The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
UK
Rank 578 644 626
Rank change year-on-year +66 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 292 308 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 233 255 289
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in the UK

Scrum Master
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in the UK

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in the UK

Scrum Master
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +95 275 £58,000 -3.33% 46
London +51 126 £62,500 - 20
South East +59 41 £55,000 -8.33% 5
North West -3 27 £52,205 +30.51% 4
Yorkshire +40 25 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Surrey +73 23 £55,000 - 4
Manchester -9 23 £52,205 +30.51% 3
West Yorkshire +26 22 £60,000 +9.09% 3
East of England +17 22 £52,500 -30.00% 2
West Midlands +30 21 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Cambridgeshire - 15 £52,500 - 1
Leeds +18 12 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Scotland +14 12 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South West +7 12 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Birmingham - 10 £50,000 - 3
Reigate - 10 £55,000 -
Halifax - 10 £60,000 - 1
Cambridge - 10 £52,500 - 1
Glasgow +23 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
City of London +39 8 £60,000 -2.04% 6
Hampshire +14 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Somerset -6 8 £47,500 +11.76%
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £40,000 - 2
Bath -3 5 £65,000 +52.94%
Peterborough - 5 - -
Bedfordshire +3 4 £45,000 -21.73%
Luton -3 4 £45,000 -21.73%
Bromley - 4 £45,000 -
Solihull - 4 £51,500 -
Kent +18 3 £60,000 -4.00%

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 602 (100.00%) Scrum
2 575 (95.51%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (35.38%) Kanban
4 139 (23.09%) Coaching
5 133 (22.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 121 (20.10%) TDD
7 118 (19.60%) Finance
8 113 (18.77%) Project Management
9 107 (17.77%) Java
10 96 (15.95%) JIRA
11 85 (14.12%) SDLC
12 81 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (11.79%) User Stories
14 64 (10.63%) Mentoring
15 63 (10.47%) BDD
16 62 (10.30%) Waterfall
17 58 (9.63%) DevOps
18 55 (9.14%) Software Engineering
19 44 (7.31%) Degree
20 43 (7.14%) Software Delivery
21 41 (6.81%) User Experience
21 41 (6.81%) Velocity
22 39 (6.48%) .NET
22 39 (6.48%) E-Commerce
23 38 (6.31%) C#
24 37 (6.15%) Confluence
25 35 (5.81%) Product Management
26 33 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
26 33 (5.48%) Minimum Viable Product
27 32 (5.32%) Line Management

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 37 (6.15%) Confluence
2 21 (3.49%) JBoss
3 13 (2.16%) Apache
4 11 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.33%) CMS
6 6 (1.00%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.00%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.50%) IIS
8 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.33%) Liferay
10 1 (0.17%) nginx
10 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Mingle
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) BASE24
1 1 (0.17%) Postilion
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.16%) Trello
2 10 (1.66%) SaaS
3 6 (1.00%) GitHub
4 3 (0.50%) IaaS
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.17%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.33%) Broadband
2 2 (0.33%) Skype
3 1 (0.17%) ATM
3 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.32%) MySQL
2 11 (1.83%) Big Data
2 11 (1.83%) MongoDB
3 10 (1.66%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (1.50%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.50%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.00%) Apache Hive
7 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.33%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.17%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.17%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.17%) QlikView
9 1 (0.17%) Redis
9 1 (0.17%) Riak
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 96 (15.95%) JIRA
2 17 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.82%) JIRA Agile
3 15 (2.49%) Maven
4 12 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.83%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.83%) Selenium
7 4 (0.66%) CA Flowdock
8 3 (0.50%) JBehave
8 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.33%) Ant
9 2 (0.33%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.33%) Subversion
9 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.17%) Grunt
10 1 (0.17%) JUnit
10 1 (0.17%) VersionOne
10 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (19.60%) Finance
2 23 (3.82%) Retail
3 21 (3.49%) Banking
4 16 (2.66%) Games
5 15 (2.49%) Financial Institution
5 15 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.99%) Marketing
7 11 (1.83%) Automotive
8 9 (1.50%) Publishing
9 6 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.00%) Military
10 4 (0.66%) Legal
11 3 (0.50%) Advertising
11 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Law
11 3 (0.50%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.81%) Velocity
2 39 (6.48%) .NET
3 25 (4.15%) HTML
4 24 (3.99%) Web Services
5 22 (3.65%) CSS
6 19 (3.16%) Gherkin
7 18 (2.99%) Spring
8 15 (2.49%) ASP.NET
9 13 (2.16%) LAMP
9 13 (2.16%) Node.js
10 10 (1.66%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (1.66%) CSS3
10 10 (1.66%) HTML5
10 10 (1.66%) Struts
11 9 (1.50%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.33%) Hibernate
12 8 (1.33%) jQuery
12 8 (1.33%) XML
13 6 (1.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.81%) User Experience
2 33 (5.48%) Minimum Viable Product
3 28 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 22 (3.65%) Fintech
5 20 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.99%) Wiki
8 11 (1.83%) iPad
8 11 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.83%) Social Media
11 4 (0.66%) IPTV
11 4 (0.66%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.33%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.33%) PMI
13 2 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.17%) Credit Risk
14 1 (0.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.65%) Apple iOS
1 22 (3.65%) Linux
2 10 (1.66%) Android
3 9 (1.50%) Unix
3 9 (1.50%) Windows
4 6 (1.00%) Solaris
5 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (100.00%) Scrum
2 575 (95.51%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (35.38%) Kanban
4 139 (23.09%) Coaching
5 133 (22.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 121 (20.10%) TDD
7 113 (18.77%) Project Management
8 85 (14.12%) SDLC
9 81 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (11.79%) User Stories
11 64 (10.63%) Mentoring
12 63 (10.47%) BDD
13 62 (10.30%) Waterfall
14 58 (9.63%) DevOps
15 55 (9.14%) Software Engineering
16 43 (7.14%) Software Delivery
17 39 (6.48%) E-Commerce
18 35 (5.81%) Product Management
19 33 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
20 32 (5.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (17.77%) Java
2 38 (6.31%) C#
3 32 (5.32%) PHP
4 28 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.99%) Perl
6 23 (3.82%) C
7 21 (3.49%) SQL
8 19 (3.16%) Python
9 18 (2.99%) C++
10 15 (2.49%) Ruby
11 8 (1.33%) Scala
12 5 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.17%) Go
14 1 (0.17%) Haskell
14 1 (0.17%) Lua
Qualifications
1 44 (7.31%) Degree
2 27 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.33%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.00%) APMG
4 6 (1.00%) PMP
5 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) APMP
7 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.32%) QA
2 18 (2.99%) PMO
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) Ansible
1 3 (0.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (3.99%) Oracle
2 21 (3.49%) Atlassian
3 17 (2.82%) CA Agile Central
4 10 (1.66%) IBM
5 7 (1.16%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.00%) VMware
7 4 (0.66%) SAP
7 4 (0.66%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.50%) Google
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe
9 2 (0.33%) Aquila
9 2 (0.33%) FatWire
9 2 (0.33%) Kony
10 1 (0.17%) DocuSign
10 1 (0.17%) Facebook
10 1 (0.17%) PayPal
10 1 (0.17%) Splunk
10 1 (0.17%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benerfits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 depending on experience and location.
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000,000 to 52,000 + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £70,000 to £88,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Great Package + benefits + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Contact Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £45,000 to £54,999 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago