Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1095 1132 1185
Rank change year-on-year +37 +53 -9
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 77 60 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.034% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 80
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% +23.81%
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,375 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.11% +7.14%

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 41,060 45,407 57,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.57% 25.63% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31,866 36,072 45,627
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +5.00%

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 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 11 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 24 January 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
England +31 75 £65,000 +18.18% 4
London +26 47 £67,500 +17.39% 1
UK excluding London -5 29 £60,000 +20.00% 4
South East +20 13 £60,000 +20.00%
South West +10 6 £73,750 +9.26% 1
Midlands +15 4 £52,500 -0.94% 2
East Midlands +7 4 £52,500 -
East of England +3 4 £57,500 -2.13%
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
North of England -19 1 - -
Scotland -32 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, 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 48 (62.34%) Six Sigma
2 44 (57.14%) Finance
3 37 (48.05%) Lean Six Sigma
4 33 (42.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 26 (33.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (32.47%) Banking
7 17 (22.08%) Legal
7 17 (22.08%) Coaching
8 15 (19.48%) Project Management
9 14 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (18.18%) Asset Management
9 14 (18.18%) Investment Banking
9 14 (18.18%) Retail Banking
9 14 (18.18%) Degree
9 14 (18.18%) Wealth Management
9 14 (18.18%) Analytics
9 14 (18.18%) Strategic Thinking
10 12 (15.58%) Presales
10 12 (15.58%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 12 (15.58%) Process Management
11 11 (14.29%) Robotics
11 11 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (14.29%) Retail
11 11 (14.29%) Process Improvement
12 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.99%) Tandem
12 10 (12.99%) Performance Metrics
12 10 (12.99%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 9 (11.69%) Customer-Centricity

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 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
1 5 (6.49%) Yammer
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.60%) IaaS
4 2 (2.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Skype
2 3 (3.90%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.90%) VoIP
2 3 (3.90%) WAN
2 3 (3.90%) Wireless
3 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 14 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.90%) GitLab
1 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (57.14%) Finance
2 25 (32.47%) Banking
3 17 (22.08%) Legal
4 14 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 14 (18.18%) Retail Banking
5 11 (14.29%) Retail
6 6 (7.79%) Law
7 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.30%) Automotive
8 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Marketing
8 1 (1.30%) Russian Language
8 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Project Manager
2 14 (18.18%) Analytics Manager
2 14 (18.18%) Report Manager
3 10 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 7 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Head of IT
7 4 (5.19%) Head of IT Operations
7 4 (5.19%) Head of Operations
7 4 (5.19%) Head of Service Operations
8 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Digital Transformation
8 3 (3.90%) Presales Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Six Sigma Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Transformation Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) Web Services
2 3 (3.90%) Kafka
3 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Robotics
2 10 (12.99%) Tandem
3 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.30%) PMI
5 1 (1.30%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (62.34%) Six Sigma
2 37 (48.05%) Lean Six Sigma
3 26 (33.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (22.08%) Coaching
5 15 (19.48%) Project Management
6 14 (18.18%) Analytics
6 14 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 14 (18.18%) Strategic Thinking
6 14 (18.18%) Wealth Management
7 12 (15.58%) Presales
7 12 (15.58%) Process Management
8 11 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
8 11 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 10 (12.99%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 10 (12.99%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.69%) Customer-Centricity
11 8 (10.39%) Change Management
11 8 (10.39%) ITIL
11 8 (10.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) Java
1 3 (3.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 14 (18.18%) Degree
3 12 (15.58%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 3 (3.90%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) MCSE
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PMP
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.90%) Docker
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Ansible
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.90%) Puppet
1 3 (3.90%) Terraform
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Google
3 3 (3.90%) BroadSoft
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco
3 3 (3.90%) Meraki
3 3 (3.90%) VMware
3 3 (3.90%) Zeacom
4 1 (1.30%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.30%) Minitab