Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 308 357
Rank change year-on-year +9 +49 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 31 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 25
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £87,000 £77,500 £108,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.38% -2.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,822 10,299 13,695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 96.65% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,778 9,396 12,085
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in the City of London

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in the City of London

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in the City of London

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 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 City of London region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Scrum
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (25.81%) Coaching
4 7 (22.58%) Fintech
5 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
5 6 (19.35%) Retail
6 4 (12.90%) C
6 4 (12.90%) RAD
6 4 (12.90%) Banking
6 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) Finance
7 3 (9.68%) Java
7 3 (9.68%) JIRA
7 3 (9.68%) Grails
7 3 (9.68%) Kanban
7 3 (9.68%) Groovy
7 3 (9.68%) Reinsurance
7 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
8 2 (6.45%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.45%) SDLC
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) Confluence
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (6.45%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Grails
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Fintech
2 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (100.00%) Scrum
2 13 (41.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (25.81%) Coaching
4 4 (12.90%) RAD
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Kanban
5 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
6 2 (6.45%) User Stories
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
2 3 (9.68%) Groovy
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) OpenText
2 1 (3.23%) Pega
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com