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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 230 214 225
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 4 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 9
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2594 2428 2495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.10% 44.05% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2175 2252
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
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 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 23 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
Somerset +9 2 £47,500 +26.66%
Bristol -7 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Gloucestershire -8 1 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (95.65%) Objective-C
2 19 (82.61%) Mobile App
3 18 (78.26%) Apple iOS
4 16 (69.57%) iOS Development
5 15 (65.22%) Java
6 14 (60.87%) XML
6 14 (60.87%) Mobile Application Development
7 13 (56.52%) JSON
7 13 (56.52%) SOAP
8 10 (43.48%) HTML
8 10 (43.48%) CSS
8 10 (43.48%) iPad
8 10 (43.48%) iPhone
9 9 (39.13%) C++
9 9 (39.13%) C
9 9 (39.13%) Web Services
9 9 (39.13%) Apple
9 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (34.78%) Google
10 8 (34.78%) Scrum
10 8 (34.78%) NFC
10 8 (34.78%) Cocoa Touch
11 5 (21.74%) J2ME
11 5 (21.74%) Android Development
11 5 (21.74%) Android
12 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
12 4 (17.39%) REST
12 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
12 4 (17.39%) J2EE
12 4 (17.39%) OOP

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) WordPress
1 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.35%) Drupal
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Xcode
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) iOS Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior iOS Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.70%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) XML
2 13 (56.52%) JSON
2 13 (56.52%) SOAP
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) Cocoa Touch
6 5 (21.74%) J2ME
7 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
7 4 (17.39%) REST
7 4 (17.39%) J2EE
8 1 (4.35%) HTML5
8 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
8 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
8 1 (4.35%) jQuery
8 1 (4.35%) Flash
8 1 (4.35%) XSLT
8 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Mobile App
2 10 (43.48%) iPad
2 10 (43.48%) iPhone
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.70%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (4.35%) Social Media
5 1 (4.35%) Social Network
5 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Apple iOS
2 5 (21.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) iOS Development
2 14 (60.87%) Mobile Application Development
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Android Development
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
6 4 (17.39%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Objective-C
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Apple
2 8 (34.78%) Google