Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK > England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 958 989 1001
Rank change year-on-year +31 +12 -39
Permanent jobs citing MFC 210 156 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 202 149 244
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £63,375
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

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 66,692 65,531 73,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.00% 40.76% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 56,024 56,098 64,100
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +40 131 £47,500 - 10
East of England -7 28 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Midlands +18 22 £48,000 +6.67% 5
South West -7 20 £45,000 -21.74% 2
West Midlands +15 16 £48,000 +9.71% 3
North of England +4 6 £35,500 +1.43% 3
East Midlands +3 6 £32,500 -43.48% 2
Yorkshire +31 3 £36,000 +20.00% 1
London -39 3 £75,000 +114.29% 3
North West - 2 £33,750 - 2
North East -25 1 £37,500 -6.25%
MFC
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 197 (93.81%) C++
2 164 (78.10%) Software Engineering
3 161 (76.67%) C#
4 148 (70.48%) Windows
5 120 (57.14%) Visual Studio
6 110 (52.38%) STL
7 92 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (42.38%) Degree
9 88 (41.90%) TDD
10 87 (41.43%) Computer Science
11 76 (36.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 70 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
13 67 (31.90%) Multithreading
14 65 (30.95%) SQL
15 64 (30.48%) UML
16 55 (26.19%) WPF
17 42 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 42 (20.00%) C
18 34 (16.19%) XML
19 31 (14.76%) WinForms
19 31 (14.76%) Algorithms
20 28 (13.33%) SDLC
20 28 (13.33%) Web Services
21 26 (12.38%) SQL Server
21 26 (12.38%) Mathematics
22 25 (11.90%) COM
22 25 (11.90%) Client/Server
22 25 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
22 25 (11.90%) Multithreaded Programming
23 24 (11.43%) .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 4 (1.90%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.19%) IaaS
1 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (6.19%) PaaS
2 5 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.33%) Broadband
2 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.95%) HTTP
3 2 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.43%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) Big Data
3 1 (0.48%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 120 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.10%) WiX
3 13 (6.19%) MSI
4 12 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.81%) Subversion
6 6 (2.86%) Bugzilla
6 6 (2.86%) CruiseControl
6 6 (2.86%) Gemini Tracker
6 6 (2.86%) Hudson
6 6 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.95%) JIRA
7 2 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (6.67%) Finance
2 9 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.38%) Automotive
5 4 (1.90%) Law
6 3 (1.43%) Electronics
6 3 (1.43%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.95%) Avionics
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 143 (68.10%) Software Engineer
2 114 (54.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 77 (36.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 57 (27.14%) Developer
4 57 (27.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 29 (13.81%) UI Developer
6 20 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 17 (8.10%) C# WPF Developer
7 17 (8.10%) WPF Developer
8 15 (7.14%) C++ Developer
8 15 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
9 12 (5.71%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.29%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (3.33%) Senior C++ Developer
12 5 (2.38%) Senior Software Developer
13 4 (1.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 4 (1.90%) UI Engineer
13 4 (1.90%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (52.38%) STL
2 76 (36.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 55 (26.19%) WPF
4 34 (16.19%) XML
5 31 (14.76%) WinForms
6 28 (13.33%) Web Services
7 25 (11.90%) COM
8 24 (11.43%) .NET
9 23 (10.95%) Qt
10 17 (8.10%) HTML
11 15 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 15 (7.14%) Entity Framework
12 13 (6.19%) AngularJS
12 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (6.19%) CSS
12 13 (6.19%) Dapper ORM
12 13 (6.19%) NHibernate
12 13 (6.19%) WCF
13 12 (5.71%) OpenGL
14 10 (4.76%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 87 (41.43%) Computer Science
2 31 (14.76%) Algorithms
3 25 (11.90%) Client/Server
3 25 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (5.71%) CUDA
6 8 (3.81%) 3D Graphics
6 8 (3.81%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (3.33%) Cyber Warfare
8 4 (1.90%) Robotics
8 4 (1.90%) User Experience
9 2 (0.95%) 3D Printing
9 2 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.95%) VHDL
10 1 (0.48%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 148 (70.48%) Windows
2 6 (2.86%) Linux
3 3 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (78.10%) Software Engineering
2 92 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (41.90%) TDD
4 67 (31.90%) Multithreading
5 64 (30.48%) UML
6 28 (13.33%) SDLC
7 26 (12.38%) Mathematics
8 25 (11.90%) Multithreaded Programming
9 23 (10.95%) Unit Testing
10 16 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (6.67%) Physics
13 11 (5.24%) OO
13 11 (5.24%) Test Automation
14 10 (4.76%) OOD
15 7 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (3.33%) Data Encryption
15 7 (3.33%) Information Assurance
15 7 (3.33%) Mathematical Modelling
15 7 (3.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 197 (93.81%) C++
2 161 (76.67%) C#
3 65 (30.95%) SQL
4 42 (20.00%) C
5 16 (7.62%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.14%) VC++
7 14 (6.67%) Python
8 8 (3.81%) XAML
9 5 (2.38%) Java
10 2 (0.95%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.95%) Fortran
10 2 (0.95%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.95%) VB
11 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (42.38%) Degree
2 70 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.24%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.81%) PhD
5 4 (1.90%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.19%) Hyper-V
1 13 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
1 13 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (6.19%) SCCM
1 13 (6.19%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.95%) SELinux
Vendors
1 42 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.19%) VMware
3 6 (2.86%) Oracle
4 4 (1.90%) ESRI
5 2 (0.95%) Capita
5 2 (0.95%) Intel