Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 245 275
Rank change year-on-year -23 +30 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 25 35 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.47% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.48% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 1
Manchester median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -43.75% +64.10%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,250 £85,000
North West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -30.77% +30.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7737 7270 7214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.47% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6433 6251 5998
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,801
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Manchester

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in Manchester

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in Manchester

Scrum Master
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 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
Rochdale - 4 £46,000 - 1
Salford - 4 £53,102 -
Stockport -3 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Scrum Master
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Kanban
3 12 (48.00%) Coaching
4 6 (24.00%) User Stories
4 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Velocity
7 3 (12.00%) JIRA
7 3 (12.00%) Games
7 3 (12.00%) C
7 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) ATDD
8 2 (8.00%) Confluence
8 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (8.00%) HTML
8 2 (8.00%) Java
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (8.00%) Finance
9 1 (4.00%) Legal
9 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.00%) Retail

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Basecamp
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Velocity
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
2 15 (60.00%) Kanban
3 12 (48.00%) Coaching
4 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (24.00%) User Stories
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) ATDD
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Business Process Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) DevOps
8 1 (4.00%) Gantt Chart
8 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow