Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 451 558
Rank change year-on-year +32 +107 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 137 137 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.40% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 145 126 87
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +16.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,500 £44,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £70,000
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in the South East

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in the South East

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in the South East

Scrum Master
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Surrey +33 45 £53,750 -10.42%
Thames Valley -10 36 £55,000 +2.33% 7
Hampshire +13 32 £53,750 +2.38% 2
Berkshire +14 27 £52,500 -4.55%
West Sussex +11 12 £50,000 -16.67% 1
East Sussex +4 12 £50,000 -28.57%
Oxfordshire +2 9 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £52,000 -3.26% 2
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 137 (100.00%) Scrum
2 134 (97.81%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.12%) Finance
4 38 (27.74%) JIRA
5 31 (22.63%) Confluence
6 27 (19.71%) Kanban
7 24 (17.52%) User Stories
7 24 (17.52%) Coaching
8 23 (16.79%) Project Management
9 22 (16.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (15.33%) Test Automation
11 18 (13.14%) Mentoring
12 14 (10.22%) Agile Project Management
12 14 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (10.22%) Waterfall
12 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.49%) C#
13 13 (9.49%) SDLC
14 12 (8.76%) TDD
15 10 (7.30%) Degree
15 10 (7.30%) Java
15 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
15 10 (7.30%) Big Data
16 9 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (6.57%) BDD
16 9 (6.57%) .NET
16 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
16 9 (6.57%) Banking
17 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
17 8 (5.84%) Computer Science

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 31 (22.63%) Confluence
2 7 (5.11%) CMS
2 7 (5.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) Big Data
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (27.74%) JIRA
2 9 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.11%) NUnit
4 6 (4.38%) VersionOne
General
1 44 (32.12%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) Military
4 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.46%) Automotive
4 2 (1.46%) Games
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.73%) CSS
2 1 (0.73%) HTML
2 1 (0.73%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
1 8 (5.84%) Virtual Team
2 7 (5.11%) User Experience
3 6 (4.38%) Fintech
4 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.46%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.46%) PMI
5 1 (0.73%) BBC
5 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.46%) Linux
1 2 (1.46%) Solaris
1 2 (1.46%) Unix
1 2 (1.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (100.00%) Scrum
2 134 (97.81%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.71%) Kanban
4 24 (17.52%) Coaching
4 24 (17.52%) User Stories
5 23 (16.79%) Project Management
6 22 (16.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (15.33%) Test Automation
8 18 (13.14%) Mentoring
9 14 (10.22%) Agile Project Management
9 14 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (10.22%) Waterfall
10 13 (9.49%) SDLC
11 12 (8.76%) TDD
12 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
13 9 (6.57%) BDD
14 7 (5.11%) E-business
15 6 (4.38%) Collaborative Working
15 6 (4.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.49%) C#
2 10 (7.30%) Java
3 6 (4.38%) C
4 2 (1.46%) C++
4 2 (1.46%) Embedded C
4 2 (1.46%) Embedded C++
4 2 (1.46%) Perl
4 2 (1.46%) Python
4 2 (1.46%) Ruby
5 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.46%) APMG
3 2 (1.46%) PMP
4 1 (0.73%) APMP
4 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.11%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.65%) Google
4 4 (2.92%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.46%) BT
5 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.46%) TOWER Software