Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Standard Template Library (STL)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 742 640
Rank change year-on-year -94 -102 +54
Permanent jobs citing STL 376 535 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.72% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 291 461 738
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £110,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +29.87%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72262 74099 83263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.11% 38.97% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60024 64274 71181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

STL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for STL in the UK

STL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for STL in the UK

STL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing STL over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for STL in the UK

STL
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England -72 363 £52,500 -4.55% 22
UK excluding London -29 235 £47,500 -5.00% 10
London -64 141 £55,000 -31.25% 12
South East -25 125 £47,500 -5.00% 6
East of England +51 71 £58,750 +17.50% 1
South West -41 10 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Midlands +49 8 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Wales +18 8 £42,500 +13.33%
North of England -8 8 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £30,000 - 1
Scotland -3 5 £35,000 -18.60%
North East - 4 £41,500 -
North West -18 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £41,250 -
East Midlands +30 1 £24,000 -52.00%

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for STL.

1 373 (99.20%) C++
2 234 (62.23%) Software Engineering
3 187 (49.73%) Windows
4 175 (46.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 164 (43.62%) C#
6 160 (42.55%) Multithreading
7 148 (39.36%) Linux
8 134 (35.64%) SQL
9 130 (34.57%) Degree
10 115 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
11 109 (28.99%) Computer Science
12 106 (28.19%) Python
13 98 (26.06%) Finance
14 94 (25.00%) Java
15 90 (23.94%) OO
16 88 (23.40%) Unix
16 88 (23.40%) TDD
17 82 (21.81%) MFC
18 81 (21.54%) UML
19 74 (19.68%) Computer Science Degree
20 69 (18.35%) SDLC
21 66 (17.55%) Algorithms
21 66 (17.55%) OOP
22 65 (17.29%) Visual Studio
22 65 (17.29%) Multithreaded Programming
23 62 (16.49%) Qt
24 60 (15.96%) C
25 52 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
26 50 (13.30%) XML
27 43 (11.44%) Continuous Integration

STL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.13%) 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 (1.33%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.27%) GitHub
1 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.45%) TCP/IP
2 22 (5.85%) Asterisk PBX
2 22 (5.85%) Diameter Protocol
2 22 (5.85%) GSM
2 22 (5.85%) LTE
2 22 (5.85%) PBX
2 22 (5.85%) RANAP
2 22 (5.85%) RTP
2 22 (5.85%) UMTS
2 22 (5.85%) Wireshark
3 21 (5.59%) HTTP
3 21 (5.59%) MGW
3 21 (5.59%) SGSN
4 20 (5.32%) GGSN
5 18 (4.79%) Firewall
6 16 (4.26%) SNMP
7 7 (1.86%) Broadband
7 7 (1.86%) SSL
8 5 (1.33%) VoIP
9 4 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.31%) MySQL
2 25 (6.65%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.46%) Big Data
4 13 (3.46%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.13%) Apache Hive
5 8 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.13%) OLTP
6 6 (1.60%) Blockchain
6 6 (1.60%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 65 (17.29%) Visual Studio
2 39 (10.37%) Subversion
3 32 (8.51%) GCC
4 28 (7.45%) GDB
5 27 (7.18%) Git (software)
6 22 (5.85%) Trac
7 18 (4.79%) JIRA
8 11 (2.93%) Hudson
8 11 (2.93%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.66%) CMake
10 8 (2.13%) Bugzilla
10 8 (2.13%) CruiseControl
10 8 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.86%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.86%) CodeSonar
11 7 (1.86%) git-flow
11 7 (1.86%) Robot Framework
11 7 (1.86%) Selenium
12 6 (1.60%) Xcode
General
1 98 (26.06%) Finance
2 36 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.12%) Banking
4 16 (4.26%) Front Office
5 14 (3.72%) Games
6 10 (2.66%) Automotive
7 8 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.60%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.33%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.06%) Retail
11 3 (0.80%) Marketing
11 3 (0.80%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.53%) Electronics
13 1 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 197 (52.39%) Software Engineer
2 155 (41.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 151 (40.16%) Developer
4 127 (33.78%) C++ Developer
5 72 (19.15%) Senior Software Engineer
6 50 (13.30%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 34 (9.04%) Software Developer
8 28 (7.45%) C++ Software Developer
9 25 (6.65%) Senior C++ Developer
9 25 (6.65%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.59%) Embedded Engineer
11 20 (5.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 19 (5.05%) Telecoms Engineer
12 19 (5.05%) Telecoms Software Engineer
13 18 (4.79%) Junior
14 17 (4.52%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 17 (4.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 15 (3.99%) Principal Developer
16 14 (3.72%) Junior C++ Developer
16 14 (3.72%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (46.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 82 (21.81%) MFC
3 62 (16.49%) Qt
4 50 (13.30%) XML
5 30 (7.98%) POSIX
6 24 (6.38%) Web Services
7 20 (5.32%) AngularJS
7 20 (5.32%) FIX Protocol
8 19 (5.05%) OpenGL
9 18 (4.79%) HTML
10 15 (3.99%) Java EE
10 15 (3.99%) Middleware
11 13 (3.46%) LAMP
12 12 (3.19%) .NET
12 12 (3.19%) REST
12 12 (3.19%) SOAP
13 10 (2.66%) HTML5
13 10 (2.66%) Node.js
14 9 (2.39%) Spring MVC
15 8 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 109 (28.99%) Computer Science
2 66 (17.55%) Algorithms
3 52 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (9.31%) Client/Server
5 28 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (6.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 14 (3.72%) Data Structures
8 13 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (3.19%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (2.66%) Hedge funds
11 9 (2.39%) Equities
11 9 (2.39%) Fintech
12 8 (2.13%) Derivative
13 6 (1.60%) CUDA
13 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.60%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.80%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.80%) User Experience
15 2 (0.53%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 187 (49.73%) Windows
2 148 (39.36%) Linux
3 88 (23.40%) Unix
4 21 (5.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 13 (3.46%) Android
6 9 (2.39%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.86%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (62.23%) Software Engineering
2 160 (42.55%) Multithreading
3 115 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (23.94%) OO
5 88 (23.40%) TDD
6 81 (21.54%) UML
7 69 (18.35%) SDLC
8 66 (17.55%) OOP
9 65 (17.29%) Multithreaded Programming
10 43 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (11.17%) OOD
12 31 (8.24%) Cross-Platform Development
13 30 (7.98%) Mathematics
14 27 (7.18%) Test Strategy
15 26 (6.91%) Feasibility Study
15 26 (6.91%) Low Latency
15 26 (6.91%) Scrum
16 25 (6.65%) Product Management
16 25 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (6.38%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 373 (99.20%) C++
2 164 (43.62%) C#
3 134 (35.64%) SQL
4 106 (28.19%) Python
5 94 (25.00%) Java
6 60 (15.96%) C
7 26 (6.91%) Perl
8 21 (5.59%) JavaScript
8 21 (5.59%) PHP
9 14 (3.72%) Embedded C++
10 13 (3.46%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.19%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.93%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.93%) Fortran
13 9 (2.39%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.60%) Ruby
16 5 (1.33%) VC++
17 4 (1.06%) Korn
17 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 130 (34.57%) Degree
2 74 (19.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (4.52%) PhD
4 12 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (2.93%) CCNA
5 11 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.93%) CISSP
5 11 (2.93%) GIAC
5 11 (2.93%) Linux+ Certification
5 11 (2.93%) MCSE
5 11 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.93%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (2.93%) SANS
5 11 (2.93%) SSCP
6 10 (2.66%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (2.66%) Master's Degree
6 10 (2.66%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.86%) Docker
1 7 (1.86%) Firmware
1 7 (1.86%) vSphere
2 4 (1.06%) NFS
2 4 (1.06%) Samba
2 4 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.06%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (3.46%) Puppet
2 7 (1.86%) Salt
3 4 (1.06%) Ansible
3 4 (1.06%) Nagios
3 4 (1.06%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (10.37%) Oracle
2 22 (5.85%) Cisco
3 16 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.39%) Google
5 7 (1.86%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.33%) Sony
6 5 (1.33%) VMware
7 4 (1.06%) Embarcadero
7 4 (1.06%) EMC
7 4 (1.06%) NetApp
7 4 (1.06%) SolarWinds
8 3 (0.80%) Altova
8 3 (0.80%) ILOG
8 3 (0.80%) Splunk
9 2 (0.53%) Siemens
9 2 (0.53%) Sun
10 1 (0.27%) Dell
10 1 (0.27%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Facebook