Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Standard Template Library (STL)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 829 811 749
Rank change year-on-year -18 -62 -34
Permanent jobs citing STL 335 372 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.55% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 281 287 443
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £101,250 £103,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -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 64,468 67,832 73,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.69% 40.77% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53,878 56,846 64,133
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 +65 161 £47,500 -5.00% 20
London -59 92 £75,000 +3.45% 26
East of England +2 37 £52,500 +10.53% 10
South West -3 24 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North of England +13 14 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North West +26 13 £45,000 +63.64% 3
Midlands +27 7 £31,500 +31.25% 2
West Midlands - 4 £30,000 - 2
East Midlands +15 3 £35,000 +45.83%
Yorkshire +16 1 £42,500 - 2
STL
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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.

1 334 (99.70%) C++
2 222 (66.27%) Software Engineering
3 180 (53.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 173 (51.64%) Linux
5 163 (48.66%) Multithreading
6 150 (44.78%) Python
7 137 (40.90%) C
8 133 (39.70%) C#
9 123 (36.72%) Windows
10 115 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (28.66%) MFC
12 91 (27.16%) SQL
13 89 (26.57%) Degree
14 84 (25.07%) Java
14 84 (25.07%) Microsoft
15 81 (24.18%) TDD
16 73 (21.79%) Bash Shell
17 69 (20.60%) Visual Studio
18 67 (20.00%) Computer Science
19 62 (18.51%) Finance
20 60 (17.91%) .NET
21 59 (17.61%) Git (software)
22 56 (16.72%) .NET Framework
22 56 (16.72%) MySQL
22 56 (16.72%) SDLC
23 55 (16.42%) OpenCV
24 54 (16.12%) Big Data
24 54 (16.12%) SQL Server
25 51 (15.22%) JavaScript
25 51 (15.22%) UML

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 39 (11.64%) Apache Pig
2 5 (1.49%) Confluence
3 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.30%) GitHub
1 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.33%) HTTP
2 41 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 39 (11.64%) Firewall
3 39 (11.64%) SSL
4 12 (3.58%) Multicast
5 9 (2.69%) RTP
6 4 (1.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.30%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.30%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.30%) DLNA
7 1 (0.30%) GGSN
7 1 (0.30%) Internet
7 1 (0.30%) LTE
7 1 (0.30%) MGW
7 1 (0.30%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 1 (0.30%) RANAP
7 1 (0.30%) SGSN
7 1 (0.30%) UPnP
7 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.72%) MySQL
2 54 (16.12%) Big Data
2 54 (16.12%) SQL Server
3 39 (11.64%) Apache Hive
3 39 (11.64%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.90%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) Datomic
7 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (20.60%) Visual Studio
2 59 (17.61%) Git (software)
3 46 (13.73%) JIRA
4 40 (11.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 39 (11.64%) Bitbucket
5 39 (11.64%) CodeSonar
5 39 (11.64%) git-flow
5 39 (11.64%) Robot Framework
5 39 (11.64%) Selenium
6 10 (2.99%) Subversion
7 7 (2.09%) Bugzilla
7 7 (2.09%) CruiseControl
7 7 (2.09%) Gemini Tracker
7 7 (2.09%) Hudson
7 7 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.49%) CMake
9 2 (0.60%) GCC
9 2 (0.60%) GDB
9 2 (0.60%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 62 (18.51%) Finance
2 31 (9.25%) Marketing
3 23 (6.87%) Banking
4 11 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.39%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.39%) Front Office
6 7 (2.09%) Games
7 3 (0.90%) Automotive
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 184 (54.93%) Software Engineer
2 158 (47.16%) C++ Software Engineer
3 142 (42.39%) Developer
4 120 (35.82%) C++ Developer
5 51 (15.22%) Software Developer
6 47 (14.03%) Senior Software Engineer
7 44 (13.13%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 39 (11.64%) C++ Software Developer
9 34 (10.15%) Java Engineer
9 34 (10.15%) Java Software Engineer
10 33 (9.85%) C# Software Engineer
11 31 (9.25%) Embedded Engineer
12 30 (8.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 21 (6.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 21 (6.27%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 20 (5.97%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 15 (4.48%) Low Latency C++ Developer
16 13 (3.88%) Senior Developer
17 10 (2.99%) Computer Engineer
17 10 (2.99%) Computer Vision Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (53.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 96 (28.66%) MFC
3 60 (17.91%) .NET
4 56 (16.72%) .NET Framework
5 55 (16.42%) OpenCV
6 48 (14.33%) REST
6 48 (14.33%) SOAP
7 42 (12.54%) ASP.NET
7 42 (12.54%) Java EE
8 39 (11.64%) Django
8 39 (11.64%) LAMP
8 39 (11.64%) Node.js
8 39 (11.64%) RabbitMQ
8 39 (11.64%) Spring MVC
9 34 (10.15%) COM
10 32 (9.55%) Qt
11 21 (6.27%) XML
12 15 (4.48%) Natural Language Processing
13 13 (3.88%) Web Services
14 9 (2.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 39 (11.64%) Algorithms
3 21 (6.27%) Robotics
4 20 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
5 18 (5.37%) Fintech
6 14 (4.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.99%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.39%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.39%) Virtual Team
10 7 (2.09%) Equities
10 7 (2.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.79%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.19%) CUDA
12 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.90%) Life Science
14 2 (0.60%) Mobile Games
15 1 (0.30%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 173 (51.64%) Linux
2 123 (36.72%) Windows
3 41 (12.24%) Android
4 39 (11.64%) Apple iOS
4 39 (11.64%) Mac OS X
5 37 (11.04%) Unix
6 16 (4.78%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (66.27%) Software Engineering
2 163 (48.66%) Multithreading
3 115 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (24.18%) TDD
5 56 (16.72%) SDLC
6 51 (15.22%) UML
7 50 (14.93%) Cybersecurity
8 49 (14.63%) Scrum
9 45 (13.43%) Test Automation
10 42 (12.54%) Ethical Hacking
10 42 (12.54%) Penetration Testing
10 42 (12.54%) Reverse Engineering
11 41 (12.24%) Artificial Intelligence
12 40 (11.94%) Machine Learning
12 40 (11.94%) OO
13 39 (11.64%) API Design
13 39 (11.64%) Kanban
13 39 (11.64%) User Stories
14 36 (10.75%) Low Latency
15 33 (9.85%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 334 (99.70%) C++
2 150 (44.78%) Python
3 137 (40.90%) C
4 133 (39.70%) C#
5 91 (27.16%) SQL
6 84 (25.07%) Java
7 73 (21.79%) Bash Shell
8 51 (15.22%) JavaScript
9 42 (12.54%) Objective-C
10 39 (11.64%) PHP
10 39 (11.64%) PowerShell
11 29 (8.66%) Embedded C++
12 16 (4.78%) Perl
13 11 (3.28%) VC++
14 6 (1.79%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.49%) Ruby
16 4 (1.19%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.90%) VB
18 1 (0.30%) Fortran
18 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (26.57%) Degree
2 50 (14.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (13.73%) Security Cleared
4 42 (12.54%) CCNA
4 42 (12.54%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (12.54%) CISSP
4 42 (12.54%) CompTIA Security+
4 42 (12.54%) GIAC
4 42 (12.54%) Linux+ Certification
4 42 (12.54%) MCSE
4 42 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (12.54%) Network+ Certification
4 42 (12.54%) SANS
4 42 (12.54%) SSCP
5 39 (11.64%) DV Cleared
6 17 (5.07%) PhD
7 10 (2.99%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (2.69%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) GCP
System Software
1 39 (11.64%) Docker
1 39 (11.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (11.64%) Puppet
1 39 (11.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 84 (25.07%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.97%) Oracle
3 8 (2.39%) Tradeweb
4 2 (0.60%) Google
4 2 (0.60%) Reuters
4 2 (0.60%) Solace
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco
5 1 (0.30%) Intel
5 1 (0.30%) QNX