The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 224 235 255
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 31 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.029% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.031% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 2 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
ScrumMaster
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6979 6480 7699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.37% 95.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6005 5484 6800
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ScrumMaster
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ScrumMaster Salary Trend in the North West

ScrumMaster
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ScrumMaster across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

ScrumMaster Salary Histogram in the North West

ScrumMaster
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 19 £50,000 -
Manchester -14 12 £50,000 -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 48 (100.00%) Scrum
2 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Java
4 12 (25.00%) Degree
4 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 10 (20.83%) User Experience
6 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (16.67%) .NET
7 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 8 (16.67%) Coaching
8 7 (14.58%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) Web Services
9 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
9 6 (12.50%) Java EE
9 6 (12.50%) QA
10 5 (10.42%) JIRA
10 5 (10.42%) Kanban
10 5 (10.42%) TDD
10 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.42%) Telematics
10 5 (10.42%) BDD
11 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.33%) Windows
11 4 (8.33%) Linux
11 4 (8.33%) PRINCE
11 4 (8.33%) PHP
11 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.33%) Android

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) Confluence
1 3 (6.25%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 3 (6.25%) Gradle
2 3 (6.25%) JUnit
2 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) Java EE
3 4 (8.33%) Velocity
4 3 (6.25%) jQuery
4 3 (6.25%) REST
4 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.25%) JMS
4 3 (6.25%) EJB
4 3 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (20.83%) User Experience
3 5 (10.42%) Telematics
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Scrum
2 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 8 (16.67%) Coaching
5 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.42%) TDD
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.42%) Kanban
6 5 (10.42%) BDD
7 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.25%) MVC
9 2 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (4.17%) Line Management
9 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.17%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) PHP
3 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 3 (6.25%) Atlassian