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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 198 164 155
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -9
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 28 46 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.86% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.07% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 50
Average salary £42,000 £75,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £95,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
4820 4304 4322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.77% 80.10% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3928 3562 3659
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,891 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Coventry -4 9 - - 1
Shropshire - 7 £37,250 -
Staffordshire +8 4 £42,000 -1.17%
Birmingham -18 3 £42,500 -55.26% 2
Walsall -1 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 34 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 20 (39.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (33.33%) Finance
4 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (29.41%) Change Management
5 14 (27.45%) PRINCE2
6 12 (23.53%) Business Analysis
7 11 (21.57%) ITIL
7 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (17.65%) Degree
8 9 (17.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 8 (15.69%) PMP
9 8 (15.69%) PMI Certification
9 8 (15.69%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (15.69%) Coaching
10 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
10 7 (13.73%) ISEB
11 6 (11.76%) PMI
11 6 (11.76%) PRINCE
11 6 (11.76%) Project Management
11 6 (11.76%) SAP FI
11 6 (11.76%) SAP
11 6 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
11 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (11.76%) SAP CO
11 6 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 5 (9.80%) Target Operating Model
12 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) Simulink
2 1 (1.96%) Stata
2 1 (1.96%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) SAP FI
1 6 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (11.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.96%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Automotive
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Programme Manager
4 6 (11.76%) SAP Programme Manager
4 6 (11.76%) SAP Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Programme Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Governance Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Change Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Progress Developer
8 1 (1.96%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) PMI
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Statistics
3 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.96%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.96%) Economics
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Solaris
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 20 (39.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (29.41%) Change Management
3 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (27.45%) PRINCE2
5 12 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 11 (21.57%) ITIL
7 8 (15.69%) Portfolio Management
7 8 (15.69%) Coaching
8 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.76%) PRINCE
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (9.80%) DMAIC
10 5 (9.80%) Target Operating Model
11 4 (7.84%) Logistics
12 3 (5.88%) Time Management
12 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
12 3 (5.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C
1 1 (1.96%) Java
1 1 (1.96%) Perl
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
1 1 (1.96%) VB
1 1 (1.96%) VBA
1 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
1 1 (1.96%) AWK
1 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
1 9 (17.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (15.69%) PMP
2 8 (15.69%) PMI Certification
3 7 (13.73%) ISEB
4 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 3 (5.88%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.96%) APMP
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.96%) HNC
6 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO 9000
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.96%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) SAP
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) Symantec
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy
3 1 (1.96%) QAD
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Minitab
3 1 (1.96%) Progress
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) IBM