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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
England / West Midlands
Rank 202 206 194
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 11 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.59% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.66% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 14
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% -0.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £36,500 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £55,000 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 4249 5420 4224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.96% 88.26% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3440 4367 3531
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +2 4 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Coventry +2 4 - - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £35,750 - 1
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 9 (47.37%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Automotive
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Line Management
5 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) BPR
6 2 (10.53%) Simulink
6 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.53%) APMP
6 2 (10.53%) Business Process Improvement

Six Sigma
Top Related 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 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) CANoe
General
1 4 (21.05%) Automotive
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Business Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Business Improvement Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Head of Business Change
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) SCADA
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Line Management
5 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) BPR
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (10.53%) Economics
6 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) APMP
2 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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