Period
to 3 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 208 200
Rank change year-on-year +56 -8 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 9 21 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.31% 0.40% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.42% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 17
Median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -2.06% -11.82%
10th Percentile £58,750 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £55,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 2,764 5,000 5,484
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.35% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,776 3,336 3,760
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,124 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Scotland

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 6 months to 3 June 2020. 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
Edinburgh +42 6 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Glasgow +30 3 £62,500 +33.65%
Scrum Master
UK

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 Scotland region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) AWS
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Sprint Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Law
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
5 2 (22.22%) Product Backlog
5 2 (22.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora

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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) AWS
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Sprint Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Product Backlog
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Pega