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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 111 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 21 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 1.22% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.51% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 7
Average salary £95,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -9.09%
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
1857 1719 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.22% 80.97% 70.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1554 1026
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 43 (81.13%) Finance
2 34 (64.15%) SC Cleared
2 34 (64.15%) Security Cleared
3 33 (62.26%) Retail
4 32 (60.38%) Back Office
4 32 (60.38%) Benchmarking
4 32 (60.38%) Business Development
4 32 (60.38%) German Language
5 11 (20.75%) Lean Six Sigma
6 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
7 7 (13.21%) Project Management
7 7 (13.21%) Performance Management
8 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement
10 4 (7.55%) Line Management
10 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.55%) QA
10 4 (7.55%) Change Management
10 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
11 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
11 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
11 3 (5.66%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
12 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
12 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
12 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (3.77%) MS Office

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
General
1 43 (81.13%) Finance
2 33 (62.26%) Retail
3 32 (60.38%) German Language
3 32 (60.38%) Back Office
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
2 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
2 4 (7.55%) Analyst
3 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Head of IT
3 2 (3.77%) Engagement Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Head of Project Management
4 1 (1.89%) Head of Testing
4 1 (1.89%) Process Improvement Specialist
4 1 (1.89%) QA Specialist
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Benchmarking
1 32 (60.38%) Business Development
2 11 (20.75%) Lean Six Sigma
3 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
4 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) Performance Management
5 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
7 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement
7 4 (7.55%) Line Management
7 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.66%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
9 2 (3.77%) ITIL
10 1 (1.89%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 34 (64.15%) SC Cleared
1 34 (64.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ACCA
3 1 (1.89%) CIMA
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + car + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago