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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 227 216 165
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -51
Permanent jobs citing MFC 16 7 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.13% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.31% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 57
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £43,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2572 2295 2432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.12% 43.05% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2061 2207
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MFC
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MFC Salary Trend in the South West

MFC
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

MFC Salary Histogram in the South West

MFC
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 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
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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
Dorset - 7 £45,000 - 1
Somerset - 6 £32,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -9 2 £65,000 +52.94%
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 30 (96.77%) C++
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
4 15 (48.39%) C#
5 14 (45.16%) STL
6 12 (38.71%) Linux
6 12 (38.71%) Qt
7 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
7 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
9 9 (29.03%) OO
9 9 (29.03%) OpenGL
9 9 (29.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 9 (29.03%) Algorithms
10 8 (25.81%) Degree
10 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
11 7 (22.58%) OOD
11 7 (22.58%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (22.58%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
12 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
13 5 (16.13%) WPF
13 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (16.13%) C
13 5 (16.13%) UNIX
13 5 (16.13%) XML
14 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
14 4 (12.90%) DirectX

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (12.90%) Hudson
2 4 (12.90%) Bugzilla
2 4 (12.90%) CruiseControl
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.68%) FishEye
4 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Software Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) C++ Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Programmer
5 5 (16.13%) C++ Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) Software Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Applications Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) STL
2 12 (38.71%) Qt
3 9 (29.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (29.03%) OpenGL
4 5 (16.13%) XML
4 5 (16.13%) WPF
5 4 (12.90%) WinForms
5 4 (12.90%) DirectX
6 2 (6.45%) OLE
6 2 (6.45%) ODBC
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) COM
6 2 (6.45%) D-Bus
7 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) Mason
7 1 (3.23%) HTML
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
2 9 (29.03%) Algorithms
3 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
4 7 (22.58%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
6 4 (12.90%) Data Structures
6 4 (12.90%) Device Driver
7 2 (6.45%) CCTV
8 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
8 1 (3.23%) Equities
8 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
2 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
3 9 (29.03%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (22.58%) OOD
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) CAD
6 4 (12.90%) Validation
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) OOP
7 3 (9.68%) PDM
7 3 (9.68%) Operations Management
8 2 (6.45%) Information Management
8 2 (6.45%) Image Processing
9 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
9 1 (3.23%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C++
2 15 (48.39%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) C
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
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