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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 840 785 816
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +31
Permanent jobs citing MFC 111 156 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 102 145 125
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.66%

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
38577 38855 42646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 37.16% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33292 33449 35638
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
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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 -28 107 £42,000 +5.00% 27
South East +9 48 £38,500 -9.41% 8
London -19 26 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Surrey +11 15 £25,000 -41.17% 2
West Sussex +11 15 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Berkshire +13 13 £52,500 +36.36% 4
Bracknell - 12 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands -8 11 £25,000 -30.55% 1
Weybridge - 11 £25,000 - 2
South West -15 10 £34,000 -15.00% 5
North West +6 9 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Manchester +21 8 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Bristol +5 8 £34,000 -9.33% 3
Worcestershire +5 7 £25,000 -21.87% 1
Malvern -7 7 £25,000 -35.89% 1
Horsham +8 6 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Greenford - 6 £50,000 - 1
Crawley - 5 £38,500 -
Burgess Hill - 4 £47,500 -
Cambridge -2 3 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Hampshire -3 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England -7 3 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Scotland -7 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £100,000 +90.47%
Leatherhead - 2 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £100,000 -
Basingstoke +8 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 207 (94.95%) C++
2 136 (62.39%) Software Engineering
3 120 (55.05%) Windows
4 95 (43.58%) C#
5 89 (40.83%) Multithreading
6 86 (39.45%) SQL
7 76 (34.86%) Visual Studio
8 72 (33.03%) Degree
9 61 (27.98%) Java
10 60 (27.52%) SDLC
11 55 (25.23%) Computer Science
12 53 (24.31%) .NET
13 52 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (22.94%) VC++
15 47 (21.56%) OO
15 47 (21.56%) Microsoft
16 45 (20.64%) STL
17 44 (20.18%) JavaScript
17 44 (20.18%) HTML
18 43 (19.72%) Linux
19 42 (19.27%) TDD
20 41 (18.81%) TCP/IP
21 39 (17.89%) WPF
22 38 (17.43%) Finance
22 38 (17.43%) OpenGL
23 36 (16.51%) C
24 34 (15.60%) Subversion
24 34 (15.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
25 32 (14.68%) XML
26 30 (13.76%) Qt

MFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.59%) Apache
2 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Abaqus
1 4 (1.83%) MS Office
1 4 (1.83%) NASTRAN
1 4 (1.83%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (1.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.81%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.05%) HTTP
3 6 (2.75%) LDAP
3 6 (2.75%) SNMP
4 2 (0.92%) RS-232
5 1 (0.46%) DVB
5 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.38%) DB2
2 3 (1.38%) MySQL
2 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (34.86%) Visual Studio
2 34 (15.60%) Subversion
3 15 (6.88%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.50%) Hudson
5 10 (4.59%) Bugzilla
6 9 (4.13%) CruiseControl
6 9 (4.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (2.75%) NUnit
8 5 (2.29%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.38%) AQtime
9 3 (1.38%) dotTrace
9 3 (1.38%) JIRA
9 3 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.46%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (17.43%) Finance
2 25 (11.47%) Games
3 12 (5.50%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.67%) Advertising
5 7 (3.21%) Electronics
6 5 (2.29%) Avionics
7 4 (1.83%) Automotive
8 3 (1.38%) Legal
8 3 (1.38%) Retail
9 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.92%) Military
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
10 1 (0.46%) Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (50.46%) Software Engineer
2 97 (44.50%) Developer
3 80 (36.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 72 (33.03%) C++ Developer
5 25 (11.47%) C# Developer
6 24 (11.01%) Senior Software Engineer
7 21 (9.63%) Software Developer
8 18 (8.26%) Junior
9 16 (7.34%) SQL Developer
10 15 (6.88%) C# Software Engineer
10 15 (6.88%) C++ Software Developer
10 15 (6.88%) Graduate
10 15 (6.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (5.50%) Team Leader
12 10 (4.59%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.59%) Graduate C++ Developer
12 10 (4.59%) Junior Developer
13 9 (4.13%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (4.13%) C++ Team Leader
13 9 (4.13%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (24.31%) .NET
2 45 (20.64%) STL
3 44 (20.18%) HTML
4 39 (17.89%) WPF
5 38 (17.43%) OpenGL
6 34 (15.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 32 (14.68%) XML
8 30 (13.76%) Qt
9 29 (13.30%) CSS
10 26 (11.93%) ASP.NET
11 24 (11.01%) REST
11 24 (11.01%) WinForms
12 23 (10.55%) COM
12 23 (10.55%) WCF
12 23 (10.55%) Web Services
13 17 (7.80%) DirectX
14 16 (7.34%) Ajax
15 11 (5.05%) ATL
16 10 (4.59%) XSLT
17 9 (4.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (25.23%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.09%) 3D Graphics
3 17 (7.80%) Algorithms
4 16 (7.34%) Mathematics
5 13 (5.96%) Derivative
6 12 (5.50%) iDTV
7 11 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (4.13%) Client/Server
8 9 (4.13%) User Experience
9 8 (3.67%) Physics
10 7 (3.21%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.75%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (2.75%) Fat Client
11 6 (2.75%) Thin Client
12 5 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.83%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (1.83%) Device Driver
13 4 (1.83%) Equities
13 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 120 (55.05%) Windows
2 43 (19.72%) Linux
3 24 (11.01%) Unix
4 16 (7.34%) Android
4 16 (7.34%) Solaris
4 16 (7.34%) Windows CE
5 8 (3.67%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.21%) VxWorks
6 7 (3.21%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (2.75%) FreeBSD
8 5 (2.29%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (62.39%) Software Engineering
2 89 (40.83%) Multithreading
3 60 (27.52%) SDLC
4 52 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (21.56%) OO
6 42 (19.27%) TDD
7 24 (11.01%) OOD
8 21 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.80%) Validation
10 15 (6.88%) MVC
11 12 (5.50%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.05%) Line Management
12 11 (5.05%) Software Architecture
13 10 (4.59%) 3D Programming
13 10 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (4.59%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.13%) Configuration Management
14 9 (4.13%) Game Development
14 9 (4.13%) Migration
14 9 (4.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 207 (94.95%) C++
2 95 (43.58%) C#
3 86 (39.45%) SQL
4 61 (27.98%) Java
5 50 (22.94%) VC++
6 44 (20.18%) JavaScript
7 36 (16.51%) C
8 11 (5.05%) VB
9 9 (4.13%) Lua
10 8 (3.67%) Ruby
11 6 (2.75%) Pascal
11 6 (2.75%) PHP
11 6 (2.75%) VB6
12 5 (2.29%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.38%) Python
14 2 (0.92%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.92%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.46%) R
15 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (33.03%) Degree
2 10 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.21%) PhD
3 7 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) HND
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 47 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.67%) Intel
2 8 (3.67%) Oracle
3 6 (2.75%) Perforce
3 6 (2.75%) Progress
4 5 (2.29%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.38%) Apple
5 3 (1.38%) Sybase
6 2 (0.92%) Borland
6 2 (0.92%) QNX
7 1 (0.46%) IBM
7 1 (0.46%) Telelogic
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Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
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