The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum Master
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 155 159
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 11 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,380 £53,600 £34,472
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £55,000 £54,500
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2266 2736 3005
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.21% 95.07% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1703 1869
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,940 £58,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Scotland

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in Scotland

Scrum Master
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Glasgow +19 5 £55,000 -
Edinburgh +2 4 £54,300 -1.27% 4
Scrum Master
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Scotland region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
2 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (62.50%) TDD
3 20 (62.50%) Java
3 20 (62.50%) JIRA
4 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 18 (56.25%) Gherkin
4 18 (56.25%) Web Services
4 18 (56.25%) JBoss
4 18 (56.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 18 (56.25%) User Experience
5 4 (12.50%) SDLC
5 4 (12.50%) Kanban
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Finance
5 4 (12.50%) Maven
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Banking
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (6.25%) Teradata
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 18 (56.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) Ant
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) JBehave
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Gherkin
1 18 (56.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) CSS3
2 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) Spring
2 2 (6.25%) XMPP
3 1 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (3.13%) Laravel
3 1 (3.13%) Symfony
3 1 (3.13%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) PMI
2 2 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
2 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (62.50%) TDD
4 18 (56.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Kanban
5 4 (12.50%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Coaching
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Information Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Product Management
7 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (6.25%) Informatica
1 2 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (6.25%) Netezza
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
1 2 (6.25%) Tableau
1 2 (6.25%) Teradata
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