Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Standard Template Library (STL)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 835 840 814
Rank change year-on-year +5 -26 -88
Permanent jobs citing STL 215 340 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.51% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 177 307 283
England median annual salary £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £92,500 £102,500
UK median annual salary £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 50,873 66,186 66,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.18% 40.72% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 42,123 55,636 56,542
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
South East -10 124 £55,000 +15.79% 5
London +40 50 £95,000 +26.67% 13
South West +4 16 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East of England +54 13 £50,000 -4.76% 13
North of England +14 7 £47,500 +5.56%
Yorkshire +8 6 - -
Midlands +39 5 £37,500 +12.78%
West Midlands +32 4 £37,500 +21.95%
East Midlands +22 1 - -
North East +16 1 £47,500 +18.75%
STL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for STL.

1 213 (99.07%) C++
2 100 (46.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 99 (46.05%) Software Engineering
4 92 (42.79%) Multithreading
5 90 (41.86%) Linux
6 72 (33.49%) OO
7 69 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (28.84%) Windows
9 61 (28.37%) C
10 56 (26.05%) C#
10 56 (26.05%) Python
11 50 (23.26%) MFC
12 44 (20.47%) Microsoft
13 42 (19.53%) Low Latency
14 39 (18.14%) SDLC
14 39 (18.14%) SQL
15 36 (16.74%) Qt
16 34 (15.81%) Java
17 33 (15.35%) XML
18 32 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (13.95%) Web Services
20 29 (13.49%) Visual Studio
20 29 (13.49%) Scrum
21 27 (12.56%) Degree
22 26 (12.09%) SQL Server
22 26 (12.09%) Algorithms
22 26 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
23 25 (11.63%) .NET
23 25 (11.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 25 (11.63%) Computer Science

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 (3.72%) Apache
2 2 (0.93%) nginx
3 1 (0.47%) Confluence
3 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.93%) Serverless
5 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 10 (4.65%) VoIP
2 7 (3.26%) Asterisk PBX
2 7 (3.26%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (3.26%) GSM
2 7 (3.26%) LTE
2 7 (3.26%) MGW
2 7 (3.26%) PBX
2 7 (3.26%) RANAP
2 7 (3.26%) RTP
2 7 (3.26%) SGSN
2 7 (3.26%) UMTS
2 7 (3.26%) Wireshark
3 6 (2.79%) DLNA
3 6 (2.79%) Internet
3 6 (2.79%) UPnP
3 6 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.40%) Network Security
4 3 (1.40%) Wireless
5 1 (0.47%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.79%) Big Data
4 5 (2.33%) MySQL
5 4 (1.86%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.86%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (13.49%) Visual Studio
2 25 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.98%) JUnit
4 14 (6.51%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.51%) JIRA
5 13 (6.05%) GCC
5 13 (6.05%) GDB
5 13 (6.05%) Subversion
6 11 (5.12%) Hudson
7 9 (4.19%) CppUnit
7 9 (4.19%) NUnit
8 7 (3.26%) Trac
9 6 (2.79%) GoogleTest
9 6 (2.79%) Gradle
9 6 (2.79%) Maven
9 6 (2.79%) Mockito
9 6 (2.79%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.33%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.33%) CruiseControl
10 5 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 21 (9.77%) Finance
2 18 (8.37%) Front Office
3 10 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.72%) Electronics
5 3 (1.40%) Advertising
5 3 (1.40%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (54.42%) Developer
2 108 (50.23%) C++ Developer
3 94 (43.72%) Software Engineer
4 79 (36.74%) C++ Software Engineer
5 36 (16.74%) Software Developer
6 35 (16.28%) C++ Software Developer
7 29 (13.49%) Senior Software Engineer
8 27 (12.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 21 (9.77%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (9.30%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 12 (5.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 10 (4.65%) Development Engineer
12 10 (4.65%) Software Development Engineer
13 9 (4.19%) Senior Development Engineer
13 9 (4.19%) Senior Software Development Engineer
14 7 (3.26%) C# Software Engineer
14 7 (3.26%) Kernel Engineer
14 7 (3.26%) Kernel Software Engineer
14 7 (3.26%) Senior Developer
15 6 (2.79%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (46.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 50 (23.26%) MFC
3 36 (16.74%) Qt
4 33 (15.35%) XML
5 30 (13.95%) Web Services
6 25 (11.63%) .NET
7 19 (8.84%) .NET Framework
8 16 (7.44%) COM
9 14 (6.51%) ATL
10 13 (6.05%) DirectX
11 12 (5.58%) WPF
11 12 (5.58%) Yocto
12 9 (4.19%) JNI
12 9 (4.19%) OpenGL
13 8 (3.72%) ASP.NET
14 7 (3.26%) JTAPI
15 6 (2.79%) RESTful
16 5 (2.33%) Django
16 5 (2.33%) Swing
17 4 (1.86%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.09%) Algorithms
2 25 (11.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (7.91%) Data Structures
3 17 (7.91%) Equities
4 16 (7.44%) Client/Server
5 13 (6.05%) Device Driver
6 12 (5.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.79%) Internet of Things
8 6 (2.79%) MPEG
8 6 (2.79%) Robotics
8 6 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.86%) Derivative
10 3 (1.40%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.40%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.40%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.40%) User Experience
11 2 (0.93%) Animation
12 1 (0.47%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 90 (41.86%) Linux
2 62 (28.84%) Windows
3 12 (5.58%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (4.65%) Android
5 7 (3.26%) Unix
6 4 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.93%) Robot Operating System
9 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (46.05%) Software Engineering
2 92 (42.79%) Multithreading
3 72 (33.49%) OO
4 69 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (19.53%) Low Latency
6 39 (18.14%) SDLC
7 32 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (13.49%) Scrum
9 26 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (11.63%) Computer Science
11 24 (11.16%) TDD
12 21 (9.77%) Open Source
13 20 (9.30%) Algorithmic Trading
13 20 (9.30%) Unit Testing
14 19 (8.84%) OOD
14 19 (8.84%) UML
15 18 (8.37%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (8.37%) Kanban
16 17 (7.91%) Mathematics
17 16 (7.44%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 213 (99.07%) C++
2 61 (28.37%) C
3 56 (26.05%) C#
3 56 (26.05%) Python
4 39 (18.14%) SQL
5 34 (15.81%) Java
6 24 (11.16%) Bash Shell
7 15 (6.98%) Embedded C++
8 12 (5.58%) Embedded C
9 9 (4.19%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.86%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.40%) Ruby
12 2 (0.93%) VB
12 2 (0.93%) VB6
13 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.47%) Go
13 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (12.56%) Degree
2 22 (10.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (7.44%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.40%) EMIR
2 3 (1.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (4.65%) Docker
2 3 (1.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.19%) Puppet
2 7 (3.26%) Ansible
3 3 (1.40%) Salt
4 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) systemd
Vendors
1 44 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.65%) Oracle
3 7 (3.26%) Cisco
3 7 (3.26%) Google
4 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.47%) Infor
4 1 (0.47%) Siemens