The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cocoa 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 Cocoa
Rank 150 154 157
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 17 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 0.70% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Cocoa
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1371 1141 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.53% 36.34% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 919 765 814
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cocoa across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cocoa
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Cocoa Salary Trend in Scotland

Cocoa
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cocoa across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Cocoa Salary Histogram in Scotland

Cocoa
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the Scotland 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
Glasgow -6 7 £52,500 +8.24% 6
Edinburgh -19 1 - - 1
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Cocoa 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 Cocoa.

1 22 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 22 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (90.91%) iOS Development
3 18 (81.82%) Xcode
4 13 (59.09%) iOS SDK
4 13 (59.09%) REST
5 12 (54.55%) JSON
5 12 (54.55%) XML
6 9 (40.91%) Apple
7 8 (36.36%) Web Services
8 7 (31.82%) SQLite
9 6 (27.27%) Android
9 6 (27.27%) iPad
9 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
10 5 (22.73%) Facebook
10 5 (22.73%) Twitter
10 5 (22.73%) User Experience
10 5 (22.73%) Social Media
10 5 (22.73%) iPhone
10 5 (22.73%) Publishing
10 5 (22.73%) MVC
10 5 (22.73%) Java
11 4 (18.18%) .NET
11 4 (18.18%) Maven
11 4 (18.18%) Memory Management
11 4 (18.18%) Gradle
11 4 (18.18%) Android Development
12 3 (13.64%) iBeacon
12 3 (13.64%) jQuery
12 3 (13.64%) Retail

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Cocoa 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 Cocoa. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQLite
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Xcode
2 4 (18.18%) Maven
2 4 (18.18%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (22.73%) Publishing
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) iOS Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.55%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) iOS SDK
1 13 (59.09%) REST
2 12 (54.55%) JSON
2 12 (54.55%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
6 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
6 1 (4.55%) UIKit
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) iPad
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 5 (22.73%) Social Media
2 5 (22.73%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) iOS Development
2 5 (22.73%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Memory Management
3 4 (18.18%) Android Development
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Apple
2 5 (22.73%) Facebook
2 5 (22.73%) Twitter
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