Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 21 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 136 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +177
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 23 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.72% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 0
Cheshire median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
North West median annual salary £46,000 £46,250 -
% change year-on-year -0.54% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,062 2,154 2,792
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.77% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,303 1,799 2,450
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,925 £21,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Cheshire

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in Cheshire

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in Cheshire

Scrum Master
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 9 £50,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 -
Chester - 1 £47,500 -
Scrum Master
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Scrum Master job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Scrum
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (86.96%) Finance
4 13 (56.52%) Kanban
5 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (43.48%) Virtual Team
6 9 (39.13%) Banking
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Google
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (26.09%) Facebook
7 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
8 5 (21.74%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
10 2 (8.70%) Coaching
10 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
10 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
10 2 (8.70%) CMMI
10 2 (8.70%) ITIL
10 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 2 (8.70%) RUP
10 2 (8.70%) HP
10 2 (8.70%) PMI
10 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
10 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
10 2 (8.70%) JIRA
10 2 (8.70%) Confluence
10 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
11 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (8.70%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Virtual Team
2 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) PMI
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
4 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Scrum
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Kanban
4 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) CMMI
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
8 2 (8.70%) RUP
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.35%) DevOps
9 1 (4.35%) Microservices
9 1 (4.35%) People Management
9 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Facebook
1 6 (26.09%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft