Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MFC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MFC over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 974 991 1051
Rank change year-on-year +17 +60 -31
Permanent jobs citing MFC 152 166 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 133 155 198
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +4.24%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,700
90th Percentile £92,500 £61,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

MFC is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 61,661 66,527 70,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.15% 40.37% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51,331 55,474 61,240
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,906 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MFC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MFC in England

MFC
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MFC in England.

Salary trend for MFC in England

MFC
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MFC in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for MFC in England

MFC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +19 95 £55,000 +15.79% 13
South West +12 29 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Midlands +20 12 £37,500 +10.29%
East of England +2 11 £47,500 +18.75% 6
East Midlands +1 11 £35,000 +2.94%
North of England +30 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
North West - 5 £32,500 -
West Midlands +36 1 £54,000 +21.35%
MFC
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing MFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for MFC.

1 151 (99.34%) C++
2 98 (64.47%) Software Engineering
3 96 (63.16%) C#
4 90 (59.21%) STL
5 75 (49.34%) Windows
6 73 (48.03%) Multithreading
7 71 (46.71%) Visual Studio
8 61 (40.13%) TDD
9 56 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (36.18%) SDLC
11 52 (34.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 49 (32.24%) SQL
13 46 (30.26%) Computer Science
14 45 (29.61%) C
15 43 (28.29%) Degree
16 40 (26.32%) OO
16 40 (26.32%) Microsoft
17 37 (24.34%) COM
18 34 (22.37%) Algorithms
19 33 (21.71%) Computer Science Degree
19 33 (21.71%) XML
20 32 (21.05%) WPF
21 30 (19.74%) OpenGL
22 29 (19.08%) .NET
23 24 (15.79%) .NET Framework
24 22 (14.47%) Qt
24 22 (14.47%) UML
24 22 (14.47%) SOA
25 21 (13.82%) Web Services
26 18 (11.84%) Mathematics

MFC
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.63%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) IaaS
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) HTTP
2 4 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 71 (46.71%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.89%) Subversion
3 7 (4.61%) Bugzilla
3 7 (4.61%) CruiseControl
3 7 (4.61%) Gemini Tracker
3 7 (4.61%) Hudson
3 7 (4.61%) JIRA
3 7 (4.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.95%) WiX
5 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.66%) MSI
General
1 8 (5.26%) Finance
1 8 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.29%) Automotive
2 5 (3.29%) Games
2 5 (3.29%) Law
3 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (53.95%) Software Engineer
2 74 (48.68%) Developer
3 71 (46.71%) C++ Software Engineer
4 54 (35.53%) C++ Developer
5 36 (23.68%) Senior Software Engineer
6 34 (22.37%) C++ Software Developer
6 34 (22.37%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 34 (22.37%) Software Developer
7 13 (8.55%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.24%) Applications Developer
8 11 (7.24%) C++ Applications Developer
9 10 (6.58%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.58%) UI Developer
10 9 (5.92%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) C++ Programmer
11 8 (5.26%) Programmer
11 8 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (4.61%) C# WPF Developer
12 7 (4.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 7 (4.61%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (59.21%) STL
2 52 (34.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 37 (24.34%) COM
4 33 (21.71%) XML
5 32 (21.05%) WPF
6 30 (19.74%) OpenGL
7 29 (19.08%) .NET
8 24 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 22 (14.47%) Qt
10 21 (13.82%) Web Services
11 18 (11.84%) Direct3D
12 15 (9.87%) ATL
12 15 (9.87%) WinForms
13 10 (6.58%) XSD
13 10 (6.58%) XSLT
14 8 (5.26%) REST
14 8 (5.26%) SOAP
15 7 (4.61%) Entity Framework
15 7 (4.61%) HTML
16 6 (3.95%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (30.26%) Computer Science
2 34 (22.37%) Algorithms
3 12 (7.89%) Client/Server
4 10 (6.58%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.29%) EPoS
8 4 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.32%) User Experience
10 1 (0.66%) Cyber Warfare
10 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 75 (49.34%) Windows
2 4 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (64.47%) Software Engineering
2 73 (48.03%) Multithreading
3 61 (40.13%) TDD
4 56 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (36.18%) SDLC
6 40 (26.32%) OO
7 22 (14.47%) SOA
7 22 (14.47%) UML
8 18 (11.84%) Mathematics
9 17 (11.18%) OOD
10 14 (9.21%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (8.55%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.24%) Memory Management
13 8 (5.26%) Data Modelling
13 8 (5.26%) Multithreaded Programming
13 8 (5.26%) OOP
14 7 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.61%) Issue Tracking
15 6 (3.95%) Cryptography
15 6 (3.95%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 151 (99.34%) C++
2 96 (63.16%) C#
3 49 (32.24%) SQL
4 45 (29.61%) C
5 9 (5.92%) XAML
6 7 (4.61%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.61%) VC++
7 3 (1.97%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (28.29%) Degree
2 33 (21.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.29%) Master's Degree
3 5 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) SCCM
1 1 (0.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.63%) ESRI
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (0.66%) VMware