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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 195 160 152
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -8
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 27 52 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.96% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.21% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 51
Average salary £42,000 £90,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £41,800 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £95,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
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
4886 4315 4255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.00% 79.86% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3600 3591
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -33 7 £50,000 -47.36% 1
Staffordshire +10 5 £42,000 -30.00%
Warwickshire -17 5 £50,000 +16.27%
Shropshire - 4 £38,250 - 1
Coventry -15 3 £46,250 -38.33%
West Bromwich +8 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £42,000 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (56.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 24 (48.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (32.00%) Finance
4 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
5 11 (22.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (22.00%) Coaching
6 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (18.00%) Change Management
8 8 (16.00%) ISEB
8 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (16.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (16.00%) Degree
8 8 (16.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 7 (14.00%) Process Improvement
9 7 (14.00%) Logistics
9 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
9 7 (14.00%) Project Management
10 6 (12.00%) ITIL
11 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.00%) Marketing
12 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
12 4 (8.00%) CRM
13 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
13 3 (6.00%) ISO 9000
13 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (6.00%) SQL
13 3 (6.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Lync
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Project
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Simulink
2 1 (2.00%) Stata
2 1 (2.00%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.00%) Primavera
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
1 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.00%) Marketing
4 3 (6.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.00%) Programme Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Programme Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Graduate
8 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Economics
3 1 (2.00%) Statistics
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Solaris
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 24 (48.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
5 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (22.00%) Coaching
6 9 (18.00%) Change Management
7 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (14.00%) Logistics
8 7 (14.00%) Project Management
8 7 (14.00%) Process Improvement
9 6 (12.00%) ITIL
10 4 (8.00%) CRM
11 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.00%) DMAIC
11 3 (6.00%) Time Management
11 3 (6.00%) Business Transformation
11 3 (6.00%) Target Operating Model
12 2 (4.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C#
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.00%) AWK
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) ISEB
2 8 (16.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 8 (16.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 3 (6.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (4.00%) PMP
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) HNC
5 1 (2.00%) HND
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.00%) Symantec
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy
2 1 (2.00%) QAD
2 1 (2.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.00%) Infor
2 1 (2.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.00%) Cognos
2 1 (2.00%) Progress
2 1 (2.00%) IBM
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Unbranded Company
Posted: 11 days ago