Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1069 1135 1131
Rank change year-on-year +66 -4 +82
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 25 40 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.023% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.073% 0.099% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 46
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.32% -26.79%
10th Percentile £40,375 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £84,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £58,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.17% +10.48% -15.32%

Six Sigma Black Belt is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 34,079 40,406 43,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.85% 23.73% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24,696 30,033 33,344
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,664 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Six Sigma Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Six Sigma Black Belt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt.

Salary trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt within the UK over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
England +83 25 £55,000 -14.06% 7
London +75 14 £59,950 -22.65%
UK excluding London +46 11 £55,000 -5.17% 7
South East +24 5 £57,500 -17.86% 3
South West +6 5 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +41 1 £50,000 -4.76% 1
East Midlands +21 1 £50,000 -4.76% 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 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 with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 17 (68.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (44.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (44.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 10 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (20.00%) Kaizen
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) Sage
6 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 4 (16.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Coaching
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Retail
7 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (8.00%) DMAIC
8 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.00%) Process Management
8 2 (8.00%) ISO 14001
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel

Six Sigma Black Belt
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) HBase
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Sales Executive
2 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Improvement Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Change Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Project Change Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Project Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Quality Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Business Process Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Kafka
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) Keras
2 1 (4.00%) LINQ
2 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.00%) TensorFlow
2 1 (4.00%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (4.00%) CUDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (44.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 10 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Kaizen
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) Coaching
6 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) DMAIC
8 2 (8.00%) Process Management
8 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Scala
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (16.00%) Sage
3 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) MapR
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle