The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 245 215 201
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 1 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.97% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 13
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2597 2584 2197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.90% 42.40% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2206 1940
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cocoa
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Cocoa Salary Trend in the South West

Cocoa
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Wiltshire +2 1 £45,000 -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 19 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 19 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 18 (94.74%) iOS Development
3 17 (89.47%) OO
4 16 (84.21%) Mobile App
5 15 (78.95%) Xcode
5 15 (78.95%) Memory Management
5 15 (78.95%) Unit Testing
5 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (57.89%) Android
7 10 (52.63%) Android Development
8 9 (47.37%) Core Animation
8 9 (47.37%) Animation
8 9 (47.37%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (47.37%) Subversion
8 9 (47.37%) Apple
8 9 (47.37%) Windows
9 8 (42.11%) SOAP
9 8 (42.11%) Web Services
9 8 (42.11%) OOD
9 8 (42.11%) Marketing
9 8 (42.11%) Degree
9 8 (42.11%) iPhone
9 8 (42.11%) jQuery
9 8 (42.11%) Social Media
9 8 (42.11%) iPad
9 8 (42.11%) iOS SDK
9 8 (42.11%) REST
9 8 (42.11%) UIKit

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Xcode
2 9 (47.37%) Subversion
3 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (31.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (42.11%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (42.11%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) UI Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 9 (47.37%) Core Animation
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
3 8 (42.11%) SOAP
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) UIKit
3 8 (42.11%) iOS SDK
3 8 (42.11%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) PhoneGap
4 6 (31.58%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (31.58%) OpenGL
4 6 (31.58%) Middleware
4 6 (31.58%) Ext JS
5 2 (10.53%) Qt
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Mobile App
2 9 (47.37%) Animation
3 8 (42.11%) iPhone
3 8 (42.11%) Social Media
3 8 (42.11%) iPad
3 8 (42.11%) Data Structures
4 7 (36.84%) User Experience
5 6 (31.58%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (57.89%) Android
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Mobile
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) iOS Development
2 17 (89.47%) OO
3 15 (78.95%) Unit Testing
3 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (78.95%) Memory Management
4 10 (52.63%) Android Development
5 8 (42.11%) OOD
6 7 (36.84%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (36.84%) Mobile First
7 6 (31.58%) Concurrent Programming
7 6 (31.58%) BDD
7 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
7 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
7 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Apple
2 6 (31.58%) Volantis
2 6 (31.58%) Google
2 6 (31.58%) Sencha
2 6 (31.58%) Appcelerator
2 6 (31.58%) Netbiscuits
2 6 (31.58%) Kony
3 1 (5.26%) SAP