Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Standard Template Library (STL)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 746 672
Rank change year-on-year -75 -74 -23
Permanent jobs citing STL 366 529 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.71% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 276 459 684
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £108,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 70902 74422 83561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.25% 38.88% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58652 64577 71593
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -56 350 £55,000 +10.00% 19
UK excluding London -74 191 £47,500 -5.00% 10
London -24 175 £60,000 -27.27% 9
South East -31 97 £47,500 -5.00% 4
East of England +4 57 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North of England -10 16 £41,250 +3.13% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £42,500 -
Wales +5 7 £42,500 -10.53%
Scotland 0 6 £38,750 -9.88%
North East - 5 £40,000 -
South West -25 4 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North West -32 3 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £55,000 -
Midlands +45 1 £24,000 -52.00%
East Midlands +33 1 £24,000 -52.00%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 364 (99.45%) C++
2 206 (56.28%) Software Engineering
3 174 (47.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 169 (46.17%) Linux
5 151 (41.26%) Windows
6 141 (38.52%) SQL
7 136 (37.16%) Degree
7 136 (37.16%) Multithreading
8 133 (36.34%) C#
9 116 (31.69%) Finance
10 112 (30.60%) Unix
11 108 (29.51%) Computer Science
12 104 (28.42%) Python
13 97 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
14 94 (25.68%) Java
15 90 (24.59%) OO
16 75 (20.49%) Algorithms
17 70 (19.13%) SDLC
18 67 (18.31%) Computer Science Degree
18 67 (18.31%) UML
19 66 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
20 64 (17.49%) MFC
21 63 (17.21%) TDD
22 55 (15.03%) OOP
23 53 (14.48%) Visual Studio
24 51 (13.93%) Low Latency
24 51 (13.93%) Qt
25 49 (13.39%) OOD
26 48 (13.11%) Multithreaded Programming
27 47 (12.84%) Oracle

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 2 (0.55%) CMS
1 2 (0.55%) JBoss
1 2 (0.55%) Jetty
1 2 (0.55%) Joomla!
1 2 (0.55%) nginx
1 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
1 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
1 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) GitHub
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.55%) HTTP
3 11 (3.01%) SNMP
4 7 (1.91%) Asterisk PBX
4 7 (1.91%) Broadband
4 7 (1.91%) Diameter Protocol
4 7 (1.91%) GSM
4 7 (1.91%) LTE
4 7 (1.91%) PBX
4 7 (1.91%) RANAP
4 7 (1.91%) RTP
4 7 (1.91%) UMTS
4 7 (1.91%) Wireshark
5 6 (1.64%) MGW
5 6 (1.64%) SGSN
6 5 (1.37%) GGSN
7 4 (1.09%) Internet
8 3 (0.82%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.82%) InfiniBand
8 3 (0.82%) IPFIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.38%) MySQL
2 26 (7.10%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.74%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.92%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.01%) OLTP
7 10 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.55%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (14.48%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.74%) Subversion
3 16 (4.37%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.55%) GCC
5 10 (2.73%) GoogleTest
5 10 (2.73%) Hudson
6 9 (2.46%) GDB
7 8 (2.19%) Bugzilla
7 8 (2.19%) CruiseControl
7 8 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (1.91%) Trac
9 6 (1.64%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.37%) Xcode
11 4 (1.09%) Clang
11 4 (1.09%) CMake
11 4 (1.09%) JUnit
11 4 (1.09%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.82%) Inno Setup
13 2 (0.55%) DbUnit
13 2 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 116 (31.69%) Finance
2 27 (7.38%) Banking
2 27 (7.38%) Front Office
3 20 (5.46%) Games
4 18 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.55%) Automotive
5 13 (3.55%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.46%) Retail
6 9 (2.46%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.37%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.37%) Law
8 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.55%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 178 (48.63%) Developer
2 171 (46.72%) Software Engineer
3 158 (43.17%) C++ Developer
4 148 (40.44%) C++ Software Engineer
5 53 (14.48%) Senior Software Engineer
6 48 (13.11%) Software Developer
7 43 (11.75%) C++ Software Developer
8 38 (10.38%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 29 (7.92%) Senior Developer
10 27 (7.38%) Senior C++ Developer
11 22 (6.01%) Junior
12 21 (5.74%) Embedded Engineer
13 18 (4.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 18 (4.92%) Junior C++ Developer
13 18 (4.92%) Junior Developer
14 17 (4.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 17 (4.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 14 (3.83%) C++ Programmer
15 14 (3.83%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 14 (3.83%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (47.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 64 (17.49%) MFC
3 51 (13.93%) Qt
4 35 (9.56%) XML
5 29 (7.92%) AngularJS
6 25 (6.83%) OpenGL
7 24 (6.56%) FIX Protocol
8 21 (5.74%) POSIX
9 16 (4.37%) .NET
10 15 (4.10%) HTML
10 15 (4.10%) Middleware
10 15 (4.10%) Web Services
11 12 (3.28%) Swing
12 10 (2.73%) Natural Language Processing
13 8 (2.19%) COM
13 8 (2.19%) HTML5
14 7 (1.91%) CSS
14 7 (1.91%) WPF
15 6 (1.64%) Spring
16 5 (1.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (29.51%) Computer Science
2 75 (20.49%) Algorithms
3 66 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.01%) Data Structures
4 22 (6.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 20 (5.46%) Client/Server
6 19 (5.19%) Derivative
7 18 (4.92%) 3D Graphics
7 18 (4.92%) Equities
8 17 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (3.28%) Fintech
11 10 (2.73%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.64%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.82%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.55%) User Experience
15 1 (0.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 169 (46.17%) Linux
2 151 (41.26%) Windows
3 112 (30.60%) Unix
4 19 (5.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 9 (2.46%) Android
6 8 (2.19%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (56.28%) Software Engineering
2 136 (37.16%) Multithreading
3 97 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (24.59%) OO
5 70 (19.13%) SDLC
6 67 (18.31%) UML
7 63 (17.21%) TDD
8 55 (15.03%) OOP
9 51 (13.93%) Low Latency
10 49 (13.39%) OOD
11 48 (13.11%) Multithreaded Programming
12 37 (10.11%) Test Strategy
13 34 (9.29%) Feasibility Study
13 34 (9.29%) Mathematics
13 34 (9.29%) Presales
13 34 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (8.74%) Change Management
15 32 (8.74%) Product Management
16 31 (8.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 364 (99.45%) C++
2 141 (38.52%) SQL
3 133 (36.34%) C#
4 104 (28.42%) Python
5 94 (25.68%) Java
6 33 (9.02%) C
7 27 (7.38%) Perl
8 20 (5.46%) JavaScript
9 17 (4.64%) Fortran
10 14 (3.83%) Embedded C++
11 13 (3.55%) T-SQL
12 11 (3.01%) PHP
12 11 (3.01%) VC++
13 6 (1.64%) R
13 6 (1.64%) Ruby
13 6 (1.64%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.09%) XAML
15 3 (0.82%) Delphi
16 2 (0.55%) Go
16 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 136 (37.16%) Degree
2 67 (18.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (5.19%) PhD
4 17 (4.64%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (2.46%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.64%) Firmware
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (12.84%) Oracle
2 19 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.83%) Google
4 7 (1.91%) Cisco
4 7 (1.91%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.37%) Sony
6 4 (1.09%) Embarcadero
7 3 (0.82%) ILOG
8 2 (0.55%) Altova
8 2 (0.55%) Intel
8 2 (0.55%) Splunk
8 2 (0.55%) Sun
9 1 (0.27%) Dell
9 1 (0.27%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.27%) Facebook
9 1 (0.27%) Sophis
9 1 (0.27%) Tableau
9 1 (0.27%) VMware