The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C 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 Objective-C over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 197 156 185
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +29
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 58 84 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 1.22% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 2.07% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 74 63
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,300 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £71,750 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Objective-C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4006 4066 4411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.51% 59.25% 59.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3347 3617 3972
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Objective-C across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Objective-C
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Objective-C across the North West region.

Objective-C Salary Trend in the North West

Objective-C
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Objective-C across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Objective-C Salary Histogram in the North West

Objective-C
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 Objective-C within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 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 -28 38 £42,500 +54.54% 13
Lancashire +12 14 £37,500 +12.78%
Cheshire -37 5 £45,000 +32.35%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Objective-C 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 Objective-C.

1 103 (78.63%) Apple iOS
2 89 (67.94%) Android
3 79 (60.31%) iOS Development
4 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (51.91%) Java
6 67 (51.15%) Mobile App
7 65 (49.62%) iPhone
8 58 (44.27%) iPad
9 52 (39.69%) TDD
10 46 (35.11%) Android Development
11 37 (28.24%) OOP
11 37 (28.24%) UIKit
12 36 (27.48%) OO
12 36 (27.48%) Scrum
13 35 (26.72%) Cocoa
14 34 (25.95%) Xcode
15 32 (24.43%) iOS SDK
16 29 (22.14%) Blackberry
17 26 (19.85%) .NET
17 26 (19.85%) HTML
17 26 (19.85%) CSS
17 26 (19.85%) Cocoa Touch
18 25 (19.08%) C#
19 23 (17.56%) Web Services
19 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
19 23 (17.56%) Degree
20 22 (16.79%) SQL
21 21 (16.03%) XML
21 21 (16.03%) JavaScript
21 21 (16.03%) PHP

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Objective-C 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 Objective-C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
1 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) Internet
2 4 (3.05%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) SQLite
2 3 (2.29%) MySQL
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (25.95%) Xcode
2 20 (15.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.87%) Subversion
4 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.82%) NUnit
6 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.05%) Ant
6 4 (3.05%) JUnit
6 4 (3.05%) Robotium
6 4 (3.05%) Gradle
7 3 (2.29%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (6.11%) Games
2 6 (4.58%) Marketing
2 6 (4.58%) Publishing
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.29%) Finance
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 121 (92.37%) Developer
2 59 (45.04%) iOS Developer
3 42 (32.06%) Mobile Developer
4 29 (22.14%) Senior Developer
5 18 (13.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 16 (12.21%) Analyst
6 16 (12.21%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (12.21%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) Senior iOS Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Applications Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Graduate
9 7 (5.34%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (5.34%) iPhone Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Android Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Mobile Software Engineer
12 3 (2.29%) Junior iOS Developer
12 3 (2.29%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.29%) Junior Developer
12 3 (2.29%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.24%) UIKit
2 35 (26.72%) Cocoa
3 32 (24.43%) iOS SDK
4 26 (19.85%) .NET
4 26 (19.85%) HTML
4 26 (19.85%) CSS
4 26 (19.85%) Cocoa Touch
5 23 (17.56%) Web Services
6 21 (16.03%) XML
7 17 (12.98%) RESTful
8 16 (12.21%) Grails
9 15 (11.45%) JSON
10 12 (9.16%) HTML5
11 10 (7.63%) CSS3
12 9 (6.87%) REST
13 7 (5.34%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
15 5 (3.82%) Xamarin.iOS
16 4 (3.05%) Gherkin
17 3 (2.29%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 67 (51.15%) Mobile App
2 65 (49.62%) iPhone
3 58 (44.27%) iPad
4 29 (22.14%) Blackberry
5 12 (9.16%) Computer Science
5 12 (9.16%) User Experience
6 8 (6.11%) Streaming Media
6 8 (6.11%) Smartphone
7 6 (4.58%) Social Media
8 4 (3.05%) New Media
8 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.29%) Handset
9 3 (2.29%) Animation
10 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 103 (78.63%) Apple iOS
2 89 (67.94%) Android
3 14 (10.69%) Windows
4 11 (8.40%) Windows Phone
5 10 (7.63%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (2.29%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (60.31%) iOS Development
2 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (39.69%) TDD
4 46 (35.11%) Android Development
5 37 (28.24%) OOP
6 36 (27.48%) OO
6 36 (27.48%) Scrum
7 19 (14.50%) Unit Testing
7 19 (14.50%) Software Engineering
8 16 (12.21%) Performance Management
8 16 (12.21%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.16%) Regression Testing
9 12 (9.16%) Web Development
9 12 (9.16%) Kanban
10 10 (7.63%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.63%) Pair Programming
11 9 (6.87%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.11%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (6.11%) BDD
12 8 (6.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.91%) Java
2 25 (19.08%) C#
3 22 (16.79%) SQL
4 21 (16.03%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.03%) PHP
5 20 (15.27%) C++
6 16 (12.21%) Ruby
6 16 (12.21%) Groovy
7 12 (9.16%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (17.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) Apple
3 9 (6.87%) Google
3 9 (6.87%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.82%) Facebook
5 2 (1.53%) Sencha
5 2 (1.53%) Symbian
6 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.76%) Zend
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