Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Delivery Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 396 408
Rank change year-on-year +33 +12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 1,360 1,423 1,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,003 1,095 1,055
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,819 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.31% +4.76% -4.55%

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 152,454 172,106 177,593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.06% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122,023 138,690 148,265
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +2.41%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +27 1,291 £65,000 +4.00% 224
UK excluding London +71 762 £56,819 +3.31% 133
London -26 564 £70,000 - 97
South East +25 186 £60,000 +9.09% 31
North of England +44 180 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Midlands +55 175 £65,000 +12.07% 34
West Midlands +98 137 £70,000 +40.00% 25
North West +62 120 £57,500 +15.00% 18
South West +34 100 £55,000 -8.33% 12
East of England +33 71 £62,500 +38.89% 15
Yorkshire +40 55 £53,750 +19.44% 10
East Midlands 0 38 £47,500 -29.63% 8
Scotland +17 37 £44,250 -19.55%
Wales +8 15 £50,198 -3.47% 5
North East -21 5 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Northern Ireland -9 2 - - 1

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 696 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (38.16%) Service Delivery
3 419 (30.81%) Finance
4 396 (29.12%) ITIL
5 373 (27.43%) Project Management
6 330 (24.26%) Scrum
7 300 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 210 (15.44%) Service Management
9 201 (14.78%) SLA
10 182 (13.38%) Software Delivery
11 159 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 157 (11.54%) Software Engineering
13 148 (10.88%) Coaching
14 147 (10.81%) DevOps
15 133 (9.78%) SAP
15 133 (9.78%) Mentoring
16 131 (9.63%) SDLC
17 126 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
18 125 (9.19%) PRINCE2
18 125 (9.19%) Microsoft
19 122 (8.97%) Oracle
20 117 (8.60%) Retail
21 114 (8.38%) E-Commerce
22 101 (7.43%) Degree
23 100 (7.35%) Kanban
24 99 (7.28%) ITSM
25 91 (6.69%) Java
26 88 (6.47%) QA
27 87 (6.40%) Line Management
28 86 (6.32%) User Experience

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 (3.16%) CMS
2 30 (2.21%) Confluence
3 26 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 13 (0.96%) SAS
5 12 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 10 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 10 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.66%) JBoss
8 5 (0.37%) IIS
8 5 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.15%) Apache
12 1 (0.074%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.074%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.074%) WordPress
Applications
1 79 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (5.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.37%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.074%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 53 (3.90%) SAP Hybris
2 12 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.66%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.59%) Magento
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.51%) SAP SD
8 6 (0.44%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.29%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.06%) SaaS
4 20 (1.47%) GitHub
4 20 (1.47%) Office 365
5 17 (1.25%) Trello
6 12 (0.88%) IaaS
6 12 (0.88%) PaaS
7 11 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.15%) Asana
9 2 (0.15%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.15%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.15%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.15%) Yammer
10 1 (0.074%) Boomi
10 1 (0.074%) Force.com
10 1 (0.074%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.074%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.25%) WAN
2 16 (1.18%) Internet
3 15 (1.10%) Skype
4 13 (0.96%) LAN
4 13 (0.96%) Network Security
4 13 (0.96%) SMS
5 11 (0.81%) VoIP
6 8 (0.59%) Firewall
7 5 (0.37%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.29%) Broadband
8 4 (0.29%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.29%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.29%) MPLS
8 4 (0.29%) SAN
8 4 (0.29%) VPN
9 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.15%) CTI
10 2 (0.15%) Intranet
10 2 (0.15%) IPsec
10 2 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.62%) Big Data
3 14 (1.03%) Power BI
4 13 (0.96%) QlikView
5 10 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.37%) Electronic Patient Records
10 4 (0.29%) GIS
10 4 (0.29%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.15%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.074%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.074%) Endeca
12 1 (0.074%) MS Access
12 1 (0.074%) MySQL
12 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 76 (5.59%) JIRA
2 7 (0.51%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (0.37%) Jasmine
4 5 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (0.37%) Maven
4 5 (0.37%) MSBuild
4 5 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (0.37%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.29%) VersionOne
6 3 (0.22%) CA Release Automation
6 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.074%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.074%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.074%) Moq
7 1 (0.074%) MSTest
7 1 (0.074%) NUnit
7 1 (0.074%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.074%) SpecFlow
General
1 419 (30.81%) Finance
2 117 (8.60%) Retail
3 84 (6.18%) Marketing
4 58 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.97%) Banking
6 30 (2.21%) Billing
6 30 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 29 (2.13%) Law
8 16 (1.18%) Electronics
9 12 (0.88%) Games
9 12 (0.88%) Legal
10 10 (0.74%) Back Office
11 9 (0.66%) Advertising
12 8 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.59%) Publishing
13 6 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.44%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.22%) Local Government
15 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.24%) .NET
2 19 (1.40%) Middleware
3 17 (1.25%) HTML
4 12 (0.88%) Flash
5 10 (0.74%) Web Services
6 9 (0.66%) Velocity
7 8 (0.59%) AngularJS
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.37%) Node.js
9 5 (0.37%) OLE
10 4 (0.29%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.29%) EDI
10 4 (0.29%) HTML5
10 4 (0.29%) J2EE
10 4 (0.29%) React
10 4 (0.29%) REST
11 3 (0.22%) CGI
11 3 (0.22%) COM
11 3 (0.22%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (0.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (6.32%) User Experience
2 79 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 54 (3.97%) Virtual Team
5 44 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 42 (3.09%) NHS
7 36 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (2.06%) Fintech
9 24 (1.76%) iPad
10 20 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
11 18 (1.32%) PMI
12 12 (0.88%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.66%) Digital Media
13 9 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.59%) FMCG
15 7 (0.51%) Oracle Exalytics
15 7 (0.51%) Public Cloud
16 6 (0.44%) Derivative
17 5 (0.37%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 51 (3.75%) Windows
2 23 (1.69%) Linux
3 16 (1.18%) Unix
4 13 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.44%) Android
8 5 (0.37%) Debian
8 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.15%) Solaris
11 2 (0.15%) VMS
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (38.16%) Service Delivery
3 396 (29.12%) ITIL
4 373 (27.43%) Project Management
5 330 (24.26%) Scrum
6 300 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 210 (15.44%) Service Management
8 182 (13.38%) Software Delivery
9 159 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 157 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 148 (10.88%) Coaching
12 147 (10.81%) DevOps
13 133 (9.78%) Mentoring
14 131 (9.63%) SDLC
15 126 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
16 125 (9.19%) PRINCE2
17 114 (8.38%) E-Commerce
18 100 (7.35%) Kanban
19 99 (7.28%) ITSM
20 87 (6.40%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (6.69%) Java
2 50 (3.68%) SQL
3 38 (2.79%) JavaScript
4 27 (1.99%) C#
5 19 (1.40%) Python
6 13 (0.96%) C
7 10 (0.74%) R
8 5 (0.37%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.22%) PHP
9 3 (0.22%) VB
9 3 (0.22%) VBA
10 2 (0.15%) Scala
11 1 (0.074%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.074%) C++
11 1 (0.074%) Perl
11 1 (0.074%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 101 (7.43%) Degree
2 64 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 60 (4.41%) ISEB
4 59 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
5 53 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 42 (3.09%) PMI Certification
7 36 (2.65%) PMP
8 22 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 16 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (0.88%) MBA
11 9 (0.66%) APMP
11 9 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.44%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.29%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.29%) MCSE
14 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.22%) MCDST
16 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
16 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (14.78%) SLA
2 88 (6.47%) QA
3 58 (4.26%) GDPR
4 33 (2.43%) PMO
5 29 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 18 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.29%) COBIT
10 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.22%) BS25999
12 1 (0.074%) AQAP
12 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.074%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.074%) Docker
4 1 (0.074%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.37%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.29%) Puppet
3 3 (0.22%) BladeLogic
3 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.22%) SCCM
4 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.074%) Ansible
5 1 (0.074%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.074%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.074%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.074%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (9.78%) SAP
2 125 (9.19%) Microsoft
3 122 (8.97%) Oracle
4 68 (5.00%) hybris
5 48 (3.53%) ATG
6 42 (3.09%) Sitecore
7 28 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.47%) Google
9 16 (1.18%) IBM
10 15 (1.10%) VMware
11 14 (1.03%) Tableau
12 13 (0.96%) Cisco
13 12 (0.88%) JD Edwards
14 11 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 11 (0.81%) Cadence
15 9 (0.66%) CheckPoint
15 9 (0.66%) TIBCO
16 7 (0.51%) ServiceNow
17 5 (0.37%) HP
17 5 (0.37%) MEDITECH