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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 703 623 584
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -39
Permanent jobs citing MFC 176 248 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.63% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 161 239 304
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
MFC
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40097 39603 44036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.59% 40.00% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 34069 34565 38788
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in England

MFC
Salary Trend in England

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

MFC Salary Trend in England

MFC
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MFC across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

MFC Salary Histogram in England

MFC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 62 £42,500 -34.61% 6
South East -31 56 £35,000 -22.22% 8
East of England -32 23 £41,250 +17.85% 1
South West -21 17 £39,000 +30.00% 2
North West -16 6 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire -43 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -33 3 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
MFC
UK

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 350 (97.77%) C++
2 246 (68.72%) Software Engineering
3 223 (62.29%) C#
4 215 (60.06%) Windows
5 147 (41.06%) .NET
6 138 (38.55%) Visual Studio
7 124 (34.64%) SQL
8 114 (31.84%) Degree
9 101 (28.21%) SQL Server
10 100 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (27.93%) Multithreading
11 95 (26.54%) C
12 91 (25.42%) Java
13 85 (23.74%) XML
14 76 (21.23%) STL
14 76 (21.23%) OO
15 70 (19.55%) VC++
16 69 (19.27%) Microsoft
17 66 (18.44%) Linux
18 63 (17.60%) WinForms
19 59 (16.48%) WPF
20 58 (16.20%) Scrum
21 56 (15.64%) HTML
22 55 (15.36%) JavaScript
23 50 (13.97%) Computer Science
24 48 (13.41%) Finance
25 45 (12.57%) Android
26 44 (12.29%) Algorithms
27 43 (12.01%) Banking
28 41 (11.45%) Qt

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.23%) IIS
2 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.56%) Apache
3 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) SaaS
2 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.87%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.75%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.23%) GPRS
3 8 (2.23%) GSM
3 8 (2.23%) Wireless
4 5 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.84%) 2G
5 3 (0.84%) ZigBee
5 3 (0.84%) 4G
5 3 (0.84%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.84%) 3G
6 2 (0.56%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) Internet
7 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.94%) MySQL
3 16 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.56%) MS Access
9 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.28%) DB2
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 138 (38.55%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.87%) Maven
2 21 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (5.31%) NUnit
3 19 (5.31%) JUnit
4 18 (5.03%) Subversion
5 13 (3.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 13 (3.63%) GCC
6 11 (3.07%) Bugzilla
7 10 (2.79%) CruiseControl
7 10 (2.79%) Hudson
8 8 (2.23%) CppUnit
8 8 (2.23%) JIRA
9 7 (1.96%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.68%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.40%) GoogleTest
11 5 (1.40%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.40%) MSTest
11 5 (1.40%) FitNesse
12 4 (1.12%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (13.41%) Finance
2 43 (12.01%) Banking
3 31 (8.66%) Investment Banking
4 22 (6.15%) Electronics
5 15 (4.19%) Games
6 14 (3.91%) Retail
7 9 (2.51%) Automotive
8 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.12%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.56%) Marketing
12 2 (0.56%) French Language
12 2 (0.56%) German Language
12 2 (0.56%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.56%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 208 (58.10%) Developer
2 176 (49.16%) Software Engineer
3 76 (21.23%) C# Developer
4 75 (20.95%) C++ Developer
5 70 (19.55%) C++ Software Engineer
6 59 (16.48%) Software Developer
7 41 (11.45%) .NET Developer
8 37 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
8 37 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 34 (9.50%) C# Software Engineer
10 30 (8.38%) .NET Software Engineer
11 29 (8.10%) C++ Software Developer
11 29 (8.10%) Java Developer
12 28 (7.82%) Junior
13 25 (6.98%) Junior Developer
14 24 (6.70%) Senior Developer
15 19 (5.31%) Graduate
16 17 (4.75%) C++/C# Developer
17 14 (3.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 12 (3.35%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (41.06%) .NET
2 85 (23.74%) XML
3 76 (21.23%) STL
4 63 (17.60%) WinForms
5 59 (16.48%) WPF
6 56 (15.64%) HTML
7 41 (11.45%) Qt
8 37 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 35 (9.78%) HTML5
10 32 (8.94%) ATL
11 28 (7.82%) J2EE
11 28 (7.82%) J2SE
12 26 (7.26%) Web Services
13 25 (6.98%) OpenGL
13 25 (6.98%) ASP.NET
14 22 (6.15%) OpenCL
15 20 (5.59%) WCF
16 17 (4.75%) SOAP
17 13 (3.63%) .NET Framework
17 13 (3.63%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.97%) Computer Science
2 44 (12.29%) Algorithms
3 31 (8.66%) Mathematics
4 27 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (7.26%) Physics
6 24 (6.70%) 3D Graphics
7 21 (5.87%) CUDA
8 19 (5.31%) Client/Server
9 16 (4.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (3.63%) Fixed Income
11 12 (3.35%) Device Driver
12 10 (2.79%) Home Automation
12 10 (2.79%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.68%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.68%) User Experience
14 5 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (1.40%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.40%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.84%) Handset
16 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 215 (60.06%) Windows
2 66 (18.44%) Linux
3 45 (12.57%) Android
4 17 (4.75%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.91%) Windows CE
6 7 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.68%) UNIX
8 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (68.72%) Software Engineering
2 100 (27.93%) Multithreading
2 100 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (21.23%) OO
4 58 (16.20%) Scrum
5 38 (10.61%) Project Management
6 34 (9.50%) TDD
7 29 (8.10%) OOD
8 21 (5.87%) OOP
9 20 (5.59%) UML
10 16 (4.47%) Service Management
10 16 (4.47%) MVVM
11 14 (3.91%) Video Processing
12 13 (3.63%) Low Latency
12 13 (3.63%) Kanban
12 13 (3.63%) Pair Programming
13 12 (3.35%) Software Testing
13 12 (3.35%) Unit Testing
13 12 (3.35%) Software Architecture
14 11 (3.07%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 350 (97.77%) C++
2 223 (62.29%) C#
3 124 (34.64%) SQL
4 95 (26.54%) C
5 91 (25.42%) Java
6 70 (19.55%) VC++
7 55 (15.36%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.75%) PHP
9 16 (4.47%) Embedded C
10 14 (3.91%) Embedded C++
11 11 (3.07%) Perl
12 10 (2.79%) Assembly Language
13 7 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.68%) VB
14 6 (1.68%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.68%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 114 (31.84%) Degree
2 15 (4.19%) PhD
3 7 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.47%) QA
2 7 (1.96%) ISO 9000
2 7 (1.96%) TickIT
3 1 (0.28%) HL7
3 1 (0.28%) DICOM
System Software
1 9 (2.51%) Firmware
2 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 69 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.54%) Oracle
3 11 (3.07%) EMC
4 10 (2.79%) Perforce
5 8 (2.23%) NEC
6 5 (1.40%) Borland
6 5 (1.40%) MathWorks
7 3 (0.84%) Citrix
7 3 (0.84%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.56%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) QNX
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