The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Objective-C
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
340 371 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.74% 57.52% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 294 342 370
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Objective-C across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Objective-C
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Objective-C Salary Trend in Merseyside

Objective-C
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Objective-C 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 Objective-C.

1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 2 (66.67%) Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Core Animation
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Objective-C 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 Objective-C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) UIKit
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 2 (66.67%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple