The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 136 129 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Permanent jobs citing MFC 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.043% 0.094% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.31% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £34,500 £38,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% +11.59%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
MFC
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
647 653 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.72% 30.73% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 577 608 409
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MFC across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MFC
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MFC across the Birmingham region.

MFC Salary Trend in Birmingham

MFC
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MFC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MFC.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) VC++
1 3 (100.00%) Borland
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) CAD
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MFC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) VC++
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Borland