Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 327 295
Rank change year-on-year +4 -32 +28
Permanent jobs citing MFC 5 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.049% 0.044% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.12% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 25
West Midlands median annual salary £45,750 £23,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +98.91% -34.29% -15.15%
10th Percentile £40,775 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £49,325 £33,963 £42,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3907 4050 3811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.42% 35.26% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3363 3452 3422
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,950 £58,750 £56,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MFC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MFC in the West Midlands

MFC
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for MFC in the West Midlands

MFC
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Warwickshire - 4 £41,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
MFC
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MFC.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Lua
2 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (60.00%) Game Development
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) SELinux
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ATL
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Memory Management

MFC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Game Development
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design
3 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Lua
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SELinux