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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 794 805 810
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing MFC 117 176 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 112 151 182
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £47,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
38091 41370 45776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 37.73% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33104 35316 38915
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £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 30 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 30 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 -11 117 £40,000 - 13
South East +8 62 £39,000 -17.89% 3
London +30 24 £37,500 -42.30%
West Sussex -6 24 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Hampshire +9 20 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Horsham +5 16 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East of England +17 15 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Basingstoke - 14 £35,000 - 1
South West +8 13 £44,750 +11.87% 1
Surrey +13 10 £41,250 -17.50%
Cambridge +1 8 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 8 £40,000 - 3
Weybridge - 8 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +28 7 £50,000 +132.55%
Bedfordshire +28 7 £50,000 +132.55%
Milton Keynes +23 7 £50,000 +132.55%
Bedford +10 7 £50,000 +132.55%
Gloucestershire -1 7 £43,250 +8.12%
Cheltenham - 7 £43,250 -
Burgess Hill -20 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Southampton - 6 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands -11 5 £23,000 -8.00%
East Midlands - 5 £50,000 - 2
Northampton - 5 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £50,000 - 2
North West +17 4 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Manchester -12 4 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Devon +3 3 £52,500 +8.24%
Dudley - 3 £22,500 -
Luton +16 2 £22,500 +4.65%

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 240 (97.17%) C++
2 170 (68.83%) Software Engineering
3 134 (54.25%) Windows
4 132 (53.44%) Visual Studio
5 111 (44.94%) Degree
6 101 (40.89%) SQL
7 90 (36.44%) C#
8 82 (33.20%) STL
8 82 (33.20%) Computer Science
9 81 (32.79%) Multithreading
10 77 (31.17%) OpenGL
11 74 (29.96%) SDLC
12 71 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (27.53%) OO
14 62 (25.10%) .NET
15 57 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 55 (22.27%) Games
17 54 (21.86%) VC++
18 50 (20.24%) C
18 50 (20.24%) Mathematics
19 49 (19.84%) Linux
20 48 (19.43%) XML
21 45 (18.22%) WPF
22 44 (17.81%) Subversion
22 44 (17.81%) Microsoft
23 41 (16.60%) JavaScript
24 40 (16.19%) TCP/IP
25 37 (14.98%) SQL Server
26 36 (14.57%) WCF
27 34 (13.77%) TDD

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 10 (4.05%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) Abaqus
2 5 (2.02%) NASTRAN
2 5 (2.02%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (1.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.19%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.02%) LDAP
2 5 (2.02%) SNMP
3 3 (1.21%) HTTP
4 2 (0.81%) DVB
4 2 (0.81%) RS-232
4 2 (0.81%) RS-485
5 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.83%) MS Access
5 4 (1.62%) DB2
5 4 (1.62%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.81%) MySQL
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 132 (53.44%) Visual Studio
2 44 (17.81%) Subversion
3 26 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.26%) CruiseControl
5 12 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.05%) Eclipse
6 10 (4.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (2.83%) FinalBuilder
8 5 (2.02%) Hudson
9 3 (1.21%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.81%) AQtime
10 2 (0.81%) Clang
10 2 (0.81%) dotTrace
10 2 (0.81%) JIRA
10 2 (0.81%) Xcode
11 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (22.27%) Games
2 27 (10.93%) Aerospace
2 27 (10.93%) Finance
3 16 (6.48%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.24%) Advertising
5 7 (2.83%) Electronics
5 7 (2.83%) Marketing
6 6 (2.43%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Avionics
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (49.39%) Developer
2 120 (48.58%) Software Engineer
3 90 (36.44%) C++ Developer
4 73 (29.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 44 (17.81%) Software Developer
6 35 (14.17%) C++ Software Developer
7 27 (10.93%) C# Developer
8 26 (10.53%) Graduate
8 26 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
9 17 (6.88%) C# Software Engineer
9 17 (6.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (6.48%) .NET Developer
11 14 (5.67%) C++ GUI Developer
11 14 (5.67%) GUI Developer
12 13 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
12 13 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 13 (5.26%) Junior
12 13 (5.26%) SQL Developer
13 12 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (4.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (33.20%) STL
2 77 (31.17%) OpenGL
3 62 (25.10%) .NET
4 57 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 48 (19.43%) XML
6 45 (18.22%) WPF
7 36 (14.57%) WCF
8 32 (12.96%) HTML
9 31 (12.55%) ASP.NET
10 26 (10.53%) Qt
10 26 (10.53%) Web Services
11 24 (9.72%) jQuery
12 23 (9.31%) DirectX
13 20 (8.10%) WinForms
14 16 (6.48%) COM
15 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (4.45%) HTML5
17 10 (4.05%) MSMQ
18 9 (3.64%) ATL
19 6 (2.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (33.20%) Computer Science
2 50 (20.24%) Mathematics
3 33 (13.36%) Algorithms
4 25 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (8.50%) Visualisation
6 19 (7.69%) Physics
7 13 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
8 10 (4.05%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (3.24%) Fat Client
10 8 (3.24%) Thin Client
11 7 (2.83%) Data Structures
12 5 (2.02%) Augmented Reality
12 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
12 5 (2.02%) Device Driver
12 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.21%) iPad
14 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.81%) MPEG
14 2 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 134 (54.25%) Windows
2 49 (19.84%) Linux
3 16 (6.48%) VxWorks
4 9 (3.64%) Unix
5 7 (2.83%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.02%) FreeBSD
6 5 (2.02%) Solaris
7 2 (0.81%) Android
7 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (68.83%) Software Engineering
2 81 (32.79%) Multithreading
3 74 (29.96%) SDLC
4 71 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (27.53%) OO
6 34 (13.77%) TDD
7 32 (12.96%) UML
8 31 (12.55%) OOD
9 26 (10.53%) MVC
9 26 (10.53%) Validation
10 24 (9.72%) Configuration Management
11 21 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (8.50%) Data Visualisation
11 21 (8.50%) OOP
12 20 (8.10%) Unit Testing
13 16 (6.48%) Web Development
14 15 (6.07%) SOA
14 15 (6.07%) Software Testing
15 12 (4.86%) Pair Programming
16 11 (4.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 240 (97.17%) C++
2 101 (40.89%) SQL
3 90 (36.44%) C#
4 54 (21.86%) VC++
5 50 (20.24%) C
6 41 (16.60%) JavaScript
7 34 (13.77%) Java
8 16 (6.48%) Assembly Language
9 12 (4.86%) VB
9 12 (4.86%) VB6
10 10 (4.05%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.24%) Python
12 7 (2.83%) Fortran
12 7 (2.83%) R
13 5 (2.02%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.02%) Ruby
14 4 (1.62%) Perl
15 3 (1.21%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (44.94%) Degree
2 16 (6.48%) PhD
3 6 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 44 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.26%) Oracle
3 10 (4.05%) Rally
4 9 (3.64%) Progress
5 5 (2.02%) ANSYS
5 5 (2.02%) Perforce
6 4 (1.62%) Sybase
7 1 (0.40%) Atmel
7 1 (0.40%) Google
7 1 (0.40%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
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