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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 207 190 187
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs citing MFC 3 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.060% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.63% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 18
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £37,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £45,000 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
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
1722 1580 2057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.28% 35.73% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1363 1869
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 January 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
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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
Worcestershire +1 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Birmingham -15 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Solihull - 1 £34,500 -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) VC++
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Borland
2 3 (75.00%) CAD
2 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) VHDL
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) CAD
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) VC++
2 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Borland
2 1 (25.00%) Intel