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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 559 579 565
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 351 327 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 306 270 266
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 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +12.90%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +11 337 £55,000 -4.34% 35
London -46 132 £60,000 - 18
South East -7 86 £55,000 +2.32% 2
Yorkshire -8 49 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Surrey +14 35 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire -16 32 £51,500 -4.18% 4
Leeds -13 30 £51,500 -4.18% 3
South West +7 25 £48,750 -11.36% 3
North Yorkshire +32 20 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Harrogate +15 20 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East of England +4 19 £67,500 +22.72% 4
City of London -26 19 £60,000 -11.11% 6
Cambridgeshire +10 16 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Bristol +5 16 £47,500 -13.63% 2
East Sussex -5 16 £55,000 +27.16% 1
Berkshire -10 16 £57,500 -8.00% 1
North West +1 14 £50,000 -
Brighton -3 13 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Reigate -10 10 £55,000 -
Hampshire -14 10 £43,500 -25.95%
Southampton - 10 £43,500 -
Redhill +7 9 £55,000 -
Reading +5 9 £57,500 +11.65%
Peterborough - 8 £55,000 - 2
Cheshire +2 7 £44,000 +17.33%
Manchester -7 7 £50,000 -
Swindon - 6 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +2 5 £60,000 -2.43%
West Midlands -9 5 £44,000 -4.86% 1

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 767 (100.00%) Scrum
2 701 (91.40%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (25.95%) Coaching
4 176 (22.95%) Project Management
5 173 (22.56%) Kanban
6 158 (20.60%) TDD
7 145 (18.90%) Java
8 127 (16.56%) .NET
9 126 (16.43%) Finance
10 111 (14.47%) E-Commerce
10 111 (14.47%) Mentoring
11 98 (12.78%) Velocity
12 95 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 91 (11.86%) BDD
14 79 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 77 (10.04%) JIRA
16 68 (8.87%) C#
17 66 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
18 60 (7.82%) Microsoft
19 59 (7.69%) Mobile App
20 58 (7.56%) Line Management
21 55 (7.17%) User Experience
21 55 (7.17%) DSDM
22 53 (6.91%) Software Engineering
23 51 (6.65%) Apple iOS
24 49 (6.39%) Android
25 44 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
26 43 (5.61%) Degree
27 42 (5.48%) Web Development
28 41 (5.35%) User Stories

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.52%) Confluence
3 3 (0.39%) Node.js
4 2 (0.26%) CMS
5 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.13%) IIS
5 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.69%) MS Project
2 13 (1.69%) MS Office
3 10 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.22%) SaaS
3 7 (0.91%) GitHub
4 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.04%) Internet
2 2 (0.26%) Firewall
2 2 (0.26%) VPN
3 1 (0.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.83%) MySQL
4 12 (1.56%) Big Data
5 5 (0.65%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.26%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 95 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (10.04%) JIRA
3 20 (2.61%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.56%) Hudson
4 12 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 11 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.30%) Selenium
7 8 (1.04%) Maven
8 6 (0.78%) JUnit
8 6 (0.78%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.52%) Calabash
10 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.13%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 126 (16.43%) Finance
2 31 (4.04%) Marketing
3 27 (3.52%) Advertising
3 27 (3.52%) Banking
4 24 (3.13%) Publishing
5 23 (3.00%) Retail
6 18 (2.35%) Games
7 15 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.04%) Law
9 4 (0.52%) Electronics
9 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (16.56%) .NET
2 98 (12.78%) Velocity
3 28 (3.65%) J2EE
4 16 (2.09%) Spring
5 14 (1.83%) HTML
6 11 (1.43%) Java EE
7 10 (1.30%) XML
8 9 (1.17%) Hibernate
9 8 (1.04%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.04%) CSS
9 8 (1.04%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.91%) Django
10 7 (0.91%) Dojo
10 7 (0.91%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.78%) HTML5
11 6 (0.78%) WinForms
11 6 (0.78%) Web Services
12 5 (0.65%) RESTful
13 4 (0.52%) STL
13 4 (0.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 55 (7.17%) User Experience
3 44 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.87%) IPTV
5 20 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.61%) Video on Demand
5 20 (2.61%) Over-the-Top Content
6 16 (2.09%) iPhone
7 14 (1.83%) iPad
8 10 (1.30%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.30%) Social Media
9 9 (1.17%) Kindle
10 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.78%) Open Source
11 5 (0.65%) Telematics
12 4 (0.52%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.52%) Statistics
13 3 (0.39%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.39%) Equities
14 2 (0.26%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.65%) Apple iOS
2 49 (6.39%) Android
3 21 (2.74%) Windows
4 16 (2.09%) Linux
5 15 (1.96%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.52%) UNIX
7 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (100.00%) Scrum
2 701 (91.40%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (25.95%) Coaching
4 176 (22.95%) Project Management
5 173 (22.56%) Kanban
6 158 (20.60%) TDD
7 111 (14.47%) E-Commerce
7 111 (14.47%) Mentoring
8 91 (11.86%) BDD
9 79 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 66 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (7.56%) Line Management
12 55 (7.17%) DSDM
13 53 (6.91%) Software Engineering
14 42 (5.48%) Web Development
15 41 (5.35%) User Stories
16 35 (4.56%) Release Management
17 34 (4.43%) Waterfall
18 32 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
19 30 (3.91%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (18.90%) Java
2 68 (8.87%) C#
3 25 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 24 (3.13%) PHP
5 21 (2.74%) SQL
6 13 (1.69%) Ruby
6 13 (1.69%) C++
7 11 (1.43%) Python
8 6 (0.78%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.52%) VC++
9 4 (0.52%) C
10 3 (0.39%) Clojure
10 3 (0.39%) XPath
11 2 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (5.61%) Degree
2 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.26%) APMG
4 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.82%) QA
2 5 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 60 (7.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (1.17%) Google
2 9 (1.17%) Progress
3 8 (1.04%) Siebel
4 5 (0.65%) SAP
4 5 (0.65%) Ab Initio
4 5 (0.65%) Teradata
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle
6 2 (0.26%) Charles River
6 2 (0.26%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.26%) IBM
7 1 (0.13%) Twitter
7 1 (0.13%) Omniture
7 1 (0.13%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.13%) VMware
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