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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 121 93 113
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 7 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 1.60% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 2.01% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 15
Average salary £50,000 £95,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.36% +90.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £90,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £95,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +24.29%
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
1669 1546 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.22% 79.65% 79.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1348 1412
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 £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Automotive
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) MS Project
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) PMBOK
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) TargetLink
6 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (5.56%) Lync
6 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (5.56%) Lync
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (5.56%) TargetLink
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Infor M3
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Programme Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Programme Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Testing Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Governance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Manager
5 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Process Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) People Management
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) VB
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) PMBOK
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Infor
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec
2 1 (5.56%) VMware