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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 534 612 675
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 412 283 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 358 248 195
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 £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +79 393 £55,000 +4.76% 41
London +7 195 £61,000 +10.90% 18
South East +38 92 £50,500 +1.00% 9
City of London +13 43 £61,000 -2.40% 6
East Sussex +9 26 £47,500 +11.76%
North West - 24 £47,500 - 3
Brighton +11 21 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire +9 20 £60,000 +4.34% 1
East of England -9 19 £55,000 +18.91% 3
South West -19 18 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Hampshire +10 17 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Yorkshire -35 17 £47,500 -9.52% 3
East Midlands +7 16 £61,250 +2.08%
Reading 0 16 £60,000 +9.09%
Cambridgeshire +4 15 £55,000 +15.78% 3
North Yorkshire - 13 £47,500 - 3
Manchester - 13 £47,500 - 1
Harrogate - 13 £47,500 - 3
Bristol -4 12 £61,500 +36.66% 1
Cheshire - 11 £47,500 - 2
Southampton - 11 £37,500 - 3
South Wales +18 10 £50,000 -
Wales +7 10 £50,000 - 1
Cardiff +4 10 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 10 £44,000 - 2
Scotland +5 9 £45,000 -18.18%
Cambridge -2 8 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Macclesfield - 8 £47,500 - 1
Surrey - 8 £56,250 - 2
Northampton -22 7 £65,000 +8.33%

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 786 (100.00%) Scrum
2 722 (91.86%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (23.79%) Coaching
4 170 (21.63%) TDD
5 156 (19.85%) Project Management
6 147 (18.70%) Kanban
7 134 (17.05%) E-Commerce
8 133 (16.92%) Finance
9 126 (16.03%) Java
10 118 (15.01%) BDD
11 116 (14.76%) Mentoring
12 106 (13.49%) Velocity
13 100 (12.72%) .NET
14 80 (10.18%) JIRA
15 74 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
16 72 (9.16%) C#
17 70 (8.91%) Degree
18 69 (8.78%) Software Engineering
19 64 (8.14%) QA
20 62 (7.89%) Retail
20 62 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
20 62 (7.89%) User Experience
21 61 (7.76%) Mobile App
22 59 (7.51%) User Stories
23 57 (7.25%) Line Management
24 50 (6.36%) Project Planning
24 50 (6.36%) Web Development
25 48 (6.11%) Marketing
26 47 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
27 45 (5.73%) DSDM

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (1.53%) Node.js
2 9 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.15%) Confluence
3 4 (0.51%) CMS
4 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.38%) IIS
5 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (1.02%) MS Project
2 6 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.76%) MS Office
3 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.69%) SaaS
2 11 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.42%) Internet
2 7 (0.89%) Intranet
2 7 (0.89%) Broadband
3 4 (0.51%) AMQP
3 4 (0.51%) HTTP
3 4 (0.51%) VPN
3 4 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.13%) SDH
4 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.04%) MySQL
1 16 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.15%) Big Data
3 6 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.64%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.64%) QlikView
5 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.13%) SQLite
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 80 (10.18%) JIRA
2 44 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.78%) Cucumber
4 11 (1.40%) Selenium
4 11 (1.40%) JUnit
5 10 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.15%) Maven
7 7 (0.89%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.89%) Hudson
8 5 (0.64%) Calabash
9 4 (0.51%) Gradle
9 4 (0.51%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.38%) Subversion
10 3 (0.38%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.25%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.13%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 133 (16.92%) Finance
2 62 (7.89%) Retail
3 48 (6.11%) Marketing
4 38 (4.83%) Law
5 37 (4.71%) Banking
6 36 (4.58%) Advertising
7 35 (4.45%) Games
8 34 (4.33%) Telecoms
9 19 (2.42%) Publishing
10 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Electronics
13 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Front Office
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (13.49%) Velocity
2 100 (12.72%) .NET
3 36 (4.58%) ASP.NET
4 29 (3.69%) CSS
4 29 (3.69%) HTML
5 23 (2.93%) .NET Framework
6 21 (2.67%) J2EE
7 20 (2.54%) Web Services
8 18 (2.29%) Spring
9 16 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (1.78%) jQuery
11 12 (1.53%) XML
11 12 (1.53%) Dojo
12 11 (1.40%) Java EE
12 11 (1.40%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.27%) CSS3
14 9 (1.15%) HTML5
14 9 (1.15%) RESTful
15 7 (0.89%) JMS
15 7 (0.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.89%) User Experience
2 61 (7.76%) Mobile App
3 41 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.31%) Social Media
5 25 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.04%) iPad
7 15 (1.91%) IPTV
8 13 (1.65%) iPhone
9 11 (1.40%) Digital Media
9 11 (1.40%) Video on Demand
9 11 (1.40%) Over-the-Top Content
10 10 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.15%) Social Network
11 9 (1.15%) Kindle
12 7 (0.89%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.51%) Online Games
14 4 (0.51%) DTV
15 3 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 43 (5.47%) Android
2 42 (5.34%) Apple iOS
3 24 (3.05%) Linux
4 20 (2.54%) Windows
5 11 (1.40%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (100.00%) Scrum
2 722 (91.86%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (23.79%) Coaching
4 170 (21.63%) TDD
5 156 (19.85%) Project Management
6 147 (18.70%) Kanban
7 134 (17.05%) E-Commerce
8 118 (15.01%) BDD
9 116 (14.76%) Mentoring
10 74 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 69 (8.78%) Software Engineering
12 62 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (7.51%) User Stories
14 57 (7.25%) Line Management
15 50 (6.36%) Project Planning
15 50 (6.36%) Web Development
16 47 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 45 (5.73%) DSDM
18 44 (5.60%) Waterfall
19 40 (5.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (16.03%) Java
2 72 (9.16%) C#
3 40 (5.09%) JavaScript
4 31 (3.94%) SQL
5 19 (2.42%) PHP
5 19 (2.42%) Ruby
6 10 (1.27%) C++
7 9 (1.15%) Clojure
8 7 (0.89%) Python
9 5 (0.64%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.51%) PowerHouse
11 3 (0.38%) XPath
12 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.13%) C
13 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.13%) VC++
13 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (8.91%) Degree
2 7 (0.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (0.51%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.51%) ISEB
6 2 (0.25%) APMG
6 2 (0.25%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.14%) QA
2 8 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.64%) AIFMD
3 5 (0.64%) FATCA
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.51%) Firmware
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 21 (2.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.29%) Google
3 12 (1.53%) Oracle
4 6 (0.76%) Progress
4 6 (0.76%) SAP
5 5 (0.64%) Teradata
5 5 (0.64%) Ab Initio
5 5 (0.64%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.51%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.38%) Siebel
8 2 (0.25%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.25%) IBM
8 2 (0.25%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe
9 1 (0.13%) HP
9 1 (0.13%) Dell
9 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.13%) Cramer
9 1 (0.13%) VMware
9 1 (0.13%) Omniture
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago