Period
to 21 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Delivery Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 312 363 416
Rank change year-on-year +51 +53 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 1,224 1,314 1,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.87% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.91% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 981 973 1,040
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% -3.64%

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 118,150 145,103 169,894
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.92% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94,698 116,046 139,291
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +57 1,171 £60,000 -4.00% 203
UK excluding London +43 654 £55,000 - 160
London +79 552 £67,500 -3.57% 51
South East +109 220 £57,000 -4.60% 37
North of England +58 169 £57,500 +4.55% 43
Midlands -49 113 £56,250 -13.46% 28
Yorkshire +76 81 £60,000 +14.29% 18
West Midlands -34 79 £62,500 -7.41% 19
North West +26 76 £53,053 -3.54% 22
East of England +61 61 £61,500 +6.96% 18
South West -9 51 £52,500 - 26
East Midlands +11 34 £50,750 -0.98% 9
Scotland +22 31 £53,750 +23.56% 5
North East +15 12 £43,000 -19.83% 3
Wales -8 7 £66,250 +31.98% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £92,500 - 1

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 596 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
2 497 (40.60%) Service Delivery
3 322 (26.31%) Finance
4 319 (26.06%) ITIL
5 253 (20.67%) Project Management
6 243 (19.85%) Scrum
7 232 (18.95%) Project Delivery
8 212 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 192 (15.69%) Service Management
10 165 (13.48%) Mentoring
11 164 (13.40%) Coaching
12 162 (13.24%) Software Delivery
13 161 (13.15%) SLA
14 109 (8.91%) SDLC
14 109 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 103 (8.42%) Line Management
16 101 (8.25%) DevOps
17 100 (8.17%) Change Management
18 97 (7.92%) Degree
19 94 (7.68%) Microsoft
20 92 (7.52%) Software Engineering
21 90 (7.35%) JIRA
22 86 (7.03%) Public Sector
23 81 (6.62%) Programme Management
24 79 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
25 78 (6.37%) ITIL Certification
25 78 (6.37%) Analytics
26 76 (6.21%) Retail
27 75 (6.13%) Banking
27 75 (6.13%) Telecoms

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 43 (3.51%) Confluence
2 9 (0.74%) CMS
3 8 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.57%) EPiServer
5 5 (0.41%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.41%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.33%) SAS
7 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.082%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.082%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.082%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.082%) IIS
9 1 (0.082%) MTS
Applications
1 57 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.082%) Mingle
5 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.63%) FINCAD Analytics
2 12 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
3 9 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.57%) Magento
5 5 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.33%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.25%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.082%) Carpe Diem
9 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.082%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.082%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.082%) SAP SM
9 1 (0.082%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.41%) AWS
2 43 (3.51%) Office 365
3 37 (3.02%) Azure
3 37 (3.02%) SaaS
4 9 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.65%) GCP
5 8 (0.65%) GitHub
6 7 (0.57%) Slack
7 5 (0.41%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.41%) Trello
8 4 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.33%) Serverless
9 3 (0.25%) PaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.082%) G Suite
10 1 (0.082%) Google Play
10 1 (0.082%) IaaS
10 1 (0.082%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.082%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.80%) WAN
2 20 (1.63%) LAN
3 11 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (0.74%) 5G
4 9 (0.74%) Broadband
5 8 (0.65%) Internet
6 5 (0.41%) Firewall
6 5 (0.41%) Intranet
6 5 (0.41%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.41%) VoIP
7 4 (0.33%) 4G
7 4 (0.33%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.33%) Skype
8 3 (0.25%) 2.5G
8 3 (0.25%) 2G
8 3 (0.25%) 3G
8 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.16%) LTE
9 2 (0.16%) MPLS
9 2 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.04%) Big Data
2 23 (1.88%) GIS
3 21 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (1.63%) Amazon Athena
4 20 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 14 (1.14%) SQL Server
6 8 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.33%) DB2
7 4 (0.33%) MS Access
7 4 (0.33%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (0.33%) QlikView
8 3 (0.25%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.25%) MySQL
8 3 (0.25%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.25%) Power BI
9 2 (0.16%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (0.16%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.16%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 90 (7.35%) JIRA
2 15 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.82%) RStudio
4 5 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.41%) webpack
5 4 (0.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.33%) Maven
5 4 (0.33%) Postman
5 4 (0.33%) REST Assured
5 4 (0.33%) Selenium
5 4 (0.33%) VersionOne
5 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.16%) TestRail
7 1 (0.082%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.082%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.082%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 322 (26.31%) Finance
2 86 (7.03%) Public Sector
3 76 (6.21%) Retail
4 75 (6.13%) Banking
4 75 (6.13%) Telecoms
5 51 (4.17%) Legal
6 27 (2.21%) Marketing
7 23 (1.88%) Front Office
8 17 (1.39%) Law
9 16 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.14%) Games
11 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.74%) Local Government
11 9 (0.74%) Online Betting
12 8 (0.65%) Back Office
13 7 (0.57%) Automotive
14 6 (0.49%) Electronics
14 6 (0.49%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.41%) Publishing
16 4 (0.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.68%) .NET
2 37 (3.02%) Web Services
3 20 (1.63%) J2EE
4 17 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 17 (1.39%) Node.js
5 15 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 10 (0.82%) ADO
6 10 (0.82%) Velocity
7 8 (0.65%) Spring
8 5 (0.41%) Spring Boot
9 4 (0.33%) CSS
9 4 (0.33%) HTML
9 4 (0.33%) XML
10 3 (0.25%) CSS3
10 3 (0.25%) HTML5
11 2 (0.16%) .NET Core
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.16%) EDI
11 2 (0.16%) MDX
11 2 (0.16%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.49%) User Experience
3 52 (4.25%) Virtual Team
4 47 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.88%) Hedge funds
7 23 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.63%) Derivative
8 20 (1.63%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.14%) Fibre Optics
11 14 (1.14%) iPad
12 11 (0.90%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.74%) NHS
13 9 (0.74%) Online Games
14 8 (0.65%) FMCG
15 5 (0.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (3.02%) Windows
2 8 (0.65%) Windows 10
2 8 (0.65%) Windows 7
2 8 (0.65%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.33%) Linux
4 3 (0.25%) Android
4 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.25%) Unix
5 1 (0.082%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
2 497 (40.60%) Service Delivery
3 319 (26.06%) ITIL
4 253 (20.67%) Project Management
5 243 (19.85%) Scrum
6 232 (18.95%) Project Delivery
7 212 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 192 (15.69%) Service Management
9 165 (13.48%) Mentoring
10 164 (13.40%) Coaching
11 162 (13.24%) Software Delivery
12 109 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 109 (8.91%) SDLC
13 103 (8.42%) Line Management
14 101 (8.25%) DevOps
15 100 (8.17%) Change Management
16 92 (7.52%) Software Engineering
17 81 (6.62%) Programme Management
18 79 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
19 78 (6.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 68 (5.56%) Java
2 53 (4.33%) C#
3 45 (3.68%) SQL
4 44 (3.59%) JavaScript
5 41 (3.35%) Python
6 40 (3.27%) C
7 31 (2.53%) C++
8 20 (1.63%) Kotlin
9 10 (0.82%) Scala
10 8 (0.65%) VBA
11 7 (0.57%) PHP
12 4 (0.33%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.33%) Ruby
12 4 (0.33%) VB
13 2 (0.16%) BrightScript
13 2 (0.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 97 (7.92%) Degree
2 78 (6.37%) ITIL Certification
3 43 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.55%) PMP
6 18 (1.47%) Master's Degree
7 16 (1.31%) PMI Certification
8 14 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.65%) MBA
11 5 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.33%) IIBA
13 3 (0.25%) CISSP
14 2 (0.16%) ISEB
14 2 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.16%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 1 (0.082%) CompTIA Security+
15 1 (0.082%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (13.15%) SLA
2 56 (4.58%) PMO
3 46 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (2.61%) QA
5 25 (2.04%) ISO 9001
5 25 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (0.82%) GDPR
7 6 (0.49%) COBIT
8 5 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.33%) BS25999
9 4 (0.33%) PSD2
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.082%) IASME
System Software
1 17 (1.39%) Terminal Services
2 10 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.41%) Docker
5 4 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.25%) Firmware
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.082%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (0.49%) SCCM
2 5 (0.41%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (0.33%) Packer
4 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.082%) Puppet
4 1 (0.082%) Salt
4 1 (0.082%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 94 (7.68%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
3 42 (3.43%) SAP
4 31 (2.53%) Apple
5 27 (2.21%) Citrix
6 25 (2.04%) ServiceNow
7 24 (1.96%) Remedy
8 23 (1.88%) Adobe
9 20 (1.63%) Bloomberg
9 20 (1.63%) iManage
10 19 (1.55%) Cisco
10 19 (1.55%) Oracle
11 18 (1.47%) hybris
12 14 (1.14%) VMware
13 13 (1.06%) Dell
14 9 (0.74%) Google
14 9 (0.74%) Sony
15 8 (0.65%) HP
16 7 (0.57%) Cadence
16 7 (0.57%) Demandware