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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
UK
Rank 653 558 570
Rank change year-on-year -95 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 212 417 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 147 326 287
Median salary £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% -6.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma in the UK

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 Six Sigma within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -88 188 £57,500 +9.52% 31
London -20 61 £61,750 +2.91% 10
South East +38 38 £60,000 +20.00% 10
North West -18 31 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Yorkshire +17 17 £32,500 -7.14%
Manchester -28 17 £45,000 +38.46% 3
City of London +21 15 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +23 14 £85,000 +41.66% 1
South Wales +9 11 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Midlands +6 11 £42,500 -10.52%
Wales +1 11 £45,000 +19.20% 2
Cardiff +12 10 £45,000 +19.20% 1
South West +6 10 £60,000 +20.00%
Rochdale - 10 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +29 9 £35,500 +1.42%
Cheshire +9 9 £48,000 +6.66%
East of England +7 9 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Scotland +21 8 £55,000 +6.28% 1
Reading +32 7 £87,500 +75.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 6 £50,500 -19.20%
Bristol - 6 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +14 5 £42,500 -2.85%
Warrington +11 5 - -
North Yorkshire +8 5 - -
Watford +4 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Selby - 5 - -
Hampshire +20 4 - -
Leeds +15 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Birmingham +9 4 £62,500 +31.57%
Edinburgh +7 4 - -

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 242 (49.39%) Lean Six Sigma
2 196 (40.00%) Project Management
3 176 (35.92%) Finance
4 162 (33.06%) PRINCE2
5 156 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (30.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 135 (27.55%) Degree
8 129 (26.33%) Process Improvement
9 121 (24.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 97 (19.80%) Change Management
11 94 (19.18%) Business Analysis
12 93 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
13 90 (18.37%) ITIL
14 67 (13.67%) Telecoms
15 66 (13.47%) MS Excel
16 63 (12.86%) Microsoft
17 57 (11.63%) PMP
17 57 (11.63%) Coaching
18 56 (11.43%) PMI Certification
19 55 (11.22%) Waterfall
20 54 (11.02%) MS Office
21 49 (10.00%) Service Delivery
22 48 (9.80%) Service Management
23 43 (8.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
23 43 (8.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
24 41 (8.37%) Quality Management
25 40 (8.16%) Retail
26 38 (7.76%) MS PowerPoint
27 37 (7.55%) CRM
28 35 (7.14%) Manufacturing

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 5 (1.02%) SAS
2 3 (0.61%) Confluence
2 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (13.47%) MS Excel
2 54 (11.02%) MS Office
3 38 (7.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (6.12%) MS Visio
5 17 (3.47%) MS Project
6 3 (0.61%) SPSS Modeler
7 2 (0.41%) Simulink
7 2 (0.41%) SPSS
8 1 (0.20%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.82%) Traffica
3 3 (0.61%) assyst
4 2 (0.41%) HFM
4 2 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.41%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.41%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.86%) SaaS
2 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.49%) Internet
2 9 (1.84%) Broadband
2 9 (1.84%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (1.63%) Wireless
4 6 (1.22%) Firewall
4 6 (1.22%) LAN
4 6 (1.22%) MPLS
5 5 (1.02%) Network Security
5 5 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.82%) 2G
6 4 (0.82%) 3G
6 4 (0.82%) GPRS
6 4 (0.82%) GSM
6 4 (0.82%) LTE
6 4 (0.82%) UMTS
7 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.61%) WAAS
8 2 (0.41%) BGP
8 2 (0.41%) OSPF
8 2 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.45%) QlikView
2 7 (1.43%) Power BI
2 7 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (0.82%) GIS
3 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.61%) Big Data
5 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.41%) Essbase
5 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.20%) MS Access
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.45%) Hudson
2 7 (1.43%) JIRA
3 2 (0.41%) CANoe
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 176 (35.92%) Finance
2 67 (13.67%) Telecoms
3 40 (8.16%) Retail
4 35 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 30 (6.12%) Marketing
6 24 (4.90%) Legal
7 23 (4.69%) Banking
8 15 (3.06%) Publishing
9 11 (2.24%) Automotive
9 11 (2.24%) Back Office
9 11 (2.24%) Law
10 9 (1.84%) Advertising
10 9 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.02%) Billing
12 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.82%) Front Office
14 2 (0.41%) Electronics
14 2 (0.41%) Games
14 2 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 110 (22.45%) Analyst
2 96 (19.59%) Project Manager
3 84 (17.14%) Consultant
4 68 (13.88%) Business Analyst
5 26 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
6 23 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
7 20 (4.08%) Business Improvement Specialist
7 20 (4.08%) IT Manager
7 20 (4.08%) Process Analyst
8 17 (3.47%) Senior Manager
9 15 (3.06%) Senior Consultant
10 14 (2.86%) Business Manager
10 14 (2.86%) Six Sigma Consultant
11 13 (2.65%) Business Consultant
11 13 (2.65%) Developer
12 12 (2.45%) ITSM Consultant
12 12 (2.45%) Lean Consultant
12 12 (2.45%) Service Manager
13 11 (2.24%) QA Leader
13 11 (2.24%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.82%) Web Services
2 3 (0.61%) .NET
3 2 (0.41%) Middleware
4 1 (0.20%) COM
4 1 (0.20%) CSS
4 1 (0.20%) CSS3
4 1 (0.20%) HTML
4 1 (0.20%) HTML5
4 1 (0.20%) J2EE
4 1 (0.20%) JMS
4 1 (0.20%) jQuery
4 1 (0.20%) JSP
4 1 (0.20%) Qt
4 1 (0.20%) Servlets
4 1 (0.20%) SOAP
4 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.69%) PMI
3 16 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.86%) Virtual Team
5 13 (2.65%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.04%) FMCG
7 9 (1.84%) User Experience
8 8 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.63%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.02%) Life Science
10 4 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.82%) Fintech
11 3 (0.61%) Robotics
11 3 (0.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 2 (0.41%) Derivative
12 2 (0.41%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.41%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.41%) NHS
12 2 (0.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.84%) Windows
2 4 (0.82%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.61%) Unix
4 1 (0.20%) Linux
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (49.39%) Lean Six Sigma
2 196 (40.00%) Project Management
3 162 (33.06%) PRINCE2
4 156 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (30.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 129 (26.33%) Process Improvement
7 121 (24.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 97 (19.80%) Change Management
9 94 (19.18%) Business Analysis
10 90 (18.37%) ITIL
11 57 (11.63%) Coaching
12 55 (11.22%) Waterfall
13 49 (10.00%) Service Delivery
14 48 (9.80%) Service Management
15 41 (8.37%) Quality Management
16 37 (7.55%) CRM
17 34 (6.94%) BPMN
17 34 (6.94%) Scrum
18 33 (6.73%) Risk Management
19 31 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.47%) C
2 15 (3.06%) SQL
3 12 (2.45%) Java
4 8 (1.63%) Python
5 7 (1.43%) R
6 6 (1.22%) MATLAB
6 6 (1.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.41%) Groovy
7 2 (0.41%) Perl
8 1 (0.20%) C#
8 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 135 (27.55%) Degree
2 57 (11.63%) PMP
3 56 (11.43%) PMI Certification
4 43 (8.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 43 (8.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 29 (5.92%) ISEB
6 28 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.04%) APMP
9 10 (2.04%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.84%) CISA
10 9 (1.84%) CISSP
11 8 (1.63%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.63%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.43%) CIPD
13 6 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (1.22%) CISM
14 5 (1.02%) MBA
15 4 (0.82%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.14%) PMO
2 33 (6.73%) COBIT
3 27 (5.51%) QA
4 25 (5.10%) ISO 14001
5 24 (4.90%) ISO 9001
6 22 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (1.84%) SLA
8 7 (1.43%) PMBOK
8 7 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.82%) GDPR
9 4 (0.82%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.61%) MiFID
10 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.41%) COSO
11 2 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.41%) EMIR
11 2 (0.41%) IFRS
11 2 (0.41%) P3O
12 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.82%) Netcool
1 4 (0.82%) NSN NetAct
1 4 (0.82%) OPNET
2 3 (0.61%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.90%) IBM
3 13 (2.65%) Atlassian
3 13 (2.65%) HP
3 13 (2.65%) Oracle
4 11 (2.24%) SAP
5 10 (2.04%) Cognizant
5 10 (2.04%) Pega
6 9 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.84%) Tableau
7 7 (1.43%) Cisco
7 7 (1.43%) Huawei
8 4 (0.82%) Blue Prism
8 4 (0.82%) Remedy
8 4 (0.82%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.82%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.61%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.41%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.41%) Teradata
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Strong bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ competitive + car / allowance +15%bonus+pension + health
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bakewell
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
GM Financial
Posted: 23 days ago
Great Barford, Bedfordshire
Alere International
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Alere
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Annapurna HR
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago