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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 696 627 579
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -48
Permanent jobs citing MFC 170 251 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.63% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 159 242 314
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
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
40315 39944 45299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.78% 39.96% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 34170 34881 40048
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -10 60 £41,500 -36.15% 5
South East -32 59 £35,000 -22.22% 5
East of England -29 21 £38,750 +10.71% 2
South West -40 14 £39,000 +30.00% 3
North West -14 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire -49 5 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands -6 3 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -25 2 £41,250 +3.12%
North East - 1 £35,000 - 1
MFC
UK

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 365 (97.59%) C++
2 253 (67.65%) Software Engineering
3 238 (63.64%) C#
4 214 (57.22%) Windows
5 161 (43.05%) .NET
6 141 (37.70%) Visual Studio
7 124 (33.16%) SQL
8 114 (30.48%) Degree
9 106 (28.34%) SQL Server
10 101 (27.01%) C
11 100 (26.74%) Multithreading
12 95 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
13 90 (24.06%) Java
13 90 (24.06%) XML
14 88 (23.53%) OO
15 75 (20.05%) VC++
16 70 (18.72%) Microsoft
17 68 (18.18%) STL
18 65 (17.38%) Linux
18 65 (17.38%) WinForms
19 64 (17.11%) WPF
20 57 (15.24%) HTML
21 55 (14.71%) Scrum
22 54 (14.44%) JavaScript
23 52 (13.90%) Computer Science
24 51 (13.64%) Finance
25 45 (12.03%) Banking
26 43 (11.50%) Android
27 41 (10.96%) Project Management
28 39 (10.43%) OOD

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (2.41%) IIS
2 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.80%) Apache
3 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.87%) SaaS
2 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.68%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.08%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.14%) GPRS
3 8 (2.14%) GSM
3 8 (2.14%) Wireless
4 7 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.80%) 4G
5 3 (0.80%) ZigBee
5 3 (0.80%) 3G
5 3 (0.80%) 2G
5 3 (0.80%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.53%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (28.34%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.95%) MySQL
3 15 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.21%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.53%) MS Access
8 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 141 (37.70%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (5.88%) Maven
4 19 (5.08%) Subversion
4 19 (5.08%) JUnit
5 18 (4.81%) NUnit
6 15 (4.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (2.67%) Bugzilla
8 9 (2.41%) Hudson
8 9 (2.41%) GCC
8 9 (2.41%) SoapUI
8 9 (2.41%) JIRA
8 9 (2.41%) CruiseControl
9 6 (1.60%) CppUnit
10 5 (1.34%) MSTest
10 5 (1.34%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.07%) PVCS
11 4 (1.07%) InstallShield
11 4 (1.07%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.80%) GoogleTest
General
1 51 (13.64%) Finance
2 45 (12.03%) Banking
3 31 (8.29%) Investment Banking
4 24 (6.42%) Electronics
5 16 (4.28%) Retail
6 15 (4.01%) Games
7 11 (2.94%) Automotive
8 8 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.34%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.80%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) French Language
11 2 (0.53%) German Language
11 2 (0.53%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Military
12 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 217 (58.02%) Developer
2 183 (48.93%) Software Engineer
3 84 (22.46%) C# Developer
4 79 (21.12%) C++ Developer
5 72 (19.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 67 (17.91%) Software Developer
7 41 (10.96%) Senior Software Engineer
7 41 (10.96%) .NET Developer
8 38 (10.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (9.36%) C# Software Engineer
10 34 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
11 30 (8.02%) Java Developer
11 30 (8.02%) .NET Software Engineer
12 29 (7.75%) Junior
13 26 (6.95%) Junior Developer
14 25 (6.68%) Senior Developer
15 23 (6.15%) C++/C# Developer
16 21 (5.61%) Graduate
17 14 (3.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 12 (3.21%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (43.05%) .NET
2 90 (24.06%) XML
3 68 (18.18%) STL
4 65 (17.38%) WinForms
5 64 (17.11%) WPF
6 57 (15.24%) HTML
7 39 (10.43%) Qt
8 34 (9.09%) HTML5
9 31 (8.29%) ATL
10 29 (7.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 28 (7.49%) J2EE
11 28 (7.49%) J2SE
12 27 (7.22%) Web Services
13 26 (6.95%) ASP.NET
14 24 (6.42%) OpenGL
14 24 (6.42%) WCF
15 20 (5.35%) SOAP
15 20 (5.35%) OpenCL
16 15 (4.01%) .NET Framework
17 14 (3.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.90%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.49%) Mathematics
4 25 (6.68%) Physics
5 20 (5.35%) Client/Server
5 20 (5.35%) 3D Graphics
6 19 (5.08%) CUDA
7 14 (3.74%) Device Driver
8 13 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (2.94%) Firmware
11 10 (2.67%) Home Automation
12 9 (2.41%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.60%) User Experience
13 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
14 3 (0.80%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.80%) Handset
14 3 (0.80%) Derivative
14 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 214 (57.22%) Windows
2 65 (17.38%) Linux
3 43 (11.50%) Android
4 15 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.48%) Windows CE
6 9 (2.41%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.87%) UNIX
8 3 (0.80%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (67.65%) Software Engineering
2 100 (26.74%) Multithreading
3 95 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (23.53%) OO
5 55 (14.71%) Scrum
6 41 (10.96%) Project Management
7 39 (10.43%) OOD
8 31 (8.29%) TDD
9 25 (6.68%) OOP
10 24 (6.42%) UML
11 20 (5.35%) MVVM
12 16 (4.28%) Image Processing
13 14 (3.74%) Service Management
13 14 (3.74%) Time Management
14 13 (3.48%) Video Processing
14 13 (3.48%) Software Architecture
14 13 (3.48%) Software Testing
15 12 (3.21%) MVC
15 12 (3.21%) Unit Testing
16 10 (2.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 365 (97.59%) C++
2 238 (63.64%) C#
3 124 (33.16%) SQL
4 101 (27.01%) C
5 90 (24.06%) Java
6 75 (20.05%) VC++
7 54 (14.44%) JavaScript
8 18 (4.81%) Embedded C
9 16 (4.28%) PHP
10 14 (3.74%) Embedded C++
11 11 (2.94%) Perl
12 10 (2.67%) Assembly Language
13 9 (2.41%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.87%) VB
15 5 (1.34%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.80%) C++/CLI
16 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (30.48%) Degree
2 14 (3.74%) PhD
3 7 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.67%) QA
2 7 (1.87%) TickIT
2 7 (1.87%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.53%) HL7
3 2 (0.53%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
1 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 70 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.15%) Oracle
3 12 (3.21%) Perforce
4 11 (2.94%) EMC
5 8 (2.14%) NEC
6 5 (1.34%) MathWorks
7 4 (1.07%) Borland
8 3 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.53%) Citrix
9 2 (0.53%) QNX
9 2 (0.53%) VMware
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Prosper Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum DOE + Excellent Corporate Bens/bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +Pension, other Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Prosper Consulting Ltd
Salary: Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £20 - 23k+ benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago