The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £53,602 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 229 252
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 27 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.14% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.14% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 2
Median salary £53,602 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.00% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 5576 6456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.83% 97.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4681 5205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Scrum Master in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in the North West

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in the North West

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in the North West

Scrum Master
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 22 £53,602 +34.00% 2
Cheshire - 3 £60,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North West region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Scrum
2 60 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (41.94%) Java
4 23 (37.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (27.42%) SDLC
6 15 (24.19%) Kanban
6 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
7 14 (22.58%) TDD
8 13 (20.97%) Coaching
9 11 (17.74%) DevOps
9 11 (17.74%) Project Management
9 11 (17.74%) iPad
9 11 (17.74%) Degree
10 10 (16.13%) PHP
10 10 (16.13%) SQL
10 10 (16.13%) .NET
11 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
12 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
13 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
13 7 (11.29%) BDD
13 7 (11.29%) C#
13 7 (11.29%) Finance
13 7 (11.29%) User Experience
13 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
14 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
14 6 (9.68%) Analytics
14 6 (9.68%) Apache Pig
14 6 (9.68%) User Stories

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (9.68%) Apache Pig
1 6 (9.68%) Apache Spark
1 6 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.68%) Apache Hive
2 6 (9.68%) Big Data
2 6 (9.68%) Hadoop
2 6 (9.68%) MySQL
2 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Military
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 6 (9.68%) Apache Camel
2 6 (9.68%) CSS
2 6 (9.68%) CSS3
2 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
2 6 (9.68%) HTML
2 6 (9.68%) HTML5
2 6 (9.68%) Java EE
2 6 (9.68%) jQuery
2 6 (9.68%) Middleware
2 6 (9.68%) Node.js
2 6 (9.68%) Spring
3 4 (6.45%) Velocity
4 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) iPad
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) User Experience
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
1 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Scrum
2 60 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (27.42%) SDLC
5 15 (24.19%) Kanban
5 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
6 14 (22.58%) TDD
7 13 (20.97%) Coaching
8 11 (17.74%) DevOps
8 11 (17.74%) Project Management
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.29%) BDD
11 6 (9.68%) Analytics
11 6 (9.68%) Data Analytics
11 6 (9.68%) Information Security
11 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
11 6 (9.68%) User Stories
11 6 (9.68%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) PHP
2 10 (16.13%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) C
5 6 (9.68%) Perl
5 6 (9.68%) Python
5 6 (9.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
1 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
1 6 (9.68%) VMware
2 4 (6.45%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.23%) Aquila
3 2 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook
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