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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 298 295 274
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 10 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.096% 0.34% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.92% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 48
Average salary £60,250 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.41% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
3477 4661 4661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.37% 37.26% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2997 4037 4135
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 May 2015.

Cocoa Salary Histogram in the City of London

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 39 (97.50%) iOS Development
2 37 (92.50%) Apple iOS
3 36 (90.00%) Objective-C
4 29 (72.50%) Cocoa Touch
5 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (45.00%) iPhone
6 18 (45.00%) iOS SDK
6 18 (45.00%) Mobile Development
7 15 (37.50%) Xcode
8 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
9 11 (27.50%) Scrum
10 10 (25.00%) Android
10 10 (25.00%) Apple
10 10 (25.00%) Java
11 9 (22.50%) C#
11 9 (22.50%) Core Animation
11 9 (22.50%) TDD
11 9 (22.50%) Animation
11 9 (22.50%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (20.00%) Windows Phone
12 8 (20.00%) Sencha Touch
12 8 (20.00%) Xamarin.iOS
12 8 (20.00%) Sencha
12 8 (20.00%) Windows
12 8 (20.00%) N-Tier
12 8 (20.00%) SOA
12 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
13 7 (17.50%) OO
13 7 (17.50%) C++
13 7 (17.50%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
1 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
1 2 (5.00%) VPN
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Xcode
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) CocoaPods
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Mocha
4 1 (2.50%) QUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Automotive
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 36 (90.00%) iOS Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Senior Developer
4 12 (30.00%) Senior iOS Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Mac Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) Cocoa Touch
2 18 (45.00%) iOS SDK
3 9 (22.50%) Core Animation
4 8 (20.00%) Sencha Touch
4 8 (20.00%) Xamarin.iOS
5 4 (10.00%) OpenGL
5 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 4 (10.00%) RESTful
6 3 (7.50%) JSON
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) jQuery
7 1 (2.50%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.50%) OOCSS
7 1 (2.50%) Sass
7 1 (2.50%) LESS
7 1 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (2.50%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) iPhone
2 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 9 (22.50%) Animation
4 8 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 7 (17.50%) User Experience
6 6 (15.00%) iPad
7 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (7.50%) Social Network
8 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
8 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.00%) Social Media
10 1 (2.50%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Apple iOS
2 10 (25.00%) Android
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Phone
3 8 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) iOS Development
2 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) Mobile Development
4 11 (27.50%) Scrum
5 9 (22.50%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (20.00%) SOA
7 7 (17.50%) OO
8 6 (15.00%) OOP
8 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
9 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 5 (12.50%) MVC
9 5 (12.50%) User Stories
10 3 (7.50%) Game Development
11 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
12 1 (2.50%) Progressive Enhancement
12 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.50%) B2B
12 1 (2.50%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) Objective-C
2 10 (25.00%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) C#
4 7 (17.50%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) C
5 3 (7.50%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Apple
2 8 (20.00%) Sencha
3 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
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