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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 541 599 710
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +111
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 382 289 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 316 255 167
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.97%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +18 360 £57,500 +15.00% 42
London -10 179 £64,500 +17.27% 26
South East -7 73 £47,500 -5.00% 9
City of London +7 32 £65,000 +4.00% 7
South West +5 29 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hampshire +7 24 £52,500 -17.64% 1
East of England +9 19 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Bristol +1 19 £60,000 +33.33%
East Sussex -12 18 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Tyne and Wear - 18 - - 2
North East - 18 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 - - 2
Brighton -16 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Scotland +6 14 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Yorkshire -58 14 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North West - 14 £50,000 - 1
Manchester - 14 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 12 £55,000 - 1
Basingstoke +13 11 £57,500 +4.54%
Surrey +7 11 £47,500 -13.63%
East Midlands +2 11 £65,000 -
Berkshire -5 11 £55,000 -2.22% 2
Cambridge - 10 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 10 £62,500 - 2
Southampton +9 8 £41,750 -34.50% 1
North Yorkshire -9 8 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Bedfordshire -2 7 £62,500 +56.25%
Reading -7 7 £56,500 +13.00% 1
Northamptonshire -8 7 £65,000 -

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 738 (100.00%) Scrum
2 470 (63.69%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (21.95%) TDD
4 137 (18.56%) Project Management
5 130 (17.62%) Kanban
6 123 (16.67%) Finance
7 117 (15.85%) E-Commerce
8 101 (13.69%) Velocity
9 99 (13.41%) BDD
10 94 (12.74%) Java
11 93 (12.60%) .NET
12 75 (10.16%) Degree
13 73 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
14 72 (9.76%) JIRA
14 72 (9.76%) C#
15 71 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 69 (9.35%) Retail
17 65 (8.81%) Waterfall
18 60 (8.13%) Software Engineering
19 58 (7.86%) Marketing
19 58 (7.86%) QA
20 55 (7.45%) Project Planning
21 54 (7.32%) Web Development
22 53 (7.18%) User Stories
23 49 (6.64%) Mobile App
24 48 (6.50%) Telecoms
25 46 (6.23%) Games
26 43 (5.83%) ASP.NET
27 42 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
28 41 (5.56%) Digital Marketing

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.63%) Node.js
2 6 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.68%) Confluence
4 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.41%) IIS
5 2 (0.27%) Apache
5 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.27%) CMS
5 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Mingle
2 5 (0.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.41%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.66%) SaaS
2 10 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.25%) Internet
2 12 (1.63%) Broadband
2 12 (1.63%) Intranet
3 4 (0.54%) HTTP
3 4 (0.54%) VPN
3 4 (0.54%) Firewall
3 4 (0.54%) AMQP
4 1 (0.14%) MPLS
4 1 (0.14%) SDH
4 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 10 (1.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.08%) Big Data
4 7 (0.95%) MySQL
5 5 (0.68%) QlikView
6 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.14%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.14%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (9.76%) JIRA
2 42 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.63%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.22%) Selenium
5 9 (1.22%) JUnit
6 7 (0.95%) Maven
7 6 (0.81%) Subversion
7 6 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.68%) Hudson
8 5 (0.68%) Calabash
9 4 (0.54%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.54%) Gradle
10 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.27%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.27%) Build Forge
10 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 123 (16.67%) Finance
2 69 (9.35%) Retail
3 58 (7.86%) Marketing
4 48 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 46 (6.23%) Games
6 36 (4.88%) Banking
6 36 (4.88%) Law
7 21 (2.85%) Advertising
8 19 (2.57%) Publishing
9 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.81%) Electronics
10 5 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (13.69%) Velocity
2 93 (12.60%) .NET
3 43 (5.83%) ASP.NET
4 29 (3.93%) CSS
4 29 (3.93%) HTML
5 21 (2.85%) Web Services
5 21 (2.85%) .NET Framework
6 20 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (2.17%) jQuery
8 13 (1.76%) Spring
9 12 (1.63%) CSS3
10 11 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (1.49%) J2EE
11 10 (1.36%) HTML5
11 10 (1.36%) RESTful
11 10 (1.36%) Dojo
12 9 (1.22%) Java EE
13 8 (1.08%) XML
13 8 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (0.95%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.64%) Mobile App
2 28 (3.79%) Social Media
3 22 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.30%) Open Source
5 16 (2.17%) Social Network
6 12 (1.63%) Smartphone
7 10 (1.36%) Online Games
8 9 (1.22%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.08%) iPad
9 8 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 7 (0.95%) IPTV
10 7 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.81%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.81%) DTV
12 5 (0.68%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.68%) iPhone
13 4 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.54%) Firmware
14 3 (0.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.20%) Android
2 30 (4.07%) Apple iOS
3 15 (2.03%) Linux
4 10 (1.36%) Windows
5 8 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (100.00%) Scrum
2 470 (63.69%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (21.95%) TDD
4 137 (18.56%) Project Management
5 130 (17.62%) Kanban
6 117 (15.85%) E-Commerce
7 99 (13.41%) BDD
8 73 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
9 71 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 65 (8.81%) Waterfall
11 60 (8.13%) Software Engineering
12 55 (7.45%) Project Planning
13 54 (7.32%) Web Development
14 53 (7.18%) User Stories
15 41 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
16 40 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
17 38 (5.15%) Pair Programming
18 32 (4.34%) OO
19 30 (4.07%) Software Testing
20 28 (3.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 94 (12.74%) Java
2 72 (9.76%) C#
3 36 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 23 (3.12%) SQL
5 16 (2.17%) C++
5 16 (2.17%) Ruby
6 13 (1.76%) PHP
7 9 (1.22%) Clojure
8 6 (0.81%) Scala
8 6 (0.81%) Python
8 6 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.54%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.14%) C
10 1 (0.14%) VC++
10 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (10.16%) Degree
2 26 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.81%) PMP
4 6 (0.81%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.54%) ISEB
7 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.27%) APMG
8 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.86%) QA
2 14 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.68%) FATCA
3 5 (0.68%) AIFMD
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 25 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.44%) Google
3 11 (1.49%) Oracle
4 8 (1.08%) Progress
5 7 (0.95%) SAP
6 5 (0.68%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.41%) Ab Initio
8 3 (0.41%) Teradata
9 2 (0.27%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.14%) Cramer
10 1 (0.14%) Twitter
10 1 (0.14%) IBM
10 1 (0.14%) Sybase
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe
10 1 (0.14%) HP
10 1 (0.14%) Dell
10 1 (0.14%) Intel
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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West London
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Salary: £68000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60k - 85k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Extensive Benefits + Free Products
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
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