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

Standard Template Library (STL)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 769 692
Rank change year-on-year -57 -77 +47
Permanent jobs citing STL 377 422 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.61% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 320 329 586
UK median annual salary £52,500 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.08% +2.73% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £105,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +18.75%

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 72,640 68,996 78,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.98% 40.29% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 61,258 59,041 67,594
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for STL in the UK

STL
Top 13 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 April 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 -60 375 £52,500 -7.08% 90
UK excluding London +76 291 £47,500 -5.00% 46
South East +59 187 £47,500 -9.52% 19
London -166 86 £77,500 +6.90% 44
East of England +38 69 £52,500 +10.53% 15
South West -17 16 £46,000 -8.00% 6
Midlands - 11 £32,500 - 4
West Midlands - 9 £32,500 - 4
North of England -36 6 £42,500 +41.67% 2
North West -16 5 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Scotland -31 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
North East -22 1 £40,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 with a requirement for STL.

1 373 (98.94%) C++
2 272 (72.15%) Software Engineering
3 182 (48.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 172 (45.62%) Multithreading
5 165 (43.77%) C#
6 154 (40.85%) Windows
7 139 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
8 134 (35.54%) Linux
9 129 (34.22%) MFC
10 122 (32.36%) Python
11 116 (30.77%) Degree
12 112 (29.71%) Computer Science
13 107 (28.38%) TDD
14 106 (28.12%) Visual Studio
15 101 (26.79%) C
16 99 (26.26%) SQL
17 87 (23.08%) UML
18 80 (21.22%) Java
19 76 (20.16%) Computer Science Degree
20 75 (19.89%) Algorithms
21 74 (19.63%) OO
22 69 (18.30%) Finance
23 54 (14.32%) Multithreaded Programming
24 52 (13.79%) Unix
25 50 (13.26%) SDLC
26 43 (11.41%) Telecoms
27 42 (11.14%) Subversion
28 41 (10.88%) Qt
28 41 (10.88%) XML
28 41 (10.88%) Client/Server

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 (2.92%) Apache Pig
2 2 (0.53%) WinCC
3 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.27%) Confluence
3 1 (0.27%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) AutoCAD
1 2 (0.53%) EPLAN
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.39%) RMDS
2 1 (0.27%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.27%) GitHub
1 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.08%) LTE
1 38 (10.08%) RTP
1 38 (10.08%) Wireshark
2 33 (8.75%) Asterisk PBX
2 33 (8.75%) Diameter Protocol
2 33 (8.75%) GGSN
2 33 (8.75%) GSM
2 33 (8.75%) MGW
2 33 (8.75%) PBX
2 33 (8.75%) RANAP
2 33 (8.75%) SGSN
2 33 (8.75%) UMTS
3 19 (5.04%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.24%) Firewall
5 15 (3.98%) HTTP
6 14 (3.71%) Multicast
7 11 (2.92%) SSL
8 5 (1.33%) IPv4
8 5 (1.33%) IPv6
8 5 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.34%) Big Data
2 33 (8.75%) MySQL
3 16 (4.24%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.92%) Apache Hive
4 11 (2.92%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.06%) OLTP
6 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.80%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.27%) Datomic
8 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 106 (28.12%) Visual Studio
2 42 (11.14%) Subversion
3 40 (10.61%) GCC
3 40 (10.61%) GDB
4 33 (8.75%) Trac
5 24 (6.37%) Git (software)
6 18 (4.77%) JIRA
7 11 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (2.92%) Bitbucket
7 11 (2.92%) CodeSonar
7 11 (2.92%) git-flow
7 11 (2.92%) Robot Framework
7 11 (2.92%) Selenium
8 7 (1.86%) Bugzilla
8 7 (1.86%) CMake
8 7 (1.86%) CruiseControl
8 7 (1.86%) Gemini Tracker
8 7 (1.86%) Hudson
8 7 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.33%) ClearCase
General
1 69 (18.30%) Finance
2 43 (11.41%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.10%) Banking
4 13 (3.45%) Front Office
4 13 (3.45%) Marketing
5 10 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.86%) Electronics
7 3 (0.80%) Advertising
7 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) Games
8 2 (0.53%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 233 (61.80%) Software Engineer
2 190 (50.40%) C++ Software Engineer
3 134 (35.54%) Developer
4 116 (30.77%) C++ Developer
5 90 (23.87%) Senior Software Engineer
6 65 (17.24%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 35 (9.28%) Software Developer
8 29 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
9 25 (6.63%) Telecoms Engineer
9 25 (6.63%) Telecoms Software Engineer
10 22 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
11 19 (5.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 19 (5.04%) Linux Developer
12 16 (4.24%) Core Network Engineer
12 16 (4.24%) Network Engineer
13 15 (3.98%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.71%) Low Latency C++ Developer
14 14 (3.71%) Quantitative Developer
14 14 (3.71%) Senior C++ Developer
15 13 (3.45%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (48.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 129 (34.22%) MFC
3 41 (10.88%) Qt
3 41 (10.88%) XML
4 21 (5.57%) Web Services
5 18 (4.77%) COM
6 16 (4.24%) Natural Language Processing
7 13 (3.45%) .NET
7 13 (3.45%) REST
8 12 (3.18%) ASP.NET
8 12 (3.18%) LAMP
8 12 (3.18%) SOAP
9 11 (2.92%) .NET Framework
9 11 (2.92%) AngularJS
9 11 (2.92%) Django
9 11 (2.92%) Java EE
9 11 (2.92%) Node.js
9 11 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (2.92%) Spring MVC
10 10 (2.65%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 112 (29.71%) Computer Science
2 75 (19.89%) Algorithms
3 41 (10.88%) Client/Server
4 28 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (5.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.98%) Fintech
8 14 (3.71%) Data Structures
9 13 (3.45%) CUDA
10 9 (2.39%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.86%) Derivative
11 7 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.59%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (1.33%) Equities
13 5 (1.33%) User Experience
14 4 (1.06%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.80%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.80%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 154 (40.85%) Windows
2 134 (35.54%) Linux
3 52 (13.79%) Unix
4 13 (3.45%) Android
5 11 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.92%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.86%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.33%) Solaris
7 5 (1.33%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (72.15%) Software Engineering
2 172 (45.62%) Multithreading
3 139 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (28.38%) TDD
5 87 (23.08%) UML
6 74 (19.63%) OO
7 54 (14.32%) Multithreaded Programming
8 50 (13.26%) SDLC
9 37 (9.81%) Cross-Platform Development
10 36 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (8.49%) Machine Learning
12 31 (8.22%) Artificial Intelligence
13 30 (7.96%) OOP
14 29 (7.69%) Low Latency
15 28 (7.43%) Test Automation
16 27 (7.16%) Distributed Algorithms
17 26 (6.90%) OOD
18 25 (6.63%) Mathematics
19 23 (6.10%) Neural Network
20 21 (5.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 373 (98.94%) C++
2 165 (43.77%) C#
3 122 (32.36%) Python
4 101 (26.79%) C
5 99 (26.26%) SQL
6 80 (21.22%) Java
7 22 (5.84%) Perl
8 19 (5.04%) Bash Shell
9 15 (3.98%) Embedded C++
10 14 (3.71%) JavaScript
11 13 (3.45%) PHP
12 11 (2.92%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.39%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.59%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.33%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.33%) Tcl
16 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.80%) Ruby
18 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
19 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (30.77%) Degree
2 76 (20.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (10.61%) PhD
4 9 (2.39%) CCNA
4 9 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.39%) CISSP
4 9 (2.39%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (2.39%) GIAC
4 9 (2.39%) Linux+ Certification
4 9 (2.39%) MCSE
4 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.39%) Network+ Certification
4 9 (2.39%) SANS
4 9 (2.39%) SSCP
5 8 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.80%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.06%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.80%) EMIR
2 3 (0.80%) MiFID
3 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (2.92%) Docker
1 11 (2.92%) vSphere
2 2 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.92%) Puppet
1 11 (2.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (8.75%) Cisco
1 33 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.84%) Oracle
3 9 (2.39%) Reuters
4 5 (1.33%) Sun
5 2 (0.53%) Capita
5 2 (0.53%) Siemens
5 2 (0.53%) Solace
6 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.27%) Google
6 1 (0.27%) Intel