The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 716 663 601
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -62
Permanent jobs citing MFC 201 220 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.49% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 186 209 296
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48721 44620 52093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 40.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41025 38863 46474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -74 187 £40,500 +15.71% 26
South East -2 58 £40,000 +6.66% 8
London -24 51 £42,500 +25.92% 4
East of England -24 32 £42,500 - 9
Hertfordshire +27 26 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Sussex +9 20 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +14 17 £41,250 +14.58% 2
Surrey +1 17 £30,000 +27.65% 1
Scotland 0 14 £38,500 +18.46%
Horsham - 14 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire +5 12 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Edinburgh - 11 £38,500 -
South West -62 10 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Worcestershire +8 7 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Yorkshire -47 7 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Coventry - 7 £45,000 - 1
Letchworth - 7 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire -3 6 £42,500 +41.66%
Fareham - 6 £36,250 -
North East -5 5 £35,000 +6.87%
Durham -8 5 £35,000 +6.87%
Sheffield -15 5 £40,000 +33.33%
East Midlands -19 5 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Cambridgeshire -24 5 £42,500 +10.38% 7
South Yorkshire -25 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Malvern - 5 £35,000 -
Guildford - 5 - - 1
Basingstoke +6 4 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Leicestershire -9 4 £36,250 +0.69%
Cambridge -21 4 £42,750 +14.00% 4

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 327 (93.70%) C++
2 229 (65.62%) C#
3 198 (56.73%) Software Engineering
4 182 (52.15%) Windows
5 149 (42.69%) .NET
6 131 (37.54%) C
7 113 (32.38%) Visual Studio
8 107 (30.66%) VC++
9 88 (25.21%) Degree
10 86 (24.64%) SQL
11 76 (21.78%) Microsoft
12 72 (20.63%) STL
12 72 (20.63%) OO
13 70 (20.06%) Linux
14 69 (19.77%) WPF
15 65 (18.62%) Finance
16 63 (18.05%) SQL Server
17 58 (16.62%) XML
18 55 (15.76%) HTML
19 54 (15.47%) Computer Science
20 48 (13.75%) Multithreading
21 44 (12.61%) Java
21 44 (12.61%) JavaScript
22 42 (12.03%) UNIX
23 40 (11.46%) COM
24 39 (11.17%) Qt
25 37 (10.60%) Subversion
26 36 (10.32%) MS Excel
27 34 (9.74%) Ethernet
27 34 (9.74%) Mathematics

MFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.43%) Apache
3 4 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.74%) Ethernet
2 29 (8.31%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (1.72%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.72%) LDAP
5 5 (1.43%) Wireless
6 4 (1.15%) SNMP
7 3 (0.86%) Firewall
7 3 (0.86%) Internet
7 3 (0.86%) SSL
7 3 (0.86%) Network Security
8 2 (0.57%) GPRS
8 2 (0.57%) GSM
8 2 (0.57%) LAN
8 2 (0.57%) WLAN
8 2 (0.57%) 802.11
9 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.15%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.29%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.86%) MySQL
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 113 (32.38%) Visual Studio
2 37 (10.60%) Subversion
3 13 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (2.29%) ClearCase
6 7 (2.01%) PVCS
6 7 (2.01%) NUnit
7 5 (1.43%) JIRA
7 5 (1.43%) MSTest
7 5 (1.43%) Moq
7 5 (1.43%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.15%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.86%) GCC
9 3 (0.86%) Hudson
9 3 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.57%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.29%) xUnit.net
11 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.29%) Maven
General
1 65 (18.62%) Finance
2 29 (8.31%) Electronics
3 18 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.87%) Automotive
5 9 (2.58%) Back Office
6 7 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.43%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.43%) Banking
7 5 (1.43%) Retail
8 4 (1.15%) Legal
9 3 (0.86%) Front Office
10 2 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.57%) iGaming
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 205 (58.74%) Developer
2 144 (41.26%) Software Engineer
3 95 (27.22%) C++ Developer
4 82 (23.50%) Software Developer
5 60 (17.19%) C# Developer
6 43 (12.32%) Senior Software Engineer
7 32 (9.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 31 (8.88%) Senior Developer
9 28 (8.02%) C++ Software Developer
10 20 (5.73%) C++/C# Developer
11 19 (5.44%) C# Software Engineer
11 19 (5.44%) WPF Developer
12 18 (5.16%) C# Software Developer
13 17 (4.87%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (4.58%) .NET Developer
15 14 (4.01%) .NET Software Engineer
16 13 (3.72%) Senior C# Developer
17 12 (3.44%) Senior C++ Developer
18 9 (2.58%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
18 9 (2.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (42.69%) .NET
2 72 (20.63%) STL
3 69 (19.77%) WPF
4 58 (16.62%) XML
5 55 (15.76%) HTML
6 40 (11.46%) COM
7 39 (11.17%) Qt
8 32 (9.17%) WCF
9 27 (7.74%) .NET Framework
9 27 (7.74%) OpenGL
10 25 (7.16%) WinForms
11 21 (6.02%) HTML5
12 20 (5.73%) CSS
12 20 (5.73%) Silverlight
13 17 (4.87%) Web Services
14 16 (4.58%) ASP.NET
14 16 (4.58%) ATL
14 16 (4.58%) Direct3D
15 10 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (2.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.47%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.74%) Mathematics
3 23 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (5.16%) Derivative
5 17 (4.87%) CUDA
6 16 (4.58%) Visualisation
7 12 (3.44%) Client/Server
7 12 (3.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 10 (2.87%) Firmware
9 8 (2.29%) Device Driver
10 7 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.43%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.57%) Physics
14 2 (0.57%) Equities
14 2 (0.57%) CCTV
14 2 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (0.57%) iDTV
14 2 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 182 (52.15%) Windows
2 70 (20.06%) Linux
3 42 (12.03%) UNIX
4 20 (5.73%) Android
5 14 (4.01%) Solaris
6 8 (2.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.43%) Windows CE
8 4 (1.15%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.57%) CentOS
9 2 (0.57%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (56.73%) Software Engineering
2 72 (20.63%) OO
3 48 (13.75%) Multithreading
4 31 (8.88%) TDD
5 30 (8.60%) Unit Testing
6 28 (8.02%) OOD
7 25 (7.16%) OOP
8 22 (6.30%) Time Management
9 21 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (6.02%) Validation
9 21 (6.02%) UML
10 20 (5.73%) Risk Assessment
11 19 (5.44%) MVVM
11 19 (5.44%) Scrum
12 18 (5.16%) Embedded Software Development
12 18 (5.16%) Software Architecture
13 17 (4.87%) Project Management
14 16 (4.58%) 3D Visualisation
15 12 (3.44%) MVC
16 11 (3.15%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 327 (93.70%) C++
2 229 (65.62%) C#
3 131 (37.54%) C
4 107 (30.66%) VC++
5 86 (24.64%) SQL
6 44 (12.61%) Java
6 44 (12.61%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.87%) Embedded C
8 13 (3.72%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.44%) Perl
10 9 (2.58%) Embedded C++
11 7 (2.01%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.72%) VB
13 5 (1.43%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.43%) PHP
14 4 (1.15%) C++/CLI
15 3 (0.86%) Python
16 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 88 (25.21%) Degree
2 6 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.43%) PhD
3 5 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.72%) ISO 9000
1 6 (1.72%) TickIT
2 4 (1.15%) QA
3 3 (0.86%) HL7
3 3 (0.86%) DICOM
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 76 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.58%) Oracle
3 8 (2.29%) Sybase
4 7 (2.01%) Perforce
5 5 (1.43%) QNX
5 5 (1.43%) Intel
6 4 (1.15%) Borland
7 2 (0.57%) EMC
7 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.57%) NEC
7 2 (0.57%) Meru Networks
8 1 (0.29%) Freescale
8 1 (0.29%) Telelogic
8 1 (0.29%) Apple
8 1 (0.29%) IBM
8 1 (0.29%) Google
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Competitive salary & package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome Prospects+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: c30K + benefits (Inc. flexi-time)
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: upto circa £30,000 per year upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago
East Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Sky
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BitWise Limited
Posted: 21 days ago
Yorkshire
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago