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 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 Objective-C
Rank 200 160 187
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +27
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 54 86 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 1.28% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 2.14% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 74 59
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £67,500 £63,000
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
4007 4022 4322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.71% 60.04% 59.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3389 3544 3861
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 1 October 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 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 -34 37 £42,500 +41.66% 14
Lancashire +6 11 £37,500 -11.76%
Cheshire -33 5 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
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 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 93 (75.61%) Apple iOS
2 78 (63.41%) Android
3 76 (61.79%) iOS Development
4 63 (51.22%) Mobile App
4 63 (51.22%) Java
5 61 (49.59%) iPhone
6 59 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (43.90%) iPad
8 46 (37.40%) Android Development
9 42 (34.15%) TDD
10 36 (29.27%) OO
10 36 (29.27%) UIKit
11 35 (28.46%) Cocoa
12 34 (27.64%) Xcode
13 31 (25.20%) C#
13 31 (25.20%) iOS SDK
14 29 (23.58%) OOP
15 28 (22.76%) Scrum
16 27 (21.95%) .NET
17 26 (21.14%) Blackberry
17 26 (21.14%) Cocoa Touch
18 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
18 23 (18.70%) Degree
19 22 (17.89%) SQL
19 22 (17.89%) HTML
19 22 (17.89%) XML
20 21 (17.07%) Web Services
20 21 (17.07%) PHP
20 21 (17.07%) Git (software)
21 19 (15.45%) Unit Testing

Objective-C
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 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 17 (13.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Internet
1 4 (3.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) SQLite
2 4 (3.25%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (27.64%) Xcode
2 21 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.32%) Subversion
4 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.07%) JUnit
5 5 (4.07%) NUnit
6 4 (3.25%) Ant
6 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.25%) Robotium
6 4 (3.25%) Gradle
7 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (10.57%) Games
2 6 (4.88%) Marketing
2 6 (4.88%) Publishing
3 4 (3.25%) Finance
4 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (95.93%) Developer
2 58 (47.15%) iOS Developer
3 39 (31.71%) Mobile Developer
4 29 (23.58%) Senior Developer
5 16 (13.01%) Analyst
5 16 (13.01%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (13.01%) Developer Analyst
6 14 (11.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Senior iOS Developer
8 7 (5.69%) iPhone Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Android Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Graduate
10 5 (4.07%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.44%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.44%) Tester
12 3 (2.44%) Games Developer
12 3 (2.44%) Mobile Games Developer
12 3 (2.44%) Penetration Tester
13 2 (1.63%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.27%) UIKit
2 35 (28.46%) Cocoa
3 31 (25.20%) iOS SDK
4 27 (21.95%) .NET
5 26 (21.14%) Cocoa Touch
6 22 (17.89%) HTML
6 22 (17.89%) XML
7 21 (17.07%) Web Services
8 17 (13.82%) RESTful
8 17 (13.82%) CSS
9 16 (13.01%) Grails
10 15 (12.20%) JSON
11 10 (8.13%) REST
12 7 (5.69%) HTML5
13 6 (4.88%) .NET Framework
13 6 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (4.07%) WebGL
14 5 (4.07%) Xamarin.iOS
15 4 (3.25%) Gherkin
16 2 (1.63%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 63 (51.22%) Mobile App
2 61 (49.59%) iPhone
3 54 (43.90%) iPad
4 26 (21.14%) Blackberry
5 12 (9.76%) Computer Science
6 8 (6.50%) Smartphone
7 6 (4.88%) Social Media
8 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.07%) Mobile Games
8 5 (4.07%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.44%) Handset
10 2 (1.63%) Animation
10 2 (1.63%) User Experience
11 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 93 (75.61%) Apple iOS
2 78 (63.41%) Android
3 15 (12.20%) Windows
4 12 (9.76%) Windows Phone
5 10 (8.13%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (61.79%) iOS Development
2 59 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (37.40%) Android Development
4 42 (34.15%) TDD
5 36 (29.27%) OO
6 29 (23.58%) OOP
7 28 (22.76%) Scrum
8 19 (15.45%) Unit Testing
9 17 (13.82%) E-Commerce
10 16 (13.01%) Performance Management
11 13 (10.57%) Web Development
11 13 (10.57%) Kanban
12 11 (8.94%) Regression Testing
13 10 (8.13%) Mentoring
14 9 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (7.32%) Software Engineering
14 9 (7.32%) OOD
15 8 (6.50%) BDD
16 5 (4.07%) MVVM
16 5 (4.07%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.22%) Java
2 31 (25.20%) C#
3 22 (17.89%) SQL
4 21 (17.07%) PHP
5 16 (13.01%) Groovy
6 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.50%) C++
8 6 (4.88%) Ruby
9 3 (2.44%) C
10 1 (0.81%) XAML
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (18.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) Apple
3 10 (8.13%) Google
4 8 (6.50%) Xamarin
5 5 (4.07%) Facebook
6 2 (1.63%) Symbian
6 2 (1.63%) Sencha
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle
7 1 (0.81%) Zend
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