The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 371 376 408
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +32
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 64 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 32
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Cocoa
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7656 7877 8814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.91% 39.57% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6736 6577 8133
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cocoa
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Cocoa Salary Trend in the South East

Cocoa
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cocoa across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Cocoa Salary Histogram in the South East

Cocoa
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Oxfordshire +15 21 £49,500 - 2
Surrey - 17 £36,000 - 1
Berkshire - 10 £45,000 -
Kent -19 6 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Hampshire -20 5 £45,000 +20.00%
East Sussex - 3 £65,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £36,250 -23.68%
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 71 (98.61%) Apple iOS
1 71 (98.61%) iOS Development
2 69 (95.83%) Objective-C
3 57 (79.17%) Cocoa Touch
4 43 (59.72%) Android
5 38 (52.78%) OO
5 38 (52.78%) Mobile App
6 36 (50.00%) Xcode
7 34 (47.22%) JSON
8 33 (45.83%) Subversion
9 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (40.28%) iOS SDK
11 24 (33.33%) Scrum
12 22 (30.56%) Memory Management
12 22 (30.56%) Android Development
13 20 (27.78%) RESTful
14 19 (26.39%) Unit Testing
14 19 (26.39%) Web Services
15 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (23.61%) iPhone
17 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
17 16 (22.22%) Animation
17 16 (22.22%) Apple
17 16 (22.22%) Core Animation
18 15 (20.83%) UIKit
19 14 (19.44%) iPad
19 14 (19.44%) Windows
19 14 (19.44%) MVC
20 11 (15.28%) XML
20 11 (15.28%) HTML

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 10 (13.89%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (50.00%) Xcode
2 33 (45.83%) Subversion
3 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
1 5 (6.94%) Military
1 5 (6.94%) Marketing
1 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 4 (5.56%) Advertising
3 3 (4.17%) Publishing
3 3 (4.17%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 71 (98.61%) Developer
2 51 (70.83%) iOS Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (19.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Junior iOS Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior iOS Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Junior
8 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.78%) iPad Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Android Developer
10 1 (1.39%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (1.39%) Consultant
10 1 (1.39%) Software Architect
10 1 (1.39%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.39%) Architect
10 1 (1.39%) Lead Architect
10 1 (1.39%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (79.17%) Cocoa Touch
2 34 (47.22%) JSON
3 29 (40.28%) iOS SDK
4 20 (27.78%) RESTful
5 19 (26.39%) Web Services
6 16 (22.22%) Core Animation
7 15 (20.83%) UIKit
8 11 (15.28%) XML
8 11 (15.28%) HTML
9 10 (13.89%) REST
10 9 (12.50%) .NET
11 7 (9.72%) OpenGL
11 7 (9.72%) Xamarin.iOS
12 6 (8.33%) CSS
13 5 (6.94%) Apache Flex
14 3 (4.17%) JMS
14 3 (4.17%) WinForms
14 3 (4.17%) HTML5
15 2 (2.78%) iPhone SDK
15 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (52.78%) Mobile App
2 17 (23.61%) iPhone
3 16 (22.22%) Animation
4 14 (19.44%) iPad
5 10 (13.89%) Social Media
6 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
7 6 (8.33%) Data Structures
7 6 (8.33%) Algorithms
8 4 (5.56%) User Experience
9 3 (4.17%) SWIFT
10 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
10 2 (2.78%) GIS
11 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
11 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 71 (98.61%) Apple iOS
2 43 (59.72%) Android
3 14 (19.44%) Windows
4 9 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (98.61%) iOS Development
2 38 (52.78%) OO
3 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (33.33%) Scrum
5 22 (30.56%) Memory Management
5 22 (30.56%) Android Development
6 19 (26.39%) Unit Testing
7 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (19.44%) MVC
9 10 (13.89%) Multithreading
10 6 (8.33%) UML
10 6 (8.33%) OOP
11 4 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (4.17%) Workflow
13 2 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
14 1 (1.39%) SOA
14 1 (1.39%) Product Management
14 1 (1.39%) TDD
14 1 (1.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (95.83%) Objective-C
2 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.94%) C#
4 3 (4.17%) Java
5 2 (2.78%) PHP
5 2 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Apple
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Xamarin
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