Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Scrum Master was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 299 330 288
Rank change year-on-year +31 -42 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Scrum Master 27 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.12% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 32
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9716 11097 10597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.18% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8802 8814
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Birmingham - 11 £60,000 - 1
Coventry +15 9 £55,000 - 1
Worcestershire -4 2 £45,000 -7.22%
Staffordshire - 2 £46,250 -
Warwickshire -3 1 £72,500 +28.89%
Shropshire -3 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Scrum Master
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 27 (100.00%) Scrum
2 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Kanban
3 10 (37.04%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) Coaching
4 9 (33.33%) SDLC
4 9 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 9 (33.33%) Spring
5 8 (29.63%) JPA
5 8 (29.63%) MySQL
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (25.93%) Ansible
6 7 (25.93%) Docker
6 7 (25.93%) Puppet
6 7 (25.93%) REST
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (22.22%) MVC
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Spring MVC
8 5 (18.52%) J2EE
8 5 (18.52%) SOAP
8 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
8 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
8 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (14.81%) JIRA
9 4 (14.81%) Maven

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 9 (33.33%) Spring
2 8 (29.63%) JPA
3 7 (25.93%) REST
4 5 (18.52%) J2EE
4 5 (18.52%) SOAP
4 5 (18.52%) Spring MVC
5 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.70%) CSS
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) JDBC
7 1 (3.70%) JSON
7 1 (3.70%) RESTful
7 1 (3.70%) Struts
7 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
7 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Scrum
2 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Coaching
3 10 (37.04%) Kanban
4 9 (33.33%) SDLC
5 6 (22.22%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
8 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (7.41%) SOA
8 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) UML
8 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.70%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.70%) OCP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Ansible
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Jitterbit
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft