Period
to 23 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Delivery Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

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

Delivery Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 344 401 406
Rank change year-on-year +57 +5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 1,276 1,318 1,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.80% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.83% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 977 974 1,083
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,300 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.50% +0.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year - +0.92% +4.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 134,078 158,754 168,682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.03% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 106,768 127,893 135,219
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Delivery Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Delivery Manager.

Salary trend for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Delivery Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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
England +58 1,217 £60,000 -4.00% 172
UK excluding London +58 773 £55,000 - 137
London +33 492 £70,000 +3.70% 57
North of England +58 232 £50,000 - 34
South East +35 222 £57,500 -4.17% 27
Midlands +60 138 £60,000 +9.09% 29
Yorkshire +52 126 £47,500 -5.00% 16
North West +16 96 £52,681 +5.36% 15
West Midlands +39 85 £62,500 -3.85% 20
East of England +63 67 £65,000 +18.18% 13
South West +1 64 £54,500 -0.91% 12
East Midlands +46 52 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Scotland +4 33 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Wales +5 14 £54,250 +8.07% 10
North East +32 10 £57,688 +21.45% 3
Northern Ireland -5 3 £92,500 - 2

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, Delivery Manager 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 featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 584 (45.77%) Service Delivery
2 547 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (36.21%) ITIL
4 308 (24.14%) Project Management
5 294 (23.04%) Service Management
6 273 (21.39%) Finance
7 234 (18.34%) Scrum
7 234 (18.34%) SLA
8 229 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 197 (15.44%) Project Delivery
10 190 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 159 (12.46%) Mentoring
12 144 (11.29%) PRINCE2
13 129 (10.11%) Public Sector
14 126 (9.87%) ITIL Certification
15 122 (9.56%) Microsoft
16 119 (9.33%) Coaching
17 113 (8.86%) DevOps
18 108 (8.46%) Software Delivery
19 103 (8.07%) Line Management
19 103 (8.07%) Change Management
20 99 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
21 97 (7.60%) People Management
21 97 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
21 97 (7.60%) Degree
22 96 (7.52%) ITSM
23 88 (6.90%) SDLC
24 87 (6.82%) Software Engineering
25 84 (6.58%) E-Commerce
26 80 (6.27%) JIRA

Delivery Manager 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 18 (1.41%) CMS
2 16 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (1.02%) Confluence
3 13 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 12 (0.94%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.63%) EPiServer
6 6 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.39%) IIS
7 5 (0.39%) MTS
7 5 (0.39%) SAS
7 5 (0.39%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.24%) Apache
10 2 (0.16%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.078%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.078%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.55%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 22 (1.72%) SAP Hybris
2 18 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.16%) SAP EWM
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.078%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 64 (5.02%) Azure
2 45 (3.53%) Office 365
3 44 (3.45%) AWS
4 33 (2.59%) SaaS
5 17 (1.33%) GCP
6 15 (1.18%) GitHub
7 13 (1.02%) Serverless
8 12 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
8 12 (0.94%) Trello
9 6 (0.47%) PaaS
10 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.39%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.24%) Google Play
11 3 (0.24%) IaaS
11 3 (0.24%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.078%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.078%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.078%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.57%) LAN
2 16 (1.25%) WAN
2 16 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (0.78%) Unified Communications
4 8 (0.63%) Firewall
4 8 (0.63%) Internet
5 7 (0.55%) Network Security
5 7 (0.55%) VPN
6 6 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (0.47%) Skype
7 5 (0.39%) VoIP
8 4 (0.31%) FTP
9 2 (0.16%) Broadband
9 2 (0.16%) Intranet
9 2 (0.16%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.16%) SAN
9 2 (0.16%) Wireless
10 1 (0.078%) NAS
10 1 (0.078%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.078%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (1.88%) Big Data
4 15 (1.18%) GIS
5 6 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (0.47%) QlikView
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (0.39%) Power BI
6 5 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.31%) Blockchain
7 4 (0.31%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.16%) DB2
9 2 (0.16%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.078%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.078%) HBase
10 1 (0.078%) Impala
Development Applications
1 80 (6.27%) JIRA
2 13 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 12 (0.94%) RStudio
4 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.31%) VersionOne
5 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.078%) Rational Rose
General
1 273 (21.39%) Finance
2 129 (10.11%) Public Sector
3 69 (5.41%) Retail
4 63 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 52 (4.08%) Marketing
6 47 (3.68%) Banking
7 22 (1.72%) Billing
8 21 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.49%) Legal
10 15 (1.18%) Publishing
11 10 (0.78%) Games
12 7 (0.55%) Back Office
12 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.55%) Law
13 6 (0.47%) Advertising
13 6 (0.47%) Electronics
14 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.31%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.98%) .NET
2 15 (1.18%) Velocity
3 12 (0.94%) ADO
3 12 (0.94%) React
4 10 (0.78%) Node.js
5 8 (0.63%) HTML
6 7 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (0.55%) FpML
6 7 (0.55%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (0.55%) WPF
7 6 (0.47%) .NET Core
7 6 (0.47%) Web Services
8 5 (0.39%) COM+
8 5 (0.39%) HTML5
8 5 (0.39%) MSMQ
9 4 (0.31%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.31%) CSS
9 4 (0.31%) DCOM
10 3 (0.24%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.24%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.31%) User Experience
3 51 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 42 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (2.66%) Data Centre
6 26 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (1.18%) Fibre Optics
9 14 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 14 (1.10%) iPad
9 14 (1.10%) PMI
10 13 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.78%) CMDB
12 9 (0.71%) NHS
13 8 (0.63%) SWIFT
14 6 (0.47%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.39%) Online Games
16 4 (0.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (4.08%) Windows
2 14 (1.10%) Windows 10
3 8 (0.63%) Windows 7
3 8 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 7 (0.55%) Linux
4 7 (0.55%) Unix
5 6 (0.47%) Android
5 6 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (45.77%) Service Delivery
2 547 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (36.21%) ITIL
4 308 (24.14%) Project Management
5 294 (23.04%) Service Management
6 234 (18.34%) Scrum
7 229 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 197 (15.44%) Project Delivery
9 190 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 159 (12.46%) Mentoring
11 144 (11.29%) PRINCE2
12 119 (9.33%) Coaching
13 113 (8.86%) DevOps
14 108 (8.46%) Software Delivery
15 103 (8.07%) Change Management
15 103 (8.07%) Line Management
16 97 (7.60%) People Management
16 97 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
17 96 (7.52%) ITSM
18 88 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 55 (4.31%) SQL
2 49 (3.84%) Java
3 28 (2.19%) C
4 25 (1.96%) C#
5 17 (1.33%) Python
6 10 (0.78%) C++
6 10 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.39%) R
8 4 (0.31%) Scala
8 4 (0.31%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.24%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.24%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.16%) ABAP
10 2 (0.16%) PHP
10 2 (0.16%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.16%) VB
10 2 (0.16%) VBA
11 1 (0.078%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 126 (9.87%) ITIL Certification
2 97 (7.60%) Degree
3 65 (5.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 31 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 23 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.65%) PMP
7 21 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 18 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.71%) HND
10 7 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.47%) CCNA
11 6 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.39%) APMP
12 5 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.31%) HNC
13 4 (0.31%) ISEB
14 3 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (18.34%) SLA
2 60 (4.70%) PMO
3 57 (4.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (4.23%) ISO 9001
4 54 (4.23%) QA
5 19 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.47%) GDPR
8 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.078%) COBIT
9 1 (0.078%) IASME
9 1 (0.078%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.078%) SEPA
System Software
1 29 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.47%) Docker
2 6 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.16%) Firmware
3 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.078%) HDFS
4 1 (0.078%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.10%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.31%) Control-M
2 4 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (0.31%) Netcool
3 2 (0.16%) SCCM
3 2 (0.16%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.16%) WSUS
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.078%) Oozie
4 1 (0.078%) SCOM
4 1 (0.078%) vRealize
Vendors
1 122 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 74 (5.80%) SAP
3 50 (3.92%) Oracle
4 41 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (2.04%) hybris
6 25 (1.96%) Cisco
6 25 (1.96%) Remedy
7 20 (1.57%) IBM
8 18 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 17 (1.33%) ATG
9 17 (1.33%) Google
10 16 (1.25%) Apple
10 16 (1.25%) Sitecore
11 14 (1.10%) Citrix
12 12 (0.94%) Dell
12 12 (0.94%) Progress
13 11 (0.86%) Demandware
13 11 (0.86%) HP
14 10 (0.78%) BMC
15 7 (0.55%) BT