Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1116 1080 1181
Rank change year-on-year -36 +101 +52
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 32 101 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.058% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.082% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 52 39
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -17.86% +21.74%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £90,250 £76,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -4.35% +9.52%

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 39,041 42,714 50,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.73% 24.43% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28,923 32,808 40,816
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 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
England -49 20 £77,500 +34.78% 14
London -9 12 £77,500 +26.02% 2
UK excluding London -14 12 £70,000 +27.27% 13
East of England +22 4 - - 3
Scotland - 4 - -
South East -2 2 £70,000 +3.70% 4
South West -4 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 25 (78.13%) Six Sigma
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Degree
4 12 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (34.38%) Asset Management
5 11 (34.38%) Lean Six Sigma
6 10 (31.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 10 (31.25%) ITIL
7 9 (28.13%) Process Improvement
7 9 (28.13%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (25.00%) Process Management
8 8 (25.00%) CMMI
8 8 (25.00%) EAM
8 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.00%) QA
8 8 (25.00%) Capita
8 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 7 (21.88%) Finance
9 7 (21.88%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) Business Transformation
9 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (18.75%) Project Management
10 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
11 5 (15.63%) SOAP

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 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) BrowserStack
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.13%) Office 365
5 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 4 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 4 (12.50%) SpecFlow
1 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 4 (12.50%) TestNG
1 4 (12.50%) VersionOne
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Back Office
3 3 (9.38%) Front Office
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 4 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 4 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Quality Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Process Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Process Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
2 5 (15.63%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) GraphQL
4 2 (6.25%) Kafka
4 2 (6.25%) LAMP
4 2 (6.25%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) React
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) WCF
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
3 3 (9.38%) PMI
4 2 (6.25%) e-Health
4 2 (6.25%) Robotics
5 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Six Sigma
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (34.38%) Asset Management
4 11 (34.38%) Lean Six Sigma
5 10 (31.25%) ITIL
6 9 (28.13%) Matrix Organization
6 9 (28.13%) Process Improvement
7 8 (25.00%) CMMI
7 8 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (25.00%) EAM
7 8 (25.00%) Process Management
7 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.88%) Business Transformation
8 7 (21.88%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
9 6 (18.75%) Project Management
10 5 (15.63%) SDLC
10 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C#
1 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) C++
2 4 (12.50%) Groovy
2 4 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) Python
2 4 (12.50%) Ruby
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) Go
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 10 (31.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (15.63%) ISEB
5 4 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 3 (9.38%) IIBA
6 3 (9.38%) MBA
6 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (3.13%) MCSE
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Capita
2 4 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (12.50%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Micro Focus
2 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Zerto