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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 685 609 573
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -36
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 215 300 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.67% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 172 223 304
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 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 19 December 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 19 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
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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 -50 187 £50,000 +11.11% 22
London +10 114 £56,250 +12.50% 12
South East +22 36 £45,000 +24.13% 8
City of London +23 33 £60,000 +11.62% 5
Scotland -41 19 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Glasgow -33 18 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North West -24 14 £35,500 -16.47% 1
Oxfordshire +18 13 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Oxford - 10 £45,000 -
Surrey -4 9 £36,000 +4.34% 2
Manchester -15 9 £47,500 +13.77% 1
Berkshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
South Wales - 8 £30,000 - 3
Wales - 8 £30,000 - 3
West Midlands -8 7 £36,500 -14.11%
Newbury - 7 £45,000 - 1
Cardiff - 7 £30,000 - 2
East Midlands +11 6 £45,000 +11.11%
South West -8 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Birmingham -6 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Bristol 0 4 £46,250 +15.62%
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £45,000 +9.09%
Nottingham -3 4 £45,000 +9.09%
Guildford -20 4 £40,500 +1.25%
Hampshire -29 4 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Lancashire - 4 £34,750 -
Hounslow - 4 - - 1
Farnham +11 3 £36,000 +7.46% 1
Southampton +3 3 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Sheffield -14 3 £45,000 +38.46%

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 377 (90.41%) Apple iOS
1 377 (90.41%) Objective-C
2 369 (88.49%) iOS Development
3 191 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (44.84%) Xcode
5 179 (42.93%) Cocoa Touch
6 169 (40.53%) Mobile App
7 154 (36.93%) JSON
7 154 (36.93%) Android
8 153 (36.69%) OO
9 141 (33.81%) iOS SDK
10 139 (33.33%) iPhone
11 111 (26.62%) iPad
12 106 (25.42%) HTML
13 105 (25.18%) Apple
14 97 (23.26%) XML
15 96 (23.02%) Scrum
16 91 (21.82%) REST
17 90 (21.58%) Java
18 83 (19.90%) JavaScript
19 79 (18.94%) Web Services
20 73 (17.51%) Git (software)
21 69 (16.55%) TDD
22 68 (16.31%) Android Development
23 62 (14.87%) Windows
24 60 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
25 57 (13.67%) OOP
26 56 (13.43%) CSS
26 56 (13.43%) User Experience
27 54 (12.95%) UIKit

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (1.44%) CMS
2 4 (0.96%) Node.js
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.24%) Drupal
4 1 (0.24%) WordPress
4 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.72%) Maya
3 2 (0.48%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.08%) HTTP
2 12 (2.88%) NFC
3 10 (2.40%) Internet
4 9 (2.16%) iBeacon
5 5 (1.20%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.24%) Network Security
6 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.99%) SQLite
2 20 (4.80%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.64%) MySQL
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.72%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 187 (44.84%) Xcode
2 73 (17.51%) Git (software)
3 53 (12.71%) Subversion
4 19 (4.56%) Eclipse
5 16 (3.84%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.64%) Selenium
6 11 (2.64%) Hudson
7 9 (2.16%) Maven
7 9 (2.16%) NUnit
8 8 (1.92%) Calabash
9 7 (1.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (1.44%) JIRA
11 5 (1.20%) QUnit
11 5 (1.20%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.20%) JBehave
11 5 (1.20%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.20%) Mocha
11 5 (1.20%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.20%) eggPlant
12 4 (0.96%) Yeoman
General
1 39 (9.35%) Finance
2 34 (8.15%) Retail
3 25 (6.00%) Games
4 23 (5.52%) Publishing
5 20 (4.80%) Automotive
6 18 (4.32%) Marketing
7 12 (2.88%) Legal
8 10 (2.40%) Advertising
9 7 (1.68%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.44%) Banking
11 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.72%) Military
12 2 (0.48%) Avionics
12 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
13 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 391 (93.76%) Developer
2 312 (74.82%) iOS Developer
3 91 (21.82%) Mobile Developer
4 57 (13.67%) Senior Developer
5 44 (10.55%) Senior iOS Developer
6 16 (3.84%) iPhone Developer
6 16 (3.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 15 (3.60%) Android Developer
7 15 (3.60%) Software Engineer
8 14 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 9 (2.16%) Lead Developer
9 9 (2.16%) Software Developer
10 8 (1.92%) UI Programmer
10 8 (1.92%) UI Developer
11 7 (1.68%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (1.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 6 (1.44%) Applications Developer
13 5 (1.20%) Tester
13 5 (1.20%) Junior
13 5 (1.20%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (42.93%) Cocoa Touch
2 154 (36.93%) JSON
3 141 (33.81%) iOS SDK
4 106 (25.42%) HTML
5 97 (23.26%) XML
6 91 (21.82%) REST
7 79 (18.94%) Web Services
8 56 (13.43%) CSS
9 54 (12.95%) UIKit
10 52 (12.47%) RESTful
11 51 (12.23%) .NET
12 38 (9.11%) HTML5
13 36 (8.63%) SOAP
13 36 (8.63%) Android SDK
14 35 (8.39%) Core Animation
15 23 (5.52%) ASP.NET
16 22 (5.28%) jQuery
17 19 (4.56%) Xamarin.iOS
18 15 (3.60%) J2ME
19 14 (3.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 169 (40.53%) Mobile App
2 139 (33.33%) iPhone
3 111 (26.62%) iPad
4 56 (13.43%) User Experience
5 37 (8.87%) Social Network
6 36 (8.63%) Animation
7 35 (8.39%) Blackberry
8 26 (6.24%) Social Media
9 21 (5.04%) Computer Science
10 13 (3.12%) Open Source
11 12 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (2.40%) SWIFT
12 10 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (2.16%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.92%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.68%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.68%) Client/Server
16 6 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (1.44%) Spread Betting
16 6 (1.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 377 (90.41%) Apple iOS
2 154 (36.93%) Android
3 62 (14.87%) Windows
4 29 (6.95%) Windows Phone
5 20 (4.80%) Mac OS X
6 11 (2.64%) Mac OS
7 9 (2.16%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.72%) webOS
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (88.49%) iOS Development
2 191 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (36.69%) OO
4 96 (23.02%) Scrum
5 69 (16.55%) TDD
6 68 (16.31%) Android Development
7 60 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (13.67%) OOP
9 47 (11.27%) Mobile Application Development
10 45 (10.79%) Software Engineering
11 38 (9.11%) Memory Management
12 31 (7.43%) Multithreading
12 31 (7.43%) E-Commerce
13 28 (6.71%) Unit Testing
14 27 (6.47%) MVC
15 15 (3.60%) Business Development
16 13 (3.12%) UML
16 13 (3.12%) User Stories
17 11 (2.64%) MVVM
17 11 (2.64%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 377 (90.41%) Objective-C
2 90 (21.58%) Java
3 83 (19.90%) JavaScript
4 48 (11.51%) C#
5 31 (7.43%) C++
6 23 (5.52%) Python
7 21 (5.04%) Ruby
8 20 (4.80%) PHP
9 18 (4.32%) SQL
10 17 (4.08%) C
11 15 (3.60%) Perl
12 10 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.68%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.44%) XAML
15 3 (0.72%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.72%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.48%) XPath
17 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (7.19%) Degree
2 5 (1.20%) ISEB
2 5 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.80%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.20%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 105 (25.18%) Apple
2 23 (5.52%) Facebook
3 22 (5.28%) Google
4 10 (2.40%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.92%) Sencha
6 7 (1.68%) Twitter
7 3 (0.72%) Adobe
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle
8 2 (0.48%) Symbian
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.24%) SAP
9 1 (0.24%) Cognizant
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