Period
to 23 January 2018

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

Standard Template Library (STL)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 775 753 634
Rank change year-on-year -22 -119 +28
Permanent jobs citing STL 420 464 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.67% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 338 389 715
UK median annual salary £50,000 £56,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.50% -5.83% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £110,000 £97,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +25.00%

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 70,959 69,222 79,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.36% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59,575 59,830 68,028
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for STL in the UK

STL
Top 14 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 23 January 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
England -33 410 £52,500 -7.08% 81
UK excluding London +44 283 £47,500 -5.00% 38
South East +47 173 £47,500 -5.00% 15
London -106 137 £72,500 -3.33% 44
East of England +62 71 £53,750 +13.16% 13
Midlands +26 11 £32,500 -35.00% 2
South West -35 11 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Midlands - 10 £32,500 - 2
North of England -8 7 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Wales +11 6 £42,500 +19.72%
North West -13 5 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Scotland -41 4 £35,000 - 1
North East - 2 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +14 1 £24,000 -52.00%

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 418 (99.52%) C++
2 272 (64.76%) Software Engineering
3 201 (47.86%) Windows
4 195 (46.43%) C#
4 195 (46.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 188 (44.76%) Multithreading
6 154 (36.67%) Linux
7 153 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
8 145 (34.52%) Degree
9 137 (32.62%) SQL
10 133 (31.67%) Python
10 133 (31.67%) Computer Science
11 112 (26.67%) TDD
12 106 (25.24%) MFC
13 105 (25.00%) Java
14 97 (23.10%) Finance
15 96 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
16 94 (22.38%) UML
17 91 (21.67%) Unix
18 90 (21.43%) OO
19 89 (21.19%) Visual Studio
20 74 (17.62%) Multithreaded Programming
21 73 (17.38%) C
22 67 (15.95%) Algorithms
23 61 (14.52%) XML
24 57 (13.57%) SDLC
25 56 (13.33%) OOP
26 53 (12.62%) Qt
27 51 (12.14%) Telecoms
28 49 (11.67%) GCC

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 11 (2.62%) Apache Pig
2 3 (0.71%) JBoss
2 3 (0.71%) Jetty
2 3 (0.71%) nginx
2 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.48%) CMS
3 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
3 2 (0.48%) WinCC
4 1 (0.24%) IPython
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Doxygen
1 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.48%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.48%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) RMDS
2 1 (0.24%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.57%) LTE
1 36 (8.57%) RTP
1 36 (8.57%) Wireshark
2 34 (8.10%) Asterisk PBX
2 34 (8.10%) Diameter Protocol
2 34 (8.10%) GGSN
2 34 (8.10%) GSM
2 34 (8.10%) MGW
2 34 (8.10%) PBX
2 34 (8.10%) RANAP
2 34 (8.10%) SGSN
2 34 (8.10%) UMTS
3 31 (7.38%) TCP/IP
4 23 (5.48%) Firewall
5 20 (4.76%) HTTP
6 14 (3.33%) SNMP
7 10 (2.38%) SSL
8 7 (1.67%) Multicast
9 5 (1.19%) Broadband
9 5 (1.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.29%) MySQL
2 25 (5.95%) Big Data
3 23 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.81%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.62%) Apache Hive
6 11 (2.62%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.67%) Blockchain
8 7 (1.67%) OLTP
8 7 (1.67%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.43%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 89 (21.19%) Visual Studio
2 49 (11.67%) GCC
3 47 (11.19%) GDB
3 47 (11.19%) Subversion
4 34 (8.10%) Trac
5 29 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 23 (5.48%) JIRA
7 14 (3.33%) CMake
8 12 (2.86%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (2.38%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.38%) CodeSonar
9 10 (2.38%) git-flow
9 10 (2.38%) Robot Framework
9 10 (2.38%) Selenium
10 7 (1.67%) Hudson
11 5 (1.19%) JUnit
11 5 (1.19%) Xcode
12 4 (0.95%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 97 (23.10%) Finance
2 51 (12.14%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.19%) Banking
4 17 (4.05%) Front Office
5 8 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.67%) Automotive
7 5 (1.19%) Electronics
8 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.95%) Games
8 4 (0.95%) Marketing
8 4 (0.95%) Music Industry
8 4 (0.95%) Retail
9 3 (0.71%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 231 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 173 (41.19%) C++ Software Engineer
3 164 (39.05%) Developer
4 135 (32.14%) C++ Developer
5 91 (21.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 59 (14.05%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 31 (7.38%) Software Developer
8 26 (6.19%) Telecoms Engineer
8 26 (6.19%) Telecoms Software Engineer
9 24 (5.71%) Senior C++ Developer
9 24 (5.71%) Senior Developer
10 23 (5.48%) C++ Software Developer
10 23 (5.48%) Quantitative Developer
11 18 (4.29%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 17 (4.05%) Core Network Engineer
12 17 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
12 17 (4.05%) Network Engineer
13 15 (3.57%) Embedded Engineer
13 15 (3.57%) Linux Developer
14 14 (3.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (46.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 106 (25.24%) MFC
3 61 (14.52%) XML
4 53 (12.62%) Qt
5 32 (7.62%) Web Services
6 28 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 21 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
7 21 (5.00%) POSIX
8 18 (4.29%) Java EE
9 16 (3.81%) .NET
9 16 (3.81%) REST
10 15 (3.57%) LAMP
10 15 (3.57%) SOAP
11 13 (3.10%) Node.js
12 12 (2.86%) HTML
12 12 (2.86%) Spring MVC
13 10 (2.38%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.38%) ASP.NET
13 10 (2.38%) Django
13 10 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 133 (31.67%) Computer Science
2 67 (15.95%) Algorithms
3 46 (10.95%) Client/Server
4 41 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (3.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 16 (3.81%) Fintech
8 13 (3.10%) CUDA
9 10 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.14%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.43%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.19%) Derivative
14 4 (0.95%) Equities
14 4 (0.95%) User Experience
15 3 (0.71%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.71%) Market Risk
16 2 (0.48%) 3D Graphics
16 2 (0.48%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 201 (47.86%) Windows
2 154 (36.67%) Linux
3 91 (21.67%) Unix
4 16 (3.81%) Android
5 11 (2.62%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 10 (2.38%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.48%) Solaris
8 2 (0.48%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (64.76%) Software Engineering
2 188 (44.76%) Multithreading
3 153 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (26.67%) TDD
5 94 (22.38%) UML
6 90 (21.43%) OO
7 74 (17.62%) Multithreaded Programming
8 57 (13.57%) SDLC
9 56 (13.33%) OOP
10 45 (10.71%) Cross-Platform Development
11 44 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (7.62%) Test Automation
13 31 (7.38%) OOD
14 28 (6.67%) Mathematics
15 26 (6.19%) Low Latency
16 25 (5.95%) Product Management
16 25 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (5.71%) Presales
17 24 (5.71%) Scrum
18 23 (5.48%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 418 (99.52%) C++
2 195 (46.43%) C#
3 137 (32.62%) SQL
4 133 (31.67%) Python
5 105 (25.00%) Java
6 73 (17.38%) C
7 33 (7.86%) Perl
8 23 (5.48%) PHP
9 21 (5.00%) JavaScript
10 15 (3.57%) Objective-C
10 15 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.38%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.90%) Embedded C++
14 5 (1.19%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.19%) Ruby
14 5 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.19%) VC++
15 4 (0.95%) Korn
15 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 145 (34.52%) Degree
2 96 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (5.24%) PhD
4 13 (3.10%) CCNA
4 13 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.10%) CISSP
4 13 (3.10%) GIAC
4 13 (3.10%) Linux+ Certification
4 13 (3.10%) MCSE
4 13 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.10%) Network+ Certification
4 13 (3.10%) SANS
4 13 (3.10%) SSCP
5 12 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (2.14%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.67%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.43%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.71%) EMIR
2 3 (0.71%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (2.38%) Docker
1 10 (2.38%) vSphere
2 7 (1.67%) Firmware
3 4 (0.95%) NFS
3 4 (0.95%) Samba
3 4 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.95%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (3.57%) Puppet
2 10 (2.38%) Salt
3 4 (0.95%) Ansible
3 4 (0.95%) Nagios
3 4 (0.95%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (10.00%) Oracle
2 34 (8.10%) Cisco
3 18 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.67%) Google
4 7 (1.67%) Reuters
5 5 (1.19%) TIBCO
6 4 (0.95%) Embarcadero
6 4 (0.95%) EMC
6 4 (0.95%) NetApp
6 4 (0.95%) SolarWinds
6 4 (0.95%) Sony
6 4 (0.95%) Sun
6 4 (0.95%) VMware
7 3 (0.71%) Altova
7 3 (0.71%) ILOG
7 3 (0.71%) Splunk
8 2 (0.48%) Capita
8 2 (0.48%) Siemens
9 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg