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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 748 808 753
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -55
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 166 154 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.37% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 119 117 192
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.11% +13.33%

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
37926 41264 44738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 37.55% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33051 35234 37660
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +71 151 £58,750 +30.55% 27
London +55 93 £70,000 +40.00% 13
South East +18 18 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire - 17 £40,000 -
City of London +64 14 £70,000 +27.27% 4
North West +14 12 £45,000 +50.00% 1
East of England +12 12 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Southampton - 9 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 8 £54,000 -
West Midlands +9 7 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Scotland +18 6 £53,750 +13.15%
Ipswich +6 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Manchester 0 6 £51,750 +72.50% 1
Suffolk -9 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Birmingham -10 6 £52,500 +23.52% 2
South West +8 5 - - 2
Glasgow +1 5 £62,500 +31.57%
Bristol - 5 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 £37,500 - 5
Cheshire - 4 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £37,500 - 2
Nottingham - 4 £37,500 - 2
Colchester - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £42,500 - 1
Essex - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Stockport - 2 £51,750 -
Liverpool - 2 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 -
East Sussex +5 1 - -

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 345 (99.14%) Apple iOS
2 340 (97.70%) Objective-C
3 324 (93.10%) iOS Development
4 205 (58.91%) Apple Swift
5 194 (55.75%) Cocoa Touch
6 179 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (46.26%) Mobile Development
8 143 (41.09%) Android
9 138 (39.66%) Xcode
9 138 (39.66%) Core Data
10 136 (39.08%) Mobile App
11 115 (33.05%) Apple
12 113 (32.47%) Git (software)
13 104 (29.89%) iPhone
14 99 (28.45%) Unit Testing
15 96 (27.59%) iOS SDK
16 93 (26.72%) TDD
17 90 (25.86%) OO
18 86 (24.71%) Animation
18 86 (24.71%) JSON
19 85 (24.43%) Scrum
19 85 (24.43%) Java
19 85 (24.43%) User Experience
20 83 (23.85%) Android Development
21 82 (23.56%) iPad
22 78 (22.41%) JavaScript
23 77 (22.13%) HTML
24 74 (21.26%) REST
24 74 (21.26%) Core Animation
25 72 (20.69%) BDD

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 25 (7.18%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.86%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.60%) GitHub
3 13 (3.74%) iTunes
4 11 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.16%) TestFlight
5 8 (2.30%) Google Play
6 4 (1.15%) Slack
7 3 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.44%) HTTP
2 5 (1.44%) Internet
3 3 (0.86%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.03%) MySQL
2 20 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.46%) SQLite
4 18 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.74%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.16%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.44%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.29%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 138 (39.66%) Xcode
2 113 (32.47%) Git (software)
3 47 (13.51%) Subversion
4 41 (11.78%) Jenkins
5 36 (10.34%) CocoaPods
6 14 (4.02%) JIRA
7 8 (2.30%) Android Studio
8 6 (1.72%) JUnit
9 5 (1.44%) Maven
10 4 (1.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (1.15%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.15%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.15%) Hudson
11 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.57%) Gradle
13 1 (0.29%) Bower
13 1 (0.29%) Calabash
13 1 (0.29%) git-flow
13 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 32 (9.20%) Publishing
2 26 (7.47%) Finance
2 26 (7.47%) Games
3 12 (3.45%) Banking
4 6 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.44%) Advertising
5 5 (1.44%) Law
6 3 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 338 (97.13%) Developer
2 294 (84.48%) iOS Developer
3 92 (26.44%) Senior Developer
4 90 (25.86%) Senior iOS Developer
5 66 (18.97%) Mobile Developer
6 38 (10.92%) Lead Developer
7 37 (10.63%) Lead iOS Developer
8 36 (10.34%) Objective-C Developer
9 26 (7.47%) Android Developer
10 24 (6.90%) Applications Developer
10 24 (6.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 21 (6.03%) Software Developer
12 18 (5.17%) iOS Android Developer
13 13 (3.74%) C++ Developer
13 13 (3.74%) C++ Software Developer
14 11 (3.16%) Digital Developer
15 8 (2.30%) Analytics Developer
15 8 (2.30%) Technical Leader
16 7 (2.01%) Java Developer
16 7 (2.01%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (55.75%) Cocoa Touch
2 138 (39.66%) Core Data
3 96 (27.59%) iOS SDK
4 86 (24.71%) JSON
5 77 (22.13%) HTML
6 74 (21.26%) Core Animation
6 74 (21.26%) REST
7 72 (20.69%) UIKit
8 67 (19.25%) CSS
9 60 (17.24%) RESTful
9 60 (17.24%) Web Services
10 46 (13.22%) XML
11 33 (9.48%) HTML5
12 30 (8.62%) Android SDK
13 27 (7.76%) CSS3
14 21 (6.03%) jQuery
15 17 (4.89%) .NET
15 17 (4.89%) Ruby on Rails
16 16 (4.60%) SOAP
17 13 (3.74%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 136 (39.08%) Mobile App
2 104 (29.89%) iPhone
3 86 (24.71%) Animation
4 85 (24.43%) User Experience
5 82 (23.56%) iPad
6 56 (16.09%) Computer Science
7 37 (10.63%) Smartphone
8 17 (4.89%) Fintech
8 17 (4.89%) Online Games
9 11 (3.16%) Statistics
10 9 (2.59%) Spread Betting
11 8 (2.30%) Economics
11 8 (2.30%) Graphic Design
12 6 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.72%) Apple TV
12 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.72%) Smart Home
12 6 (1.72%) Social Network
13 5 (1.44%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 345 (99.14%) Apple iOS
2 143 (41.09%) Android
3 52 (14.94%) Mac OS X
4 36 (10.34%) Windows
5 28 (8.05%) Linux
6 12 (3.45%) Unix
7 11 (3.16%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (93.10%) iOS Development
2 179 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (46.26%) Mobile Development
4 99 (28.45%) Unit Testing
5 93 (26.72%) TDD
6 90 (25.86%) OO
7 85 (24.43%) Scrum
8 83 (23.85%) Android Development
9 72 (20.69%) BDD
10 58 (16.67%) OOP
11 50 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (14.37%) Software Engineering
12 47 (13.51%) Multithreading
13 45 (12.93%) OOD
14 30 (8.62%) Mentoring
15 25 (7.18%) B2C
15 25 (7.18%) Content Management
16 24 (6.90%) Kanban
17 23 (6.61%) Mobile Application Development
18 22 (6.32%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 340 (97.70%) Objective-C
2 205 (58.91%) Apple Swift
3 85 (24.43%) Java
4 78 (22.41%) JavaScript
5 33 (9.48%) C++
6 23 (6.61%) C
7 21 (6.03%) Ruby
8 18 (5.17%) C#
9 12 (3.45%) Python
9 12 (3.45%) SQL
10 6 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (14.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 115 (33.05%) Apple
2 12 (3.45%) Google
3 10 (2.87%) Xamarin
4 6 (1.72%) Facebook
4 6 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.44%) Twitter
6 4 (1.15%) SAP
7 3 (0.86%) Adobe
7 3 (0.86%) IFS
7 3 (0.86%) Infor
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle
7 3 (0.86%) Sage
8 2 (0.57%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.29%) IBM
9 1 (0.29%) Samsung
9 1 (0.29%) Sencha
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