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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 792 777 783
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing MFC 127 191 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 121 166 191
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
37819 41967 47175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.83% 37.97% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32877 35870 40318
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +4 127 £40,000 - 20
South East +46 67 £40,000 -11.11% 6
West Sussex 0 24 £40,000 - 2
East of England +34 21 £40,000 - 4
London +19 20 £37,500 -37.50% 5
South West +24 16 £43,000 +7.50%
Hampshire +17 16 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Surrey +25 15 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Horsham +7 15 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cambridge +1 13 £39,500 -1.25% 4
Weybridge 0 13 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -15 13 £39,500 -1.25% 4
Basingstoke - 12 £35,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +2 9 £43,250 +8.12%
Cheltenham -2 9 £43,250 -17.61%
Milton Keynes - 8 £50,000 -
Bedford - 8 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 8 £50,000 - 2
Crawley -1 7 £39,000 -2.50%
West Midlands -25 7 £25,750 -14.16% 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £50,000 - 2
Northampton - 6 £50,000 -
Berkshire +8 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Southampton +1 4 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Devon +1 3 £52,500 +8.24%
Worcestershire -7 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Bracknell -7 3 £52,500 +5.00%
City of London +56 2 £67,500 +1.88% 2

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 248 (95.75%) C++
2 179 (69.11%) Software Engineering
3 138 (53.28%) Windows
4 127 (49.03%) Visual Studio
5 117 (45.17%) Degree
6 107 (41.31%) SQL
7 98 (37.84%) C#
7 98 (37.84%) Multithreading
8 83 (32.05%) Computer Science
9 79 (30.50%) SDLC
10 74 (28.57%) STL
11 72 (27.80%) OpenGL
12 69 (26.64%) .NET
12 69 (26.64%) OO
13 62 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (22.39%) VC++
15 56 (21.62%) Microsoft
16 55 (21.24%) Games
17 54 (20.85%) Linux
17 54 (20.85%) C
18 53 (20.46%) WPF
19 52 (20.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 49 (18.92%) TCP/IP
21 48 (18.53%) Mathematics
22 46 (17.76%) XML
23 44 (16.99%) Subversion
24 39 (15.06%) TDD
25 38 (14.67%) Finance
25 38 (14.67%) Java
26 36 (13.90%) JavaScript

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 6 (2.32%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.93%) Abaqus
2 5 (1.93%) NASTRAN
2 5 (1.93%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.09%) LDAP
2 8 (3.09%) SNMP
3 6 (2.32%) HTTP
4 2 (0.77%) DVB
4 2 (0.77%) RS-232
4 2 (0.77%) RS-485
5 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.39%) VPN
5 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.70%) MS Access
5 6 (2.32%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.32%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.93%) DB2
7 4 (1.54%) MySQL
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 127 (49.03%) Visual Studio
2 44 (16.99%) Subversion
3 29 (11.20%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.02%) CruiseControl
5 11 (4.25%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (2.70%) FinalBuilder
7 7 (2.70%) Hudson
8 4 (1.54%) AQtime
8 4 (1.54%) dotTrace
9 3 (1.16%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.16%) JIRA
10 2 (0.77%) Clang
10 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.77%) Xcode
General
1 55 (21.24%) Games
2 38 (14.67%) Finance
3 31 (11.97%) Aerospace
4 13 (5.02%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.09%) Advertising
5 8 (3.09%) Electronics
6 6 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.54%) Legal
7 4 (1.54%) Marketing
8 3 (1.16%) Avionics
9 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 127 (49.03%) Software Engineer
2 125 (48.26%) Developer
3 95 (36.68%) C++ Developer
4 71 (27.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (15.06%) Software Developer
6 32 (12.36%) C++ Software Developer
7 30 (11.58%) Graduate
8 29 (11.20%) C# Developer
9 26 (10.04%) Senior Software Engineer
10 20 (7.72%) C# Software Engineer
11 18 (6.95%) SQL Developer
12 17 (6.56%) Junior
13 16 (6.18%) .NET Developer
14 15 (5.79%) C++ GUI Developer
14 15 (5.79%) GUI Developer
15 14 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (5.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 13 (5.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 13 (5.02%) Graduate Developer
16 13 (5.02%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (28.57%) STL
2 72 (27.80%) OpenGL
3 69 (26.64%) .NET
4 53 (20.46%) WPF
5 52 (20.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 46 (17.76%) XML
7 35 (13.51%) WCF
8 31 (11.97%) ASP.NET
9 28 (10.81%) HTML
9 28 (10.81%) Qt
10 26 (10.04%) Web Services
11 25 (9.65%) DirectX
12 24 (9.27%) WinForms
13 21 (8.11%) jQuery
14 20 (7.72%) COM
15 15 (5.79%) HTML5
16 14 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (3.09%) REST
17 8 (3.09%) Ruby on Rails
17 8 (3.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 83 (32.05%) Computer Science
2 48 (18.53%) Mathematics
3 32 (12.36%) Algorithms
4 29 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (7.72%) Visualisation
6 17 (6.56%) Physics
7 14 (5.41%) Artificial Intelligence
8 12 (4.63%) 3D Graphics
8 12 (4.63%) Fat Client
8 12 (4.63%) Thin Client
9 9 (3.47%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (3.09%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.70%) Client/Server
11 7 (2.70%) User Experience
12 6 (2.32%) Device Driver
12 6 (2.32%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.93%) Augmented Reality
14 4 (1.54%) Derivative
14 4 (1.54%) Equities
14 4 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 138 (53.28%) Windows
2 54 (20.85%) Linux
3 18 (6.95%) VxWorks
4 14 (5.41%) Unix
5 10 (3.86%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.09%) FreeBSD
6 8 (3.09%) Solaris
7 2 (0.77%) Android
7 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (69.11%) Software Engineering
2 98 (37.84%) Multithreading
3 79 (30.50%) SDLC
4 69 (26.64%) OO
5 62 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (15.06%) TDD
7 31 (11.97%) OOD
8 29 (11.20%) Validation
9 26 (10.04%) Configuration Management
10 25 (9.65%) MVC
11 24 (9.27%) UML
12 23 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (8.11%) OOP
14 20 (7.72%) Data Visualisation
15 18 (6.95%) Unit Testing
15 18 (6.95%) Web Development
16 15 (5.79%) Software Testing
17 14 (5.41%) SOA
18 12 (4.63%) Mentoring
18 12 (4.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 248 (95.75%) C++
2 107 (41.31%) SQL
3 98 (37.84%) C#
4 58 (22.39%) VC++
5 54 (20.85%) C
6 38 (14.67%) Java
7 36 (13.90%) JavaScript
8 18 (6.95%) Assembly Language
9 15 (5.79%) VB
9 15 (5.79%) VB6
10 8 (3.09%) Python
10 8 (3.09%) Ruby
11 7 (2.70%) Fortran
11 7 (2.70%) R
12 6 (2.32%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.93%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.16%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.77%) Perl
16 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 117 (45.17%) Degree
2 17 (6.56%) PhD
3 8 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 56 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.41%) Oracle
3 11 (4.25%) Progress
4 8 (3.09%) Perforce
5 6 (2.32%) Rally
5 6 (2.32%) Sybase
6 5 (1.93%) ANSYS
7 1 (0.39%) Atmel
7 1 (0.39%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
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