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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 672 606 595
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 234 264 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.61% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 192 229 277
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%

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
44202 43004 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.30% 39.41% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37209 37256 42633
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -52 217 £45,000 - 41
London -27 115 £55,000 +7.31% 21
City of London +7 50 £60,000 +20.00% 6
South East -1 40 £40,000 +14.28% 5
South West -1 23 £35,000 -22.22% 4
North West -4 22 £35,000 -5.40% 7
Manchester +9 20 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Bristol +4 15 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 11 £38,750 +24.00% 1
East of England -7 11 £38,750 -13.88% 2
Peterborough - 10 £42,500 -
Kent +4 9 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Scotland -13 9 £55,000 +13.40% 4
Maidstone - 9 £45,000 -
Hampshire -18 8 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Oxfordshire +11 6 £36,250 -23.68%
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £34,000 -28.42%
Milton Keynes -5 6 £34,000 -
Berkshire -9 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Portsmouth -16 6 £36,250 +3.57% 1
East Midlands -32 5 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Somerset - 5 £47,500 - 1
Cheadle - 5 - -
Bath - 5 £47,500 - 1
Surrey -1 4 £42,500 -19.04%
Grimsby - 4 £31,000 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £31,000 -
Reading - 4 £35,000 -
Cambridge -3 3 £37,500 +20.00%
Cheshire -20 2 £37,500 +10.29%

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 403 (94.82%) Objective-C
2 397 (93.41%) Apple iOS
3 361 (84.94%) iOS Development
4 199 (46.82%) Cocoa Touch
5 198 (46.59%) iOS SDK
6 192 (45.18%) Xcode
7 178 (41.88%) Android
8 171 (40.24%) Mobile App
9 162 (38.12%) OO
10 137 (32.24%) iPhone
11 118 (27.76%) JSON
12 115 (27.06%) Scrum
13 99 (23.29%) Java
14 97 (22.82%) iPad
15 94 (22.12%) HTML
15 94 (22.12%) TDD
16 92 (21.65%) Web Services
17 87 (20.47%) UIKit
17 87 (20.47%) XML
17 87 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
18 85 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
19 84 (19.76%) Apple
20 81 (19.06%) OOP
21 78 (18.35%) Android Development
22 65 (15.29%) Windows
22 65 (15.29%) Degree
23 63 (14.82%) JavaScript
24 61 (14.35%) C#
25 57 (13.41%) .NET
25 57 (13.41%) Social Network

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (1.41%) CMS
2 3 (0.71%) Drupal
2 3 (0.71%) WordPress
3 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.41%) HTTP
2 11 (2.59%) NFC
3 10 (2.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.71%) SQLite
2 12 (2.82%) MySQL
3 5 (1.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 192 (45.18%) Xcode
2 36 (8.47%) Subversion
3 34 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 29 (6.82%) Eclipse
5 13 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.35%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.35%) Hudson
7 9 (2.12%) NUnit
8 8 (1.88%) IntelliJ
8 8 (1.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 6 (1.41%) JIRA
10 3 (0.71%) Maven
11 2 (0.47%) Gradle
11 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.24%) JBehave
12 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.24%) Selenium
12 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 52 (12.24%) Finance
2 26 (6.12%) Marketing
3 25 (5.88%) Games
4 23 (5.41%) Publishing
5 22 (5.18%) Retail
6 20 (4.71%) Banking
7 13 (3.06%) Legal
8 9 (2.12%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.65%) Automotive
10 5 (1.18%) Advertising
11 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) Electronics
12 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.47%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (92.00%) Developer
2 311 (73.18%) iOS Developer
3 89 (20.94%) Mobile Developer
4 57 (13.41%) Senior Developer
5 53 (12.47%) Senior iOS Developer
6 22 (5.18%) Android Developer
7 15 (3.53%) Team Leader
8 13 (3.06%) Software Developer
8 13 (3.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 10 (2.35%) Java Developer
10 9 (2.12%) Junior Developer
10 9 (2.12%) Junior
11 8 (1.88%) Development Team Leader
11 8 (1.88%) Lead Developer
11 8 (1.88%) UI Programmer
11 8 (1.88%) Junior iOS Developer
11 8 (1.88%) UI Developer
11 8 (1.88%) iPhone Developer
12 7 (1.65%) Software Team Leader
12 7 (1.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (46.82%) Cocoa Touch
2 198 (46.59%) iOS SDK
3 118 (27.76%) JSON
4 94 (22.12%) HTML
5 92 (21.65%) Web Services
6 87 (20.47%) XML
6 87 (20.47%) UIKit
7 57 (13.41%) REST
7 57 (13.41%) .NET
8 56 (13.18%) CSS
9 52 (12.24%) SOAP
10 48 (11.29%) RESTful
11 41 (9.65%) Android SDK
12 35 (8.24%) HTML5
13 34 (8.00%) OpenGL
14 23 (5.41%) Ajax
15 21 (4.94%) Core Animation
16 20 (4.71%) Xamarin.iOS
17 18 (4.24%) .NET Framework
18 16 (3.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 171 (40.24%) Mobile App
2 137 (32.24%) iPhone
3 97 (22.82%) iPad
4 57 (13.41%) Social Network
5 56 (13.18%) Computer Science
6 42 (9.88%) Blackberry
7 28 (6.59%) Social Media
8 21 (4.94%) Animation
9 15 (3.53%) Client/Server
10 14 (3.29%) Online Games
10 14 (3.29%) Open Source
11 13 (3.06%) Mobile Banking
12 12 (2.82%) N-Tier
13 11 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (1.88%) SystemC
14 8 (1.88%) NHS
14 8 (1.88%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.94%) New Media
16 3 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 397 (93.41%) Apple iOS
2 178 (41.88%) Android
3 65 (15.29%) Windows
4 37 (8.71%) Windows Phone
5 15 (3.53%) Windows Phone 8
6 11 (2.59%) Mac OS
7 10 (2.35%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.94%) webOS
9 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (84.94%) iOS Development
2 162 (38.12%) OO
3 115 (27.06%) Scrum
4 94 (22.12%) TDD
5 87 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (19.06%) OOP
8 78 (18.35%) Android Development
9 53 (12.47%) MVC
10 42 (9.88%) Mobile Application Development
11 37 (8.71%) Software Engineering
12 31 (7.29%) E-Commerce
13 27 (6.35%) Memory Management
14 26 (6.12%) Multithreading
14 26 (6.12%) Unit Testing
15 24 (5.65%) Kanban
16 19 (4.47%) OOD
17 15 (3.53%) Regression Testing
17 15 (3.53%) BDD
18 14 (3.29%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 403 (94.82%) Objective-C
2 99 (23.29%) Java
3 63 (14.82%) JavaScript
4 61 (14.35%) C#
5 49 (11.53%) C++
6 40 (9.41%) C
7 24 (5.65%) SQL
8 21 (4.94%) Ruby
9 17 (4.00%) PHP
10 15 (3.53%) Python
11 14 (3.29%) Perl
12 10 (2.35%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.12%) VB
14 8 (1.88%) XAML
15 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.94%) PowerHouse
16 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.24%) VBA
17 1 (0.24%) Clojure
17 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (15.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.24%) ISEB
2 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 84 (19.76%) Apple
2 43 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 36 (8.47%) Facebook
4 28 (6.59%) Xamarin
5 23 (5.41%) Google
6 16 (3.76%) Twitter
7 6 (1.41%) Sencha
8 4 (0.94%) VMware
9 3 (0.71%) Zend
10 2 (0.47%) SAP
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18,000 - £55,000
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per Annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, free lunches etc
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