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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 784 801
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17  
Permanent jobs citing MFC 96 129 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 88 123 165
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 36508 38298 42245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.97% 38.94% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30684 33260 36138
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +4 81 £42,500 +6.25% 15
South East +8 26 £47,500 +18.75% 6
East of England +4 26 £40,000 -20.00% 5
London +13 14 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Bedfordshire +27 13 £42,500 -15.00%
West End of London +11 13 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -13 13 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cambridge -18 11 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Berkshire +32 8 £85,000 +61.90% 1
Bracknell +28 8 £85,000 +61.90% 1
South West +1 8 £57,500 +33.72%
West Sussex -15 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Burgess Hill +31 7 £47,500 - 2
Dorset +5 7 £57,500 +35.29%
Bournemouth - 7 £57,500 -
Edinburgh - 7 £41,000 -
Scotland - 7 £41,000 -
Hampshire -1 6 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Southampton +17 4 £65,000 +73.33% 1
South Wales - 4 £45,000 -
Wales - 4 £45,000 -
Surrey +23 3 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +12 3 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Worcestershire -4 2 £44,500 +50.84%
North East - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Fareham - 2 £41,250 -
Crawley +2 1 £39,500 +1.28%
Wiltshire 0 1 £35,000 -18.60%
Malvern -4 1 £47,500 +97.91%

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 174 (95.08%) C++
2 148 (80.87%) C#
3 121 (66.12%) Software Engineering
4 106 (57.92%) Windows
5 75 (40.98%) STL
6 64 (34.97%) .NET
7 62 (33.88%) Degree
8 60 (32.79%) SQL
9 56 (30.60%) Visual Studio
10 55 (30.05%) Computer Science
11 53 (28.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 53 (28.96%) JavaScript
12 52 (28.42%) Java
13 49 (26.78%) C
13 49 (26.78%) ASP.NET
13 49 (26.78%) Microsoft
14 42 (22.95%) Multithreading
15 41 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (21.31%) OpenGL
17 38 (20.77%) HTML
18 37 (20.22%) TDD
19 36 (19.67%) Mobile App
20 34 (18.58%) SQL Server
20 34 (18.58%) Linux
20 34 (18.58%) Python
21 33 (18.03%) CSS
21 33 (18.03%) Qt
22 31 (16.94%) ATL
22 31 (16.94%) OO
23 29 (15.85%) WPF

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:

Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.65%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.10%) Wireless
3 11 (6.01%) RS-232
3 11 (6.01%) RS-485
4 10 (5.46%) Ethernet
5 9 (4.92%) GPRS
5 9 (4.92%) GSM
6 4 (2.19%) Bluetooth
7 3 (1.64%) Multicast
7 3 (1.64%) SSL
8 1 (0.55%) Network Security
8 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.83%) MySQL
3 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.55%) DB2
4 1 (0.55%) MS Access
4 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 56 (30.60%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.56%) NUnit
2 12 (6.56%) Subversion
3 9 (4.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.73%) Bugzilla
5 5 (2.73%) CruiseControl
5 5 (2.73%) Hudson
6 4 (2.19%) InstallShield
7 3 (1.64%) FxCop
7 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.64%) JUnit
7 3 (1.64%) MSTest
7 3 (1.64%) StyleCop
7 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.55%) Qt Creator
8 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.55%) XMLSpy
General
1 20 (10.93%) Games
2 11 (6.01%) Electronics
3 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.19%) Military
5 2 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Finance
6 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (62.84%) Software Engineer
2 83 (45.36%) C++ Software Engineer
3 66 (36.07%) Developer
4 36 (19.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 34 (18.58%) C++ Developer
6 33 (18.03%) C# Developer
7 32 (17.49%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (9.84%) C# Software Engineer
9 17 (9.29%) Software Developer
10 15 (8.20%) .NET Developer
11 14 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (7.65%) Principal Engineer
11 14 (7.65%) Principal Software Engineer
12 11 (6.01%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (6.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (6.01%) Embedded Engineer
12 11 (6.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 11 (6.01%) Senior C# Software Engineer
13 10 (5.46%) C++ Software Developer
13 10 (5.46%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (40.98%) STL
2 64 (34.97%) .NET
3 53 (28.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 49 (26.78%) ASP.NET
5 39 (21.31%) OpenGL
6 38 (20.77%) HTML
7 33 (18.03%) CSS
7 33 (18.03%) Qt
8 31 (16.94%) ATL
9 29 (15.85%) WPF
10 24 (13.11%) COM
11 20 (10.93%) XML
12 15 (8.20%) Ajax
12 15 (8.20%) HTML5
12 15 (8.20%) jQuery
13 13 (7.10%) AngularJS
13 13 (7.10%) WCF
13 13 (7.10%) Web Services
14 12 (6.56%) .NET Framework
15 10 (5.46%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (30.05%) Computer Science
2 36 (19.67%) Mobile App
3 27 (14.75%) Algorithms
4 19 (10.38%) 3D Graphics
4 19 (10.38%) iPad
5 16 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.92%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (4.92%) Home Automation
7 3 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.64%) User Experience
8 2 (1.09%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.09%) Life Science
8 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.55%) AS400
9 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.55%) Pocket PC
9 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 106 (57.92%) Windows
2 34 (18.58%) Linux
3 17 (9.29%) Apple iOS
4 16 (8.74%) Android
5 7 (3.83%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.19%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.64%) Unix
8 2 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (66.12%) Software Engineering
2 42 (22.95%) Multithreading
3 41 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (20.22%) TDD
5 31 (16.94%) OO
6 29 (15.85%) SDLC
7 25 (13.66%) Web Development
8 24 (13.11%) Mathematics
9 23 (12.57%) OOD
10 21 (11.48%) Mobile Application Development
10 21 (11.48%) Physics
10 21 (11.48%) UML
11 20 (10.93%) OOP
12 19 (10.38%) CAE
13 15 (8.20%) 3D Modelling
13 15 (8.20%) Test Automation
14 14 (7.65%) Embedded Software Development
14 14 (7.65%) Mobile Development
15 12 (6.56%) MVVM
15 12 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 174 (95.08%) C++
2 148 (80.87%) C#
3 60 (32.79%) SQL
4 53 (28.96%) JavaScript
5 52 (28.42%) Java
6 49 (26.78%) C
7 34 (18.58%) Python
8 20 (10.93%) Objective-C
9 19 (10.38%) Fortran
10 17 (9.29%) Embedded C++
11 15 (8.20%) Embedded C
12 10 (5.46%) VC++
13 4 (2.19%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.64%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.55%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.55%) C++/CLI
16 1 (0.55%) COBOL
16 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (33.88%) Degree
2 25 (13.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (10.38%) Numerate Degree
3 19 (10.38%) PhD
4 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.56%) MCP
6 5 (2.73%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.01%) Firmware
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) SELinux
Vendors
1 49 (26.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.84%) Xamarin
3 9 (4.92%) EMC
3 9 (4.92%) NEC
4 3 (1.64%) ILOG
5 1 (0.55%) Google
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
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Burgess Hill, West Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
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Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum Salary DOE, Pension, Health, Life In
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