Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Standard Template Library (STL)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 741 724
Rank change year-on-year -82 -17 -88
Permanent jobs citing STL 371 582 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.74% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 282 481 589
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -16.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%

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 71999 78229 83654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.53% 38.76% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 60272 67800 71206
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.48%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,438 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.60% -

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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 -85 362 £55,000 +10.00% 31
London +22 196 £72,500 -9.38% 24
UK excluding London -73 175 £47,500 - 7
South East -23 100 £50,000 - 6
East of England +6 34 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North of England +2 22 £42,500 +6.25%
Yorkshire - 11 £42,500 -
South West -19 10 £50,000 -9.09%
North West -42 7 £27,500 -31.25%
Scotland +11 4 £46,250 +7.56%
North East - 4 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £55,000 -
Wales -8 2 £42,500 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 368 (99.19%) C++
2 201 (54.18%) Software Engineering
3 192 (51.75%) Linux
4 186 (50.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 145 (39.08%) Multithreading
6 140 (37.74%) C#
7 130 (35.04%) SQL
8 129 (34.77%) Degree
9 124 (33.42%) Windows
10 113 (30.46%) Python
11 105 (28.30%) Finance
11 105 (28.30%) Computer Science
12 104 (28.03%) Java
13 100 (26.95%) Unix
14 92 (24.80%) OO
14 92 (24.80%) Algorithms
15 76 (20.49%) MFC
16 70 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
17 67 (18.06%) Low Latency
18 65 (17.52%) SDLC
19 57 (15.36%) Oracle
20 56 (15.09%) Visual Studio
21 54 (14.56%) UML
21 54 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (14.02%) Computer Science Degree
23 49 (13.21%) OOD
23 49 (13.21%) TDD
24 48 (12.94%) Mathematics
25 46 (12.40%) OOP
26 45 (12.13%) Qt

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 6 (1.62%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.08%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.54%) JBoss
3 2 (0.54%) Jetty
3 2 (0.54%) nginx
3 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.27%) IPython
Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.35%) GitHub
2 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (2.70%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (2.70%) GSM
2 10 (2.70%) LTE
2 10 (2.70%) PBX
2 10 (2.70%) RANAP
2 10 (2.70%) RTP
2 10 (2.70%) UMTS
2 10 (2.70%) Wireshark
3 9 (2.43%) MGW
3 9 (2.43%) SGSN
4 7 (1.89%) HTTP
4 7 (1.89%) SNMP
5 6 (1.62%) GGSN
6 3 (0.81%) Broadband
7 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.54%) Internet
8 1 (0.27%) Firewall
8 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.55%) MySQL
2 19 (5.12%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.85%) OLTP
3 18 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.04%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.62%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.35%) Big Data
10 4 (1.08%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.81%) KDB
12 2 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (15.09%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.20%) Subversion
3 14 (3.77%) GCC
4 13 (3.50%) GDB
5 11 (2.96%) GoogleTest
6 10 (2.70%) Trac
7 9 (2.43%) Hudson
8 8 (2.16%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.89%) Bugzilla
9 7 (1.89%) CruiseControl
9 7 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.08%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.81%) Clang
12 2 (0.54%) CMake
12 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.54%) Maven
12 2 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.54%) Valgrind
12 2 (0.54%) Xcode
General
1 105 (28.30%) Finance
2 32 (8.63%) Front Office
3 28 (7.55%) Games
4 27 (7.28%) Banking
5 18 (4.85%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.58%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.23%) Automotive
8 9 (2.43%) Retail
8 9 (2.43%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.35%) Law
10 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.54%) Marketing
13 1 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 185 (49.87%) Developer
2 171 (46.09%) Software Engineer
3 168 (45.28%) C++ Developer
4 157 (42.32%) C++ Software Engineer
5 47 (12.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 42 (11.32%) Software Developer
7 41 (11.05%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 40 (10.78%) C++ Software Developer
9 25 (6.74%) Senior Developer
10 24 (6.47%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 23 (6.20%) Senior C++ Developer
12 19 (5.12%) C++ Programmer
12 19 (5.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 19 (5.12%) Programmer
13 18 (4.85%) Junior
14 15 (4.04%) Junior C++ Developer
14 15 (4.04%) Junior Developer
15 14 (3.77%) Software Programmer
16 13 (3.50%) Unix Developer
17 12 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (50.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 76 (20.49%) MFC
3 45 (12.13%) Qt
4 33 (8.89%) OpenGL
5 28 (7.55%) AngularJS
6 21 (5.66%) XML
7 18 (4.85%) .NET
7 18 (4.85%) COM
8 14 (3.77%) POSIX
9 12 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
9 12 (3.23%) Middleware
10 9 (2.43%) HTML
10 9 (2.43%) WPF
11 8 (2.16%) Spring
11 8 (2.16%) Swing
11 8 (2.16%) Web Services
12 7 (1.89%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.62%) Java EE
13 6 (1.62%) NumPy
13 6 (1.62%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 105 (28.30%) Computer Science
2 92 (24.80%) Algorithms
3 54 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (7.82%) Data Structures
5 28 (7.55%) Derivative
6 24 (6.47%) 3D Graphics
7 21 (5.66%) Equities
8 15 (4.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 13 (3.50%) Client/Server
9 13 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (2.96%) Fintech
11 10 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (2.70%) Hedge funds
12 8 (2.16%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.62%) CUDA
13 6 (1.62%) Grid Computing
13 6 (1.62%) iPad
14 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
16 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 192 (51.75%) Linux
2 124 (33.42%) Windows
3 100 (26.95%) Unix
4 13 (3.50%) Android
5 10 (2.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.08%) Solaris
8 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (54.18%) Software Engineering
2 145 (39.08%) Multithreading
3 92 (24.80%) OO
4 70 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (18.06%) Low Latency
6 65 (17.52%) SDLC
7 54 (14.56%) UML
8 49 (13.21%) OOD
8 49 (13.21%) TDD
9 48 (12.94%) Mathematics
10 46 (12.40%) OOP
11 37 (9.97%) Multithreaded Programming
12 28 (7.55%) High Availability
12 28 (7.55%) Presales
13 27 (7.28%) Physics
14 26 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (6.47%) Product Management
15 24 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (6.47%) Test Strategy
16 23 (6.20%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 368 (99.19%) C++
2 140 (37.74%) C#
3 130 (35.04%) SQL
4 113 (30.46%) Python
5 104 (28.03%) Java
6 36 (9.70%) C
7 27 (7.28%) JavaScript
8 23 (6.20%) Fortran
9 17 (4.58%) Perl
10 11 (2.96%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.89%) Embedded C++
11 7 (1.89%) R
11 7 (1.89%) VC++
12 6 (1.62%) PHP
13 5 (1.35%) Ruby
13 5 (1.35%) Scala
13 5 (1.35%) XAML
14 4 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 129 (34.77%) Degree
2 52 (14.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (8.09%) PhD
4 23 (6.20%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (2.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.35%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.27%) Firmware
1 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (15.36%) Oracle
2 29 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.77%) Google
4 10 (2.70%) Cisco
5 6 (1.62%) Intel
5 6 (1.62%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.81%) ILOG
6 3 (0.81%) Vertica
7 2 (0.54%) Altova
7 2 (0.54%) Splunk
7 2 (0.54%) Tableau
8 1 (0.27%) Dell
8 1 (0.27%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.27%) Facebook
8 1 (0.27%) QNX
8 1 (0.27%) Sony
8 1 (0.27%) Sophis
8 1 (0.27%) VMware
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £120k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £120k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified EXCELLENT!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + too big to mention
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £60K
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £72500.00 - £82500.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £100k to £130k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £100k to £130k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
UK
Amazon
Posted: 13 days ago