Period
to

The median annual salary for a Delivery Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 476 387 347
Rank change year-on-year -89 -40 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 1,258 836 667
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.85% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 707 533
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,150
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £58,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.76% -3.33% -2.44%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 166,502 98,813 75,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.09% 91.70% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 85,254 70,888 61,403
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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 -76 1,036 £63,500 +5.83% 129
UK excluding London -34 633 £57,500 +4.55% 92
Work from Home -43 600 £65,000 +13.04% 47
London -104 479 £70,000 +3.70% 43
North of England -29 189 £60,000 +8.60% 22
South East -16 171 £60,000 -4.76% 24
North West -10 124 £57,500 -4.17% 18
Midlands -62 84 £57,500 +16.75% 18
West Midlands -51 67 £60,000 +26.32% 10
Yorkshire -52 59 £63,750 +15.91% 3
South West -23 51 £53,112 +1.17% 12
Scotland -44 50 £55,000 - 6
East of England -84 47 £55,000 +1.85% 6
Wales -3 43 £55,197 +13.17% 4
East Midlands -46 18 £47,750 -11.16% 8
North East -21 6 £75,000 +79.64% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £50,000 - 1

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Delivery Manager job roles required the following 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.

1 665 (52.86%) Agile
2 455 (36.17%) Service Delivery
3 398 (31.64%) Social Skills
4 377 (29.97%) Project Management
5 336 (26.71%) Scrum
6 326 (25.91%) Finance
7 254 (20.19%) ITIL
8 238 (18.92%) Project Delivery
9 211 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 209 (16.61%) Service Management
11 187 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 173 (13.75%) Coaching
13 162 (12.88%) SLA
14 150 (11.92%) Microsoft
15 128 (10.17%) Software Delivery
16 123 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
17 114 (9.06%) JIRA
18 111 (8.82%) DevOps
19 110 (8.74%) Public Sector
20 107 (8.51%) Mentoring
21 106 (8.43%) Azure
22 101 (8.03%) SDLC
23 100 (7.95%) Kanban
24 97 (7.71%) PRINCE2
25 91 (7.23%) Security Cleared
26 90 (7.15%) AWS
26 90 (7.15%) Risk Management
27 88 (7.00%) Presentation Skills
28 83 (6.60%) CI/CD
29 80 (6.36%) Influencing Skills

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 67 (5.33%) Confluence
2 17 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.27%) CMS
4 13 (1.03%) Headless CMS
5 7 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.48%) Drupal
6 6 (0.48%) Hyperledger
7 5 (0.40%) Mule
7 5 (0.40%) Mule ESB
7 5 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.16%) WordPress
10 1 (0.079%) TPMS
10 1 (0.079%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.79%) Shopify
2 9 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.48%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.48%) SAP ECC
3 6 (0.48%) SAP PP
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.16%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.079%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.079%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.079%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 106 (8.43%) Azure
2 90 (7.15%) AWS
3 52 (4.13%) SaaS
4 45 (3.58%) Microsoft 365
5 34 (2.70%) Power Platform
6 22 (1.75%) BigCommerce
6 22 (1.75%) Commercetools
7 18 (1.43%) Azure DevOps
8 16 (1.27%) SAP Commerce Cloud
9 15 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (1.11%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
11 11 (0.87%) PaaS
12 9 (0.72%) GCP
12 9 (0.72%) IaaS
13 8 (0.64%) Miro
13 8 (0.64%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.64%) Smartsheet
14 7 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.56%) Azure Pipelines
14 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.27%) LAN
1 16 (1.27%) WAN
2 10 (0.79%) IP Telephony
2 10 (0.79%) Softphone
2 10 (0.79%) Unified Communications
3 9 (0.72%) Internet
3 9 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (0.64%) Firewall
5 6 (0.48%) PBX
5 6 (0.48%) Wireless
6 4 (0.32%) Broadband
6 4 (0.32%) Network Security
6 4 (0.32%) WebEx
7 3 (0.24%) WLAN
8 2 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.079%) DNS
9 1 (0.079%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.67%) Power BI
2 12 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (0.87%) SAP HANA
4 8 (0.64%) Big Data
5 7 (0.56%) SQL Server
5 7 (0.56%) Tableau
6 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.16%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.16%) DynamoDB
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.079%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.079%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.079%) LogicBlox
9 1 (0.079%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 114 (9.06%) JIRA
2 10 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.079%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.079%) GoCD
General
1 398 (31.64%) Social Skills
2 326 (25.91%) Finance
3 110 (8.74%) Public Sector
4 88 (7.00%) Presentation Skills
5 80 (6.36%) Influencing Skills
5 80 (6.36%) Retail
6 79 (6.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 70 (5.56%) Organisational Skills
8 68 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
9 64 (5.09%) Banking
10 51 (4.05%) Legal
11 50 (3.97%) Marketing
12 41 (3.26%) Telecoms
13 25 (1.99%) Advertising
14 17 (1.35%) Manufacturing
15 15 (1.19%) Aerospace
16 14 (1.11%) Law
17 11 (0.87%) Automotive
17 11 (0.87%) Local Government
18 10 (0.79%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.62%) Velocity
2 18 (1.43%) .NET
3 13 (1.03%) COM
3 13 (1.03%) MACH
3 13 (1.03%) Web Services
4 7 (0.56%) ARM Templates
4 7 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.40%) REST
6 3 (0.24%) RESTful
7 2 (0.16%) Middleware
7 2 (0.16%) OpenID
7 2 (0.16%) React
7 2 (0.16%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.16%) Spring
8 1 (0.079%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.079%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.079%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.079%) HTML
8 1 (0.079%) Node.js
8 1 (0.079%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (3.34%) User Experience
2 40 (3.18%) Management Information System
3 37 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (2.62%) Public Cloud
5 26 (2.07%) iPad
6 25 (1.99%) Credit Risk
7 23 (1.83%) Cloud Native
8 22 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 21 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.27%) NHS
12 11 (0.87%) Video on Demand
13 10 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.72%) Blockchain
14 9 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (0.64%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.64%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (1.75%) Windows
2 15 (1.19%) Linux
3 13 (1.03%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.48%) Android
4 6 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.32%) Unix
6 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (52.86%) Agile
2 455 (36.17%) Service Delivery
3 377 (29.97%) Project Management
4 336 (26.71%) Scrum
5 254 (20.19%) ITIL
6 238 (18.92%) Project Delivery
7 211 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 209 (16.61%) Service Management
9 187 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 173 (13.75%) Coaching
11 128 (10.17%) Software Delivery
12 123 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
13 111 (8.82%) DevOps
14 107 (8.51%) Mentoring
15 101 (8.03%) SDLC
16 100 (7.95%) Kanban
17 97 (7.71%) PRINCE2
18 90 (7.15%) Risk Management
19 83 (6.60%) CI/CD
20 80 (6.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (1.99%) SQL
2 15 (1.19%) Java
3 9 (0.72%) C
3 9 (0.72%) C#
3 9 (0.72%) Python
4 6 (0.48%) DAML
5 4 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.16%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.079%) Scala
7 1 (0.079%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 72 (5.72%) Degree
3 45 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (1.27%) PMI Certification
8 14 (1.11%) DBS Check
9 13 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (0.95%) PMP
11 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.56%) CISM
12 7 (0.56%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.56%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (0.48%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (12.88%) SLA
2 53 (4.21%) QA
3 44 (3.50%) PMO
4 10 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.56%) Accessibility
5 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.48%) NCSC
7 5 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.40%) GDPR
8 4 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.32%) NIST
9 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.16%) COBIT
11 1 (0.079%) HL7
11 1 (0.079%) IFRS
11 1 (0.079%) IFRS 17
11 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.079%) SOC 2
System Software
1 11 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.64%) Docker
3 5 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.11%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.79%) Terraform
3 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (0.56%) Ansible
5 2 (0.16%) Autotask
5 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.079%) Nessus
6 1 (0.079%) SCCM
6 1 (0.079%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 150 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 39 (3.10%) SAP
3 29 (2.31%) Oracle
4 28 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (1.91%) Cisco
6 19 (1.51%) ServiceNow
7 17 (1.35%) BT
7 17 (1.35%) Google
8 15 (1.19%) Virgin Media
9 14 (1.11%) VMware
10 11 (0.87%) Mercator
11 9 (0.72%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.72%) Elastic Path
11 9 (0.72%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.64%) HP
12 8 (0.64%) IBM
13 7 (0.56%) Apple
14 6 (0.48%) Remedy
15 5 (0.40%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.40%) F5