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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 224 186 141
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -45
Permanent jobs citing MFC 14 25 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.49% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 1.12% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 77
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
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
2608 2228 2145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.94% 43.79% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 1996 1936
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
Gloucestershire -8 7 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Bristol -5 5 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Somerset -15 2 £52,000 +73.33%
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
4 11 (50.00%) C#
5 9 (40.91%) Qt
6 8 (36.36%) C
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Embedded C++
7 6 (27.27%) Windows CE
7 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
8 5 (22.73%) OpenGL
8 5 (22.73%) DirectX
8 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) STL
9 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
9 4 (18.18%) Automotive
9 4 (18.18%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
9 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
9 4 (18.18%) OOD
9 4 (18.18%) Embedded C
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.64%) Hudson
10 3 (13.64%) VSS/SourceSafe

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (13.64%) Bugzilla
2 3 (13.64%) CruiseControl
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
1 4 (18.18%) Automotive
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C++ Applications Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Qt
2 5 (22.73%) STL
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) OpenGL
2 5 (22.73%) DirectX
3 4 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (9.09%) D-Bus
4 2 (9.09%) COM
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) OLE
5 1 (4.55%) WinForms
5 1 (4.55%) WPF
5 1 (4.55%) Mason
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) Device Driver
3 2 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (9.09%) CCTV
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows CE
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 4 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) C
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Embedded C++
5 4 (18.18%) Embedded C
6 3 (13.64%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) VC++
8 1 (4.55%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago