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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 816 840 806
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -34
Permanent jobs citing MFC 60 115 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 58 109 164
Median salary £47,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%

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
35201 40568 42032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.27% 38.20% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30399 34769 36145
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

MFC Salary Histogram in the UK

MFC
Top 29 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 9 December 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 +14 58 £47,750 +10.40% 9
South East +48 26 £52,500 +19.31% 4
East of England +32 20 £42,500 - 3
Berkshire +54 14 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Bracknell +21 14 £52,500 +5.00% 2
London +57 11 £48,000 -12.72% 2
Bedfordshire +12 11 £42,500 -
Docklands, London - 9 £48,000 -
Cambridge +16 8 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £43,500 -3.33% 3
West Sussex +18 7 £47,500 -
Burgess Hill +18 4 £47,500 -
Horsham - 3 £42,500 -
Bedford - 3 £50,000 -
East Sussex +23 2 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Brighton +22 2 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Surrey +13 2 £29,000 -17.14%
Manchester -20 2 £36,750 +17.60%
North West -34 2 £36,750 +13.07%
Scotland - 2 - -
East Midlands +4 1 £50,000 +14.28%
Northamptonshire - 1 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Northampton - 1 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 145 (99.32%) C++
2 91 (62.33%) Software Engineering
3 90 (61.64%) Windows
4 81 (55.48%) C#
5 77 (52.74%) Visual Studio
6 62 (42.47%) STL
6 62 (42.47%) Degree
7 61 (41.78%) SQL
7 61 (41.78%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (36.99%) Computer Science
9 51 (34.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 42 (28.77%) JavaScript
11 41 (28.08%) .NET
12 40 (27.40%) Multithreading
13 39 (26.71%) OpenGL
14 36 (24.66%) UML
15 34 (23.29%) XML
16 33 (22.60%) HTML
17 31 (21.23%) SDLC
18 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
18 30 (20.55%) ASP.NET
19 28 (19.18%) Java
20 27 (18.49%) TDD
21 26 (17.81%) Games
21 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
22 25 (17.12%) C
22 25 (17.12%) Qt
23 23 (15.75%) OO
24 22 (15.07%) Subversion
25 21 (14.38%) Mathematics

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 7 (4.79%) IIS
2 4 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Office
2 2 (1.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.16%) RS-232
2 9 (6.16%) RS-485
3 6 (4.11%) Wireless
4 3 (2.05%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.37%) DB2
4 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 77 (52.74%) Visual Studio
2 22 (15.07%) Subversion
3 14 (9.59%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.05%) JIRA
6 2 (1.37%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.37%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.37%) Hudson
6 2 (1.37%) NUnit
6 2 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (17.81%) Games
2 12 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.11%) Finance
3 6 (4.11%) Marketing
4 3 (2.05%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.37%) Advertising
5 2 (1.37%) Electronics
5 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (53.42%) Software Engineer
2 73 (50.00%) Developer
3 63 (43.15%) C++ Software Engineer
4 52 (35.62%) C++ Developer
5 35 (23.97%) Software Developer
6 29 (19.86%) C++ Software Developer
7 25 (17.12%) Senior Software Engineer
8 24 (16.44%) C# Developer
8 24 (16.44%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (8.90%) Embedded Engineer
9 13 (8.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 12 (8.22%) .NET Developer
11 10 (6.85%) C++/C# Developer
12 9 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (6.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 8 (5.48%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (5.48%) C++ GUI Developer
13 8 (5.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 8 (5.48%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (5.48%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (42.47%) STL
2 51 (34.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 41 (28.08%) .NET
4 39 (26.71%) OpenGL
5 34 (23.29%) XML
6 33 (22.60%) HTML
7 30 (20.55%) ASP.NET
8 25 (17.12%) Qt
9 21 (14.38%) WCF
10 20 (13.70%) COM
11 17 (11.64%) Web Services
12 16 (10.96%) jQuery
13 14 (9.59%) ATL
14 13 (8.90%) WPF
15 12 (8.22%) CSS
16 9 (6.16%) Ajax
16 9 (6.16%) DirectX
16 9 (6.16%) HTML5
17 8 (5.48%) .NET Framework
17 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (36.99%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.38%) Mathematics
3 14 (9.59%) Algorithms
4 13 (8.90%) iPad
5 11 (7.53%) 3D Graphics
5 11 (7.53%) Client/Server
5 11 (7.53%) Physics
6 10 (6.85%) Device Driver
6 10 (6.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 10 (6.85%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.11%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.42%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (2.05%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.37%) Life Science
11 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.68%) Derivative
11 1 (0.68%) PDA
11 1 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 90 (61.64%) Windows
2 19 (13.01%) Linux
3 2 (1.37%) Android
3 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (62.33%) Software Engineering
2 61 (41.78%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (27.40%) Multithreading
4 36 (24.66%) UML
5 31 (21.23%) SDLC
6 27 (18.49%) TDD
7 23 (15.75%) OO
8 13 (8.90%) Mobile Development
9 11 (7.53%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.53%) MVC
9 11 (7.53%) Scrum
9 11 (7.53%) Web Development
10 10 (6.85%) OOD
11 9 (6.16%) Feasibility Study
12 8 (5.48%) 3D Modelling
12 8 (5.48%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.79%) 3D Programming
13 7 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.79%) SOA
14 6 (4.11%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 145 (99.32%) C++
2 81 (55.48%) C#
3 61 (41.78%) SQL
4 42 (28.77%) JavaScript
5 28 (19.18%) Java
6 25 (17.12%) C
7 17 (11.64%) VC++
8 13 (8.90%) Python
9 11 (7.53%) T-SQL
10 9 (6.16%) Embedded C++
11 5 (3.42%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.74%) Fortran
13 3 (2.05%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.05%) Perl
14 1 (0.68%) PHP
14 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (42.47%) Degree
2 8 (5.48%) PhD
3 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Docker
1 2 (1.37%) LXC
Vendors
1 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.53%) CA Agile Central
3 9 (6.16%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) Google
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