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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 115 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 10 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 1.45% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.82% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 14
Average salary £71,250 £69,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +10.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £66,050
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +14.58%
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
1519 1431 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.46% 79.85% 76.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1255 1086
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.33%) Lync
8 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (8.33%) Office 365
8 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (8.33%) PMBOK
8 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (8.33%) Workflow
8 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Lync
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
1 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Project Manager
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Manager
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Programme Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Programme Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Managing Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (4.17%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (4.17%) CISMP
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Cognos
2 1 (4.17%) Infor