Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 430 508 531
Rank change year-on-year +78 +23 +6
Permanent jobs citing MFC 122 79 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 0.59% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 120 90 109
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95% +25.71%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £22,400
90th Percentile £57,750 £58,750 £56,000
England 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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12794 13491 16414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.10% 38.34% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 11867 14214
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,603
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.21% +9.01%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MFC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MFC in the South East

MFC
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for MFC in the South East

MFC
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MFC in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MFC in the South East

MFC
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley +69 50 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Sussex +20 49 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Oxfordshire - 30 £47,500 - 2
Hampshire +18 16 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 15 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey +15 7 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +35 5 £85,000 +61.90%
MFC
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for MFC.

1 120 (98.36%) C++
2 117 (95.90%) Software Engineering
3 99 (81.15%) Windows
4 76 (62.30%) Degree
4 76 (62.30%) Computer Science
5 70 (57.38%) Multithreading
6 68 (55.74%) C#
7 67 (54.92%) Visual Studio
8 66 (54.10%) STL
9 61 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (44.26%) Algorithms
11 52 (42.62%) TDD
12 49 (40.16%) Qt
13 46 (37.70%) SQL
14 43 (35.25%) Mathematics
15 41 (33.61%) Physics
16 38 (31.15%) OpenGL
17 37 (30.33%) WinForms
17 37 (30.33%) OOD
17 37 (30.33%) PhD
17 37 (30.33%) Git (software)
18 36 (29.51%) Multithreaded Programming
19 35 (28.69%) Computer Science Degree
20 33 (27.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 32 (26.23%) XML
21 32 (26.23%) Client/Server
22 31 (25.41%) Python
23 30 (24.59%) CUDA
24 28 (22.95%) UML
25 23 (18.85%) Amazon AWS

MFC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (1.64%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) MySQL
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 67 (54.92%) Visual Studio
2 37 (30.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.74%) Bugzilla
3 7 (5.74%) CruiseControl
3 7 (5.74%) Hudson
3 7 (5.74%) Subversion
3 7 (5.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.82%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (2.46%) Electronics
1 3 (2.46%) Games
2 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (95.90%) Software Engineer
2 97 (79.51%) C++ Software Engineer
3 59 (48.36%) Senior Software Engineer
4 40 (32.79%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Developer
8 3 (2.46%) C++ Developer
9 2 (1.64%) CMS Developer
10 1 (0.82%) Analyst
10 1 (0.82%) C++ Programmer
10 1 (0.82%) C++ Software Developer
10 1 (0.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 1 (0.82%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (0.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 1 (0.82%) QA Analyst
10 1 (0.82%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (0.82%) Software Programmer
10 1 (0.82%) Test Analyst
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (54.10%) STL
2 49 (40.16%) Qt
3 38 (31.15%) OpenGL
4 37 (30.33%) WinForms
5 33 (27.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 32 (26.23%) XML
7 20 (16.39%) Web Services
8 5 (4.10%) COM
9 4 (3.28%) QML
10 3 (2.46%) .NET
10 3 (2.46%) ActiveX
10 3 (2.46%) ATL
11 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.64%) OpenCV
11 2 (1.64%) WPF
12 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.82%) CSS
12 1 (0.82%) HTML
12 1 (0.82%) WCF
12 1 (0.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (62.30%) Computer Science
2 54 (44.26%) Algorithms
3 32 (26.23%) Client/Server
4 30 (24.59%) CUDA
5 19 (15.57%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.28%) Robotics
7 2 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (81.15%) Windows
2 15 (12.30%) Linux
3 14 (11.48%) Unix
4 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (95.90%) Software Engineering
2 70 (57.38%) Multithreading
3 61 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (42.62%) TDD
5 43 (35.25%) Mathematics
6 41 (33.61%) Physics
7 37 (30.33%) OOD
8 36 (29.51%) Multithreaded Programming
9 28 (22.95%) UML
10 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.74%) Issue Tracking
12 5 (4.10%) SDLC
13 4 (3.28%) Computer Vision
13 4 (3.28%) Data Management
14 2 (1.64%) E-Commerce
14 2 (1.64%) Web Development
15 1 (0.82%) Defect Management
15 1 (0.82%) Integration Testing
15 1 (0.82%) Test Automation
15 1 (0.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 120 (98.36%) C++
2 68 (55.74%) C#
3 46 (37.70%) SQL
4 31 (25.41%) Python
5 10 (8.20%) VC++
6 5 (4.10%) C
7 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 76 (62.30%) Degree
2 37 (30.33%) PhD
3 35 (28.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.82%) ISEB
4 1 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.82%) HP