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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 172 170 189
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 33 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.61% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.77% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 13
Average salary £42,750 £46,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% -11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £61,250 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
4036 3519 3603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.92% 79.56% 75.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2854 3115
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -13 13 £57,500 +23.65% 3
Staffordshire +7 5 £41,500 -12.63% 2
Walsall -2 5 £45,250 +24.82%
Wolverhampton -6 3 £41,500 -2.35%
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
Solihull - 1 £52,500 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 33 (45.21%) Finance
1 33 (45.21%) Lean Six Sigma
2 32 (43.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (32.88%) PRINCE2
4 21 (28.77%) Business Analysis
5 20 (27.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (24.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (23.29%) ISEB
8 16 (21.92%) ITIL
9 15 (20.55%) Project Management
10 12 (16.44%) Change Management
11 11 (15.07%) Marketing
12 10 (13.70%) Degree
12 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
13 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
14 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (10.96%) Service Management
14 8 (10.96%) Business Transformation
15 7 (9.59%) SAP
16 6 (8.22%) GAP Analysis
16 6 (8.22%) Matrix Management
16 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (6.85%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
17 5 (6.85%) Risk Analysis
17 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (6.85%) Process Improvement
18 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity Management
18 4 (5.48%) Coaching
18 4 (5.48%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (1.37%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.74%) Simulink
3 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) LAN
1 2 (2.74%) WLAN
1 2 (2.74%) WAN
1 2 (2.74%) VPN
1 2 (2.74%) DMZ
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
1 2 (2.74%) VLAN
1 2 (2.74%) Network Security
2 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 33 (45.21%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Automotive
4 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.74%) German Language
5 2 (2.74%) Back Office
5 2 (2.74%) Electronics
6 1 (1.37%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Analyst
2 25 (34.25%) Project Manager
2 25 (34.25%) Business Analyst
3 4 (5.48%) Senior Manager
3 4 (5.48%) Change Manager
3 4 (5.48%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (5.48%) SAP Business Analyst
4 3 (4.11%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (4.11%) Consultant
5 2 (2.74%) Process Analyst
5 2 (2.74%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (2.74%) Network Analyst
5 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (2.74%) Engagement Manager
5 2 (2.74%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (2.74%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (2.74%) Report Specialist
5 2 (2.74%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.74%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Lean Six Sigma
2 32 (43.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (32.88%) PRINCE2
4 21 (28.77%) Business Analysis
5 20 (27.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (24.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (21.92%) ITIL
8 15 (20.55%) Project Management
9 12 (16.44%) Change Management
10 8 (10.96%) Service Management
10 8 (10.96%) Business Transformation
11 6 (8.22%) Matrix Management
11 6 (8.22%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.85%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (6.85%) Process Improvement
13 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity Management
13 4 (5.48%) Coaching
13 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity
14 3 (4.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) VBA
1 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) ISEB
2 10 (13.70%) Degree
3 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (6.85%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 3 (4.11%) CISSP
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (2.74%) MCSE
7 2 (2.74%) CCIE
7 2 (2.74%) CCNP
7 2 (2.74%) CCNA
7 2 (2.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (1.37%) APMP
8 1 (1.37%) PMP
8 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.37%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) SAP
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco
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