Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 980 964 1036
Rank change year-on-year -16 +72 +27
Permanent jobs citing MFC 109 212 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.077% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.32% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 88 208 129
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £36,150
90th Percentile £92,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +11.76%

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 55,814 66,984 64,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.64% 40.77% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46,150 56,923 56,077
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -45 83 £63,750 +34.21% 10
South West +22 13 £38,750 -13.89% 5
Midlands +22 5 £37,500 +4.90% 1
East Midlands +20 5 £37,500 +10.29% 1
East of England +38 3 £50,000 +25.00% 4
London +28 3 £91,250 +56.65% 6
North of England +46 2 £35,000 -6.67% 5
North West +29 2 £35,000 -3.45% 2
MFC
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) C++
2 79 (72.48%) STL
3 70 (64.22%) Multithreading
4 63 (57.80%) C#
5 62 (56.88%) Software Engineering
6 53 (48.62%) Visual Studio
7 47 (43.12%) C
7 47 (43.12%) SDLC
8 46 (42.20%) SQL
9 44 (40.37%) Microsoft
10 43 (39.45%) TDD
10 43 (39.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 41 (37.61%) COM
12 38 (34.86%) Windows
13 35 (32.11%) OO
14 30 (27.52%) .NET
14 30 (27.52%) SOA
14 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (23.85%) Degree
15 26 (23.85%) XML
16 23 (21.10%) Computer Science
17 22 (20.18%) .NET Framework
17 22 (20.18%) Web Services
18 20 (18.35%) Computer Science Degree
19 14 (12.84%) Self-Motivation
20 12 (11.01%) Algorithms
20 12 (11.01%) OpenGL
20 12 (11.01%) WPF
21 10 (9.17%) Qt
21 10 (9.17%) Memory Management

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 1 (0.92%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.92%) Confluence
1 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) GIS
3 1 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 53 (48.62%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.50%) JIRA
3 6 (5.50%) Subversion
4 4 (3.67%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.67%) CruiseControl
4 4 (3.67%) Gemini Tracker
4 4 (3.67%) Hudson
4 4 (3.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.92%) CMake
6 1 (0.92%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.92%) JUnit
6 1 (0.92%) NUnit
6 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.50%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Electronics
3 2 (1.83%) Games
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (51.38%) C++ Developer
1 56 (51.38%) Developer
2 55 (50.46%) Software Engineer
3 52 (47.71%) C++ Software Engineer
4 45 (41.28%) C++ Software Developer
5 37 (33.94%) Software Developer
6 24 (22.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 23 (21.10%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.59%) C++ Applications Developer
9 5 (4.59%) C++ Programmer
9 5 (4.59%) EPoS Developer
9 5 (4.59%) EPoS Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Programmer
10 4 (3.67%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.67%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (3.67%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) C++/C# Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (72.48%) STL
2 43 (39.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 41 (37.61%) COM
4 30 (27.52%) .NET
5 26 (23.85%) XML
6 22 (20.18%) .NET Framework
6 22 (20.18%) Web Services
7 12 (11.01%) OpenGL
7 12 (11.01%) WPF
8 10 (9.17%) ATL
8 10 (9.17%) Qt
9 8 (7.34%) HTML
10 6 (5.50%) Direct3D
11 5 (4.59%) CSS
11 5 (4.59%) DirectX
12 4 (3.67%) WinForms
13 3 (2.75%) HTML5
14 2 (1.83%) Node.js
15 1 (0.92%) OpenCV
15 1 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (11.01%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.59%) EPoS
5 3 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.92%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (64.22%) Multithreading
2 62 (56.88%) Software Engineering
3 47 (43.12%) SDLC
4 43 (39.45%) TDD
5 35 (32.11%) OO
6 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (27.52%) SOA
7 23 (21.10%) Computer Science
8 10 (9.17%) Memory Management
8 10 (9.17%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (9.17%) OOD
9 7 (6.42%) Mathematics
10 6 (5.50%) Multithreaded Programming
11 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.59%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.67%) Issue Tracking
13 3 (2.75%) Integration Testing
13 3 (2.75%) Mathematical Modelling
13 3 (2.75%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) C++
2 63 (57.80%) C#
3 47 (43.12%) C
4 46 (42.20%) SQL
5 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.67%) VC++
7 2 (1.83%) Java
7 2 (1.83%) VBScript
8 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.92%) VB
8 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.92%) VB6
8 1 (0.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (23.85%) Degree
2 20 (18.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 44 (40.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.92%) ESRI