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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 227 204
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 26 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.34% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 18
Median salary £47,500 £49,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.04% +13.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £41,000 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £73,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.50% +5.26%  

Six Sigma is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4546 5539 5007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.31% 88.74% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3770 4307 4140
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +17 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Solihull - 5 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £35,750 -
Staffordshire +20 2 £46,562 +24.16% 1
Coventry -7 1 £57,000 +39.02%
Walsall - 1 £78,500 -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 15 (40.54%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (32.43%) Validation
3 11 (29.73%) MS Visio
4 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
5 9 (24.32%) Business Transformation
5 9 (24.32%) Automotive
6 8 (21.62%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (18.92%) Retail
8 6 (16.22%) Legal
8 6 (16.22%) CRM
8 6 (16.22%) Interwoven
8 6 (16.22%) Degree
8 6 (16.22%) iManage
9 5 (13.51%) CANoe
9 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (13.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 5 (13.51%) Simulink
9 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (13.51%) Wireframes
9 5 (13.51%) Resource Allocation

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:

Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Visio
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (13.51%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
1 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) CANoe
2 2 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (24.32%) Automotive
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 7 (18.92%) Retail
4 6 (16.22%) Legal
5 4 (10.81%) Law
6 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
2 15 (40.54%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Business Development Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Development Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Head of Business Change
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Software Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Software Development Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Software Development Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Business Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Business Improvement Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (32.43%) Validation
3 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
3 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 9 (24.32%) Business Transformation
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) CRM
7 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Resource Allocation
7 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Wireframes
8 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.81%) Data Management
8 4 (10.81%) Demand Forecasting
8 4 (10.81%) Line Management
8 4 (10.81%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
1 2 (5.41%) C++
1 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (13.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (10.81%) APMP
4 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) P3O
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) iManage
1 6 (16.22%) Interwoven
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum plus car allowance and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £39,324 - £46,924 plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago