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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 745 679 628
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -51
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 148 230 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.52% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 112 187 214
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%

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
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 2015 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 28 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
England -72 134 £47,500 +5.55% 39
London -20 78 £50,000 -9.09% 19
South East +4 25 £40,000 - 3
East of England +7 18 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Surrey +16 15 £40,000 -5.88%
City of London -8 15 £53,750 -8.89% 6
Ipswich - 9 £42,500 - 2
Farnham - 9 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 9 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire +17 7 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Scotland -1 7 £47,500 -13.63%
Glasgow - 7 £47,500 -
Twickenham - 7 £75,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £35,000 -
Kent +1 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - -
Leeds - 6 £45,000 - 2
Manchester -18 3 £30,000 -14.28% 4
North West -18 3 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Guildford - 3 £45,000 -
Reigate - 2 £27,500 -
Brighton - 2 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire +5 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire 0 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -1 1 £45,000 -
Sheffield -2 1 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear -6 1 £22,500 -43.75% 2

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 299 (97.08%) Apple iOS
2 283 (91.88%) iOS Development
3 277 (89.94%) Objective-C
4 203 (65.91%) Cocoa Touch
5 149 (48.38%) Android
6 142 (46.10%) Xcode
6 142 (46.10%) Mobile Development
7 134 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (40.58%) OO
9 118 (38.31%) Mobile App
10 116 (37.66%) iPhone
11 114 (37.01%) JavaScript
12 103 (33.44%) Apple
13 97 (31.49%) HTML
14 90 (29.22%) iPad
15 86 (27.92%) Git (software)
16 81 (26.30%) JSON
17 79 (25.65%) CSS
18 74 (24.03%) Web Services
19 73 (23.70%) Subversion
20 72 (23.38%) Degree
20 72 (23.38%) iOS SDK
21 67 (21.75%) Continuous Integration
22 66 (21.43%) Apple Swift
23 63 (20.45%) REST
24 62 (20.13%) Windows
25 60 (19.48%) Memory Management
26 59 (19.16%) RESTful
27 54 (17.53%) Android Development
28 52 (16.88%) Unit Testing

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (0.32%) Apache
1 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.62%) Internet
2 4 (1.30%) Wireless
3 2 (0.65%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.32%) HTTP
4 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.82%) SQLite
2 9 (2.92%) MySQL
3 6 (1.95%) Big Data
4 5 (1.62%) Spotfire
4 5 (1.62%) QlikView
4 5 (1.62%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 142 (46.10%) Xcode
2 86 (27.92%) Git (software)
3 73 (23.70%) Subversion
4 11 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.60%) CocoaPods
5 8 (2.60%) JIRA
6 7 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 6 (1.95%) Hudson
8 4 (1.30%) Calabash
8 4 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.65%) Moq
9 2 (0.65%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.65%) Selenium
9 2 (0.65%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.65%) Gradle
10 1 (0.32%) JUnit
10 1 (0.32%) Maven
General
1 37 (12.01%) Finance
2 27 (8.77%) Marketing
3 23 (7.47%) Games
4 17 (5.52%) Banking
5 15 (4.87%) Retail
6 10 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.95%) Publishing
7 6 (1.95%) Law
8 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 292 (94.81%) Developer
2 255 (82.79%) iOS Developer
3 74 (24.03%) Mobile Developer
4 50 (16.23%) Senior Developer
5 46 (14.94%) Senior iOS Developer
6 39 (12.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 15 (4.87%) Applications Developer
8 14 (4.55%) Junior
8 14 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 11 (3.57%) Android Developer
9 11 (3.57%) Junior iOS Developer
10 10 (3.25%) Software Engineer
11 9 (2.92%) Software Developer
11 9 (2.92%) Programmer
12 6 (1.95%) Graduate
12 6 (1.95%) Mobile Software Engineer
12 6 (1.95%) Graduate Developer
13 5 (1.62%) Designer
14 4 (1.30%) Android Software Engineer
15 3 (0.97%) Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (65.91%) Cocoa Touch
2 97 (31.49%) HTML
3 81 (26.30%) JSON
4 79 (25.65%) CSS
5 74 (24.03%) Web Services
6 72 (23.38%) iOS SDK
7 63 (20.45%) REST
8 59 (19.16%) RESTful
9 46 (14.94%) Core Animation
10 45 (14.61%) UIKit
11 35 (11.36%) XML
12 33 (10.71%) HTML5
13 28 (9.09%) .NET
13 28 (9.09%) Apache Flex
14 25 (8.12%) SOAP
15 20 (6.49%) OpenGL
16 19 (6.17%) jQuery
17 16 (5.19%) PhoneGap
18 12 (3.90%) CSS3
19 10 (3.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 118 (38.31%) Mobile App
2 116 (37.66%) iPhone
3 90 (29.22%) iPad
4 51 (16.56%) User Experience
5 47 (15.26%) Animation
5 47 (15.26%) Computer Science
6 46 (14.94%) Social Media
7 33 (10.71%) Data Structures
8 31 (10.06%) Algorithms
9 24 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (3.25%) NHS
11 8 (2.60%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (2.60%) Contract for Difference
11 8 (2.60%) Spread Betting
12 7 (2.27%) Social Network
12 7 (2.27%) Online Games
13 6 (1.95%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.95%) Client/Server
14 4 (1.30%) Semantic Web
14 4 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 299 (97.08%) Apple iOS
2 149 (48.38%) Android
3 62 (20.13%) Windows
4 36 (11.69%) Windows Phone
5 17 (5.52%) Mac OS X
6 9 (2.92%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (2.27%) Linux
8 5 (1.62%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.62%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (1.30%) UNIX
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (91.88%) iOS Development
2 142 (46.10%) Mobile Development
3 134 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (40.58%) OO
5 67 (21.75%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (19.48%) Memory Management
7 54 (17.53%) Android Development
8 52 (16.88%) Unit Testing
9 49 (15.91%) Multithreading
10 48 (15.58%) Scrum
11 42 (13.64%) MVC
12 36 (11.69%) Software Engineering
13 35 (11.36%) OOP
14 26 (8.44%) TDD
15 20 (6.49%) UML
16 19 (6.17%) E-Commerce
17 17 (5.52%) OOD
18 16 (5.19%) BDD
19 13 (4.22%) B2B
20 12 (3.90%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 277 (89.94%) Objective-C
2 114 (37.01%) JavaScript
3 66 (21.43%) Apple Swift
4 36 (11.69%) Java
5 32 (10.39%) C++
6 22 (7.14%) C
7 17 (5.52%) C#
8 15 (4.87%) PHP
9 13 (4.22%) Ruby
10 12 (3.90%) SQL
11 8 (2.60%) Python
12 3 (0.97%) Clojure
13 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.32%) Perl
14 1 (0.32%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.32%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 72 (23.38%) Degree
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) EMIR
2 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 103 (33.44%) Apple
2 18 (5.84%) Google
3 14 (4.55%) Facebook
4 11 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.60%) Sencha
6 7 (2.27%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.95%) Netbiscuits
7 6 (1.95%) Kony
7 6 (1.95%) Appcelerator
7 6 (1.95%) Volantis
8 5 (1.62%) Tableau
8 5 (1.62%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.30%) Twitter
10 3 (0.97%) Yahoo!
11 2 (0.65%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.65%) Adobe
11 2 (0.65%) IBM
11 2 (0.65%) Intel
12 1 (0.32%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.32%) Telerik
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