Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Delivery Manager was £60,300 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 395 403 417
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 1,329 1,376 1,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.79% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.82% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1,074 1,117
UK median annual salary £60,300 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,350 £52,010
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.58% -5.44%

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 159,874 167,577 186,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.99% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 128,822 134,320 156,383
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 September 2018.

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 24 September 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 +22 1,241 £62,500 +4.17% 197
UK excluding London +35 733 £55,000 +3.09% 123
London -19 570 £67,500 +3.85% 84
South East +45 232 £60,000 +9.09% 32
North of England +75 172 £50,000 - 25
Midlands -4 109 £55,000 - 28
North West +61 106 £50,000 -9.09% 12
West Midlands +30 81 £65,000 +30.00% 27
South West -2 77 £55,000 -10.20% 19
East of England -15 74 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Yorkshire +43 62 £50,000 +8.70% 12
Scotland +5 51 £50,000 -4.76% 4
East Midlands -27 29 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Wales -7 17 £50,198 -1.57% 5
North East -15 4 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 661 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (41.69%) Service Delivery
3 426 (32.05%) Project Management
4 424 (31.90%) ITIL
5 388 (29.19%) Finance
6 288 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 266 (20.02%) Scrum
8 196 (14.75%) SLA
9 188 (14.15%) PRINCE2
10 186 (14.00%) Service Management
11 175 (13.17%) DevOps
12 167 (12.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 161 (12.11%) Software Delivery
14 146 (10.99%) Microsoft
15 136 (10.23%) Oracle
16 131 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
17 120 (9.03%) Waterfall
18 117 (8.80%) SAP
19 116 (8.73%) E-Commerce
20 112 (8.43%) QA
20 112 (8.43%) SDLC
21 110 (8.28%) Coaching
22 105 (7.90%) Service Delivery Management
23 99 (7.45%) Retail
24 95 (7.15%) Marketing
25 94 (7.07%) Degree
26 93 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
27 91 (6.85%) Software Engineering
27 91 (6.85%) People Management
28 90 (6.77%) 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 53 (3.99%) CMS
2 44 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
3 30 (2.26%) Confluence
4 25 (1.88%) JBoss
4 25 (1.88%) WebLogic
5 13 (0.98%) OpenStack
6 12 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.53%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.45%) SAS
10 4 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.15%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.15%) IIS
12 1 (0.075%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.075%) Apache
12 1 (0.075%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.075%) WordPress
Applications
1 93 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 81 (6.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (2.18%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (4.51%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (1.13%) SAP SD
3 12 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.38%) Magento
6 5 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.23%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 77 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.56%) Office 365
4 25 (1.88%) SaaS
5 19 (1.43%) IaaS
6 16 (1.20%) GitHub
7 15 (1.13%) PaaS
8 13 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.90%) Trello
10 5 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.23%) Asana
11 3 (0.23%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.23%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.23%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.23%) Slack
12 2 (0.15%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.075%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.075%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.11%) LAN
2 25 (1.88%) WAN
3 20 (1.50%) Ethernet
4 19 (1.43%) Skype
4 19 (1.43%) SMS
5 10 (0.75%) VoIP
6 9 (0.68%) MPLS
6 9 (0.68%) SAN
7 8 (0.60%) BIG-IP
7 8 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (0.60%) Network Security
8 7 (0.53%) CTI
8 7 (0.53%) Firewall
8 7 (0.53%) SNMP
9 5 (0.38%) Internet
10 3 (0.23%) DNS
10 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.23%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.23%) VPN
10 3 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.50%) Big Data
3 14 (1.05%) GIS
4 13 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (0.75%) SAP HANA
6 5 (0.38%) Electronic Patient Records
6 5 (0.38%) Power BI
6 5 (0.38%) QlikView
7 4 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.23%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.15%) MySQL
9 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.075%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.075%) Endeca
10 1 (0.075%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 90 (6.77%) JIRA
2 10 (0.75%) VersionOne
3 9 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.38%) Maven
5 5 (0.38%) MSBuild
5 5 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.38%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.15%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.075%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.075%) GitLab
8 1 (0.075%) Grunt
8 1 (0.075%) Moq
8 1 (0.075%) MSTest
8 1 (0.075%) NUnit
8 1 (0.075%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.075%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.075%) Subversion
General
1 388 (29.19%) Finance
2 99 (7.45%) Retail
3 95 (7.15%) Marketing
4 64 (4.82%) Banking
5 61 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.96%) Law
7 24 (1.81%) Billing
8 21 (1.58%) Games
9 19 (1.43%) Legal
10 18 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.05%) Back Office
12 10 (0.75%) Electronics
13 9 (0.68%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.60%) Publishing
15 6 (0.45%) Advertising
15 6 (0.45%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.38%) Front Office
17 3 (0.23%) Automotive
17 3 (0.23%) Local Government
18 2 (0.15%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.01%) .NET
2 33 (2.48%) Middleware
3 18 (1.35%) HTML
4 16 (1.20%) Velocity
5 15 (1.13%) Node.js
6 14 (1.05%) Flash
7 13 (0.98%) OLE
8 7 (0.53%) CSS
9 5 (0.38%) HTML5
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.30%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.30%) EDI
10 4 (0.30%) Mason
11 3 (0.23%) REST
11 3 (0.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (0.15%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.15%) CSS3
12 2 (0.15%) jQuery
12 2 (0.15%) RESTful
12 2 (0.15%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.42%) Virtual Team
3 63 (4.74%) Data Centre
4 62 (4.67%) User Experience
5 44 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 44 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 38 (2.86%) PMI
7 32 (2.41%) Fintech
8 23 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (1.58%) iPad
10 18 (1.35%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.20%) Driving Licence
12 15 (1.13%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.13%) NHS
12 15 (1.13%) Thin Client
13 13 (0.98%) Oracle Exalytics
14 12 (0.90%) Blackberry
15 9 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.60%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (4.67%) Windows
2 27 (2.03%) Linux
3 24 (1.81%) Unix
4 22 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.20%) Solaris
6 15 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.60%) Android
7 8 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.23%) Debian
10 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.15%) VMS
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (41.69%) Service Delivery
3 426 (32.05%) Project Management
4 424 (31.90%) ITIL
5 288 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 266 (20.02%) Scrum
7 188 (14.15%) PRINCE2
8 186 (14.00%) Service Management
9 175 (13.17%) DevOps
10 167 (12.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 161 (12.11%) Software Delivery
12 131 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
13 120 (9.03%) Waterfall
14 116 (8.73%) E-Commerce
15 112 (8.43%) SDLC
16 110 (8.28%) Coaching
17 105 (7.90%) Service Delivery Management
18 91 (6.85%) People Management
18 91 (6.85%) Software Engineering
19 88 (6.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 69 (5.19%) Java
2 65 (4.89%) SQL
3 29 (2.18%) C#
4 21 (1.58%) C
5 20 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 13 (0.98%) Python
7 9 (0.68%) Scala
8 6 (0.45%) Perl
9 5 (0.38%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.30%) C++
10 4 (0.30%) R
10 4 (0.30%) VBA
11 3 (0.23%) PHP
11 3 (0.23%) VB
12 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.15%) VBScript
13 1 (0.075%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.075%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 94 (7.07%) Degree
2 64 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
3 51 (3.84%) ISEB
3 51 (3.84%) PMI Certification
4 35 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 30 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 27 (2.03%) SC Cleared
7 26 (1.96%) PMP
8 16 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (1.05%) DBS Check
10 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (0.68%) MBA
12 7 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.45%) APMP
13 6 (0.45%) CCNA
14 5 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.30%) Master's Degree
15 4 (0.30%) MCSA
15 4 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (14.75%) SLA
2 112 (8.43%) QA
3 30 (2.26%) GDPR
4 25 (1.88%) PMO
5 20 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 12 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.15%) SEPA
9 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.075%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.075%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.53%) Firmware
3 6 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.075%) Docker
6 1 (0.075%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (0.53%) WSUS
2 5 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.38%) SCCM
3 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.30%) Puppet
4 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.075%) Ansible
5 1 (0.075%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.075%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.075%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 146 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 136 (10.23%) Oracle
3 117 (8.80%) SAP
4 72 (5.42%) hybris
5 49 (3.69%) ATG
6 45 (3.39%) Sitecore
7 37 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (1.88%) Cisco
9 22 (1.66%) Google
10 16 (1.20%) TOWER Software
11 14 (1.05%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.05%) IBM
12 11 (0.83%) Cadence
12 11 (0.83%) VMware
13 10 (0.75%) Avaya
13 10 (0.75%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.68%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.60%) McAfee
15 8 (0.60%) Nortel