Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £54,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Scrum Master
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 127 141
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 12 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 12
Edinburgh median annual salary £54,500 £53,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.83% +4.43% -15.42%
10th Percentile £43,125 £45,600 £47,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,600 £64,175
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2615 2226 2888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.29% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1460 1848
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,800 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Edinburgh

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Edinburgh region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Coaching
7 3 (25.00%) DevOps
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) Kanban
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
9 1 (8.33%) .NET
9 1 (8.33%) Linux
9 1 (8.33%) OO
9 1 (8.33%) Python
9 1 (8.33%) SAS
9 1 (8.33%) Lisp
9 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (8.33%) Perl

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (8.33%) SAS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Coaching
7 3 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (25.00%) DevOps
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (16.67%) Kanban
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
9 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (8.33%) OO
9 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Lisp
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree