The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 681 639 649
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 228 242 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.56% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 184 214 247
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45513 43072 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 39.59% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38686 37347 42809
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -41 218 £47,500 +5.55% 34
London -41 127 £58,000 +16.00% 16
City of London +17 61 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South East -11 41 £40,000 +14.28% 5
North West +3 19 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Manchester +5 17 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South West -4 17 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bristol +3 12 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Maidstone - 11 £45,000 -
Kent - 11 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £45,000 +33.33% 2
East of England -12 9 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Oxfordshire +6 7 £27,500 -38.88%
Surrey -2 7 £42,500 -19.04%
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £34,000 -47.69% 3
Milton Keynes -4 6 £34,000 - 3
Hampshire -15 6 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Portsmouth -12 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Scotland -14 5 £55,000 +35.80% 2
Peterborough - 5 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +4 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Cambridge -4 4 £52,500 +90.90%
Cheadle - 4 - - 1
Bath - 3 £47,500 -
Woking - 3 £42,500 -
Wallingford - 3 £27,500 -
Somerset - 3 £47,500 -
Cheshire -10 2 £37,500 +15.38%
East Midlands -16 2 £31,000 -40.95% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £31,000 -

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 402 (95.04%) Objective-C
1 402 (95.04%) Apple iOS
2 368 (87.00%) iOS Development
3 219 (51.77%) Cocoa Touch
4 204 (48.23%) Xcode
5 199 (47.04%) iOS SDK
6 176 (41.61%) Mobile App
7 169 (39.95%) Android
8 166 (39.24%) OO
9 141 (33.33%) iPhone
10 108 (25.53%) JSON
11 103 (24.35%) Scrum
12 100 (23.64%) Web Services
12 100 (23.64%) iPad
13 92 (21.75%) TDD
14 91 (21.51%) UIKit
15 89 (21.04%) Java
16 83 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
16 83 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
17 81 (19.15%) HTML
17 81 (19.15%) Degree
18 80 (18.91%) Apple
19 78 (18.44%) OOP
20 76 (17.97%) XML
21 74 (17.49%) Computer Science
22 73 (17.26%) Android Development
23 60 (14.18%) MVC
23 60 (14.18%) Windows
24 59 (13.95%) C#
25 56 (13.24%) JavaScript

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (0.95%) CMS
2 2 (0.47%) Drupal
2 2 (0.47%) WordPress
3 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.84%) 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 12 (2.84%) GitHub
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.67%) HTTP
2 10 (2.36%) Internet
3 7 (1.65%) NFC
4 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.80%) SQLite
2 11 (2.60%) MySQL
3 4 (0.95%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 204 (48.23%) Xcode
2 33 (7.80%) Subversion
3 24 (5.67%) Eclipse
4 22 (5.20%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.36%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 8 (1.89%) IntelliJ
7 7 (1.65%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.18%) Hudson
8 5 (1.18%) JIRA
9 4 (0.95%) NUnit
10 3 (0.71%) PhoneGap
11 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.24%) JUnit
12 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (12.53%) Finance
2 28 (6.62%) Games
3 26 (6.15%) Marketing
4 25 (5.91%) Banking
5 19 (4.49%) Publishing
6 16 (3.78%) Retail
7 11 (2.60%) Legal
8 9 (2.13%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.89%) Advertising
10 4 (0.95%) Automotive
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
1 385 (91.02%) Developer
2 313 (74.00%) iOS Developer
3 84 (19.86%) Mobile Developer
4 61 (14.42%) Senior Developer
5 57 (13.48%) Senior iOS Developer
6 20 (4.73%) Android Developer
7 19 (4.49%) Software Developer
7 19 (4.49%) Team Leader
8 14 (3.31%) Software Engineer
9 12 (2.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 11 (2.60%) Lead Developer
11 10 (2.36%) Junior
11 10 (2.36%) Junior Developer
11 10 (2.36%) Software Team Leader
12 9 (2.13%) iPhone Developer
12 9 (2.13%) Junior iOS Developer
13 8 (1.89%) Mobile Software Engineer
13 8 (1.89%) Development Team Leader
14 7 (1.65%) Project Manager
15 6 (1.42%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (51.77%) Cocoa Touch
2 199 (47.04%) iOS SDK
3 108 (25.53%) JSON
4 100 (23.64%) Web Services
5 91 (21.51%) UIKit
6 81 (19.15%) HTML
7 76 (17.97%) XML
8 53 (12.53%) .NET
9 48 (11.35%) REST
10 47 (11.11%) CSS
10 47 (11.11%) SOAP
11 44 (10.40%) RESTful
12 35 (8.27%) OpenGL
13 34 (8.04%) Android SDK
14 33 (7.80%) HTML5
15 26 (6.15%) Core Animation
15 26 (6.15%) Ajax
16 20 (4.73%) WCF
17 17 (4.02%) Ruby on Rails
17 17 (4.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 176 (41.61%) Mobile App
2 141 (33.33%) iPhone
3 100 (23.64%) iPad
4 74 (17.49%) Computer Science
5 53 (12.53%) Social Network
6 33 (7.80%) Blackberry
7 25 (5.91%) Animation
8 24 (5.67%) Social Media
9 18 (4.26%) Client/Server
10 17 (4.02%) Online Games
11 16 (3.78%) Mobile Banking
12 14 (3.31%) Open Source
13 12 (2.84%) SystemC
13 12 (2.84%) N-Tier
14 11 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
15 8 (1.89%) NHS
16 7 (1.65%) Smartphone
17 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
18 4 (0.95%) New Media
19 3 (0.71%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 402 (95.04%) Apple iOS
2 169 (39.95%) Android
3 60 (14.18%) Windows
4 35 (8.27%) Windows Phone
5 12 (2.84%) Windows 8
6 10 (2.36%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.18%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.95%) webOS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.24%) Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (87.00%) iOS Development
2 166 (39.24%) OO
3 103 (24.35%) Scrum
4 92 (21.75%) TDD
5 83 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (18.44%) OOP
7 73 (17.26%) Android Development
8 60 (14.18%) MVC
9 48 (11.35%) Software Engineering
10 38 (8.98%) Mobile Application Development
11 32 (7.57%) Unit Testing
12 29 (6.86%) Multithreading
12 29 (6.86%) Memory Management
13 25 (5.91%) E-Commerce
14 22 (5.20%) OOD
14 22 (5.20%) Kanban
15 18 (4.26%) BDD
16 17 (4.02%) Knowledge Management
17 11 (2.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 402 (95.04%) Objective-C
2 89 (21.04%) Java
3 59 (13.95%) C#
4 56 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 54 (12.77%) C++
6 42 (9.93%) C
7 27 (6.38%) SQL
8 22 (5.20%) Ruby
9 15 (3.55%) PHP
10 13 (3.07%) Python
11 12 (2.84%) VB
11 12 (2.84%) XAML
12 8 (1.89%) Perl
13 5 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.95%) PowerHouse
15 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.24%) Clojure
16 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 81 (19.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.84%) QA
Vendors
1 80 (18.91%) Apple
2 51 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 34 (8.04%) Facebook
4 27 (6.38%) Xamarin
5 21 (4.96%) Google
6 14 (3.31%) Twitter
7 4 (0.95%) Sencha
7 4 (0.95%) VMware
8 3 (0.71%) Zend
9 2 (0.47%) SAP
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle
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