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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 826 719 683
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -36
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 125 224 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.58% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 102 181 176
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
38577 38855 42646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 37.16% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33292 33449 35638
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -67 120 £45,000 -10.00% 27
South East -21 50 £45,000 +2.85% 6
London -64 39 £57,500 +2.22% 6
Hampshire +26 20 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +10 16 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Surrey +3 16 £32,500 -9.72% 3
Nottinghamshire +20 15 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Nottingham +15 15 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Basingstoke +25 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East Sussex +15 11 £45,000 -30.76%
Brighton +12 11 £45,000 -30.76%
Guildford +3 6 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Manchester +23 5 £33,750 -28.94% 3
North West +5 5 £33,750 -0.73% 4
Scotland -5 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Farnham -9 5 £35,000 -6.04% 1
West Midlands -17 5 £50,000 +36.98% 3
Fareham - 5 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £32,500 -
Berkshire -5 3 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Redditch - 3 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £47,500 -
City of London +31 2 £58,750 +2.17%
Newbury +17 2 £70,000 +55.55%
Reading +6 2 £70,000 +125.80%
Slough +1 2 £70,000 -
Birmingham -11 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Glasgow -18 2 - -
North East - 2 £42,500 - 3

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 225 (91.84%) Apple iOS
2 218 (88.98%) Objective-C
3 212 (86.53%) iOS Development
4 143 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (55.51%) Android
6 109 (44.49%) Cocoa Touch
7 86 (35.10%) Android Development
8 85 (34.69%) Git (software)
8 85 (34.69%) Apple
9 83 (33.88%) Mobile Development
10 80 (32.65%) Apple Swift
11 79 (32.24%) Mobile App
12 78 (31.84%) Java
13 72 (29.39%) Xcode
14 64 (26.12%) OO
15 61 (24.90%) JSON
16 56 (22.86%) JavaScript
17 50 (20.41%) Windows
17 50 (20.41%) Mac OS X
18 48 (19.59%) SQL
19 47 (19.18%) Computer Science
20 46 (18.78%) Degree
20 46 (18.78%) XML
21 45 (18.37%) HTML
21 45 (18.37%) iPhone
22 44 (17.96%) iOS SDK
22 44 (17.96%) REST
23 43 (17.55%) Web Services
23 43 (17.55%) Subversion
24 41 (16.73%) C++

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (6.12%) Node.js
2 4 (1.63%) JBoss
3 2 (0.82%) Apache
3 2 (0.82%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.06%) GitHub
2 16 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.49%) Internet
3 8 (3.27%) HTTP
4 7 (2.86%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.63%) LDAP
6 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.80%) SQLite
2 15 (6.12%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.45%) MySQL
5 5 (2.04%) Big Data
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 85 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 72 (29.39%) Xcode
3 43 (17.55%) Subversion
4 35 (14.29%) JIRA
5 25 (10.20%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.27%) Android Studio
7 6 (2.45%) CocoaPods
7 6 (2.45%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.45%) Gradle
8 5 (2.04%) git-flow
8 5 (2.04%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.63%) Hudson
9 4 (1.63%) JConsole
10 3 (1.22%) JUnit
10 3 (1.22%) Maven
11 2 (0.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.82%) Robotium
12 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.41%) FlexUnit
12 1 (0.41%) RIATest
General
1 36 (14.69%) Finance
2 23 (9.39%) Games
3 8 (3.27%) Banking
4 7 (2.86%) Marketing
5 6 (2.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Front Office
6 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 223 (91.02%) Developer
2 180 (73.47%) iOS Developer
3 35 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 32 (13.06%) Android Developer
5 27 (11.02%) Objective-C Developer
6 23 (9.39%) C++ Developer
6 23 (9.39%) Mobile Developer
7 22 (8.98%) Senior iOS Developer
7 22 (8.98%) Software Developer
8 21 (8.57%) Applications Developer
9 16 (6.53%) C++ Software Developer
10 11 (4.49%) Xamarin Developer
11 10 (4.08%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.08%) Node.js Developer
12 9 (3.67%) Architect
12 9 (3.67%) Lead Developer
12 9 (3.67%) Lead iOS Developer
13 8 (3.27%) Junior
13 8 (3.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (44.49%) Cocoa Touch
2 61 (24.90%) JSON
3 46 (18.78%) XML
4 45 (18.37%) HTML
5 44 (17.96%) iOS SDK
5 44 (17.96%) REST
6 43 (17.55%) Web Services
7 41 (16.73%) RESTful
8 33 (13.47%) UIKit
9 30 (12.24%) Core Animation
10 29 (11.84%) Qt
11 22 (8.98%) CSS
12 21 (8.57%) Ajax
13 12 (4.90%) .NET
13 12 (4.90%) Android SDK
14 10 (4.08%) SOAP
15 9 (3.67%) HTML5
16 8 (3.27%) Apache Flex
16 8 (3.27%) WPF
17 7 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 79 (32.24%) Mobile App
2 47 (19.18%) Computer Science
3 45 (18.37%) iPhone
4 39 (15.92%) Animation
5 38 (15.51%) iPad
6 36 (14.69%) User Experience
7 27 (11.02%) Algorithms
8 22 (8.98%) Data Structures
8 22 (8.98%) Smartphone
9 15 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (6.12%) Social Media
10 8 (3.27%) SWIFT
11 6 (2.45%) Online Games
12 5 (2.04%) Cryptography
12 5 (2.04%) Semantic Web
13 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.63%) Graphic Design
13 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 225 (91.84%) Apple iOS
2 136 (55.51%) Android
3 50 (20.41%) Mac OS X
3 50 (20.41%) Windows
4 16 (6.53%) Linux
5 8 (3.27%) Unix
6 6 (2.45%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.63%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (86.53%) iOS Development
2 143 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (35.10%) Android Development
4 83 (33.88%) Mobile Development
5 64 (26.12%) OO
6 40 (16.33%) Scrum
7 39 (15.92%) Software Engineering
8 36 (14.69%) OOP
8 36 (14.69%) Unit Testing
9 35 (14.29%) Multithreading
10 32 (13.06%) OOD
11 31 (12.65%) TDD
12 29 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (9.80%) Memory Management
13 24 (9.80%) MVC
14 21 (8.57%) SDLC
14 21 (8.57%) Secure Coding
15 18 (7.35%) BDD
16 15 (6.12%) E-Commerce
17 14 (5.71%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 218 (88.98%) Objective-C
2 80 (32.65%) Apple Swift
3 78 (31.84%) Java
4 56 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 48 (19.59%) SQL
6 41 (16.73%) C++
7 33 (13.47%) C#
8 14 (5.71%) C
9 11 (4.49%) PHP
10 7 (2.86%) Python
10 7 (2.86%) Ruby
11 4 (1.63%) Groovy
11 4 (1.63%) Scala
11 4 (1.63%) XPath
12 2 (0.82%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.82%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (18.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.41%) EMIR
Vendors
1 85 (34.69%) Apple
2 29 (11.84%) Google
3 16 (6.53%) Xamarin
4 13 (5.31%) IBM
5 5 (2.04%) Facebook
5 5 (2.04%) Twitter
6 2 (0.82%) Adobe
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.82%) Sencha
6 2 (0.82%) Symbian
7 1 (0.41%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.41%) Murex
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle
7 1 (0.41%) Perforce
7 1 (0.41%) Rally
7 1 (0.41%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.41%) Sybase
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