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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 721 623 582
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -41
Permanent jobs citing MFC 182 259 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.61% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 172 248 329
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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 -97 169 £40,000 -5.88% 19
London -33 60 £41,500 -36.15% 3
South East -39 58 £35,000 -22.22% 6
East of England -50 22 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Hampshire -20 18 £45,000 -28.00% 4
West Sussex 0 17 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Horsham - 16 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -18 14 £35,750 +10.00% 2
South West -38 14 £39,000 +30.00% 5
Surrey +12 13 £33,750 -20.58%
Cambridge -23 12 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Southampton +10 10 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire -7 10 £37,500 -16.66%
Edinburgh -5 9 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Scotland -10 9 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Chessington - 8 £47,500 - 1
Surbiton - 8 £47,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -8 7 £45,000 +50.00% 3
North West -18 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bracknell - 6 £35,000 -
Bristol -5 5 £32,500 +8.33% 2
North Yorkshire -15 5 £40,000 +20.30%
Yorkshire -30 5 £40,000 +20.30% 1
Cheltenham - 5 £45,000 - 1
Fareham - 5 £32,500 - 3
Manchester - 5 £40,000 -
Newbury +5 4 £50,000 +23.45%
York +4 4 £40,000 +20.30%
Hertfordshire -14 4 £43,000 +7.50%
Bedfordshire - 4 £37,500 -

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 388 (97.73%) C++
2 275 (69.27%) Software Engineering
3 254 (63.98%) C#
4 234 (58.94%) Windows
5 178 (44.84%) .NET
6 158 (39.80%) Visual Studio
7 132 (33.25%) Degree
8 129 (32.49%) SQL
9 117 (29.47%) C
10 112 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (27.20%) SQL Server
12 100 (25.19%) Multithreading
13 92 (23.17%) VC++
14 90 (22.67%) Java
15 89 (22.42%) OO
15 89 (22.42%) XML
16 85 (21.41%) STL
17 82 (20.65%) WPF
18 70 (17.63%) Microsoft
18 70 (17.63%) Computer Science
19 65 (16.37%) WinForms
19 65 (16.37%) Linux
20 57 (14.36%) HTML
21 56 (14.11%) Qt
22 55 (13.85%) Scrum
23 54 (13.60%) JavaScript
24 51 (12.85%) Finance
25 48 (12.09%) TDD
26 46 (11.59%) Mathematics
27 45 (11.34%) Banking

MFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (2.27%) IIS
2 3 (0.76%) Apache
2 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.76%) SaaS
2 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.07%) Ethernet
2 26 (6.55%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.02%) GPRS
3 8 (2.02%) GSM
3 8 (2.02%) Wireless
4 7 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.76%) 2G
5 3 (0.76%) ZigBee
5 3 (0.76%) 4G
5 3 (0.76%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.76%) 3G
6 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.25%) Internet
7 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (27.20%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.56%) MySQL
3 15 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.77%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.50%) MS Access
8 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) DB2
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 158 (39.80%) Visual Studio
2 36 (9.07%) Subversion
3 23 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (5.54%) Maven
5 19 (4.79%) JUnit
6 18 (4.53%) NUnit
7 15 (3.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (2.52%) Bugzilla
9 9 (2.27%) CruiseControl
9 9 (2.27%) JIRA
9 9 (2.27%) Hudson
9 9 (2.27%) GCC
9 9 (2.27%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.51%) CppUnit
11 5 (1.26%) MSTest
11 5 (1.26%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.01%) PVCS
12 4 (1.01%) InstallShield
12 4 (1.01%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.76%) GoogleTest
General
1 51 (12.85%) Finance
2 45 (11.34%) Banking
3 41 (10.33%) Electronics
4 31 (7.81%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.03%) Retail
6 15 (3.78%) Games
7 11 (2.77%) Automotive
8 8 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.26%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.76%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.50%) French Language
11 2 (0.50%) German Language
11 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.50%) Advertising
11 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Military
12 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 223 (56.17%) Developer
2 203 (51.13%) Software Engineer
3 85 (21.41%) C# Developer
4 83 (20.91%) C++ Developer
5 72 (18.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 71 (17.88%) Software Developer
7 41 (10.33%) .NET Developer
7 41 (10.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 38 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (8.82%) C# Software Engineer
9 35 (8.82%) C++ Software Developer
10 30 (7.56%) Java Developer
10 30 (7.56%) .NET Software Engineer
11 29 (7.30%) Junior
12 26 (6.55%) Junior Developer
13 25 (6.30%) Senior Developer
14 24 (6.05%) C++/C# Developer
15 21 (5.29%) Graduate
16 14 (3.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 12 (3.02%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (44.84%) .NET
2 89 (22.42%) XML
3 85 (21.41%) STL
4 82 (20.65%) WPF
5 65 (16.37%) WinForms
6 57 (14.36%) HTML
7 56 (14.11%) Qt
8 41 (10.33%) OpenGL
9 34 (8.56%) HTML5
10 30 (7.56%) ATL
11 29 (7.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 28 (7.05%) J2EE
12 28 (7.05%) J2SE
13 26 (6.55%) ASP.NET
14 25 (6.30%) Web Services
15 24 (6.05%) WCF
16 20 (5.04%) OpenCL
17 19 (4.79%) SOAP
18 17 (4.28%) Direct3D
19 15 (3.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.63%) Computer Science
2 46 (11.59%) Mathematics
3 36 (9.07%) CUDA
4 30 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (6.30%) Physics
6 20 (5.04%) 3D Graphics
6 20 (5.04%) Client/Server
7 17 (4.28%) Visualisation
8 14 (3.53%) Device Driver
9 13 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (3.02%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (2.77%) Firmware
12 10 (2.52%) Home Automation
13 9 (2.27%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.51%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.51%) User Experience
15 3 (0.76%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
15 3 (0.76%) Derivative
15 3 (0.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 234 (58.94%) Windows
2 65 (16.37%) Linux
3 43 (10.83%) Android
4 24 (6.05%) UNIX
5 15 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.27%) Windows CE
7 9 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.76%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (69.27%) Software Engineering
2 112 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (25.19%) Multithreading
4 89 (22.42%) OO
5 55 (13.85%) Scrum
6 48 (12.09%) TDD
7 42 (10.58%) OOP
8 41 (10.33%) Project Management
9 39 (9.82%) OOD
10 30 (7.56%) Software Architecture
11 29 (7.30%) Unit Testing
12 23 (5.79%) UML
13 21 (5.29%) MVVM
14 18 (4.53%) Service Management
15 17 (4.28%) 3D Visualisation
16 16 (4.03%) Image Processing
17 14 (3.53%) Time Management
18 13 (3.27%) Video Processing
18 13 (3.27%) Waterfall
18 13 (3.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 388 (97.73%) C++
2 254 (63.98%) C#
3 129 (32.49%) SQL
4 117 (29.47%) C
5 92 (23.17%) VC++
6 90 (22.67%) Java
7 54 (13.60%) JavaScript
8 18 (4.53%) Embedded C
9 16 (4.03%) PHP
10 14 (3.53%) Embedded C++
11 11 (2.77%) Perl
12 10 (2.52%) Assembly Language
13 9 (2.27%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.76%) VB
15 5 (1.26%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.76%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.76%) C++/CLI
16 3 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 132 (33.25%) Degree
2 14 (3.53%) PhD
3 6 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.52%) QA
2 7 (1.76%) ISO 9000
2 7 (1.76%) TickIT
3 2 (0.50%) HL7
3 2 (0.50%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 70 (17.63%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.80%) Oracle
3 12 (3.02%) Perforce
4 11 (2.77%) EMC
5 8 (2.02%) NEC
6 5 (1.26%) MathWorks
7 4 (1.01%) Borland
8 3 (0.76%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.50%) Citrix
9 2 (0.50%) QNX
9 2 (0.50%) VMware
Chessington, Surrey
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North East
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +Pension, other Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £20 - 23k+ benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago