The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK
Rank 793 805 775
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Permanent jobs citing MFC 58 113 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.30% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 56 105 158
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £25,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+29.33% -2.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33290 37705 39310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.48% 38.12% 37.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28768 32467 33904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

MFC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MFC within the UK.

MFC Salary Trend in the UK

MFC
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MFC over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 within the UK.

MFC Salary Histogram in the UK

MFC
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
England +23 56 £45,000 +5.88% 11
South East +47 31 £52,500 +19.31% 4
Berkshire +35 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Bracknell +15 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England +32 15 £45,000 +17.64% 4
Cambridgeshire +13 9 £47,000 +38.23% 4
Cambridge +12 9 £47,000 +38.23% 3
London +33 8 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Brighton +25 8 £45,000 +2.27% 1
East Sussex +16 8 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Docklands, London - 7 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire +21 6 £43,750 +2.94%
Surrey +32 3 £29,000 +16.00%
Scotland +21 2 - -
Horsham +16 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire +14 2 £60,000 +31.14% 1
South West +9 2 £41,250 +21.32%
Bristol +4 2 £41,250 +21.32%
Fareham 0 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West Sussex -9 2 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Bedford - 2 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for MFC.

1 126 (99.21%) C++
2 79 (62.20%) Software Engineering
3 74 (58.27%) C#
4 61 (48.03%) Windows
5 60 (47.24%) Visual Studio
6 55 (43.31%) SQL
7 53 (41.73%) STL
8 46 (36.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 45 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (32.28%) Degree
10 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
10 41 (32.28%) Multithreading
11 37 (29.13%) Computer Science
12 36 (28.35%) HTML
12 36 (28.35%) Microsoft
13 35 (27.56%) .NET
14 33 (25.98%) C
14 33 (25.98%) XML
15 29 (22.83%) UML
15 29 (22.83%) TDD
15 29 (22.83%) SDLC
16 27 (21.26%) ASP.NET
17 26 (20.47%) Java
17 26 (20.47%) OpenGL
18 25 (19.69%) COM
18 25 (19.69%) Qt
19 21 (16.54%) SQL Server
20 18 (14.17%) CSS
21 17 (13.39%) Web Services
21 17 (13.39%) ATL

MFC
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.45%) RS-232
2 12 (9.45%) RS-485
3 9 (7.09%) Wireless
4 4 (3.15%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.57%) HTTP
6 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (47.24%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.24%) Subversion
3 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.30%) NUnit
4 6 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.57%) JIRA
6 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.79%) Hudson
6 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (10.24%) Games
2 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.36%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.36%) Finance
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (55.91%) Software Engineer
2 58 (45.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 54 (42.52%) Developer
4 35 (27.56%) C++ Developer
5 22 (17.32%) C# Developer
5 22 (17.32%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (17.32%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (16.54%) Software Developer
7 18 (14.17%) C++ Software Developer
8 16 (12.60%) Embedded Engineer
8 16 (12.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (8.66%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 11 (8.66%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (7.09%) C++/C# Developer
10 9 (7.09%) UI Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Real Time Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Real Time Software Engineer
12 6 (4.72%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (41.73%) STL
2 46 (36.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 36 (28.35%) HTML
4 35 (27.56%) .NET
5 33 (25.98%) XML
6 27 (21.26%) ASP.NET
7 26 (20.47%) OpenGL
8 25 (19.69%) COM
8 25 (19.69%) Qt
9 18 (14.17%) CSS
10 17 (13.39%) ATL
10 17 (13.39%) Web Services
11 16 (12.60%) WCF
12 15 (11.81%) WPF
13 14 (11.02%) .NET Framework
14 11 (8.66%) HTML5
14 11 (8.66%) jQuery
15 9 (7.09%) Qt Quick
15 9 (7.09%) WinForms
16 8 (6.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.13%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.45%) Device Driver
2 12 (9.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (9.45%) iPad
2 12 (9.45%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.30%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.94%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.94%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.15%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (3.15%) Physics
6 3 (2.36%) Life Science
7 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.57%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.79%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.79%) Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (48.03%) Windows
2 13 (10.24%) Linux
3 3 (2.36%) Android
3 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.57%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (62.20%) Software Engineering
2 45 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (32.28%) Multithreading
4 29 (22.83%) SDLC
4 29 (22.83%) TDD
4 29 (22.83%) UML
5 14 (11.02%) Web Development
6 12 (9.45%) Feasibility Study
7 11 (8.66%) Mobile Development
7 11 (8.66%) MVC
7 11 (8.66%) OO
8 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.30%) 3D Modelling
9 8 (6.30%) MVVM
10 6 (4.72%) Scrum
11 5 (3.94%) Open Source
12 4 (3.15%) 3D Programming
12 4 (3.15%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (2.36%) Change Control
13 3 (2.36%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 126 (99.21%) C++
2 74 (58.27%) C#
3 55 (43.31%) SQL
4 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
5 33 (25.98%) C
6 26 (20.47%) Java
7 12 (9.45%) Embedded C++
7 12 (9.45%) Python
8 8 (6.30%) VC++
9 6 (4.72%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.15%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.36%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.57%) PHP
13 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (32.28%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) PhD
4 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Docker
1 2 (1.57%) LXC
Vendors
1 36 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.72%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle
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