The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for MFC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
England / South West
Rank 238 248 238
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10  
Permanent jobs citing MFC 2 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.039% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.091% 0.35% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 14
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2201 2313 2563
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.27% 39.56% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 1956 2323
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing MFC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for MFC in the South West

MFC
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for MFC in the South West

MFC
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Gloucestershire -4 1 - -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West region with a requirement for MFC.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) DHTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Java Development Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 1 (33.33%) ADO
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) COM+
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) DCOM
2 1 (33.33%) DHTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) ODBC
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft