Period
to 18 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1081 1160 1146
Rank change year-on-year +79 -14 +42
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 30 49 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.028% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.082% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 44
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -15.38%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £38,600
90th Percentile £71,500 £83,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,750
% change year-on-year +2.33% +1.90% -12.08%

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 36,598 41,764 43,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.62% 23.53% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26,350 31,956 34,249
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,337 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -1.18%

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 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 9 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 April 2019. 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 +73 28 £57,500 +9.52% 3
UK excluding London +66 17 £55,000 +2.33% 2
London +49 11 £60,000 - 1
South East +34 9 £57,500 +16.16%
North of England +41 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire +24 3 £19,500 -61.00%
North West - 3 £52,500 -
South West +21 1 £55,000 -26.67% 2
Scotland 0 1 £50,000 -13.04%

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 26 (86.67%) Six Sigma
2 21 (70.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 16 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (36.67%) Process Improvement
4 11 (36.67%) Project Management
5 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Retail
6 7 (23.33%) Coaching
7 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.00%) Kaizen
7 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
8 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.00%) Finance
11 2 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 2 (6.67%) DevOps
11 2 (6.67%) PMO
11 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
11 2 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 2 (6.67%) Business Development
11 2 (6.67%) DMAIC
11 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Chatbot
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Lean Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Process Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Project Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Sales Executive
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Improvement Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Business Process Improvement Manager
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Trainee IT Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Six Sigma
2 21 (70.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 16 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (36.67%) Process Improvement
4 11 (36.67%) Project Management
5 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Coaching
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
7 6 (20.00%) Kaizen
8 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
9 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.67%) Business Development
10 2 (6.67%) CRM
10 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
10 2 (6.67%) DMAIC
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (6.67%) Process Management
10 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (3.33%) APMP
3 1 (3.33%) CPIM
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.67%) Sage
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) SAP