The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 162 144 162
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 35 58 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.16% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.51% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 23
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £33,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +7.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Six Sigma
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +8 23 £57,500 -2.12% 1
Coventry +4 3 £70,000 +94.44%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £60,000 -
Warwickshire +5 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Walsall 0 1 £35,000 -41.66%
Staffordshire -13 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 - 1
Dudley - 1 £40,000 - 2
Solihull - 1 £37,500 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 28 (41.79%) PRINCE2
2 28 (41.79%) Lean Six Sigma
3 19 (28.36%) Business Analysis
3 19 (28.36%) Project Management
4 16 (23.88%) ITIL
5 13 (19.40%) PRINCE
5 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (19.40%) Degree
6 11 (16.42%) Performance Management
7 8 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
8 7 (10.45%) Back Office
9 6 (8.96%) Change Management
9 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (7.46%) Japanese Language
10 5 (7.46%) QA
10 5 (7.46%) Retail
10 5 (7.46%) Service Management
10 5 (7.46%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
11 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.97%) ISEB
11 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
11 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
11 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) VoIP
2 1 (1.49%) WLAN
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) MPLS
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) Wireless
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.45%) Back Office
4 5 (7.46%) Japanese Language
4 5 (7.46%) Retail
5 4 (5.97%) Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Automotive
6 2 (2.99%) German Language
7 1 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Project Manager
2 13 (19.40%) Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Consultant
4 10 (14.93%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Process Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Service Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Change Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Head of IT
7 4 (5.97%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Head of Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) Problem Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Operations Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Change Project Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Process Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.49%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) PRINCE2
1 28 (41.79%) Lean Six Sigma
2 19 (28.36%) Business Analysis
2 19 (28.36%) Project Management
3 16 (23.88%) ITIL
4 13 (19.40%) PRINCE
4 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.42%) Performance Management
6 8 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.96%) Change Management
7 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
8 5 (7.46%) Service Management
8 5 (7.46%) Process Improvement
9 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.48%) V-Model
10 3 (4.48%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (4.48%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) XPath
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (5.97%) ISEB
4 3 (4.48%) MBA
4 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) CBAP
6 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Dudley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago