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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 209 185 202
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Permanent jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 13 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.48% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.61% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 2
Average salary £44,250 £42,250 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% -21.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,250 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +0.59%
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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
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Lean Six Sigma Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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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 19 September 2014. 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
Birmingham -14 5 £42,500 -
Coventry -6 4 £70,000 -
Walsall -5 3 £42,500 +6.91%
Staffordshire -16 1 £43,500 -17.14%
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England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 20 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (64.29%) PRINCE2
4 12 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (42.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 10 (35.71%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) ISEB
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE
7 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.86%) Line Management
7 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) SAP
9 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
10 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
10 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
10 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.57%) Process Management
11 1 (3.57%) CIMA
11 1 (3.57%) Change Management
11 1 (3.57%) ACCA
11 1 (3.57%) MS Project
11 1 (3.57%) MS Office
11 1 (3.57%) PMP
11 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
11 1 (3.57%) Marketing
11 1 (3.57%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Project Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Head of IT
5 3 (10.71%) Head of Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 20 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (64.29%) PRINCE2
4 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) PRINCE
6 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.86%) Line Management
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.57%) BPMN
9 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.57%) Process Management
9 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 12 (42.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 5 (17.86%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ACCA
3 1 (3.57%) CIMA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft