The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 716 608 580
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -28
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 181 285 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 144 244 293
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42115 43950 45617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.95% 40.41% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35654 38122 39999
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cocoa
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cocoa within the UK.

Cocoa Salary Trend in the UK

Cocoa
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cocoa over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Cocoa Salary Histogram in the UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -108 157 £47,500 +5.55% 17
London -27 96 £57,500 +4.54% 10
City of London -2 37 £55,000 - 4
Scotland -10 19 £55,000 +13.40% 7
South West -12 19 £45,000 +5.88%
North West -31 19 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Manchester +1 18 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Bristol +5 13 £35,000 -17.64%
Glasgow -13 9 £55,000 +13.40% 6
South East -30 9 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £37,500 -18.91%
East Midlands -14 7 £37,500 -3.84%
East of England -23 7 £37,500 -34.78%
Somerset - 5 £47,500 -
Peterborough - 5 £37,500 -
Bath - 5 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £42,000 +23.52%
Nottingham +3 4 £42,000 +23.52%
Berkshire - 4 £40,000 -
Cambridge -6 3 £37,500 -18.91%
Hampshire -20 2 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £31,000 -
Reading - 2 £35,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £32,000 -
Grimsby - 2 £31,000 -
Newbury - 2 £45,000 -
Kent +2 1 - -
Leicestershire 0 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Leicester -1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Surrey -12 1 £80,000 +131.88% 1

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 373 (91.20%) Objective-C
2 369 (90.22%) Apple iOS
3 348 (85.09%) iOS Development
4 199 (48.66%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (43.03%) Cocoa Touch
6 171 (41.81%) iOS SDK
6 171 (41.81%) Android
7 162 (39.61%) OO
8 160 (39.12%) Mobile App
9 158 (38.63%) Xcode
10 145 (35.45%) iPhone
11 121 (29.58%) JSON
12 108 (26.41%) iPad
13 107 (26.16%) Scrum
14 104 (25.43%) Java
15 101 (24.69%) HTML
16 95 (23.23%) Apple
17 92 (22.49%) XML
18 82 (20.05%) Web Services
19 78 (19.07%) OOP
20 77 (18.83%) JavaScript
21 73 (17.85%) REST
21 73 (17.85%) Android Development
22 69 (16.87%) TDD
23 68 (16.63%) Continuous Integration
24 66 (16.14%) UIKit
25 65 (15.89%) CSS
26 61 (14.91%) Windows
27 60 (14.67%) User Experience
28 53 (12.96%) C#

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (0.98%) CMS
2 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.24%) Drupal
2 1 (0.24%) WordPress
2 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.49%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.65%) GitHub
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.89%) HTTP
2 13 (3.18%) NFC
3 12 (2.93%) Internet
4 3 (0.73%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.05%) SQLite
2 13 (3.18%) MySQL
3 10 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 158 (38.63%) Xcode
2 41 (10.02%) Git (software)
3 34 (8.31%) Subversion
4 28 (6.85%) Eclipse
5 11 (2.69%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.44%) NUnit
6 10 (2.44%) Hudson
7 8 (1.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (1.47%) IntelliJ
8 6 (1.47%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.22%) Maven
10 4 (0.98%) Gradle
11 3 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.49%) WebObjects
12 2 (0.49%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.49%) Flash Builder
12 2 (0.49%) FogBugz
13 1 (0.24%) Calabash
13 1 (0.24%) Yeoman
13 1 (0.24%) eggPlant
General
1 50 (12.22%) Finance
2 33 (8.07%) Retail
3 27 (6.60%) Games
4 22 (5.38%) Marketing
5 20 (4.89%) Publishing
6 17 (4.16%) Banking
7 16 (3.91%) Automotive
7 16 (3.91%) Legal
8 10 (2.44%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.98%) Advertising
10 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.49%) Electronics
11 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 377 (92.18%) Developer
2 297 (72.62%) iOS Developer
3 99 (24.21%) Mobile Developer
4 52 (12.71%) Senior Developer
5 45 (11.00%) Senior iOS Developer
6 23 (5.62%) Android Developer
7 14 (3.42%) iPhone Developer
8 12 (2.93%) Lead Developer
8 12 (2.93%) Team Leader
9 11 (2.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 10 (2.44%) Java Developer
11 9 (2.20%) Software Developer
12 8 (1.96%) UI Developer
12 8 (1.96%) UI Programmer
13 7 (1.71%) Development Team Leader
14 6 (1.47%) Senior iPhone Developer
14 6 (1.47%) Software Engineer
15 5 (1.22%) Junior Developer
15 5 (1.22%) Junior
15 5 (1.22%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (43.03%) Cocoa Touch
2 171 (41.81%) iOS SDK
3 121 (29.58%) JSON
4 101 (24.69%) HTML
5 92 (22.49%) XML
6 82 (20.05%) Web Services
7 73 (17.85%) REST
8 66 (16.14%) UIKit
9 65 (15.89%) CSS
10 52 (12.71%) .NET
11 48 (11.74%) SOAP
12 44 (10.76%) Android SDK
13 35 (8.56%) RESTful
14 32 (7.82%) HTML5
15 25 (6.11%) OpenGL
16 21 (5.13%) Xamarin.iOS
17 20 (4.89%) J2ME
18 18 (4.40%) J2EE
18 18 (4.40%) Ajax
19 14 (3.42%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 160 (39.12%) Mobile App
2 145 (35.45%) iPhone
3 108 (26.41%) iPad
4 60 (14.67%) User Experience
5 49 (11.98%) Social Network
6 43 (10.51%) Blackberry
7 41 (10.02%) Computer Science
8 30 (7.33%) Social Media
9 14 (3.42%) Animation
10 11 (2.69%) N-Tier
10 11 (2.69%) Open Source
11 10 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
12 9 (2.20%) Mobile Payment
13 8 (1.96%) Smartphone
14 7 (1.71%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.71%) Online Games
15 6 (1.47%) Spread Betting
15 6 (1.47%) Derivative
15 6 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 4 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 369 (90.22%) Apple iOS
2 171 (41.81%) Android
3 61 (14.91%) Windows
4 39 (9.54%) Windows Phone
5 16 (3.91%) Windows Phone 8
6 11 (2.69%) Mac OS
7 8 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.98%) webOS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (85.09%) iOS Development
2 199 (48.66%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (39.61%) OO
4 107 (26.16%) Scrum
5 78 (19.07%) OOP
6 73 (17.85%) Android Development
7 69 (16.87%) TDD
8 68 (16.63%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (11.98%) Mobile Application Development
10 42 (10.27%) Software Engineering
11 33 (8.07%) E-Commerce
12 31 (7.58%) MVC
13 26 (6.36%) Memory Management
14 24 (5.87%) Multithreading
15 21 (5.13%) Kanban
16 17 (4.16%) Unit Testing
17 13 (3.18%) OOD
18 12 (2.93%) SOA
18 12 (2.93%) B2C
18 12 (2.93%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 373 (91.20%) Objective-C
2 104 (25.43%) Java
3 77 (18.83%) JavaScript
4 53 (12.96%) C#
5 49 (11.98%) C++
6 30 (7.33%) C
7 17 (4.16%) Ruby
8 16 (3.91%) PHP
9 15 (3.67%) SQL
9 15 (3.67%) Python
10 14 (3.42%) Perl
11 13 (3.18%) XAML
12 10 (2.44%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.20%) VB
13 9 (2.20%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.49%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.49%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
16 1 (0.24%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 53 (12.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.24%) ISEB
2 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 95 (23.23%) Apple
2 32 (7.82%) Facebook
3 27 (6.60%) Google
4 25 (6.11%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.40%) Xamarin
6 14 (3.42%) Twitter
7 6 (1.47%) Sencha
8 3 (0.73%) Zend
8 3 (0.73%) VMware
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe
9 2 (0.49%) SAP
9 2 (0.49%) Symbian
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