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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 728 758 686
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -72
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 164 188 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 117 139 181
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
40824 47288 43848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.78% 40.00% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34880 40452 38092
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +25 160 £47,500 -9.52% 32
London -21 71 £55,000 -8.33% 13
South East +37 50 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Oxfordshire +38 22 - -
South West +6 19 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Surrey +25 14 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Oxford - 13 - -
City of London +4 12 £60,000 - 7
Dorset - 10 £32,500 -
Bournemouth - 10 £32,500 -
Farnham - 10 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +16 9 £18,000 -52.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £18,000 -
Bristol - 8 £37,500 - 2
Kent +1 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Leeds - 7 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £35,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 6 £35,000 - 1
North East - 6 £35,000 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 6 £35,000 - 4
East of England +10 5 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 5 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire +4 3 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £48,000 -
Maidstone -5 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Halifax - 2 £18,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £33,750 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £45,000 -

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 369 (99.46%) Apple iOS
2 356 (95.96%) Objective-C
3 350 (94.34%) iOS Development
4 257 (69.27%) Cocoa Touch
5 191 (51.48%) Xcode
6 178 (47.98%) Mobile Development
7 167 (45.01%) OO
7 167 (45.01%) Android
8 162 (43.67%) Mobile App
9 161 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
10 134 (36.12%) iPhone
11 127 (34.23%) Apple
12 125 (33.69%) JSON
13 108 (29.11%) Subversion
14 104 (28.03%) iOS SDK
15 99 (26.68%) REST
15 99 (26.68%) Git (software)
16 98 (26.42%) Memory Management
17 94 (25.34%) iPad
18 82 (22.10%) HTML
18 82 (22.10%) JavaScript
19 79 (21.29%) Scrum
20 76 (20.49%) Unit Testing
21 74 (19.95%) Continuous Integration
22 70 (18.87%) Android Development
23 68 (18.33%) Multithreading
24 67 (18.06%) Web Services
24 67 (18.06%) User Experience
25 66 (17.79%) Windows
25 66 (17.79%) Animation

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (0.54%) CMS
2 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.27%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.43%) HTTP
2 5 (1.35%) Network Security
2 5 (1.35%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.08%) Wireless
3 4 (1.08%) Internet
4 3 (0.81%) iBeacon
5 2 (0.54%) Skype
5 2 (0.54%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.54%) Firewall
5 2 (0.54%) VPN
5 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.85%) SQLite
2 10 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.16%) MySQL
4 5 (1.35%) Spotfire
4 5 (1.35%) QlikView
5 2 (0.54%) Big Data
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 191 (51.48%) Xcode
2 108 (29.11%) Subversion
3 99 (26.68%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.85%) JIRA
4 18 (4.85%) CocoaPods
5 11 (2.96%) Calabash
6 10 (2.70%) Selenium
7 8 (2.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.54%) Hudson
9 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.54%) eggPlant
9 2 (0.54%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.54%) Maven
9 2 (0.54%) JBehave
9 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.54%) Moq
10 1 (0.27%) Mocha
General
1 37 (9.97%) Finance
2 36 (9.70%) Marketing
3 23 (6.20%) Banking
4 14 (3.77%) Games
5 13 (3.50%) Retail
6 9 (2.43%) Advertising
7 6 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.35%) Military
9 4 (1.08%) Publishing
9 4 (1.08%) Law
10 3 (0.81%) Avionics
11 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Electronics
11 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 348 (93.80%) Developer
2 289 (77.90%) iOS Developer
3 83 (22.37%) Mobile Developer
4 59 (15.90%) Senior Developer
5 54 (14.56%) Senior iOS Developer
6 50 (13.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 24 (6.47%) Software Engineer
8 12 (3.23%) Junior Developer
8 12 (3.23%) Junior
8 12 (3.23%) Android Developer
9 11 (2.96%) Mac Developer
10 9 (2.43%) iPhone Developer
10 9 (2.43%) Designer
10 9 (2.43%) Programmer
10 9 (2.43%) Lead Developer
11 8 (2.16%) Software Developer
11 8 (2.16%) Junior iOS Developer
12 6 (1.62%) Mobile Software Engineer
12 6 (1.62%) Applications Developer
13 5 (1.35%) Senior Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (69.27%) Cocoa Touch
2 125 (33.69%) JSON
3 104 (28.03%) iOS SDK
4 99 (26.68%) REST
5 82 (22.10%) HTML
6 67 (18.06%) Web Services
7 64 (17.25%) Core Animation
8 53 (14.29%) RESTful
8 53 (14.29%) UIKit
9 52 (14.02%) XML
9 52 (14.02%) CSS
10 34 (9.16%) .NET
11 32 (8.63%) HTML5
12 29 (7.82%) jQuery
13 25 (6.74%) Apache Flex
14 23 (6.20%) OpenGL
15 18 (4.85%) Xamarin.iOS
16 17 (4.58%) SOAP
17 15 (4.04%) PhoneGap
17 15 (4.04%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 162 (43.67%) Mobile App
2 134 (36.12%) iPhone
3 94 (25.34%) iPad
4 67 (18.06%) User Experience
5 66 (17.79%) Animation
6 48 (12.94%) Computer Science
7 47 (12.67%) Social Media
8 36 (9.70%) Data Structures
9 33 (8.89%) Algorithms
10 23 (6.20%) Client/Server
11 20 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.43%) N-Tier
12 9 (2.43%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (2.16%) Blackberry
13 8 (2.16%) Social Network
14 6 (1.62%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.62%) NHS
15 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
16 4 (1.08%) Digital Media
17 3 (0.81%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 369 (99.46%) Apple iOS
2 167 (45.01%) Android
3 66 (17.79%) Windows
4 35 (9.43%) Windows Phone
5 22 (5.93%) Mac OS X
6 14 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (2.96%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.62%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (94.34%) iOS Development
2 178 (47.98%) Mobile Development
3 167 (45.01%) OO
4 161 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (26.42%) Memory Management
6 79 (21.29%) Scrum
7 76 (20.49%) Unit Testing
8 74 (19.95%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (18.87%) Android Development
10 68 (18.33%) Multithreading
11 48 (12.94%) TDD
12 47 (12.67%) MVC
13 45 (12.13%) OOP
14 39 (10.51%) Software Engineering
15 33 (8.89%) UML
16 29 (7.82%) E-Commerce
17 24 (6.47%) Mobile Application Development
18 19 (5.12%) OOD
19 17 (4.58%) Analytics
19 17 (4.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 356 (95.96%) Objective-C
2 82 (22.10%) JavaScript
3 47 (12.67%) Apple Swift
4 46 (12.40%) Java
5 31 (8.36%) C++
6 26 (7.01%) PHP
7 22 (5.93%) C
8 19 (5.12%) C#
9 10 (2.70%) Ruby
9 10 (2.70%) Python
9 10 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.08%) VB
11 3 (0.81%) Clojure
11 3 (0.81%) SQL
11 3 (0.81%) Perl
12 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 63 (16.98%) Degree
2 2 (0.54%) ISEB
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.54%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 127 (34.23%) Apple
2 23 (6.20%) Google
3 22 (5.93%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.31%) Facebook
5 15 (4.04%) Sencha
6 6 (1.62%) Twitter
6 6 (1.62%) Appcelerator
6 6 (1.62%) Volantis
6 6 (1.62%) Yahoo!
6 6 (1.62%) Netbiscuits
6 6 (1.62%) Kony
7 5 (1.35%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.35%) Tableau
8 4 (1.08%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.54%) IBM
9 2 (0.54%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.54%) Adobe
9 2 (0.54%) Intel
10 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle
Farnham, Surrey
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Mobile Talent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Judo Payments
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: plus shares
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 35000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £22,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago