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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 183 150 176
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 69 90 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.31% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 2.24% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33 80 68
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 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4057 4018 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.54% 58.66% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3373 3586 3953
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 £24,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -19 45 £42,500 +47.82% 7
Lancashire +8 18 £37,500 +56.25%
Cheshire -35 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Merseyside +8 1 - -
Objective-C
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 108 (76.06%) Apple iOS
2 90 (63.38%) Android
3 87 (61.27%) iOS Development
4 70 (49.30%) Mobile App
5 69 (48.59%) iPhone
6 68 (47.89%) Java
7 59 (41.55%) iPad
8 54 (38.03%) TDD
9 46 (32.39%) Android Development
10 42 (29.58%) UIKit
11 40 (28.17%) Cocoa
11 40 (28.17%) Xcode
12 38 (26.76%) OO
13 37 (26.06%) OOP
14 36 (25.35%) Scrum
15 35 (24.65%) iOS SDK
16 30 (21.13%) Blackberry
17 29 (20.42%) HTML
17 29 (20.42%) CSS
18 28 (19.72%) .NET
19 27 (19.01%) Cocoa Touch
20 25 (17.61%) C#
20 25 (17.61%) Web Services
20 25 (17.61%) XML
20 25 (17.61%) SQL
20 25 (17.61%) Degree
21 24 (16.90%) JavaScript
21 24 (16.90%) PHP
22 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
23 21 (14.79%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) Internet
2 4 (2.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) SQLite
2 3 (2.11%) Big Data
2 3 (2.11%) MySQL
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (28.17%) Xcode
2 20 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.34%) Subversion
4 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.52%) NUnit
6 4 (2.82%) Ant
6 4 (2.82%) JUnit
6 4 (2.82%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.82%) Robotium
6 4 (2.82%) Gradle
7 3 (2.11%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (5.63%) Games
2 7 (4.93%) Retail
2 7 (4.93%) Publishing
3 6 (4.23%) Marketing
4 5 (3.52%) Finance
5 3 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (92.25%) Developer
2 66 (46.48%) iOS Developer
3 44 (30.99%) Mobile Developer
4 28 (19.72%) Senior Developer
5 19 (13.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 16 (11.27%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (11.27%) Developer Analyst
6 16 (11.27%) Analyst
7 11 (7.75%) Graduate
8 10 (7.04%) Graduate Developer
9 9 (6.34%) Applications Developer
9 9 (6.34%) Senior iOS Developer
10 7 (4.93%) iPhone Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Android Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Mobile Software Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Junior iOS Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Junior
11 5 (3.52%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Junior Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.58%) UIKit
2 40 (28.17%) Cocoa
3 35 (24.65%) iOS SDK
4 29 (20.42%) HTML
4 29 (20.42%) CSS
5 28 (19.72%) .NET
6 27 (19.01%) Cocoa Touch
7 25 (17.61%) Web Services
7 25 (17.61%) XML
8 19 (13.38%) JSON
9 18 (12.68%) RESTful
10 16 (11.27%) Grails
11 14 (9.86%) HTML5
12 12 (8.45%) CSS3
13 9 (6.34%) REST
14 8 (5.63%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (4.93%) Core Animation
16 6 (4.23%) .NET Framework
17 5 (3.52%) Xamarin.iOS
18 4 (2.82%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 70 (49.30%) Mobile App
2 69 (48.59%) iPhone
3 59 (41.55%) iPad
4 30 (21.13%) Blackberry
5 12 (8.45%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.63%) Streaming Media
6 8 (5.63%) Smartphone
7 7 (4.93%) Animation
8 6 (4.23%) Social Media
9 4 (2.82%) New Media
10 3 (2.11%) Handset
11 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 108 (76.06%) Apple iOS
2 90 (63.38%) Android
3 14 (9.86%) Windows
4 11 (7.75%) Windows Phone
5 10 (7.04%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (61.27%) iOS Development
2 54 (38.03%) TDD
3 46 (32.39%) Android Development
4 38 (26.76%) OO
5 37 (26.06%) OOP
6 36 (25.35%) Scrum
7 21 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (13.38%) Software Engineering
8 19 (13.38%) Unit Testing
9 16 (11.27%) Performance Management
9 16 (11.27%) E-Commerce
10 14 (9.86%) Regression Testing
11 12 (8.45%) Kanban
11 12 (8.45%) Web Development
12 10 (7.04%) Pair Programming
13 9 (6.34%) Service Delivery
13 9 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (5.63%) BDD
15 7 (4.93%) OOD
15 7 (4.93%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (47.89%) Java
2 25 (17.61%) C#
2 25 (17.61%) SQL
3 24 (16.90%) JavaScript
3 24 (16.90%) PHP
4 21 (14.79%) C++
5 17 (11.97%) Ruby
6 16 (11.27%) Groovy
7 12 (8.45%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (17.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.27%) Apple
3 9 (6.34%) Google
3 9 (6.34%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.52%) Facebook
5 2 (1.41%) Symbian
5 2 (1.41%) Sencha
6 1 (0.70%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.70%) Zend
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