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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 544 435 525
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +90
Permanent jobs citing STL 398 553 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 1.27% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 323 404 361
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%

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
42171 43582 46299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.07% 40.28% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35652 37769 40546
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 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -115 368 £57,500 -23.33% 40
London -97 253 £67,500 -15.62% 22
South East +1 67 £45,000 +1.12% 8
City of London -20 48 £76,250 -10.29% 8
Surrey +1 36 £45,000 -10.00% 5
South West -58 21 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Guildford +11 18 £45,000 -28.00% 3
East of England -19 17 £42,500 +16.43% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 16 £42,000 +12.00% 3
South Wales +24 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Wales +13 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Cambridge -4 14 £34,000 -9.33% 3
Scotland -2 13 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Bristol -28 13 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Hampshire +2 11 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Edinburgh -3 11 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Bridgend +26 10 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Southampton +11 10 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire +2 10 £24,000 -32.39%
Uxbridge 0 7 £23,500 -33.80%
Gloucestershire - 7 £37,500 -
Slough +4 6 £22,750 -35.00%
Yorkshire -29 6 £40,000 +14.28%
York -2 4 £40,000 +14.28%
North Yorkshire -20 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Cardiff - 4 £35,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £32,500 - 1
North West -6 3 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Peterborough - 3 £45,310 -
Reading -5 2 £45,000 -7.21%

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 813 (98.67%) C++
2 468 (56.80%) Multithreading
3 459 (55.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 437 (53.03%) Linux
5 417 (50.61%) UNIX
6 328 (39.81%) Software Engineering
7 303 (36.77%) Finance
8 289 (35.07%) Degree
9 275 (33.37%) OO
10 243 (29.49%) Windows
11 228 (27.67%) Low Latency
12 211 (25.61%) Computer Science
13 201 (24.39%) SQL
14 193 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
15 192 (23.30%) C
16 174 (21.12%) Python
17 151 (18.33%) JavaScript
18 150 (18.20%) C#
19 133 (16.14%) Java
19 133 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
20 129 (15.66%) Algorithms
21 122 (14.81%) Oracle
22 113 (13.71%) OOD
23 111 (13.47%) Perl
24 100 (12.14%) MFC
24 100 (12.14%) TDD
25 96 (11.65%) Visual Studio
26 80 (9.71%) XML
27 77 (9.34%) Analytics
28 74 (8.98%) Scrum

STL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (0.97%) Node.js
2 7 (0.85%) CMS
2 7 (0.85%) IIS
3 6 (0.73%) Apache
4 5 (0.61%) nginx
4 5 (0.61%) Jetty
4 5 (0.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.61%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 23 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.12%) MS Project
2 1 (0.12%) MS Office
2 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.40%) TCP/IP
2 41 (4.98%) IPv4
2 41 (4.98%) IPv6
3 32 (3.88%) GSM
3 32 (3.88%) RTP
4 19 (2.31%) SS7
5 17 (2.06%) TCAP
5 17 (2.06%) INAP
6 16 (1.94%) Ethernet
6 16 (1.94%) SIGTRAN
6 16 (1.94%) VLAN
7 14 (1.70%) Internet
8 13 (1.58%) Asterisk PBX
8 13 (1.58%) LTE
8 13 (1.58%) RANAP
8 13 (1.58%) PBX
8 13 (1.58%) UMTS
9 10 (1.21%) 3G
9 10 (1.21%) Wireless
9 10 (1.21%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.25%) MySQL
3 61 (7.40%) Relational Database
4 35 (4.25%) OLTP
5 18 (2.18%) Big Data
6 17 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 15 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.12%) KDB
9 1 (0.12%) SQLBase
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 96 (11.65%) Visual Studio
2 71 (8.62%) GCC
3 54 (6.55%) GDB
4 45 (5.46%) Subversion
5 13 (1.58%) Trac
6 10 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (1.21%) Bugzilla
6 10 (1.21%) CruiseControl
6 10 (1.21%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.21%) Hudson
7 9 (1.09%) Selenium
7 9 (1.09%) PhantomJS
7 9 (1.09%) CasperJS
8 8 (0.97%) CppUnit
9 7 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.85%) FitNesse
9 7 (0.85%) MSBuild
9 7 (0.85%) GoogleTest
9 7 (0.85%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 303 (36.77%) Finance
2 70 (8.50%) Banking
3 63 (7.65%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 36 (4.37%) Investment Banking
6 29 (3.52%) Front Office
7 17 (2.06%) Electronics
8 16 (1.94%) Retail
9 9 (1.09%) Games
10 5 (0.61%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.49%) Automotive
11 4 (0.49%) Law
12 3 (0.36%) Military
13 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.24%) Marketing
13 2 (0.24%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 596 (72.33%) Developer
2 535 (64.93%) C++ Developer
3 203 (24.64%) Software Engineer
4 97 (11.77%) Software Developer
5 76 (9.22%) C++ Software Developer
6 71 (8.62%) C++ Software Engineer
7 63 (7.65%) Senior Software Engineer
8 51 (6.19%) Senior Developer
9 43 (5.22%) Senior C++ Developer
10 37 (4.49%) Programmer
11 31 (3.76%) C Developer
12 30 (3.64%) C++ Programmer
13 28 (3.40%) Software Development Engineer
13 28 (3.40%) Development Engineer
14 24 (2.91%) Python Developer
15 21 (2.55%) Graduate
16 20 (2.43%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
17 12 (1.46%) Real Time Engineer
17 12 (1.46%) C++/C# Developer
18 11 (1.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (55.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 100 (12.14%) MFC
3 80 (9.71%) XML
4 66 (8.01%) HTML
5 59 (7.16%) .NET
6 51 (6.19%) Qt
7 45 (5.46%) Web Services
8 31 (3.76%) CSS
8 31 (3.76%) FIX Protocol
9 29 (3.52%) OpenGL
10 23 (2.79%) Natural Language Processing
11 22 (2.67%) HTML5
12 21 (2.55%) WPF
13 20 (2.43%) XML Schema
14 16 (1.94%) Direct3D
15 15 (1.82%) Swing
16 14 (1.70%) ATL
17 12 (1.46%) COM
17 12 (1.46%) JSON
18 11 (1.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 211 (25.61%) Computer Science
2 133 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
3 129 (15.66%) Algorithms
4 66 (8.01%) Data Structures
5 62 (7.52%) Mathematics
6 55 (6.67%) Hedge funds
7 53 (6.43%) Derivative
8 48 (5.83%) Fixed Income
9 43 (5.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 31 (3.76%) Client/Server
11 30 (3.64%) Physics
11 30 (3.64%) Visualisation
12 23 (2.79%) Clustering
12 23 (2.79%) Social Media
13 19 (2.31%) Equities
14 16 (1.94%) iPad
14 16 (1.94%) CUDA
15 15 (1.82%) Open Source
16 13 (1.58%) Digital Media
17 12 (1.46%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 437 (53.03%) Linux
2 417 (50.61%) UNIX
3 243 (29.49%) Windows
4 20 (2.43%) Solaris
5 10 (1.21%) Windows CE
6 8 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.85%) Android
7 7 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (56.80%) Multithreading
2 328 (39.81%) Software Engineering
3 275 (33.37%) OO
4 228 (27.67%) Low Latency
5 193 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (13.71%) OOD
7 100 (12.14%) TDD
8 77 (9.34%) Analytics
9 74 (8.98%) Scrum
9 74 (8.98%) OOP
10 61 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
12 40 (4.85%) Algorithmic Trading
13 35 (4.25%) Software Architecture
14 32 (3.88%) Unit Testing
15 28 (3.40%) Mentoring
16 27 (3.28%) UML
17 25 (3.03%) Configuration Management
17 25 (3.03%) Machine Learning
18 23 (2.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 813 (98.67%) C++
2 201 (24.39%) SQL
3 192 (23.30%) C
4 174 (21.12%) Python
5 151 (18.33%) JavaScript
6 150 (18.20%) C#
7 133 (16.14%) Java
8 111 (13.47%) Perl
9 71 (8.62%) Bash Shell
10 59 (7.16%) VC++
11 56 (6.80%) Ruby
12 40 (4.85%) PHP
13 23 (2.79%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.94%) PowerHouse
15 13 (1.58%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.21%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.97%) Scala
18 7 (0.85%) Groovy
18 7 (0.85%) Lisp
19 6 (0.73%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 289 (35.07%) Degree
2 48 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 42 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.49%) PhD
5 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.13%) QA
2 16 (1.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.61%) Varnish
2 2 (0.24%) zsh
3 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 14 (1.70%) Puppet
2 9 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 122 (14.81%) Oracle
2 67 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 13 (1.58%) Cisco
4 6 (0.73%) Intel
5 4 (0.49%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.36%) Twitter
6 3 (0.36%) EMC
6 3 (0.36%) QNX
7 2 (0.24%) Perforce
7 2 (0.24%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.24%) Sybase
7 2 (0.24%) DataSynapse
7 2 (0.24%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.12%) Synopsys
8 1 (0.12%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.12%) SAP
8 1 (0.12%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.12%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.12%) Magma
8 1 (0.12%) Cadence
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: CW21456
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derbyshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Prosper Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum DOE + Excellent Corporate Bens/bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Base + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £87000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago