Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £61,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum Master
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 200 182
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 10 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.27% 0.046% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.047% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Birmingham median annual salary £61,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% -
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% +2.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,550 4,217 3,632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 96.99% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,681 3,175 3,041
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Scrum Master in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Birmingham

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in Birmingham

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in Birmingham

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Scrum Master job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Force.com
5 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
5 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (10.00%) Confluence

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Force.com
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) EAI
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Jitterbit
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle