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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 173 167 151
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 44 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.86% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.10% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 17
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -3.88%
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
4389 4274 3713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.17% 78.42% 75.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3658 3618 3156
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £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 16 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 16 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 -7 22 £95,000 +65.21%
Warwickshire - 10 £43,000 -
Coventry -7 4 £70,000 +55.55%
Walsall -8 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Staffordshire -14 3 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 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 54 (56.84%) Finance
2 34 (35.79%) Retail
2 34 (35.79%) SC Cleared
2 34 (35.79%) Security Cleared
3 33 (34.74%) PRINCE2
4 32 (33.68%) Benchmarking
4 32 (33.68%) Back Office
4 32 (33.68%) German Language
4 32 (33.68%) Business Development
5 29 (30.53%) Lean Six Sigma
6 25 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (15.79%) Project Management
8 14 (14.74%) Business Analysis
9 13 (13.68%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 12 (12.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (11.58%) Process Improvement
12 10 (10.53%) Performance Management
12 10 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (9.47%) Degree
13 9 (9.47%) Change Management
14 8 (8.42%) Line Management
15 7 (7.37%) PRINCE
15 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
15 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
16 6 (6.32%) ISEB
16 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
16 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
17 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (5.26%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 (4.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.16%) Stata
3 2 (2.11%) MS Project
3 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) VLAN
1 2 (2.11%) Network Security
1 2 (2.11%) DMZ
1 2 (2.11%) Firewall
1 2 (2.11%) WLAN
1 2 (2.11%) WAN
1 2 (2.11%) VPN
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
1 2 (2.11%) LAN
2 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 54 (56.84%) Finance
2 34 (35.79%) Retail
3 32 (33.68%) Back Office
3 32 (33.68%) German Language
4 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Project Manager
2 19 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Business Analyst
4 5 (5.26%) Process Analyst
5 4 (4.21%) SAP Business Analyst
6 3 (3.16%) Graduate
6 3 (3.16%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.16%) Process Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (3.16%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.16%) Head of IT
6 3 (3.16%) Head of Project Management
7 2 (2.11%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (2.11%) Engagement Manager
7 2 (2.11%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.11%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (2.11%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (2.11%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.11%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.16%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.16%) Statistics
3 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) PRINCE2
2 32 (33.68%) Benchmarking
2 32 (33.68%) Business Development
3 29 (30.53%) Lean Six Sigma
4 25 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (15.79%) Project Management
6 14 (14.74%) Business Analysis
7 11 (11.58%) Process Improvement
8 10 (10.53%) Performance Management
8 10 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (9.47%) Change Management
10 8 (8.42%) Line Management
11 7 (7.37%) PRINCE
11 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.26%) ITIL
13 5 (5.26%) Asset Management
14 4 (4.21%) Project Planning
15 3 (3.16%) BPR
Qualifications
1 34 (35.79%) SC Cleared
1 34 (35.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 12 (12.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (9.47%) Degree
5 6 (6.32%) ISEB
6 4 (4.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.11%) MCSE
7 2 (2.11%) CCIE
7 2 (2.11%) CCNP
7 2 (2.11%) CCNA
7 2 (2.11%) CISSP
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.05%) PMP
8 1 (1.05%) PMI 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 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco
West Midlands
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago