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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 201 194 202
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing MFC 18 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.50% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 10
Average salary £25,000 £43,750 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +2.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
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
2131 2017 2048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.28% 37.46% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 1726 1823
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 +2 17 £25,000 -39.75%
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 23 (76.67%) C#
1 23 (76.67%) C++
1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 19 (63.33%) Degree
3 18 (60.00%) HTML
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (56.67%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) WPF
6 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (40.00%) TDD
7 11 (36.67%) WinForms
7 11 (36.67%) Java
7 11 (36.67%) C
7 11 (36.67%) Thin Client
7 11 (36.67%) Fat Client
7 11 (36.67%) HTML5
7 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
7 11 (36.67%) User Experience
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) XML
9 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (23.33%) MVC
9 7 (23.33%) NUnit
9 7 (23.33%) Subversion
9 7 (23.33%) Open Source

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (23.33%) NUnit
2 7 (23.33%) Subversion
2 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineer
2 13 (43.33%) Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Graduate
3 9 (30.00%) Junior
4 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Junior Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 6 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Junior C++ Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Graduate C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) HTML
3 13 (43.33%) WPF
4 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (36.67%) WinForms
5 11 (36.67%) HTML5
6 7 (23.33%) XML
6 7 (23.33%) LINQ
7 6 (20.00%) WCF
7 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (20.00%) SOAP
8 2 (6.67%) Qt
9 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Thin Client
1 11 (36.67%) Fat Client
1 11 (36.67%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (16.67%) Physics
2 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Biotechnology
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.33%) VHDL
4 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) TDD
3 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (23.33%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) Open Source
4 7 (23.33%) SDLC
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.00%) OOD
5 6 (20.00%) OOP
5 6 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C#
1 23 (76.67%) C++
2 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) Java
3 11 (36.67%) C
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 5 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 3 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Intel