Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Scrum Master
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 117 118
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 20 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.99% 0.92% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.94% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 27
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +14.44% +7.78%
10th Percentile £42,375 £47,500 £38,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £51,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,963 1,914 2,536
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.55% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,619 1,661 2,177
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Wales

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in Wales

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Wales over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in Wales

Scrum Master
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the Wales region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
South Wales -5 18 £50,000 -2.91% 2
West Wales - 2 £41,250 -
Scrum Master
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 Wales region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Project Management
4 9 (45.00%) Project Management
5 8 (40.00%) Coaching
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (35.00%) Velocity
7 6 (30.00%) JIRA
7 6 (30.00%) User Stories
7 6 (30.00%) Decision-Making
8 5 (25.00%) User Experience
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Banking
9 4 (20.00%) Time Management
9 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (15.00%) TDD
11 2 (10.00%) Retail
11 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 2 (10.00%) SaaS
11 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
11 2 (10.00%) PHP
11 2 (10.00%) Java
11 2 (10.00%) CA
11 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
11 2 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (10.00%) DevOps
12 1 (5.00%) Line Management

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Velocity
2 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Project Management
4 9 (45.00%) Project Management
5 8 (40.00%) Coaching
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (30.00%) Decision-Making
7 6 (30.00%) User Stories
8 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) Time Management
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
10 2 (10.00%) DevOps
10 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (5.00%) Kanban
11 1 (5.00%) Line Management
11 1 (5.00%) Product Management
11 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) CA
1 2 (10.00%) CA Agile Central