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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 826 819 803
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs citing MFC 94 131 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 87 110 178
Median salary £38,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £47,950
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%

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
37951 40416 44721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 37.56% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 33059 34508 37599
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 29 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 94 £38,250 -4.37% 17
South East +20 47 £42,500 -10.52% 6
West Sussex +1 19 £47,500 +18.75% 1
London +32 17 £37,500 -46.42% 2
Hampshire +17 16 £35,000 -30.00% 1
East of England +23 13 £40,000 +86.04% 7
Cambridge +16 11 £46,250 +15.62% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 11 £46,250 +15.62% 7
Horsham +10 10 £45,000 -10.00%
Basingstoke - 10 £35,000 -
Burgess Hill -15 9 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Surrey +19 7 £45,000 -14.28% 3
North West +11 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Manchester -5 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Weybridge - 6 £45,000 - 3
Southampton - 6 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands -15 5 £23,000 -12.38%
South West -6 4 £46,250 +15.62%
Gateshead - 4 £40,750 - 1
North East - 4 £40,750 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 4 £40,750 - 2
Dudley - 3 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £36,250 +68.60%
Bedfordshire +17 2 £22,500 +4.65%
Milton Keynes +17 2 £36,250 +68.60%
Bedford +11 2 £36,250 +68.60%
Berkshire -2 2 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Gloucestershire -13 2 £38,000 -5.00%
Devon - 2 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £25,000 -

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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.

1 227 (98.27%) C++
2 163 (70.56%) Software Engineering
3 131 (56.71%) Windows
4 127 (54.98%) Visual Studio
5 107 (46.32%) Degree
6 97 (41.99%) SQL
7 87 (37.66%) C#
8 82 (35.50%) Computer Science
9 81 (35.06%) STL
10 75 (32.47%) OpenGL
11 74 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
11 74 (32.03%) Multithreading
12 65 (28.14%) SDLC
13 63 (27.27%) OO
14 55 (23.81%) Games
14 55 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 52 (22.51%) Mathematics
15 52 (22.51%) XML
15 52 (22.51%) .NET
16 50 (21.65%) C
17 47 (20.35%) Linux
17 47 (20.35%) Subversion
18 46 (19.91%) VC++
19 42 (18.18%) JavaScript
20 41 (17.75%) SQL Server
21 38 (16.45%) WCF
22 37 (16.02%) WPF
23 36 (15.58%) HTML
24 35 (15.15%) TCP/IP
25 34 (14.72%) UML

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 11 (4.76%) IIS
2 4 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.73%) Abaqus
2 4 (1.73%) MS Office
2 4 (1.73%) NASTRAN
2 4 (1.73%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.73%) Wireless
3 3 (1.30%) LDAP
3 3 (1.30%) SNMP
4 2 (0.87%) DVB
4 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.87%) HTTP
4 2 (0.87%) RS-232
4 2 (0.87%) RS-485
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.60%) MS Access
4 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.87%) DB2
6 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 127 (54.98%) Visual Studio
2 47 (20.35%) Subversion
3 27 (11.69%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (6.06%) CruiseControl
6 10 (4.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (3.90%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.60%) FinalBuilder
9 4 (1.73%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.73%) Hudson
10 2 (0.87%) Clang
10 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.87%) JIRA
10 2 (0.87%) Xcode
General
1 55 (23.81%) Games
2 24 (10.39%) Aerospace
3 20 (8.66%) Finance
4 18 (7.79%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.90%) Advertising
6 7 (3.03%) Marketing
7 6 (2.60%) Electronics
8 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.87%) Military
10 1 (0.43%) Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (49.78%) Developer
2 111 (48.05%) Software Engineer
3 86 (37.23%) C++ Developer
4 73 (31.60%) C++ Software Engineer
5 48 (20.78%) Software Developer
6 39 (16.88%) C++ Software Developer
7 30 (12.99%) Senior Software Engineer
8 26 (11.26%) C# Developer
9 23 (9.96%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 20 (8.66%) Graduate
11 16 (6.93%) .NET Developer
12 15 (6.49%) C# Software Engineer
13 14 (6.06%) SQL Developer
14 12 (5.19%) C# Software Developer
14 12 (5.19%) Embedded Engineer
14 12 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 11 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
16 10 (4.33%) C Software Engineer
16 10 (4.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 10 (4.33%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (35.06%) STL
2 75 (32.47%) OpenGL
3 55 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 52 (22.51%) .NET
4 52 (22.51%) XML
5 38 (16.45%) WCF
6 37 (16.02%) WPF
7 36 (15.58%) HTML
8 28 (12.12%) Web Services
9 27 (11.69%) ASP.NET
9 27 (11.69%) Qt
10 24 (10.39%) jQuery
11 22 (9.52%) DirectX
12 15 (6.49%) WinForms
13 13 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (5.63%) COM
14 12 (5.19%) HTML5
15 11 (4.76%) MSMQ
16 9 (3.90%) ATL
17 7 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (35.50%) Computer Science
2 52 (22.51%) Mathematics
3 34 (14.72%) Algorithms
4 20 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (8.23%) Physics
5 19 (8.23%) Visualisation
6 13 (5.63%) 3D Graphics
7 10 (4.33%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (3.46%) Data Structures
9 7 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (3.03%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.16%) Device Driver
10 5 (2.16%) Fat Client
10 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.16%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.73%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.73%) iPad
12 2 (0.87%) Ergonomics
12 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.87%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 131 (56.71%) Windows
2 47 (20.35%) Linux
3 15 (6.49%) VxWorks
4 5 (2.16%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.30%) FreeBSD
5 3 (1.30%) Solaris
5 3 (1.30%) Unix
6 2 (0.87%) Android
6 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (70.56%) Software Engineering
2 74 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.03%) Multithreading
3 65 (28.14%) SDLC
4 63 (27.27%) OO
5 34 (14.72%) UML
6 30 (12.99%) TDD
7 28 (12.12%) OOD
8 24 (10.39%) MVC
9 20 (8.66%) Validation
10 19 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.23%) Data Visualisation
11 18 (7.79%) Configuration Management
11 18 (7.79%) OOP
12 17 (7.36%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.49%) Scrum
14 13 (5.63%) SOA
15 12 (5.19%) Web Development
16 11 (4.76%) Pair Programming
16 11 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (98.27%) C++
2 97 (41.99%) SQL
3 87 (37.66%) C#
4 50 (21.65%) C
5 46 (19.91%) VC++
6 42 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 34 (14.72%) Java
8 15 (6.49%) Assembly Language
8 15 (6.49%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.76%) Python
10 9 (3.90%) VB
10 9 (3.90%) VB6
11 7 (3.03%) Fortran
12 4 (1.73%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.73%) Perl
13 3 (1.30%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.30%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.87%) R
14 2 (0.87%) Ruby
14 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (46.32%) Degree
2 14 (6.06%) PhD
3 8 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.46%) Firmware
2 2 (0.87%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) LXC
Vendors
1 34 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.49%) Rally
3 11 (4.76%) Oracle
4 8 (3.46%) Progress
5 4 (1.73%) ANSYS
6 3 (1.30%) Perforce
7 1 (0.43%) Atmel
7 1 (0.43%) Google
7 1 (0.43%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
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