Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 521 538 580
Rank change year-on-year +17 +42 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 312 294 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 281 258 271
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% -0.87% +4.55%

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 66,676 67,687 81,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.91% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,992 57,953 69,386
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -8 46 £65,000 +4.00% 7
West London +33 24 £57,500 +12.20% 8
South London -2 12 £65,000 +4.00% 1
East London +2 8 £58,500 -24.52% 3
North London -3 1 £65,000 -10.34%
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 312 (100.00%) Scrum
2 299 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (36.86%) Kanban
4 108 (34.62%) Coaching
5 79 (25.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 74 (23.72%) Finance
7 68 (21.79%) JIRA
8 66 (21.15%) TDD
9 49 (15.71%) BDD
9 49 (15.71%) Mentoring
10 47 (15.06%) Project Management
11 44 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (13.46%) Banking
12 42 (13.46%) User Stories
13 39 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (10.90%) SDLC
15 33 (10.58%) Retail
16 32 (10.26%) Fintech
16 32 (10.26%) Feature Driven Development
17 26 (8.33%) Confluence
17 26 (8.33%) E-Commerce
18 25 (8.01%) Mobile App
18 25 (8.01%) Software Delivery
19 24 (7.69%) Change Management
20 23 (7.37%) Software Engineering
20 23 (7.37%) Velocity
21 22 (7.05%) Test Automation
21 22 (7.05%) Degree
21 22 (7.05%) Financial Institution
21 22 (7.05%) PRINCE2

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 26 (8.33%) Confluence
2 3 (0.96%) nginx
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (3.21%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.28%) SaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.49%) Blockchain
2 9 (2.88%) MySQL
3 3 (0.96%) Big Data
3 3 (0.96%) BigQuery
3 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.32%) Mixpanel
5 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 68 (21.79%) JIRA
2 4 (1.28%) JBehave
2 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.28%) Maven
2 4 (1.28%) Selenium
3 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (23.72%) Finance
2 42 (13.46%) Banking
3 33 (10.58%) Retail
4 22 (7.05%) Financial Institution
5 19 (6.09%) Games
6 13 (4.17%) Marketing
7 7 (2.24%) Advertising
7 7 (2.24%) Publishing
8 5 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.28%) Law
10 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
11 1 (0.32%) Front Office
11 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.37%) Velocity
2 17 (5.45%) .NET
3 4 (1.28%) XMPP
4 3 (0.96%) Grails
4 3 (0.96%) Java EE
4 3 (0.96%) Node.js
5 2 (0.64%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.32%) Ajax
6 1 (0.32%) Akka
6 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) Kafka
6 1 (0.32%) Laravel
6 1 (0.32%) REST
6 1 (0.32%) Sass
6 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.26%) Fintech
2 25 (8.01%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.53%) User Experience
4 9 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.88%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.24%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.60%) Online Gambling
7 5 (1.60%) Social Media
8 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.96%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.64%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.32%) BBC
10 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.32%) FMCG
10 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.32%) PMI
10 1 (0.32%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.53%) Linux
2 3 (0.96%) Android
2 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (100.00%) Scrum
2 299 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (36.86%) Kanban
4 108 (34.62%) Coaching
5 79 (25.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 66 (21.15%) TDD
7 49 (15.71%) BDD
7 49 (15.71%) Mentoring
8 47 (15.06%) Project Management
9 44 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (13.46%) User Stories
11 39 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (10.90%) SDLC
13 32 (10.26%) Feature Driven Development
14 26 (8.33%) E-Commerce
15 25 (8.01%) Software Delivery
16 24 (7.69%) Change Management
17 23 (7.37%) Software Engineering
18 22 (7.05%) PRINCE2
18 22 (7.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.77%) Java
2 14 (4.49%) C#
3 10 (3.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.92%) C
5 4 (1.28%) PHP
5 4 (1.28%) Python
6 3 (0.96%) Groovy
7 1 (0.32%) Scala
7 1 (0.32%) SQL
7 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.05%) Degree
2 17 (5.45%) PMI Certification
2 17 (5.45%) PMP
3 11 (3.53%) APMG
4 6 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.09%) QA
2 4 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.28%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Mesos
1 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.60%) Google
3 4 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (0.96%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.64%) ATG
5 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.32%) OpenText
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle
6 1 (0.32%) PayPal
6 1 (0.32%) Pega
6 1 (0.32%) Sybase
6 1 (0.32%) Yahoo!