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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 557 603 705
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +102
Permanent jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 366 281 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 307 252 161
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £44,600 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +37 343 £57,500 +15.00% 46
London -37 167 £62,000 +12.72% 24
South East +17 75 £47,500 -5.00% 8
City of London +2 34 £64,500 +3.20% 6
South West -19 24 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Sussex -8 21 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Brighton -12 18 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West - 18 £50,000 - 4
Hampshire +6 17 £42,500 -24.44% 2
East of England -11 16 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Bristol -6 15 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire 0 13 £60,000 +11.62% 1
Scotland -2 13 £45,000 -18.18%
Manchester - 13 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +5 12 £65,000 +8.33% 2
West Midlands - 12 £45,750 - 3
Southampton +9 11 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 11 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Reading -4 11 £60,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire -48 11 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North East - 11 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 - -
Tyne and Wear - 11 - -
Surrey +7 10 £55,000 -
Wales - 10 £55,000 - 2
Cambridge -1 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Edinburgh -3 9 £62,500 +13.63%
North Yorkshire -10 9 £47,500 - 1
South Wales - 9 £55,000 - 2
Cardiff - 9 £55,000 - 2

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 748 (100.00%) Scrum
2 693 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (24.20%) Coaching
4 166 (22.19%) TDD
5 141 (18.85%) Kanban
6 137 (18.32%) Project Management
7 123 (16.44%) Finance
8 118 (15.78%) E-Commerce
9 110 (14.71%) BDD
10 109 (14.57%) Java
11 105 (14.04%) Velocity
12 103 (13.77%) Mentoring
13 94 (12.57%) .NET
14 78 (10.43%) Degree
15 75 (10.03%) JIRA
16 71 (9.49%) C#
17 69 (9.22%) Continuous Improvement
18 68 (9.09%) Software Engineering
19 62 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
20 61 (8.16%) Waterfall
20 61 (8.16%) Retail
21 60 (8.02%) Marketing
22 59 (7.89%) QA
22 59 (7.89%) User Stories
23 54 (7.22%) User Experience
24 51 (6.82%) Mobile App
24 51 (6.82%) Web Development
25 49 (6.55%) Project Planning
25 49 (6.55%) Line Management
26 43 (5.75%) Games

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.60%) Node.js
2 6 (0.80%) Confluence
2 6 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.40%) IIS
4 2 (0.27%) Apache
4 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.27%) CMS
4 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (0.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.40%) MS Project
2 3 (0.40%) Mingle
3 2 (0.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.01%) SaaS
2 10 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.21%) Internet
2 12 (1.60%) Broadband
2 12 (1.60%) Intranet
3 4 (0.53%) HTTP
3 4 (0.53%) VPN
3 4 (0.53%) Firewall
3 4 (0.53%) AMQP
4 1 (0.13%) MPLS
4 1 (0.13%) SDH
4 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.01%) MySQL
2 12 (1.60%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 9 (1.20%) Big Data
4 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.67%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.67%) QlikView
5 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.13%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.13%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 75 (10.03%) JIRA
2 35 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.87%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.60%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.60%) Selenium
5 11 (1.47%) JUnit
6 9 (1.20%) Maven
7 7 (0.94%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.94%) Hudson
8 6 (0.80%) Subversion
9 5 (0.67%) Calabash
10 4 (0.53%) Gradle
10 4 (0.53%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.27%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 123 (16.44%) Finance
2 61 (8.16%) Retail
3 60 (8.02%) Marketing
4 43 (5.75%) Games
5 41 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 35 (4.68%) Law
6 35 (4.68%) Banking
7 32 (4.28%) Advertising
8 19 (2.54%) Publishing
9 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.80%) Electronics
10 5 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Automotive
12 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (14.04%) Velocity
2 94 (12.57%) .NET
3 41 (5.48%) ASP.NET
4 30 (4.01%) CSS
4 30 (4.01%) HTML
5 20 (2.67%) Web Services
6 19 (2.54%) .NET Framework
7 18 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (2.14%) Spring
8 16 (2.14%) J2EE
9 15 (2.01%) jQuery
10 12 (1.60%) Dojo
11 11 (1.47%) Hibernate
11 11 (1.47%) CSS3
12 10 (1.34%) Java EE
13 9 (1.20%) RESTful
13 9 (1.20%) HTML5
13 9 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (1.07%) XML
15 7 (0.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.22%) User Experience
2 51 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 41 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.88%) Social Media
5 27 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.87%) Social Network
7 12 (1.60%) Smartphone
8 11 (1.47%) iPad
9 10 (1.34%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.34%) IPTV
10 9 (1.20%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.07%) iPhone
11 8 (1.07%) Open Source
12 7 (0.94%) Online Games
13 6 (0.80%) Reference Data
13 6 (0.80%) Video on Demand
13 6 (0.80%) DTV
13 6 (0.80%) Over-the-Top Content
14 5 (0.67%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.68%) Android
2 34 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 21 (2.81%) Linux
4 13 (1.74%) Windows
5 8 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (100.00%) Scrum
2 693 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (24.20%) Coaching
4 166 (22.19%) TDD
5 141 (18.85%) Kanban
6 137 (18.32%) Project Management
7 118 (15.78%) E-Commerce
8 110 (14.71%) BDD
9 103 (13.77%) Mentoring
10 69 (9.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 68 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 62 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (8.16%) Waterfall
14 59 (7.89%) User Stories
15 51 (6.82%) Web Development
16 49 (6.55%) Project Planning
16 49 (6.55%) Line Management
17 43 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 35 (4.68%) DSDM
18 35 (4.68%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (14.57%) Java
2 71 (9.49%) C#
3 38 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 26 (3.48%) SQL
5 20 (2.67%) PHP
6 18 (2.41%) Ruby
7 15 (2.01%) C++
8 9 (1.20%) Clojure
9 8 (1.07%) Python
10 5 (0.67%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.53%) PowerHouse
11 4 (0.53%) Scala
12 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.13%) C
12 1 (0.13%) VC++
12 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (10.43%) Degree
2 15 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.53%) ISEB
6 3 (0.40%) PMP
7 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.27%) APMG
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.89%) QA
2 11 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.67%) FATCA
3 5 (0.67%) AIFMD
4 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (2.27%) Microsoft
1 17 (2.27%) Google
2 11 (1.47%) Oracle
3 9 (1.20%) SAP
3 9 (1.20%) Progress
4 5 (0.67%) Atlassian
4 5 (0.67%) Ab Initio
4 5 (0.67%) Teradata
5 4 (0.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.27%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.27%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.13%) Cramer
7 1 (0.13%) Twitter
7 1 (0.13%) IBM
7 1 (0.13%) Sybase
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe
7 1 (0.13%) HP
7 1 (0.13%) Dell
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