The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 106 102 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 23 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 1.16% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.47% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 10
Average salary £95,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.21% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Six Sigma
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1656 1705 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.49% 79.12% 70.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1518 1035
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Six Sigma Salary Trend in Birmingham

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma.

1 44 (83.02%) Finance
2 32 (60.38%) Back Office
2 32 (60.38%) Retail
2 32 (60.38%) Benchmarking
2 32 (60.38%) Business Development
2 32 (60.38%) German Language
2 32 (60.38%) SC Cleared
2 32 (60.38%) Security Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) Lean Six Sigma
4 11 (20.75%) Performance Management
5 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
5 10 (18.87%) Project Management
5 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
6 8 (15.09%) PRINCE
7 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.43%) QA
8 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.66%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
10 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
11 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.89%) Workflow
11 1 (1.89%) Banking
11 1 (1.89%) Automated Testing
11 1 (1.89%) Knowledge Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
General
1 44 (83.02%) Finance
2 32 (60.38%) Retail
2 32 (60.38%) German Language
2 32 (60.38%) Back Office
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (7.55%) Senior Manager
2 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
2 4 (7.55%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (7.55%) Head of IT
2 4 (7.55%) Head of Project Management
3 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
3 3 (5.66%) Analyst
4 1 (1.89%) Head of Testing
4 1 (1.89%) Process Improvement Specialist
4 1 (1.89%) QA Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) PMI
1 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Benchmarking
1 32 (60.38%) Business Development
2 12 (22.64%) Lean Six Sigma
3 11 (20.75%) Performance Management
4 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
4 10 (18.87%) Project Management
4 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
5 8 (15.09%) PRINCE
6 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
7 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
8 3 (5.66%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.89%) ITIL
9 1 (1.89%) V-Model
9 1 (1.89%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.89%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.89%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 32 (60.38%) SC Cleared
1 32 (60.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ACCA
3 1 (1.89%) CIMA
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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