The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 196 172 198
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Permanent jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 13 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.33% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.42% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 1
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +12.22%
Lean Six Sigma
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4139 3555 3534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.17% 79.32% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3579 2897 3061
Average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lean Six Sigma Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Lean Six Sigma Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walsall -1 4 £42,250 +20.71%
Staffordshire +6 3 £41,500 +38.33% 1
Wolverhampton -6 2 £42,250 -0.58%
Birmingham -14 1 £41,500 -2.35%
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England

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Lean 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 Lean Six Sigma.

1 31 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 25 (80.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (58.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (54.84%) Business Analysis
5 16 (51.61%) ISEB
6 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (32.26%) Marketing
7 10 (32.26%) Finance
8 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
9 6 (19.35%) SAP
10 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 3 (9.68%) MS Office
12 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
12 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
12 2 (6.45%) Change Management
12 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
13 1 (3.23%) Coaching
13 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
13 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
13 1 (3.23%) APMP
13 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
13 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
13 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (3.23%) Business Development
13 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
13 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (3.23%) CIMA
13 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Lean 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 Lean Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
General
1 10 (32.26%) Marketing
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Analyst
2 20 (64.52%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 25 (80.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (58.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (54.84%) Business Analysis
5 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.23%) Coaching
8 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.23%) Business Development
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) ISEB
2 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (3.23%) APMP
3 1 (3.23%) CIMA
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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