The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 281 288 294
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 50 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 0.85% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 34
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Cocoa
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4412 4600 5060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.03% 37.97% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4149 4753
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cocoa
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Cocoa Salary Trend in the City of London

Cocoa
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cocoa across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Cocoa Salary Histogram in the City of London

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 103 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 97 (94.17%) Apple iOS
3 89 (86.41%) Objective-C
4 78 (75.73%) iOS SDK
5 61 (59.22%) Cocoa Touch
6 49 (47.57%) OO
7 40 (38.83%) iPhone
8 39 (37.86%) Xcode
8 39 (37.86%) Social Network
9 38 (36.89%) Scrum
10 30 (29.13%) JSON
11 28 (27.18%) TDD
11 28 (27.18%) iPad
12 25 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (22.33%) Android
13 23 (22.33%) Mobile App
14 22 (21.36%) Java
15 18 (17.48%) Computer Science
15 18 (17.48%) Degree
16 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
16 17 (16.50%) XML
16 17 (16.50%) OOP
17 16 (15.53%) OOD
18 15 (14.56%) HTTP
18 15 (14.56%) Client/Server
18 15 (14.56%) Multithreading
18 15 (14.56%) MVC
18 15 (14.56%) Games
18 15 (14.56%) UIKit
19 14 (13.59%) OpenGL ES

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) HTTP
2 7 (6.80%) Internet
Development Applications
1 39 (37.86%) Xcode
2 7 (6.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.94%) Subversion
5 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (14.56%) Games
2 6 (5.83%) Automotive
2 6 (5.83%) Retail
3 5 (4.85%) Multimedia
3 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (94.17%) Developer
2 96 (93.20%) iOS Developer
3 32 (31.07%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (13.59%) Senior iOS Developer
4 14 (13.59%) Senior Developer
5 4 (3.88%) Lead Developer
6 3 (2.91%) Team Leader
7 2 (1.94%) Junior Developer
7 2 (1.94%) Junior iOS Developer
7 2 (1.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (75.73%) iOS SDK
2 61 (59.22%) Cocoa Touch
3 30 (29.13%) JSON
4 17 (16.50%) XML
5 15 (14.56%) UIKit
6 14 (13.59%) OpenGL ES
6 14 (13.59%) OpenGL
6 14 (13.59%) Ajax
6 14 (13.59%) SOAP
7 9 (8.74%) REST
8 7 (6.80%) RESTful
8 7 (6.80%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (5.83%) Sencha Touch
9 6 (5.83%) Xamarin.iOS
10 5 (4.85%) Web Services
11 3 (2.91%) HTML
12 2 (1.94%) CSS
12 2 (1.94%) CSS3
12 2 (1.94%) HTML5
13 1 (0.97%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.83%) iPhone
2 39 (37.86%) Social Network
3 28 (27.18%) iPad
4 23 (22.33%) Mobile App
5 18 (17.48%) Computer Science
6 15 (14.56%) Client/Server
7 14 (13.59%) Online Games
8 13 (12.62%) Blackberry
9 7 (6.80%) N-Tier
10 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (2.91%) Social Media
12 1 (0.97%) New Media
12 1 (0.97%) DTV
12 1 (0.97%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.97%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.97%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 97 (94.17%) Apple iOS
2 23 (22.33%) Android
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 49 (47.57%) OO
3 38 (36.89%) Scrum
4 28 (27.18%) TDD
5 25 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (16.50%) OOP
6 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
7 16 (15.53%) OOD
8 15 (14.56%) MVC
8 15 (14.56%) Multithreading
9 14 (13.59%) Memory Management
9 14 (13.59%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (5.83%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (5.83%) SOA
11 4 (3.88%) B2C
12 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (1.94%) Software Engineering
13 2 (1.94%) Project Management
13 2 (1.94%) Android Development
14 1 (0.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (86.41%) Objective-C
2 22 (21.36%) Java
3 8 (7.77%) Ruby
4 7 (6.80%) C#
5 2 (1.94%) C++
5 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.94%) SQL
6 1 (0.97%) Python
6 1 (0.97%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 18 (17.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) Sencha
2 3 (2.91%) Apple
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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