The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode 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 Xcode 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 Xcode
Rank 228 208 230
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Permanent jobs citing Xcode 24 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.87% 3.06% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 17
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,400 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.49%
Xcode
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1286 979 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.29% 14.29% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 865 1016
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Xcode across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Xcode
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Xcode Salary Trend in the North West

Xcode
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xcode across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Xcode Salary Histogram in the North West

Xcode
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 Xcode 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
(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 -4 21 £42,500 +63.46% 6
Cheshire -19 3 £40,000 +17.64%
Xcode
England

Xcode
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 Xcode 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 Xcode.

1 43 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 40 (93.02%) Objective-C
3 37 (86.05%) iOS Development
4 30 (69.77%) Mobile App
5 29 (67.44%) UIKit
6 28 (65.12%) Cocoa
7 27 (62.79%) iOS SDK
8 25 (58.14%) Web Services
9 24 (55.81%) Android
9 24 (55.81%) iPhone
10 21 (48.84%) OO
11 18 (41.86%) JSON
12 17 (39.53%) RESTful
12 17 (39.53%) iPad
12 17 (39.53%) TDD
13 16 (37.21%) XML
14 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
14 14 (32.56%) Cocoa Touch
15 11 (25.58%) Apple
16 8 (18.60%) Games
16 8 (18.60%) Subversion
16 8 (18.60%) Ruby
16 8 (18.60%) Google
16 8 (18.60%) Ruby on Rails
16 8 (18.60%) Smartphone
16 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
16 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
16 8 (18.60%) Kanban
17 7 (16.28%) Core Animation

Xcode
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 Xcode 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 Xcode. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Subversion
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (18.60%) Games
2 7 (16.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
2 35 (81.40%) iOS Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Junior iOS Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Android Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Graduate
5 2 (4.65%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) UIKit
2 28 (65.12%) Cocoa
3 27 (62.79%) iOS SDK
4 25 (58.14%) Web Services
5 18 (41.86%) JSON
6 17 (39.53%) RESTful
7 16 (37.21%) XML
8 14 (32.56%) Cocoa Touch
9 8 (18.60%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (16.28%) Core Animation
11 4 (9.30%) HTML5
11 4 (9.30%) HTML
12 2 (4.65%) .NET
12 2 (4.65%) CSS
12 2 (4.65%) PhoneGap
12 2 (4.65%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 30 (69.77%) Mobile App
2 24 (55.81%) iPhone
3 17 (39.53%) iPad
4 8 (18.60%) Smartphone
5 7 (16.28%) Animation
6 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 24 (55.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) iOS Development
2 21 (48.84%) OO
3 17 (39.53%) TDD
4 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Kanban
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) OOD
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Android Development
8 2 (4.65%) OOP
9 1 (2.33%) BDD
9 1 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) Objective-C
2 8 (18.60%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Apple
2 8 (18.60%) Google
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