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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 544 437 535
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +98
Permanent jobs citing STL 383 549 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.51% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 1.30% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 314 370 358
Average salary £53,750 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -111 364 £57,500 -11.53% 58
London -115 243 £67,500 -15.62% 36
South East -6 66 £45,000 - 7
City of London -4 45 £77,500 -8.82% 18
Surrey +22 38 £45,000 -5.26% 5
South West -54 22 £37,500 +8.69% 9
East of England -23 20 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Guildford +23 18 £45,000 -28.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 17 £34,000 +8.80% 3
Cambridge -6 17 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Hampshire +3 15 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Southampton +11 14 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Bristol -28 11 £35,000 +2.94% 8
Gloucestershire - 11 £37,500 - 1
Edinburgh -5 9 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Scotland -15 9 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Liverpool +17 8 £27,500 -29.03% 1
Merseyside +13 8 £27,500 -29.03% 1
North West -13 8 £27,500 -35.29% 3
South Wales +6 7 £35,000 +4.47% 3
Hounslow +2 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Wales -3 7 £35,000 +4.47% 3
Berkshire -8 7 £25,000 -40.11%
Bridgend +14 6 £35,000 +6.06% 1
York +3 4 £40,000 +20.30%
Reading -2 4 £45,000 -5.75%
North Yorkshire -17 4 £40,000 +20.30%
Yorkshire -32 4 £40,000 +20.30%
Woking +5 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Slough +1 3 £24,000 -30.43%

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 847 (98.72%) C++
2 474 (55.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 460 (53.61%) Multithreading
4 457 (53.26%) Linux
5 440 (51.28%) UNIX
6 339 (39.51%) Software Engineering
7 299 (34.85%) Degree
8 298 (34.73%) Finance
9 271 (31.59%) OO
10 242 (28.21%) Low Latency
11 235 (27.39%) Windows
12 223 (25.99%) Computer Science
13 212 (24.71%) SQL
14 208 (24.24%) C
15 191 (22.26%) Python
16 180 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
17 162 (18.88%) C#
18 136 (15.85%) Oracle
19 135 (15.73%) Java
19 135 (15.73%) JavaScript
20 134 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
21 122 (14.22%) Perl
22 118 (13.75%) OOD
23 94 (10.96%) Visual Studio
24 85 (9.91%) MFC
25 83 (9.67%) OOP
26 82 (9.56%) TDD
27 71 (8.28%) Analytics
28 70 (8.16%) Banking
28 70 (8.16%) .NET

STL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (0.82%) Apache
1 7 (0.82%) CMS
2 6 (0.70%) IIS
2 6 (0.70%) Node.js
3 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
3 5 (0.58%) Tomcat
3 5 (0.58%) Jetty
3 5 (0.58%) nginx
3 5 (0.58%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 23 (2.68%) 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%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.35%) Magento
1 3 (0.35%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 38 (4.43%) IPv4
2 38 (4.43%) IPv6
3 35 (4.08%) GSM
3 35 (4.08%) RTP
4 20 (2.33%) SS7
5 18 (2.10%) TCAP
5 18 (2.10%) INAP
6 17 (1.98%) VLAN
6 17 (1.98%) SIGTRAN
6 17 (1.98%) Ethernet
7 15 (1.75%) PBX
7 15 (1.75%) UMTS
7 15 (1.75%) RANAP
7 15 (1.75%) LTE
7 15 (1.75%) Asterisk PBX
8 12 (1.40%) Internet
9 11 (1.28%) Wireless
10 9 (1.05%) 4G
10 9 (1.05%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 65 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 59 (6.88%) MySQL
4 39 (4.55%) OLTP
5 25 (2.91%) RDBMS
6 19 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (2.10%) Big Data
8 5 (0.58%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.12%) DB2
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 94 (10.96%) Visual Studio
2 61 (7.11%) GCC
3 52 (6.06%) GDB
4 49 (5.71%) Subversion
5 15 (1.75%) Trac
6 11 (1.28%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.17%) PhantomJS
7 10 (1.17%) Selenium
8 9 (1.05%) CruiseControl
8 9 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (1.05%) Bugzilla
8 9 (1.05%) Hudson
9 8 (0.93%) MSBuild
10 7 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (0.58%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.47%) CppUnit
12 4 (0.47%) GoogleTest
13 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
General
1 298 (34.73%) Finance
2 70 (8.16%) Banking
3 61 (7.11%) Telecoms
4 36 (4.20%) Front Office
5 34 (3.96%) Investment Banking
6 33 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.10%) Electronics
8 12 (1.40%) Retail
9 10 (1.17%) Games
10 7 (0.82%) Military
11 3 (0.35%) Marketing
12 2 (0.23%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.12%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 608 (70.86%) Developer
2 547 (63.75%) C++ Developer
3 227 (26.46%) Software Engineer
4 96 (11.19%) Software Developer
5 76 (8.86%) C++ Software Developer
6 75 (8.74%) C++ Software Engineer
7 73 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
8 47 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 42 (4.90%) Programmer
10 39 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
11 31 (3.61%) C++ Programmer
11 31 (3.61%) Software Development Engineer
11 31 (3.61%) Development Engineer
12 30 (3.50%) C Developer
13 24 (2.80%) Python Developer
14 23 (2.68%) C++/C# Developer
15 19 (2.21%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 17 (1.98%) Graduate
17 10 (1.17%) Real Time Engineer
17 10 (1.17%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (55.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 85 (9.91%) MFC
3 70 (8.16%) .NET
4 67 (7.81%) XML
5 55 (6.41%) HTML
6 49 (5.71%) Qt
7 38 (4.43%) Web Services
8 32 (3.73%) CSS
9 26 (3.03%) OpenGL
10 24 (2.80%) WPF
11 23 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
12 22 (2.56%) XML Schema
13 20 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
14 19 (2.21%) Swing
15 17 (1.98%) Direct3D
16 15 (1.75%) HTML5
17 14 (1.63%) ATL
17 14 (1.63%) COM
18 12 (1.40%) SOAP
19 11 (1.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 223 (25.99%) Computer Science
2 134 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (7.34%) Mathematics
4 59 (6.88%) Hedge funds
5 51 (5.94%) Derivative
6 46 (5.36%) Fixed Income
7 34 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 33 (3.85%) Client/Server
9 29 (3.38%) Visualisation
10 28 (3.26%) Physics
11 20 (2.33%) Clustering
11 20 (2.33%) Equities
11 20 (2.33%) Social Media
12 19 (2.21%) iPad
13 17 (1.98%) CUDA
14 16 (1.86%) Open Source
15 15 (1.75%) Market Risk
16 13 (1.52%) Digital Media
17 11 (1.28%) Grid Computing
18 8 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 457 (53.26%) Linux
2 440 (51.28%) UNIX
3 235 (27.39%) Windows
4 20 (2.33%) Solaris
5 9 (1.05%) Windows CE
6 8 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.58%) Android
9 3 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (53.61%) Multithreading
2 339 (39.51%) Software Engineering
3 271 (31.59%) OO
4 242 (28.21%) Low Latency
5 180 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (13.75%) OOD
7 83 (9.67%) OOP
8 82 (9.56%) TDD
9 71 (8.28%) Analytics
10 63 (7.34%) Scrum
11 59 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (5.71%) Algorithmic Trading
13 37 (4.31%) Software Architecture
13 37 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
14 35 (4.08%) Unit Testing
15 31 (3.61%) Validation
16 30 (3.50%) UML
16 30 (3.50%) Electronic Trading
17 27 (3.15%) Mentoring
18 23 (2.68%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 847 (98.72%) C++
2 212 (24.71%) SQL
3 208 (24.24%) C
4 191 (22.26%) Python
5 162 (18.88%) C#
6 135 (15.73%) Java
6 135 (15.73%) JavaScript
7 122 (14.22%) Perl
8 66 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 59 (6.88%) Ruby
10 45 (5.24%) VC++
11 35 (4.08%) PHP
12 25 (2.91%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.52%) PowerHouse
14 12 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.28%) Lisp
16 8 (0.93%) C++/CLI
16 8 (0.93%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.82%) Scala
18 6 (0.70%) F#
Qualifications
1 299 (34.85%) Degree
2 51 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.47%) PhD
5 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.73%) QA
2 19 (2.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.58%) Varnish
2 2 (0.23%) zsh
3 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 15 (1.75%) Puppet
2 10 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 136 (15.85%) Oracle
2 66 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (1.75%) Cisco
4 7 (0.82%) Intel
4 7 (0.82%) Sybase
5 3 (0.35%) SAP
5 3 (0.35%) EMC
5 3 (0.35%) JD Edwards
5 3 (0.35%) QNX
5 3 (0.35%) Perforce
6 2 (0.23%) Synopsys
6 2 (0.23%) Trapeze
6 2 (0.23%) Twitter
6 2 (0.23%) Magma
6 2 (0.23%) Cadence
6 2 (0.23%) DataSynapse
6 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.12%) SunGard
7 1 (0.12%) AccuRev
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Prosper Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum DOE + Excellent Corporate Bens/bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Prosper Consulting Ltd
Salary: Corporate Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple positions) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Bloomberg Careers
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Bloomberg Careers
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome Prospects+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
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London
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