service Delivery
24 47 (8.35%) Waterfall
25 46 (8.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
25 46 (8.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
25 46 (8.17%) CRM
25 46 (8.17%) Line Management

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 14 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.95%) CMS
2 11 (1.95%) Confluence
3 9 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (12.61%) MS Visio
2 36 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (4.09%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.53%) SPSS
8 2 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 43 (7.64%) Oracle EBS
1 43 (7.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 36 (6.39%) Oracle 11i
3 21 (3.73%) Oracle HRMS
3 21 (3.73%) Oracle Payroll
4 13 (2.31%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.89%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.53%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.53%) SAP PS
9 2 (0.36%) HFM
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle ASCP
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.36%) Primavera
9 2 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.49%) IBM Blueworks
2 9 (1.60%) Asana
3 7 (1.24%) Office 365
4 6 (1.07%) SaaS
5 4 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.53%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.36%) Yammer
8 1 (0.18%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.02%) Firewall
2 14 (2.49%) LAN
3 12 (2.13%) WAN
4 11 (1.95%) VoIP
5 10 (1.78%) SAN
6 9 (1.60%) IPsec
6 9 (1.60%) SSL
7 6 (1.07%) SMS
8 4 (0.71%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.36%) Skype
9 2 (0.36%) VLAN
10 1 (0.18%) PBX
10 1 (0.18%) Wireless
10 1 (0.18%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.22%) SQLPlus
2 22 (3.91%) Big Data
3 14 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.60%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.71%) EDRMS
5 4 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.36%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.18%) GIS
8 1 (0.18%) MS Access
8 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (4.80%) JIRA
2 3 (0.53%) CANoe
2 3 (0.53%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.36%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.18%) JMeter
4 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 244 (43.34%) Finance
2 66 (11.72%) Banking
3 57 (10.12%) Manufacturing
4 56 (9.95%) Retail
5 44 (7.82%) Investment Banking
6 29 (5.15%) Retail Banking
7 28 (4.97%) Legal
8 27 (4.80%) Telecoms
9 26 (4.62%) Marketing
10 21 (3.73%) Law
11 16 (2.84%) Back Office
12 13 (2.31%) Electronics
13 8 (1.42%) Digital Economy
13 8 (1.42%) Front Office
14 6 (1.07%) Billing
15 4 (0.71%) Automotive
16 3 (0.53%) Advertising
16 3 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.18%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 187 (33.21%) Analyst
2 86 (15.28%) Business Analyst
3 64 (11.37%) Project Manager
4 50 (8.88%) Consultant
5 47 (8.35%) Process Analyst
6 43 (7.64%) Support Analyst
6 43 (7.64%) Transformation Manager
7 42 (7.46%) IT Manager
8 41 (7.28%) Oracle Analyst
9 38 (6.75%) Programme Manager
10 36 (6.39%) Business Transformation Manager
11 35 (6.22%) Oracle Support Analyst
12 33 (5.86%) Transformation Programme Manager
13 31 (5.51%) Business Manager
14 22 (3.91%) Business Change Manager
14 22 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
15 21 (3.73%) Change Manager
15 21 (3.73%) Senior Business Analyst
16 20 (3.55%) Senior Manager
16 20 (3.55%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.53%) .NET
1 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
1 3 (0.53%) ADO.NET
1 3 (0.53%) AngularJS
1 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET
1 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (0.53%) Backbone.js
1 3 (0.53%) Entity Framework
1 3 (0.53%) HTML
1 3 (0.53%) HTML5
1 3 (0.53%) jQuery
1 3 (0.53%) JSON
1 3 (0.53%) SOAP
1 3 (0.53%) WCF
1 3 (0.53%) WF
1 3 (0.53%) WPF
1 3 (0.53%) XML
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 125 (22.20%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.51%) Reference Data
3 28 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.44%) PMI
5 23 (4.09%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.02%) Robotics
7 11 (1.95%) NHS
8 9 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.07%) EPoS
10 6 (1.07%) Tandem
10 6 (1.07%) User Experience
11 5 (0.89%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (0.89%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.71%) Derivative
12 4 (0.71%) Fintech
12 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.71%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.20%) Windows
2 10 (1.78%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.53%) Android
4 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (51.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 205 (36.41%) Project Management
3 161 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (24.69%) ITIL
5 138 (24.51%) PRINCE2
6 135 (23.98%) Process Improvement
7 120 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 114 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 91 (16.16%) Change Management
10 68 (12.08%) Business Analysis
11 62 (11.01%) Business Transformation
12 52 (9.24%) Coaching
13 51 (9.06%) Scrum
14 47 (8.35%) Service Delivery
14 47 (8.35%) Waterfall
15 46 (8.17%) CRM
15 46 (8.17%) Line Management
16 45 (7.99%) ERP
16 45 (7.99%) Programme Management
17 42 (7.46%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (9.24%) SQL
2 43 (7.64%) PL/SQL
3 16 (2.84%) C
4 4 (0.71%) VBA
5 3 (0.53%) C#
5 3 (0.53%) C++
5 3 (0.53%) ES6
5 3 (0.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.53%) R
6 2 (0.36%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.36%) Python
6 2 (0.36%) VB
7 1 (0.18%) Java
7 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 117 (20.78%) Degree
2 72 (12.79%) PMI Certification
3 63 (11.19%) PMP
4 46 (8.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 46 (8.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 35 (6.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (3.91%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 17 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (2.31%) Master's Degree
9 12 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.78%) CCNA
10 10 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.60%) MCSE
11 9 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.42%) CIMA
12 8 (1.42%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.24%) ISTQB
14 6 (1.07%) APMP
14 6 (1.07%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.75%) COBIT
2 32 (5.68%) QA
3 25 (4.44%) PMO
4 19 (3.37%) GDPR
5 18 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (3.02%) SLA
7 9 (1.60%) ISO 9001
8 7 (1.24%) P3O
9 6 (1.07%) MiFID
9 6 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.71%) COSO
10 4 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.71%) EMIR
11 3 (0.53%) GCP
11 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.36%) IFRS
13 1 (0.18%) DO-254
13 1 (0.18%) ISO 26262
13 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (8.53%) Oracle
2 42 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.97%) Bloomberg
3 28 (4.97%) LexisNexis
4 22 (3.91%) IBM
5 20 (3.55%) SAP
6 14 (2.49%) Capita
7 13 (2.31%) Blue Prism
8 9 (1.60%) VMware
9 6 (1.07%) Cognizant
10 5 (0.89%) Minitab
10 5 (0.89%) Tableau
11 4 (0.71%) Alteryx
11 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.36%) Anaplan
13 2 (0.36%) Google
13 2 (0.36%) iManage
13 2 (0.36%) Interwoven
13 2 (0.36%) ServiceNow