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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 74 113
Rank change year-on-year -31 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 10 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.69% 1.25% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 2.48% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 12
Median salary £41,500 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.27% +23.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  

Objective-C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 784 484 867
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 53.88% 50.26% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 647 434 715
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Objective-C as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Chester +8 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Knutsford -35 2 - -
Crewe - 1 £41,500 -
Objective-C
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12 (92.31%) Apple iOS
1 12 (92.31%) iOS Development
2 9 (69.23%) Apple Swift
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) Xcode
4 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
6 3 (23.08%) iOS SDK
6 3 (23.08%) Social Media
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Master's Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile Development
6 3 (23.08%) Content Management
6 3 (23.08%) Android
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Cognizant
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Publishing
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 2 (15.38%) JSON

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Xcode
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) Android Studio
6 1 (7.69%) Appium
6 1 (7.69%) Gradle
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium
6 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) iOS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) iOS SDK
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
3 1 (7.69%) Angular 2
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) Core Data
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Laravel
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Social Media
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) iOS Development
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Development
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Android Development
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Apple Swift
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) ES6
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cognizant
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin