Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Standard Template Library (STL)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 813 800 702
Rank change year-on-year -13 -98 +32
Permanent jobs citing STL 340 362 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.54% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 307 282 502
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £96,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -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 66,596 66,466 73,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.03% 40.84% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55,960 56,618 64,603
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +73 158 £47,500 -9.52% 22
London -103 95 £75,000 +3.45% 38
East of England +32 49 £52,500 +10.53% 13
South West +5 22 £45,000 -12.20% 2
North of England -1 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West +10 9 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Midlands - 5 £33,250 - 3
West Midlands - 3 £30,750 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +13 1 £42,500 - 1
North East -17 1 £40,000 +14.29%
STL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 338 (99.41%) C++
2 224 (65.88%) Software Engineering
3 174 (51.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 145 (42.65%) Multithreading
5 143 (42.06%) Linux
6 138 (40.59%) C#
7 126 (37.06%) Windows
8 121 (35.59%) C
9 120 (35.29%) Python
10 116 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (31.76%) MFC
12 107 (31.47%) Degree
13 95 (27.94%) SQL
14 93 (27.35%) Computer Science
15 91 (26.76%) TDD
16 87 (25.59%) Visual Studio
17 77 (22.65%) Java
18 63 (18.53%) UML
18 63 (18.53%) Finance
19 59 (17.35%) Algorithms
20 58 (17.06%) Computer Science Degree
21 56 (16.47%) SDLC
22 55 (16.18%) Unix
23 52 (15.29%) Microsoft
24 49 (14.41%) OO
25 42 (12.35%) Big Data
26 37 (10.88%) Low Latency
26 37 (10.88%) Bash Shell
27 35 (10.29%) Machine Learning
27 35 (10.29%) Artificial Intelligence

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 19 (5.59%) Apache Pig
2 5 (1.47%) Confluence
3 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.29%) GitHub
1 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 26 (7.65%) HTTP
3 19 (5.59%) Firewall
3 19 (5.59%) SSL
4 14 (4.12%) Multicast
5 13 (3.82%) LTE
5 13 (3.82%) RTP
5 13 (3.82%) Wireshark
6 8 (2.35%) Asterisk PBX
6 8 (2.35%) Diameter Protocol
6 8 (2.35%) GGSN
6 8 (2.35%) GSM
6 8 (2.35%) MGW
6 8 (2.35%) PBX
6 8 (2.35%) RANAP
6 8 (2.35%) SGSN
6 8 (2.35%) UMTS
7 6 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.47%) IPsec
8 5 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.35%) Big Data
2 31 (9.12%) MySQL
3 27 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.59%) Apache Hive
4 19 (5.59%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.18%) Blockchain
6 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.59%) OLTP
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.29%) Datomic
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 87 (25.59%) Visual Studio
2 31 (9.12%) Git (software)
3 26 (7.65%) JIRA
4 20 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (5.59%) Bitbucket
5 19 (5.59%) CodeSonar
5 19 (5.59%) git-flow
5 19 (5.59%) Robot Framework
5 19 (5.59%) Selenium
6 17 (5.00%) Subversion
7 11 (3.24%) GCC
7 11 (3.24%) GDB
8 8 (2.35%) Bugzilla
8 8 (2.35%) CruiseControl
8 8 (2.35%) Gemini Tracker
8 8 (2.35%) Hudson
8 8 (2.35%) Trac
8 8 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.47%) ClearCase
9 5 (1.47%) LabVIEW
General
1 63 (18.53%) Finance
2 26 (7.65%) Marketing
3 22 (6.47%) Banking
4 11 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.65%) Front Office
7 6 (1.76%) Electronics
8 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.47%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 190 (55.88%) Software Engineer
2 162 (47.65%) C++ Software Engineer
3 147 (43.24%) Developer
4 122 (35.88%) C++ Developer
5 66 (19.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 55 (16.18%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 49 (14.41%) Software Developer
8 35 (10.29%) C++ Software Developer
9 26 (7.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 26 (7.65%) Embedded Engineer
10 25 (7.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 20 (5.88%) Java Engineer
12 19 (5.59%) C# Software Engineer
13 18 (5.29%) Senior Developer
14 17 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 16 (4.71%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 16 (4.71%) Low Latency C++ Developer
16 15 (4.41%) Java Software Engineer
17 12 (3.53%) Linux Developer
18 11 (3.24%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (51.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 108 (31.76%) MFC
3 35 (10.29%) Qt
4 34 (10.00%) OpenCV
5 28 (8.24%) .NET
5 28 (8.24%) COM
6 25 (7.35%) .NET Framework
7 22 (6.47%) XML
8 21 (6.18%) ASP.NET
8 21 (6.18%) Java EE
8 21 (6.18%) REST
8 21 (6.18%) SOAP
9 19 (5.59%) Django
9 19 (5.59%) LAMP
9 19 (5.59%) Node.js
9 19 (5.59%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (5.59%) Spring MVC
10 18 (5.29%) Natural Language Processing
11 9 (2.65%) Web Services
12 8 (2.35%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 93 (27.35%) Computer Science
2 59 (17.35%) Algorithms
3 20 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 19 (5.59%) Fintech
5 17 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (4.12%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (3.53%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (2.35%) Device Driver
12 8 (2.35%) Hedge funds
13 7 (2.06%) CUDA
14 6 (1.76%) Equities
14 6 (1.76%) Robotics
15 4 (1.18%) User Experience
16 3 (0.88%) Derivative
17 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
17 2 (0.59%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 143 (42.06%) Linux
2 126 (37.06%) Windows
3 55 (16.18%) Unix
4 22 (6.47%) Android
5 19 (5.59%) Apple iOS
5 19 (5.59%) Mac OS X
6 18 (5.29%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.47%) Solaris
7 5 (1.47%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.29%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (65.88%) Software Engineering
2 145 (42.65%) Multithreading
3 116 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (26.76%) TDD
5 63 (18.53%) UML
6 56 (16.47%) SDLC
7 49 (14.41%) OO
8 37 (10.88%) Low Latency
9 35 (10.29%) Artificial Intelligence
9 35 (10.29%) Machine Learning
10 32 (9.41%) Multithreaded Programming
10 32 (9.41%) Test Automation
11 31 (9.12%) Cybersecurity
12 29 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (7.65%) Mathematics
14 25 (7.35%) OOD
15 23 (6.76%) Neural Network
15 23 (6.76%) Scrum
15 23 (6.76%) Unit Testing
16 22 (6.47%) Distributed Algorithms
Programming Languages
1 338 (99.41%) C++
2 138 (40.59%) C#
3 121 (35.59%) C
4 120 (35.29%) Python
5 95 (27.94%) SQL
6 77 (22.65%) Java
7 37 (10.88%) Bash Shell
8 27 (7.94%) Embedded C++
9 24 (7.06%) JavaScript
10 21 (6.18%) Objective-C
11 20 (5.88%) Perl
12 19 (5.59%) PHP
13 18 (5.29%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.35%) Embedded C
14 8 (2.35%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.47%) Ruby
15 5 (1.47%) Tcl
16 4 (1.18%) VC++
17 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (31.47%) Degree
2 58 (17.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (9.12%) PhD
4 27 (7.94%) Security Cleared
5 20 (5.88%) CCNA
5 20 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (5.88%) CISSP
5 20 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
5 20 (5.88%) GIAC
5 20 (5.88%) Linux+ Certification
5 20 (5.88%) MCSE
5 20 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
5 20 (5.88%) SANS
5 20 (5.88%) SSCP
6 18 (5.29%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.35%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.18%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.29%) EMIR
2 1 (0.29%) GCP
2 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (5.59%) Docker
1 19 (5.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (5.59%) Puppet
1 19 (5.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.47%) Oracle
3 8 (2.35%) Cisco
4 6 (1.76%) Reuters
5 5 (1.47%) Sun
6 2 (0.59%) Google
6 2 (0.59%) Solace
6 2 (0.59%) Tradeweb
7 1 (0.29%) Capita
7 1 (0.29%) Intel
7 1 (0.29%) QNX