Period
to 21 February 2019

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 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 984 981 1061
Rank change year-on-year -3 +80 +1
Permanent jobs citing MFC 112 220 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.12% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 90 215 133
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £33,275 £31,550 £36,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +18.75%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 60,020 71,469 69,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.68% 40.53% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49,202 60,372 59,773
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for MFC in the UK

MFC
Top 11 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 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
England -20 110 £55,000 +15.79% 29
UK excluding London -20 109 £55,000 +15.79% 25
South East -46 83 £63,750 +34.21% 9
South West +11 13 £38,750 -13.89% 2
East Midlands +36 5 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Midlands +29 5 £37,500 +4.90% 1
North of England +53 3 £35,000 -6.67% 5
East of England +41 3 £50,000 +25.00% 4
London +33 3 £91,250 +56.65% 8
North West +18 3 £35,000 -3.45% 2
Scotland +11 2 £30,000 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT jobs citing MFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MFC.

1 112 (100.00%) C++
2 81 (72.32%) STL
3 70 (62.50%) Multithreading
4 64 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 63 (56.25%) C#
6 54 (48.21%) Visual Studio
7 46 (41.07%) C
7 46 (41.07%) SQL
7 46 (41.07%) SDLC
8 44 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 44 (39.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 42 (37.50%) TDD
10 41 (36.61%) Windows
11 40 (35.71%) COM
12 35 (31.25%) OO
13 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (27.68%) .NET
15 30 (26.79%) SOA
16 27 (24.11%) XML
16 27 (24.11%) Degree
17 24 (21.43%) Computer Science
18 23 (20.54%) Web Services
19 22 (19.64%) .NET Framework
20 20 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
21 14 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
22 13 (11.61%) Algorithms
22 13 (11.61%) OpenGL
23 12 (10.71%) WPF
24 10 (8.93%) Qt
24 10 (8.93%) Memory Management

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 (0.89%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.89%) Confluence
1 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) GIS
3 1 (0.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (48.21%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.25%) JIRA
3 7 (6.25%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.57%) CruiseControl
4 4 (3.57%) Gemini Tracker
4 4 (3.57%) Hudson
4 4 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.89%) CMake
6 1 (0.89%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.89%) JUnit
6 1 (0.89%) NUnit
6 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Electronics
2 3 (2.68%) Games
3 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (51.79%) C++ Developer
1 58 (51.79%) Developer
2 57 (50.89%) Software Engineer
3 52 (46.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 47 (41.96%) C++ Software Developer
5 39 (34.82%) Software Developer
6 24 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
7 23 (20.54%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.46%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.46%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (4.46%) C++ Applications Developer
9 5 (4.46%) C++ Programmer
9 5 (4.46%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (4.46%) EPoS Developer
9 5 (4.46%) EPoS Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Programmer
10 4 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (72.32%) STL
2 44 (39.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 40 (35.71%) COM
4 31 (27.68%) .NET
5 27 (24.11%) XML
6 23 (20.54%) Web Services
7 22 (19.64%) .NET Framework
8 13 (11.61%) OpenGL
9 12 (10.71%) WPF
10 10 (8.93%) ATL
10 10 (8.93%) Qt
11 9 (8.04%) HTML
12 6 (5.36%) Direct3D
12 6 (5.36%) DirectX
13 5 (4.46%) CSS
14 4 (3.57%) HTML5
14 4 (3.57%) WinForms
15 3 (2.68%) Node.js
16 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
17 1 (0.89%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (11.61%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.46%) EPoS
4 5 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.68%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.61%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (62.50%) Multithreading
2 64 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 46 (41.07%) SDLC
4 42 (37.50%) TDD
5 35 (31.25%) OO
6 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (26.79%) SOA
8 24 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 10 (8.93%) Memory Management
9 10 (8.93%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (8.93%) OOD
10 7 (6.25%) Mathematics
11 6 (5.36%) Multithreaded Programming
12 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.46%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.57%) Issue Tracking
13 4 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
14 3 (2.68%) Integration Testing
14 3 (2.68%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) C++
2 63 (56.25%) C#
3 46 (41.07%) C
3 46 (41.07%) SQL
4 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.46%) VC++
6 3 (2.68%) Java
7 2 (1.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.89%) VB
8 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.89%) VB6
8 1 (0.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (24.11%) Degree
2 20 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 44 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.89%) ESRI