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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 679 628 627
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 236 251 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 191 225 266
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
45359 42907 48020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 39.52% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38528 37181 42446
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 £61,500
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 31 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 31 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 -55 225 £47,500 +5.55% 27
London -35 130 £58,000 +16.00% 13
City of London +21 61 £60,000 +20.00% 2
South East -9 40 £40,000 +14.28% 3
North West 0 21 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Manchester +12 19 £35,000 -15.15% 1
South West -6 17 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 12 £45,000 +33.33% 3
Bristol +1 12 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East of England -11 12 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Maidstone - 11 £45,000 -
Kent - 11 £45,000 -
Peterborough - 8 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 7 £27,500 -40.54%
Hampshire -22 7 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Milton Keynes 0 6 £34,000 -
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £34,000 -39.55%
Portsmouth -12 6 £36,250 +3.57%
Cambridge +2 5 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Surrey -4 5 £42,500 -19.04%
Scotland -5 5 £55,000 +35.80%
Cheadle - 5 - -
Berkshire +1 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Wallingford - 3 £27,500 -
Somerset - 3 £47,500 -
Bath - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands -23 2 £31,000 -38.00% 1
Cheshire -25 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Gloucestershire - 2 £36,750 -
Woking - 2 £42,500 -

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 406 (95.53%) Objective-C
2 403 (94.82%) Apple iOS
3 368 (86.59%) iOS Development
4 215 (50.59%) Cocoa Touch
5 202 (47.53%) Xcode
6 201 (47.29%) iOS SDK
7 176 (41.41%) Mobile App
8 175 (41.18%) Android
9 166 (39.06%) OO
10 139 (32.71%) iPhone
11 108 (25.41%) JSON
12 107 (25.18%) Scrum
13 99 (23.29%) Web Services
14 96 (22.59%) iPad
15 93 (21.88%) TDD
16 91 (21.41%) Java
17 89 (20.94%) UIKit
18 87 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
19 85 (20.00%) HTML
19 85 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
20 80 (18.82%) Apple
21 79 (18.59%) OOP
22 78 (18.35%) Degree
23 76 (17.88%) XML
24 75 (17.65%) Android Development
25 71 (16.71%) Computer Science
26 63 (14.82%) Windows
27 60 (14.12%) C#
28 59 (13.88%) JavaScript
29 57 (13.41%) MVC

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (0.94%) CMS
2 2 (0.47%) Drupal
2 2 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (3.06%) 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 13 (3.06%) GitHub
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.41%) HTTP
2 10 (2.35%) Internet
3 7 (1.65%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.00%) SQLite
2 11 (2.59%) MySQL
3 4 (0.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 202 (47.53%) Xcode
2 35 (8.24%) Subversion
3 27 (6.35%) Eclipse
4 26 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.35%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.88%) IntelliJ
6 8 (1.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 8 (1.88%) Hudson
7 5 (1.18%) JIRA
7 5 (1.18%) NUnit
8 3 (0.71%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (12.47%) Finance
2 28 (6.59%) Marketing
3 27 (6.35%) Games
4 24 (5.65%) Banking
5 20 (4.71%) Publishing
6 18 (4.24%) Retail
7 11 (2.59%) Legal
8 9 (2.12%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.41%) Advertising
10 4 (0.94%) Automotive
11 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.47%) Electronics
12 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.47%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 390 (91.76%) Developer
2 315 (74.12%) iOS Developer
3 85 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 63 (14.82%) Senior Developer
5 59 (13.88%) Senior iOS Developer
6 20 (4.71%) Android Developer
7 19 (4.47%) Software Developer
8 18 (4.24%) Team Leader
9 12 (2.82%) Software Engineer
9 12 (2.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 11 (2.59%) Lead Developer
11 10 (2.35%) Junior
11 10 (2.35%) Junior Developer
11 10 (2.35%) Software Team Leader
12 9 (2.12%) iPhone Developer
12 9 (2.12%) Junior iOS Developer
13 8 (1.88%) Development Team Leader
13 8 (1.88%) Java Developer
14 7 (1.65%) UI Developer
14 7 (1.65%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (50.59%) Cocoa Touch
2 201 (47.29%) iOS SDK
3 108 (25.41%) JSON
4 99 (23.29%) Web Services
5 89 (20.94%) UIKit
6 85 (20.00%) HTML
7 76 (17.88%) XML
8 54 (12.71%) .NET
9 50 (11.76%) CSS
10 49 (11.53%) REST
11 47 (11.06%) SOAP
12 45 (10.59%) RESTful
13 37 (8.71%) Android SDK
14 35 (8.24%) OpenGL
15 33 (7.76%) HTML5
16 25 (5.88%) Ajax
17 24 (5.65%) Core Animation
18 20 (4.71%) WCF
19 18 (4.24%) .NET Framework
20 17 (4.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 176 (41.41%) Mobile App
2 139 (32.71%) iPhone
3 96 (22.59%) iPad
4 71 (16.71%) Computer Science
5 54 (12.71%) Social Network
6 35 (8.24%) Blackberry
7 25 (5.88%) Social Media
8 23 (5.41%) Animation
9 17 (4.00%) Client/Server
10 16 (3.76%) Online Games
10 16 (3.76%) Mobile Banking
11 14 (3.29%) Open Source
12 13 (3.06%) N-Tier
13 12 (2.82%) SystemC
14 11 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
15 8 (1.88%) Smartphone
15 8 (1.88%) NHS
16 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.94%) New Media
18 3 (0.71%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 403 (94.82%) Apple iOS
2 175 (41.18%) Android
3 63 (14.82%) Windows
4 36 (8.47%) Windows Phone
5 12 (2.82%) Windows 8
6 11 (2.59%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (1.88%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.94%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.94%) webOS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (86.59%) iOS Development
2 166 (39.06%) OO
3 107 (25.18%) Scrum
4 93 (21.88%) TDD
5 87 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (18.59%) OOP
8 75 (17.65%) Android Development
9 57 (13.41%) MVC
10 44 (10.35%) Software Engineering
11 39 (9.18%) Mobile Application Development
12 32 (7.53%) Unit Testing
13 31 (7.29%) Multithreading
14 29 (6.82%) E-Commerce
15 28 (6.59%) Memory Management
16 23 (5.41%) Kanban
17 21 (4.94%) OOD
18 18 (4.24%) BDD
19 16 (3.76%) Knowledge Management
20 12 (2.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 406 (95.53%) Objective-C
2 91 (21.41%) Java
3 60 (14.12%) C#
4 59 (13.88%) JavaScript
5 55 (12.94%) C++
6 42 (9.88%) C
7 26 (6.12%) SQL
8 21 (4.94%) Ruby
9 16 (3.76%) Python
10 15 (3.53%) PHP
11 12 (2.82%) VB
11 12 (2.82%) XAML
12 11 (2.59%) Perl
13 8 (1.88%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.94%) PowerHouse
14 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.24%) Scala
16 1 (0.24%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 78 (18.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.59%) QA
Vendors
1 80 (18.82%) Apple
2 51 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.24%) Facebook
4 28 (6.59%) Xamarin
5 20 (4.71%) Google
6 14 (3.29%) Twitter
7 5 (1.18%) Sencha
8 4 (0.94%) VMware
9 3 (0.71%) Zend
10 2 (0.47%) SAP
West London
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience, potential f
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 15 days ago
Remote and C London
SearchTribes
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Mumsnet
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago