The table below looks at the statistics for the Scrum Master role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scrum Master in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 661 601 629
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 295 360 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 254 310 280
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -1.90%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scrum Master in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Scrum Master
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the UK.

Scrum Master Salary Trend in the UK

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scrum Master over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Scrum Master Salary Histogram in the UK

Scrum Master
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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 -35 270 £57,500 +4.54% 39
London -4 125 £62,500 +4.16% 23
South East -26 48 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Yorkshire +7 43 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Yorkshire +9 41 £48,750 -5.33% 1
Leeds +6 41 £48,750 -5.33% 1
West Midlands +11 25 £55,000 +25.00% 4
Hampshire +32 24 £58,750 +35.05% 3
Basingstoke - 24 £58,750 - 2
Scotland +16 20 £45,000 -25.00%
City of London +55 15 £60,000 - 2
South West -16 15 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Edinburgh +16 12 £60,000 -
Dorset - 9 £50,000 -
Glasgow -11 8 £45,000 -25.00%
Shropshire - 8 £55,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 8 £50,000 -
Telford - 8 £55,000 - 1
Kent - 8 £62,500 - 2
Bristol -6 6 £75,000 +57.89%
East of England -9 6 £54,000 -20.00% 2
Staffordshire - 6 £45,000 - 3
Surrey -15 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £45,000 - 3
Chiswick - 5 £70,000 -
Wales +9 4 £49,000 +20.98% 1
South Wales +5 4 £49,000 +20.98% 1
East Midlands +2 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Cardiff +1 4 £49,000 +20.98% 1
Milton Keynes -1 4 - -

Scrum Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title.

1 621 (100.00%) Scrum
2 600 (96.62%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (25.60%) Kanban
4 140 (22.54%) Finance
5 136 (21.90%) Coaching
6 129 (20.77%) Project Management
7 125 (20.13%) TDD
8 109 (17.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 87 (14.01%) Mentoring
10 76 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (11.43%) E-Commerce
12 67 (10.79%) SDLC
13 65 (10.47%) Velocity
14 64 (10.31%) User Stories
15 60 (9.66%) BDD
15 60 (9.66%) .NET
16 59 (9.50%) Software Delivery
17 57 (9.18%) Java
17 57 (9.18%) JIRA
18 52 (8.37%) C#
18 52 (8.37%) Games
19 48 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
20 43 (6.92%) Retail
21 39 (6.28%) Banking
22 37 (5.96%) JavaScript
23 36 (5.80%) Continuous Delivery
24 35 (5.64%) HTML
25 33 (5.31%) Mobile App
26 32 (5.15%) User Experience
27 31 (4.99%) Microsoft

Scrum Master
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (1.93%) JBoss
2 10 (1.61%) CMS
3 9 (1.45%) Confluence
4 7 (1.13%) Node.js
5 5 (0.81%) IIS
6 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) Kentico
7 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Project
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.42%) SaaS
2 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.13%) Internet
2 2 (0.32%) SAN
3 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.29%) Big Data
3 6 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.97%) MySQL
4 4 (0.64%) MariaDB
4 4 (0.64%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (9.18%) JIRA
2 24 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.42%) Maven
5 10 (1.61%) Selenium
6 9 (1.45%) JBehave
7 7 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.97%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.64%) NUnit
10 3 (0.48%) Ant
10 3 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (0.32%) Subversion
11 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.16%) VersionOne
General
1 140 (22.54%) Finance
2 52 (8.37%) Games
3 43 (6.92%) Retail
4 39 (6.28%) Banking
5 31 (4.99%) Publishing
6 23 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.74%) Law
8 16 (2.58%) Marketing
9 8 (1.29%) Back Office
9 8 (1.29%) Electronics
9 8 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.29%) Multimedia
10 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Advertising
13 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Front Office
14 1 (0.16%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (10.47%) Velocity
2 60 (9.66%) .NET
3 35 (5.64%) HTML
4 28 (4.51%) CSS
5 24 (3.86%) ASP.NET
6 22 (3.54%) Web Services
7 17 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (2.25%) Gherkin
9 13 (2.09%) AngularJS
10 11 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (1.77%) HTML5
11 9 (1.45%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (1.13%) jQuery
12 7 (1.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (1.13%) WCF
12 7 (1.13%) XML
13 6 (0.97%) Java EE
13 6 (0.97%) Servlets
14 5 (0.81%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.31%) Mobile App
2 32 (5.15%) User Experience
3 19 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.29%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.13%) Life Science
8 7 (1.13%) PMI
9 6 (0.97%) Fintech
10 5 (0.81%) Statistics
11 4 (0.64%) RIA
12 2 (0.32%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.32%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.32%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.32%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.32%) Online Games
12 2 (0.32%) Social Media
13 1 (0.16%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.54%) Apple iOS
2 17 (2.74%) Android
3 6 (0.97%) Linux
4 4 (0.64%) Windows
5 2 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (100.00%) Scrum
2 600 (96.62%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (25.60%) Kanban
4 136 (21.90%) Coaching
5 129 (20.77%) Project Management
6 125 (20.13%) TDD
7 109 (17.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 87 (14.01%) Mentoring
9 76 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (11.43%) E-Commerce
11 67 (10.79%) SDLC
12 64 (10.31%) User Stories
13 60 (9.66%) BDD
14 59 (9.50%) Software Delivery
15 48 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (5.80%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (4.99%) MVC
18 28 (4.51%) Line Management
19 27 (4.35%) Scrum-ban
20 25 (4.03%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.18%) Java
2 52 (8.37%) C#
3 37 (5.96%) JavaScript
4 25 (4.03%) SQL
5 8 (1.29%) Python
6 7 (1.13%) Ruby
6 7 (1.13%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.64%) C++
7 4 (0.64%) PHP
8 3 (0.48%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (4.03%) Degree
2 8 (1.29%) PMI Certification
3 5 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.48%) APMG
6 1 (0.16%) PMP
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.38%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.48%) Docker
1 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.81%) Ansible
2 5 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 31 (4.99%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (2.90%) Oracle
4 10 (1.61%) Rally
5 9 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.45%) SAP
6 8 (1.29%) Progress
7 3 (0.48%) VMware
8 2 (0.32%) Endeca
9 1 (0.16%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.16%) Charles River
9 1 (0.16%) Concur
9 1 (0.16%) Google
9 1 (0.16%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
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South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £65000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Market leading package
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Hampshire
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Salary: Highly Attractive
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London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent Package
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
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City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
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Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Bens
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + benefits
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Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year
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