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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 252 252 236
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing MFC 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.094% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2659 3292 3286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.66% 44.11% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2294 2795 2952
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MFC
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MFC Salary Trend in the North West

MFC
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MFC across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

MFC Salary Histogram in the North West

MFC
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Manchester +12 8 £35,000 -12.50%
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) C++
3 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 11 (57.89%) VC++
4 11 (57.89%) Algorithms
5 10 (52.63%) Visual Studio
6 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 9 (47.37%) XML
6 9 (47.37%) Client/Server
6 9 (47.37%) HTTP
6 9 (47.37%) 3D Graphics
6 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
6 9 (47.37%) DirectX
6 9 (47.37%) Multithreading
6 9 (47.37%) 3D Programming
7 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
8 7 (36.84%) Subversion
8 7 (36.84%) OpenGL
9 6 (31.58%) Internet
9 6 (31.58%) Interactive TV
10 4 (21.05%) Games
10 4 (21.05%) C#
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 3 (15.79%) HTML
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.79%) Linux
11 3 (15.79%) Blog
11 3 (15.79%) HTML5
11 3 (15.79%) WPF

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Visual Studio
2 7 (36.84%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) C++ Developer
3 7 (36.84%) C++ Software Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate
6 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Junior
7 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
1 9 (47.37%) XML
1 9 (47.37%) DirectX
2 7 (36.84%) OpenGL
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) WPF
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (10.53%) SignalR
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) WinForms
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Algorithms
2 9 (47.37%) Client/Server
2 9 (47.37%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (31.58%) Interactive TV
5 3 (15.79%) Blog
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Life Science
6 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Multithreading
2 9 (47.37%) 3D Programming
3 2 (10.53%) MVVM
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) SDLC
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C++
2 11 (57.89%) VC++
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft