Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 531 602
Rank change year-on-year +32 +71 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 353 309 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 305 267 264
London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,900 £47,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £82,850
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -4.17% +9.09%

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 66,164 66,673 78,512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 95.48% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54,089 55,267 68,005
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -9 55 £65,000 - 10
West London 0 21 £67,500 +12.50% 1
East London +20 15 £60,500 -10.37% 3
South London -23 6 £72,500 +7.41% 4
North London - 3 £65,000 - 1
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 353 (100.00%) Scrum
2 338 (95.75%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (37.68%) Coaching
4 102 (28.90%) Kanban
5 87 (24.65%) Finance
6 74 (20.96%) JIRA
7 66 (18.70%) TDD
8 65 (18.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 60 (17.00%) Project Management
10 53 (15.01%) Mentoring
11 52 (14.73%) Fintech
11 52 (14.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 47 (13.31%) BDD
13 41 (11.61%) Confluence
14 35 (9.92%) Retail
15 30 (8.50%) Banking
15 30 (8.50%) E-Commerce
15 30 (8.50%) SDLC
16 29 (8.22%) JavaScript
17 28 (7.93%) Java
17 28 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (7.65%) Degree
18 27 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
19 26 (7.37%) Waterfall
20 23 (6.52%) .NET
21 22 (6.23%) DevOps
21 22 (6.23%) User Stories
22 21 (5.95%) C#
23 18 (5.10%) Software Engineering

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 41 (11.61%) Confluence
2 10 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.55%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Ethereum
Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.13%) Internet
2 3 (0.85%) PPP
3 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.25%) MySQL
2 9 (2.55%) Apache Accumulo
2 9 (2.55%) Apache Hive
2 9 (2.55%) Hadoop
2 9 (2.55%) Impala
2 9 (2.55%) MongoDB
2 9 (2.55%) Sqoop
3 5 (1.42%) Big Data
4 4 (1.13%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.57%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (20.96%) JIRA
2 7 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.57%) JBehave
3 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.57%) Maven
3 2 (0.57%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.57%) Selenium
3 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (24.65%) Finance
2 35 (9.92%) Retail
3 30 (8.50%) Banking
4 15 (4.25%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.55%) Military
6 8 (2.27%) Marketing
6 8 (2.27%) Publishing
7 6 (1.70%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.42%) Law
8 5 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.13%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.52%) .NET
2 13 (3.68%) Velocity
3 11 (3.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (2.55%) Apache Camel
4 9 (2.55%) Hibernate
4 9 (2.55%) Java EE
4 9 (2.55%) jQuery
4 9 (2.55%) Middleware
4 9 (2.55%) Spring
5 5 (1.42%) RESTful
6 4 (1.13%) CSS
7 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.85%) Grails
8 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.57%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.57%) Laravel
8 2 (0.57%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.57%) REST
8 2 (0.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.73%) Fintech
2 15 (4.25%) User Experience
3 11 (3.12%) Online Gambling
4 10 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.55%) PKI
6 8 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.13%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.13%) Social Media
9 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.85%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.57%) Blog
10 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.97%) Linux
2 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.42%) Android
4 2 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (100.00%) Scrum
2 338 (95.75%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (37.68%) Coaching
4 102 (28.90%) Kanban
5 66 (18.70%) TDD
6 65 (18.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 60 (17.00%) Project Management
8 53 (15.01%) Mentoring
9 52 (14.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 47 (13.31%) BDD
11 30 (8.50%) E-Commerce
11 30 (8.50%) SDLC
12 28 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (7.37%) Waterfall
15 22 (6.23%) DevOps
15 22 (6.23%) User Stories
16 18 (5.10%) Decision-Making
16 18 (5.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.22%) JavaScript
2 28 (7.93%) Java
3 21 (5.95%) C#
4 13 (3.68%) SQL
5 12 (3.40%) C
6 10 (2.83%) Python
7 9 (2.55%) Perl
7 9 (2.55%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.55%) Ruby
8 4 (1.13%) PHP
9 3 (0.85%) C++
9 3 (0.85%) Groovy
10 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (7.65%) Degree
2 11 (3.12%) DV Cleared
2 11 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.55%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.42%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.13%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.13%) PMP
6 3 (0.85%) APMG
7 1 (0.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.40%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) PMO
3 1 (0.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (2.55%) Apache Flume
1 9 (2.55%) HDFS
1 9 (2.55%) Hyper-V
1 9 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.57%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (3.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.55%) Cloudera
2 9 (2.55%) Oracle
2 9 (2.55%) VMware
3 8 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (0.57%) Google
4 2 (0.57%) SAP
5 1 (0.28%) hybris
5 1 (0.28%) Tableau