Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 970 1111 1135
Rank change year-on-year +141 +24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 36 26 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.017% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.071% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 47
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.76% +14.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £45,000 £48,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -19.57% - +15.00%

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 26,725 36,865 42,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.71% 24.36% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19,769 26,902 32,666
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 10 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 26 February 2020. 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 +144 33 £65,000 +8.33% 4
UK excluding London +91 21 £46,250 -19.57% 5
London +87 11 £85,000 +23.64%
East Midlands - 9 £42,500 -
Midlands - 9 £42,500 -
South East +52 6 £65,000 +8.33% 1
North West +56 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North of England +49 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West - 2 £59,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 20 (55.56%) Six Sigma
2 14 (38.89%) Coaching
3 13 (36.11%) Kafka
4 11 (30.56%) Project Management
4 11 (30.56%) Lean Six Sigma
5 10 (27.78%) MVC
5 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 10 (27.78%) .NET
5 10 (27.78%) C#
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
5 10 (27.78%) MSMQ
5 10 (27.78%) SOA
5 10 (27.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (27.78%) NServiceBus
5 10 (27.78%) CQRS
5 10 (27.78%) LINQ
5 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (27.78%) ReSharper
5 10 (27.78%) .NET Core
5 10 (27.78%) Technical Debt
6 9 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (22.22%) Degree
7 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (19.44%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
9 6 (16.67%) 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 10 (27.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (27.78%) ReSharper
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) GitLab
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Business Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Business Process Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Process Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Business Transformation Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Transformation Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Management Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Business Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Resource Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps
9 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Specialist
9 1 (2.78%) Supplier Relationship Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Kafka
2 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) .NET Core
2 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 10 (27.78%) LINQ
2 10 (27.78%) MSMQ
2 10 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Six Sigma
2 14 (38.89%) Coaching
3 11 (30.56%) Lean Six Sigma
3 11 (30.56%) Project Management
4 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (27.78%) CQRS
4 10 (27.78%) MVC
4 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 10 (27.78%) SOA
4 10 (27.78%) Technical Debt
5 9 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 7 (19.44%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
7 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (13.89%) Actionable Insight
8 5 (13.89%) Conflict Management
8 5 (13.89%) Creative Thinking
8 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.89%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (13.89%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) C#
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
1 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 4 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
1 3 (8.33%) Terraform
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) SAP