Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Delivery Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 406 452
Rank change year-on-year +9 +46 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 1,285 1,296 1,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.74% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.76% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 979 1,189
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,200
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%

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 168,620 169,529 204,010
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.50% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,446 140,771 170,581
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Top 17 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 24 February 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
England +13 1,220 £60,000 - 169
UK excluding London -20 654 £52,500 -4.55% 118
London +31 601 £70,000 +7.69% 63
North of England +3 188 £50,000 -9.09% 34
South East -1 176 £55,000 - 26
Midlands +15 141 £55,000 -2.22% 22
North West -5 80 £50,000 -13.04% 13
East Midlands +11 73 £65,000 +6.12% 7
West Midlands +10 68 £47,500 -13.64% 15
Yorkshire -2 63 £47,500 -13.64% 17
East of England -24 57 £50,000 -21.57% 13
South West -42 48 £55,750 +11.50% 11
North East +5 45 £50,000 +18.34% 4
Scotland -27 28 £55,000 -0.90% 8
Wales +10 14 £52,500 - 3
Channel Islands - 4 £59,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £67,500 - 1

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 612 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (44.67%) Service Delivery
3 450 (35.02%) Finance
4 411 (31.98%) Project Management
5 385 (29.96%) ITIL
6 272 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 262 (20.39%) Scrum
8 207 (16.11%) Service Management
9 171 (13.31%) DevOps
10 166 (12.92%) SLA
11 139 (10.82%) PRINCE2
12 138 (10.74%) Software Delivery
13 137 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
14 122 (9.49%) Retail
15 114 (8.87%) Coaching
15 114 (8.87%) SDLC
16 109 (8.48%) Banking
16 109 (8.48%) Change Management
17 106 (8.25%) Service Delivery Management
18 101 (7.86%) Microsoft
19 99 (7.70%) Java
20 95 (7.39%) E-Commerce
21 92 (7.16%) Problem Management
22 91 (7.08%) Line Management
23 89 (6.93%) Mentoring
24 88 (6.85%) Incident Management
25 84 (6.54%) ITSM
26 81 (6.30%) Big Data
27 80 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
28 78 (6.07%) Waterfall

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 36 (2.80%) CMS
2 16 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 12 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 11 (0.86%) Confluence
6 7 (0.54%) IIS
7 6 (0.47%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.39%) Moodle
9 4 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.16%) Apache
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.16%) nginx
11 2 (0.16%) SAS
12 1 (0.078%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.078%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 49 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
3 34 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.54%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.078%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.17%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.54%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.39%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.31%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP SM
8 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.16%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.078%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.078%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.078%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 80 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (3.42%) Office 365
4 28 (2.18%) SaaS
5 17 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (0.93%) PaaS
7 9 (0.70%) IaaS
8 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.39%) Dropbox
8 5 (0.39%) Trello
9 4 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.31%) GitHub
9 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.16%) G Suite
10 2 (0.16%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.16%) Slack
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.078%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.26%) LAN
1 29 (2.26%) WAN
2 24 (1.87%) SMS
3 20 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.25%) VPN
5 12 (0.93%) Internet
6 8 (0.62%) Intranet
6 8 (0.62%) Unified Communications
7 7 (0.54%) Skype
8 6 (0.47%) HTTP
9 5 (0.39%) Network Security
9 5 (0.39%) SAN
10 4 (0.31%) SSL
10 4 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.23%) Firewall
12 2 (0.16%) Broadband
12 2 (0.16%) DMZ
12 2 (0.16%) Wireless
13 1 (0.078%) PBX
13 1 (0.078%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (6.30%) Big Data
2 38 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 24 (1.87%) MySQL
4 15 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 11 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (0.70%) Blockchain
8 7 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.54%) Power BI
9 6 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.39%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.39%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.31%) GIS
11 4 (0.31%) KDB
11 4 (0.31%) Kdb+
11 4 (0.31%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.16%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.16%) MS Access
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (3.58%) JIRA
2 18 (1.40%) TeamCity
3 11 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (0.70%) Maven
5 8 (0.62%) MSBuild
6 7 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.54%) Gradle
6 7 (0.54%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.54%) VersionOne
7 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.16%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.078%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.078%) GitLab
9 1 (0.078%) GoCD
9 1 (0.078%) NuGet
9 1 (0.078%) Visual Studio
General
1 450 (35.02%) Finance
2 122 (9.49%) Retail
3 109 (8.48%) Banking
4 58 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 55 (4.28%) Marketing
6 33 (2.57%) Legal
7 30 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.63%) Games
9 21 (1.63%) Law
10 18 (1.40%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.17%) Billing
12 11 (0.86%) Advertising
12 11 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.70%) Back Office
14 7 (0.54%) French Language
14 7 (0.54%) Publishing
15 6 (0.47%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.39%) Military
16 5 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (5.21%) .NET
2 25 (1.95%) Node.js
3 17 (1.32%) Web Services
4 16 (1.25%) Flash
4 16 (1.25%) Middleware
5 14 (1.09%) React
6 13 (1.01%) AngularJS
6 13 (1.01%) Spring
7 11 (0.86%) HTML
7 11 (0.86%) Velocity
8 10 (0.78%) CSS
9 7 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.54%) JSON
10 6 (0.47%) J2EE
10 6 (0.47%) RESTful
10 6 (0.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (0.47%) XML
11 5 (0.39%) HTML5
11 5 (0.39%) REST
12 4 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.07%) User Experience
2 70 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (4.28%) Data Centre
4 53 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 40 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
6 34 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 31 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.87%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.56%) Fintech
10 18 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.32%) Driving Licence
12 16 (1.25%) Hedge funds
13 13 (1.01%) Social Media
14 12 (0.93%) Computer Science
14 12 (0.93%) FMCG
14 12 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.93%) Online Banking
15 11 (0.86%) PMI
16 9 (0.70%) EPoS
16 9 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (5.37%) Windows
2 45 (3.50%) Linux
3 26 (2.02%) Unix
4 25 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.47%) Android
6 6 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.31%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (44.67%) Service Delivery
3 411 (31.98%) Project Management
4 385 (29.96%) ITIL
5 272 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 262 (20.39%) Scrum
7 207 (16.11%) Service Management
8 171 (13.31%) DevOps
9 139 (10.82%) PRINCE2
10 138 (10.74%) Software Delivery
11 137 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 114 (8.87%) Coaching
12 114 (8.87%) SDLC
13 109 (8.48%) Change Management
14 106 (8.25%) Service Delivery Management
15 95 (7.39%) E-Commerce
16 92 (7.16%) Problem Management
17 91 (7.08%) Line Management
18 89 (6.93%) Mentoring
19 88 (6.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (7.70%) Java
2 33 (2.57%) JavaScript
3 30 (2.33%) SQL
4 26 (2.02%) PHP
5 17 (1.32%) C#
5 17 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 13 (1.01%) C++
7 9 (0.70%) C
8 8 (0.62%) Python
9 6 (0.47%) Scala
10 4 (0.31%) MATLAB
10 4 (0.31%) Perl
10 4 (0.31%) R
10 4 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.31%) Tcl
10 4 (0.31%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.16%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.078%) ABAP
12 1 (0.078%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (5.91%) Degree
1 76 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
2 23 (1.79%) PMP
3 20 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 15 (1.17%) ISEB
4 15 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 14 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 5 (0.39%) MCSE
10 3 (0.23%) APMG
10 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.16%) CCNA
11 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.16%) PhD
12 1 (0.078%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (12.92%) SLA
2 53 (4.12%) QA
3 18 (1.40%) GDPR
4 17 (1.32%) PMO
5 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.47%) MiFID
8 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.23%) COBIT
10 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.078%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.23%) Docker
5 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.16%) Firmware
5 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.078%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.39%) SCCM
2 3 (0.23%) Ansible
2 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.16%) Nagios
3 2 (0.16%) yum
4 1 (0.078%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.078%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.078%) Puppet
4 1 (0.078%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (7.86%) Microsoft
2 61 (4.75%) Oracle
3 54 (4.20%) SAP
4 26 (2.02%) hybris
5 25 (1.95%) Cisco
6 16 (1.25%) Cadence
6 16 (1.25%) Juniper
7 15 (1.17%) ATG
8 14 (1.09%) Citrix
8 14 (1.09%) Sitecore
9 13 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.01%) VMware
10 11 (0.86%) Capita
10 11 (0.86%) Google
11 9 (0.70%) IBM
12 8 (0.62%) RedGate
13 7 (0.54%) Adobe
14 6 (0.47%) Dynatrace
14 6 (0.47%) Xerox
15 5 (0.39%) ServiceNow