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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 719 751 662
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -89
Permanent jobs citing MFC 151 139 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 142 131 220
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +25.00%

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
39882 43473 44237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.37% 40.70% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34045 36132 38971
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 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 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 3 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
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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 +37 141 £42,000 -1.17% 16
London +8 46 £65,000 +52.94%
South East -20 29 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East of England -1 22 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Cambridgeshire +19 20 £40,000 +6.66% 5
South West -11 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South Yorkshire +3 14 £35,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire 0 14 £35,000 -9.67%
Sheffield -3 14 £35,000 -12.50%
Cambridge +14 13 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Hampshire +2 12 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland -1 10 £38,500 +4.05% 2
Edinburgh +5 9 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Southampton -5 9 £50,000 +33.33%
North West -7 9 £35,000 - 2
West Sussex -4 8 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Peterborough - 7 £40,000 -
Poole - 7 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 7 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -21 6 £30,750 -25.45% 1
Somerset - 6 £32,500 - 1
Manchester - 6 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +2 5 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Worcestershire - 5 £25,000 - 1
Chertsey +8 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Horsham -6 4 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Street - 4 £30,000 -
City of London +10 3 £42,000 +2.43%
Havant - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury -2 2 £38,500 -9.41%

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 330 (97.35%) C++
2 221 (65.19%) Windows
3 191 (56.34%) Software Engineering
4 156 (46.02%) Visual Studio
5 152 (44.84%) C#
6 151 (44.54%) STL
7 121 (35.69%) Multithreading
8 108 (31.86%) Degree
8 108 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (31.27%) SQL Server
10 103 (30.38%) SQL
11 102 (30.09%) Microsoft
12 101 (29.79%) OO
13 90 (26.55%) .NET
14 89 (26.25%) Linux
15 80 (23.60%) C
16 76 (22.42%) TDD
17 70 (20.65%) HTML
18 68 (20.06%) JavaScript
18 68 (20.06%) Computer Science
19 67 (19.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 64 (18.88%) XML
21 62 (18.29%) Qt
22 61 (17.99%) Scrum
23 59 (17.40%) MySQL
24 57 (16.81%) Finance
25 56 (16.52%) Relational Database
26 55 (16.22%) VC++
27 54 (15.93%) QA
28 53 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

MFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (5.90%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 2 (0.59%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (13.27%) TCP/IP
2 30 (8.85%) Ethernet
3 13 (3.83%) Wireless
4 12 (3.54%) GPRS
4 12 (3.54%) GSM
5 5 (1.47%) HTTP
6 3 (0.88%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.29%) Internet
7 1 (0.29%) RFID
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.29%) LDAP
7 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (31.27%) SQL Server
2 59 (17.40%) MySQL
3 56 (16.52%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.88%) DB2
8 2 (0.59%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.29%) MS Access
9 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 156 (46.02%) Visual Studio
2 51 (15.04%) GCC
3 50 (14.75%) Subversion
4 34 (10.03%) GoogleTest
5 29 (8.55%) CppUnit
6 24 (7.08%) Bugzilla
7 22 (6.49%) NUnit
8 20 (5.90%) SpecFlow
8 20 (5.90%) Cucumber
8 20 (5.90%) FitNesse
9 19 (5.60%) Hudson
9 19 (5.60%) CruiseControl
9 19 (5.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (1.47%) GDB
11 5 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (1.18%) Git (software)
12 4 (1.18%) ProC
13 3 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 57 (16.81%) Finance
2 37 (10.91%) Electronics
3 17 (5.01%) Marketing
4 13 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.36%) Advertising
6 7 (2.06%) Games
7 5 (1.47%) Banking
8 4 (1.18%) French Language
9 3 (0.88%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 204 (60.18%) Developer
2 161 (47.49%) Software Engineer
3 146 (43.07%) C++ Developer
4 56 (16.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 44 (12.98%) Software Developer
6 39 (11.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 29 (8.55%) C++ Software Developer
8 23 (6.78%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 18 (5.31%) Graduate
11 14 (4.13%) Web Developer
11 14 (4.13%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.83%) C# Software Engineer
13 12 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.24%) .NET Software Engineer
15 10 (2.95%) Junior Developer
15 10 (2.95%) Junior
16 9 (2.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
17 8 (2.36%) C++/C# Developer
17 8 (2.36%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (44.54%) STL
2 90 (26.55%) .NET
3 70 (20.65%) HTML
4 67 (19.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 64 (18.88%) XML
6 62 (18.29%) Qt
7 52 (15.34%) HTML5
8 50 (14.75%) FIX Protocol
9 45 (13.27%) OpenGL
10 33 (9.73%) WPF
11 27 (7.96%) Web Services
12 25 (7.37%) ASP.NET
13 24 (7.08%) ATL
14 23 (6.78%) WCF
15 18 (5.31%) Direct3D
16 17 (5.01%) DirectX
17 14 (4.13%) OpenCL
18 11 (3.24%) WinForms
19 10 (2.95%) COM
20 8 (2.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 68 (20.06%) Computer Science
2 53 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 52 (15.34%) Fixed Income
3 52 (15.34%) Algorithms
4 44 (12.98%) Client/Server
5 41 (12.09%) Mathematics
6 26 (7.67%) CUDA
7 24 (7.08%) 3D Graphics
8 23 (6.78%) Visualisation
8 23 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (5.90%) Inversion of Control
9 20 (5.90%) Hedge funds
10 13 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (3.54%) Home Automation
12 9 (2.65%) Physics
13 8 (2.36%) Device Driver
14 7 (2.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 6 (1.77%) Pocket PC
16 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 221 (65.19%) Windows
2 89 (26.25%) Linux
3 43 (12.68%) UNIX
4 28 (8.26%) Android
5 19 (5.60%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.42%) Windows CE
7 5 (1.47%) VxWorks
8 4 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.18%) Solaris
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (56.34%) Software Engineering
2 121 (35.69%) Multithreading
3 108 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (29.79%) OO
5 76 (22.42%) TDD
6 61 (17.99%) Scrum
7 53 (15.63%) Low Latency
8 50 (14.75%) Kanban
8 50 (14.75%) Pair Programming
9 29 (8.55%) OOD
10 26 (7.67%) OOP
11 22 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (5.90%) Software Architecture
12 20 (5.90%) BDD
12 20 (5.90%) ATDD
12 20 (5.90%) Agile Testing
12 20 (5.90%) 3D Visualisation
13 19 (5.60%) Waterfall
13 19 (5.60%) Unit Testing
14 18 (5.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 330 (97.35%) C++
2 152 (44.84%) C#
3 103 (30.38%) SQL
4 80 (23.60%) C
5 68 (20.06%) JavaScript
6 55 (16.22%) VC++
7 42 (12.39%) Java
8 16 (4.72%) Embedded C++
9 14 (4.13%) Embedded C
10 13 (3.83%) Objective-C
11 12 (3.54%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.77%) VB
13 5 (1.47%) C++/CLI
13 5 (1.47%) Perl
14 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.18%) Delphi
14 4 (1.18%) VB6
15 3 (0.88%) XPath
15 3 (0.88%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (31.86%) Degree
2 16 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.95%) PhD
4 6 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.77%) MCP
5 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) VCP4
7 2 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (15.93%) QA
2 12 (3.54%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (4.42%) Firmware
2 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 102 (30.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.42%) Oracle
3 14 (4.13%) EMC
4 12 (3.54%) NEC
4 12 (3.54%) Lauterbach
5 8 (2.36%) Borland
6 5 (1.47%) QNX
7 3 (0.88%) Green Hills
7 3 (0.88%) Atmel
7 3 (0.88%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.59%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.59%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.59%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.59%) Intel
8 2 (0.59%) Sybase
9 1 (0.29%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) Dell
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix
9 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.29%) Sophos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, BUPA, plus more!
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lymington
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Dot Origin Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits Incl: share options
Posted: 10 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Tharstern Limited
Salary: £competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Worcestershire
Explore Group
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago