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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 280 285 274
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 30 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.71% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 32
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,250 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,750 £60,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
3363 4066 4372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.67% 39.22% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3015 3501 4008
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 64 (98.46%) iOS Development
2 49 (75.38%) Apple iOS
3 47 (72.31%) Objective-C
4 42 (64.62%) Cocoa Touch
5 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (41.54%) iOS SDK
7 23 (35.38%) Scrum
8 22 (33.85%) Java
8 22 (33.85%) OO
9 21 (32.31%) C#
10 16 (24.62%) Automotive
10 16 (24.62%) Retail
10 16 (24.62%) Social Network
11 14 (21.54%) iPhone
12 12 (18.46%) Core Animation
12 12 (18.46%) Animation
12 12 (18.46%) Xcode
13 11 (16.92%) Apple
14 7 (10.77%) User Experience
14 7 (10.77%) TDD
14 7 (10.77%) Android
15 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
15 6 (9.23%) Xamarin.iOS
15 6 (9.23%) MVC
15 6 (9.23%) N-Tier
15 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
15 6 (9.23%) Web Services
15 6 (9.23%) Windows
15 6 (9.23%) OOP
15 6 (9.23%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.08%) HTTP
1 2 (3.08%) VPN
1 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Xcode
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) Mocha
4 1 (1.54%) QUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (24.62%) Automotive
1 16 (24.62%) Retail
2 5 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (100.00%) Developer
2 61 (93.85%) iOS Developer
3 16 (24.62%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (18.46%) Senior Developer
5 10 (15.38%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Mac Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (64.62%) Cocoa Touch
2 27 (41.54%) iOS SDK
3 12 (18.46%) Core Animation
4 6 (9.23%) Xamarin.iOS
4 6 (9.23%) Web Services
4 6 (9.23%) Sencha Touch
5 5 (7.69%) JSON
6 4 (6.15%) RESTful
6 4 (6.15%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.08%) CSS3
7 2 (3.08%) Sass
7 2 (3.08%) LESS
7 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.08%) HTML5
7 2 (3.08%) CSS
7 2 (3.08%) HTML
8 1 (1.54%) XML
8 1 (1.54%) jQuery
8 1 (1.54%) UIKit
8 1 (1.54%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Social Network
2 14 (21.54%) iPhone
3 12 (18.46%) Animation
4 7 (10.77%) User Experience
5 6 (9.23%) N-Tier
5 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
5 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
5 6 (9.23%) iPad
6 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.54%) BBC
8 1 (1.54%) Social Media
8 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 49 (75.38%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.77%) Android
3 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (98.46%) iOS Development
2 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.38%) Scrum
4 22 (33.85%) OO
5 7 (10.77%) TDD
6 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.23%) MVC
6 6 (9.23%) OOP
6 6 (9.23%) SOA
6 6 (9.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (7.69%) User Stories
7 5 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.62%) Game Development
9 1 (1.54%) OOD
9 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.54%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.54%) Functional Programming
9 1 (1.54%) Analytics
9 1 (1.54%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 47 (72.31%) Objective-C
2 22 (33.85%) Java
3 21 (32.31%) C#
4 5 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (4.62%) VB
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) Python
6 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Apple
2 6 (9.23%) Sencha
3 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
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