The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 571 598 708
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +110
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 375 293 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 316 261 173
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ScrumMaster
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the UK.

ScrumMaster Salary Trend in the UK

ScrumMaster
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ScrumMaster over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

ScrumMaster Salary Histogram in the UK

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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
England +16 357 £55,000 +10.00% 44
London -17 172 £61,000 +10.90% 26
South East +22 83 £50,000 - 5
City of London +17 35 £61,000 -2.40% 7
East Sussex +3 24 £46,250 +8.82%
North West - 22 £50,000 - 4
Brighton +1 20 £45,000 +5.88%
South West -20 20 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Berkshire -3 17 £60,000 +2.12% 4
Hampshire -7 17 £42,500 -24.44% 1
East of England -6 16 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Manchester - 15 £50,000 - 2
Reading +1 14 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £55,000 +15.78% 1
East Midlands -1 13 £65,000 +8.33%
Yorkshire -53 13 £47,500 +5.55% 4
West Midlands - 13 £45,000 - 2
Southampton +6 12 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Bristol -12 12 £60,000 +33.33%
South Wales +26 10 £50,000 -
Wales +14 10 £50,000 -
Cardiff +4 10 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire -12 10 £47,500 - 2
Cambridge +4 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Surrey +1 8 £56,250 +2.27%
Scotland -6 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Tyne and Wear - 8 - -
North East - 8 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 - -
Harrogate - 8 £47,500 - 2

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 760 (100.00%) Scrum
2 699 (91.97%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (23.68%) Coaching
4 169 (22.24%) TDD
5 147 (19.34%) Project Management
6 141 (18.55%) Kanban
7 128 (16.84%) Finance
8 122 (16.05%) E-Commerce
9 116 (15.26%) BDD
10 111 (14.61%) Java
11 109 (14.34%) Velocity
12 108 (14.21%) Mentoring
13 96 (12.63%) .NET
14 80 (10.53%) JIRA
15 77 (10.13%) Degree
16 69 (9.08%) C#
17 68 (8.95%) Continuous Improvement
18 66 (8.68%) Software Engineering
19 62 (8.16%) Retail
19 62 (8.16%) User Stories
20 61 (8.03%) Waterfall
21 60 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
22 59 (7.76%) QA
23 56 (7.37%) Marketing
24 55 (7.24%) User Experience
25 54 (7.11%) Mobile App
26 50 (6.58%) Line Management
26 50 (6.58%) Web Development
27 48 (6.32%) Project Planning
28 46 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 12 (1.58%) Node.js
2 8 (1.05%) Confluence
3 7 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.39%) IIS
5 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.26%) CMS
5 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (0.66%) MS Project
1 5 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.26%) Mingle
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.95%) SaaS
2 10 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.03%) Internet
2 12 (1.58%) Broadband
2 12 (1.58%) Intranet
3 4 (0.53%) HTTP
3 4 (0.53%) VPN
3 4 (0.53%) Firewall
3 4 (0.53%) AMQP
4 1 (0.13%) MPLS
4 1 (0.13%) SDH
4 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.11%) MySQL
2 13 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.18%) Big Data
4 6 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.66%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.66%) QlikView
6 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 80 (10.53%) JIRA
2 38 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.84%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.58%) Selenium
5 11 (1.45%) JUnit
5 11 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.18%) Maven
7 7 (0.92%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.92%) Hudson
8 5 (0.66%) Subversion
8 5 (0.66%) Calabash
9 4 (0.53%) Gradle
9 4 (0.53%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.26%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 128 (16.84%) Finance
2 62 (8.16%) Retail
3 56 (7.37%) Marketing
4 40 (5.26%) Games
5 38 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 36 (4.74%) Law
7 35 (4.61%) Banking
7 35 (4.61%) Advertising
8 18 (2.37%) Publishing
9 5 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.66%) Electronics
10 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Front Office
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (14.34%) Velocity
2 96 (12.63%) .NET
3 39 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 30 (3.95%) CSS
4 30 (3.95%) HTML
5 20 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 19 (2.50%) Web Services
7 18 (2.37%) J2EE
8 17 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (2.11%) Spring
10 15 (1.97%) jQuery
11 12 (1.58%) Dojo
12 11 (1.45%) Java EE
12 11 (1.45%) Hibernate
12 11 (1.45%) CSS3
13 9 (1.18%) RESTful
13 9 (1.18%) HTML5
14 8 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (1.05%) XML
15 6 (0.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.24%) User Experience
2 54 (7.11%) Mobile App
3 42 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.95%) Social Media
5 25 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.84%) Social Network
7 13 (1.71%) iPad
8 12 (1.58%) IPTV
8 12 (1.58%) Smartphone
9 11 (1.45%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.32%) iPhone
10 10 (1.32%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.05%) Video on Demand
11 8 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
12 6 (0.79%) Online Games
12 6 (0.79%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.66%) DTV
14 4 (0.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (4.74%) Android
2 35 (4.61%) Apple iOS
3 21 (2.76%) Linux
4 15 (1.97%) Windows
5 8 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.05%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (100.00%) Scrum
2 699 (91.97%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (23.68%) Coaching
4 169 (22.24%) TDD
5 147 (19.34%) Project Management
6 141 (18.55%) Kanban
7 122 (16.05%) E-Commerce
8 116 (15.26%) BDD
9 108 (14.21%) Mentoring
10 68 (8.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 66 (8.68%) Software Engineering
12 62 (8.16%) User Stories
13 61 (8.03%) Waterfall
14 60 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (6.58%) Web Development
15 50 (6.58%) Line Management
16 48 (6.32%) Project Planning
17 46 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (4.87%) DSDM
18 37 (4.87%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (14.61%) Java
2 69 (9.08%) C#
3 38 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (3.55%) SQL
5 20 (2.63%) PHP
6 18 (2.37%) Ruby
7 13 (1.71%) C++
8 9 (1.18%) Clojure
9 7 (0.92%) Python
10 5 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.53%) PowerHouse
12 2 (0.26%) Scala
13 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.13%) C
13 1 (0.13%) VC++
13 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (10.13%) Degree
2 10 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.53%) ISEB
6 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.26%) APMG
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.76%) QA
2 8 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.66%) FATCA
3 5 (0.66%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.53%) Firmware
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 18 (2.37%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.24%) Google
3 11 (1.45%) Oracle
4 9 (1.18%) Progress
5 7 (0.92%) SAP
6 5 (0.66%) Ab Initio
6 5 (0.66%) Teradata
6 5 (0.66%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.26%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.26%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.13%) Twitter
9 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.13%) Cramer
9 1 (0.13%) IBM
9 1 (0.13%) Siebel
9 1 (0.13%) Sybase
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe
9 1 (0.13%) HP
9 1 (0.13%) Dell
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits, pension,
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + FS Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + fast track career
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Which?
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago