Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 226 221
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +20
Permanent jobs citing MFC 8 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.32% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 20
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.68% +23.38% -
10th Percentile £39,000 £43,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £42,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

MFC is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2079 2182 2361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.82% 37.62% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1277 1488
Scotland median annual salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for MFC in Scotland

MFC
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MFC in Scotland

MFC
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Edinburgh - 8 £41,000 -
MFC
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MFC.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) STL
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) React

MFC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) C++ Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (12.50%) React
1 1 (12.50%) STL
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree