Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 321 358
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 30 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.26% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 5
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -30.77% +30.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,500 £44,500
90th Percentile £63,125 £61,250 £85,000
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12315 11862 12696
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.36% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9857 9989 10442
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,008
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 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
Manchester -21 20 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Cheshire -17 10 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 30 (100.00%) Scrum
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Kanban
3 11 (36.67%) Coaching
4 10 (33.33%) SDLC
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) JIRA
7 4 (13.33%) Velocity
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Confluence
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Legal
8 3 (10.00%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
8 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) User Stories
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
9 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.67%) Games
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.67%) TDD
9 2 (6.67%) Banking
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.67%) Project Governance

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 3 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Velocity
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (100.00%) Scrum
2 17 (56.67%) Kanban
3 11 (36.67%) Coaching
4 10 (33.33%) SDLC
5 8 (26.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) User Stories
9 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) Project Governance
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) TDD
9 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
10 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.33%) Facebook
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) HP