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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 897 955
Rank change year-on-year +58 +58  
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 51 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.036% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 23
Median salary £52,500 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £70,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -25.00% +36.58%  

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 21909 26245 30043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.57% 26.65% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17067 21243 23843
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Six Sigma Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Six Sigma Black Belt as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 22 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 51 £52,500 -25.00% 10
London +43 23 £45,000 -47.05% 1
West Midlands +16 16 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Coventry - 8 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham +13 7 £55,000 -21.42%
South East +41 5 £45,000 -35.71%
East Midlands +18 5 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire +7 2 £50,000 - 2
Surrey +35 1 £80,000 +14.28%
City of London +31 1 £57,500 -8.00%
Reading +23 1 £75,000 +30.43%
Berkshire +20 1 £75,000 +13.20%
Northampton +8 1 - - 1
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
North West - 1 £47,500 - 3
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £80,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £47,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 37 (55.22%) Six Sigma
2 33 (49.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 23 (34.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 22 (32.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
6 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (25.37%) Finance
7 17 (25.37%) Banking
7 17 (25.37%) Asset Management
8 16 (23.88%) SCOM
8 16 (23.88%) Windows
8 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
8 16 (23.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (23.88%) Windows Server
9 13 (19.40%) IaaS
9 13 (19.40%) Process Improvement
9 13 (19.40%) Wealth Management
9 13 (19.40%) Investment Banking
9 13 (19.40%) Retail Banking
9 13 (19.40%) Retail
10 12 (17.91%) Analytics
11 11 (16.42%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (14.93%) SQL
12 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (14.93%) Degree
12 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
13 9 (13.43%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (13.43%) Azure SQL Database

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 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (23.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (19.40%) IaaS
4 4 (5.97%) PaaS
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.49%) Office 365
5 1 (1.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) Broadband
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) DB2
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (25.37%) Banking
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Investment Banking
2 13 (19.40%) Retail
2 13 (19.40%) Retail Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.96%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 12 (17.91%) Project Manager
3 11 (16.42%) Analytics Manager
3 11 (16.42%) Report Manager
4 10 (14.93%) Consultant
5 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Business Process Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Process Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Azure Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Business Improvement Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) QA Manager
8 4 (5.97%) QA Test Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Quality Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) .NET
1 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.49%) ODBC
2 1 (1.49%) REST
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (13.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
1 16 (23.88%) Windows Server
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Six Sigma
2 23 (34.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 22 (32.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (25.37%) Asset Management
5 13 (19.40%) Process Improvement
5 13 (19.40%) Wealth Management
6 12 (17.91%) Analytics
7 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.45%) Change Management
8 7 (10.45%) Project Management
9 6 (8.96%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.46%) Coaching
10 5 (7.46%) Scrum
10 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.97%) Lean Manufacturing
11 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.97%) Quality Management
11 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) C++
2 1 (1.49%) COBOL
2 1 (1.49%) REXX
2 1 (1.49%) VB
2 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 10 (14.93%) Degree
3 7 (10.45%) MCSA
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.97%) HNC
5 4 (5.97%) HND
5 4 (5.97%) ISEB
5 4 (5.97%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.48%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (1.49%) CCEA
8 1 (1.49%) CCIE
8 1 (1.49%) CCNA
8 1 (1.49%) CCNP
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.49%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) ACF2
2 1 (1.49%) RACF
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) SCOM
2 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (5.97%) Capita
3 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) Google
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) VMware
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