The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ScrumMaster in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank - 97 71
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 0 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.83% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 7
Average salary - £41,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.15%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%
ScrumMaster
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
955 1087 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.08% 94.85% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 867 904 652
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ScrumMaster in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ScrumMaster
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ScrumMaster across the Kent region.

ScrumMaster Salary Trend in Kent

ScrumMaster
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited ScrumMaster in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with ScrumMaster in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) DSDM
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited ScrumMaster in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with ScrumMaster in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) DSDM
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft