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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 626 506 612
Rank change year-on-year
-120 +106
Permanent jobs citing STL 285 517 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.06% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 240 414 249
Average salary £56,250 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £95,000 £97,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +15.27%

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
41846 48688 44770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.60% 40.21% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35608 40962 38965
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 -129 268 £57,500 -11.53% 54
London -120 154 £67,500 -3.57% 23
South East -21 68 £45,000 -5.26% 20
City of London +7 30 £55,000 -31.25% 8
South West -8 29 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Surrey -24 24 £50,000 - 5
Hampshire - 16 £50,000 - 6
Southampton - 15 £50,000 - 3
Scotland +23 13 £38,500 -
Gloucestershire -6 13 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Edinburgh +9 11 £38,500 -
Gloucester -8 10 £55,000 +25.71% 1
West Sussex - 10 £40,000 - 2
East of England +22 9 £42,500 -2.29% 3
Cambridgeshire +15 9 £42,500 - 3
Cambridge +8 9 £42,500 - 3
Guildford -5 9 £50,000 - 1
Burgess Hill - 8 £40,000 - 2
Somerset +9 7 £26,500 -31.16% 1
Dorset -16 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Poole - 7 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +8 6 £41,750 +11.33%
Berkshire +4 6 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Esher - 6 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 5 £43,500 -
Slough - 5 £42,500 -
Twickenham - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 £43,500 -
Oxfordshire +12 4 £60,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire 0 4 - -

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (98.03%) C++
2 319 (48.33%) Multithreading
2 319 (48.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 300 (45.45%) Linux
4 289 (43.79%) UNIX
5 270 (40.91%) Finance
6 242 (36.67%) Software Engineering
7 239 (36.21%) Windows
8 215 (32.58%) OO
9 194 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
10 173 (26.21%) C#
11 170 (25.76%) Degree
12 158 (23.94%) SQL
13 153 (23.18%) JavaScript
14 151 (22.88%) C
15 137 (20.76%) Low Latency
16 132 (20.00%) Visual Studio
16 132 (20.00%) Computer Science
17 130 (19.70%) MFC
18 121 (18.33%) TDD
19 118 (17.88%) Algorithms
20 111 (16.82%) XML
20 111 (16.82%) OOD
21 100 (15.15%) HTML
21 100 (15.15%) Java
21 100 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
22 98 (14.85%) SQL Server
22 98 (14.85%) Microsoft
23 97 (14.70%) Scrum
24 88 (13.33%) Python

STL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 13 (1.97%) Node.js
2 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.15%) GemFire
3 1 (0.15%) IIS
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.97%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.30%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.88%) Ethernet
3 18 (2.73%) Network Security
4 17 (2.58%) LTE
5 13 (1.97%) GSM
5 13 (1.97%) RTP
6 11 (1.67%) CTI
7 8 (1.21%) IPv4
7 8 (1.21%) PBX
7 8 (1.21%) UMTS
7 8 (1.21%) Asterisk PBX
7 8 (1.21%) VoLTE
7 8 (1.21%) RANAP
8 7 (1.06%) Wireless
8 7 (1.06%) HTTP
8 7 (1.06%) IPv6
9 6 (0.91%) Internet
10 5 (0.76%) SS7
11 4 (0.61%) TCAP
11 4 (0.61%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 67 (10.15%) MySQL
3 50 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.27%) OLTP
5 12 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.76%) SQLBase
7 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.30%) SQLite
8 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.15%) Redis
8 1 (0.15%) Sybase IQ
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 132 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 64 (9.70%) GCC
3 62 (9.39%) Subversion
4 32 (4.85%) GoogleTest
5 22 (3.33%) CppUnit
6 21 (3.18%) Bugzilla
6 21 (3.18%) GDB
7 18 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 17 (2.58%) CruiseControl
8 17 (2.58%) Hudson
9 15 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 15 (2.27%) Moq
10 14 (2.12%) NUnit
11 13 (1.97%) FitNesse
11 13 (1.97%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.97%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.67%) MSBuild
12 11 (1.67%) AccuRev
13 9 (1.36%) Git (software)
14 8 (1.21%) Trac
General
1 270 (40.91%) Finance
2 44 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 44 (6.67%) Banking
3 37 (5.61%) Front Office
4 30 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.79%) Electronics
6 19 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.67%) Automotive
8 10 (1.52%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.21%) Marketing
9 8 (1.21%) Legal
10 5 (0.76%) Games
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.45%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Retail
13 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 484 (73.33%) Developer
2 409 (61.97%) C++ Developer
3 179 (27.12%) Software Engineer
4 107 (16.21%) Software Developer
5 68 (10.30%) C++ Software Developer
6 65 (9.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 42 (6.36%) Programmer
8 41 (6.21%) Senior Developer
9 40 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 36 (5.45%) C++ Programmer
11 30 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
11 30 (4.55%) C# Developer
12 15 (2.27%) C++/C# Developer
13 14 (2.12%) C# Software Developer
13 14 (2.12%) Software Programmer
14 12 (1.82%) Software Development Engineer
14 12 (1.82%) Senior Software Developer
14 12 (1.82%) Development Engineer
15 10 (1.52%) Team Leader
15 10 (1.52%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (48.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 130 (19.70%) MFC
3 111 (16.82%) XML
4 100 (15.15%) HTML
5 77 (11.67%) .NET
6 67 (10.15%) HTML5
7 47 (7.12%) WPF
8 45 (6.82%) Qt
9 44 (6.67%) OpenGL
10 41 (6.21%) Web Services
11 39 (5.91%) WCF
12 36 (5.45%) FIX Protocol
13 35 (5.30%) COM
14 27 (4.09%) REST
15 24 (3.64%) WinForms
16 23 (3.48%) CSS
17 19 (2.88%) Natural Language Processing
17 19 (2.88%) Direct3D
18 18 (2.73%) POSIX
19 15 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 132 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 118 (17.88%) Algorithms
3 100 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 76 (11.52%) Mathematics
6 54 (8.18%) Data Structures
7 46 (6.97%) Fixed Income
8 44 (6.67%) Visualisation
9 43 (6.52%) Derivative
10 36 (5.45%) Hedge funds
11 27 (4.09%) Client/Server
12 21 (3.18%) CUDA
13 19 (2.88%) Social Media
13 19 (2.88%) Clustering
14 18 (2.73%) Equities
15 15 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (1.97%) MPEG
16 13 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
16 13 (1.97%) Spread Betting
17 11 (1.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 300 (45.45%) Linux
2 289 (43.79%) UNIX
3 239 (36.21%) Windows
4 30 (4.55%) Solaris
5 22 (3.33%) Android
6 15 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.67%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (48.33%) Multithreading
2 242 (36.67%) Software Engineering
3 215 (32.58%) OO
4 194 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (20.76%) Low Latency
6 121 (18.33%) TDD
7 111 (16.82%) OOD
8 97 (14.70%) Scrum
9 68 (10.30%) OOP
10 54 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (8.18%) Analytics
11 48 (7.27%) Unit Testing
12 36 (5.45%) Kanban
12 36 (5.45%) Pair Programming
13 32 (4.85%) Validation
13 32 (4.85%) UML
14 25 (3.79%) Mentoring
15 24 (3.64%) Software Architecture
16 22 (3.33%) Machine Learning
17 19 (2.88%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 647 (98.03%) C++
2 173 (26.21%) C#
3 158 (23.94%) SQL
4 153 (23.18%) JavaScript
5 151 (22.88%) C
6 100 (15.15%) Java
7 88 (13.33%) Python
8 64 (9.70%) VC++
9 61 (9.24%) Perl
10 49 (7.42%) Bash Shell
11 41 (6.21%) PHP
12 31 (4.70%) Ruby
13 22 (3.33%) T-SQL
14 21 (3.18%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.67%) XPath
16 9 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.36%) COBOL
17 8 (1.21%) VBScript
18 7 (1.06%) MATLAB
19 6 (0.91%) Lua
Qualifications
1 170 (25.76%) Degree
2 31 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.06%) PhD
6 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.12%) QA
2 9 (1.36%) 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 98 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.64%) Oracle
3 8 (1.21%) Cisco
4 5 (0.76%) Google
5 3 (0.45%) Facebook
5 3 (0.45%) Sybase
5 3 (0.45%) SAP
6 2 (0.30%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.30%) Minitab
6 2 (0.30%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.15%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.15%) Twitter
7 1 (0.15%) Capita
7 1 (0.15%) Sun
7 1 (0.15%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.15%) IBM
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum + Lucrative Bonus + share options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £61000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-43,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £49000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago