Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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

Scrum Master
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 448 531 545
Rank change year-on-year +83 +14 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 370 344 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 283 299 279
London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
England 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 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 63,449 70,382 71,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.77% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 52,082 55,791 61,160
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in London

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in London

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in London

Scrum Master
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Central London +12 68 £63,750 -1.92% 4
South London +17 33 £60,000 -7.69% 4
West London +7 13 £55,000 - 3
East London +6 3 £50,000 -0.99%
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 London region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 370 (100.00%) Scrum
2 357 (96.49%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (31.62%) Kanban
4 113 (30.54%) Coaching
5 99 (26.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 99 (26.76%) JIRA
6 85 (22.97%) Project Management
7 62 (16.76%) Finance
7 62 (16.76%) Mentoring
8 59 (15.95%) User Stories
8 59 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (14.86%) TDD
9 55 (14.86%) Agile Coaching
10 53 (14.32%) Fintech
11 49 (13.24%) Confluence
12 46 (12.43%) Decision-Making
13 42 (11.35%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 41 (11.08%) SDLC
15 39 (10.54%) Test Automation
16 35 (9.46%) Velocity
17 34 (9.19%) E-Commerce
18 32 (8.65%) Burndown Charts
19 31 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
20 30 (8.11%) Games
20 30 (8.11%) Degree
21 29 (7.84%) Software Delivery
22 26 (7.03%) Feature Driven Development
23 25 (6.76%) Retail
24 24 (6.49%) DevOps
25 23 (6.22%) Banking

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 49 (13.24%) Confluence
2 3 (0.81%) IIS
3 2 (0.54%) CMS
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.08%) SaaS
5 3 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.81%) IaaS
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) Slack
7 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.70%) Firewall
2 9 (2.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.54%) Big Data
3 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.27%) Impala
4 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 99 (26.76%) JIRA
2 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 62 (16.76%) Finance
2 30 (8.11%) Games
3 25 (6.76%) Retail
4 23 (6.22%) Banking
5 10 (2.70%) Advertising
6 9 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.62%) Marketing
8 5 (1.35%) Law
9 4 (1.08%) Billing
10 3 (0.81%) Publishing
10 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Back Office
11 2 (0.54%) Electronics
11 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Legal
11 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Front Office
12 1 (0.27%) Military
12 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.46%) Velocity
2 13 (3.51%) .NET
3 4 (1.08%) jQuery
4 3 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.54%) Grails
5 2 (0.54%) HTML
5 2 (0.54%) Middleware
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.27%) CGI
6 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.27%) HTML5
6 1 (0.27%) Java EE
6 1 (0.27%) Kafka
6 1 (0.27%) Spring
6 1 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.32%) Fintech
2 20 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.78%) User Experience
5 11 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.70%) Robotics
7 9 (2.43%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.54%) Derivative
11 2 (0.54%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.54%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.54%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.27%) FMCG
12 1 (0.27%) Online Games
12 1 (0.27%) PKI
12 1 (0.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.97%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.16%) Android
3 4 (1.08%) Windows
4 2 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (100.00%) Scrum
2 357 (96.49%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (31.62%) Kanban
4 113 (30.54%) Coaching
5 99 (26.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 85 (22.97%) Project Management
7 62 (16.76%) Mentoring
8 59 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (15.95%) User Stories
9 55 (14.86%) Agile Coaching
9 55 (14.86%) TDD
10 46 (12.43%) Decision-Making
11 42 (11.35%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 41 (11.08%) SDLC
13 39 (10.54%) Test Automation
14 34 (9.19%) E-Commerce
15 32 (8.65%) Burndown Charts
16 31 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (7.84%) Software Delivery
18 26 (7.03%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.05%) Java
2 12 (3.24%) C#
3 9 (2.43%) SQL
4 2 (0.54%) C
4 2 (0.54%) C++
4 2 (0.54%) Groovy
4 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.54%) PHP
5 1 (0.27%) Java 8
5 1 (0.27%) Perl
5 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.27%) Python
5 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (8.11%) Degree
2 19 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.24%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.70%) PMP
5 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.81%) APMG
7 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.78%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) PMO
3 3 (0.81%) GDPR
4 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) PSD2
5 1 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.27%) HDFS
1 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (4.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.89%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.08%) Adobe
3 4 (1.08%) ForgeRock
3 4 (1.08%) Tableau
4 3 (0.81%) Ab Initio
4 3 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (0.81%) Talend
5 2 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (0.54%) Google
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle
5 2 (0.54%) SAP
5 2 (0.54%) Sony
6 1 (0.27%) Apple
6 1 (0.27%) Cadence
6 1 (0.27%) Facebook
6 1 (0.27%) IBM
6 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.27%) VMware
6 1 (0.27%) Workday