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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 782 836 788
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -48
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 100 128 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.32% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 88 92 153
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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
35205 40437 42097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.28% 38.20% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30408 34660 36203
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +39 97 £52,500 +16.66% 15
London +42 56 £67,500 +22.72% 4
South East +36 13 £41,500 -7.77% 2
Hampshire +5 12 £40,500 -10.00% 2
West Midlands -7 10 £24,000 -54.28% 3
Worcestershire -2 8 £24,000 -54.28% 1
Bromsgrove - 8 £24,000 -
East of England +28 7 £57,500 +27.77% 1
City of London +20 6 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Hereford - 6 £24,000 -
Herefordshire - 6 £24,000 -
East Midlands +2 5 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Nottingham -1 5 £55,000 +41.93% 2
Nottinghamshire -6 5 £55,000 +46.66% 2
North West -15 5 £40,000 - 3
Brentwood - 5 - -
Essex - 5 - -
Southampton - 4 £37,000 - 1
Fareham +2 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Basingstoke -20 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland +22 2 £50,000 +62.60%
Manchester -10 2 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Birmingham -11 2 £36,250 -
Crewe - 2 £40,000 -
Glasgow +20 1 - -
Brighton +16 1 £55,000 +22.22%
East Sussex +15 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Bristol +13 1 - -
South West +12 1 - -

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 239 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 231 (96.65%) Objective-C
3 218 (91.21%) iOS Development
4 168 (70.29%) Apple Swift
5 142 (59.41%) Cocoa Touch
6 130 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (50.63%) Mobile App
8 105 (43.93%) Mobile Development
9 104 (43.51%) Xcode
10 93 (38.91%) Android
11 87 (36.40%) OO
12 83 (34.73%) TDD
13 82 (34.31%) Git (software)
14 80 (33.47%) Core Data
15 79 (33.05%) Unit Testing
16 77 (32.22%) User Experience
17 69 (28.87%) iOS SDK
18 65 (27.20%) Animation
19 64 (26.78%) iPhone
20 61 (25.52%) JavaScript
21 60 (25.10%) Scrum
22 59 (24.69%) Apple
22 59 (24.69%) JSON
23 55 (23.01%) Core Animation
23 55 (23.01%) Android Development
23 55 (23.01%) Java
24 51 (21.34%) REST
25 50 (20.92%) UIKit
25 50 (20.92%) HTML
26 49 (20.50%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (7.53%) CMS
2 1 (0.42%) Drupal
2 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.21%) Trello
2 15 (6.28%) GitHub
3 13 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.77%) iTunes
4 9 (3.77%) TestFlight
5 8 (3.35%) Slack
6 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.42%) Google Play
7 1 (0.42%) Heroku
7 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.18%) HTTP
2 3 (1.26%) Internet
3 2 (0.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.79%) MySQL
2 16 (6.69%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.86%) MongoDB
3 14 (5.86%) SQLite
4 11 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.26%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 104 (43.51%) Xcode
2 82 (34.31%) Git (software)
3 39 (16.32%) Jenkins
4 35 (14.64%) CocoaPods
4 35 (14.64%) JIRA
5 27 (11.30%) Subversion
6 22 (9.21%) GoCD
7 9 (3.77%) Android Studio
8 6 (2.51%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.09%) Gradle
9 5 (2.09%) JUnit
9 5 (2.09%) Maven
10 4 (1.67%) Babel
11 3 (1.26%) Calabash
12 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.42%) Bower
13 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (20.08%) Publishing
2 36 (15.06%) Finance
3 25 (10.46%) Games
4 19 (7.95%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.86%) Retail
6 13 (5.44%) Online Betting
7 7 (2.93%) Banking
8 6 (2.51%) Marketing
9 5 (2.09%) Electronics
9 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 232 (97.07%) Developer
2 206 (86.19%) iOS Developer
3 63 (26.36%) Senior Developer
4 56 (23.43%) Senior iOS Developer
5 39 (16.32%) Mobile Developer
6 28 (11.72%) Lead Developer
7 27 (11.30%) Lead iOS Developer
7 27 (11.30%) Objective-C Developer
8 23 (9.62%) Android Developer
9 21 (8.79%) Applications Developer
10 16 (6.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 14 (5.86%) iOS Android Developer
12 13 (5.44%) E-Commerce Developer
13 10 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (3.77%) Digital Developer
15 7 (2.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 7 (2.93%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
15 7 (2.93%) Technical Leader
16 6 (2.51%) Junior
16 6 (2.51%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (59.41%) Cocoa Touch
2 80 (33.47%) Core Data
3 69 (28.87%) iOS SDK
4 59 (24.69%) JSON
5 55 (23.01%) Core Animation
6 51 (21.34%) REST
7 50 (20.92%) HTML
7 50 (20.92%) UIKit
8 49 (20.50%) RESTful
9 34 (14.23%) XML
10 32 (13.39%) Web Services
11 29 (12.13%) CSS
12 24 (10.04%) Android SDK
13 21 (8.79%) jQuery
14 17 (7.11%) Ruby on Rails
15 16 (6.69%) HTML5
16 14 (5.86%) SOAP
17 11 (4.60%) .NET
18 10 (4.18%) AngularJS
18 10 (4.18%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 121 (50.63%) Mobile App
2 77 (32.22%) User Experience
3 65 (27.20%) Animation
4 64 (26.78%) iPhone
5 46 (19.25%) iPad
6 29 (12.13%) Computer Science
7 18 (7.53%) Fintech
7 18 (7.53%) Online Games
8 8 (3.35%) Graphic Design
8 8 (3.35%) Smart Home
9 7 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.93%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.93%) Social Media
10 5 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.09%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.26%) Apple TV
11 3 (1.26%) Spread Betting
11 3 (1.26%) Statistics
12 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.84%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 239 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 93 (38.91%) Android
3 29 (12.13%) Mac OS X
4 19 (7.95%) Windows
5 15 (6.28%) Linux
6 14 (5.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (91.21%) iOS Development
2 130 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (43.93%) Mobile Development
4 87 (36.40%) OO
5 83 (34.73%) TDD
6 79 (33.05%) Unit Testing
7 60 (25.10%) Scrum
8 55 (23.01%) Android Development
9 49 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (19.25%) OOP
11 42 (17.57%) Mobile Application Development
12 30 (12.55%) OOD
13 27 (11.30%) Software Engineering
14 25 (10.46%) BDD
14 25 (10.46%) Test Automation
15 23 (9.62%) Mentoring
16 22 (9.21%) E-Commerce
17 19 (7.95%) SDLC
18 18 (7.53%) Content Management
18 18 (7.53%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 231 (96.65%) Objective-C
2 168 (70.29%) Apple Swift
3 61 (25.52%) JavaScript
4 55 (23.01%) Java
5 24 (10.04%) C++
6 20 (8.37%) Ruby
7 18 (7.53%) PHP
8 15 (6.28%) C
9 12 (5.02%) Python
10 10 (4.18%) SQL
11 4 (1.67%) C#
11 4 (1.67%) ES6
12 3 (1.26%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.42%) Dart
Qualifications
1 36 (15.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.42%) yum
Vendors
1 59 (24.69%) Apple
2 7 (2.93%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.09%) SAP
4 2 (0.84%) Google
4 2 (0.84%) Sencha
5 1 (0.42%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.42%) Facebook
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle
5 1 (0.42%) Samsung
5 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.42%) Twitter
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