Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 288 298
Rank change year-on-year +39 +10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 59 35 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 40
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £48,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% -3.90% +11.92%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,425 £36,475
90th Percentile £62,500 £83,750 £73,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,459 8,841 10,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.71% 90.41% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6,485 7,248 8,697
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Six Sigma in the West Midlands

Six Sigma
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 36 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Warwickshire +29 16 £45,000 +25.87% 6
Coventry -6 3 £70,000 +22.81% 2
Staffordshire +7 2 £47,500 +10.15% 1
Solihull 0 1 £70,950 +29.00%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 29 (49.15%) Project Management
1 29 (49.15%) Validation
2 24 (40.68%) Degree
3 16 (27.12%) Lean Six Sigma
4 15 (25.42%) GAP Analysis
5 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
7 12 (20.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 12 (20.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
8 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
9 10 (16.95%) ITIL
10 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.25%) Finance
10 9 (15.25%) Service Management
10 9 (15.25%) ITIL V3
11 8 (13.56%) Process Improvement
11 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
11 8 (13.56%) Change Management
11 8 (13.56%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (13.56%) MS Visio
11 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (11.86%) SLA
12 7 (11.86%) ITSM
12 7 (11.86%) Automotive
12 7 (11.86%) Legal
12 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
12 7 (11.86%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 7 (11.86%) ServiceNow

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.39%) Simulink
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.39%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.69%) CANoe
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Automotive
2 7 (11.86%) Legal
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 4 (6.78%) Retail
5 3 (5.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 17 (28.81%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Business Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Process Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Process Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Service Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Business Improvement Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Business Process Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Change Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Delivery Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Deputy Programme Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Process Analysis Business Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) COM
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Infotainment
2 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.69%) Robotics
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Project Management
1 29 (49.15%) Validation
2 16 (27.12%) Lean Six Sigma
3 15 (25.42%) GAP Analysis
4 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
7 10 (16.95%) ITIL
8 9 (15.25%) ITIL V3
8 9 (15.25%) Service Management
8 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.56%) Change Management
9 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (13.56%) Process Improvement
9 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
10 7 (11.86%) ITSM
10 7 (11.86%) People Management
10 7 (11.86%) Presales
10 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
10 7 (11.86%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Degree
2 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (11.86%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
6 3 (5.08%) PMP
7 2 (3.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) GDPR
3 2 (3.39%) ISO 26262
3 2 (3.39%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) ServiceNow
3 5 (8.47%) Aderant
3 5 (8.47%) iManage
3 5 (8.47%) Interwoven
4 2 (3.39%) Minitab
5 1 (1.69%) Capita
5 1 (1.69%) EMC