The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited STL over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 591 506 555
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +49
Permanent jobs citing STL 322 493 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 1.04% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 268 404 289
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +36.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +13.69%

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40400 47286 43640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.81% 40.03% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34531 40439 37916
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

STL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

STL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing STL within the UK.

STL Salary Trend in the UK

STL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing STL over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

STL Salary Histogram in the UK

STL
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -68 299 £55,000 -15.38% 53
London -108 168 £67,500 -3.57% 29
South East +25 81 £47,500 -5.00% 13
City of London +58 46 £55,000 -21.42% 10
South West -5 30 £46,500 +24.00% 4
Surrey +12 29 £50,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +7 22 £50,500 +34.66% 1
Hampshire +17 19 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Southampton +18 17 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Gloucester -1 17 £53,000 +17.77% 1
West Sussex - 13 £40,000 - 2
Guildford +12 12 £52,500 +5.00%
Burgess Hill - 12 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 12 £37,000 - 2
Scotland +27 9 £38,500 - 1
Edinburgh +12 8 £38,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 8 £45,000 -3.22% 5
East of England +7 8 £45,000 -3.22% 5
Twickenham - 8 - -
Wales +12 6 £36,000 +10.76%
Bridgend +7 6 £36,000 +10.76%
South Wales +4 6 £36,000 +10.76%
Buckinghamshire -2 6 - - 2
Sheffield - 6 £34,000 - 2
Esher - 6 £50,000 -
Leeds - 6 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £34,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +14 5 - - 1
Peterborough +4 5 £42,500 -5.55%

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 647 (98.18%) C++
2 310 (47.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 298 (45.22%) Linux
4 295 (44.76%) Multithreading
5 280 (42.49%) UNIX
6 277 (42.03%) Finance
7 250 (37.94%) Software Engineering
8 217 (32.93%) Windows
9 189 (28.68%) C#
10 184 (27.92%) OO
11 175 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
12 165 (25.04%) SQL
13 160 (24.28%) Degree
14 147 (22.31%) C
15 136 (20.64%) Visual Studio
16 131 (19.88%) Computer Science
17 126 (19.12%) Algorithms
18 123 (18.66%) TDD
19 121 (18.36%) MFC
20 120 (18.21%) Low Latency
21 119 (18.06%) Java
22 116 (17.60%) JavaScript
22 116 (17.60%) Python
23 93 (14.11%) OOD
24 90 (13.66%) Microsoft
24 90 (13.66%) SDLC
25 89 (13.51%) SQL Server
25 89 (13.51%) XML
26 85 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
27 79 (11.99%) .NET

STL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 14 (2.12%) Node.js
2 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 2 (0.30%) RMDS
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.04%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.34%) Network Security
3 16 (2.43%) Ethernet
4 12 (1.82%) CTI
5 11 (1.67%) LTE
6 10 (1.52%) HTTP
7 8 (1.21%) GSM
7 8 (1.21%) RTP
8 7 (1.06%) Wireless
8 7 (1.06%) Internet
8 7 (1.06%) VoLTE
8 7 (1.06%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (0.76%) IPv4
10 4 (0.61%) PBX
10 4 (0.61%) SS7
10 4 (0.61%) TCAP
10 4 (0.61%) INAP
10 4 (0.61%) VLAN
10 4 (0.61%) RANAP
10 4 (0.61%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.89%) MySQL
3 42 (6.37%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.12%) OLTP
5 13 (1.97%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.46%) SQLBase
8 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.30%) SQLite
9 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.15%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 136 (20.64%) Visual Studio
2 51 (7.74%) GCC
3 50 (7.59%) Subversion
4 27 (4.10%) GoogleTest
5 19 (2.88%) CppUnit
5 19 (2.88%) Moq
6 17 (2.58%) Bugzilla
7 14 (2.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (1.97%) CruiseControl
8 13 (1.97%) GDB
8 13 (1.97%) Hudson
9 10 (1.52%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.37%) NUnit
11 8 (1.21%) FitNesse
11 8 (1.21%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.21%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.06%) Git (software)
13 6 (0.91%) AccuRev
13 6 (0.91%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.61%) Trac
General
1 277 (42.03%) Finance
2 50 (7.59%) Banking
3 47 (7.13%) Front Office
4 34 (5.16%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.25%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.19%) Electronics
7 17 (2.58%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.12%) Legal
9 10 (1.52%) Automotive
10 6 (0.91%) Marketing
10 6 (0.91%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.76%) Games
12 3 (0.46%) Back Office
13 2 (0.30%) Retail
13 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) Military
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 473 (71.78%) Developer
2 404 (61.31%) C++ Developer
3 178 (27.01%) Software Engineer
4 104 (15.78%) Software Developer
5 68 (10.32%) C++ Software Developer
6 66 (10.02%) C++ Software Engineer
7 38 (5.77%) Programmer
8 36 (5.46%) C++ Programmer
9 35 (5.31%) Senior Developer
9 35 (5.31%) Senior Software Engineer
10 31 (4.70%) C# Developer
11 28 (4.25%) Senior C++ Developer
12 15 (2.28%) C++/C# Developer
13 14 (2.12%) C# Software Developer
14 13 (1.97%) GUI Developer
14 13 (1.97%) Analyst Programmer
14 13 (1.97%) Analyst
14 13 (1.97%) C++ Analyst Programmer
15 11 (1.67%) Software Development Engineer
15 11 (1.67%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (47.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 121 (18.36%) MFC
3 89 (13.51%) XML
4 79 (11.99%) .NET
5 70 (10.62%) HTML
6 54 (8.19%) HTML5
7 42 (6.37%) WPF
8 41 (6.22%) COM
9 40 (6.07%) Qt
10 37 (5.61%) WCF
11 33 (5.01%) OpenGL
12 31 (4.70%) REST
13 28 (4.25%) FIX Protocol
14 26 (3.95%) Web Services
15 20 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
16 19 (2.88%) WinForms
16 19 (2.88%) NHibernate
16 19 (2.88%) LINQ
16 19 (2.88%) SOAP
17 18 (2.73%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 131 (19.88%) Computer Science
2 126 (19.12%) Algorithms
3 85 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (11.68%) Mathematics
5 66 (10.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 65 (9.86%) Data Structures
7 50 (7.59%) Derivative
8 38 (5.77%) Fixed Income
8 38 (5.77%) Visualisation
9 29 (4.40%) Hedge funds
10 25 (3.79%) Client/Server
11 21 (3.19%) Equities
12 20 (3.03%) Social Media
12 20 (3.03%) Clustering
13 17 (2.58%) CUDA
14 12 (1.82%) Device Driver
15 10 (1.52%) Spread Betting
15 10 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 9 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 298 (45.22%) Linux
2 280 (42.49%) UNIX
3 217 (32.93%) Windows
4 24 (3.64%) Solaris
5 17 (2.58%) Android
6 11 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.06%) Windows CE
8 6 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (44.76%) Multithreading
2 250 (37.94%) Software Engineering
3 184 (27.92%) OO
4 175 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (18.66%) TDD
6 120 (18.21%) Low Latency
7 93 (14.11%) OOD
8 90 (13.66%) SDLC
9 74 (11.23%) Scrum
10 61 (9.26%) OOP
11 49 (7.44%) Analytics
12 47 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (5.92%) Unit Testing
14 28 (4.25%) UML
15 27 (4.10%) Pair Programming
15 27 (4.10%) Kanban
15 27 (4.10%) Machine Learning
16 24 (3.64%) Software Architecture
17 21 (3.19%) Validation
18 20 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 647 (98.18%) C++
2 189 (28.68%) C#
3 165 (25.04%) SQL
4 147 (22.31%) C
5 119 (18.06%) Java
6 116 (17.60%) JavaScript
6 116 (17.60%) Python
7 72 (10.93%) Perl
8 62 (9.41%) VC++
9 57 (8.65%) Bash Shell
10 37 (5.61%) Ruby
11 34 (5.16%) PHP
12 26 (3.95%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.43%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.67%) Lua
15 10 (1.52%) Pascal
16 8 (1.21%) COBOL
17 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.06%) VBScript
17 7 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 160 (24.28%) Degree
2 37 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.73%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.73%) DV Cleared
4 6 (0.91%) PhD
5 2 (0.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.77%) QA
2 7 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.61%) iptables
2 1 (0.15%) Firmware
2 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Puppet
1 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.10%) Oracle
3 4 (0.61%) Cisco
3 4 (0.61%) Google
4 3 (0.46%) Sybase
5 2 (0.30%) SAP
5 2 (0.30%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.30%) Minitab
5 2 (0.30%) DataSynapse
5 2 (0.30%) DevExpress
5 2 (0.30%) Facebook
6 1 (0.15%) Twitter
6 1 (0.15%) Solace
6 1 (0.15%) Capita
6 1 (0.15%) Sun
6 1 (0.15%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.15%) IBM
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
Home Based
Clinithink Limited
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum + Lucrative Bonus + share options
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45-50k pa + benefits + flex working
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago