The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / North West
Rank 213 198 191
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 44 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.74% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 1.44% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 57
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3565 2907 3348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.79% 51.46% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3058 2475 2870
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Objective-C
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Objective-C in the North West

Objective-C
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Objective-C in the North West

Objective-C
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 Objective-C within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Manchester -28 33 £43,750 +2.94% 12
Lancashire - 8 £40,000 -
Cheshire +15 3 - - 1
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 72 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 59 (75.64%) iOS Development
3 53 (67.95%) Apple Swift
4 40 (51.28%) Mobile App
5 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (39.74%) TDD
7 25 (32.05%) Mobile Development
8 21 (26.92%) Apple
9 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
10 17 (21.79%) User Experience
10 17 (21.79%) Android
11 16 (20.51%) Java
12 15 (19.23%) OO
12 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
13 12 (15.38%) Android Development
14 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
14 11 (14.10%) HTML
14 11 (14.10%) Mobile Application Development
15 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
15 10 (12.82%) Web Services
15 10 (12.82%) Degree
16 9 (11.54%) jQuery
16 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
16 9 (11.54%) SQL
16 9 (11.54%) Oracle
16 9 (11.54%) CSS
16 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
16 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (11.54%) Data Structures
17 8 (10.26%) Skype

Objective-C
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.41%) Google Play
3 1 (1.28%) GitHub
3 1 (1.28%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Skype
2 1 (1.28%) GPRS
2 1 (1.28%) GSM
2 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) MySQL
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.28%) GIS
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (7.69%) Selenium
3 6 (7.69%) Subversion
4 5 (6.41%) JIRA
5 4 (5.13%) Xcode
6 3 (3.85%) CocoaPods
6 3 (3.85%) Gradle
7 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.28%) Calabash
7 1 (1.28%) Crashlytics
7 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
3 3 (3.85%) Music Industry
3 3 (3.85%) Publishing
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (94.87%) Developer
2 56 (71.79%) iOS Developer
3 18 (23.08%) Objective-C Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Applications Developer
4 14 (17.95%) iOS Programmer
4 14 (17.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Objective-C Engineer
4 14 (17.95%) Programmer
5 12 (15.38%) Android Developer
5 12 (15.38%) iOS Android Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (8.97%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Android Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Lead iOS Developer
9 6 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) HTML
2 10 (12.82%) Web Services
3 9 (11.54%) CSS
3 9 (11.54%) jQuery
4 8 (10.26%) .NET
4 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.26%) Cocoa
4 8 (10.26%) Django
5 7 (8.97%) Ajax
5 7 (8.97%) Cocoa Touch
5 7 (8.97%) HTML5
5 7 (8.97%) JSON
6 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (7.69%) RESTful
6 6 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.13%) iOS SDK
8 3 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (51.28%) Mobile App
2 17 (21.79%) User Experience
3 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.54%) Data Structures
5 7 (8.97%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.97%) iPad
5 7 (8.97%) mHealth
6 2 (2.56%) Animation
6 2 (2.56%) Fintech
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.56%) Social Media
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.28%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 72 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 17 (21.79%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (75.64%) iOS Development
2 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (39.74%) TDD
4 25 (32.05%) Mobile Development
5 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
6 15 (19.23%) OO
7 12 (15.38%) Android Development
8 11 (14.10%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.26%) BDD
10 8 (10.26%) ERD
11 7 (8.97%) MVVM
11 7 (8.97%) Web Application Development
12 6 (7.69%) MVC
12 6 (7.69%) Scrum
13 5 (6.41%) OOP
13 5 (6.41%) SDLC
14 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (3.85%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.95%) Apple Swift
2 16 (20.51%) Java
3 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) SQL
5 8 (10.26%) C#
5 8 (10.26%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.26%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.28%) C
7 1 (1.28%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Apple
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) Google
4 6 (7.69%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
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