The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 180 194 171
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing MFC 17 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.16% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 0.41% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 14
Average salary £41,250 £36,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +42.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,700 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1737 1950 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.13% 38.93% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1733 1719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MFC
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire +8 7 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Coventry - 7 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +5 3 - -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (100.00%) C++
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (42.86%) C
4 12 (42.86%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) Degree
6 9 (32.14%) Back Office
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
7 8 (28.57%) VC++
8 7 (25.00%) PVCS
8 7 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
8 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 7 (25.00%) Perforce
8 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) TDD
9 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (21.43%) ISO 9000
9 6 (21.43%) TickIT
10 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
10 5 (17.86%) Electronics
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.86%) VB
10 5 (17.86%) VB.NET

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) PVCS
1 7 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (32.14%) Back Office
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
2 5 (17.86%) Electronics
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Graduate
7 2 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) DAO
2 3 (10.71%) ActiveX
2 3 (10.71%) ATL
2 3 (10.71%) COM
2 3 (10.71%) ODBC
3 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
3 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 5 (17.86%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Release Management
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (42.86%) C
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) VC++
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 5 (17.86%) VB
5 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO 9000
1 6 (21.43%) TickIT
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Perforce
3 2 (7.14%) Borland
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