Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for STL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited STL over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Standard Template Library (STL)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 719 637
Rank change year-on-year -87 -82 +58
Permanent jobs citing STL 374 512 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.73% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 290 441 701
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,500 £110,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +4.55%

STL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 68113 70170 77599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.25% 39.09% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57086 61423 66898
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.33%

STL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing STL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for STL in England

STL
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for STL in England

STL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing STL in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for STL in England

STL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -82 138 £55,000 -29.03% 22
South East -7 137 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East of England +62 73 £58,750 +17.50% 4
South West -38 10 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Midlands +34 8 £30,000 -40.00% 1
North of England -15 8 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £30,000 - 1
North East - 4 £41,500 -
North West -34 2 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £41,250 -
East Midlands +35 1 £24,000 -52.00%
STL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for STL.

1 371 (99.20%) C++
2 242 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 190 (50.80%) Windows
4 176 (47.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 159 (42.51%) Multithreading
6 158 (42.25%) C#
7 147 (39.30%) Linux
8 134 (35.83%) SQL
9 126 (33.69%) Degree
10 109 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (28.88%) Computer Science
11 108 (28.88%) Python
12 97 (25.94%) Finance
13 86 (22.99%) Unix
14 85 (22.73%) OO
14 85 (22.73%) MFC
14 85 (22.73%) Java
15 84 (22.46%) UML
15 84 (22.46%) TDD
16 76 (20.32%) Computer Science Degree
17 69 (18.45%) Visual Studio
18 68 (18.18%) SDLC
19 66 (17.65%) Algorithms
20 65 (17.38%) Multithreaded Programming
21 62 (16.58%) C
22 58 (15.51%) OOP
23 56 (14.97%) Qt
24 54 (14.44%) XML
25 51 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
26 47 (12.57%) Continuous Integration

STL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (2.14%) Apache Pig
2 3 (0.80%) JBoss
2 3 (0.80%) Jetty
2 3 (0.80%) nginx
2 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
2 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.53%) CMS
3 2 (0.53%) Joomla!
3 2 (0.53%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Doxygen
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.53%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.53%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.27%) GitHub
1 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.49%) TCP/IP
2 26 (6.95%) Asterisk PBX
2 26 (6.95%) Diameter Protocol
2 26 (6.95%) GSM
2 26 (6.95%) LTE
2 26 (6.95%) PBX
2 26 (6.95%) RANAP
2 26 (6.95%) RTP
2 26 (6.95%) UMTS
2 26 (6.95%) Wireshark
3 25 (6.68%) MGW
3 25 (6.68%) SGSN
4 24 (6.42%) GGSN
5 20 (5.35%) HTTP
6 18 (4.81%) Firewall
7 16 (4.28%) SNMP
8 7 (1.87%) SSL
9 5 (1.34%) VoIP
10 4 (1.07%) FCoE
10 4 (1.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.09%) MySQL
2 25 (6.68%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (4.28%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.74%) Big Data
5 13 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.14%) Apache Hive
6 8 (2.14%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.87%) OLTP
8 6 (1.60%) Blockchain
8 6 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.34%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 69 (18.45%) Visual Studio
2 44 (11.76%) Subversion
3 37 (9.89%) GCC
4 33 (8.82%) GDB
5 27 (7.22%) Git (software)
6 26 (6.95%) Trac
7 18 (4.81%) JIRA
8 12 (3.21%) Hudson
8 12 (3.21%) Jenkins
9 11 (2.94%) CMake
10 9 (2.41%) Bugzilla
10 9 (2.41%) CruiseControl
10 9 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.87%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.87%) CodeSonar
11 7 (1.87%) git-flow
11 7 (1.87%) Robot Framework
11 7 (1.87%) Selenium
12 6 (1.60%) Xcode
General
1 97 (25.94%) Finance
2 41 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.61%) Banking
4 14 (3.74%) Front Office
5 12 (3.21%) Games
6 10 (2.67%) Automotive
7 6 (1.60%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.07%) Music Industry
8 4 (1.07%) Retail
9 3 (0.80%) Marketing
9 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 205 (54.81%) Software Engineer
2 161 (43.05%) C++ Software Engineer
3 143 (38.24%) Developer
4 119 (31.82%) C++ Developer
5 76 (20.32%) Senior Software Engineer
6 52 (13.90%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (7.49%) Software Developer
8 25 (6.68%) Senior C++ Developer
8 25 (6.68%) Senior Developer
9 22 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
10 21 (5.61%) Telecoms Engineer
10 21 (5.61%) Telecoms Software Engineer
11 20 (5.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 20 (5.35%) Embedded Engineer
12 18 (4.81%) Junior
13 17 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 17 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 15 (4.01%) Principal Developer
15 14 (3.74%) Junior C++ Developer
15 14 (3.74%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (47.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 85 (22.73%) MFC
3 56 (14.97%) Qt
4 54 (14.44%) XML
5 29 (7.75%) POSIX
6 25 (6.68%) Web Services
7 20 (5.35%) AngularJS
8 18 (4.81%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (4.81%) OpenGL
9 17 (4.55%) HTML
10 15 (4.01%) Java EE
10 15 (4.01%) Middleware
11 13 (3.48%) LAMP
12 11 (2.94%) .NET
12 11 (2.94%) REST
12 11 (2.94%) SOAP
13 10 (2.67%) Node.js
14 9 (2.41%) HTML5
14 9 (2.41%) Spring MVC
15 8 (2.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 108 (28.88%) Computer Science
2 66 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 51 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (10.43%) Client/Server
5 30 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (6.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (3.21%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (2.67%) Hedge funds
11 9 (2.41%) Fintech
12 8 (2.14%) CUDA
12 8 (2.14%) Derivative
13 7 (1.87%) Equities
14 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.60%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.80%) Driving Licence
15 3 (0.80%) User Experience
16 2 (0.53%) ASIC
16 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 190 (50.80%) Windows
2 147 (39.30%) Linux
3 86 (22.99%) Unix
4 20 (5.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 12 (3.21%) Android
6 8 (2.14%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.87%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 159 (42.51%) Multithreading
3 109 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (22.73%) OO
5 84 (22.46%) TDD
5 84 (22.46%) UML
6 68 (18.18%) SDLC
7 65 (17.38%) Multithreaded Programming
8 58 (15.51%) OOP
9 47 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (10.96%) OOD
11 32 (8.56%) Cross-Platform Development
12 27 (7.22%) Mathematics
12 27 (7.22%) Test Strategy
13 26 (6.95%) Feasibility Study
14 25 (6.68%) Product Management
14 25 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (6.42%) Change Management
15 24 (6.42%) Low Latency
15 24 (6.42%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 371 (99.20%) C++
2 158 (42.25%) C#
3 134 (35.83%) SQL
4 108 (28.88%) Python
5 85 (22.73%) Java
6 62 (16.58%) C
7 24 (6.42%) Perl
8 21 (5.61%) JavaScript
8 21 (5.61%) PHP
9 14 (3.74%) Embedded C++
10 13 (3.48%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.21%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.94%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.67%) Fortran
14 9 (2.41%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.87%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.60%) Ruby
17 5 (1.34%) VC++
18 4 (1.07%) Korn
18 4 (1.07%) R
Qualifications
1 126 (33.69%) Degree
2 76 (20.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (4.55%) PhD
4 11 (2.94%) CCNA
4 11 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.94%) CISSP
4 11 (2.94%) GIAC
4 11 (2.94%) Linux+ Certification
4 11 (2.94%) Master's Degree
4 11 (2.94%) MCSE
4 11 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
4 11 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (2.94%) SANS
4 11 (2.94%) SSCP
5 10 (2.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (2.67%) Security+ Certification
6 8 (2.14%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.87%) Docker
1 7 (1.87%) vSphere
2 6 (1.60%) Firmware
3 4 (1.07%) NFS
3 4 (1.07%) Samba
3 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.07%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (3.48%) Puppet
2 7 (1.87%) Salt
3 4 (1.07%) Ansible
3 4 (1.07%) Nagios
3 4 (1.07%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (10.16%) Oracle
2 26 (6.95%) Cisco
3 17 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.87%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.34%) Google
5 5 (1.34%) VMware
6 4 (1.07%) Embarcadero
6 4 (1.07%) EMC
6 4 (1.07%) NetApp
6 4 (1.07%) SolarWinds
7 3 (0.80%) Altova
7 3 (0.80%) ILOG
7 3 (0.80%) Splunk
8 2 (0.53%) Siemens
8 2 (0.53%) Sun
9 1 (0.27%) Dell
9 1 (0.27%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.27%) Facebook