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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 818 818 789
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Permanent jobs citing MFC 130 167 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 118 157 193
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -

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
39607 42475 48175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 37.86% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34206 36088 40715
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average 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 £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 +2 123 £40,000 - 29
South East +31 64 £40,000 -2.43% 14
West Sussex -3 25 £40,000 - 2
London +11 21 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Horsham +18 15 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East of England -8 15 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Cambridge -14 14 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -22 14 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Hampshire +20 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Crawley +8 13 £40,000 -15.78%
Berkshire - 13 £52,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 13 £35,000 - 1
Weybridge -4 12 £25,000 -44.44% 4
Surrey -5 12 £25,000 -39.02% 6
South West -17 10 £42,500 +6.25% 4
West Midlands -21 10 £25,000 -16.66%
Bracknell - 10 £52,500 - 1
Worcestershire -6 9 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire +8 7 £60,000 +50.00%
Cheltenham +4 7 £60,000 +14.28%
Malvern -10 7 £25,000 -40.82%
Glasgow -1 6 £47,500 +43.93%
Scotland -7 6 £47,500 +23.37%
Greenford - 5 £50,000 -
City of London +62 3 £40,000 -4.76%
East Midlands +13 3 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Leicestershire +6 2 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Bristol -6 2 £37,000 +10.44%
Kidderminster - 2 £35,000 -
North West +15 1 £22,500 -18.91% 2

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 221 (92.86%) C++
2 167 (70.17%) Software Engineering
3 117 (49.16%) Windows
4 112 (47.06%) Visual Studio
5 104 (43.70%) Degree
6 100 (42.02%) SQL
7 87 (36.55%) C#
8 83 (34.87%) SDLC
9 82 (34.45%) Multithreading
10 69 (28.99%) .NET
11 65 (27.31%) STL
12 64 (26.89%) TCP/IP
12 64 (26.89%) Computer Science
13 62 (26.05%) Microsoft
14 61 (25.63%) OpenGL
15 60 (25.21%) OO
16 58 (24.37%) C
17 55 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
18 52 (21.85%) Java
19 51 (21.43%) Linux
20 49 (20.59%) TDD
21 47 (19.75%) WPF
21 47 (19.75%) VC++
22 46 (19.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 39 (16.39%) Finance
24 35 (14.71%) XML
25 34 (14.29%) JavaScript
25 34 (14.29%) Subversion
26 33 (13.87%) Games
27 30 (12.61%) HTML

MFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Applications
1 10 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.36%) Abaqus
2 8 (3.36%) NASTRAN
2 8 (3.36%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (1.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (26.89%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.20%) LDAP
2 10 (4.20%) SNMP
3 8 (3.36%) HTTP
4 3 (1.26%) RS-232
5 2 (0.84%) DVB
6 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.42%) RS-485
6 1 (0.42%) VPN
6 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.52%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.52%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.68%) DB2
4 4 (1.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) MS Access
5 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 112 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 34 (14.29%) Subversion
3 24 (10.08%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.62%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.52%) CruiseControl
6 5 (2.10%) Hudson
7 4 (1.68%) AQtime
7 4 (1.68%) dotTrace
7 4 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.84%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.84%) Clang
8 2 (0.84%) JIRA
8 2 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.84%) Xcode
9 1 (0.42%) FinalBuilder
9 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.42%) NUnit
General
1 39 (16.39%) Finance
2 33 (13.87%) Games
3 28 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 7 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.52%) Advertising
6 5 (2.10%) Avionics
6 5 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.68%) Electronics
7 4 (1.68%) Legal
8 3 (1.26%) Automotive
8 3 (1.26%) Military
9 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (50.84%) Software Engineer
2 107 (44.96%) Developer
3 79 (33.19%) C++ Developer
4 64 (26.89%) C++ Software Engineer
5 30 (12.61%) Graduate
6 25 (10.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 24 (10.08%) Junior
8 23 (9.66%) C# Developer
8 23 (9.66%) Software Developer
9 20 (8.40%) C++ Software Developer
10 19 (7.98%) SQL Developer
11 16 (6.72%) Graduate Developer
12 15 (6.30%) .NET Developer
13 14 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
13 14 (5.88%) Graduate C++ Developer
14 12 (5.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 12 (5.04%) Junior Developer
14 12 (5.04%) Junior Software Engineer
15 11 (4.62%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (28.99%) .NET
2 65 (27.31%) STL
3 61 (25.63%) OpenGL
4 47 (19.75%) WPF
5 46 (19.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 35 (14.71%) XML
7 30 (12.61%) ASP.NET
7 30 (12.61%) HTML
8 28 (11.76%) WCF
9 26 (10.92%) COM
9 26 (10.92%) DirectX
10 25 (10.50%) WinForms
11 22 (9.24%) Qt
12 21 (8.82%) Web Services
13 17 (7.14%) HTML5
13 17 (7.14%) REST
14 13 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (5.04%) Silverlight
16 10 (4.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (26.89%) Computer Science
2 27 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.34%) Mathematics
3 20 (8.40%) Algorithms
3 20 (8.40%) iDTV
4 14 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 14 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 14 (5.88%) Thin Client
5 11 (4.62%) 3D Graphics
5 11 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (4.62%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.36%) Augmented Reality
7 7 (2.94%) User Experience
8 6 (2.52%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.52%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.10%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.68%) Derivative
10 4 (1.68%) Equities
10 4 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.84%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 117 (49.16%) Windows
2 51 (21.43%) Linux
3 20 (8.40%) VxWorks
4 17 (7.14%) Unix
5 13 (5.46%) Mac OS X
6 10 (4.20%) FreeBSD
6 10 (4.20%) Solaris
7 8 (3.36%) Android
8 6 (2.52%) Windows CE
9 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (70.17%) Software Engineering
2 83 (34.87%) SDLC
3 82 (34.45%) Multithreading
4 60 (25.21%) OO
5 55 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (20.59%) TDD
7 26 (10.92%) Validation
8 21 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 21 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.40%) Web Development
10 19 (7.98%) MVC
11 18 (7.56%) OOD
12 14 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.88%) OOP
12 14 (5.88%) Software Testing
12 14 (5.88%) UML
13 13 (5.46%) Unit Testing
14 12 (5.04%) CQRS
14 12 (5.04%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (5.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 221 (92.86%) C++
2 100 (42.02%) SQL
3 87 (36.55%) C#
4 58 (24.37%) C
5 52 (21.85%) Java
6 47 (19.75%) VC++
7 34 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 18 (7.56%) Assembly Language
9 14 (5.88%) VB
10 13 (5.46%) Ruby
11 11 (4.62%) VB6
12 7 (2.94%) PHP
12 7 (2.94%) R
13 5 (2.10%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.26%) Lua
15 2 (0.84%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.84%) C++/CLI
15 2 (0.84%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 104 (43.70%) Degree
2 11 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.36%) PhD
5 2 (0.84%) HND
6 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 62 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.88%) Progress
3 10 (4.20%) Perforce
4 6 (2.52%) Oracle
4 6 (2.52%) Sybase
5 5 (2.10%) ANSYS
6 2 (0.84%) Borland
6 2 (0.84%) QNX
7 1 (0.42%) IBM
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.42%) Telelogic
7 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
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IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
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IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + benefits / stock options
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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2020
Salary: £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + benefits / stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Coded People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 25 days
Posted: 10 days ago
Glastonbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago