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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 179 164 154
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 43 47 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.87% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.12% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 14
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £37,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.23% -5.55%
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
4509 4198 3702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.68% 78.10% 75.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3782 3548 3134
Average salary £42,233 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -12 22 £63,750 -1.92%
Warwickshire - 8 £43,000 -
Coventry -8 5 £70,000 +55.55%
Walsall -11 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Staffordshire -15 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 53 (55.79%) Finance
2 35 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 35 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 34 (35.79%) Retail
4 33 (34.74%) Business Development
4 33 (34.74%) PRINCE2
5 32 (33.68%) Benchmarking
5 32 (33.68%) Back Office
5 32 (33.68%) German Language
6 28 (29.47%) Lean Six Sigma
7 25 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (14.74%) Project Management
9 13 (13.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (13.68%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 12 (12.63%) Change Management
11 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.53%) Degree
12 10 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (10.53%) Process Improvement
13 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
14 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
14 7 (7.37%) Performance Management
14 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
15 6 (6.32%) ISEB
15 6 (6.32%) ITIL
15 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (5.26%) Line Management
16 5 (5.26%) SAP
16 5 (5.26%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.16%) Stata
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS Project
4 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) WLAN
1 2 (2.11%) WAN
1 2 (2.11%) VPN
1 2 (2.11%) DMZ
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
1 2 (2.11%) Firewall
1 2 (2.11%) VLAN
1 2 (2.11%) Network Security
1 2 (2.11%) LAN
2 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 53 (55.79%) Finance
2 34 (35.79%) Retail
3 32 (33.68%) German Language
3 32 (33.68%) Back Office
4 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.16%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Electronics
6 2 (2.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Project Manager
2 18 (18.95%) Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Business Analyst
4 4 (4.21%) Process Analyst
4 4 (4.21%) SAP Business Analyst
5 3 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (3.16%) Graduate
5 3 (3.16%) Process Engineer
6 2 (2.11%) Architect
6 2 (2.11%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.11%) Network Analyst
6 2 (2.11%) Security Analyst
6 2 (2.11%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (2.11%) Head of IT
6 2 (2.11%) Data Analyst
6 2 (2.11%) Engagement Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (2.11%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (2.11%) Head of Project Management
7 1 (1.05%) Head of Testing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.16%) Statistics
2 3 (3.16%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) PRINCE2
1 33 (34.74%) Business Development
2 32 (33.68%) Benchmarking
3 28 (29.47%) Lean Six Sigma
4 25 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (14.74%) Project Management
6 12 (12.63%) Change Management
7 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis
8 10 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (10.53%) Process Improvement
9 7 (7.37%) Performance Management
9 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.32%) ITIL
10 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (5.26%) Line Management
11 5 (5.26%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.21%) PRINCE
12 4 (4.21%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (4.21%) Project Planning
13 3 (3.16%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 35 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (13.68%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 10 (10.53%) Degree
4 6 (6.32%) ISEB
5 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (2.11%) PMP
7 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.11%) CISSP
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.11%) MCSE
7 2 (2.11%) CCIE
7 2 (2.11%) CCNP
7 2 (2.11%) CCNA
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.05%) ACCA
8 1 (1.05%) CIMA
8 1 (1.05%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco
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