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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 217 183 168
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -15
Permanent jobs citing MFC 3 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.054% 0.37% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 1.09% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 36
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +24.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £32,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
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
1988 1837 1952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.71% 34.21% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1738 1640 1697
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 £37,500 £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
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 1 October 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
(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 -1 2 £41,250 +83.33%
Birmingham -9 1 £34,500 -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
3 16 (88.89%) C#
4 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
5 12 (66.67%) VC++
6 11 (61.11%) Windows
7 10 (55.56%) Degree
8 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (44.44%) Scrum
9 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
9 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (38.89%) TickIT
9 7 (38.89%) ISO 9000
9 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
10 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
11 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
11 5 (27.78%) TDD
11 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
11 5 (27.78%) C
12 4 (22.22%) Borland
12 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
13 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
13 3 (16.67%) ATL
14 2 (11.11%) Perforce
14 2 (11.11%) Banking
14 2 (11.11%) Retail
14 2 (11.11%) Physics
14 2 (11.11%) Chemistry
14 2 (11.11%) System Testing

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) PVCS
2 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate
6 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ATL
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 2 (11.11%) Physics
4 2 (11.11%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) CAD
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) VC++
4 5 (27.78%) C
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) TickIT
1 7 (38.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Borland
3 2 (11.11%) Perforce