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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 175 170 148
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 46 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.72% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.94% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 17
Average salary £95,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,628 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.02% -5.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4084 4253 3648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.80% 76.74% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 3592 3136
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +13 28 £95,000 +90.00%
Warwickshire +17 10 £43,000 -40.68% 2
Coventry +6 5 £75,000 +87.50% 1
Staffordshire -12 2 £60,000 +6.66% 2
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 54 (63.53%) Finance
2 31 (36.47%) Back Office
2 31 (36.47%) Retail
3 30 (35.29%) Business Development
3 30 (35.29%) German Language
3 30 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 30 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 30 (35.29%) Benchmarking
4 29 (34.12%) PRINCE2
5 20 (23.53%) Lean Six Sigma
6 17 (20.00%) Project Management
7 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (16.47%) Degree
8 13 (15.29%) Business Analysis
8 13 (15.29%) Performance Management
9 12 (14.12%) Process Improvement
10 11 (12.94%) PRINCE
11 9 (10.59%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
12 8 (9.41%) Change Management
13 6 (7.06%) ITIL
14 5 (5.88%) QA
14 5 (5.88%) Asset Management
14 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (4.71%) Resource Management
15 4 (4.71%) Japanese Language
15 4 (4.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
16 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) Stata
3 2 (2.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) VoIP
2 1 (1.18%) Wireless
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) WLAN
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 54 (63.53%) Finance
2 31 (36.47%) Back Office
2 31 (36.47%) Retail
3 30 (35.29%) German Language
4 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.71%) Japanese Language
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Automotive
7 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (15.29%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.59%) Analyst
3 5 (5.88%) Consultant
4 4 (4.71%) Head of Project Management
4 4 (4.71%) Head of IT
4 4 (4.71%) Process Engineer
4 4 (4.71%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
4 4 (4.71%) Senior Manager
4 4 (4.71%) Process Analyst
4 4 (4.71%) Service Manager
4 4 (4.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (3.53%) Graduate
6 2 (2.35%) Business Manager
6 2 (2.35%) Architect
6 2 (2.35%) Operations Manager
7 1 (1.18%) Change Manager
7 1 (1.18%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (1.18%) Systems Architect
7 1 (1.18%) Business Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
1 3 (3.53%) Statistics
2 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) Business Development
1 30 (35.29%) Benchmarking
2 29 (34.12%) PRINCE2
3 20 (23.53%) Lean Six Sigma
4 17 (20.00%) Project Management
5 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (15.29%) Business Analysis
6 13 (15.29%) Performance Management
7 12 (14.12%) Process Improvement
8 11 (12.94%) PRINCE
9 8 (9.41%) Change Management
10 6 (7.06%) ITIL
11 5 (5.88%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.71%) Resource Management
13 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (3.53%) Quality Management
13 3 (3.53%) BPR
13 3 (3.53%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (3.53%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 30 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.47%) Degree
3 9 (10.59%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (3.53%) MBA
6 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.35%) PMP
7 2 (2.35%) ISEB
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.18%) CCNA
8 1 (1.18%) CBAP
8 1 (1.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum £45K + Benefits Package
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Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
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Salary: £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcester
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago