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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 244 237 250
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 5 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 6
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
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
2662 3343 3713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.56% 46.81% 49.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 2859 3304
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 17 April 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 0 3 £43,500 +24.28%
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (93.33%) Objective-C
3 12 (80.00%) iOS Development
4 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
4 11 (73.33%) Xcode
5 10 (66.67%) Apple
6 9 (60.00%) HTML
7 8 (53.33%) Java
7 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (46.67%) XML
8 7 (46.67%) iOS SDK
8 7 (46.67%) Cocoa Touch
9 6 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (40.00%) Android Development
9 6 (40.00%) OO
9 6 (40.00%) Android
9 6 (40.00%) JSON
10 5 (33.33%) iPhone
10 5 (33.33%) .NET
10 5 (33.33%) Windows
10 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
10 5 (33.33%) iPad
11 4 (26.67%) OOP
11 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
11 4 (26.67%) CSS
11 4 (26.67%) Web Services
11 4 (26.67%) HTML5
11 4 (26.67%) TDD
12 3 (20.00%) Google

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Xcode
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (13.33%) JBuilder
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
2 6 (40.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) iOS SDK
2 7 (46.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 6 (40.00%) JSON
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) Android SDK
6 3 (20.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (20.00%) XHTML
6 3 (20.00%) WPF
6 3 (20.00%) UIKit
6 3 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) WSDL
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (33.33%) iPhone
2 5 (33.33%) iPad
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Android
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (40.00%) Android Development
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
8 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Objective-C
2 8 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (20.00%) XAML
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Apple
2 3 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle