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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 721 608 583
Rank change year-on-year
-113 -25
Permanent jobs citing MFC 185 270 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.63% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 177 259 317
Average salary £39,000 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -99 174 £40,000 -9.09% 23
London -7 62 £40,000 -38.46% 3
South East -51 54 £35,000 -26.31% 6
East of England -23 32 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Surrey +13 14 £30,000 -29.41% 1
West Sussex +6 14 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Berkshire -14 14 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Cambridgeshire -28 14 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Horsham - 14 £35,000 -
Chessington - 12 £47,500 -
Cambridge -24 11 £34,000 +8.80% 2
Surbiton - 11 £47,500 -
Hampshire -31 10 £47,500 -8.65%
Hertfordshire -5 9 £43,500 +16.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £37,500 -
Southampton - 9 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 9 £35,000 -
South West -34 8 £40,750 +22.55% 7
Edinburgh -2 7 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Scotland -17 7 £38,500 - 1
North West -20 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Letchworth +8 6 £43,750 -2.77%
Manchester +1 6 £40,000 +19.40%
Newbury 0 5 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Gloucestershire -8 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands -21 5 £46,250 +8.82%
Dunstable - 5 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -35 4 £40,000 -6.97% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 385 (96.25%) C++
2 277 (69.25%) Software Engineering
3 270 (67.50%) C#
4 224 (56.00%) Windows
5 186 (46.50%) .NET
6 151 (37.75%) Visual Studio
7 132 (33.00%) Degree
8 126 (31.50%) SQL
9 120 (30.00%) C
10 105 (26.25%) VC++
11 97 (24.25%) SQL Server
12 93 (23.25%) OO
13 90 (22.50%) WPF
13 90 (22.50%) Multithreading
14 85 (21.25%) Java
15 82 (20.50%) XML
16 69 (17.25%) STL
16 69 (17.25%) Computer Science
17 67 (16.75%) WinForms
17 67 (16.75%) Microsoft
18 63 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
18 63 (15.75%) Linux
19 53 (13.25%) Finance
20 52 (13.00%) JavaScript
20 52 (13.00%) Scrum
21 50 (12.50%) HTML
22 48 (12.00%) Qt
23 46 (11.50%) Banking
24 45 (11.25%) Mathematics
25 43 (10.75%) Android

MFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.25%) IIS
2 5 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.75%) Apache
3 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) SaaS
1 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.50%) Ethernet
2 32 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (2.25%) Wireless
5 8 (2.00%) GPRS
5 8 (2.00%) GSM
6 5 (1.25%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.75%) 4G
7 3 (0.75%) 3G
7 3 (0.75%) 2G
7 3 (0.75%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (24.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.00%) MySQL
3 18 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.50%) MS Access
7 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) DB2
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 151 (37.75%) Visual Studio
2 35 (8.75%) Subversion
3 27 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (5.25%) Maven
5 18 (4.50%) JUnit
6 16 (4.00%) NUnit
6 16 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (2.50%) JIRA
8 9 (2.25%) SoapUI
9 8 (2.00%) Bugzilla
10 7 (1.75%) Hudson
10 7 (1.75%) CruiseControl
11 6 (1.50%) PVCS
12 5 (1.25%) MSTest
12 5 (1.25%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.00%) InstallShield
14 3 (0.75%) xUnit.net
14 3 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
14 3 (0.75%) Moq
14 3 (0.75%) MbUnit
General
1 53 (13.25%) Finance
2 46 (11.50%) Banking
3 42 (10.50%) Electronics
4 30 (7.50%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.50%) Retail
6 14 (3.50%) Automotive
7 13 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 13 (3.25%) Games
8 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.25%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) French Language
10 2 (0.50%) German Language
10 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 216 (54.00%) Developer
2 201 (50.25%) Software Engineer
3 88 (22.00%) C# Developer
4 78 (19.50%) C++ Developer
5 70 (17.50%) Software Developer
6 65 (16.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 46 (11.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 39 (9.75%) .NET Developer
9 36 (9.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 36 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 34 (8.50%) Senior Developer
11 31 (7.75%) C++ Software Developer
12 29 (7.25%) .NET Software Engineer
12 29 (7.25%) Java Developer
12 29 (7.25%) Junior
13 28 (7.00%) C++/C# Developer
14 26 (6.50%) Junior Developer
15 20 (5.00%) Graduate
16 17 (4.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 17 (4.25%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (46.50%) .NET
2 90 (22.50%) WPF
3 82 (20.50%) XML
4 69 (17.25%) STL
5 67 (16.75%) WinForms
6 50 (12.50%) HTML
7 48 (12.00%) Qt
8 37 (9.25%) OpenGL
9 33 (8.25%) HTML5
10 27 (6.75%) J2SE
10 27 (6.75%) J2EE
11 25 (6.25%) WCF
11 25 (6.25%) ASP.NET
11 25 (6.25%) ATL
12 24 (6.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 22 (5.50%) Web Services
14 21 (5.25%) SOAP
15 19 (4.75%) .NET Framework
16 17 (4.25%) OpenCL
17 16 (4.00%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.25%) Computer Science
2 45 (11.25%) Mathematics
3 33 (8.25%) CUDA
4 23 (5.75%) Physics
5 18 (4.50%) 3D Graphics
6 17 (4.25%) Client/Server
7 16 (4.00%) Visualisation
8 14 (3.50%) Device Driver
9 13 (3.25%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (3.25%) Firmware
10 12 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (2.50%) Home Automation
12 7 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.25%) Derivative
15 3 (0.75%) iDTV
15 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.75%) Handset
16 2 (0.50%) Fixed Income
16 2 (0.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 224 (56.00%) Windows
2 63 (15.75%) Linux
3 43 (10.75%) Android
4 25 (6.25%) UNIX
5 18 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.75%) Windows CE
7 9 (2.25%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (69.25%) Software Engineering
2 93 (23.25%) OO
3 90 (22.50%) Multithreading
4 63 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (13.00%) Scrum
6 41 (10.25%) TDD
7 40 (10.00%) OOP
8 39 (9.75%) OOD
9 38 (9.50%) Project Management
10 32 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 29 (7.25%) Software Architecture
12 24 (6.00%) UML
12 24 (6.00%) MVVM
13 17 (4.25%) Time Management
14 16 (4.00%) 3D Visualisation
14 16 (4.00%) Image Processing
15 15 (3.75%) Service Management
16 13 (3.25%) MVC
16 13 (3.25%) Software Testing
17 12 (3.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 385 (96.25%) C++
2 270 (67.50%) C#
3 126 (31.50%) SQL
4 120 (30.00%) C
5 105 (26.25%) VC++
6 85 (21.25%) Java
7 52 (13.00%) JavaScript
8 21 (5.25%) Embedded C
9 15 (3.75%) PHP
10 14 (3.50%) Embedded C++
11 11 (2.75%) Assembly Language
12 9 (2.25%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.25%) VB
13 8 (2.00%) Perl
14 5 (1.25%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.75%) C++/CLI
15 3 (0.75%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 132 (33.00%) Degree
2 14 (3.50%) PhD
3 5 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.75%) ISO 9000
1 11 (2.75%) TickIT
2 3 (0.75%) HL7
2 3 (0.75%) DICOM
2 3 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 67 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.00%) Oracle
3 14 (3.50%) Perforce
4 11 (2.75%) EMC
5 8 (2.00%) NEC
6 5 (1.25%) MathWorks
7 4 (1.00%) Borland
8 3 (0.75%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.50%) VMware
9 2 (0.50%) QNX
9 2 (0.50%) Citrix
10 1 (0.25%) Apple
10 1 (0.25%) Google
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Middlesex
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Ruislip
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary & package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +Pension, other Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (+ Benefits Package)
Posted: 8 days ago
Derbyshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago