The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 129 109 139
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.051% 0.57% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 1.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -47.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Cocoa
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
811 744 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.63% 46.91% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 699 663 830
Average salary £35,309 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.88% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cocoa across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cocoa
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cocoa across the Cheshire region.

Cocoa Salary Trend in Cheshire

Cocoa
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cocoa also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cocoa.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (100.00%) UIKit
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cocoa also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cocoa. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (100.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby