Delivery Manager
UK

The median Delivery Manager salary in the UK is £62,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 7 December 2023.

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

6 months to
7 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 387 424 404
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 389 918 1,060
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.75% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.78% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 299 739 863
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £42,600
25th Percentile £51,153 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.48%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,145 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -2.36% -8.00% +19.05%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 50,561 117,203 121,950
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 95.41% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36,942 73,752 84,378
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,798 £32,125
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Delivery Manager.

Salary trend for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Delivery Manager over the 6 months to 7 December 2023.

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 7 December 2023. 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
Jobs
England +68 339 £65,000 +2.36% 147
UK excluding London +57 217 £56,145 -2.36% 90
Work from Home +57 192 £62,500 - 76
London +111 142 £72,500 - 58
South East +61 53 £60,250 +5.56% 25
South West +88 47 £50,351 -12.43% 14
North of England +69 41 £58,750 +2.17% 33
North West +95 32 £56,250 -3.43% 22
Midlands +76 30 £57,500 +9.52% 10
East of England +101 22 £50,000 -23.08% 3
West Midlands +79 18 £51,403 -10.60% 5
Wales +8 13 £52,500 +11.13% 1
East Midlands +44 12 £57,500 +11.10% 5
Scotland +17 11 £55,000 -7.60% 3
Yorkshire +62 5 £65,000 +4.00% 8
North East +37 4 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Northern Ireland +33 1 - - 3

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 7 December 2023, Delivery Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 160 (41.13%) Agile
2 157 (40.36%) Service Delivery
3 126 (32.39%) Social Skills
4 117 (30.08%) ITIL
5 109 (28.02%) Finance
6 92 (23.65%) Project Management
7 87 (22.37%) Scrum
8 73 (18.77%) Service Management
9 71 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (17.99%) Problem-Solving
11 68 (17.48%) Project Delivery
12 60 (15.42%) Degree
13 57 (14.65%) Roadmaps
14 52 (13.37%) Microsoft
15 51 (13.11%) Azure
15 51 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 50 (12.85%) ITSM
17 47 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (9.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 36 (9.25%) Software Delivery
20 35 (9.00%) Public Sector
20 35 (9.00%) Retail
20 35 (9.00%) Waterfall
21 34 (8.74%) Change Management
22 33 (8.48%) Security Cleared
23 32 (8.23%) Product Ownership
24 30 (7.71%) Service Delivery Management
24 30 (7.71%) SLA
25 27 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
25 27 (6.94%) Coaching

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.57%) Confluence
2 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.51%) CMS
4 1 (0.26%) Drupal
4 1 (0.26%) Headless CMS
4 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.26%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.29%) Trello
4 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 51 (13.11%) Azure
2 12 (3.08%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (2.57%) Azure DevOps
3 10 (2.57%) SaaS
4 9 (2.31%) AWS
5 8 (2.06%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.03%) Algolia
7 4 (1.03%) BigCommerce
7 4 (1.03%) Commercetools
7 4 (1.03%) Contentful
7 4 (1.03%) PowerApps
8 3 (0.77%) Bloomreach
8 3 (0.77%) Cloudinary
8 3 (0.77%) SAP Commerce Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.26%) Entra ID
10 1 (0.26%) IaaS
10 1 (0.26%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.57%) WAN
2 6 (1.54%) SD-WAN
3 5 (1.29%) LAN
4 4 (1.03%) MPLS
4 4 (1.03%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (1.03%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.26%) Broadband
6 1 (0.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (1.80%) Power BI
3 4 (1.03%) Big Data
3 4 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.77%) GIS
5 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.51%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (0.51%) QlikView
5 2 (0.51%) Tableau
6 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (5.66%) JIRA
General
1 126 (32.39%) Social Skills
2 109 (28.02%) Finance
3 47 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (9.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 35 (9.00%) Public Sector
5 35 (9.00%) Retail
6 26 (6.68%) Organisational Skills
7 21 (5.40%) Telecoms
8 20 (5.14%) Manufacturing
9 18 (4.63%) Law
10 14 (3.60%) Legal
10 14 (3.60%) Local Government
11 10 (2.57%) Presentation Skills
12 9 (2.31%) Influencing Skills
13 8 (2.06%) Aerospace
14 6 (1.54%) Marketing
15 5 (1.29%) Publishing
16 4 (1.03%) Back Office
16 4 (1.03%) Police
17 3 (0.77%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.57%) Velocity
2 8 (2.06%) .NET
3 4 (1.03%) CSS
3 4 (1.03%) HTML
3 4 (1.03%) MACH
4 2 (0.51%) EDI
5 1 (0.26%) ADO
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.23%) Product Ownership
2 23 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (3.86%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.34%) NHS
4 13 (3.34%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.06%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.29%) Onboarding
8 5 (1.29%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.03%) iPad
9 4 (1.03%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (1.03%) PMI
9 4 (1.03%) Team-Oriented Environment
10 3 (0.77%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.51%) Data Fabric
12 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.26%) Operational Technology
12 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.31%) Windows
2 6 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.26%) Android
3 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (41.13%) Agile
2 157 (40.36%) Service Delivery
3 117 (30.08%) ITIL
4 92 (23.65%) Project Management
5 87 (22.37%) Scrum
6 73 (18.77%) Service Management
7 71 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (17.99%) Problem-Solving
9 68 (17.48%) Project Delivery
10 57 (14.65%) Roadmaps
11 51 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 50 (12.85%) ITSM
13 36 (9.25%) Software Delivery
14 35 (9.00%) Waterfall
15 34 (8.74%) Change Management
16 30 (7.71%) Service Delivery Management
17 27 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (6.94%) Coaching
18 26 (6.68%) PRINCE2
19 25 (6.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.86%) C#
2 11 (2.83%) SQL
3 9 (2.31%) Java
4 6 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.51%) Python
5 2 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (15.42%) Degree
2 33 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (3.86%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.34%) DBS Check
6 8 (2.06%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.03%) PMP
10 3 (0.77%) CITP
10 3 (0.77%) ISACA
10 3 (0.77%) MBCS
10 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.26%) Azure Certification
12 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.26%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.71%) SLA
2 10 (2.57%) QA
3 5 (1.29%) PMO
4 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.77%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.77%) COBIT
5 3 (0.77%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) COREP
6 1 (0.26%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.26%) FINREP
6 1 (0.26%) GxP
6 1 (0.26%) IASME
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.26%) Progress Chef
3 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.86%) SAP
3 14 (3.60%) ServiceNow
4 10 (2.57%) Oracle
5 8 (2.06%) Salesforce
6 3 (0.77%) Adyen
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco
6 3 (0.77%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.51%) Adobe
7 2 (0.51%) Alteryx
7 2 (0.51%) Cadence
7 2 (0.51%) Citrix
7 2 (0.51%) CrowdStrike
7 2 (0.51%) Databricks
7 2 (0.51%) Google
7 2 (0.51%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.51%) Remedy
7 2 (0.51%) VMware
8 1 (0.26%) Dell