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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 752 732 694
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -38
Permanent jobs citing MFC 143 174 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 135 162 201
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £33,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
41064 46438 44299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.47% 40.51% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34963 38863 38665
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015 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 31 March 2015. 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
England -37 131 £41,000 -3.52% 16
South East -1 36 £42,500 - 5
London -17 28 £65,000 +44.44% 3
East of England +10 25 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +35 23 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Cambridge +31 21 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West +3 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Sussex -3 15 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Scotland +16 12 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Surrey -4 11 £41,000 +36.66% 2
North West +19 10 £35,000 - 2
Edinburgh +4 10 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Poole - 9 £45,000 -
Dorset - 9 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -7 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Horsham 0 7 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -3 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Hampshire -9 7 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Guildford +14 6 £40,500 -
Burgess Hill +6 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Sheffield -4 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Southampton -13 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Chertsey +17 5 £42,500 +70.00% 1
West Midlands -20 5 £25,000 -39.39% 2
Somerset - 5 £35,000 -
Manchester - 5 £31,250 - 2
Worcestershire -5 4 £24,000 -23.20% 2
Leicestershire +22 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
City of London +9 3 £42,000 +15.86% 1
East Midlands +6 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 316 (96.93%) C++
2 204 (62.58%) Windows
3 178 (54.60%) Software Engineering
4 155 (47.55%) Visual Studio
5 147 (45.09%) C#
6 136 (41.72%) STL
7 115 (35.28%) Degree
7 115 (35.28%) Multithreading
8 104 (31.90%) Microsoft
9 102 (31.29%) SQL
10 98 (30.06%) OO
11 95 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
12 91 (27.91%) SQL Server
13 83 (25.46%) .NET
14 75 (23.01%) Linux
15 74 (22.70%) Computer Science
16 68 (20.86%) TDD
17 66 (20.25%) C
17 66 (20.25%) HTML
17 66 (20.25%) JavaScript
18 60 (18.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 56 (17.18%) Qt
20 55 (16.87%) XML
20 55 (16.87%) VC++
21 54 (16.56%) Finance
22 52 (15.95%) Relational Database
23 50 (15.34%) HTML5
23 50 (15.34%) Scrum
23 50 (15.34%) MySQL
24 48 (14.72%) Subversion

MFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (4.91%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 2 (0.61%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.42%) TCP/IP
2 30 (9.20%) Ethernet
3 13 (3.99%) GSM
3 13 (3.99%) Wireless
4 12 (3.68%) GPRS
5 6 (1.84%) RFID
5 6 (1.84%) NFC
5 6 (1.84%) LDAP
5 6 (1.84%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.23%) HTTP
7 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.31%) Internet
8 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 52 (15.95%) Relational Database
3 50 (15.34%) MySQL
4 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.53%) DB2
6 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.31%) SQLite
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 155 (47.55%) Visual Studio
2 48 (14.72%) Subversion
3 43 (13.19%) GCC
4 30 (9.20%) GoogleTest
5 25 (7.67%) CppUnit
6 23 (7.06%) Bugzilla
7 18 (5.52%) NUnit
7 18 (5.52%) CruiseControl
7 18 (5.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 18 (5.52%) Hudson
8 16 (4.91%) FitNesse
8 16 (4.91%) SpecFlow
8 16 (4.91%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (1.53%) GDB
10 5 (1.53%) Rational Rhapsody
11 4 (1.23%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.23%) ProC
12 3 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 54 (16.56%) Finance
2 44 (13.50%) Electronics
3 16 (4.91%) Marketing
4 10 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.45%) Advertising
5 8 (2.45%) Games
6 4 (1.23%) French Language
6 4 (1.23%) Banking
7 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.61%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Military
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 196 (60.12%) Developer
2 145 (44.48%) Software Engineer
3 144 (44.17%) C++ Developer
4 45 (13.80%) C++ Software Engineer
5 40 (12.27%) Software Developer
6 38 (11.66%) Senior Software Engineer
7 28 (8.59%) C++ Software Developer
8 24 (7.36%) C# Developer
9 20 (6.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 15 (4.60%) Graduate
11 12 (3.68%) Junior
11 12 (3.68%) Junior Developer
12 11 (3.37%) .NET Developer
13 10 (3.07%) Senior Developer
14 9 (2.76%) Junior C++ Developer
14 9 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (2.45%) Programmer
15 8 (2.45%) Web Developer
15 8 (2.45%) C# Software Engineer
15 8 (2.45%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (41.72%) STL
2 83 (25.46%) .NET
3 66 (20.25%) HTML
4 60 (18.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 56 (17.18%) Qt
6 55 (16.87%) XML
7 50 (15.34%) HTML5
8 42 (12.88%) FIX Protocol
8 42 (12.88%) OpenGL
9 35 (10.74%) WPF
10 28 (8.59%) ASP.NET
11 19 (5.83%) WCF
11 19 (5.83%) Web Services
12 17 (5.21%) Direct3D
13 14 (4.29%) ATL
14 13 (3.99%) DirectX
15 12 (3.68%) COM
16 11 (3.37%) jQuery
17 10 (3.07%) Entity Framework
17 10 (3.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 74 (22.70%) Computer Science
2 45 (13.80%) Client/Server
2 45 (13.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 44 (13.50%) Fixed Income
3 44 (13.50%) Algorithms
4 39 (11.96%) Mathematics
5 26 (7.98%) Visualisation
6 25 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (6.44%) CUDA
8 18 (5.52%) Embedded Systems
8 18 (5.52%) 3D Graphics
9 16 (4.91%) Hedge funds
9 16 (4.91%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (3.68%) Home Automation
11 10 (3.07%) Pocket PC
12 9 (2.76%) Device Driver
13 7 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 6 (1.84%) Smartcard
14 6 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 204 (62.58%) Windows
2 75 (23.01%) Linux
3 42 (12.88%) UNIX
4 31 (9.51%) Android
5 25 (7.67%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.68%) Windows CE
7 6 (1.84%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.53%) VxWorks
9 4 (1.23%) Solaris
10 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (54.60%) Software Engineering
2 115 (35.28%) Multithreading
3 98 (30.06%) OO
4 95 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (20.86%) TDD
6 50 (15.34%) Scrum
7 45 (13.80%) Low Latency
8 42 (12.88%) Kanban
8 42 (12.88%) Pair Programming
9 31 (9.51%) OOD
10 24 (7.36%) OOP
11 21 (6.44%) UML
12 20 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.83%) Software Architecture
13 19 (5.83%) 3D Visualisation
14 18 (5.52%) Waterfall
14 18 (5.52%) Unit Testing
15 17 (5.21%) Linear Algebra
16 16 (4.91%) Agile Testing
16 16 (4.91%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 316 (96.93%) C++
2 147 (45.09%) C#
3 102 (31.29%) SQL
4 66 (20.25%) C
4 66 (20.25%) JavaScript
5 55 (16.87%) VC++
6 44 (13.50%) Java
7 17 (5.21%) Embedded C++
8 15 (4.60%) Objective-C
8 15 (4.60%) Embedded C
9 12 (3.68%) Assembly Language
10 6 (1.84%) VB
11 5 (1.53%) C++/CLI
12 4 (1.23%) VB6
12 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.23%) Delphi
13 2 (0.61%) Perl
13 2 (0.61%) XPath
13 2 (0.61%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (35.28%) Degree
2 13 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.07%) MCP
3 10 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.45%) PhD
5 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (14.11%) QA
2 13 (3.99%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (4.91%) Firmware
2 7 (2.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 104 (31.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.29%) Oracle
2 14 (4.29%) EMC
3 13 (3.99%) Lauterbach
4 12 (3.68%) NEC
5 7 (2.15%) Borland
6 5 (1.53%) QNX
6 5 (1.53%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.92%) Atmel
7 3 (0.92%) Green Hills
8 2 (0.61%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.61%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.61%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.61%) Intel
8 2 (0.61%) Sybase
9 1 (0.31%) Sun
9 1 (0.31%) Dell
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.31%) Sophos
9 1 (0.31%) Mitel
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £20k to £28k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £28k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Lymington
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago