The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 694 704 591
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -113
Permanent jobs citing MFC 188 175 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.40% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 170 162 308
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MFC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

MFC Salary Histogram in the UK

MFC
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
England +8 177 £42,500 +6.25% 19
London +26 64 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East -13 51 £42,500 - 5
Hampshire 0 30 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Yorkshire -8 19 £30,750 -12.14% 2
South Yorkshire - 19 £30,750 - 2
Sheffield - 19 £30,750 - 2
South West -25 15 £40,000 +3.22% 1
East of England -24 13 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Southampton +14 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire -8 11 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Surrey +4 10 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Peterborough - 9 £40,000 -
Scotland +9 7 £38,500 +4.05% 2
Edinburgh +2 7 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Basingstoke -3 7 £29,000 -53.60% 1
North West -10 7 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Chertsey - 7 £42,500 - 1
Manchester -13 6 £27,500 -38.88%
West Sussex +1 5 £35,000 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £45,000 +10.76%
Somerset - 5 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 5 £47,500 -
Horsham - 5 £35,000 -
Exeter +10 4 - -
Devon -17 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
Cambridge -11 3 £34,000 -9.33% 5
West Midlands -27 3 £34,500 -13.75% 2
Wales - 3 £22,000 -

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 362 (97.84%) C++
2 248 (67.03%) Windows
3 224 (60.54%) Software Engineering
4 194 (52.43%) C#
5 165 (44.59%) Visual Studio
6 137 (37.03%) STL
7 123 (33.24%) SQL
8 121 (32.70%) Degree
8 121 (32.70%) Multithreading
9 120 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
10 118 (31.89%) .NET
11 116 (31.35%) SQL Server
12 93 (25.14%) OO
12 93 (25.14%) Microsoft
13 91 (24.59%) Linux
14 86 (23.24%) C
15 81 (21.89%) XML
16 74 (20.00%) Scrum
17 69 (18.65%) HTML
18 68 (18.38%) Java
19 67 (18.11%) JavaScript
20 66 (17.84%) TDD
20 66 (17.84%) Computer Science
21 63 (17.03%) MySQL
22 62 (16.76%) Finance
22 62 (16.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 61 (16.49%) VC++
24 59 (15.95%) Qt
25 55 (14.86%) WPF
26 54 (14.59%) Algorithms

MFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.27%) IIS
2 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (4.59%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) SaaS
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.65%) TCP/IP
2 31 (8.38%) Ethernet
3 9 (2.43%) GPRS
3 9 (2.43%) GSM
3 9 (2.43%) Wireless
4 5 (1.35%) HTTP
5 3 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.81%) 3G
5 3 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.81%) 2G
5 3 (0.81%) ZigBee
5 3 (0.81%) 4G
5 3 (0.81%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (31.35%) SQL Server
2 63 (17.03%) MySQL
3 44 (11.89%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.81%) MS Access
8 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.27%) DB2
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 165 (44.59%) Visual Studio
2 42 (11.35%) GCC
3 37 (10.00%) Subversion
4 27 (7.30%) CppUnit
5 22 (5.95%) GoogleTest
6 21 (5.68%) NUnit
7 19 (5.14%) Bugzilla
8 17 (4.59%) SpecFlow
8 17 (4.59%) Cucumber
8 17 (4.59%) FitNesse
9 14 (3.78%) Hudson
9 14 (3.78%) JUnit
9 14 (3.78%) CruiseControl
9 14 (3.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 14 (3.78%) Maven
10 10 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (1.35%) GDB
11 5 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (1.08%) ProC
General
1 62 (16.76%) Finance
2 32 (8.65%) Electronics
3 23 (6.22%) Banking
4 22 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.32%) Marketing
6 12 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.70%) Games
8 7 (1.89%) Automotive
9 6 (1.62%) Advertising
10 5 (1.35%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.08%) French Language
12 3 (0.81%) Retail
12 3 (0.81%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 238 (64.32%) Developer
2 173 (46.76%) Software Engineer
3 137 (37.03%) C++ Developer
4 64 (17.30%) C++ Software Engineer
5 59 (15.95%) Software Developer
6 56 (15.14%) C# Developer
7 34 (9.19%) C++ Software Developer
8 31 (8.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 30 (8.11%) .NET Developer
10 27 (7.30%) Graduate
10 27 (7.30%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (7.03%) C# Software Engineer
12 24 (6.49%) Junior
13 23 (6.22%) Junior Developer
13 23 (6.22%) .NET Software Engineer
14 21 (5.68%) C++/C# Developer
15 16 (4.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 15 (4.05%) Java Developer
17 14 (3.78%) Web Developer
18 13 (3.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (37.03%) STL
2 118 (31.89%) .NET
3 81 (21.89%) XML
4 69 (18.65%) HTML
5 62 (16.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 59 (15.95%) Qt
7 55 (14.86%) WPF
8 51 (13.78%) HTML5
9 47 (12.70%) OpenGL
10 43 (11.62%) FIX Protocol
11 35 (9.46%) WinForms
12 34 (9.19%) Web Services
13 29 (7.84%) ATL
14 25 (6.76%) ASP.NET
15 22 (5.95%) WCF
16 21 (5.68%) OpenCL
17 17 (4.59%) DirectX
18 16 (4.32%) Direct3D
19 15 (4.05%) J2SE
19 15 (4.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.84%) Computer Science
2 54 (14.59%) Algorithms
3 44 (11.89%) Mathematics
3 44 (11.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 41 (11.08%) Fixed Income
5 33 (8.92%) CUDA
6 29 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (7.84%) Client/Server
7 28 (7.57%) 3D Graphics
8 18 (4.86%) Physics
9 17 (4.59%) Inversion of Control
9 17 (4.59%) Hedge funds
10 16 (4.32%) Visualisation
11 11 (2.97%) Home Automation
12 9 (2.43%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (2.16%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.89%) Mobile App
15 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.35%) Data Structures
16 3 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 248 (67.03%) Windows
2 91 (24.59%) Linux
3 36 (9.73%) Android
4 29 (7.84%) UNIX
5 16 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.78%) Windows CE
7 5 (1.35%) VxWorks
8 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.08%) Solaris
9 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (60.54%) Software Engineering
2 121 (32.70%) Multithreading
3 120 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (25.14%) OO
5 74 (20.00%) Scrum
6 66 (17.84%) TDD
7 42 (11.35%) Low Latency
8 41 (11.08%) Kanban
8 41 (11.08%) Pair Programming
9 28 (7.57%) Project Management
10 23 (6.22%) OOD
11 20 (5.41%) OOP
12 19 (5.14%) Software Architecture
12 19 (5.14%) Unit Testing
13 18 (4.86%) Service Management
14 17 (4.59%) BDD
14 17 (4.59%) ATDD
14 17 (4.59%) Agile Testing
15 16 (4.32%) 3D Visualisation
15 16 (4.32%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 362 (97.84%) C++
2 194 (52.43%) C#
3 123 (33.24%) SQL
4 86 (23.24%) C
5 68 (18.38%) Java
6 67 (18.11%) JavaScript
7 61 (16.49%) VC++
8 15 (4.05%) Embedded C++
9 13 (3.51%) Embedded C
10 11 (2.97%) Assembly Language
11 10 (2.70%) PHP
12 9 (2.43%) Perl
13 7 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.89%) VB
14 6 (1.62%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.35%) C++/CLI
15 5 (1.35%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.08%) Delphi
16 4 (1.08%) VB6
17 3 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 121 (32.70%) Degree
2 17 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.51%) PhD
4 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.89%) QA
2 6 (1.62%) JTAG
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (2.43%) Firmware
2 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 93 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.73%) Oracle
3 12 (3.24%) EMC
4 9 (2.43%) NEC
5 7 (1.89%) Borland
6 6 (1.62%) Lauterbach
7 5 (1.35%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.35%) QNX
8 3 (0.81%) MathWorks
9 2 (0.54%) Perforce
10 1 (0.27%) Green Hills
10 1 (0.27%) Atmel
10 1 (0.27%) Intel
10 1 (0.27%) Citrix
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kendal, Cumbria
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits FREE FOOD
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits bonus, pension, flexible hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £30k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension + Bonus + Dental + BUPA + Mo
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on exp +
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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