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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 240 226 212
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 5 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.080% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.35% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 17
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2633 2598 2446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.93% 44.60% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2335 2311 2211
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,902 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 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
Bristol -6 4 £46,250 +15.62%
Somerset +4 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 29 (96.67%) Objective-C
2 27 (90.00%) Mobile App
3 22 (73.33%) Java
3 22 (73.33%) Apple iOS
4 21 (70.00%) XML
5 20 (66.67%) SOAP
5 20 (66.67%) JSON
5 20 (66.67%) iOS Development
6 19 (63.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 14 (46.67%) HTML
7 14 (46.67%) CSS
7 14 (46.67%) iPhone
8 13 (43.33%) C++
8 13 (43.33%) Web Services
8 13 (43.33%) Apple
8 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (40.00%) Scrum
9 12 (40.00%) Google
9 12 (40.00%) NFC
9 12 (40.00%) iPad
10 11 (36.67%) C
11 8 (26.67%) J2ME
11 8 (26.67%) Cocoa Touch
12 7 (23.33%) J2EE
12 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
12 7 (23.33%) Android
12 7 (23.33%) REST
12 7 (23.33%) Android SDK
12 7 (23.33%) Android Development
13 4 (13.33%) OOP

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.33%) Drupal
1 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) iOS Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Android Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) XML
2 20 (66.67%) SOAP
2 20 (66.67%) JSON
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) J2ME
5 8 (26.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 7 (23.33%) Android SDK
6 7 (23.33%) REST
6 7 (23.33%) J2EE
7 3 (10.00%) HTML5
8 2 (6.67%) Ajax
9 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
9 1 (3.33%) jQuery
9 1 (3.33%) .NET
9 1 (3.33%) XSLT
9 1 (3.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 27 (90.00%) Mobile App
2 14 (46.67%) iPhone
3 12 (40.00%) iPad
4 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Apple iOS
2 7 (23.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 19 (63.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Android Development
6 4 (13.33%) OOP
6 4 (13.33%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) MVC
8 2 (6.67%) MVVM
9 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.33%) Business Development
9 1 (3.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Objective-C
2 22 (73.33%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) C++
4 11 (36.67%) C
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) C#
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Apple
2 12 (40.00%) Google