Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 653 719
Rank change year-on-year +57 +66 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 686 631 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 614 546 578
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,125 £38,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in England

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in England

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in England

Scrum Master
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
London +53 370 £65,000 +4.00% 19
South East +58 137 £52,500 - 10
North of England +45 99 £46,000 +2.22% 13
Yorkshire +51 50 £47,500 +5.56% 8
North West -16 46 £46,000 +2.22% 4
Midlands +51 37 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands +31 29 £55,000 +10.00% 4
South West +14 25 £47,500 -6.86% 6
East of England -27 20 £58,750 -2.08% 3
East Midlands +35 8 £55,000 +4.76% 3
North East +5 3 £45,221 -5.58% 1
Scrum Master
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 686 (100.00%) Scrum
2 662 (96.50%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (33.09%) Kanban
4 184 (26.82%) Coaching
5 173 (25.22%) Finance
6 149 (21.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 144 (20.99%) JIRA
8 135 (19.68%) TDD
9 105 (15.31%) User Stories
10 101 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
11 93 (13.56%) Project Management
12 88 (12.83%) Test Automation
13 81 (11.81%) SDLC
14 76 (11.08%) BDD
15 74 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 73 (10.64%) Mentoring
17 70 (10.20%) Velocity
18 66 (9.62%) Confluence
19 60 (8.75%) Banking
20 52 (7.58%) Retail
21 50 (7.29%) Waterfall
21 50 (7.29%) Java
22 46 (6.71%) Degree
22 46 (6.71%) DevOps
22 46 (6.71%) ATDD
22 46 (6.71%) Fintech
23 45 (6.56%) C#
24 44 (6.41%) QA
24 44 (6.41%) Software Delivery
25 42 (6.12%) Software Engineering

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 66 (9.62%) Confluence
2 18 (2.62%) CMS
3 10 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (0.58%) nginx
4 4 (0.58%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.44%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.44%) IIS
6 2 (0.29%) Apache
6 2 (0.29%) JBoss
6 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.44%) SessionCam
2 3 (0.44%) Social Studio
3 2 (0.29%) BASE24
3 2 (0.29%) Postilion
4 1 (0.15%) Exstream
4 1 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.17%) GitHub
4 7 (1.02%) SaaS
5 3 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.73%) Internet
2 3 (0.44%) Wireless
3 2 (0.29%) ATM
4 1 (0.15%) HTTP
4 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.62%) Big Data
1 18 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.19%) MySQL
3 14 (2.04%) Blockchain
4 8 (1.17%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.73%) Mixpanel
6 4 (0.58%) BigQuery
6 4 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.58%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 144 (20.99%) JIRA
2 21 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.31%) Selenium
5 7 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.02%) NUnit
5 7 (1.02%) WebDriver
6 6 (0.87%) Maven
7 5 (0.73%) VersionOne
8 4 (0.58%) Subversion
8 4 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.29%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.29%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.15%) Gradle
10 1 (0.15%) Grunt
10 1 (0.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.15%) Mockito
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 173 (25.22%) Finance
2 60 (8.75%) Banking
3 52 (7.58%) Retail
4 33 (4.81%) Games
5 26 (3.79%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.92%) Marketing
7 12 (1.75%) Publishing
8 10 (1.46%) Advertising
9 6 (0.87%) Automotive
10 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.58%) Military
12 3 (0.44%) Back Office
12 3 (0.44%) Law
12 3 (0.44%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Legal
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (10.20%) Velocity
2 40 (5.83%) .NET
3 24 (3.50%) HTML
4 18 (2.62%) CSS
5 14 (2.04%) REST
6 11 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.46%) AngularJS
7 10 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (1.46%) Hibernate
7 10 (1.46%) Spring
8 8 (1.17%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.17%) JPA
9 7 (1.02%) Entity Framework
9 7 (1.02%) HTML5
9 7 (1.02%) J2EE
9 7 (1.02%) Node.js
9 7 (1.02%) Web Services
10 5 (0.73%) SOAP
10 5 (0.73%) Spring MVC
11 4 (0.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.71%) Fintech
2 35 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 28 (4.08%) User Experience
4 25 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.92%) Virtual Team
6 15 (2.19%) Tandem
7 14 (2.04%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.31%) Social Media
10 7 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.73%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.73%) Equities
12 5 (0.73%) PMI
13 4 (0.58%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.44%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.44%) Reinsurance
15 2 (0.29%) BBC
15 2 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
15 2 (0.29%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.31%) Linux
2 3 (0.44%) Unix
2 3 (0.44%) Windows
3 2 (0.29%) Solaris
4 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (100.00%) Scrum
2 662 (96.50%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (33.09%) Kanban
4 184 (26.82%) Coaching
5 149 (21.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 135 (19.68%) TDD
7 105 (15.31%) User Stories
8 101 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
9 93 (13.56%) Project Management
10 88 (12.83%) Test Automation
11 81 (11.81%) SDLC
12 76 (11.08%) BDD
13 74 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 73 (10.64%) Mentoring
15 50 (7.29%) Waterfall
16 46 (6.71%) ATDD
16 46 (6.71%) DevOps
17 44 (6.41%) Software Delivery
18 42 (6.12%) Software Engineering
19 41 (5.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 50 (7.29%) Java
2 45 (6.56%) C#
3 34 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 18 (2.62%) SQL
5 14 (2.04%) C
6 9 (1.31%) PHP
7 7 (1.02%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.58%) C++
8 4 (0.58%) Groovy
8 4 (0.58%) Python
8 4 (0.58%) Ruby
9 2 (0.29%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.29%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.15%) Scala
10 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.15%) VB
10 1 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 46 (6.71%) Degree
2 21 (3.06%) PMI Certification
3 18 (2.62%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.48%) PMP
5 14 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.75%) ISEB
7 11 (1.60%) APMG
7 11 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.44%) CBAP
9 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.15%) APMP
11 1 (0.15%) OCP
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.41%) QA
2 11 (1.60%) PMO
3 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.02%) Ansible
1 7 (1.02%) Puppet
2 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (3.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.62%) Google
3 15 (2.19%) Oracle
4 12 (1.75%) Cadence
5 10 (1.46%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.31%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.58%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.58%) Facebook
9 3 (0.44%) Adobe
9 3 (0.44%) Alias
9 3 (0.44%) CA
9 3 (0.44%) Hootsuite
9 3 (0.44%) Marketo
9 3 (0.44%) Optimizely
9 3 (0.44%) Pega
9 3 (0.44%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (0.44%) StatPro
10 2 (0.29%) HP
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat