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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 224 232 230
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 18 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.43% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 22
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3061 3502 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.99% 47.85% 47.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2569 3127 3255
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £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
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 22 July 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 +16 16 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Cheshire +1 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 32 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 32 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 27 (84.38%) UIKit
2 27 (84.38%) iOS Development
3 22 (68.75%) Xcode
4 21 (65.63%) OO
4 21 (65.63%) iOS SDK
5 20 (62.50%) Cocoa Touch
6 18 (56.25%) Mobile App
6 18 (56.25%) iPhone
7 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (40.63%) TDD
7 13 (40.63%) iPad
8 12 (37.50%) JSON
8 12 (37.50%) RESTful
8 12 (37.50%) Web Services
8 12 (37.50%) XML
9 10 (31.25%) Apple
10 9 (28.13%) Android
11 8 (25.00%) Ruby
11 8 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (21.88%) Core Animation
12 7 (21.88%) Degree
12 7 (21.88%) Animation
12 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
13 5 (15.63%) Social Media
13 5 (15.63%) Marketing
13 5 (15.63%) Publishing
13 5 (15.63%) CSS
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Xcode
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
1 5 (15.63%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (84.38%) iOS Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Graduate
4 2 (6.25%) Junior
4 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Junior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) UIKit
2 21 (65.63%) iOS SDK
3 20 (62.50%) Cocoa Touch
4 12 (37.50%) JSON
4 12 (37.50%) RESTful
4 12 (37.50%) Web Services
4 12 (37.50%) XML
5 8 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (21.88%) Core Animation
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) HTML
8 3 (9.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Mobile App
1 18 (56.25%) iPhone
2 13 (40.63%) iPad
3 7 (21.88%) Animation
4 5 (15.63%) Social Media
4 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
5 3 (9.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (28.13%) Android
3 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Phone 8
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) iOS Development
2 21 (65.63%) OO
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) TDD
4 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.63%) OOP
6 4 (12.50%) Kanban
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 8 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Apple
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Facebook
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