The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STL over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 294 230 277
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +47
Permanent jobs citing STL 17 83 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.80% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 2.07% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 69 30
Average salary £67,500 £80,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £96,000 £101,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
STL
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3399 4002 4304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.67% 38.53% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 3445 3920
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing STL across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

STL
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing STL across the City of London region.

STL Salary Trend in the City of London

STL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing STL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

STL Salary Histogram in the City of London

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 57 (100.00%) C++
2 45 (78.95%) Linux
3 43 (75.44%) Multithreading
4 39 (68.42%) Finance
5 38 (66.67%) UNIX
6 32 (56.14%) Low Latency
7 29 (50.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 23 (40.35%) OO
9 21 (36.84%) OOD
10 17 (29.82%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 15 (26.32%) C
12 13 (22.81%) Solaris
13 12 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (14.04%) Python
14 8 (14.04%) Derivative
14 8 (14.04%) Front Office
14 8 (14.04%) Degree
15 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
15 7 (12.28%) Windows
15 7 (12.28%) SQL
16 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
17 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
18 3 (5.26%) TDD
18 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
18 3 (5.26%) Java
18 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
18 3 (5.26%) Perl
18 3 (5.26%) XML

STL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) 3G
2 2 (3.51%) 4G
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Grunt
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 39 (68.42%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Front Office
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (73.68%) Developer
2 38 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 5 (8.77%) C++ Programmer
3 5 (8.77%) Programmer
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Python Developer
6 1 (1.75%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (1.75%) Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Consultant
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Software Consultant
6 1 (1.75%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (1.75%) C++ Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (5.26%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) CORBA
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.51%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.75%) Django
4 1 (1.75%) Qt
4 1 (1.75%) SciPy
4 1 (1.75%) NumPy
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (14.04%) Derivative
3 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.26%) Spread Betting
5 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
6 1 (1.75%) Swaptions
6 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 45 (78.95%) Linux
2 38 (66.67%) UNIX
3 13 (22.81%) Solaris
4 7 (12.28%) Windows
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) Multithreading
2 32 (56.14%) Low Latency
3 23 (40.35%) OO
4 21 (36.84%) OOD
5 17 (29.82%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.51%) Workflow
10 2 (3.51%) Electronic Trading
11 1 (1.75%) Analytics
11 1 (1.75%) Project Planning
11 1 (1.75%) OOP
11 1 (1.75%) Automated Testing
11 1 (1.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (26.32%) C
3 8 (14.04%) Python
4 7 (12.28%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (5.26%) Pascal
5 3 (5.26%) Lua
5 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.51%) ECMAScript
6 2 (3.51%) Groovy
6 2 (3.51%) Scala
6 2 (3.51%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) VC++
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) IronPython
7 1 (1.75%) Ada
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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