Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Cocoa
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 348 363
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 17 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.15% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.37% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 3
North West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% +14.29%
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5930 5200 5094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.48% 41.80% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4931 4532 4386
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cocoa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in the North West

Cocoa
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cocoa in the North West

Cocoa
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cocoa in the North West

Cocoa
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the North West 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
Cheshire -25 12 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Manchester -25 5 £40,000 -17.53%
Cocoa
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (94.12%) Objective-C
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (88.24%) Xcode
4 14 (82.35%) Apple Swift
5 13 (76.47%) iOS Development
5 13 (76.47%) TDD
5 13 (76.47%) Scrum
6 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (70.59%) Cocoa Touch
6 12 (70.59%) RESTful
7 11 (64.71%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (58.82%) SDLC
8 10 (58.82%) iOS SDK
8 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
8 10 (58.82%) Google
8 10 (58.82%) SOAP
9 9 (52.94%) BDD
10 8 (47.06%) SpriteKit
10 8 (47.06%) DevOps
10 8 (47.06%) C++
10 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (41.18%) Mobile First
12 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
13 5 (29.41%) Finance
13 5 (29.41%) JSON
13 5 (29.41%) Web Services
14 4 (23.53%) UIKit
14 4 (23.53%) Android
15 3 (17.65%) Git (software)

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Xcode
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) CocoaPods
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
1 9 (52.94%) iOS Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Lead iOS Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Objective-C Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Objective-C Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Cocoa Touch
1 12 (70.59%) RESTful
2 10 (58.82%) iOS SDK
2 10 (58.82%) SOAP
3 8 (47.06%) SpriteKit
4 5 (29.41%) JSON
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) UIKit
6 3 (17.65%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) Core Data
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
3 2 (11.76%) iPhone
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) iOS Development
2 13 (76.47%) Scrum
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (58.82%) SDLC
4 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
5 9 (52.94%) BDD
6 8 (47.06%) DevOps
6 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (41.18%) Mobile First
8 2 (11.76%) Android Development
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.88%) Kanban
9 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Objective-C
2 14 (82.35%) Apple Swift
3 8 (47.06%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Apple