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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank - 231 249
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 0 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.59% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 15
Average salary - £32,500 £32,500
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
2484 3035 3571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.15% 44.53% 48.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2086 2575 3196
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
3 4 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 3 (50.00%) UIKit
4 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (50.00%) iOS SDK
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) WSDL
5 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (33.33%) Apple
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Corporate Banking

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Xcode
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (50.00%) UIKit
2 3 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
2 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Apple