Period
to 19 August 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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1102 1195 1206
Rank change year-on-year +93 +11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 81 69 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.035% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 64
UK median annual salary £51,250 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.79% +27.27% -1.79%
10th Percentile £40,000 £50,875 £40,725
90th Percentile £72,500 £95,000 £79,675
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £62,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -15.32% +18.10% -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43216 52862 59889
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.43% 26.81% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33253 42717 47530
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -

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 August 2017.

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 August 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 +95 78 £50,000 -28.57% 6
UK excluding London +79 42 £52,500 -15.32% 3
London +39 38 £45,000 -35.71% 3
Midlands +38 27 £52,500 -25.00%
West Midlands +27 16 £55,000 -21.43%
East Midlands +21 11 £50,000 -9.09%
South East +64 7 £45,000 -27.71%
North of England -9 5 £45,000 -2.70%
North West -24 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland - 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +26 1 - -
East of England -1 1 £67,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 48 (59.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 42 (51.85%) Six Sigma
3 32 (39.51%) Lean Six Sigma
4 31 (38.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (37.04%) Finance
6 29 (35.80%) Banking
7 27 (33.33%) Asset Management
8 25 (30.86%) Investment Banking
9 23 (28.40%) Retail
9 23 (28.40%) Retail Banking
9 23 (28.40%) Wealth Management
10 19 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (20.99%) Front Office
12 16 (19.75%) Windows
12 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
12 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
12 16 (19.75%) SCOM
12 16 (19.75%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
13 15 (18.52%) Process Improvement
13 15 (18.52%) Change Management
14 14 (17.28%) Project Management
14 14 (17.28%) Degree
14 14 (17.28%) Analytics
15 13 (16.05%) IaaS
16 12 (14.81%) Coaching
16 12 (14.81%) SDLC
16 12 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse

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 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (19.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (16.05%) IaaS
4 4 (4.94%) PaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Office 365
5 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) Broadband
2 1 (1.23%) LAN
2 1 (1.23%) Skype
2 1 (1.23%) VPN
2 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.23%) JIRA
1 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (37.04%) Finance
2 29 (35.80%) Banking
3 25 (30.86%) Investment Banking
4 23 (28.40%) Retail
4 23 (28.40%) Retail Banking
5 17 (20.99%) Front Office
6 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.70%) Law
8 2 (2.47%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.23%) Legal
9 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Analyst
2 14 (17.28%) Project Manager
3 12 (14.81%) Analytics Manager
3 12 (14.81%) Report Manager
4 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Business Process Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) Process Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) QA Manager
7 4 (4.94%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Quality Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Business Process Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
1 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.23%) ODBC
2 1 (1.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Robotics
6 1 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Windows
1 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Six Sigma
2 32 (39.51%) Lean Six Sigma
3 31 (38.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 23 (28.40%) Wealth Management
6 19 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (18.52%) Change Management
7 15 (18.52%) Process Improvement
8 14 (17.28%) Analytics
8 14 (17.28%) Project Management
9 12 (14.81%) Coaching
9 12 (14.81%) SDLC
10 11 (13.58%) Performance Improvement
10 11 (13.58%) Software Delivery
11 7 (8.64%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
12 6 (7.41%) Process Management
12 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (6.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) C
2 1 (1.23%) C#
2 1 (1.23%) C++
2 1 (1.23%) COBOL
2 1 (1.23%) REXX
2 1 (1.23%) VB
2 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (59.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 14 (17.28%) Degree
3 7 (8.64%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 6 (7.41%) MCSA
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.94%) ISEB
6 4 (4.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.70%) HNC
7 3 (3.70%) HND
7 3 (3.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) ACF2
2 1 (1.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (4.94%) Capita
3 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.47%) Alteryx
4 2 (2.47%) Google
4 2 (2.47%) Tableau
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) Minitab
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat