The following 70 scrum master theses describe the role of the scrum master from a holistic product creation perspective.
The scrum master theses cover the role of the scrum master from product discovery to product delivery in hands-on practical manner. On the one side, they address typical scrum ceremonies such as sprint planning, sprint review, and the retrospective. On the other hand, the scrum master theses also cover, for example, the relationship with the product owner, they deal with agile metrics, and how to kick-off an agile transition, thus moving beyond the original scrum guide.
Welcome to the Download Page of the Scrum Master Salary Report
The Scrum Master Salary Report is the first global report of its kind, based on the replies from 523 individuals, from Australia to the United States, gathered in the time-frame from February 1st to May 1st, 2017.
Job ads for scrum master or agile coach positions reveal a great insight into an organization’s progress on becoming agile. To gain these, I analyzed more than 50 job ads for scrum master or agile coach positions. Learn more about what makes job ads such a treasure trove with the following 22 scrum master anti-patterns.
The purpose of this anonymous poll is to create a clear, data-backed benchmark that allows everyone in the agile community to get an understanding whether her or his compensation is adequate.
The report will cover Scrum Master as well as Agile Coaches, both employed and freelancing.
To generate an acceptable first report, we will need at least 500 answers. A larger sample would allow providing more detailed insights, though.
Update June 8th, 2017
When we started the survey, I thought that we would collect data until May 1st, and have the report available by the end of May. That turned out to be a bit too optimistic given that four people are involved in creating the survey.
Therefore, we like to share in advance some of the findings from the 2017 Scrum Master Salary Report:
Women have astounding chances and salary possibilities in the field. (We could not identify a gender pay gap.)
The United States is the highest paying country for Scrum Masters, while India is the lowest.
Without some form of certification, getting into the career path is almost impossible.
Additional education has no effect on salary.
Some form of previous experience is often a prerequisite.
If you are in for the money, become a freelancer.
We are working hard to make the report available by the end of June—and we kindly ask for your patience… 🙏
The Scrum Master Salary Report will become an application: As we keep getting new replies—we have already more than 650 as of today—we are planning to turn the report into a small application you can query yourself.
Update May 1st, 2017
Things went much better than anticipated:
We gathered 523 replies which will provide the data for a relevant survey.
I expect that the Scrum Master Salary Report 2017 will be available by the end of May.
The next goal is to extend this dataset and build an application on top of it that is available for free, the Scrum Master Salary Calculator.
How to identify an agile organization is — given the market-entry of the late majority to agile development practices – nowadays more important than ever: No matter how large the pay cheque, life is just too short to spend it on unfulfilling projects!
I can support your quest as an agile practitioner for the next suitable employer or client with this article, covering the three different phases of gathering information on the agile maturity level of an organization.