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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 715 751 635
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -116
Permanent jobs citing MFC 163 142 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.34% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 152 134 245
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%

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
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +19 149 £40,000 -5.88% 12
London +17 51 £55,000 - 2
South East -21 36 £42,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +14 20 £35,000 -12.50%
Sheffield +12 20 £35,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire -5 20 £35,000 -3.44%
Hampshire - 20 £50,000 - 1
South West -5 17 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England -17 12 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Cambridgeshire +1 11 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Surrey +3 10 £42,500 -5.55%
Scotland -3 10 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Southampton - 10 £50,000 -
Edinburgh +9 9 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Chertsey +12 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Peterborough - 8 £40,000 -
North West - 8 £27,500 - 2
Somerset - 7 £35,000 -
Manchester - 6 £27,500 - 2
Basingstoke - 6 £39,500 - 1
Poole - 4 £52,500 -
Dorset - 4 £52,500 -
Horsham -1 3 £35,000 +27.27%
West Sussex -8 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridge -11 3 £40,000 +6.66% 4
West Midlands -18 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wales - 3 £22,000 -
South Wales - 3 £22,000 -
Bath - 3 £40,000 -
Havant - 3 £45,000 -

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 332 (97.94%) C++
2 229 (67.55%) Windows
3 192 (56.64%) Software Engineering
4 162 (47.79%) C#
5 160 (47.20%) Visual Studio
6 150 (44.25%) STL
7 115 (33.92%) Multithreading
8 109 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (31.86%) SQL Server
10 106 (31.27%) SQL
11 102 (30.09%) Degree
12 100 (29.50%) .NET
13 99 (29.20%) Microsoft
14 93 (27.43%) Linux
15 90 (26.55%) OO
16 85 (25.07%) C
17 74 (21.83%) TDD
18 70 (20.65%) HTML
18 70 (20.65%) XML
19 68 (20.06%) Scrum
20 67 (19.76%) JavaScript
21 66 (19.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 63 (18.58%) Computer Science
23 61 (17.99%) MySQL
24 59 (17.40%) VC++
24 59 (17.40%) Qt
25 56 (16.52%) Finance
26 54 (15.93%) HTML5
27 53 (15.63%) QA
28 52 (15.34%) Relational Database

MFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
2 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (5.90%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) SaaS
2 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.62%) TCP/IP
2 31 (9.14%) Ethernet
3 10 (2.95%) GPRS
3 10 (2.95%) GSM
3 10 (2.95%) Wireless
4 5 (1.47%) HTTP
5 3 (0.88%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 61 (17.99%) MySQL
3 52 (15.34%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.95%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.88%) MS Access
8 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 160 (47.20%) Visual Studio
2 50 (14.75%) GCC
3 44 (12.98%) Subversion
4 30 (8.85%) GoogleTest
5 29 (8.55%) CppUnit
6 23 (6.78%) Bugzilla
7 20 (5.90%) Cucumber
7 20 (5.90%) SpecFlow
7 20 (5.90%) FitNesse
7 20 (5.90%) NUnit
8 18 (5.31%) Hudson
8 18 (5.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 18 (5.31%) CruiseControl
9 9 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (1.47%) GDB
10 5 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
11 4 (1.18%) Maven
11 4 (1.18%) JUnit
11 4 (1.18%) ProC
General
1 56 (16.52%) Finance
2 36 (10.62%) Electronics
3 17 (5.01%) Marketing
4 12 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.77%) Banking
5 6 (1.77%) Games
5 6 (1.77%) Advertising
6 4 (1.18%) French Language
7 3 (0.88%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 208 (61.36%) Developer
2 158 (46.61%) Software Engineer
3 140 (41.30%) C++ Developer
4 58 (17.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 49 (14.45%) Software Developer
6 35 (10.32%) Senior Software Engineer
7 32 (9.44%) C# Developer
8 31 (9.14%) C++ Software Developer
9 22 (6.49%) .NET Developer
10 20 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (5.60%) C# Software Engineer
11 19 (5.60%) Graduate
12 17 (5.01%) .NET Software Engineer
13 15 (4.42%) Junior
13 15 (4.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 14 (4.13%) Junior Developer
14 14 (4.13%) Web Developer
15 12 (3.54%) Programmer
16 11 (3.24%) C++/C# Developer
17 9 (2.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (44.25%) STL
2 100 (29.50%) .NET
3 70 (20.65%) HTML
3 70 (20.65%) XML
4 66 (19.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 59 (17.40%) Qt
6 54 (15.93%) HTML5
7 50 (14.75%) OpenGL
8 49 (14.45%) FIX Protocol
9 40 (11.80%) WPF
10 29 (8.55%) Web Services
11 25 (7.37%) ATL
12 22 (6.49%) WCF
13 21 (6.19%) ASP.NET
14 19 (5.60%) WinForms
14 19 (5.60%) Direct3D
15 18 (5.31%) DirectX
16 16 (4.72%) OpenCL
17 7 (2.06%) COM
18 6 (1.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.58%) Computer Science
2 51 (15.04%) Algorithms
3 50 (14.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 49 (14.45%) Fixed Income
5 44 (12.98%) Mathematics
6 36 (10.62%) Client/Server
7 30 (8.85%) CUDA
8 27 (7.96%) 3D Graphics
8 27 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (6.19%) Visualisation
10 20 (5.90%) Hedge funds
10 20 (5.90%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (3.54%) Home Automation
12 11 (3.24%) Physics
13 10 (2.95%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.47%) Device Driver
15 4 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 229 (67.55%) Windows
2 93 (27.43%) Linux
3 38 (11.21%) UNIX
4 27 (7.96%) Android
5 16 (4.72%) Windows CE
6 13 (3.83%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.47%) VxWorks
8 4 (1.18%) Solaris
8 4 (1.18%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (56.64%) Software Engineering
2 115 (33.92%) Multithreading
3 109 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (26.55%) OO
5 74 (21.83%) TDD
6 68 (20.06%) Scrum
7 50 (14.75%) Low Latency
8 49 (14.45%) Kanban
8 49 (14.45%) Pair Programming
9 24 (7.08%) OOP
10 23 (6.78%) OOD
11 21 (6.19%) Software Architecture
11 21 (6.19%) 3D Visualisation
12 20 (5.90%) BDD
12 20 (5.90%) Agile Testing
12 20 (5.90%) ATDD
12 20 (5.90%) Project Management
13 19 (5.60%) Unit Testing
13 19 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 332 (97.94%) C++
2 162 (47.79%) C#
3 106 (31.27%) SQL
4 85 (25.07%) C
5 67 (19.76%) JavaScript
6 59 (17.40%) VC++
7 42 (12.39%) Java
8 12 (3.54%) Embedded C
8 12 (3.54%) Embedded C++
8 12 (3.54%) Assembly Language
9 8 (2.36%) VB
10 7 (2.06%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.06%) PHP
10 7 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.77%) Perl
12 5 (1.47%) C++/CLI
13 4 (1.18%) VB6
13 4 (1.18%) Delphi
13 4 (1.18%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 102 (30.09%) Degree
2 14 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.54%) PhD
4 3 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.63%) QA
2 10 (2.95%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (3.54%) Firmware
2 2 (0.59%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 99 (29.20%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.67%) Oracle
3 12 (3.54%) EMC
4 10 (2.95%) Lauterbach
4 10 (2.95%) NEC
5 8 (2.36%) Borland
6 5 (1.47%) QNX
7 2 (0.59%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.59%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.29%) Intel
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix
8 1 (0.29%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.29%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.29%) Atmel
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits bonus, pension, flexible hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago