Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 260 295
Rank change year-on-year +23 +35 -21
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma 55 63 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.64% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.70% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24 65 38
West Midlands median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.75% -11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,600
90th Percentile £53,375 £64,250 £67,450
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -8.30%

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 7,759 9,030 10,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.43% 91.47% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,940 7,381 8,351
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +21 34 £42,500 +9.68% 5
Warwickshire +34 7 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Herefordshire +5 7 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Coventry +12 5 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Staffordshire +12 2 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 37 (67.27%) Project Management
2 27 (49.09%) Degree
3 22 (40.00%) Validation
4 20 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
5 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (30.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.00%) ITIL
8 11 (20.00%) Change Management
8 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (18.18%) SQL
9 10 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
10 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
10 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.55%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (12.73%) SLA
11 7 (12.73%) ISEB
11 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
11 7 (12.73%) ITSM
11 7 (12.73%) Service Management
11 7 (12.73%) ITIL V3
11 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.73%) People Management
11 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
11 7 (12.73%) ServiceNow
11 7 (12.73%) Presales
11 7 (12.73%) Service Design
12 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
12 6 (10.91%) Finance
12 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2

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 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Simulink
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.82%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.82%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.82%) CANoe
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Automotive
3 4 (7.27%) Back Office
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 22 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Software Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Business Manager
7 5 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Business Process Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Process Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Service Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.64%) Electronics Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Engineering Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Supply Chain Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Android
1 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Project Management
2 22 (40.00%) Validation
3 20 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
4 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (20.00%) Change Management
6 11 (20.00%) ITIL
6 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
8 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.73%) ITIL V3
8 7 (12.73%) ITSM
8 7 (12.73%) People Management
8 7 (12.73%) Presales
8 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
8 7 (12.73%) Service Design
8 7 (12.73%) Service Management
9 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
10 5 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) ISEB
4 5 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (5.45%) PMP
6 2 (3.64%) APMP
6 2 (3.64%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) MBA
7 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
2 4 (7.27%) PMO
3 3 (5.45%) GDPR
4 2 (3.64%) DO-160
4 2 (3.64%) ISO 26262
4 2 (3.64%) P3O
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Aderant
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.82%) EMC
4 1 (1.82%) iManage