The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 79 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing MFC 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.95% 0.11% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.58% 0.31% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +18.57%
MFC
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
310 324 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.77% 35.88% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 280 309 329
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MFC
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

MFC Salary Trend in Southampton

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) STL
5 8 (57.14%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
6 5 (35.71%) WinForms
7 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
7 4 (28.57%) Subversion
7 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) Windows CE
7 4 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (28.57%) XML
7 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 4 (28.57%) Hudson
7 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
8 3 (21.43%) 4G
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Business Development
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) ZigBee
8 3 (21.43%) Bluetooth
8 3 (21.43%) UML
8 3 (21.43%) 3G
8 3 (21.43%) EMC
8 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) 3G
1 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (21.43%) 2G
1 3 (21.43%) ZigBee
1 3 (21.43%) 4G
1 3 (21.43%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) STL
2 5 (35.71%) WinForms
3 4 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (21.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 3 (21.43%) Business Development
3 3 (21.43%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) EMC