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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 758 723 613
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -110
Permanent jobs citing MFC 135 185 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.42% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 114 179 255
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,800 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%

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
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -46 122 £40,000 +1.26% 12
South East +21 60 £47,500 +35.71% 3
West Sussex +2 23 £40,000 +14.28% 1
London -28 23 £70,000 +75.00% 3
Surrey +11 20 £52,500 +75.00%
West Midlands +4 13 £26,250 -43.24%
Worcestershire +6 12 £25,000 -41.17%
Horsham -4 12 £50,000 +42.85%
South West -20 12 £40,000 +1.26% 3
City of London +35 11 £58,750 -16.07% 1
Malvern +5 10 £25,000 -41.17%
Burgess Hill - 10 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +2 8 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Edinburgh -5 8 £40,000 +3.89%
North West +3 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Manchester +2 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East of England -23 7 £21,500 -46.25% 2
Hampshire +3 6 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire -16 6 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Gloucester - 6 £40,000 - 2
Bracknell +16 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Berkshire +3 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Bristol -16 5 £36,000 +10.76%
Cambridge +8 4 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £40,000 - 1
Fareham +19 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Yorkshire +10 3 £34,000 -15.00%
Bedfordshire +6 3 £21,500 -42.66%
Worcester -2 3 £35,000 -22.22%
South Yorkshire - 3 £34,000 -

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 299 (97.71%) C++
2 196 (64.05%) Windows
3 188 (61.44%) Software Engineering
4 151 (49.35%) C#
5 134 (43.79%) Visual Studio
6 132 (43.14%) Degree
7 114 (37.25%) SQL
8 108 (35.29%) Computer Science
9 104 (33.99%) Multithreading
10 94 (30.72%) STL
11 91 (29.74%) .NET
12 85 (27.78%) Java
13 84 (27.45%) Microsoft
14 82 (26.80%) HTML
15 79 (25.82%) JavaScript
16 77 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
17 73 (23.86%) VC++
18 60 (19.61%) Qt
19 56 (18.30%) TDD
20 53 (17.32%) OO
21 52 (16.99%) OOD
22 51 (16.67%) SQL Server
22 51 (16.67%) SDLC
23 50 (16.34%) C
24 49 (16.01%) XML
24 49 (16.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
25 48 (15.69%) Mathematics
25 48 (15.69%) Algorithms
26 47 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
27 45 (14.71%) WPF

MFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (3.59%) Apache
2 1 (0.33%) Node.js
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.15%) Ethernet
1 28 (9.15%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.61%) HTTP
3 6 (1.96%) LDAP
3 6 (1.96%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.96%) Internet
3 6 (1.96%) RFID
3 6 (1.96%) NFC
4 2 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.25%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.63%) MySQL
4 5 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.31%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.65%) DB2
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 134 (43.79%) Visual Studio
2 34 (11.11%) Subversion
3 12 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.94%) CppUnit
5 7 (2.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (2.29%) Bugzilla
5 7 (2.29%) Hudson
5 7 (2.29%) CruiseControl
6 5 (1.63%) NUnit
6 5 (1.63%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.98%) GCC
7 3 (0.98%) GoogleTest
7 3 (0.98%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 44 (14.38%) Electronics
2 34 (11.11%) Finance
3 27 (8.82%) Games
4 13 (4.25%) Automotive
5 11 (3.59%) Advertising
6 10 (3.27%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.61%) Legal
8 7 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 144 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 142 (46.41%) Developer
3 101 (33.01%) C++ Developer
4 53 (17.32%) Software Developer
5 49 (16.01%) C++ Software Engineer
6 39 (12.75%) C++ Software Developer
7 25 (8.17%) Graduate
8 21 (6.86%) Team Leader
9 18 (5.88%) C++ Team Leader
10 17 (5.56%) GUI Developer
10 17 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (4.90%) Senior Developer
12 13 (4.25%) Applications Developer
12 13 (4.25%) Junior
12 13 (4.25%) C# Developer
13 12 (3.92%) Junior Developer
13 12 (3.92%) C++ Applications Developer
14 11 (3.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 10 (3.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 8 (2.61%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (30.72%) STL
2 91 (29.74%) .NET
3 82 (26.80%) HTML
4 60 (19.61%) Qt
5 49 (16.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 49 (16.01%) XML
6 45 (14.71%) ASP.NET
6 45 (14.71%) WPF
7 40 (13.07%) OpenGL
8 34 (11.11%) HTML5
9 33 (10.78%) jQuery
10 31 (10.13%) COM
11 27 (8.82%) WinForms
12 25 (8.17%) DirectX
13 22 (7.19%) D-Bus
14 14 (4.58%) Ajax
15 12 (3.92%) PhoneGap
16 11 (3.59%) ATL
17 9 (2.94%) XSD
17 9 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 108 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 48 (15.69%) Mathematics
2 48 (15.69%) Algorithms
3 47 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (13.73%) Client/Server
5 29 (9.48%) Visualisation
6 25 (8.17%) Pocket PC
7 16 (5.23%) Embedded Systems
7 16 (5.23%) User Experience
8 13 (4.25%) Data Structures
9 12 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (3.92%) Device Driver
10 11 (3.59%) 3D Graphics
10 11 (3.59%) Thin Client
10 11 (3.59%) Derivative
10 11 (3.59%) Physics
10 11 (3.59%) Fat Client
11 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.96%) CUDA
12 6 (1.96%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 196 (64.05%) Windows
2 44 (14.38%) Linux
3 38 (12.42%) Android
4 33 (10.78%) Apple iOS
5 23 (7.52%) UNIX
6 11 (3.59%) Solaris
7 6 (1.96%) Windows CE
7 6 (1.96%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (61.44%) Software Engineering
2 104 (33.99%) Multithreading
3 77 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (18.30%) TDD
5 53 (17.32%) OO
6 52 (16.99%) OOD
7 51 (16.67%) SDLC
8 31 (10.13%) Unit Testing
9 28 (9.15%) UML
10 27 (8.82%) Software Architecture
11 25 (8.17%) Mentoring
12 24 (7.84%) OOA/OOD
13 22 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (6.54%) OOP
15 18 (5.88%) Scrum
16 16 (5.23%) Waterfall
16 16 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (5.23%) 3D Visualisation
16 16 (5.23%) Linear Algebra
17 14 (4.58%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 299 (97.71%) C++
2 151 (49.35%) C#
3 114 (37.25%) SQL
4 85 (27.78%) Java
5 79 (25.82%) JavaScript
6 73 (23.86%) VC++
7 50 (16.34%) C
8 29 (9.48%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.29%) Embedded C
9 7 (2.29%) Pascal
10 6 (1.96%) Embedded C++
10 6 (1.96%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.98%) VB
11 3 (0.98%) Python
12 2 (0.65%) R
13 1 (0.33%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.33%) VBScript
13 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 132 (43.14%) Degree
2 27 (8.82%) MCP
2 27 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.96%) PhD
4 5 (1.63%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.61%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) TickIT
3 1 (0.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (2.29%) Firmware
2 6 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 84 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.88%) Oracle
3 12 (3.92%) Xamarin
4 8 (2.61%) Intel
5 1 (0.33%) Progress
5 1 (0.33%) Lauterbach
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