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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 558 443 487
Rank change year-on-year
-115 +44
Permanent jobs citing STL 370 531 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 1.24% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 306 362 419
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.59%

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
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 2014. 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 -107 356 £60,000 +4.34% 50
London -89 234 £70,000 -6.66% 24
South East -31 59 £42,500 -10.52% 10
City of London -8 43 £80,000 +6.66% 10
Surrey +7 33 £40,000 -30.43% 6
East of England +11 31 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Cambridgeshire -1 24 £40,000 +33.33% 8
South West -38 18 £37,500 +8.69% 5
Cambridge -4 17 £34,000 +13.33% 8
Southampton +15 14 £50,000 +53.84%
Hampshire 0 14 £50,000 +48.14%
Hounslow -2 13 £52,500 +16.66%
Gloucestershire - 13 £37,500 -
Merseyside +8 10 £27,500 -26.66%
Liverpool +7 10 £27,500 -26.66%
Guildford +6 10 £45,000 -25.00% 4
North West -18 10 £27,500 -29.03%
Berkshire -20 8 £45,000 - 2
Peterborough +12 7 £50,360 +25.90%
Edinburgh -2 7 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Scotland -18 7 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £40,750 -
Bristol -26 5 £30,000 -9.77% 5
Dunstable - 5 £37,500 -
Woking 0 4 £47,500 +18.75%
Reading -1 4 £45,000 - 2
Bridgend +5 3 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Wales -12 3 £35,000 - 1
South Wales -15 3 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire -34 3 £40,000 +9.58%

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 852 (98.73%) C++
2 484 (56.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 458 (53.07%) Linux
4 441 (51.10%) UNIX
4 441 (51.10%) Multithreading
5 343 (39.75%) Software Engineering
6 311 (36.04%) Degree
7 296 (34.30%) Finance
8 267 (30.94%) OO
9 246 (28.51%) Low Latency
10 242 (28.04%) Computer Science
11 230 (26.65%) Windows
11 230 (26.65%) SQL
12 210 (24.33%) Python
13 207 (23.99%) C
14 180 (20.86%) C#
15 146 (16.92%) Oracle
16 145 (16.80%) Java
17 123 (14.25%) JavaScript
18 121 (14.02%) Perl
19 117 (13.56%) OOD
20 87 (10.08%) SQL Server
20 87 (10.08%) Visual Studio
21 86 (9.97%) OOP
22 85 (9.85%) Mathematics
23 84 (9.73%) Banking
24 81 (9.39%) .NET
25 74 (8.57%) XML
26 70 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
26 70 (8.11%) TDD

STL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (0.93%) Apache
2 6 (0.70%) CMS
2 6 (0.70%) IIS
3 5 (0.58%) nginx
3 5 (0.58%) Jetty
3 5 (0.58%) Node.js
3 5 (0.58%) Tomcat
3 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 22 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS Project
3 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Magento
1 3 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (7.42%) TCP/IP
2 35 (4.06%) IPv4
2 35 (4.06%) IPv6
3 34 (3.94%) GSM
3 34 (3.94%) RTP
4 20 (2.32%) SS7
5 18 (2.09%) TCAP
5 18 (2.09%) INAP
6 17 (1.97%) SIGTRAN
6 17 (1.97%) VLAN
7 16 (1.85%) Ethernet
8 14 (1.62%) UMTS
8 14 (1.62%) PBX
8 14 (1.62%) LTE
8 14 (1.62%) Asterisk PBX
8 14 (1.62%) RANAP
9 11 (1.27%) VoIP
9 11 (1.27%) Wireless
10 8 (0.93%) Internet
11 7 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 60 (6.95%) Relational Database
3 55 (6.37%) MySQL
4 41 (4.75%) OLTP
5 31 (3.59%) RDBMS
6 20 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (2.20%) Big Data
8 12 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.46%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.12%) DB2
12 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 87 (10.08%) Visual Studio
2 49 (5.68%) GCC
3 47 (5.45%) GDB
3 47 (5.45%) Subversion
4 14 (1.62%) Trac
5 10 (1.16%) JUnit
5 10 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
6 8 (0.93%) MSBuild
6 8 (0.93%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.81%) Hudson
7 7 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.81%) CruiseControl
7 7 (0.81%) Bugzilla
8 6 (0.70%) PhantomJS
8 6 (0.70%) VTune
8 6 (0.70%) Selenium
9 4 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.23%) Maven
General
1 296 (34.30%) Finance
2 84 (9.73%) Banking
3 54 (6.26%) Telecoms
4 46 (5.33%) Front Office
5 34 (3.94%) Investment Banking
6 25 (2.90%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.85%) Electronics
8 13 (1.51%) Games
9 11 (1.27%) Retail
10 10 (1.16%) Military
11 6 (0.70%) Back Office
12 4 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.35%) Marketing
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.23%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.12%) Law
15 1 (0.12%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 615 (71.26%) Developer
2 541 (62.69%) C++ Developer
3 229 (26.54%) Software Engineer
4 102 (11.82%) Software Developer
5 80 (9.27%) Senior Software Engineer
6 79 (9.15%) C++ Software Engineer
6 79 (9.15%) C++ Software Developer
7 58 (6.72%) Programmer
8 50 (5.79%) Senior Developer
9 43 (4.98%) C++ Programmer
10 39 (4.52%) Senior C++ Developer
11 30 (3.48%) Development Engineer
11 30 (3.48%) Software Development Engineer
12 29 (3.36%) C Developer
13 27 (3.13%) C++/C# Developer
14 26 (3.01%) Python Developer
15 21 (2.43%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 14 (1.62%) Graduate
17 12 (1.39%) C# Developer
18 11 (1.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (56.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 81 (9.39%) .NET
3 74 (8.57%) XML
4 69 (8.00%) MFC
5 47 (5.45%) Qt
6 43 (4.98%) Web Services
7 39 (4.52%) HTML
8 29 (3.36%) WPF
9 28 (3.24%) XML Schema
10 27 (3.13%) CSS
11 25 (2.90%) OpenGL
12 22 (2.55%) Swing
13 20 (2.32%) WCF
14 16 (1.85%) Direct3D
14 16 (1.85%) Natural Language Processing
15 15 (1.74%) ASP.NET
16 14 (1.62%) COM
16 14 (1.62%) SOAP
16 14 (1.62%) FIX Protocol
17 12 (1.39%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 242 (28.04%) Computer Science
2 85 (9.85%) Mathematics
3 60 (6.95%) Fixed Income
3 60 (6.95%) Derivative
4 57 (6.60%) Hedge funds
5 44 (5.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (3.82%) Equities
7 30 (3.48%) Client/Server
8 26 (3.01%) Physics
9 24 (2.78%) Visualisation
10 22 (2.55%) Equity Derivative
10 22 (2.55%) iPad
11 21 (2.43%) Grid Computing
12 16 (1.85%) Open Source
12 16 (1.85%) CUDA
12 16 (1.85%) Social Media
12 16 (1.85%) Clustering
13 14 (1.62%) Market Risk
14 12 (1.39%) Digital Media
15 10 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 458 (53.07%) Linux
2 441 (51.10%) UNIX
3 230 (26.65%) Windows
4 18 (2.09%) Solaris
5 8 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 8 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.81%) Windows CE
7 5 (0.58%) Android
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (51.10%) Multithreading
2 343 (39.75%) Software Engineering
3 267 (30.94%) OO
4 246 (28.51%) Low Latency
5 117 (13.56%) OOD
6 86 (9.97%) OOP
7 70 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (8.11%) TDD
8 68 (7.88%) Analytics
9 61 (7.07%) Scrum
10 50 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (5.68%) Algorithmic Trading
12 44 (5.10%) UML
13 42 (4.87%) Electronic Trading
14 37 (4.29%) Validation
15 36 (4.17%) Unit Testing
16 33 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
17 31 (3.59%) Software Architecture
18 21 (2.43%) Machine Learning
19 20 (2.32%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 852 (98.73%) C++
2 230 (26.65%) SQL
3 210 (24.33%) Python
4 207 (23.99%) C
5 180 (20.86%) C#
6 145 (16.80%) Java
7 123 (14.25%) JavaScript
8 121 (14.02%) Perl
9 63 (7.30%) Bash Shell
10 54 (6.26%) Ruby
11 41 (4.75%) PHP
12 35 (4.06%) VC++
13 28 (3.24%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.39%) Delphi
14 12 (1.39%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.16%) Lisp
16 9 (1.04%) PowerHouse
17 8 (0.93%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.93%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 311 (36.04%) Degree
2 53 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.70%) PhD
5 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.48%) QA
2 22 (2.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.58%) Varnish
2 2 (0.23%) zsh
3 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 11 (1.27%) Puppet
2 6 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 146 (16.92%) Oracle
2 62 (7.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (1.62%) Cisco
4 8 (0.93%) Sybase
5 7 (0.81%) Intel
6 6 (0.70%) SunGard
7 4 (0.46%) Trapeze
8 3 (0.35%) SAP
8 3 (0.35%) EMC
8 3 (0.35%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.35%) QNX
9 2 (0.23%) Perforce
9 2 (0.23%) Magma
9 2 (0.23%) Cadence
9 2 (0.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.23%) Synopsys
9 2 (0.23%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.12%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.12%) Twitter
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40K plus fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum GBP 25 - 35K +Many benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 36,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago