Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 296 344
Rank change year-on-year -14 +48 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 45 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 32
City of London median annual salary £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £51,125 £55,000 £52,750
90th Percentile £85,250 £77,750 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 10,699 9,841 13,056
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.60% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9,538 8,919 11,819
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,500
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 City of London region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Scrum
1 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Coaching
3 13 (28.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (20.00%) Fintech
4 9 (20.00%) Kanban
4 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.78%) Project Management
6 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.33%) JIRA
7 6 (13.33%) TDD
7 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.11%) Banking
8 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
8 5 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (11.11%) Finance
8 5 (11.11%) Java
9 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
9 4 (8.89%) SQL
9 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.89%) Law
9 4 (8.89%) Retail
9 4 (8.89%) RESTful
9 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
9 4 (8.89%) BDD
10 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (6.67%) User Stories
10 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

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 (4.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 5 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (8.89%) Law
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Front Office
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) RESTful
2 3 (6.67%) Grails
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.44%) Ajax
3 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.22%) ATL
4 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Fintech
2 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Reinsurance
4 2 (4.44%) Blog
4 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.44%) Social Media
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Android
1 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (100.00%) Scrum
2 17 (37.78%) Coaching
3 13 (28.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.00%) Kanban
5 8 (17.78%) Project Management
6 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.33%) TDD
7 4 (8.89%) BDD
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (6.67%) SDLC
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.67%) User Stories
8 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Analytics
9 2 (4.44%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C
3 3 (6.67%) Groovy
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) APMG
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.44%) Tableau