The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 758 818 826
Rank change year-on-year +60 +8  
Permanent jobs citing MFC 94 132 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89 121 135
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34444 40113 40673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.29% 38.36% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29393 34564 34560
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

MFC
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MFC in the UK

MFC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MFC over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MFC in the UK

MFC
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +44 91 £45,000 +12.50% 15
South East +61 54 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Berkshire +51 24 £52,500 - 2
Bracknell +29 24 £52,500 - 2
East of England +40 15 £35,000 -2.77% 2
London +44 13 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 12 £35,000 -2.77% 2
West Sussex -4 10 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Hampshire +18 9 £60,000 +71.42% 3
East Sussex - 9 £45,000 -
Brighton - 9 £45,000 -
Fareham - 8 £60,000 - 2
West End of London - 7 £35,000 - 1
Burgess Hill - 6 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge 0 4 £57,500 +59.72% 1
West Midlands +21 3 £45,000 +80.00%
Crawley 0 3 £39,500 -1.25%
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
South West +26 2 £40,000 -4.76%
Birmingham +19 2 £43,750 +40.00%
Scotland +9 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £57,500 - 1
North East - 2 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £57,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +40 1 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Horsham +3 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Bristol -1 1 £40,000 +26.98%

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for MFC.

1 137 (93.20%) C++
2 104 (70.75%) C#
3 91 (61.90%) Software Engineering
4 67 (45.58%) STL
5 61 (41.50%) Windows
6 59 (40.14%) SQL
7 54 (36.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 52 (35.37%) Visual Studio
9 50 (34.01%) Microsoft
10 48 (32.65%) C
10 48 (32.65%) Multithreading
11 46 (31.29%) .NET
12 43 (29.25%) Degree
13 42 (28.57%) JavaScript
14 41 (27.89%) SDLC
15 37 (25.17%) Java
16 36 (24.49%) TDD
17 35 (23.81%) ASP.NET
18 34 (23.13%) COM
18 34 (23.13%) HTML
19 32 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (20.41%) Computer Science
21 27 (18.37%) CSS
21 27 (18.37%) WPF
21 27 (18.37%) Web Development
22 26 (17.69%) Qt
23 25 (17.01%) XML
23 25 (17.01%) ATL
24 24 (16.33%) OpenGL
25 22 (14.97%) SQL Server

MFC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (0.68%) Apache
1 1 (0.68%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.40%) MS Office
2 3 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.61%) TCP/IP
2 17 (11.56%) RS-232
2 17 (11.56%) RS-485
3 14 (9.52%) Wireless
4 8 (5.44%) Ethernet
4 8 (5.44%) GPRS
4 8 (5.44%) GSM
5 6 (4.08%) Bluetooth
6 3 (2.04%) Multicast
6 3 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) MySQL
3 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 52 (35.37%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.88%) NUnit
3 5 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.72%) Subversion
5 3 (2.04%) FxCop
5 3 (2.04%) InstallShield
5 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.04%) JUnit
5 3 (2.04%) MSTest
5 3 (2.04%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.68%) Hudson
7 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (6.80%) Games
2 9 (6.12%) Electronics
3 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.04%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.36%) Finance
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (60.54%) Software Engineer
2 71 (48.30%) C++ Software Engineer
3 54 (36.73%) Developer
4 29 (19.73%) C# Developer
5 26 (17.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 25 (17.01%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 24 (16.33%) C++ Developer
8 17 (11.56%) Embedded Engineer
8 17 (11.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 15 (10.20%) Software Developer
10 10 (6.80%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) C# Web Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Web Developer
11 9 (6.12%) .NET Developer
11 9 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (6.12%) C++ Software Developer
11 9 (6.12%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 9 (6.12%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (5.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.44%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (45.58%) STL
2 54 (36.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 46 (31.29%) .NET
4 35 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 34 (23.13%) COM
5 34 (23.13%) HTML
6 27 (18.37%) CSS
6 27 (18.37%) WPF
7 26 (17.69%) Qt
8 25 (17.01%) ATL
8 25 (17.01%) XML
9 24 (16.33%) OpenGL
10 18 (12.24%) .NET Framework
11 16 (10.88%) WCF
12 14 (9.52%) Entity Framework
12 14 (9.52%) Web Services
13 13 (8.84%) NHibernate
13 13 (8.84%) WinForms
14 9 (6.12%) Ajax
15 6 (4.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.41%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.84%) iPad
3 12 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.12%) Device Driver
4 9 (6.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (5.44%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.44%) Home Automation
6 7 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (2.72%) Life Science
8 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.68%) AS400
9 1 (0.68%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.68%) Derivative
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.68%) Robotics
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (41.50%) Windows
2 20 (13.61%) Linux
3 3 (2.04%) Android
3 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.04%) Unix
4 2 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (61.90%) Software Engineering
2 48 (32.65%) Multithreading
3 41 (27.89%) SDLC
4 36 (24.49%) TDD
5 32 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (18.37%) Web Development
7 21 (14.29%) UML
8 17 (11.56%) Mathematics
9 16 (10.88%) MVVM
10 15 (10.20%) MVC
11 14 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
11 14 (9.52%) OO
12 12 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (7.48%) Physics
14 9 (6.12%) 3D Modelling
14 9 (6.12%) Feasibility Study
14 9 (6.12%) Mobile Development
15 8 (5.44%) Scrum
16 7 (4.76%) CAE
16 7 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 137 (93.20%) C++
2 104 (70.75%) C#
3 59 (40.14%) SQL
4 48 (32.65%) C
5 42 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 37 (25.17%) Java
7 18 (12.24%) Python
8 17 (11.56%) Embedded C++
9 9 (6.12%) Embedded C
9 9 (6.12%) Objective-C
10 8 (5.44%) VC++
11 7 (4.76%) Fortran
12 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.68%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.68%) COBOL
14 1 (0.68%) PHP
14 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (29.25%) Degree
2 10 (6.80%) PhD
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.80%) Firmware
2 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (34.01%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.48%) Xamarin
3 8 (5.44%) EMC
3 8 (5.44%) NEC
4 2 (1.36%) ILOG
5 1 (0.68%) Google
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