The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 559 589 574
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Permanent jobs citing MFC 44 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.092% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 38
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £66,500 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +25.00%
MFC
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15098 17643 18111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.07% 40.64% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12856 14742 15850
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in London

MFC
Salary Trend in London

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

MFC Salary Trend in London

MFC
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MFC across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

MFC Salary Histogram in London

MFC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
City of London +8 3 £42,000 +2.43%
Docklands, London - 1 £42,000 -
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 101 (100.00%) C++
2 76 (75.25%) Windows
3 70 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (64.36%) STL
5 64 (63.37%) Multithreading
6 63 (62.38%) SQL Server
7 58 (57.43%) OO
8 57 (56.44%) Visual Studio
9 55 (54.46%) Microsoft
10 53 (52.48%) Finance
10 53 (52.48%) MySQL
10 53 (52.48%) QA
10 53 (52.48%) TDD
11 52 (51.49%) HTML
11 52 (51.49%) JavaScript
11 52 (51.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 52 (51.49%) Low Latency
11 52 (51.49%) Relational Database
12 51 (50.50%) GCC
12 51 (50.50%) Fixed Income
12 51 (50.50%) HTML5
13 50 (49.50%) Kanban
13 50 (49.50%) Pair Programming
13 50 (49.50%) FIX Protocol
13 50 (49.50%) Scrum
13 50 (49.50%) Linux
14 36 (35.64%) Software Engineering
15 34 (33.66%) GoogleTest
16 27 (26.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 20 (19.80%) Inversion of Control

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 2 (1.98%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (62.38%) SQL Server
2 53 (52.48%) MySQL
3 52 (51.49%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 57 (56.44%) Visual Studio
2 51 (50.50%) GCC
3 34 (33.66%) GoogleTest
4 20 (19.80%) Cucumber
4 20 (19.80%) CppUnit
4 20 (19.80%) FitNesse
4 20 (19.80%) NUnit
4 20 (19.80%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.98%) Subversion
General
1 53 (52.48%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.93%) Marketing
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Games
5 2 (1.98%) Front Office
5 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) French Language
6 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 91 (90.10%) Developer
2 75 (74.26%) C++ Developer
3 20 (19.80%) Software Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.94%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Senior C++ Developer
8 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) .NET Developer
10 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (1.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (1.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (0.99%) WPF Developer
11 1 (0.99%) C++/C# Developer
11 1 (0.99%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (64.36%) STL
2 52 (51.49%) HTML
3 51 (50.50%) HTML5
4 50 (49.50%) FIX Protocol
5 27 (26.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 15 (14.85%) Qt
7 12 (11.88%) XML
8 11 (10.89%) Web Services
9 10 (9.90%) ATL
10 8 (7.92%) OpenGL
10 8 (7.92%) DirectX
11 7 (6.93%) .NET
12 5 (4.95%) Classic ASP
12 5 (4.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (3.96%) OpenCL
13 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
13 4 (3.96%) WCF
14 2 (1.98%) COM
14 2 (1.98%) WinForms
14 2 (1.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (51.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 51 (50.50%) Fixed Income
3 20 (19.80%) Inversion of Control
3 20 (19.80%) Hedge funds
4 11 (10.89%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (5.94%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.95%) Physics
7 4 (3.96%) CUDA
8 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (2.97%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.98%) Derivative
9 2 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (75.25%) Windows
2 50 (49.50%) Linux
3 16 (15.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (63.37%) Multithreading
3 58 (57.43%) OO
4 53 (52.48%) TDD
5 52 (51.49%) Low Latency
6 50 (49.50%) Kanban
6 50 (49.50%) Pair Programming
6 50 (49.50%) Scrum
7 36 (35.64%) Software Engineering
8 20 (19.80%) BDD
8 20 (19.80%) ATDD
8 20 (19.80%) Agile Testing
9 10 (9.90%) Performance Engineering
10 8 (7.92%) OOD
11 7 (6.93%) UML
11 7 (6.93%) Integration Testing
11 7 (6.93%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (1.98%) Service Management
12 2 (1.98%) 3D Programming
12 2 (1.98%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) C++
2 52 (51.49%) JavaScript
3 19 (18.81%) VC++
4 15 (14.85%) C#
5 14 (13.86%) SQL
6 4 (3.96%) C
7 2 (1.98%) VB
7 2 (1.98%) PHP
7 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) PhD
3 2 (1.98%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (52.48%) QA
Vendors
1 55 (54.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.97%) Atmel
2 3 (2.97%) Green Hills
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) Sybase
3 2 (1.98%) Bloomberg
3 2 (1.98%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.99%) Sun