The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 219 209 193
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs citing MFC 10 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.12% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Average salary £25,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.57% -5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
MFC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1835 1785 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.23% 35.28% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1615 1301
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MFC across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MFC
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MFC across the West Midlands region.

MFC Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MFC
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MFC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

MFC Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MFC
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 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
(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
Worcestershire -4 7 £25,000 -18.69%
Birmingham -2 2 £31,250 -16.66%
Warwickshire - 1 £42,500 -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 19 (86.36%) C++
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Degree
5 10 (45.45%) OpenGL
5 10 (45.45%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (45.45%) Games
6 9 (40.91%) Lua
6 9 (40.91%) Game Development
7 8 (36.36%) .NET
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 7 (31.82%) HTML
8 7 (31.82%) C#
8 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 7 (31.82%) Thin Client
8 7 (31.82%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (31.82%) WinForms
8 7 (31.82%) WPF
8 7 (31.82%) Fat Client
8 7 (31.82%) HTML5
8 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
8 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) Java
10 4 (18.18%) Web Development
11 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
11 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
11 3 (13.64%) C
11 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
12 2 (9.09%) SDLC

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 10 (45.45%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Software Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Junior
3 8 (36.36%) Junior Software Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Junior C# Software Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Graduate
5 4 (18.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) VC++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) OpenGL
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) HTML5
3 7 (31.82%) WinForms
3 7 (31.82%) WPF
4 1 (4.55%) ActiveX
4 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.55%) COM
4 1 (4.55%) DirectX
4 1 (4.55%) OpenCL
4 1 (4.55%) STL
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Artificial Intelligence
2 7 (31.82%) Fat Client
2 7 (31.82%) Thin Client
3 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.09%) Physics
5 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (4.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Game Development
3 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) 3D Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) Lua
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) C
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 2 (9.09%) VC++
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft