The median annual salary for a Lead SQL Server Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead SQL Server Developer
UK
Rank 854 940 938
Rank change year-on-year +86 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead SQL Server Developer 6 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.016% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 26
Median salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,250 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £86,100 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £43,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year +22.85% +0.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Lead SQL Server Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead SQL Server Developer in the UK

Lead SQL Server Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead SQL Server Developer.

Salary trend for Lead SQL Server Developer in the UK

Lead SQL Server Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead SQL Server Developer over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead SQL Server Developer in the UK

Lead SQL Server Developer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead SQL Server Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +98 6 £67,500 +12.50% 1
London +78 3 £83,500 +28.46%
East of England - 2 £67,500 - 1
Waltham Cross - 2 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £67,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
St Helens - 1 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -

Lead SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Lead SQL Server Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) C#
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
5 13 (50.00%) .NET
6 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
7 10 (38.46%) MVC
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (38.46%) Web Development
8 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
8 9 (34.62%) IIS
9 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
9 8 (30.77%) Scrum
9 8 (30.77%) Ajax
10 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (26.92%) Subversion
11 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
12 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
13 4 (15.38%) Analytics
13 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (15.38%) Kanban
13 4 (15.38%) Degree
13 4 (15.38%) JIRA
13 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse

Lead SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (7.69%) Power BI
7 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 7 (26.92%) Subversion
3 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.85%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.85%) LESS
7 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Equities
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Fintech
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
1 10 (38.46%) Web Development
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Kanban
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (15.38%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
7 3 (11.54%) ETL
7 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Content Management
8 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk