Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cocoa skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Cocoa
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1071 980 1038
Rank change year-on-year -91 +58 -109
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 67 175 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 53 162 174
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -8.16%
10th Percentile £33,000 £22,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £74,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -5.26%

Cocoa is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 66,138 65,900 75,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.80% 39.43% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 55,898 57,306 65,316
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cocoa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in England

Cocoa
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cocoa in England.

Salary trend for Cocoa in England

Cocoa
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cocoa in England

Cocoa
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
London -71 20 £60,000 -11.11% 11
North of England +6 19 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North West -10 17 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South West +17 14 £57,500 +43.75% 3
South East +19 8 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East of England +6 4 £53,750 +19.44% 3
West Midlands -4 2 £44,150 +83.96% 2
Midlands -7 2 £44,150 +80.20% 5
North East - 1 £22,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Cocoa
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 67 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 62 (92.54%) Objective-C
3 60 (89.55%) iOS Development
4 50 (74.63%) Apple Swift
5 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (56.72%) RESTful
7 35 (52.24%) Xcode
8 34 (50.75%) Cocoa Touch
9 31 (46.27%) Git (software)
10 29 (43.28%) Apple
11 27 (40.30%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (37.31%) Mobile App
13 24 (35.82%) iOS SDK
13 24 (35.82%) Scrum
14 23 (34.33%) MVC
15 22 (32.84%) TDD
15 22 (32.84%) OOP
16 20 (29.85%) Mobile Development
16 20 (29.85%) SDLC
17 19 (28.36%) Unit Testing
18 17 (25.37%) Data Structures
18 17 (25.37%) OO
19 16 (23.88%) C++
19 16 (23.88%) BDD
19 16 (23.88%) Android
20 15 (22.39%) User Experience
20 15 (22.39%) SOAP
21 14 (20.90%) Web Services
21 14 (20.90%) Subversion
21 14 (20.90%) UIKit

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (1.49%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) GitHub
2 2 (2.99%) TestFlight
3 1 (1.49%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
1 2 (2.99%) iBeacon
1 2 (2.99%) SSL
1 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQLite
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (52.24%) Xcode
2 31 (46.27%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.90%) Subversion
4 10 (14.93%) CocoaPods
5 5 (7.46%) JIRA
6 3 (4.48%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Advertising
3 5 (7.46%) Electronics
3 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.46%) Marketing
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.97%) Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 2 (2.99%) Publishing
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 54 (80.60%) Developer
2 46 (68.66%) iOS Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Senior iOS Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Mobile Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Objective-C Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Android Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Lead iOS Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Objective-C Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Graduate
11 1 (1.49%) Graduate Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (56.72%) RESTful
2 34 (50.75%) Cocoa Touch
3 24 (35.82%) iOS SDK
4 15 (22.39%) SOAP
5 14 (20.90%) UIKit
5 14 (20.90%) Web Services
6 10 (14.93%) Core Animation
6 10 (14.93%) SpriteKit
7 9 (13.43%) REST
8 8 (11.94%) Core Data
9 7 (10.45%) JSON
10 6 (8.96%) Android SDK
11 5 (7.46%) XML
12 3 (4.48%) HTML
12 3 (4.48%) RxSwift
13 2 (2.99%) JavaScriptCore
14 1 (1.49%) .NET
14 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
14 1 (1.49%) J2EE
14 1 (1.49%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Mobile App
2 17 (25.37%) Data Structures
3 15 (22.39%) User Experience
4 14 (20.90%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (19.40%) iPhone
6 12 (17.91%) iPad
7 10 (14.93%) Animation
8 8 (11.94%) Algorithms
9 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
10 3 (4.48%) Social Media
11 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
12 1 (1.49%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (23.88%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.49%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (89.55%) iOS Development
2 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (40.30%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (35.82%) Scrum
5 23 (34.33%) MVC
6 22 (32.84%) OOP
6 22 (32.84%) TDD
7 20 (29.85%) Mobile Development
7 20 (29.85%) SDLC
8 19 (28.36%) Unit Testing
9 17 (25.37%) OO
10 16 (23.88%) BDD
11 12 (17.91%) Memory Management
11 12 (17.91%) Multithreading
12 10 (14.93%) Android Development
12 10 (14.93%) DevOps
12 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (13.43%) Mobile First
14 8 (11.94%) Multithreaded Programming
15 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 62 (92.54%) Objective-C
2 50 (74.63%) Apple Swift
3 16 (23.88%) C++
4 9 (13.43%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) Haskell
6 2 (2.99%) Scala
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.99%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Apple
2 13 (19.40%) Google
3 5 (7.46%) SAP
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Xamarin