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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 535 566 563
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 387 335 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 347 275 288
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.90%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 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
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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 +28 377 £55,000 - 23
London -40 153 £60,000 -4.00% 9
South East +20 103 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Surrey +22 36 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire -27 36 £50,000 -4.76% 3
City of London -6 32 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North West +11 26 £48,750 -2.50% 1
East of England 0 25 £67,500 +12.50%
Berkshire +17 23 £57,500 +11.65%
South West +7 23 £47,500 +5.55% 1
West Yorkshire -21 23 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Leeds -27 22 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 21 £67,500 +12.50%
Bristol +12 20 £47,500 +5.55%
Harrogate - 20 £50,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 20 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -3 18 £42,500 -27.65% 5
Cheshire - 18 £48,750 -
East Sussex +2 17 £55,000 +22.22%
Southampton - 15 £42,500 - 5
Reading +13 13 £57,500 +0.87%
Peterborough - 12 £55,000 -
Brighton -4 11 £52,500 +16.66%
Reigate -11 10 £55,000 +7.31%
Redhill -2 9 £55,000 -
Macclesfield - 9 £44,000 -
Manchester -9 8 £48,750 -2.50%
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £34,000 -
Scotland +15 6 £57,500 -9.44%
Wilmslow - 6 £50,000 -

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 753 (100.00%) Scrum
2 685 (90.97%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (25.50%) Coaching
4 165 (21.91%) Project Management
5 164 (21.78%) TDD
6 162 (21.51%) Kanban
7 151 (20.05%) Java
8 124 (16.47%) Finance
9 121 (16.07%) Mentoring
10 114 (15.14%) E-Commerce
11 107 (14.21%) .NET
12 102 (13.55%) BDD
13 100 (13.28%) Velocity
14 84 (11.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 77 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 74 (9.83%) JIRA
17 69 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (8.63%) Mobile App
19 61 (8.10%) C#
20 60 (7.97%) Line Management
21 57 (7.57%) Software Engineering
22 56 (7.44%) DSDM
23 54 (7.17%) User Experience
24 49 (6.51%) Apple iOS
25 47 (6.24%) Degree
25 47 (6.24%) Android
25 47 (6.24%) User Stories
26 41 (5.44%) QA
27 40 (5.31%) Microsoft
27 40 (5.31%) Web Development

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.06%) Node.js
3 7 (0.93%) Confluence
4 2 (0.27%) CMS
4 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 21 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.59%) MS Project
3 11 (1.46%) MS Office
4 9 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.40%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.26%) SaaS
3 5 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.53%) GitHub
4 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.33%) Internet
2 4 (0.53%) Firewall
2 4 (0.53%) VPN
3 3 (0.40%) HTTP
4 2 (0.27%) AMQP
5 1 (0.13%) MPLS
5 1 (0.13%) SDH
5 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.99%) MySQL
3 14 (1.86%) Big Data
4 10 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 84 (11.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (9.83%) JIRA
3 13 (1.73%) Cucumber
3 13 (1.73%) Hudson
4 11 (1.46%) Selenium
4 11 (1.46%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.20%) JUnit
7 8 (1.06%) Maven
8 6 (0.80%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.66%) Calabash
10 2 (0.27%) Gradle
10 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.27%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.13%) NUnit
11 1 (0.13%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.13%) FishEye
General
1 124 (16.47%) Finance
2 35 (4.65%) Marketing
3 34 (4.52%) Advertising
4 33 (4.38%) Retail
5 25 (3.32%) Banking
6 23 (3.05%) Games
7 21 (2.79%) Publishing
8 18 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.12%) Law
10 5 (0.66%) Electronics
10 5 (0.66%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (14.21%) .NET
2 100 (13.28%) Velocity
3 26 (3.45%) J2EE
4 21 (2.79%) HTML
5 17 (2.26%) Spring
6 16 (2.12%) CSS
7 13 (1.73%) Java EE
8 12 (1.59%) ASP.NET
8 12 (1.59%) Web Services
8 12 (1.59%) .NET Framework
9 11 (1.46%) XML
10 10 (1.33%) Hibernate
11 9 (1.20%) Dojo
11 9 (1.20%) HTML5
12 8 (1.06%) RESTful
12 8 (1.06%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.93%) jQuery
14 6 (0.80%) Django
14 6 (0.80%) Middleware
15 5 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.63%) Mobile App
2 54 (7.17%) User Experience
3 38 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.79%) IPTV
6 18 (2.39%) iPad
7 17 (2.26%) Video on Demand
7 17 (2.26%) iPhone
7 17 (2.26%) Over-the-Top Content
8 11 (1.46%) Kindle
9 10 (1.33%) Social Media
10 9 (1.20%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.66%) Telematics
11 5 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.53%) Open Source
12 4 (0.53%) Statistics
13 3 (0.40%) Equities
13 3 (0.40%) PMI
13 3 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (6.51%) Apple iOS
2 47 (6.24%) Android
3 21 (2.79%) Linux
4 20 (2.66%) Windows
5 15 (1.99%) Windows Phone
6 6 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 753 (100.00%) Scrum
2 685 (90.97%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (25.50%) Coaching
4 165 (21.91%) Project Management
5 164 (21.78%) TDD
6 162 (21.51%) Kanban
7 121 (16.07%) Mentoring
8 114 (15.14%) E-Commerce
9 102 (13.55%) BDD
10 77 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 69 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (7.97%) Line Management
13 57 (7.57%) Software Engineering
14 56 (7.44%) DSDM
15 47 (6.24%) User Stories
16 40 (5.31%) Web Development
17 35 (4.65%) Release Management
18 33 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
20 28 (3.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 151 (20.05%) Java
2 61 (8.10%) C#
3 28 (3.72%) JavaScript
4 25 (3.32%) SQL
5 24 (3.19%) PHP
6 15 (1.99%) Ruby
7 10 (1.33%) Python
8 8 (1.06%) C++
9 6 (0.80%) Clojure
10 3 (0.40%) XPath
10 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.27%) C
12 1 (0.13%) Scala
12 1 (0.13%) VC++
12 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (6.24%) Degree
2 5 (0.66%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.27%) APMG
4 2 (0.27%) PMP
5 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.44%) QA
2 7 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 40 (5.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (1.33%) Oracle
3 9 (1.20%) Google
4 7 (0.93%) Siebel
4 7 (0.93%) Progress
5 5 (0.66%) Teradata
5 5 (0.66%) Ab Initio
6 4 (0.53%) SAP
7 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.27%) IBM
8 2 (0.27%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.27%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.27%) Charles River
9 1 (0.13%) Cramer
9 1 (0.13%) Twitter
9 1 (0.13%) Omniture
9 1 (0.13%) VMware
9 1 (0.13%) Cognizant
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: From £39,635 to £47,254 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Which?
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, benefits, training
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Which?
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago