Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 964 1046 1029
Rank change year-on-year +82 -17 -44
Permanent jobs citing MFC 202 157 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 192 161 231
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 67897 70031 78219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.23% 39.09% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56913 61276 67484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +93 135 £47,500 - 8
East of England 0 28 £40,000 -5.88% 2
London -7 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Midlands +28 12 £34,000 -32.00% 3
South West +13 10 £45,000 -5.26%
East Midlands +36 7 £34,000 -32.00%
West Midlands +15 5 £45,750 +98.91% 3
North of England +1 5 £40,000 +14.29% 3
North East +9 3 £37,500 -7.98% 1
North West -24 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
MFC
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing MFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MFC.

1 199 (98.51%) C++
2 175 (86.63%) Software Engineering
3 159 (78.71%) Windows
4 122 (60.40%) C#
5 117 (57.92%) Computer Science
6 116 (57.43%) Degree
7 89 (44.06%) Visual Studio
8 88 (43.56%) STL
9 79 (39.11%) Multithreading
10 74 (36.63%) Algorithms
11 71 (35.15%) SQL
11 71 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (33.66%) Qt
13 64 (31.68%) OpenGL
14 61 (30.20%) Mathematics
15 59 (29.21%) Computer Science Degree
15 59 (29.21%) TDD
16 55 (27.23%) Physics
17 50 (24.75%) PhD
17 50 (24.75%) Client/Server
17 50 (24.75%) OOD
18 48 (23.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 47 (23.27%) Python
20 42 (20.79%) Multithreaded Programming
21 40 (19.80%) Git (software)
21 40 (19.80%) WinForms
22 39 (19.31%) XML
23 35 (17.33%) CUDA
24 33 (16.34%) UML
25 30 (14.85%) .NET

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 2 (0.99%) CMS
2 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Abaqus
1 1 (0.50%) NASTRAN
1 1 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) SMS
1 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.98%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 89 (44.06%) Visual Studio
2 40 (19.80%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.46%) Bugzilla
3 9 (4.46%) CruiseControl
3 9 (4.46%) Hudson
3 9 (4.46%) Subversion
3 9 (4.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.99%) Qt Creator
4 2 (0.99%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (7.92%) Games
2 5 (2.48%) Electronics
3 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 170 (84.16%) Software Engineer
2 142 (70.30%) C++ Software Engineer
3 68 (33.66%) Senior Software Engineer
4 46 (22.77%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 30 (14.85%) Developer
6 21 (10.40%) C++ Developer
7 14 (6.93%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (5.45%) Applications Engineer
9 10 (4.95%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.95%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (3.96%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 7 (3.47%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.48%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (2.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (2.48%) Junior
12 5 (2.48%) Senior Developer
13 4 (1.98%) C Developer
13 4 (1.98%) Senior C++ Developer
13 4 (1.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (43.56%) STL
2 68 (33.66%) Qt
3 64 (31.68%) OpenGL
4 48 (23.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 40 (19.80%) WinForms
6 39 (19.31%) XML
7 30 (14.85%) .NET
8 29 (14.36%) ASP.NET
9 23 (11.39%) HTML
9 23 (11.39%) Web Services
10 20 (9.90%) jQuery
11 11 (5.45%) CSS
12 9 (4.46%) ATL
13 8 (3.96%) AngularJS
13 8 (3.96%) HTML5
14 6 (2.97%) QML
15 5 (2.48%) Ajax
15 5 (2.48%) Angular 2
15 5 (2.48%) COM
16 4 (1.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 117 (57.92%) Computer Science
2 74 (36.63%) Algorithms
3 50 (24.75%) Client/Server
4 35 (17.33%) CUDA
5 21 (10.40%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (6.44%) Mobile App
8 11 (5.45%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.48%) iPad
9 5 (2.48%) User Experience
10 4 (1.98%) Robotics
11 1 (0.50%) 3D Printing
11 1 (0.50%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.50%) Cyber Warfare
11 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.50%) Pocket PC
11 1 (0.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 159 (78.71%) Windows
2 26 (12.87%) Linux
3 15 (7.43%) Unix
4 11 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.46%) Android
6 4 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (86.63%) Software Engineering
2 79 (39.11%) Multithreading
3 71 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (30.20%) Mathematics
5 59 (29.21%) TDD
6 55 (27.23%) Physics
7 50 (24.75%) OOD
8 42 (20.79%) Multithreaded Programming
9 33 (16.34%) UML
10 18 (8.91%) OO
11 17 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.94%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (5.94%) OOP
13 10 (4.95%) CAE
14 9 (4.46%) Creative Thinking
14 9 (4.46%) Issue Tracking
15 8 (3.96%) Mobile Application Development
16 7 (3.47%) Customer Requirements
17 6 (2.97%) SDLC
17 6 (2.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 199 (98.51%) C++
2 122 (60.40%) C#
3 71 (35.15%) SQL
4 47 (23.27%) Python
5 28 (13.86%) JavaScript
6 27 (13.37%) Java
7 20 (9.90%) Objective-C
8 18 (8.91%) VC++
9 16 (7.92%) C
10 10 (4.95%) Fortran
11 3 (1.49%) Lua
12 2 (0.99%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 116 (57.43%) Degree
2 59 (29.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (24.75%) PhD
4 19 (9.41%) MCP
4 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.95%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.99%) ISEB
6 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.48%) Xamarin
3 2 (0.99%) HP
3 2 (0.99%) Intel
4 1 (0.50%) ANSYS
4 1 (0.50%) ESRI