The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 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 / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 241 219
Rank change year-on-year +16 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 9 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.35% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 23
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £55,000
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 South 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in the South West

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in the South West

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in the South West

Scrum Master
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Somerset -7 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Bristol -2 2 £65,000 -13.33% 6
Gloucestershire - 2 £51,250 -
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Scrum
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Coaching
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) Kanban
4 5 (29.41%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum-ban
6 3 (17.65%) Line Management
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Advertising
7 2 (11.76%) Games
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Process Management
8 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (5.88%) Information Security

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Scrum
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Coaching
3 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) Kanban
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Line Management
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum-ban
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
8 1 (5.88%) Information Security
8 1 (5.88%) People Management
8 1 (5.88%) Process Management
8 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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