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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 223 231 233
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing MFC 16 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.70% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 9
Median salary £43,000 £33,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.35% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £29,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,750 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2051 2425 2651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.44% 41.50% 44.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1788 2172 2315
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing MFC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +7 11 £46,500 +16.25% 2
Wiltshire - 2 £43,000 - 1
Dorset +12 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Devon +3 1 £52,500 +8.24% 1
Somerset -8 1 £35,000 +32.07% 1
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing MFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for MFC.

1 24 (96.00%) C++
2 20 (80.00%) SQL
3 16 (64.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (44.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle
8 7 (28.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (24.00%) Qt
9 6 (24.00%) SDLC
9 6 (24.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 5 (20.00%) VB6
10 5 (20.00%) VB
10 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (20.00%) MS Access
10 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.00%) VC++
10 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (20.00%) FinalBuilder
11 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
11 4 (16.00%) C#
11 4 (16.00%) Linux
12 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (12.00%) OO
12 3 (12.00%) C

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) RS-232
2 1 (4.00%) RS-485
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.00%) FinalBuilder
2 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (24.00%) Qt
3 2 (8.00%) ATL
3 2 (8.00%) COM
3 2 (8.00%) DirectX
3 2 (8.00%) ODBC
3 2 (8.00%) OLE
3 2 (8.00%) WPF
4 1 (4.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) CAD
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (12.00%) Process Management
5 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Android Development
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) Structured Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) PDM
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C++
2 20 (80.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) VB
3 5 (20.00%) VB6
3 5 (20.00%) VC++
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
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