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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 236 212 258
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +46
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 14 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.93% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 16
Average salary £35,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
3071 3434 4229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.69% 50.56% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 3044 3842
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 -15 9 £47,500 +13.77% 1
Lancashire - 4 £34,750 -
Merseyside - 1 £30,000 -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 33 (94.29%) Objective-C
3 28 (80.00%) Xcode
4 27 (77.14%) iOS Development
5 24 (68.57%) Android
6 21 (60.00%) iOS SDK
7 20 (57.14%) OO
8 19 (54.29%) iPhone
8 19 (54.29%) Mobile App
9 18 (51.43%) Android Development
9 18 (51.43%) Cocoa Touch
10 17 (48.57%) XML
10 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (45.71%) TDD
11 16 (45.71%) HTML
12 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
12 15 (42.86%) JSON
12 15 (42.86%) Apple
13 14 (40.00%) iPad
14 13 (37.14%) UIKit
14 13 (37.14%) .NET
15 12 (34.29%) Windows
16 11 (31.43%) Windows Phone
16 11 (31.43%) OOP
16 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
16 11 (31.43%) CSS
16 11 (31.43%) RESTful
17 10 (28.57%) Kanban
18 8 (22.86%) Mobile Application Development
18 8 (22.86%) Java

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQLite
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (80.00%) Xcode
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) NUnit
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (5.71%) JBuilder
6 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.86%) WebObjects
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) FogBugz
General
1 5 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) iOS Developer
3 13 (37.14%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior iOS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) iOS SDK
2 18 (51.43%) Cocoa Touch
3 17 (48.57%) XML
4 16 (45.71%) HTML
5 15 (42.86%) JSON
6 13 (37.14%) UIKit
6 13 (37.14%) .NET
7 11 (31.43%) CSS
7 11 (31.43%) RESTful
8 8 (22.86%) Android SDK
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
9 6 (17.14%) XHTML
9 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
9 6 (17.14%) REST
9 6 (17.14%) WPF
10 5 (14.29%) HTML5
10 5 (14.29%) Xamarin.iOS
10 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 3 (8.57%) Classic ASP
12 2 (5.71%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) iPhone
1 19 (54.29%) Mobile App
2 14 (40.00%) iPad
3 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 24 (68.57%) Android
3 12 (34.29%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Phone
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) iOS Development
2 20 (57.14%) OO
3 18 (51.43%) Android Development
4 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (45.71%) TDD
6 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
6 11 (31.43%) OOP
7 10 (28.57%) Kanban
8 8 (22.86%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
10 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (14.29%) MVVM
11 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
12 2 (5.71%) OOD
12 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (5.71%) Workflow
13 1 (2.86%) Change Control
13 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) Objective-C
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
5 6 (17.14%) XAML
6 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Apple
2 6 (17.14%) Google
3 5 (14.29%) Xamarin
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Symbian
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago