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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1112 998 764
Rank change year-on-year -114 -234 +328
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 102 27 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.023% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.11% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 56 21 9
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,813 £32,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,625 £55,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.59% -15.38% +18.18%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £105,000
90th Percentile £79,375 £77,500 £115,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £63,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -23.92% +50.00% -22.73%

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 43,210 25,602 13,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.16% 22.07% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18,436 14,667 10,229
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £40,889 £41,250 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt.

Salary trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 13 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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -117 65 £48,500 -11.82% 14
Work from Home -142 57 £65,000 -13.33% 3
UK excluding London -27 53 £48,500 -23.92% 10
Midlands -11 31 £46,000 - 3
West Midlands - 31 £46,000 - 2
London -162 14 £65,000 +57.58% 2
South West - 10 £48,750 -
South East -39 4 £75,000 - 4
North of England -69 4 £62,500 -
North West -59 3 £62,500 -
Wales - 2 £75,000 -
East of England - 2 £77,500 - 2
Yorkshire -27 1 £46,500 -25.60%

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 57 (55.88%) Degree
2 53 (51.96%) Agile
3 49 (48.04%) Six Sigma
4 47 (46.08%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (38.24%) Python
6 36 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 35 (34.31%) Blockchain
8 33 (32.35%) Cardano
8 33 (32.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 33 (32.35%) Software Engineering
9 32 (31.37%) Computer Science
9 32 (31.37%) QA
9 32 (31.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 31 (30.39%) Validation
10 31 (30.39%) Java
11 30 (29.41%) Public Sector
12 29 (28.43%) Project Management
13 27 (26.47%) Software Testing
14 26 (25.49%) Scrum
15 25 (24.51%) Automotive
16 24 (23.53%) Linux
16 24 (23.53%) Kanban
16 24 (23.53%) Test Automation
17 23 (22.55%) Line Management
17 23 (22.55%) C
17 23 (22.55%) Lean Six Sigma
18 22 (21.57%) ISTQB
18 22 (21.57%) VMware
18 22 (21.57%) C++
18 22 (21.57%) Windows

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 18 (17.65%) Ethereum
2 7 (6.86%) Confluence
3 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) Apache
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (18.63%) Simulink
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Azure
1 13 (12.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 2 (1.96%) AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) FlexRay
2 5 (4.90%) Firewall
2 5 (4.90%) MPLS
2 5 (4.90%) VPLS
3 4 (3.92%) DNS
3 4 (3.92%) WAN
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (2.94%) DHCP
4 3 (2.94%) Network Security
4 3 (2.94%) PBX
4 3 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (2.94%) VPN
5 2 (1.96%) Internet
5 2 (1.96%) LAN
5 2 (1.96%) SAN
5 2 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.71%) Selenium
3 13 (12.75%) LabVIEW
4 7 (6.86%) CANoe
4 7 (6.86%) GitLab
4 7 (6.86%) JIRA
4 7 (6.86%) Subversion
5 2 (1.96%) Hardhat
General
1 30 (29.41%) Public Sector
2 25 (24.51%) Automotive
3 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (13.73%) Social Skills
4 7 (6.86%) Finance
5 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.94%) Electronics
7 2 (1.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (1.96%) Law
7 2 (1.96%) Marketing
7 2 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.98%) Public Speaking
8 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 15 (14.71%) Scala Engineer
2 15 (14.71%) Scala Software Engineer
2 15 (14.71%) Software Test Engineer
2 15 (14.71%) Test Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Software Validation Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Validation Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Consultant
8 4 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Network Support
9 3 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) Akka
2 2 (1.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) ARM Templates
2 2 (1.96%) JSON
2 2 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (1.96%) Smart Contracts
2 2 (1.96%) Truffle
2 2 (1.96%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (34.31%) Blockchain
2 33 (32.35%) Cardano
3 18 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 18 (17.65%) Legacy Code
4 2 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Web3
5 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.53%) Linux
2 22 (21.57%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Unix
3 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Agile
2 49 (48.04%) Six Sigma
3 47 (46.08%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (32.35%) Software Engineering
6 32 (31.37%) Computer Science
7 31 (30.39%) Validation
8 29 (28.43%) Project Management
9 27 (26.47%) Software Testing
10 26 (25.49%) Scrum
11 24 (23.53%) Kanban
11 24 (23.53%) Test Automation
12 23 (22.55%) Lean Six Sigma
12 23 (22.55%) Line Management
13 21 (20.59%) Use Case
14 20 (19.61%) Mentoring
15 19 (18.63%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
16 18 (17.65%) Acceptance Criteria
16 18 (17.65%) Clean Code
16 18 (17.65%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) Python
2 31 (30.39%) Java
3 23 (22.55%) C
4 22 (21.57%) C++
5 17 (16.67%) Scala
6 15 (14.71%) C#
6 15 (14.71%) TypeScript
7 12 (11.76%) MATLAB
8 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.96%) Bash
9 2 (1.96%) Perl
9 2 (1.96%) PHP
9 2 (1.96%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.96%) Solidity
9 2 (1.96%) SQL
10 1 (0.98%) Haskell
10 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.98%) Rust
Qualifications
1 57 (55.88%) Degree
2 33 (32.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 32 (31.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (21.57%) ISTQB
5 15 (14.71%) ISEB
6 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.88%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 5 (4.90%) CCNA
8 5 (4.90%) CCNP
8 5 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.92%) MCSA
9 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.94%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 2 (1.96%) AWS Certification
11 2 (1.96%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 2 (1.96%) Azure Certification
11 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.96%) Master's Degree
11 2 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (31.37%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) GxP
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
1 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) VMware
2 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) SolarWinds
4 5 (4.90%) Cisco
4 5 (4.90%) Meraki
5 4 (3.92%) Lumension
6 3 (2.94%) Citrix
6 3 (2.94%) HP
7 2 (1.96%) Bomgar
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle
7 2 (1.96%) Veeam
8 1 (0.98%) ConnectWise