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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 234 230 219
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 20 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.50% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 28
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
3132 3228 3497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.76% 48.19% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2883 3130
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -2 19 £40,000 +30.08% 4
Cheshire -19 1 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 37 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 35 (94.59%) Objective-C
3 28 (75.68%) UIKit
4 27 (72.97%) iOS Development
4 27 (72.97%) OO
5 26 (70.27%) Cocoa Touch
6 25 (67.57%) iPhone
7 22 (59.46%) iOS SDK
7 22 (59.46%) Xcode
7 22 (59.46%) Android
8 19 (51.35%) iPad
8 19 (51.35%) Mobile App
8 19 (51.35%) TDD
9 16 (43.24%) JSON
10 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (40.54%) XML
11 14 (37.84%) RESTful
12 13 (35.14%) OOP
12 13 (35.14%) HTML
13 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
14 11 (29.73%) Windows Phone
14 11 (29.73%) .NET
14 11 (29.73%) Windows
14 11 (29.73%) CSS
14 11 (29.73%) Web Services
14 11 (29.73%) Regression Testing
14 11 (29.73%) Apple
14 11 (29.73%) Android Development
15 10 (27.03%) Windows Phone 8
15 10 (27.03%) Blackberry

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) Xcode
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) NUnit
General
1 6 (16.22%) Publishing
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (64.86%) iOS Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) UIKit
2 26 (70.27%) Cocoa Touch
3 22 (59.46%) iOS SDK
4 16 (43.24%) JSON
5 15 (40.54%) XML
6 14 (37.84%) RESTful
7 13 (35.14%) HTML
8 11 (29.73%) .NET
8 11 (29.73%) CSS
8 11 (29.73%) Web Services
9 6 (16.22%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
10 5 (13.51%) Xamarin.iOS
11 3 (8.11%) Android SDK
12 2 (5.41%) PhoneGap
12 2 (5.41%) HTML5
12 2 (5.41%) Core Animation
13 1 (2.70%) WPF
13 1 (2.70%) REST
13 1 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) iPhone
2 19 (51.35%) iPad
2 19 (51.35%) Mobile App
3 10 (27.03%) Blackberry
4 5 (13.51%) Social Media
5 3 (8.11%) Handset
6 2 (5.41%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 22 (59.46%) Android
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Phone
3 11 (29.73%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) iOS Development
1 27 (72.97%) OO
2 19 (51.35%) TDD
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) OOP
5 11 (29.73%) Regression Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Android Development
6 10 (27.03%) E-Commerce
7 9 (24.32%) Kanban
8 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) MVVM
10 4 (10.81%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (5.41%) OOD
12 1 (2.70%) BDD
12 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) Objective-C
2 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) C
6 1 (2.70%) XAML
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Apple
2 5 (13.51%) Facebook
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.70%) Google
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