Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Six Sigma over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 179 180
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 -31
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 26 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 0.63% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 14
Birmingham median annual salary £38,750 £46,250 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.22% -11.06% -45.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £35,475
90th Percentile £85,250 £77,625 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,062 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.31% -5.26% -50.00%

Six Sigma is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3459 4232 3453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.36% 88.87% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2724 3104 2892
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,975
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Birmingham

Six Sigma
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Six Sigma in Birmingham

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 22 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 17 (65.38%) Finance
3 15 (57.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (50.00%) Project Management
4 13 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
5 10 (38.46%) Lean Six Sigma
6 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (34.62%) COBIT
6 9 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (34.62%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) IPsec
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) Network Design
6 9 (34.62%) SAN
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (34.62%) BCP
6 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) MCSE
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) ITIL
6 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
6 9 (34.62%) LAN
6 9 (34.62%) VoIP
6 9 (34.62%) WAN
6 9 (34.62%) SSL
6 9 (34.62%) CCNA

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
1 9 (34.62%) IPsec
1 9 (34.62%) LAN
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
1 9 (34.62%) SSL
1 9 (34.62%) VoIP
1 9 (34.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Marketing
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Programme Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Transformation Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Network Support
5 3 (11.54%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Project Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Process Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Process Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) NHS
3 3 (11.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
1 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
1 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 15 (57.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
3 13 (50.00%) Project Management
4 10 (38.46%) Lean Six Sigma
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) BCP
5 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity
5 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity Planning
5 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (34.62%) IT Strategy
5 9 (34.62%) ITIL
5 9 (34.62%) Network Design
5 9 (34.62%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
7 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 5 (19.23%) ERP
8 5 (19.23%) Service Management
9 4 (15.38%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CCNA
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (34.62%) MCSE
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) Master's Degree
3 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) COBIT
1 9 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
1 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Siebel