Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 502 536 555
Rank change year-on-year +34 +19 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 374 316 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 321 279 321
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -3.23%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £83,000 £81,250
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 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Central London +37 61 £65,000 - 4
West London +34 39 £55,000 -4.35% 2
South London +5 14 £65,000 +4.00% 1
East London -11 3 £69,000 -8.00% 1
Scrum Master
England

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

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 London region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 374 (100.00%) Scrum
2 360 (96.26%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (37.97%) Kanban
4 116 (31.02%) Coaching
5 107 (28.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 98 (26.20%) TDD
7 80 (21.39%) JIRA
8 78 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (20.86%) Finance
9 65 (17.38%) User Stories
10 55 (14.71%) Test Automation
11 49 (13.10%) BDD
12 48 (12.83%) Velocity
13 45 (12.03%) ATDD
13 45 (12.03%) Project Management
14 43 (11.50%) Mentoring
15 42 (11.23%) Retail
16 41 (10.96%) Banking
17 40 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (10.70%) QA
18 38 (10.16%) Fintech
19 32 (8.56%) Software Delivery
20 30 (8.02%) SDLC
20 30 (8.02%) Games
20 30 (8.02%) Software Engineering
20 30 (8.02%) Feature Driven Development
21 29 (7.75%) Change Management
21 29 (7.75%) DevOps
22 27 (7.22%) Degree
23 26 (6.95%) Mobile App

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 21 (5.61%) Confluence
2 11 (2.94%) CMS
3 4 (1.07%) nginx
4 3 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.80%) EPiServer
4 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.53%) Apache
5 2 (0.53%) IIS
5 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.60%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) BASE24
1 3 (0.80%) Eloqua
1 3 (0.80%) Postilion
1 3 (0.80%) SessionCam
1 3 (0.80%) Social Studio
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.14%) GitHub
3 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.34%) Internet
2 3 (0.80%) ATM
2 3 (0.80%) Wireless
3 1 (0.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.74%) Blockchain
2 7 (1.87%) Big Data
2 7 (1.87%) MySQL
3 5 (1.34%) Mixpanel
4 4 (1.07%) BigQuery
4 4 (1.07%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.07%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (21.39%) JIRA
2 8 (2.14%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.53%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.27%) Geb
6 1 (0.27%) Gradle
6 1 (0.27%) Grunt
6 1 (0.27%) JBehave
6 1 (0.27%) JUnit
6 1 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.27%) Mockito
6 1 (0.27%) Selenium
6 1 (0.27%) Spock
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (20.86%) Finance
2 42 (11.23%) Retail
3 41 (10.96%) Banking
4 30 (8.02%) Games
5 24 (6.42%) Financial Institution
6 19 (5.08%) Marketing
7 10 (2.67%) Publishing
8 8 (2.14%) Advertising
9 5 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.80%) Back Office
11 3 (0.80%) Law
12 2 (0.53%) Automotive
12 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.83%) Velocity
2 25 (6.68%) .NET
3 16 (4.28%) HTML
4 13 (3.48%) CSS
5 10 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (2.41%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.87%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.87%) Entity Framework
7 7 (1.87%) Node.js
7 7 (1.87%) REST
8 6 (1.60%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.34%) HTML5
10 4 (1.07%) Java EE
11 3 (0.80%) Ajax
11 3 (0.80%) Grails
11 3 (0.80%) React
11 3 (0.80%) Redux
11 3 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (0.80%) WCF
12 2 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.16%) Fintech
2 26 (6.95%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.55%) User Experience
4 15 (4.01%) Tandem
5 14 (3.74%) Fixed Income
6 12 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.67%) Social Media
8 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.34%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.34%) Equities
10 4 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.80%) EFT
11 3 (0.80%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.27%) BBC
13 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.27%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.60%) Linux
2 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (100.00%) Scrum
2 360 (96.26%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (37.97%) Kanban
4 116 (31.02%) Coaching
5 107 (28.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 98 (26.20%) TDD
7 78 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (17.38%) User Stories
9 55 (14.71%) Test Automation
10 49 (13.10%) BDD
11 45 (12.03%) ATDD
11 45 (12.03%) Project Management
12 43 (11.50%) Mentoring
13 40 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (8.56%) Software Delivery
15 30 (8.02%) Feature Driven Development
15 30 (8.02%) SDLC
15 30 (8.02%) Software Engineering
16 29 (7.75%) Change Management
16 29 (7.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.88%) C#
1 22 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 17 (4.55%) Java
3 9 (2.41%) SQL
4 6 (1.60%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.34%) C
5 5 (1.34%) PHP
6 4 (1.07%) Groovy
7 2 (0.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.53%) Python
8 1 (0.27%) Ruby
8 1 (0.27%) Scala
8 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (7.22%) Degree
2 15 (4.01%) PMI Certification
2 15 (4.01%) PMP
3 9 (2.41%) APMG
4 6 (1.60%) ISEB
4 6 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.80%) CBAP
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.70%) QA
2 10 (2.67%) PMO
3 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (3.21%) Cadence
1 12 (3.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.14%) Google
3 5 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (0.80%) Adobe
4 3 (0.80%) Alias
4 3 (0.80%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.80%) Hootsuite
4 3 (0.80%) Marketo
4 3 (0.80%) Optimizely
4 3 (0.80%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
4 3 (0.80%) StatPro
5 2 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle
6 1 (0.27%) ATG
6 1 (0.27%) OpenText
6 1 (0.27%) Pega
6 1 (0.27%) Sybase
6 1 (0.27%) Yahoo!