Period
to 23 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 937 1022 1036
Rank change year-on-year +85 +14 -81
Permanent jobs citing MFC 212 132 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 209 133 214
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,350 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +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 67,395 65,586 76,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.87% 39.61% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 57,327 56,838 66,684
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 February 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 February 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 +99 166 £47,500 -7.32% 17
East of England -17 15 £47,500 +11.76% 12
South West +18 12 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Midlands +23 11 £35,750 -28.50% 2
West Midlands +5 7 £46,500 +6.29% 1
North of England +2 7 £37,500 -2.60% 6
East Midlands +10 4 £34,000 -32.00% 1
North East -24 3 £37,500 -13.29% 1
North West -17 2 £36,250 -1.36% 3
London -26 2 £58,250 +29.44% 5
Yorkshire - 2 £38,000 - 2
MFC
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 203 (95.75%) C++
2 179 (84.43%) Software Engineering
3 166 (78.30%) Windows
4 134 (63.21%) C#
5 117 (55.19%) Degree
5 117 (55.19%) Computer Science
6 109 (51.42%) STL
7 106 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 93 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (40.57%) Multithreading
10 83 (39.15%) TDD
11 77 (36.32%) Computer Science Degree
12 74 (34.91%) SQL
13 60 (28.30%) Algorithms
13 60 (28.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 59 (27.83%) Qt
15 57 (26.89%) UML
16 49 (23.11%) XML
17 47 (22.17%) Client/Server
17 47 (22.17%) Mathematics
17 47 (22.17%) Multithreaded Programming
18 42 (19.81%) OpenGL
18 42 (19.81%) Python
18 42 (19.81%) WinForms
19 41 (19.34%) CUDA
20 39 (18.40%) Physics
21 36 (16.98%) PhD
22 35 (16.51%) OOD
22 35 (16.51%) Git (software)
23 34 (16.04%) Web Services

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 (0.94%) CMS
2 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Abaqus
1 1 (0.47%) NASTRAN
1 1 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.83%) IaaS
2 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.89%) Broadband
3 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.42%) MySQL
3 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Big Data
4 1 (0.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 106 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 35 (16.51%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.83%) MSI
3 6 (2.83%) Subversion
3 6 (2.83%) WiX
4 5 (2.36%) Bugzilla
4 5 (2.36%) CruiseControl
4 5 (2.36%) Gemini Tracker
4 5 (2.36%) Hudson
4 5 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.94%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 4 (1.89%) Electronics
1 4 (1.89%) Games
1 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.42%) Finance
3 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
3 2 (0.94%) Automotive
3 2 (0.94%) Avionics
3 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 177 (83.49%) Software Engineer
2 146 (68.87%) C++ Software Engineer
3 87 (41.04%) Senior Software Engineer
4 59 (27.83%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 26 (12.26%) Developer
6 10 (4.72%) C++ Developer
7 7 (3.30%) C# Developer
7 7 (3.30%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (2.36%) .NET Developer
8 5 (2.36%) Software Developer
8 5 (2.36%) UI Developer
9 4 (1.89%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (1.89%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 3 (1.42%) Architect
10 3 (1.42%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (1.42%) C++ Programmer
10 3 (1.42%) Programmer
10 3 (1.42%) Senior Developer
10 3 (1.42%) Software Architect
10 3 (1.42%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (51.42%) STL
2 60 (28.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 59 (27.83%) Qt
4 49 (23.11%) XML
5 42 (19.81%) OpenGL
5 42 (19.81%) WinForms
6 34 (16.04%) Web Services
7 20 (9.43%) .NET
8 19 (8.96%) WPF
9 16 (7.55%) HTML
10 11 (5.19%) CSS
11 8 (3.77%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.77%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.77%) WCF
12 7 (3.30%) jQuery
13 6 (2.83%) .NET Framework
13 6 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (2.83%) Dapper ORM
13 6 (2.83%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.83%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 117 (55.19%) Computer Science
2 60 (28.30%) Algorithms
3 47 (22.17%) Client/Server
4 41 (19.34%) CUDA
5 30 (14.15%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.36%) Cyber Warfare
7 4 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.89%) Robotics
8 2 (0.94%) 3D Printing
8 2 (0.94%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 166 (78.30%) Windows
2 13 (6.13%) Linux
3 10 (4.72%) Unix
4 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.94%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (84.43%) Software Engineering
2 93 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (40.57%) Multithreading
4 83 (39.15%) TDD
5 57 (26.89%) UML
6 47 (22.17%) Mathematics
6 47 (22.17%) Multithreaded Programming
7 39 (18.40%) Physics
8 35 (16.51%) OOD
9 21 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (3.77%) OO
11 7 (3.30%) Test Automation
12 6 (2.83%) Mathematical Modelling
12 6 (2.83%) SDLC
13 5 (2.36%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (2.36%) Data Encryption
13 5 (2.36%) Information Assurance
13 5 (2.36%) Issue Tracking
14 4 (1.89%) Computer Vision
14 4 (1.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 203 (95.75%) C++
2 134 (63.21%) C#
3 74 (34.91%) SQL
4 42 (19.81%) Python
5 24 (11.32%) VC++
6 15 (7.08%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.60%) C
8 8 (3.77%) Java
9 5 (2.36%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.94%) Fortran
10 2 (0.94%) VB
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (55.19%) Degree
2 77 (36.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (16.98%) PhD
4 6 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.89%) MCP
6 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.94%) ISEB
7 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (2.83%) Hyper-V
1 6 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.83%) SCCM
1 6 (2.83%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (7.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.83%) VMware
3 3 (1.42%) Intel
4 2 (0.94%) HP
5 1 (0.47%) ANSYS