The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 99 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing MFC 11 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.79% 0.67% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 1.49% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 22
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
MFC
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
557 803 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.10% 44.74% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 488 673 716
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MFC
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

MFC Salary Trend in Cambridge

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 47 (100.00%) C++
2 41 (87.23%) C#
2 41 (87.23%) SQL
3 40 (85.11%) Windows
4 39 (82.98%) Software Engineering
5 37 (78.72%) SQL Server
6 35 (74.47%) ASP.NET
6 35 (74.47%) .NET
6 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
7 34 (72.34%) Java
8 33 (70.21%) Objective-C
9 32 (68.09%) Degree
9 32 (68.09%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (65.96%) Android
10 31 (65.96%) Apple iOS
11 30 (63.83%) Computer Science
11 30 (63.83%) Pocket PC
11 30 (63.83%) jQuery
11 30 (63.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (63.83%) JavaScript
11 30 (63.83%) MCP
11 30 (63.83%) HTML
12 23 (48.94%) Client/Server
13 12 (25.53%) PhoneGap
13 12 (25.53%) Xamarin
14 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (10.64%) MySQL
15 5 (10.64%) DB2
15 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
15 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (78.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) DB2
2 5 (10.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) dotTrace
2 1 (2.13%) AQtime
General
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Banking
1 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) C++ Developer
3 6 (12.77%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.13%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (74.47%) .NET
1 35 (74.47%) ASP.NET
2 30 (63.83%) HTML
2 30 (63.83%) jQuery
3 12 (25.53%) PhoneGap
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 3 (6.38%) COM
6 1 (2.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (68.09%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (63.83%) Pocket PC
2 30 (63.83%) Computer Science
3 23 (48.94%) Client/Server
4 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Android
2 31 (65.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.26%) OO
4 1 (2.13%) OOD
4 1 (2.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C++
2 41 (87.23%) C#
2 41 (87.23%) SQL
3 34 (72.34%) Java
4 33 (70.21%) Objective-C
5 30 (63.83%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (68.09%) Degree
2 30 (63.83%) MCP
2 30 (63.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle