The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 242 240 207
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 14 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.38% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 25
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £28,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3377 3639 3521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 47.01% 49.58% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 3244 3161
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Cocoa
England

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cocoa across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cocoa Salary Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 8 £35,000 +15.70% 1
Merseyside - 6 £30,000 -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 39 (97.50%) Objective-C
2 36 (90.00%) Apple iOS
3 35 (87.50%) iOS Development
4 32 (80.00%) Mobile App
5 30 (75.00%) Xcode
6 26 (65.00%) Cocoa Touch
7 24 (60.00%) OO
8 23 (57.50%) HTML
8 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
8 23 (57.50%) CSS
9 22 (55.00%) Web Services
9 22 (55.00%) C++
10 21 (52.50%) Android
11 19 (47.50%) .NET
12 17 (42.50%) C#
12 17 (42.50%) VB
12 17 (42.50%) Windows
12 17 (42.50%) OOP
12 17 (42.50%) XAML
12 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
12 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
12 17 (42.50%) Degree
13 16 (40.00%) Windows 8
13 16 (40.00%) Windows Phone
13 16 (40.00%) WCF
14 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
14 15 (37.50%) MVC
15 14 (35.00%) UIKit
15 14 (35.00%) Android Development
16 12 (30.00%) QA

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
1 2 (5.00%) 802.11
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
1 2 (5.00%) WLAN
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (75.00%) Xcode
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.00%) JBuilder
General
1 2 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) iOS Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Team Leader
4 11 (27.50%) Development Team Leader
5 6 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Junior iOS Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate
6 2 (5.00%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (2.50%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 23 (57.50%) HTML
2 23 (57.50%) CSS
3 22 (55.00%) Web Services
4 19 (47.50%) .NET
5 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
6 16 (40.00%) WCF
7 14 (35.00%) UIKit
8 9 (22.50%) iOS SDK
9 7 (17.50%) Core Animation
9 7 (17.50%) JSON
10 5 (12.50%) XML
10 5 (12.50%) RESTful
11 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (5.00%) jQuery
12 2 (5.00%) MFC
12 2 (5.00%) Classic ASP
12 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
12 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (17.50%) iPhone
3 7 (17.50%) Animation
4 5 (12.50%) iPad
5 2 (5.00%) SystemC
5 2 (5.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Apple iOS
2 21 (52.50%) Android
3 17 (42.50%) Windows
4 16 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Phone
5 4 (10.00%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
6 2 (5.00%) CentOS
6 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) iOS Development
2 24 (60.00%) OO
3 17 (42.50%) OOP
3 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
4 15 (37.50%) MVC
5 14 (35.00%) Android Development
6 12 (30.00%) Product Management
6 12 (30.00%) Matrix Management
7 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.50%) Scrum
9 1 (2.50%) OOD
9 1 (2.50%) Kanban
9 1 (2.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Objective-C
2 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 22 (55.00%) C++
4 17 (42.50%) C#
4 17 (42.50%) VB
4 17 (42.50%) XAML
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 5 (12.50%) C
7 4 (10.00%) Ruby
7 4 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) VC++
8 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Apple
3 3 (7.50%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (5.00%) McKesson
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago