Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Standard Template Library (STL)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 733 628
Rank change year-on-year -46 -105 +54
Permanent jobs citing STL 382 442 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.67% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 315 362 681
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £110,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £56,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.08% -5.83% +9.09%

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 67,395 65,586 76,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.87% 39.61% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 57,327 56,838 66,684
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +46 171 £47,500 -5.00% 14
London -138 111 £75,000 +3.45% 28
East of England +51 70 £55,000 +15.79% 10
South West -19 14 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Midlands +24 10 £32,500 -35.00% 3
West Midlands - 10 £32,500 - 2
North of England -2 6 £40,000 +45.45% 2
North West -18 5 £40,000 +45.45% 1
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1
STL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 379 (99.21%) C++
2 253 (66.23%) Software Engineering
3 183 (47.91%) Windows
4 180 (47.12%) C#
4 180 (47.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 179 (46.86%) Multithreading
6 135 (35.34%) Linux
6 135 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (32.98%) Degree
8 120 (31.41%) Computer Science
9 119 (31.15%) Python
10 114 (29.84%) SQL
11 109 (28.53%) MFC
12 102 (26.70%) TDD
13 91 (23.82%) Visual Studio
14 89 (23.30%) Java
15 88 (23.04%) UML
16 86 (22.51%) C
17 84 (21.99%) OO
18 81 (21.20%) Finance
19 76 (19.90%) Computer Science Degree
20 69 (18.06%) Multithreaded Programming
20 69 (18.06%) Algorithms
20 69 (18.06%) Unix
21 60 (15.71%) XML
22 50 (13.09%) Qt
23 48 (12.57%) Subversion
24 47 (12.30%) Client/Server
24 47 (12.30%) GCC
24 47 (12.30%) GDB

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 11 (2.88%) Apache Pig
2 3 (0.79%) JBoss
2 3 (0.79%) Jetty
2 3 (0.79%) nginx
2 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
2 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.52%) CMS
3 2 (0.52%) Joomla!
3 2 (0.52%) WinCC
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.26%) IPython
Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.79%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.52%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.52%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 7 (1.83%) RMDS
2 1 (0.26%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.26%) GitHub
1 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.21%) LTE
1 39 (10.21%) RTP
1 39 (10.21%) Wireshark
2 34 (8.90%) Asterisk PBX
2 34 (8.90%) Diameter Protocol
2 34 (8.90%) GGSN
2 34 (8.90%) GSM
2 34 (8.90%) MGW
2 34 (8.90%) PBX
2 34 (8.90%) RANAP
2 34 (8.90%) SGSN
2 34 (8.90%) UMTS
3 32 (8.38%) TCP/IP
4 23 (6.02%) Firewall
5 15 (3.93%) HTTP
6 12 (3.14%) SNMP
7 10 (2.62%) SSL
8 8 (2.09%) Multicast
9 7 (1.83%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.31%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.90%) MySQL
2 29 (7.59%) Big Data
3 14 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.14%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.88%) Apache Hive
5 11 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.83%) Blockchain
7 7 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.57%) OLTP
9 3 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 91 (23.82%) Visual Studio
2 48 (12.57%) Subversion
3 47 (12.30%) GCC
3 47 (12.30%) GDB
4 34 (8.90%) Trac
5 28 (7.33%) Git (software)
6 23 (6.02%) JIRA
7 14 (3.66%) CMake
8 12 (3.14%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (2.62%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.62%) CodeSonar
9 10 (2.62%) git-flow
9 10 (2.62%) Robot Framework
9 10 (2.62%) Selenium
10 8 (2.09%) Hudson
11 5 (1.31%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.31%) Gemini Tracker
11 5 (1.31%) LabVIEW
11 5 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 81 (21.20%) Finance
2 46 (12.04%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.81%) Banking
4 14 (3.66%) Front Office
5 9 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.83%) Electronics
7 5 (1.31%) Automotive
8 4 (1.05%) Marketing
8 4 (1.05%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.79%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 222 (58.12%) Software Engineer
2 167 (43.72%) C++ Software Engineer
3 143 (37.43%) Developer
4 116 (30.37%) C++ Developer
5 91 (23.82%) Senior Software Engineer
6 60 (15.71%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 26 (6.81%) Quantitative Developer
7 26 (6.81%) Telecoms Engineer
7 26 (6.81%) Telecoms Software Engineer
8 24 (6.28%) Software Developer
9 22 (5.76%) Senior C++ Developer
9 22 (5.76%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.50%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 17 (4.45%) Core Network Engineer
11 17 (4.45%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (4.45%) Network Engineer
12 15 (3.93%) C++ Software Developer
13 14 (3.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 12 (3.14%) Linux Developer
15 10 (2.62%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (47.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 109 (28.53%) MFC
3 60 (15.71%) XML
4 50 (13.09%) Qt
5 30 (7.85%) Web Services
6 18 (4.71%) Java EE
6 18 (4.71%) POSIX
7 16 (4.19%) FIX Protocol
8 15 (3.93%) AngularJS
8 15 (3.93%) REST
9 14 (3.66%) LAMP
9 14 (3.66%) SOAP
10 13 (3.40%) .NET
10 13 (3.40%) Node.js
11 12 (3.14%) Spring MVC
12 10 (2.62%) .NET Framework
12 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET
12 10 (2.62%) Django
12 10 (2.62%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (2.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 120 (31.41%) Computer Science
2 69 (18.06%) Algorithms
3 47 (12.30%) Client/Server
4 36 (9.42%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.45%) Fintech
7 16 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (3.93%) CUDA
9 13 (3.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 12 (3.14%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.83%) Derivative
11 7 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.57%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.57%) User Experience
13 5 (1.31%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.79%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.79%) Equities
14 3 (0.79%) Market Risk
15 2 (0.52%) Device Driver
15 2 (0.52%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 183 (47.91%) Windows
2 135 (35.34%) Linux
3 69 (18.06%) Unix
4 12 (3.14%) Android
5 11 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.62%) Mac OS X
7 8 (2.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 5 (1.31%) Solaris
8 5 (1.31%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (66.23%) Software Engineering
2 179 (46.86%) Multithreading
3 135 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (26.70%) TDD
5 88 (23.04%) UML
6 84 (21.99%) OO
7 69 (18.06%) Multithreaded Programming
8 45 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (11.78%) SDLC
9 44 (11.52%) OOP
10 42 (10.99%) Cross-Platform Development
11 33 (8.64%) Test Automation
12 32 (8.38%) Mathematics
13 30 (7.85%) OOD
14 23 (6.02%) Machine Learning
15 22 (5.76%) Low Latency
15 22 (5.76%) Unit Testing
16 19 (4.97%) Physics
17 17 (4.45%) Cybersecurity
17 17 (4.45%) Distributed Algorithms
Programming Languages
1 379 (99.21%) C++
2 180 (47.12%) C#
3 119 (31.15%) Python
4 114 (29.84%) SQL
5 89 (23.30%) Java
6 86 (22.51%) C
7 31 (8.12%) Perl
8 22 (5.76%) PHP
9 21 (5.50%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.45%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.93%) Objective-C
11 15 (3.93%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.88%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.09%) Embedded C++
13 8 (2.09%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.57%) Ruby
15 5 (1.31%) Tcl
15 5 (1.31%) VC++
16 4 (1.05%) Korn
17 3 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 126 (32.98%) Degree
2 76 (19.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (7.85%) PhD
4 13 (3.40%) CCNA
4 13 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.40%) CISSP
4 13 (3.40%) GIAC
4 13 (3.40%) Linux+ Certification
4 13 (3.40%) MCSE
4 13 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.40%) Network+ Certification
4 13 (3.40%) SANS
4 13 (3.40%) SSCP
5 12 (3.14%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (2.36%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.83%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.57%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.57%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.79%) EMIR
2 3 (0.79%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (2.62%) Docker
1 10 (2.62%) vSphere
2 4 (1.05%) NFS
2 4 (1.05%) Samba
2 4 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.05%) VMware NSX
3 3 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (3.66%) Puppet
2 10 (2.62%) Salt
3 4 (1.05%) Ansible
3 4 (1.05%) Nagios
3 4 (1.05%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (8.90%) Cisco
2 28 (7.33%) Oracle
3 17 (4.45%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.83%) Reuters
4 7 (1.83%) Sun
5 4 (1.05%) EMC
5 4 (1.05%) NetApp
5 4 (1.05%) SolarWinds
5 4 (1.05%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.05%) VMware
6 3 (0.79%) Altova
6 3 (0.79%) Google
6 3 (0.79%) ILOG
6 3 (0.79%) Splunk
7 2 (0.52%) Capita
7 2 (0.52%) Embarcadero
7 2 (0.52%) Siemens
8 1 (0.26%) Bloomberg