Period
to 7 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Delivery Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

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
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 387 406 360
Rank change year-on-year +19 -46 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 1,060 382 1,165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.68% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.71% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 863 287 942
10th Percentile £42,600 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £59,254 £59,048
Median % change year-on-year +5.48% +0.35% -9.16%
75th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% -4.35%

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 116,890 53,435 127,245
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.45% 95.14% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 82,122 44,971 103,226
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 2021.

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 2021. 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 +17 916 £65,000 +8.72% 311
UK excluding London +28 588 £62,500 +19.05% 223
London -19 384 £65,000 -13.33% 110
Work from Home -71 224 £65,000 -10.34% 45
North of England -12 172 £57,500 +7.48% 69
South East -59 144 £65,000 +23.81% 49
Midlands -62 103 £65,000 +34.72% 40
North West -46 88 £53,112 +1.17% 38
Yorkshire -27 81 £65,000 - 25
South West -8 76 £53,112 +14.10% 26
West Midlands -61 68 £62,500 +29.38% 26
Scotland -43 34 £52,750 +5.50% 18
East Midlands -55 34 £70,000 +45.08% 14
East of England -84 32 £67,250 +22.27% 14
Wales -27 26 £48,774 +12.12% 6
Northern Ireland -28 15 £77,500 +3.33% 1
North East -27 3 £60,000 - 6

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, 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.

1 628 (59.25%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (33.87%) Service Delivery
3 333 (31.42%) Social Skills
4 319 (30.09%) Scrum
5 310 (29.25%) Finance
6 301 (28.40%) Project Management
7 250 (23.58%) Project Delivery
8 214 (20.19%) ITIL
9 210 (19.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 177 (16.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 138 (13.02%) Software Delivery
12 137 (12.92%) Coaching
13 128 (12.08%) Service Management
14 118 (11.13%) DevOps
15 115 (10.85%) Kanban
16 111 (10.47%) Line Management
17 108 (10.19%) Software Engineering
18 102 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
19 98 (9.25%) Mentoring
19 98 (9.25%) JIRA
20 91 (8.58%) Waterfall
21 86 (8.11%) SLA
22 85 (8.02%) Sprint Planning
23 84 (7.92%) Microsoft
24 82 (7.74%) E-Commerce
24 82 (7.74%) Azure
25 81 (7.64%) SDLC
26 75 (7.08%) Presentation Skills
27 74 (6.98%) Public Sector
27 74 (6.98%) AWS

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 48 (4.53%) Confluence
2 17 (1.60%) CMS
3 11 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.57%) Drupal
5 3 (0.28%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.19%) Anypoint
6 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.094%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.094%) Moodle
7 1 (0.094%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.094%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.60%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (1.32%) Shopify
3 5 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.28%) Magento
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) Maximo
5 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.094%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 82 (7.74%) Azure
2 74 (6.98%) AWS
3 44 (4.15%) SaaS
4 41 (3.87%) Microsoft 365
5 18 (1.70%) GCP
6 17 (1.60%) Power Platform
7 8 (0.75%) Miro
8 6 (0.57%) ClickUp
8 6 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.57%) PaaS
9 5 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.47%) Serverless
9 5 (0.47%) Trello
10 4 (0.38%) Google Workspace
10 4 (0.38%) Smartsheet
11 3 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.28%) Slack
12 2 (0.19%) Power Automate
12 2 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.094%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.60%) LAN
1 17 (1.60%) WAN
2 11 (1.04%) Broadband
3 8 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (0.57%) Firewall
5 4 (0.38%) 5G
5 4 (0.38%) DKIM
6 3 (0.28%) DNS
6 3 (0.28%) Internet
6 3 (0.28%) Intranet
6 3 (0.28%) Network Security
6 3 (0.28%) Wireless
7 2 (0.19%) BGP
7 2 (0.19%) DHCP
7 2 (0.19%) OSPF
7 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.19%) VoIP
8 1 (0.094%) 4G
8 1 (0.094%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.13%) Power BI
2 11 (1.04%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.47%) Blockchain
5 4 (0.38%) Big Data
5 4 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.28%) BigQuery
6 3 (0.28%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.28%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.28%) Tableau
7 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.094%) GIS
8 1 (0.094%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.094%) QlikView
8 1 (0.094%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 98 (9.25%) JIRA
2 13 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.47%) JIRA Agile
3 5 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.28%) Selenium
4 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.19%) CircleCI
5 2 (0.19%) webpack
6 1 (0.094%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.094%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 333 (31.42%) Social Skills
2 310 (29.25%) Finance
3 75 (7.08%) Presentation Skills
4 74 (6.98%) Public Sector
5 73 (6.89%) Retail
6 71 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (5.85%) Influencing Skills
8 53 (5.00%) Organisational Skills
9 49 (4.62%) Legal
10 41 (3.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 29 (2.74%) Marketing
12 27 (2.55%) Telecoms
13 23 (2.17%) Law
14 16 (1.51%) Banking
15 15 (1.42%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.66%) Advertising
17 6 (0.57%) Billing
17 6 (0.57%) Local Government
18 5 (0.47%) Electronics
18 5 (0.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.17%) Velocity
2 10 (0.94%) .NET
2 10 (0.94%) React
3 9 (0.85%) Node.js
4 5 (0.47%) EDI
5 3 (0.28%) CSS
5 3 (0.28%) GraphQL
5 3 (0.28%) HTML
5 3 (0.28%) REST
5 3 (0.28%) RESTful
6 2 (0.19%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.19%) MobX
6 2 (0.19%) Web Services
7 1 (0.094%) COM
7 1 (0.094%) Flash
7 1 (0.094%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 53 (5.00%) User Experience
2 22 (2.08%) Data Centre
2 22 (2.08%) iPad
3 18 (1.70%) Virtual Team
4 17 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 17 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.04%) Blog
7 10 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (0.85%) PMI
9 8 (0.75%) Marketing Technology
9 8 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.75%) Social Media
10 7 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
10 7 (0.66%) FMCG
10 7 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.47%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.47%) Housing Association
11 5 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.32%) Windows
2 6 (0.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.28%) Android
4 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.094%) Linux
6 1 (0.094%) Unix
6 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (59.25%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (33.87%) Service Delivery
3 319 (30.09%) Scrum
4 301 (28.40%) Project Management
5 250 (23.58%) Project Delivery
6 214 (20.19%) ITIL
7 210 (19.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 177 (16.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 138 (13.02%) Software Delivery
10 137 (12.92%) Coaching
11 128 (12.08%) Service Management
12 118 (11.13%) DevOps
13 115 (10.85%) Kanban
14 111 (10.47%) Line Management
15 108 (10.19%) Software Engineering
16 102 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
17 98 (9.25%) Mentoring
18 91 (8.58%) Waterfall
19 85 (8.02%) Sprint Planning
20 82 (7.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (1.60%) Java
2 15 (1.42%) C
2 15 (1.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (0.94%) SQL
4 9 (0.85%) C#
5 5 (0.47%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.28%) Python
6 3 (0.28%) Ruby
7 2 (0.19%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.19%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.094%) C++
8 1 (0.094%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.094%) PHP
8 1 (0.094%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (6.04%) Degree
2 48 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 44 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
4 37 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 27 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.85%) PMP
9 8 (0.75%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.47%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.28%) CCNA
12 3 (0.28%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.19%) APMG
13 2 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.094%) APMP
14 1 (0.094%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.11%) SLA
2 44 (4.15%) QA
3 11 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.04%) PMO
4 9 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.57%) GDPR
7 5 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.28%) COBIT
10 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.094%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.094%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (0.85%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.47%) Ansible
3 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.19%) SCCM
4 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.094%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.094%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.094%) Netcool
Vendors
1 84 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 35 (3.30%) SAP
3 29 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (2.26%) ServiceNow
5 15 (1.42%) Cisco
5 15 (1.42%) Oracle
6 14 (1.32%) Elastic Path
7 13 (1.23%) Mercator
8 11 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.75%) Google
9 8 (0.75%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.47%) Adobe
10 5 (0.47%) Pega
11 4 (0.38%) BT
11 4 (0.38%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.38%) Progress
11 4 (0.38%) VMware
12 3 (0.28%) Cadence
12 3 (0.28%) hybris
12 3 (0.28%) Veeam