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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 592 598 581
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 327 359 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 277 290 271
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £67,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 308 £56,000 +1.81% 26
London +13 160 £60,000 -4.00% 11
South East -27 60 £55,000 -4.34% 7
South West +5 27 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire -16 24 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Berkshire +7 19 £57,500 -13.85%
Surrey -5 19 £57,000 +3.63% 1
East Midlands +27 15 £38,500 -30.00% 2
West Yorkshire -23 15 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Leeds -25 15 £55,000 +10.00%
City of London +13 13 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Nottinghamshire - 13 £38,750 - 2
East of England +36 12 £51,250 -8.88% 1
Brighton -12 12 £55,000 +22.22%
East Sussex -15 12 £55,000 +22.22%
Wiltshire +13 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Nottingham - 10 £40,000 - 2
Swindon +5 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Bristol +4 8 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Reigate +4 8 £65,000 +13.04%
Reading -1 8 £57,500 -8.00%
Cheltenham - 8 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £45,000 - 1
South Wales -1 7 £41,000 -18.00% 2
Wales -9 7 £41,000 -28.69% 2
Bedfordshire +28 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +15 5 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Luton +8 5 - -
West Midlands -11 5 £59,000 +47.50%
South Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 699 (100.00%) Scrum
2 643 (91.99%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (26.61%) Coaching
4 163 (23.32%) Kanban
5 157 (22.46%) Project Management
6 146 (20.89%) .NET
7 129 (18.45%) Finance
8 125 (17.88%) TDD
9 111 (15.88%) E-Commerce
10 110 (15.74%) Java
11 93 (13.30%) Mentoring
12 89 (12.73%) Software Delivery
13 86 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 81 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
15 78 (11.16%) C#
16 77 (11.02%) Velocity
17 74 (10.59%) Microsoft
18 66 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
19 62 (8.87%) JIRA
20 54 (7.73%) BDD
21 51 (7.30%) User Stories
22 47 (6.72%) DSDM
23 41 (5.87%) Line Management
23 41 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
24 40 (5.72%) SQL Server
25 36 (5.15%) Apple iOS
26 35 (5.01%) Degree
26 35 (5.01%) MS Excel
27 34 (4.86%) Android
28 33 (4.72%) Web Development

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.43%) CMS
3 8 (1.14%) Umbraco
4 6 (0.86%) Node.js
5 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.14%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.86%) MS Project
3 10 (1.43%) MS Office
4 7 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.86%) Mingle
6 5 (0.72%) 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 17 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (1.86%) SaaS
3 7 (1.00%) GitHub
4 3 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.29%) Big Data
4 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.14%) MySQL
5 1 (0.14%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.14%) QlikView
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 86 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (8.87%) JIRA
3 20 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.00%) Hudson
5 6 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.72%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.43%) Maven
8 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.29%) Selenium
9 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.14%) JMeter
9 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.14%) NUnit
9 1 (0.14%) Subversion
9 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
General
1 129 (18.45%) Finance
2 30 (4.29%) Publishing
3 18 (2.58%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.58%) Banking
4 17 (2.43%) Games
5 15 (2.15%) Retail
5 15 (2.15%) Marketing
6 8 (1.14%) Advertising
7 5 (0.72%) Electronics
7 5 (0.72%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.29%) Automotive
9 2 (0.29%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (20.89%) .NET
2 77 (11.02%) Velocity
3 21 (3.00%) J2EE
4 19 (2.72%) HTML
5 18 (2.58%) Java EE
6 17 (2.43%) HTML5
6 17 (2.43%) ASP.NET
7 14 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 11 (1.57%) Spring
8 11 (1.57%) Web Services
9 9 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.14%) RESTful
11 6 (0.86%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.72%) XML
12 5 (0.72%) WinForms
12 5 (0.72%) STL
13 4 (0.57%) CSS
14 2 (0.29%) Hibernate
14 2 (0.29%) J2SE
14 2 (0.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.58%) Mobile App
3 30 (4.29%) User Experience
4 18 (2.58%) Over-the-Top Content
4 18 (2.58%) IPTV
5 13 (1.86%) Video on Demand
6 12 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.86%) Open Source
8 6 (0.86%) iPhone
8 6 (0.86%) Telematics
9 5 (0.72%) Online Games
9 5 (0.72%) PMI
9 5 (0.72%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.57%) iPad
10 4 (0.57%) Kindle
10 4 (0.57%) Statistics
10 4 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.43%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.15%) Apple iOS
2 34 (4.86%) Android
3 10 (1.43%) Windows
4 5 (0.72%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.29%) Linux
6 1 (0.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 699 (100.00%) Scrum
2 643 (91.99%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (26.61%) Coaching
4 163 (23.32%) Kanban
5 157 (22.46%) Project Management
6 125 (17.88%) TDD
7 111 (15.88%) E-Commerce
8 93 (13.30%) Mentoring
9 89 (12.73%) Software Delivery
10 81 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 66 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (7.73%) BDD
13 51 (7.30%) User Stories
14 47 (6.72%) DSDM
15 41 (5.87%) Line Management
16 33 (4.72%) Web Development
16 33 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (4.15%) DevOps
18 27 (3.86%) Release Management
19 26 (3.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 110 (15.74%) Java
2 78 (11.16%) C#
3 24 (3.43%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.29%) C++
5 12 (1.72%) SQL
6 11 (1.57%) C
7 7 (1.00%) PHP
8 6 (0.86%) Ruby
9 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.72%) VC++
10 4 (0.57%) Python
10 4 (0.57%) Scala
11 2 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 35 (5.01%) Degree
2 6 (0.86%) PMI Certification
3 5 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.72%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Puppet
1 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 74 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.43%) Progress
3 10 (1.43%) SAP
4 6 (0.86%) Siebel
4 6 (0.86%) Google
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle
5 5 (0.72%) IBM
6 3 (0.43%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.29%) Charles River
7 2 (0.29%) OpenText
7 2 (0.29%) Pega
7 2 (0.29%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe
8 1 (0.14%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.14%) Omniture
8 1 (0.14%) Informatica
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