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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 182 170 206
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +36
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 72 71 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 1.06% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 1.72% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64 49 40
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £25,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £49,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
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
3757 4121 4896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.39% 61.44% 61.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3307 3588 4393
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Cheshire +3 31 £51,500 +47.14% 3
Manchester -28 28 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Lancashire - 12 £34,750 -
Merseyside - 1 £30,000 -
Objective-C
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 76 (60.32%) Apple iOS
2 60 (47.62%) Android
3 58 (46.03%) Java
4 56 (44.44%) HTML
5 54 (42.86%) .NET
5 54 (42.86%) iOS Development
6 50 (39.68%) Mobile App
7 48 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 45 (35.71%) CSS
8 45 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (34.13%) SQL
10 39 (30.95%) HTML5
11 35 (27.78%) C#
12 34 (26.98%) Xcode
13 33 (26.19%) iPhone
13 33 (26.19%) Xamarin
14 32 (25.40%) Microsoft
14 32 (25.40%) Cocoa
14 32 (25.40%) Android Development
15 30 (23.81%) Subversion
16 28 (22.22%) OO
17 26 (20.63%) TDD
18 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (19.84%) User Experience
19 24 (19.05%) OOP
19 24 (19.05%) iPad
20 23 (18.25%) Telerik
20 23 (18.25%) PhoneGap
21 22 (17.46%) iOS SDK
22 21 (16.67%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) HTTP
1 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) SQLite
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.59%) MySQL
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 34 (26.98%) Xcode
2 30 (23.81%) Subversion
3 14 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.76%) NUnit
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.59%) JBuilder
7 2 (1.59%) JUnit
8 1 (0.79%) Ant
8 1 (0.79%) WebObjects
8 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.79%) Robotium
8 1 (0.79%) Gradle
8 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.79%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.79%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (10.32%) Games
2 10 (7.94%) Finance
3 6 (4.76%) Publishing
4 5 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.38%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (69.84%) Developer
2 37 (29.37%) iOS Developer
3 32 (25.40%) Mobile Developer
4 24 (19.05%) Development Manager
5 18 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
5 18 (14.29%) Software Manager
6 17 (13.49%) Senior Developer
7 15 (11.90%) Analyst
8 11 (8.73%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (8.73%) Developer Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Mobile Games Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Games Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.17%) Tester
11 4 (3.17%) Security Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.17%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (44.44%) HTML
2 54 (42.86%) .NET
3 45 (35.71%) CSS
4 39 (30.95%) HTML5
5 32 (25.40%) Cocoa
6 23 (18.25%) PhoneGap
7 22 (17.46%) iOS SDK
8 19 (15.08%) XML
9 18 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
9 18 (14.29%) UIKit
10 15 (11.90%) Web Services
11 14 (11.11%) JSON
12 13 (10.32%) RESTful
13 11 (8.73%) Grails
14 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET
15 8 (6.35%) WebGL
16 7 (5.56%) REST
17 6 (4.76%) Android SDK
17 6 (4.76%) Dalvik
17 6 (4.76%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (39.68%) Mobile App
2 33 (26.19%) iPhone
3 25 (19.84%) User Experience
4 24 (19.05%) iPad
5 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.14%) Blackberry
6 8 (6.35%) Mobile Games
6 8 (6.35%) Mathematics
7 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.97%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 76 (60.32%) Apple iOS
2 60 (47.62%) Android
3 21 (16.67%) Windows
4 11 (8.73%) Windows Phone
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.86%) iOS Development
2 45 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.40%) Android Development
4 28 (22.22%) OO
5 26 (20.63%) TDD
6 24 (19.05%) OOP
7 21 (16.67%) Resource Management
8 18 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
9 12 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 11 (8.73%) Performance Management
10 11 (8.73%) Kanban
11 10 (7.94%) Reverse Engineering
12 8 (6.35%) Scrum
13 7 (5.56%) MVC
14 6 (4.76%) Risk Management
14 6 (4.76%) Regression Testing
14 6 (4.76%) Software Engineering
15 5 (3.97%) Web Development
15 5 (3.97%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.03%) Java
2 48 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 43 (34.13%) SQL
4 35 (27.78%) C#
5 14 (11.11%) PHP
6 11 (8.73%) Groovy
7 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.76%) XAML
8 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.59%) C++
9 2 (1.59%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 33 (26.19%) Xamarin
2 32 (25.40%) Microsoft
3 23 (18.25%) Telerik
4 17 (13.49%) Apple
5 12 (9.52%) Google
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle
7 1 (0.79%) Symbian
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) Zend
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