The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 159 153 158
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 6 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.38% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.40% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 1
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
ScrumMaster
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ScrumMaster
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

ScrumMaster Salary Trend in Scotland

ScrumMaster
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Glasgow +5 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Edinburgh -13 2 £62,000 -0.80%
Aberdeen - 1 £55,000 -
ScrumMaster
UK

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) Velocity
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) ATDD

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) ATDD
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree