Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £66,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 492 519 564
Rank change year-on-year +27 +45 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 345 366 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 269 318 296
London median annual salary £66,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.83% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £83,375
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 65,630 71,257 76,032
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 94.80% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53,436 55,799 66,074
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 62 £62,500 -3.85% 9
West London 0 14 £63,750 +6.25% 2
South London -14 9 £61,250 -19.67% 3
East London - 3 £42,500 - 2
North London - 1 £55,000 - 1
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 345 (100.00%) Scrum
2 335 (97.10%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (37.39%) Coaching
4 88 (25.51%) Kanban
5 79 (22.90%) Finance
6 74 (21.45%) Project Management
6 74 (21.45%) JIRA
7 73 (21.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 67 (19.42%) Mentoring
9 54 (15.65%) TDD
10 44 (12.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 41 (11.88%) User Stories
12 40 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (11.01%) Banking
13 38 (11.01%) Fintech
14 35 (10.14%) Confluence
15 33 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (9.28%) E-Commerce
17 31 (8.99%) BDD
17 31 (8.99%) SDLC
18 27 (7.83%) Retail
19 26 (7.54%) Java
19 26 (7.54%) Waterfall
19 26 (7.54%) Decision-Making
20 25 (7.25%) Velocity
21 23 (6.67%) Degree
21 23 (6.67%) Test Automation
22 21 (6.09%) Problem-Solving
23 20 (5.80%) Open Source
24 19 (5.51%) Feature Driven Development

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 35 (10.14%) Confluence
2 10 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.61%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.90%) Hadoop
2 9 (2.61%) Apache Accumulo
2 9 (2.61%) Apache Hive
2 9 (2.61%) Impala
2 9 (2.61%) MongoDB
2 9 (2.61%) Sqoop
3 6 (1.74%) Big Data
3 6 (1.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.58%) MySQL
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 74 (21.45%) JIRA
2 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 79 (22.90%) Finance
2 38 (11.01%) Banking
3 27 (7.83%) Retail
4 17 (4.93%) Games
5 16 (4.64%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.61%) Law
7 9 (2.61%) Military
8 7 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.16%) Advertising
10 4 (1.16%) Billing
10 4 (1.16%) Publishing
10 4 (1.16%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.87%) Marketing
12 2 (0.58%) Back Office
12 2 (0.58%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.29%) Automotive
13 1 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.25%) Velocity
2 16 (4.64%) .NET
3 11 (3.19%) jQuery
4 9 (2.61%) Apache Camel
4 9 (2.61%) Hibernate
4 9 (2.61%) Java EE
4 9 (2.61%) Middleware
4 9 (2.61%) Spring
4 9 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (0.87%) Grails
6 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.58%) Kafka
6 2 (0.58%) RESTful
7 1 (0.29%) ATL
7 1 (0.29%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.01%) Fintech
2 16 (4.64%) User Experience
3 15 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.61%) PKI
7 8 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.87%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.58%) Blog
11 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.58%) Derivative
11 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.58%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.58%) Social Media
12 1 (0.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.90%) Apple iOS
2 9 (2.61%) Linux
3 7 (2.03%) Android
4 2 (0.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (100.00%) Scrum
2 335 (97.10%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (37.39%) Coaching
4 88 (25.51%) Kanban
5 74 (21.45%) Project Management
6 73 (21.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 67 (19.42%) Mentoring
8 54 (15.65%) TDD
9 44 (12.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 41 (11.88%) User Stories
11 40 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (9.28%) E-Commerce
14 31 (8.99%) BDD
14 31 (8.99%) SDLC
15 26 (7.54%) Decision-Making
15 26 (7.54%) Waterfall
16 23 (6.67%) Test Automation
17 21 (6.09%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (5.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.54%) Java
2 18 (5.22%) SQL
3 13 (3.77%) C
3 13 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.48%) C#
5 9 (2.61%) Perl
5 9 (2.61%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.61%) Python
5 9 (2.61%) Ruby
6 3 (0.87%) Groovy
7 2 (0.58%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 23 (6.67%) Degree
2 18 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.61%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.74%) PMP
6 4 (1.16%) APMG
7 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.48%) QA
2 5 (1.45%) PMO
3 2 (0.58%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (2.61%) Apache Flume
1 9 (2.61%) HDFS
1 9 (2.61%) Hyper-V
1 9 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (3.77%) Atlassian
1 13 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.61%) Cloudera
2 9 (2.61%) Oracle
2 9 (2.61%) VMware
3 5 (1.45%) Tableau
4 4 (1.16%) Adobe
5 3 (0.87%) Ab Initio
5 3 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (0.87%) Talend
6 2 (0.58%) Google
6 2 (0.58%) Sony
7 1 (0.29%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) SAP