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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 569 580 604
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 350 342 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 296 283 247
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,650 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 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
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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 +31 334 £55,000 -4.34% 24
London +41 164 £62,000 +3.33% 11
South East -17 69 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Yorkshire -7 43 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Yorkshire -21 26 £53,750 +7.50% 1
South West -4 25 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Leeds -12 25 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Surrey -7 21 £57,000 +3.63% 2
Berkshire +7 18 £47,500 -29.62%
East Sussex -12 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Brighton -12 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North Yorkshire +21 13 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England +19 13 £52,500 -6.66%
Harrogate +4 13 £50,000 +5.26%
City of London -11 13 £66,250 +1.92% 1
East Midlands - 11 £39,250 - 2
Wiltshire - 10 £50,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 9 £40,000 - 1
Swindon - 9 £50,000 - 1
Bristol -3 8 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Reigate -2 7 £57,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +23 6 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +17 6 - -
Nottingham - 6 £42,500 - 1
Luton +5 5 - -
Reading +1 5 £57,500 -8.00%
West Midlands -24 5 £59,000 +47.50% 2
Canary Wharf - 5 £70,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £42,500 - 1
Peterborough - 5 - -

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 731 (100.00%) Scrum
2 676 (92.48%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (25.99%) Coaching
4 173 (23.67%) Kanban
4 173 (23.67%) Project Management
5 144 (19.70%) .NET
6 134 (18.33%) Finance
6 134 (18.33%) TDD
7 123 (16.83%) Java
8 115 (15.73%) E-Commerce
9 96 (13.13%) Mentoring
10 91 (12.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 88 (12.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 81 (11.08%) Velocity
13 80 (10.94%) C#
14 77 (10.53%) Microsoft
15 68 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (9.03%) JIRA
17 65 (8.89%) BDD
18 53 (7.25%) DSDM
19 47 (6.43%) User Stories
20 46 (6.29%) Line Management
21 45 (6.16%) Mobile App
22 43 (5.88%) Apple iOS
23 41 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (5.61%) Android
24 40 (5.47%) SQL Server
24 40 (5.47%) User Experience
25 36 (4.92%) Web Development
26 35 (4.79%) Degree

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.96%) CMS
3 5 (0.68%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.41%) Node.js
5 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.14%) Confluence
5 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.14%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.92%) MS Project
3 12 (1.64%) MS Office
4 9 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.82%) Mingle
6 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.50%) SaaS
3 6 (0.82%) GitHub
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.96%) Big Data
4 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.14%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.14%) QlikView
5 1 (0.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 91 (12.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (9.03%) JIRA
3 21 (2.87%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.82%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.82%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.82%) Hudson
5 2 (0.27%) Maven
5 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.27%) Selenium
6 1 (0.14%) NUnit
6 1 (0.14%) Subversion
6 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.14%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
General
1 134 (18.33%) Finance
2 28 (3.83%) Publishing
3 20 (2.74%) Banking
4 18 (2.46%) Games
4 18 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.19%) Retail
5 16 (2.19%) Marketing
6 12 (1.64%) Advertising
7 5 (0.68%) Online Betting
7 5 (0.68%) Electronics
8 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.41%) Legal
9 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.27%) Automotive
10 2 (0.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (19.70%) .NET
2 81 (11.08%) Velocity
3 24 (3.28%) J2EE
4 17 (2.33%) Java EE
5 15 (2.05%) HTML
6 13 (1.78%) Web Services
7 12 (1.64%) Spring
7 12 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 12 (1.64%) HTML5
8 11 (1.50%) .NET Framework
8 11 (1.50%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.23%) XML
10 7 (0.96%) WinForms
11 6 (0.82%) RESTful
11 6 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.68%) STL
13 3 (0.41%) XSLT
13 3 (0.41%) XSD
14 2 (0.27%) Hibernate
14 2 (0.27%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.16%) Mobile App
2 41 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.47%) User Experience
4 21 (2.87%) Over-the-Top Content
4 21 (2.87%) IPTV
5 16 (2.19%) Video on Demand
6 11 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.23%) iPhone
8 8 (1.09%) Kindle
8 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.96%) iPad
9 7 (0.96%) Telematics
10 6 (0.82%) Open Source
10 6 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.68%) Social Media
11 5 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.68%) Online Games
11 5 (0.68%) PMI
12 4 (0.55%) Statistics
13 3 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 41 (5.61%) Android
3 15 (2.05%) Windows
4 8 (1.09%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.55%) Linux
6 3 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (100.00%) Scrum
2 676 (92.48%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (25.99%) Coaching
4 173 (23.67%) Kanban
4 173 (23.67%) Project Management
5 134 (18.33%) TDD
6 115 (15.73%) E-Commerce
7 96 (13.13%) Mentoring
8 88 (12.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 68 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (8.89%) BDD
11 53 (7.25%) DSDM
12 47 (6.43%) User Stories
13 46 (6.29%) Line Management
14 36 (4.92%) Web Development
15 35 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (4.65%) Release Management
17 30 (4.10%) Agile Project Management
18 28 (3.83%) DevOps
19 25 (3.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 123 (16.83%) Java
2 80 (10.94%) C#
3 22 (3.01%) JavaScript
4 15 (2.05%) SQL
5 14 (1.92%) C++
6 9 (1.23%) C
7 7 (0.96%) PHP
7 7 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.82%) Ruby
9 5 (0.68%) VC++
10 4 (0.55%) Python
11 3 (0.41%) XPath
11 3 (0.41%) Scala
12 2 (0.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 35 (4.79%) Degree
2 7 (0.96%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.27%) PMP
3 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.56%) QA
2 5 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 77 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (1.92%) Progress
3 7 (0.96%) Siebel
4 6 (0.82%) SAP
4 6 (0.82%) Google
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle
6 4 (0.55%) IBM
7 2 (0.27%) Charles River
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe
8 1 (0.14%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.14%) Informatica
8 1 (0.14%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.14%) VMware
8 1 (0.14%) Omniture
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Nomad Computer Consultants
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus bens and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mercedes-Benz
Salary: c. £42k, 18% bonus, Loan Purchase Car Scheme/Employee car, Private Medical Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Curve IT Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
Which?
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago