The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Six Sigma over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 188 181 161
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 39 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.76% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 24
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,650 £72,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
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
4846 4089 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.71% 82.72% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4004 3505 2819
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Six Sigma Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Six Sigma Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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 Six Sigma within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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 -6 14 £47,500 -11.62% 4
Coventry +4 10 £44,000 +3.52%
Walsall -8 4 £40,000 -12.56%
Warwickshire - 4 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 4 £36,500 -
Solihull +11 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 34 (53.13%) Lean Six Sigma
2 28 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (39.06%) PRINCE2
4 24 (37.50%) Change Management
4 24 (37.50%) Process Improvement
5 22 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (26.56%) Finance
7 16 (25.00%) Degree
7 16 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 14 (21.88%) ISEB
9 13 (20.31%) Coaching
9 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (18.75%) ITIL
10 12 (18.75%) Project Management
11 10 (15.63%) SAP
12 9 (14.06%) Test Strategy
12 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
12 9 (14.06%) SDLC
13 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
13 8 (12.50%) Test Management
13 8 (12.50%) PMP
13 8 (12.50%) PMI Certification
13 8 (12.50%) PRINCE
14 7 (10.94%) CRM
14 7 (10.94%) PMI
14 7 (10.94%) Time Management
14 7 (10.94%) Requirements Engineering
14 7 (10.94%) SAP Implementation
14 7 (10.94%) Target Operating Model
14 7 (10.94%) Portfolio Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (7.81%) MS Office
1 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) FlexRay
2 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Automotive
4 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Business Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Process Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Portfolio Manager
5 7 (10.94%) SAP Manager
5 7 (10.94%) SAP Programme Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.25%) QA Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Electrical Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.69%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) PMI
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) Economics
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Lean Six Sigma
2 28 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (39.06%) PRINCE2
4 24 (37.50%) Change Management
4 24 (37.50%) Process Improvement
5 22 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 13 (20.31%) Coaching
8 12 (18.75%) ITIL
8 12 (18.75%) Project Management
9 9 (14.06%) SDLC
9 9 (14.06%) Test Strategy
10 8 (12.50%) PRINCE
10 8 (12.50%) Test Management
10 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 7 (10.94%) CRM
11 7 (10.94%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (10.94%) Requirements Engineering
11 7 (10.94%) SAP Implementation
11 7 (10.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Degree
2 14 (21.88%) ISEB
3 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
4 8 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 8 (12.50%) PMP
5 3 (4.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (1.56%) MBA
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) SAP
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) EMC
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) Minitab
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000 - £170, 000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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EDM Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago