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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 169 157 144
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 44 54 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.98% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.26% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 18
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
4194 4272 3582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.63% 77.31% 74.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3621 3024
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 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 1 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 +4 23 £95,000 +90.00% 3
Warwickshire +27 11 £43,000 -40.68%
Coventry -3 4 £70,000 +55.55%
Staffordshire -12 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Walsall -5 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 (56.38%) Finance
2 33 (35.11%) Retail
3 32 (34.04%) Business Development
3 32 (34.04%) SC Cleared
3 32 (34.04%) Security Cleared
3 32 (34.04%) German Language
3 32 (34.04%) Back Office
3 32 (34.04%) Benchmarking
3 32 (34.04%) PRINCE2
4 28 (29.79%) Lean Six Sigma
5 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (18.09%) Project Management
7 14 (14.89%) Business Analysis
8 13 (13.83%) Performance Management
9 12 (12.77%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 12 (12.77%) Process Improvement
10 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (10.64%) PRINCE
11 10 (10.64%) Degree
12 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
13 6 (6.38%) Change Management
14 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
14 5 (5.32%) ITIL
14 5 (5.32%) QA
14 5 (5.32%) Asset Management
15 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
15 4 (4.26%) Project Planning
15 4 (4.26%) Resource Management
15 4 (4.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.19%) Stata
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
3 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) LAN
1 2 (2.13%) VoIP
1 2 (2.13%) WLAN
1 2 (2.13%) WAN
1 2 (2.13%) VPN
1 2 (2.13%) DMZ
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
1 2 (2.13%) Firewall
1 2 (2.13%) VLAN
1 2 (2.13%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 53 (56.38%) Finance
2 33 (35.11%) Retail
3 32 (34.04%) Back Office
3 32 (34.04%) German Language
4 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Project Manager
2 17 (18.09%) Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Business Analyst
4 5 (5.32%) Process Analyst
5 4 (4.26%) Service Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Senior Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Head of IT
5 4 (4.26%) Head of Project Management
6 3 (3.19%) Process Engineer
6 3 (3.19%) Graduate
6 3 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.13%) Network Analyst
7 2 (2.13%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.13%) Operations Manager
7 2 (2.13%) Architect
7 2 (2.13%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (2.13%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (2.13%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (2.13%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.19%) Statistics
1 3 (3.19%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.06%) PMI
2 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) PRINCE2
1 32 (34.04%) Benchmarking
1 32 (34.04%) Business Development
2 28 (29.79%) Lean Six Sigma
3 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (18.09%) Project Management
5 14 (14.89%) Business Analysis
6 13 (13.83%) Performance Management
7 12 (12.77%) Process Improvement
8 10 (10.64%) PRINCE
9 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.38%) Change Management
11 5 (5.32%) ITIL
11 5 (5.32%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.26%) Resource Management
12 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (4.26%) Project Planning
13 3 (3.19%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (3.19%) Waterfall
13 3 (3.19%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 32 (34.04%) SC Cleared
1 32 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.77%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (10.64%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (4.26%) ISEB
6 2 (2.13%) CISSP
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.13%) MCSE
6 2 (2.13%) CCIE
6 2 (2.13%) CCNP
6 2 (2.13%) CCNA
6 2 (2.13%) MBA
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.06%) ACCA
7 1 (1.06%) CIMA
7 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) SAP
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco
West Midlands
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago