Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1158 1113 1203
Rank change year-on-year -45 +90 +29
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 39 78 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.044% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.094% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 55
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -28.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £51,750
90th Percentile £84,250 £69,725 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% -18.55% +18.10%

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 41,390 43,960 55,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.77% 24.74% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30,812 34,077 44,431
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 12 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 July 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 -47 27 £55,250 +10.50% 3
London +2 17 £77,500 +72.22% 1
UK excluding London -4 14 £52,500 +3.96% 2
Scotland -14 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Midlands -7 3 £52,500 -
South West - 3 - -
West Midlands -1 2 £52,500 -4.55%
South East -7 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +24 1 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +2 1 £52,500 +5.00%
North of England -6 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 28 (71.79%) Six Sigma
2 20 (51.28%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (41.03%) ITIL
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) Degree
4 15 (38.46%) Asset Management
5 14 (35.90%) QA
6 13 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
7 12 (30.77%) Capita
7 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
7 12 (30.77%) EAM
7 12 (30.77%) Process Management
7 12 (30.77%) CMMI
7 12 (30.77%) Process Improvement
7 12 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
7 12 (30.77%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (28.21%) Scrum
9 10 (25.64%) Project Management
10 9 (23.08%) ISO 9001
10 9 (23.08%) Web Services
10 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (23.08%) QMS
10 9 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (20.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.26%) BrowserStack
4 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (7.69%) PaaS
5 2 (5.13%) Office 365
5 2 (5.13%) SaaS
6 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
1 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
1 4 (10.26%) Selenium
1 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
1 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
1 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
1 4 (10.26%) TestNG
1 4 (10.26%) VersionOne
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (5.13%) MSBuild
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) QADirector
General
1 8 (20.51%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Back Office
4 3 (7.69%) Front Office
4 3 (7.69%) Legal
4 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Quality Manager
2 8 (20.51%) QA Manager
2 8 (20.51%) QA Test Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Test Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) AWS Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Azure Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Business Improvement Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Process Improvement Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 6 (15.38%) SOAP
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) GraphQL
4 2 (5.13%) Kafka
4 2 (5.13%) LAMP
4 2 (5.13%) Node.js
4 2 (5.13%) REST
4 2 (5.13%) WCF
4 2 (5.13%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.69%) PMI
4 2 (5.13%) e-Health
4 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Robotics
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Six Sigma
2 20 (51.28%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) ITIL
4 15 (38.46%) Asset Management
5 12 (30.77%) CMMI
5 12 (30.77%) Collaborative Working
5 12 (30.77%) EAM
5 12 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
5 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 12 (30.77%) Process Improvement
5 12 (30.77%) Process Management
5 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 11 (28.21%) Scrum
7 10 (25.64%) Project Management
8 9 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (23.08%) QMS
8 9 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) C#
2 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) C++
3 4 (10.26%) Groovy
3 4 (10.26%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) Python
3 4 (10.26%) Ruby
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) VBScript
4 2 (5.13%) Go
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Degree
2 13 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 12 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (20.51%) ISEB
4 8 (20.51%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (20.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.82%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 4 (10.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (10.26%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 3 (7.69%) MBA
7 3 (7.69%) MCSE
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
2 9 (23.08%) ISO 9001
3 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.56%) ISO 13485
4 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Capita
2 8 (20.51%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (10.26%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (10.26%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) Micro Focus
4 3 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) Minitab
5 2 (5.13%) Zerto