Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 299 264
Rank change year-on-year +44 -35 -18
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 70 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.38% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.42% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 74 33 41
West Midlands median annual salary £43,062 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.31% -5.26% -50.00%
10th Percentile £32,778 £31,350 £33,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,450 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -2.91% -10.43% +4.55%

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 8911 10210 9576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.90% 89.18% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7215 7983 7897
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +19 26 £38,750 -20.92%
Herefordshire +7 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Warwickshire +8 10 £45,000 -
Solihull - 8 £55,000 -
Staffordshire +20 7 £65,000 +2.36%
Coventry +6 4 £45,500 +5.81%
Wolverhampton - 2 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 35 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 29 (41.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (38.57%) Finance
5 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (28.57%) Process Improvement
7 18 (25.71%) Project Management
8 17 (24.29%) Degree
9 16 (22.86%) Lean Six Sigma
9 16 (22.86%) E-Commerce
10 14 (20.00%) CRM
11 13 (18.57%) MS Visio
11 13 (18.57%) Contingency Planning
12 12 (17.14%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (17.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 12 (17.14%) Logistics
13 11 (15.71%) JIRA
13 11 (15.71%) CMS
13 11 (15.71%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (15.71%) ITIL
13 11 (15.71%) Big Data
13 11 (15.71%) GDPR
14 10 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
14 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (14.29%) ERP
14 10 (14.29%) LAN
14 10 (14.29%) SAN
14 10 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 9 (12.86%) COBIT

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 11 (15.71%) CMS
2 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.43%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Visio
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) LAN
1 10 (14.29%) SAN
2 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) IPsec
2 9 (12.86%) SSL
2 9 (12.86%) VoIP
2 9 (12.86%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) Big Data
1 11 (15.71%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) JIRA
2 3 (4.29%) CANoe
General
1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.29%) Automotive
5 3 (4.29%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Business Systems Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Programme Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Transformation Programme Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Business Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Network Support
9 3 (4.29%) Network Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (7.14%) NHS
2 5 (7.14%) Taxonomies
2 5 (7.14%) User Experience
3 4 (5.71%) PMI
4 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
1 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
1 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 29 (41.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 18 (25.71%) Project Management
6 16 (22.86%) E-Commerce
6 16 (22.86%) Lean Six Sigma
7 14 (20.00%) CRM
8 13 (18.57%) Contingency Planning
9 12 (17.14%) Logistics
9 12 (17.14%) Translating Business Requirements
10 11 (15.71%) ITIL
11 10 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
11 10 (14.29%) ERP
12 9 (12.86%) BCP
12 9 (12.86%) Business Continuity Planning
12 9 (12.86%) Business Transformation
12 9 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (12.86%) IT Strategy
12 9 (12.86%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C
1 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (17.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 9 (12.86%) CCNA
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (12.86%) MCSE
3 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.71%) Master's Degree
4 4 (5.71%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.29%) APMP
6 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) GDPR
2 9 (12.86%) COBIT
2 9 (12.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.71%) P3O
4 3 (4.29%) QA
5 1 (1.43%) ISO 26262
5 1 (1.43%) PMO
5 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
1 9 (12.86%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) VMware
2 2 (2.86%) iManage
2 2 (2.86%) Interwoven
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) EMC
3 1 (1.43%) Minitab
3 1 (1.43%) Siebel