The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 785 846 781
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -65
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 125 120 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 95 90 150
Median salary £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.11% +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
36854 41285 43094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.70% 37.69% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31865 35413 36241
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Cocoa as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016 within the UK.

Cocoa Salary Histogram in the UK

Cocoa
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 116 £56,250 +25.00% 20
London +59 71 £70,000 +27.27% 15
South East +30 8 £47,000 +10.58%
Hampshire +18 8 £47,000 +4.44%
North West +1 8 £48,500 - 2
Manchester 0 8 £48,500 - 2
West Midlands -3 8 £52,500 +40.00%
Birmingham -18 8 £52,500 -
East Midlands +23 7 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 7 £47,500 +18.75% 2
East of England +11 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Nottingham +9 7 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Bristol - 7 £40,000 -
South West - 7 £40,000 -
City of London +36 6 £70,000 +55.55% 4
Basingstoke -9 4 £54,000 +20.00%
Southampton - 4 £40,000 -
Stockport - 4 £48,500 -
Colchester - 3 £45,000 -
South Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £40,000 -
Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Essex - 3 £45,000 - 1
Ipswich -2 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Suffolk -8 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £50,000 -

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Cocoa also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 309 (99.04%) Apple iOS
2 304 (97.44%) Objective-C
3 289 (92.63%) iOS Development
4 194 (62.18%) Apple Swift
5 178 (57.05%) Cocoa Touch
6 168 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 153 (49.04%) Mobile Development
8 120 (38.46%) Mobile App
9 119 (38.14%) Xcode
10 117 (37.50%) Android
11 112 (35.90%) Core Data
12 97 (31.09%) Git (software)
13 96 (30.77%) Apple
14 95 (30.45%) iPhone
14 95 (30.45%) Unit Testing
15 93 (29.81%) TDD
16 87 (27.88%) Scrum
17 84 (26.92%) OO
18 82 (26.28%) User Experience
19 76 (24.36%) JSON
20 74 (23.72%) iOS SDK
21 73 (23.40%) REST
21 73 (23.40%) Animation
22 72 (23.08%) iPad
23 69 (22.12%) Android Development
24 68 (21.79%) JavaScript
25 65 (20.83%) Java
25 65 (20.83%) BDD
26 63 (20.19%) HTML
27 61 (19.55%) Core Animation

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.85%) iTunes
2 12 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.85%) TestFlight
3 10 (3.21%) GitHub
4 6 (1.92%) Slack
5 4 (1.28%) Google Play
6 1 (0.32%) Heroku
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.56%) HTTP
2 7 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.60%) Internet
4 2 (0.64%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.73%) Relational Database
2 18 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.45%) MySQL
3 17 (5.45%) SQLite
4 12 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.53%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.60%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.32%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 119 (38.14%) Xcode
2 97 (31.09%) Git (software)
3 37 (11.86%) Jenkins
4 32 (10.26%) CocoaPods
5 30 (9.62%) Subversion
6 17 (5.45%) JIRA
7 11 (3.53%) Android Studio
8 7 (2.24%) JUnit
9 6 (1.92%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.92%) Maven
10 4 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.64%) Calabash
11 2 (0.64%) Gradle
12 1 (0.32%) Bower
12 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (11.54%) Publishing
2 29 (9.29%) Finance
3 18 (5.77%) Games
4 11 (3.53%) Banking
5 9 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.60%) Marketing
7 4 (1.28%) Advertising
7 4 (1.28%) Electronics
7 4 (1.28%) Law
7 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 302 (96.79%) Developer
2 268 (85.90%) iOS Developer
3 93 (29.81%) Senior Developer
4 87 (27.88%) Senior iOS Developer
5 49 (15.71%) Mobile Developer
6 35 (11.22%) Objective-C Developer
7 34 (10.90%) Lead Developer
7 34 (10.90%) Lead iOS Developer
8 20 (6.41%) Android Developer
9 17 (5.45%) Applications Developer
10 14 (4.49%) Digital Developer
10 14 (4.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 14 (4.49%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
12 10 (3.21%) C++ Developer
13 9 (2.88%) Technical Leader
14 8 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 8 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
15 7 (2.24%) C++ Software Developer
15 7 (2.24%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (57.05%) Cocoa Touch
2 112 (35.90%) Core Data
3 76 (24.36%) JSON
4 74 (23.72%) iOS SDK
5 73 (23.40%) REST
6 63 (20.19%) HTML
7 61 (19.55%) Core Animation
8 56 (17.95%) RESTful
9 54 (17.31%) UIKit
10 51 (16.35%) CSS
11 47 (15.06%) Web Services
12 39 (12.50%) XML
13 23 (7.37%) Android SDK
14 22 (7.05%) HTML5
15 20 (6.41%) Ruby on Rails
16 19 (6.09%) jQuery
17 18 (5.77%) CSS3
18 17 (5.45%) .NET
19 13 (4.17%) SOAP
20 11 (3.53%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 120 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 95 (30.45%) iPhone
3 82 (26.28%) User Experience
4 73 (23.40%) Animation
5 72 (23.08%) iPad
6 52 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 28 (8.97%) Smartphone
8 20 (6.41%) Fintech
9 10 (3.21%) Online Games
9 10 (3.21%) Spread Betting
10 9 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (2.56%) Graphic Design
11 8 (2.56%) Smart Home
12 7 (2.24%) Statistics
13 6 (1.92%) Apple TV
13 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (1.60%) Internet of Things
14 5 (1.60%) Mobile Games
14 5 (1.60%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 309 (99.04%) Apple iOS
2 117 (37.50%) Android
3 47 (15.06%) Mac OS X
4 30 (9.62%) Windows
5 24 (7.69%) Linux
6 11 (3.53%) Unix
7 6 (1.92%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (92.63%) iOS Development
2 168 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (49.04%) Mobile Development
4 95 (30.45%) Unit Testing
5 93 (29.81%) TDD
6 87 (27.88%) Scrum
7 84 (26.92%) OO
8 69 (22.12%) Android Development
9 65 (20.83%) BDD
10 46 (14.74%) OOP
11 45 (14.42%) Software Engineering
12 43 (13.78%) OOD
13 40 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (10.90%) Multithreading
15 29 (9.29%) Mobile Application Development
16 26 (8.33%) Content Management
17 24 (7.69%) Mentoring
18 21 (6.73%) Kanban
18 21 (6.73%) SDLC
19 17 (5.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 304 (97.44%) Objective-C
2 194 (62.18%) Apple Swift
3 68 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 65 (20.83%) Java
5 28 (8.97%) C++
6 24 (7.69%) Ruby
7 23 (7.37%) C
8 11 (3.53%) C#
8 11 (3.53%) Python
9 9 (2.88%) SQL
10 7 (2.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (16.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 96 (30.77%) Apple
2 9 (2.88%) Xamarin
3 7 (2.24%) Google
4 6 (1.92%) Facebook
5 5 (1.60%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.60%) Twitter
6 4 (1.28%) SAP
7 2 (0.64%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.64%) Sencha
8 1 (0.32%) Samsung
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