The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 236 239 253
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 5 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.075% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cocoa
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2664 3377 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.77% 47.87% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2268 2922 3257
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cocoa
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Cocoa Salary Trend in the North West

Cocoa
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 3 £43,500 +24.28%
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 17 (94.44%) Objective-C
3 15 (83.33%) iOS Development
4 14 (77.78%) Mobile App
4 14 (77.78%) Xcode
5 13 (72.22%) Apple
6 11 (61.11%) HTML
7 10 (55.56%) Java
7 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
7 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (50.00%) XML
8 9 (50.00%) OO
8 9 (50.00%) iOS SDK
8 9 (50.00%) Android
9 8 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (44.44%) Cocoa Touch
9 8 (44.44%) Android Development
9 8 (44.44%) Windows
10 7 (38.89%) .NET
10 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
11 6 (33.33%) JSON
11 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 6 (33.33%) CSS
12 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
12 5 (27.78%) OOP
12 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
12 5 (27.78%) XHTML
12 5 (27.78%) XAML
12 5 (27.78%) Google
12 5 (27.78%) WPF

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Xcode
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (11.11%) JBuilder
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) WebObjects
4 1 (5.56%) FogBugz
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (38.89%) iOS Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Graduate
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior iOS Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior
7 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) iOS SDK
3 8 (44.44%) Cocoa Touch
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) JSON
6 5 (27.78%) WPF
6 5 (27.78%) REST
6 5 (27.78%) XHTML
6 5 (27.78%) Android SDK
7 4 (22.22%) HTML5
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) Classic ASP
8 3 (16.67%) UIKit
9 2 (11.11%) jQuery
9 2 (11.11%) RESTful
9 2 (11.11%) WSDL
9 2 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 5 (27.78%) iPhone
2 5 (27.78%) iPad
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (50.00%) Android
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Phone
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) iOS Development
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (44.44%) Android Development
5 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 5 (27.78%) OOP
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.11%) Service Management
9 2 (11.11%) Workflow
9 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
9 2 (11.11%) Kanban
10 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
10 1 (5.56%) Change Control
10 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Objective-C
2 10 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
3 5 (27.78%) XAML
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Apple
2 5 (27.78%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Symbian