Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1090 1170 1226
Rank change year-on-year +80 +56 -45
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 102 58 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.030% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 69
UK median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +21.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,250 £46,250 £40,400
90th Percentile £76,250 £95,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +7.14% -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 42204 50277 60086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.22% 26.33% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32409 40383 47924
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +96 100 £57,500 -17.86% 1
London +66 58 £61,500 -27.65%
UK excluding London +61 43 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Midlands +35 19 £52,500 -16.00%
South East +54 14 £67,500 -3.57% 1
East Midlands +39 11 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands +17 8 £52,500 -25.00%
North of England +2 5 £45,000 -
North West -15 3 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England - 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +32 2 - -
South West +19 1 £72,500 -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 64 (62.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 53 (51.96%) Six Sigma
2 53 (51.96%) Finance
3 49 (48.04%) Banking
4 43 (42.16%) Lean Six Sigma
5 41 (40.20%) Asset Management
6 39 (38.24%) Investment Banking
7 37 (36.27%) Retail Banking
7 37 (36.27%) Wealth Management
7 37 (36.27%) Strategic Thinking
8 34 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (27.45%) Analytics
10 26 (25.49%) BusinessObjects
10 26 (25.49%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (16.67%) Degree
12 16 (15.69%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 16 (15.69%) Coaching
12 16 (15.69%) Process Improvement
13 15 (14.71%) Change Management
14 14 (13.73%) Front Office
14 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (12.75%) Project Management
16 12 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
16 12 (11.76%) SDLC
17 11 (10.78%) Software Delivery
17 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
17 11 (10.78%) Active Directory
18 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 9 (8.82%) Presales
19 9 (8.82%) Process Management

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 (2.94%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (6.86%) IaaS
4 2 (1.96%) Office 365
4 2 (1.96%) Yammer
5 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Skype
2 4 (3.92%) LAN
2 4 (3.92%) WAN
3 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.94%) VoIP
3 3 (2.94%) Wireless
4 2 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (0.98%) Broadband
5 1 (0.98%) SMS
5 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) BusinessObjects
1 26 (25.49%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.98%) DB2
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.98%) GitLab
1 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.98%) JIRA
1 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
General
1 53 (51.96%) Finance
2 49 (48.04%) Banking
3 39 (38.24%) Investment Banking
4 37 (36.27%) Retail Banking
5 14 (13.73%) Front Office
6 7 (6.86%) Legal
7 6 (5.88%) Law
7 6 (5.88%) Retail
8 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.98%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Project Manager
2 26 (25.49%) Analytics Manager
2 26 (25.49%) Report Manager
3 10 (9.80%) Analyst
4 9 (8.82%) Consultant
5 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 6 (5.88%) Process Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) QA Manager
7 4 (3.92%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Quality Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (2.94%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (2.94%) Presales Consultant
8 3 (2.94%) Six Sigma Specialist
8 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications Consultant
9 2 (1.96%) Azure Architect
9 2 (1.96%) Process Improvement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) Kafka
2 1 (0.98%) ODBC
2 1 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Robotics
2 8 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.88%) Tandem
5 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.98%) PMI
7 1 (0.98%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Windows
1 8 (7.84%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Six Sigma
2 43 (42.16%) Lean Six Sigma
3 41 (40.20%) Asset Management
4 37 (36.27%) Strategic Thinking
4 37 (36.27%) Wealth Management
5 34 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (27.45%) Analytics
7 16 (15.69%) Coaching
7 16 (15.69%) Process Improvement
8 15 (14.71%) Change Management
9 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (12.75%) Project Management
11 12 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
11 12 (11.76%) SDLC
12 11 (10.78%) Software Delivery
13 9 (8.82%) Presales
13 9 (8.82%) Process Management
14 7 (6.86%) Artificial Intelligence
14 7 (6.86%) Customer Requirements
14 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) SQL
2 1 (0.98%) C
2 1 (0.98%) C#
2 1 (0.98%) C++
2 1 (0.98%) COBOL
2 1 (0.98%) Java
2 1 (0.98%) Python
2 1 (0.98%) REXX
2 1 (0.98%) VB
2 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (62.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 17 (16.67%) Degree
3 16 (15.69%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 5 (4.90%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.92%) ISEB
5 4 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.92%) MCSA
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.92%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 3 (2.94%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.96%) HNC
7 2 (1.96%) HND
7 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) ACF2
2 1 (0.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) SCOM
2 3 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.98%) Ansible
3 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Capita
2 4 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.94%) BroadSoft
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco
3 3 (2.94%) Meraki
3 3 (2.94%) Zeacom
4 2 (1.96%) Alteryx
4 2 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (1.96%) Google
4 2 (1.96%) Tableau
5 1 (0.98%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.98%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) Minitab
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat