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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 597 590 563
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 298 342 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 262 281 285
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 277 £55,000 -4.34% 37
London +34 146 £60,000 -4.00% 22
South East -29 48 £55,000 -2.22% 4
South West -2 24 £45,000 -26.82% 2
Surrey +22 23 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Yorkshire -8 15 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Reigate +25 14 £65,000 +15.55% 2
East Midlands +15 14 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Gloucestershire - 14 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 14 £42,500 -
South Wales +17 13 £41,000 -18.00%
Wales +5 13 £41,000 -28.69%
Nottinghamshire - 13 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +4 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2
City of London +27 10 £75,000 +15.38% 5
West Yorkshire +1 10 £52,750 +5.50% 1
Leeds -8 8 £50,000 - 1
Nottingham - 8 £40,000 - 1
East of England +11 7 £55,000 +2.32% 1
Cardiff +10 7 £41,000 -18.00%
Berkshire -14 7 £57,500 -11.53%
Worcester - 7 £40,000 - 2
Worcestershire - 7 £40,000 - 2
Reading -6 6 £57,500 -8.00%
Hampshire -10 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Bristol -11 6 £50,000 -18.69% 2
North West +3 5 £55,000 +35.80%
Brighton 0 5 £53,750 +19.44%
East Sussex -6 5 £53,750 +19.44%
Scotland +20 4 £42,500 -10.52%

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 665 (100.00%) Scrum
2 613 (92.18%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (26.02%) Coaching
4 162 (24.36%) .NET
5 150 (22.56%) Project Management
6 145 (21.80%) Kanban
7 131 (19.70%) Finance
8 123 (18.50%) TDD
9 113 (16.99%) E-Commerce
10 93 (13.98%) Java
11 91 (13.68%) Software Delivery
12 89 (13.38%) Mentoring
13 87 (13.08%) C#
14 84 (12.63%) Microsoft
15 81 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 75 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
17 66 (9.92%) Velocity
18 57 (8.57%) BDD
19 56 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
20 55 (8.27%) JIRA
21 53 (7.97%) User Stories
22 43 (6.47%) Line Management
23 39 (5.86%) SQL Server
24 38 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
25 36 (5.41%) MS Excel
25 36 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
26 35 (5.26%) Degree
26 35 (5.26%) Automated Testing
27 33 (4.96%) Web Development
28 32 (4.81%) DSDM

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.11%) Umbraco
1 14 (2.11%) CMS
2 6 (0.90%) Node.js
3 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.45%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.15%) JBoss
5 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.15%) IIS
5 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.20%) MS Project
3 7 (1.05%) Mingle
4 6 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.75%) MS Office
6 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.46%) SaaS
2 9 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.20%) GitHub
4 3 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.80%) Big Data
3 11 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.45%) DataStage
7 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.45%) Pentaho
7 3 (0.45%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.45%) HBase
7 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.30%) MySQL
9 1 (0.15%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.15%) QlikView
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (8.27%) JIRA
3 13 (1.95%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.05%) Maven
5 6 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.75%) JMeter
6 5 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.60%) NetBeans
7 4 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.45%) Hudson
9 2 (0.30%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.30%) Subversion
9 2 (0.30%) NUnit
9 2 (0.30%) Selenium
10 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
General
1 131 (19.70%) Finance
2 25 (3.76%) Publishing
3 19 (2.86%) Marketing
3 19 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.71%) Banking
4 18 (2.71%) Retail
5 17 (2.56%) Games
6 10 (1.50%) Advertising
7 8 (1.20%) Law
8 5 (0.75%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.60%) Electronics
9 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (24.36%) .NET
2 66 (9.92%) Velocity
3 29 (4.36%) ASP.NET
4 22 (3.31%) HTML5
4 22 (3.31%) HTML
5 20 (3.01%) Web Services
5 20 (3.01%) Java EE
6 18 (2.71%) J2EE
6 18 (2.71%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (1.95%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.35%) Spring
10 8 (1.20%) RESTful
11 6 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (0.75%) WinForms
13 4 (0.60%) XML
13 4 (0.60%) STL
14 3 (0.45%) CSS
14 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2 (0.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.31%) User Experience
3 16 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.11%) IPTV
4 14 (2.11%) Over-the-Top Content
5 13 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.35%) Video on Demand
7 7 (1.05%) Telematics
8 6 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.75%) PMI
9 5 (0.75%) Online Games
9 5 (0.75%) Social Media
10 4 (0.60%) Open Source
10 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.45%) DTV
11 3 (0.45%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.45%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.45%) Kindle
11 3 (0.45%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.30%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.16%) Apple iOS
2 20 (3.01%) Android
3 10 (1.50%) Windows
4 9 (1.35%) Linux
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (100.00%) Scrum
2 613 (92.18%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (26.02%) Coaching
4 150 (22.56%) Project Management
5 145 (21.80%) Kanban
6 123 (18.50%) TDD
7 113 (16.99%) E-Commerce
8 91 (13.68%) Software Delivery
9 89 (13.38%) Mentoring
10 81 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 75 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (8.57%) BDD
13 53 (7.97%) User Stories
14 43 (6.47%) Line Management
15 38 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (5.26%) Automated Testing
17 33 (4.96%) Web Development
18 32 (4.81%) DSDM
19 31 (4.66%) MVC
20 28 (4.21%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 93 (13.98%) Java
2 87 (13.08%) C#
3 29 (4.36%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.80%) C++
5 10 (1.50%) C
5 10 (1.50%) SQL
6 7 (1.05%) PHP
6 7 (1.05%) Scala
7 4 (0.60%) Ruby
7 4 (0.60%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.60%) VC++
8 2 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (5.26%) Degree
2 6 (0.90%) PMI Certification
2 6 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) PMP
5 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.21%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.45%) Oozie
1 3 (0.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 84 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.26%) Progress
3 14 (2.11%) Oracle
4 13 (1.95%) SAP
5 11 (1.65%) IBM
6 5 (0.75%) Cognizant
6 5 (0.75%) Google
7 4 (0.60%) Ab Initio
7 4 (0.60%) Pega
7 4 (0.60%) Siebel
7 4 (0.60%) OpenText
7 4 (0.60%) Informatica
8 3 (0.45%) Teradata
8 3 (0.45%) Netezza
8 3 (0.45%) RainStor
8 3 (0.45%) Talend
9 2 (0.30%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.30%) Adobe
9 2 (0.30%) ATG
10 1 (0.15%) Charles River
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Yorkshire
NTT DATA
Posted: 12 hours ago
England
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus bens and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 8% pension, 25 holiday, training,
Posted: 6 days ago