Period
to 19 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 277 298
Rank change year-on-year +34 +21 -30
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 54 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 41 36
West Midlands median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £32,750 £33,425 £31,500
90th Percentile £62,450 £81,750 £62,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £54,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -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 8,173 9,164 10,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.21% 91.42% 90.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6,254 7,576 8,462
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 August 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 August 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 +7 36 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Warwickshire +30 11 £47,000 +31.47% 10
Staffordshire +9 3 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Coventry +6 2 £35,000 -34.58% 3
Solihull -2 1 £70,950 +29.00%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 35 (64.81%) Project Management
2 28 (51.85%) Degree
3 26 (48.15%) Validation
4 22 (40.74%) GAP Analysis
5 16 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (22.22%) ITIL
8 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
8 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
8 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (16.67%) ITIL V3
9 9 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
10 8 (14.81%) Process Improvement
10 8 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (14.81%) Service Management
11 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
11 7 (12.96%) Change Management
11 7 (12.96%) ITSM
11 7 (12.96%) MS Visio
11 7 (12.96%) SLA
11 7 (12.96%) ServiceNow
11 7 (12.96%) People Management
11 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
11 7 (12.96%) Presales
11 7 (12.96%) Service Design
12 6 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.11%) Finance

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 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.70%) Simulink
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.85%) Camtasia
5 1 (1.85%) FrameMaker
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.85%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.85%) CANoe
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Back Office
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Automotive
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 24 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 8 (14.81%) Business Manager
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Process Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Business Improvement Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Business Process Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Service Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Business Engagement Director
8 1 (1.85%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Android
1 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Project Management
2 26 (48.15%) Validation
3 22 (40.74%) GAP Analysis
4 16 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.22%) ITIL
7 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 9 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
9 8 (14.81%) Process Improvement
9 8 (14.81%) Service Management
10 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) Change Management
10 7 (12.96%) ITSM
10 7 (12.96%) People Management
10 7 (12.96%) Presales
10 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.96%) Service Design
11 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (51.85%) Degree
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (3.70%) PMP
5 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.85%) APMP
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) GDPR
3 2 (3.70%) ISO 26262
3 2 (3.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.56%) Aderant
3 3 (5.56%) iManage
3 3 (5.56%) Interwoven
4 2 (3.70%) Minitab
4 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) EMC