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

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1147 1125 1200
Rank change year-on-year -22 +75 +31
Permanent jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 48 56 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.033% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 71
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,800 £42,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £72,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £50,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.44% -15.83% +9.09%

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 41,611 43,350 57,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.47% 25.20% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31,850 34,158 45,811
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +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 April 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 April 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 +12 46 £52,500 -4.55% 12
London +32 29 £60,000 +9.09% 5
UK excluding London -48 19 £53,750 +6.44% 8
South West -5 6 £75,000 +11.11% 1
Midlands -4 5 £52,500 -4.55%
East Midlands +5 3 £52,500 -
South East -31 3 £49,500 -1.00% 1
East of England -13 2 £55,000 -6.38% 3
West Midlands -19 2 £52,500 -4.55%
Scotland -26 2 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Yorkshire +4 1 £50,000 -16.67% 2
North of England -10 1 £50,000 +5.26% 2

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 33 (68.75%) Six Sigma
2 19 (39.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (37.50%) Finance
4 16 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 13 (27.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 13 (27.08%) Coaching
5 13 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (25.00%) Project Management
7 11 (22.92%) Process Management
7 11 (22.92%) Degree
8 10 (20.83%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (20.83%) Legal
8 10 (20.83%) ITIL
9 9 (18.75%) Banking
9 9 (18.75%) Process Improvement
10 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.58%) Change Management
11 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
12 6 (12.50%) QA
12 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.50%) Web Services
12 6 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
12 6 (12.50%) Chatbot
12 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (10.42%) Customer Requirements
13 5 (10.42%) Kaizen
13 5 (10.42%) Presales

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 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Chatbot
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 4 (8.33%) PaaS
2 4 (8.33%) Yammer
3 3 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) GitLab
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.08%) QADirector
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Legal
3 9 (18.75%) Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Retail
5 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Automotive
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (10.42%) Analyst
2 5 (10.42%) Quality Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Head of IT
3 4 (8.33%) Head of IT Operations
3 4 (8.33%) Head of Operations
3 4 (8.33%) Head of Service Operations
3 4 (8.33%) QA Manager
3 4 (8.33%) QA Test Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Digital Transformation
4 3 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) Kafka
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) COM
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) WCF
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Robotics
2 4 (8.33%) Tandem
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
1 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Six Sigma
2 19 (39.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 13 (27.08%) Coaching
4 13 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (25.00%) Project Management
6 11 (22.92%) Process Management
7 10 (20.83%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (20.83%) ITIL
8 9 (18.75%) Process Improvement
9 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (14.58%) Change Management
11 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
12 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
12 5 (10.42%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (10.42%) Kaizen
12 5 (10.42%) Presales
12 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Java
1 2 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 11 (22.92%) Degree
3 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 4 (8.33%) ISEB
5 4 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (8.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.33%) MCSE
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PMP
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 5 (10.42%) ISO 9001
3 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (2.08%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
1 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) Terraform
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Google
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.42%) VMware
2 4 (8.33%) Capita
2 4 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.17%) Minitab
4 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Zerto