Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1108 1160 1205
Rank change year-on-year +52 +45 -22
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 90 58 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.031% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 84
UK median annual salary £60,750 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.80% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,800 £42,750 £40,375
90th Percentile £76,250 £94,375 £83,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +9.52% -4.55%

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 42840 49433 59986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.03% 26.20% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32910 39645 47913
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,775
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +74 88 £60,750 -13.21% 1
London +43 55 £67,500 -12.90%
UK excluding London +36 34 £56,250 -2.17% 1
South East +60 13 £60,000 -
Midlands +28 10 £51,250 -5.09% 1
East Midlands +33 9 £50,000 -9.09%
North of England -3 5 £45,000 -16.28%
East of England - 4 £57,500 -
North West -5 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire +22 2 - -
South West +25 1 £72,500 +7.41%
West Midlands +10 1 £52,500 -0.94% 1
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 59 (65.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 53 (58.89%) Finance
3 47 (52.22%) Banking
4 46 (51.11%) Six Sigma
5 39 (43.33%) Asset Management
5 39 (43.33%) Investment Banking
6 38 (42.22%) Lean Six Sigma
7 37 (41.11%) Retail Banking
7 37 (41.11%) Wealth Management
7 37 (41.11%) Strategic Thinking
8 31 (34.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (31.11%) Analytics
10 26 (28.89%) BusinessObjects
10 26 (28.89%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (18.89%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 16 (17.78%) Coaching
13 14 (15.56%) Degree
13 14 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (14.44%) Front Office
14 13 (14.44%) Change Management
14 13 (14.44%) Process Improvement
15 11 (12.22%) Performance Improvement
15 11 (12.22%) Project Management
15 11 (12.22%) SDLC
15 11 (12.22%) Software Delivery
16 9 (10.00%) Presales
16 9 (10.00%) Robotics
17 8 (8.89%) Process Management
17 8 (8.89%) Legal
18 7 (7.78%) Artificial Intelligence

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 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Yammer
3 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Skype
2 3 (3.33%) LAN
2 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.33%) VoIP
2 3 (3.33%) WAN
2 3 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (1.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.89%) BusinessObjects
1 26 (28.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.22%) GitLab
1 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 53 (58.89%) Finance
2 47 (52.22%) Banking
3 39 (43.33%) Investment Banking
4 37 (41.11%) Retail Banking
5 13 (14.44%) Front Office
6 8 (8.89%) Legal
7 7 (7.78%) Retail
8 6 (6.67%) Law
9 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (1.11%) Automotive
11 1 (1.11%) Russian Language
11 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Project Manager
2 26 (28.89%) Analytics Manager
2 26 (28.89%) Report Manager
3 7 (7.78%) Analyst
4 6 (6.67%) Consultant
4 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 4 (4.44%) Process Analyst
6 3 (3.33%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
6 3 (3.33%) Presales Consultant
6 3 (3.33%) Six Sigma Specialist
6 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 2 (2.22%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
7 2 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.22%) IT Manager
7 2 (2.22%) Lean Specialist
7 2 (2.22%) Process Improvement Specialist
7 2 (2.22%) QA Test Manager
7 2 (2.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Robotics
2 6 (6.67%) Tandem
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) PMI
6 1 (1.11%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) Six Sigma
2 39 (43.33%) Asset Management
3 38 (42.22%) Lean Six Sigma
4 37 (41.11%) Strategic Thinking
4 37 (41.11%) Wealth Management
5 31 (34.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (31.11%) Analytics
7 16 (17.78%) Coaching
8 14 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.44%) Change Management
9 13 (14.44%) Process Improvement
10 11 (12.22%) Performance Improvement
10 11 (12.22%) Project Management
10 11 (12.22%) SDLC
10 11 (12.22%) Software Delivery
11 9 (10.00%) Presales
12 8 (8.89%) Process Management
13 7 (7.78%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) Java
1 2 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (65.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 17 (18.89%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 14 (15.56%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (1.11%) HNC
6 1 (1.11%) HND
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.22%) QA
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.22%) Ansible
2 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.22%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) Terraform
3 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) BroadSoft
2 3 (3.33%) Cisco
2 3 (3.33%) Meraki
2 3 (3.33%) Zeacom
3 2 (2.22%) Alteryx
3 2 (2.22%) Capita
3 2 (2.22%) Google
3 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.22%) Tableau
4 1 (1.11%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.11%) Minitab