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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 188 165 144
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -21
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 23 46 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.85% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.04% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 43 46
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +36.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £95,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £56,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.37% +26.11%
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
4470 4406 4010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.82% 81.58% 78.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3699 3695 3359
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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
Birmingham -29 11 £56,250 -29.68% 1
Warwickshire -6 5 £50,000 - 2
Walsall - 3 £42,000 -
Coventry -9 2 £46,250 -38.33%
Staffordshire +17 1 £42,000 -35.38%
West Bromwich +9 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 25 (49.02%) Lean Six Sigma
2 24 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.49%) Business Analysis
5 12 (23.53%) Finance
6 11 (21.57%) Degree
7 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (17.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 9 (17.65%) ISEB
7 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 8 (15.69%) Project Management
8 8 (15.69%) Marketing
8 8 (15.69%) Process Improvement
8 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
8 8 (15.69%) Coaching
9 7 (13.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 7 (13.73%) Change Management
10 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 5 (9.80%) Business Transformation
11 5 (9.80%) Logistics
11 5 (9.80%) ITIL
11 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
12 4 (7.84%) Automotive
12 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
13 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
13 3 (5.88%) CRM
13 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
13 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.92%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Project
1 2 (3.92%) Simulink
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) Stata
2 1 (1.96%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.84%) Automotive
5 2 (3.92%) Law
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Programme Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Programme Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Process Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Graduate
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Business Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) jQuery
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
1 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.96%) Statistics
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Economics
3 1 (1.96%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Lean Six Sigma
2 24 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.49%) Business Analysis
5 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 8 (15.69%) Project Management
6 8 (15.69%) Process Improvement
6 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.69%) Coaching
7 7 (13.73%) Change Management
8 5 (9.80%) Business Transformation
8 5 (9.80%) Logistics
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) CRM
9 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C#
1 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
1 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 9 (17.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 9 (17.65%) ISEB
3 7 (13.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 3 (5.88%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) PMP
7 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.96%) HNC
7 1 (1.96%) HND
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PMBOK
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Cognos
2 1 (1.96%) Infor
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Wednesbury, West Midlands (County)
Yodel
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago