Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 297 254
Rank change year-on-year +49 -43 -19
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 68 26 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.25% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.27% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 72 22 46
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £44,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.26% +0.57% -12.00%
10th Percentile £32,625 £33,450 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,625 £59,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +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 8,628 9,471 8,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.56% 89.76% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,817 7,418 7,503
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +38 35 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Herefordshire +20 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Warwickshire +13 8 £45,000 - 13
Staffordshire +11 5 £65,000 +2.36%
Coventry -7 5 £50,000 +16.28% 4
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 17 January 2018, 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 32 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 26 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (35.29%) Finance
6 20 (29.41%) Lean Six Sigma
7 19 (27.94%) Project Management
8 18 (26.47%) E-Commerce
8 18 (26.47%) Process Improvement
9 17 (25.00%) Degree
10 14 (20.59%) CRM
11 13 (19.12%) Programme Management
11 13 (19.12%) Contingency Planning
12 12 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (17.65%) Logistics
12 12 (17.65%) ERP
13 11 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (16.18%) CMS
13 11 (16.18%) JIRA
13 11 (16.18%) GDPR
13 11 (16.18%) Big Data
14 10 (14.71%) Business Process Modelling
14 10 (14.71%) Validation
14 10 (14.71%) ITIL
15 9 (13.24%) LAN
15 9 (13.24%) VoIP
15 9 (13.24%) WAN
15 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.24%) Windows
15 9 (13.24%) MCSE

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 (16.18%) CMS
2 9 (13.24%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.76%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Firewall
1 9 (13.24%) IPsec
1 9 (13.24%) LAN
1 9 (13.24%) SAN
1 9 (13.24%) SSL
1 9 (13.24%) VoIP
1 9 (13.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) Big Data
1 11 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) CANoe
3 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
2 7 (10.29%) Marketing
2 7 (10.29%) Retail
2 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.35%) Legal
4 3 (4.41%) Automotive
4 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Business Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Business Systems Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Programme Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Transformation Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Delivery Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Network Support
8 3 (4.41%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Process Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Business Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) NHS
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (7.35%) Taxonomies
3 5 (7.35%) User Experience
4 4 (5.88%) PMI
5 3 (4.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
1 9 (13.24%) Windows Server
1 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 20 (29.41%) Lean Six Sigma
5 19 (27.94%) Project Management
6 18 (26.47%) E-Commerce
6 18 (26.47%) Process Improvement
7 14 (20.59%) CRM
8 13 (19.12%) Contingency Planning
8 13 (19.12%) Programme Management
9 12 (17.65%) ERP
9 12 (17.65%) Logistics
9 12 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (14.71%) Business Process Modelling
10 10 (14.71%) ITIL
10 10 (14.71%) Validation
11 9 (13.24%) Business Continuity
11 9 (13.24%) Business Continuity Planning
11 9 (13.24%) IT Strategy
11 9 (13.24%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C
2 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (13.24%) CCNA
2 9 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.24%) MCSE
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 7 (10.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.88%) Master's Degree
5 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.41%) APMP
6 3 (4.41%) PMP
7 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) GDPR
2 9 (13.24%) COBIT
2 9 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.88%) P3O
4 3 (4.41%) QA
5 1 (1.47%) ISO 26262
5 1 (1.47%) PMO
5 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
1 9 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) VMware
2 2 (2.94%) iManage
2 2 (2.94%) Interwoven
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) EMC
3 1 (1.47%) Minitab
3 1 (1.47%) Siebel