The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for STL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited STL over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Standard Template Library (STL)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 223 308
Rank change year-on-year +16 +85  
Permanent jobs citing STL 21 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.56% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 1.45% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 19
Median salary £92,500 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £95,000 £92,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  

STL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1963 2764 3398
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.93% 38.39% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 2442 2954
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

STL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing STL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for STL in the City of London

STL
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing STL in the City of London.

Salary trend for STL in the City of London

STL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing STL in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for STL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for STL.

1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (66.00%) Multithreading
3 30 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 30 (60.00%) Linux
4 28 (56.00%) Python
4 28 (56.00%) Finance
5 22 (44.00%) Low Latency
6 20 (40.00%) Unix
7 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 14 (28.00%) Degree
8 14 (28.00%) SDLC
9 13 (26.00%) Multithreaded Programming
10 12 (24.00%) Hedge funds
10 12 (24.00%) C#
10 12 (24.00%) OOD
11 11 (22.00%) Mathematics
11 11 (22.00%) High-Frequency Trading
12 10 (20.00%) C
12 10 (20.00%) Windows
12 10 (20.00%) Front Office
13 9 (18.00%) Java
13 9 (18.00%) Derivative
13 9 (18.00%) Banking
13 9 (18.00%) Open Source
14 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
14 8 (16.00%) OO
14 8 (16.00%) Algorithms
15 7 (14.00%) NumPy
15 7 (14.00%) Pandas
15 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio

STL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) IPython
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.00%) KDB
3 1 (2.00%) Kdb+
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 28 (56.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Front Office
3 9 (18.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 36 (72.00%) C++ Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Market Data Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Financial Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Quantitative Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C++ Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Software Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Analytics Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (14.00%) NumPy
2 7 (14.00%) Pandas
3 4 (8.00%) SciPy
4 3 (6.00%) OpenGL
4 3 (6.00%) scikit-cuda
5 1 (2.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.00%) Lucene
5 1 (2.00%) Middleware
5 1 (2.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (24.00%) Hedge funds
3 9 (18.00%) Derivative
4 8 (16.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (10.00%) Grid Computing
6 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.00%) Fintech
6 4 (8.00%) Pricing Data
7 3 (6.00%) CUDA
8 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
8 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Linux
2 20 (40.00%) Unix
3 10 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Multithreading
2 22 (44.00%) Low Latency
3 14 (28.00%) SDLC
4 13 (26.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 12 (24.00%) OOD
6 11 (22.00%) High-Frequency Trading
6 11 (22.00%) Mathematics
7 9 (18.00%) Open Source
8 8 (16.00%) OO
9 6 (12.00%) Functional Programming
9 6 (12.00%) Physics
9 6 (12.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 5 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.00%) High Availability
11 4 (8.00%) Analytics
11 4 (8.00%) Financial Modelling
11 4 (8.00%) OOP
11 4 (8.00%) Proprietary Trading
11 4 (8.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (56.00%) Python
3 12 (24.00%) C#
4 10 (20.00%) C
5 9 (18.00%) Java
6 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.00%) Scala
8 3 (6.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.00%) Go
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle
1 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
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