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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
England / West Midlands
Rank 208 182 178
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 5 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.69% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.79% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 36
Median salary £51,500 £41,250 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.84% -8.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £36,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £51,875 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.62%

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
4328 4436 4234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.71% 86.91% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3369 3677 3685
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,902
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,728 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 3 £60,000 +26.31%
Coventry +5 2 £43,000 -2.27%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (26.92%) Process Improvement
3 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
3 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) ISEB
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.54%) QA
7 3 (11.54%) JIRA
7 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
7 3 (11.54%) Logistics
7 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) Defect Tracking

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Documentum
1 2 (7.69%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Business Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Business Improvement Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) QA Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Product Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (30.77%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
2 7 (26.92%) Process Improvement
3 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (11.54%) Logistics
6 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.54%) Test Management
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.85%) HND
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.85%) PMP
5 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco