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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Standard Template Library (STL)
UK
Rank 673 634 674
Rank change year-on-year -39 +40  
Permanent jobs citing STL 195 342 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.86% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 150 273 239
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% +2.94%  

STL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33911 39617 40053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.35% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28948 34112 33994
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

STL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing STL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for STL in the UK

STL
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 192 £55,000 -6.38% 34
London +8 111 £72,500 -9.37% 24
South East +40 52 £52,500 +16.66% 8
City of London +35 22 £92,500 +23.33% 5
Berkshire +32 20 £52,500 - 2
Bracknell +17 17 £52,500 - 1
South West +7 11 £51,250 -31.66%
Gloucestershire -6 10 £52,500 -30.00%
Hampshire +25 8 £60,000 +20.00% 3
East of England +2 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cambridge 0 8 £47,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire -12 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2
West Sussex +11 7 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West End of London - 7 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +21 6 £57,500 +35.29% 1
North West -8 6 £27,500 -21.42%
Camberley - 6 £57,500 - 1
Burgess Hill - 6 £47,500 - 1
Fareham - 6 £60,000 - 1
Oxford -13 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Oxfordshire -27 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £38,750 -
Liverpool +7 4 £27,500 -17.91%
Merseyside +3 4 £27,500 -17.91%
North Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
York - 4 £42,500 -
Hounslow - 4 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Scotland +19 3 - -
Edinburgh 0 3 - -

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 434 (99.77%) C++
2 237 (54.48%) Multithreading
3 232 (53.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 229 (52.64%) Linux
5 217 (49.89%) Software Engineering
6 174 (40.00%) C#
7 150 (34.48%) Python
8 137 (31.49%) SQL
9 133 (30.57%) Finance
10 122 (28.05%) Java
11 120 (27.59%) Degree
12 113 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
13 111 (25.52%) Windows
14 100 (22.99%) Unix
15 96 (22.07%) Algorithms
16 94 (21.61%) Computer Science
17 90 (20.69%) OO
18 80 (18.39%) C
19 76 (17.47%) Mathematics
20 74 (17.01%) Low Latency
21 70 (16.09%) SDLC
22 67 (15.40%) MFC
23 64 (14.71%) Visual Studio
24 60 (13.79%) JavaScript
25 59 (13.56%) TDD
26 58 (13.33%) Oracle
27 53 (12.18%) Banking
28 49 (11.26%) Unit Testing
29 46 (10.57%) Big Data
30 45 (10.34%) TCP/IP

STL
Top Related 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 30 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 26 (5.98%) Apache Pig
3 19 (4.37%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.99%) JBoss
4 13 (2.99%) Jetty
4 13 (2.99%) nginx
4 13 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.92%) IPython
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.76%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.45%) GitHub
2 5 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 18 (4.14%) HTTP
3 13 (2.99%) HTTPS
3 13 (2.99%) SNMP
4 10 (2.30%) Asterisk PBX
4 10 (2.30%) Diameter Protocol
4 10 (2.30%) GSM
4 10 (2.30%) LTE
4 10 (2.30%) PBX
4 10 (2.30%) RANAP
4 10 (2.30%) RTP
4 10 (2.30%) UMTS
4 10 (2.30%) Wireshark
5 9 (2.07%) Firewall
6 4 (0.92%) MGW
6 4 (0.92%) SGSN
6 4 (0.92%) SSL
7 3 (0.69%) Broadband
8 2 (0.46%) GGSN
8 2 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.57%) Big Data
2 40 (9.20%) Hadoop
2 40 (9.20%) MySQL
3 39 (8.97%) Apache Hive
4 31 (7.13%) OLTP
5 26 (5.98%) SQL Server
6 21 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.14%) KDB
8 16 (3.68%) Berkeley DB
9 15 (3.45%) Data Mining
9 15 (3.45%) Oracle Database
10 14 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.99%) Impala
11 13 (2.99%) InterSystems Cache
11 13 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.46%) Kdb+
14 2 (0.46%) Redis
15 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 64 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.52%) GDB
2 24 (5.52%) Subversion
3 22 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.37%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.68%) CMake
6 13 (2.99%) Ant
6 13 (2.99%) CppUnit
6 13 (2.99%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.99%) Hudson
6 13 (2.99%) JUnit
6 13 (2.99%) Maven
6 13 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (2.99%) Valgrind
6 13 (2.99%) XMLSpy
7 11 (2.53%) GCC
8 10 (2.30%) Trac
9 6 (1.38%) GoogleTest
10 5 (1.15%) JIRA
11 4 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 133 (30.57%) Finance
2 53 (12.18%) Banking
3 32 (7.36%) Games
4 24 (5.52%) Front Office
5 22 (5.06%) Investment Banking
6 18 (4.14%) Automotive
7 17 (3.91%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.69%) Advertising
8 3 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 252 (57.93%) Developer
2 232 (53.33%) C++ Developer
3 149 (34.25%) Software Engineer
4 137 (31.49%) C++ Software Engineer
5 44 (10.11%) C++ Software Developer
6 42 (9.66%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 42 (9.66%) Senior Software Engineer
7 33 (7.59%) Software Developer
8 22 (5.06%) Python Developer
9 21 (4.83%) Consultant
9 21 (4.83%) Software Consultant
10 20 (4.60%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 19 (4.37%) Unix Developer
12 17 (3.91%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
12 17 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
13 15 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
14 14 (3.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 14 (3.22%) Senior C++ Developer
14 14 (3.22%) Senior Developer
15 13 (2.99%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (53.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 67 (15.40%) MFC
3 43 (9.89%) Java EE
4 41 (9.43%) OpenGL
5 32 (7.36%) COM
6 30 (6.90%) Hibernate
6 30 (6.90%) J2EE
6 30 (6.90%) Spring
7 24 (5.52%) OpenCV
8 23 (5.29%) Node.js
9 21 (4.83%) Qt
9 21 (4.83%) WPF
10 19 (4.37%) NumPy
10 19 (4.37%) Pandas
10 19 (4.37%) REST
10 19 (4.37%) SOAP
11 18 (4.14%) XML
12 17 (3.91%) CSS
12 17 (3.91%) EJB
12 17 (3.91%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.07%) Algorithms
2 94 (21.61%) Computer Science
3 44 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (9.20%) Data Structures
5 38 (8.74%) Derivative
6 32 (7.36%) Fixed Income
7 31 (7.13%) Hedge funds
8 29 (6.67%) Equities
9 28 (6.44%) CUDA
10 22 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (2.76%) GPGPU
13 11 (2.53%) Robotics
14 10 (2.30%) Client/Server
14 10 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 9 (2.07%) Fintech
16 7 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
16 7 (1.61%) iPad
17 5 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
17 5 (1.15%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 229 (52.64%) Linux
2 111 (25.52%) Windows
3 100 (22.99%) Unix
4 32 (7.36%) Android
5 27 (6.21%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.92%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (54.48%) Multithreading
2 217 (49.89%) Software Engineering
3 113 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (20.69%) OO
5 76 (17.47%) Mathematics
6 74 (17.01%) Low Latency
7 70 (16.09%) SDLC
8 59 (13.56%) TDD
9 49 (11.26%) Unit Testing
10 43 (9.89%) Machine Learning
11 40 (9.20%) Physics
12 33 (7.59%) OOD
13 32 (7.36%) Open Source
14 31 (7.13%) Cybersecurity
14 31 (7.13%) Multithreaded Programming
14 31 (7.13%) UML
15 29 (6.67%) High-Frequency Trading
16 25 (5.75%) Memory Management
16 25 (5.75%) Mentoring
17 24 (5.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 434 (99.77%) C++
2 174 (40.00%) C#
3 150 (34.48%) Python
4 137 (31.49%) SQL
5 122 (28.05%) Java
6 80 (18.39%) C
7 60 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 30 (6.90%) Objective-C
9 25 (5.75%) MATLAB
10 19 (4.37%) Scala
11 16 (3.68%) R
11 16 (3.68%) Shell Script
12 14 (3.22%) Go
12 14 (3.22%) Ruby
13 13 (2.99%) Groovy
14 9 (2.07%) Perl
15 7 (1.61%) Fortran
16 5 (1.15%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.15%) PHP
17 4 (0.92%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 120 (27.59%) Degree
2 31 (7.13%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.44%) PhD
4 25 (5.75%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.99%) CCNA
5 13 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.99%) CISSP
5 13 (2.99%) GIAC
5 13 (2.99%) Linux+ Certification
5 13 (2.99%) MCSE
5 13 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
5 13 (2.99%) SANS
5 13 (2.99%) SSCP
6 8 (1.84%) CompTIA Security+
6 8 (1.84%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.92%) Docker
1 4 (0.92%) vSphere
2 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.92%) Puppet
1 4 (0.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 58 (13.33%) Oracle
2 39 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.37%) Google
4 17 (3.91%) Intel
5 14 (3.22%) Vertica
6 13 (2.99%) Altova
6 13 (2.99%) ILOG
6 13 (2.99%) Splunk
7 10 (2.30%) Cisco
8 4 (0.92%) Solace
8 4 (0.92%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.69%) Sony
10 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.23%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.23%) QNX
10 1 (0.23%) Reuters
10 1 (0.23%) Tableau
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: 60,000.00 + benefits and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k plus great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £900 - £1200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago