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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 733 791 791
Rank change year-on-year
+58 0
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 183 179 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 150 130 166
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
37885 42044 47296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.83% 37.94% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32928 35939 40488
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 +59 173 £60,000 +26.31% 27
London +87 113 £72,500 +38.09% 14
South East +13 23 £49,000 +22.50% 1
Hampshire - 20 £49,000 - 1
City of London +66 19 £70,000 +16.66% 2
East of England +38 12 £50,000 +20.48% 5
Basingstoke - 11 £49,000 - 1
Ipswich +30 9 £50,000 +42.85%
North West +25 9 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Suffolk +17 9 £50,000 +42.85%
Southampton - 9 £40,000 -
Scotland +6 8 £53,750 +53.57%
Nottinghamshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham - 7 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -1 6 £36,250 -14.70% 3
Glasgow -2 6 £62,500 +78.57%
Cheshire - 4 £45,000 -
Solihull - 3 £25,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £40,000 -
Bristol +21 2 - - 1
Manchester +9 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
South West -3 2 - - 1
Redditch - 2 £48,750 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £42,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £42,500 - 3
Worcestershire - 2 £48,750 - 1
Hertfordshire +16 1 - - 2

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 339 (97.41%) Apple iOS
2 332 (95.40%) Objective-C
3 319 (91.67%) iOS Development
4 180 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 175 (50.29%) Cocoa Touch
6 168 (48.28%) Apple Swift
7 156 (44.83%) Android
8 151 (43.39%) Mobile Development
9 134 (38.51%) Xcode
10 122 (35.06%) Git (software)
11 120 (34.48%) Apple
12 118 (33.91%) Mobile App
13 96 (27.59%) iPhone
14 94 (27.01%) Java
15 92 (26.44%) Unit Testing
16 91 (26.15%) Android Development
17 90 (25.86%) iOS SDK
18 84 (24.14%) UIKit
19 81 (23.28%) OO
20 80 (22.99%) JSON
21 77 (22.13%) Animation
22 76 (21.84%) iPad
23 73 (20.98%) TDD
23 73 (20.98%) HTML
24 71 (20.40%) BDD
24 71 (20.40%) Core Animation
25 69 (19.83%) JavaScript
25 69 (19.83%) OOP
26 67 (19.25%) Subversion
27 65 (18.68%) Mac OS X

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 16 (4.60%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.44%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (7.47%) GitHub
3 12 (3.45%) iTunes
4 11 (3.16%) Google Play
5 9 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.72%) TestFlight
7 3 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.61%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.72%) Bluetooth
2 6 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.61%) Hadoop
2 21 (6.03%) SQLite
3 19 (5.46%) MySQL
4 11 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.15%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.29%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 134 (38.51%) Xcode
2 122 (35.06%) Git (software)
3 67 (19.25%) Subversion
4 45 (12.93%) Jenkins
5 32 (9.20%) CocoaPods
6 21 (6.03%) JIRA
7 9 (2.59%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.01%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (1.15%) Hudson
10 3 (0.86%) git-flow
10 3 (0.86%) JUnit
10 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.57%) Gradle
11 2 (0.57%) Maven
11 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.29%) Bower
12 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (8.62%) Games
2 28 (8.05%) Finance
3 20 (5.75%) Publishing
4 11 (3.16%) Banking
5 6 (1.72%) Advertising
5 6 (1.72%) Law
5 6 (1.72%) Marketing
6 5 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 335 (96.26%) Developer
2 280 (80.46%) iOS Developer
3 88 (25.29%) Senior Developer
4 87 (25.00%) Senior iOS Developer
5 62 (17.82%) Mobile Developer
6 33 (9.48%) Software Developer
7 31 (8.91%) Objective-C Developer
8 27 (7.76%) C++ Developer
8 27 (7.76%) C++ Software Developer
8 27 (7.76%) Lead Developer
9 26 (7.47%) Lead iOS Developer
10 25 (7.18%) Android Developer
10 25 (7.18%) Applications Developer
11 22 (6.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 21 (6.03%) iOS Android Developer
13 9 (2.59%) Digital Developer
14 8 (2.30%) Analytics Developer
15 7 (2.01%) Java Developer
16 6 (1.72%) Java Mobile Developer
17 5 (1.44%) Objective-C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (50.29%) Cocoa Touch
2 90 (25.86%) iOS SDK
3 84 (24.14%) UIKit
4 80 (22.99%) JSON
5 73 (20.98%) HTML
6 71 (20.40%) Core Animation
7 63 (18.10%) Web Services
8 60 (17.24%) REST
9 57 (16.38%) CSS
9 57 (16.38%) RESTful
10 42 (12.07%) XML
11 37 (10.63%) HTML5
12 28 (8.05%) Qt
13 26 (7.47%) CSS3
14 25 (7.18%) Android SDK
15 15 (4.31%) jQuery
16 14 (4.02%) SOAP
17 12 (3.45%) J2EE
17 12 (3.45%) J2ME
18 11 (3.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 118 (33.91%) Mobile App
2 96 (27.59%) iPhone
3 77 (22.13%) Animation
4 76 (21.84%) iPad
5 60 (17.24%) User Experience
6 58 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 49 (14.08%) Smartphone
8 15 (4.31%) Online Games
9 9 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.59%) Fintech
10 8 (2.30%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.30%) Economics
10 8 (2.30%) Spread Betting
10 8 (2.30%) Statistics
11 6 (1.72%) Apple TV
11 6 (1.72%) Social Network
12 5 (1.44%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (1.44%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.44%) Mobile Games
12 5 (1.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 339 (97.41%) Apple iOS
2 156 (44.83%) Android
3 65 (18.68%) Mac OS X
4 41 (11.78%) Windows
5 27 (7.76%) Linux
6 18 (5.17%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.01%) Unix
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (91.67%) iOS Development
2 180 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (43.39%) Mobile Development
4 92 (26.44%) Unit Testing
5 91 (26.15%) Android Development
6 81 (23.28%) OO
7 73 (20.98%) TDD
8 71 (20.40%) BDD
9 69 (19.83%) OOP
10 64 (18.39%) Multithreading
10 64 (18.39%) Scrum
11 51 (14.66%) Software Engineering
12 46 (13.22%) OOD
13 42 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (8.05%) B2C
15 25 (7.18%) B2B
16 23 (6.61%) Secure Coding
17 22 (6.32%) Mentoring
18 19 (5.46%) Concurrent Programming
19 18 (5.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 332 (95.40%) Objective-C
2 168 (48.28%) Apple Swift
3 94 (27.01%) Java
4 69 (19.83%) JavaScript
5 44 (12.64%) C++
6 30 (8.62%) SQL
7 27 (7.76%) C#
8 18 (5.17%) C
9 12 (3.45%) Ruby
10 8 (2.30%) Python
11 7 (2.01%) PHP
12 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 120 (34.48%) Apple
2 20 (5.75%) Google
3 10 (2.87%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.01%) IBM
4 7 (2.01%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.72%) Facebook
5 6 (1.72%) SAP
6 5 (1.44%) IFS
6 5 (1.44%) Infor
6 5 (1.44%) Oracle
6 5 (1.44%) Sage
6 5 (1.44%) Twitter
7 3 (0.86%) Adobe
8 2 (0.57%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.29%) Sencha
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