The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
England / West Midlands
Rank 189 216 212
Rank change year-on-year +27 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 21 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.34% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.36% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 5
Median salary £50,000 £56,250 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -4.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,750 £65,000
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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4568 5904 4865
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.86% 96.34% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3763 4801 4148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in the West Midlands

Scrum Master
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Scrum Master in the West Midlands

Scrum Master
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Scrum Master in the West Midlands

Scrum Master
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham +22 10 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Solihull - 4 £51,500 -
Shropshire -3 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Staffordshire +9 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
3 12 (37.50%) Coaching
4 9 (28.13%) Software Delivery
5 8 (25.00%) SOA
6 7 (21.88%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (18.75%) Project Planning
8 5 (15.63%) Kanban
8 5 (15.63%) Scala
8 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 5 (15.63%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) Retail
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) User Experience
10 3 (9.38%) Line Management
10 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.38%) SAP
10 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) B2B
11 2 (6.25%) .NET
11 2 (6.25%) TDD
11 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.25%) JIRA
11 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.25%) BDD

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (100.00%) Scrum
2 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
3 12 (37.50%) Coaching
4 9 (28.13%) Software Delivery
5 8 (25.00%) SOA
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.75%) Project Planning
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) Kanban
7 5 (15.63%) OO
7 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) B2B
9 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) Line Management
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.25%) BDD
10 2 (6.25%) TDD
10 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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