The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 602 682
Rank change year-on-year +55 +80  
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 347 343 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 300 271 269
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +32 321 £59,500 +3.47% 59
London +68 191 £60,000 -7.69% 28
South East +49 48 £56,000 +6.66% 7
City of London +28 25 £65,000 - 12
Yorkshire +12 24 £59,500 +32.22% 5
Surrey +52 22 £56,000 +35.75% 3
West Yorkshire +33 19 £60,000 - 5
West Midlands +24 19 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Scotland +19 19 £53,600 +1.13% 3
East of England -41 15 £57,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire -10 13 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Halifax - 12 £60,000 -
North West -41 11 £52,205 +14.73% 4
East Midlands +26 10 £55,000 +7.31% 1
Birmingham +16 10 £55,000 -
Berkshire +10 10 £51,250 +0.49% 1
Edinburgh 0 10 £52,500 -0.94% 2
Hammersmith -12 10 £60,000 +17.64%
Reading +20 8 £51,250 +0.49% 1
Manchester -42 8 £52,500 +15.38% 3
Croydon - 8 £77,500 -
Leeds +14 7 £55,000 - 5
Peterborough 0 7 £57,500 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 7 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +6 6 £57,500 +17.94% 1
Cambridge -8 6 £53,200 +18.22%
Bromley - 6 £68,550 -
Brighton - 6 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 6 £50,000 -

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 634 (100.00%) Scrum
2 620 (97.79%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (33.44%) Kanban
4 177 (27.92%) Coaching
5 141 (22.24%) Finance
6 137 (21.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 131 (20.66%) TDD
8 104 (16.40%) Project Management
9 99 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
10 98 (15.46%) JIRA
11 89 (14.04%) User Stories
12 80 (12.62%) SDLC
13 76 (11.99%) Java
14 70 (11.04%) Test Automation
15 66 (10.41%) BDD
16 64 (10.09%) DevOps
17 63 (9.94%) C#
18 60 (9.46%) Velocity
19 51 (8.04%) .NET
20 49 (7.73%) E-Commerce
20 49 (7.73%) Waterfall
21 47 (7.41%) Mentoring
22 45 (7.10%) QA
22 45 (7.10%) Software Engineering
23 42 (6.62%) User Experience
23 42 (6.62%) JavaScript
24 41 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
24 41 (6.47%) ATDD
25 37 (5.84%) Software Delivery
26 36 (5.68%) HTML

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 33 (5.21%) Confluence
2 24 (3.79%) CMS
3 14 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.89%) JBoss
5 10 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.95%) IIS
8 5 (0.79%) SAS
9 4 (0.63%) Apache
9 4 (0.63%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.32%) nginx
10 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.16%) Liferay
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) BASE24
1 7 (1.10%) Postilion
2 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.16%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.31%) GitHub
2 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.79%) SaaS
4 4 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.42%) Internet
2 7 (1.10%) ATM
3 5 (0.79%) Wireless
4 3 (0.47%) Broadband
5 2 (0.32%) Skype
6 1 (0.16%) HTTP
6 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.79%) Big Data
2 18 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.52%) Hadoop
4 12 (1.89%) MySQL
5 7 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.63%) Apache Hive
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.32%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.32%) DB2
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.16%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.16%) Mixpanel
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 98 (15.46%) JIRA
2 31 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.42%) NUnit
5 8 (1.26%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.79%) Maven
7 4 (0.63%) CA Flowdock
7 4 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (0.47%) Grunt
8 3 (0.47%) VersionOne
9 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.32%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.32%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.32%) Selenium
9 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.16%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.16%) JMeter
10 1 (0.16%) JUnit
10 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 141 (22.24%) Finance
2 34 (5.36%) Games
3 30 (4.73%) Retail
4 24 (3.79%) Banking
5 20 (3.15%) Marketing
6 17 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.37%) Automotive
8 14 (2.21%) Aerospace
8 14 (2.21%) Publishing
9 9 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.42%) Legal
10 6 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.95%) Military
11 5 (0.79%) Advertising
11 5 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
14 1 (0.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.46%) Velocity
2 51 (8.04%) .NET
3 36 (5.68%) HTML
4 34 (5.36%) CSS
5 25 (3.94%) ASP.NET
6 24 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (3.47%) .NET Framework
7 22 (3.47%) Node.js
8 18 (2.84%) Entity Framework
9 15 (2.37%) Web Services
10 12 (1.89%) AngularJS
10 12 (1.89%) Spring
11 11 (1.74%) Gherkin
11 11 (1.74%) HTML5
12 10 (1.58%) CSS3
13 8 (1.26%) jQuery
14 7 (1.10%) J2EE
14 7 (1.10%) XML
15 6 (0.95%) Java EE
15 6 (0.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.62%) User Experience
2 34 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.10%) Fintech
4 24 (3.79%) Virtual Team
5 14 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.42%) Equities
6 9 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.26%) Minimum Viable Product
8 7 (1.10%) EFT
8 7 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.10%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.10%) Social Media
9 6 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (0.95%) iPad
10 5 (0.79%) Tandem
11 4 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.63%) PMI
12 2 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.15%) Linux
2 18 (2.84%) Unix
3 14 (2.21%) Solaris
3 14 (2.21%) Windows
4 9 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.95%) Android
6 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (100.00%) Scrum
2 620 (97.79%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (33.44%) Kanban
4 177 (27.92%) Coaching
5 137 (21.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 131 (20.66%) TDD
7 104 (16.40%) Project Management
8 99 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
9 89 (14.04%) User Stories
10 80 (12.62%) SDLC
11 70 (11.04%) Test Automation
12 66 (10.41%) BDD
13 64 (10.09%) DevOps
14 49 (7.73%) E-Commerce
14 49 (7.73%) Waterfall
15 47 (7.41%) Mentoring
16 45 (7.10%) Software Engineering
17 41 (6.47%) ATDD
17 41 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (5.84%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (11.99%) Java
2 63 (9.94%) C#
3 42 (6.62%) JavaScript
4 32 (5.05%) SQL
5 26 (4.10%) C
6 24 (3.79%) C++
7 23 (3.63%) Python
8 20 (3.15%) Perl
8 20 (3.15%) Ruby
9 18 (2.84%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.05%) PHP
11 6 (0.95%) Embedded C
11 6 (0.95%) Embedded C++
12 5 (0.79%) Scala
13 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.16%) Go
14 1 (0.16%) Groovy
14 1 (0.16%) Haskell
14 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (5.05%) Degree
2 18 (2.84%) PMI Certification
3 16 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.21%) APMG
4 14 (2.21%) PMP
5 4 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.32%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) APMP
8 1 (0.16%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.10%) QA
2 13 (2.05%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (0.95%) Docker
2 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.47%) Ansible
1 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (3.00%) Oracle
2 17 (2.68%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.21%) Red Hat
4 13 (2.05%) CA Agile Central
5 10 (1.58%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.42%) Google
7 7 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.95%) Progress
8 6 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.95%) Tableau
9 5 (0.79%) Informatica
9 5 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (0.79%) Netezza
9 5 (0.79%) Teradata
10 4 (0.63%) Cadence
10 4 (0.63%) IBM
10 4 (0.63%) SAP
10 4 (0.63%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.63%) VMware
11 2 (0.32%) Adobe
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