Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Objective-C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Objective-C over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 135 169
Rank change year-on-year -17 +34 +13
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 26 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.84% 0.58% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 1.03% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 20
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% -14.06%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £80,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Objective-C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1589 1268 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.62% 56.36% 54.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1138 1508
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Objective-C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in Cheshire

Objective-C
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Objective-C in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Objective-C in Cheshire

Objective-C
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Objective-C in Cheshire

Objective-C
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -28 16 £55,000 -18.52% 5
Chester - 2 £37,500 -
Crewe 0 1 £41,500 +3.75%
Objective-C
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 24 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 22 (84.62%) Apple Swift
3 20 (76.92%) iOS Development
4 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (65.38%) TDD
6 13 (50.00%) Xcode
7 12 (46.15%) Scrum
7 12 (46.15%) Cocoa
8 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
8 11 (42.31%) Mobile App
8 11 (42.31%) SDLC
9 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (38.46%) Google
9 10 (38.46%) Cocoa Touch
9 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
9 10 (38.46%) C++
9 10 (38.46%) SOAP
10 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (34.62%) iOS SDK
10 9 (34.62%) BDD
10 9 (34.62%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (30.77%) SpriteKit
11 8 (30.77%) DevOps
11 8 (30.77%) Android
11 8 (30.77%) RESTful
11 8 (30.77%) Java
12 7 (26.92%) Web Services
12 7 (26.92%) JSON
12 7 (26.92%) Subversion
12 7 (26.92%) Mobile First

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Xcode
2 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 7 (26.92%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) Mercurial
5 2 (7.69%) Gradle
5 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) Appium
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) iOS Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead iOS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Objective-C Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Android Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Cocoa
2 10 (38.46%) Cocoa Touch
2 10 (38.46%) SOAP
3 9 (34.62%) iOS SDK
4 8 (30.77%) RESTful
4 8 (30.77%) SpriteKit
5 7 (26.92%) JSON
5 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) REST
7 2 (7.69%) .NET
7 2 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (7.69%) UIKit
8 1 (3.85%) Core Data
8 1 (3.85%) J2EE
8 1 (3.85%) JNI
8 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Mobile App
2 9 (34.62%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (19.23%) User Experience
4 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 8 (30.77%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) iOS Development
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (65.38%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Scrum
5 11 (42.31%) SDLC
5 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (34.62%) BDD
7 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (30.77%) DevOps
9 7 (26.92%) Android Development
9 7 (26.92%) Mobile Development
9 7 (26.92%) Mobile First
10 2 (7.69%) Information Security
10 2 (7.69%) MVC
11 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
11 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.85%) Security Management
11 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Apple Swift
2 10 (38.46%) C++
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Apple