The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Scrum Master
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 241 307
Rank change year-on-year +31 +66  
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 23 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.37% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 14
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Scrum Master in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 27 June 2017, 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 33 (100.00%) Scrum
2 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) Games
4 12 (36.36%) Kanban
5 11 (33.33%) TDD
6 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
6 10 (30.30%) Velocity
6 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (30.30%) ATDD
6 10 (30.30%) User Stories
7 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (21.21%) SDLC
9 6 (18.18%) Coaching
10 5 (15.15%) Fintech
10 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
11 4 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
11 4 (12.12%) Node.js
11 4 (12.12%) Android
11 4 (12.12%) Finance
12 3 (9.09%) Project Management
12 3 (9.09%) Analytics
13 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
13 2 (6.06%) Data Engineering
13 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
13 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
13 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (6.06%) Marketing
13 2 (6.06%) JIRA
14 1 (3.03%) QA

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 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) VersionOne
General
1 15 (45.45%) Games
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Velocity
2 4 (12.12%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Fintech
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Scrum
2 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) Kanban
4 11 (33.33%) TDD
5 10 (30.30%) ATDD
5 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
5 10 (30.30%) User Stories
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (21.21%) SDLC
8 6 (18.18%) Coaching
9 4 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (9.09%) Analytics
10 3 (9.09%) Project Management
11 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (6.06%) Data Engineering
11 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
12 1 (3.03%) BDD
12 1 (3.03%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Highly competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + plus large bonus and package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits OR Day Rate
Posted: 14 days ago