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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 230 238 210
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 14 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.19% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.39% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 26
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,500 £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
3303 3608 3513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 46.88% 49.58% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 3218 3161
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +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 24 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 24 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 +4 8 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Merseyside - 6 £30,000 -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 34 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 31 (91.18%) Apple iOS
2 31 (91.18%) iOS Development
3 28 (82.35%) Xcode
4 27 (79.41%) Mobile App
5 22 (64.71%) Cocoa Touch
6 21 (61.76%) OO
7 19 (55.88%) HTML
7 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
7 19 (55.88%) CSS
7 19 (55.88%) Web Services
8 18 (52.94%) C++
9 17 (50.00%) Android
10 16 (47.06%) .NET
11 14 (41.18%) Windows Phone
11 14 (41.18%) Windows 8
11 14 (41.18%) WCF
11 14 (41.18%) VB
11 14 (41.18%) Windows
11 14 (41.18%) C#
11 14 (41.18%) OOP
11 14 (41.18%) XAML
11 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
11 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
11 14 (41.18%) Degree
12 13 (38.24%) UIKit
13 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
13 12 (35.29%) Android Development
13 12 (35.29%) MVC
14 11 (32.35%) Microsoft

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
1 1 (2.94%) 802.11
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WLAN
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (82.35%) Xcode
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.88%) JBuilder
General
1 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) iOS Developer
3 11 (32.35%) Team Leader
4 10 (29.41%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Junior iOS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) Cocoa Touch
2 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 19 (55.88%) CSS
2 19 (55.88%) Web Services
3 16 (47.06%) .NET
4 14 (41.18%) WCF
4 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 13 (38.24%) UIKit
6 9 (26.47%) iOS SDK
7 7 (20.59%) Core Animation
7 7 (20.59%) JSON
8 5 (14.71%) XML
8 5 (14.71%) RESTful
9 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (5.88%) jQuery
10 2 (5.88%) Classic ASP
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.88%) Middleware
11 1 (2.94%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (79.41%) Mobile App
2 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (20.59%) Animation
4 5 (14.71%) iPhone
5 3 (8.82%) iPad
6 2 (5.88%) SystemC
6 2 (5.88%) NHS
7 1 (2.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Apple iOS
2 17 (50.00%) Android
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Phone
3 14 (41.18%) Windows 8
3 14 (41.18%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) iOS Development
2 21 (61.76%) OO
3 14 (41.18%) OOP
3 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 12 (35.29%) Android Development
4 12 (35.29%) MVC
5 11 (32.35%) Matrix Management
5 11 (32.35%) Product Management
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) OO PHP
7 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
8 1 (2.94%) OOD
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.94%) Kanban
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 18 (52.94%) C++
4 14 (41.18%) VB
4 14 (41.18%) C#
4 14 (41.18%) XAML
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Ruby
6 4 (11.76%) C
7 3 (8.82%) PHP
8 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.94%) Java
9 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Apple
3 2 (5.88%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) McKesson
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Meru Networks
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