The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Cocoa skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
England / South East
Rank 387 428 407
Rank change year-on-year +41 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 2 30 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.41% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 30 33
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -37.50% +3.89%  

Cocoa is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5903 7339 7792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.60% 38.07% 37.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5104 6555 6761
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Cocoa as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in the South East

Cocoa
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Cocoa in the South East

Cocoa
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire +9 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (94.12%) iOS Development
3 15 (88.24%) Cocoa Touch
4 13 (76.47%) Core Data
4 13 (76.47%) Objective-C
5 12 (70.59%) Mobile App
6 8 (47.06%) iPad
6 8 (47.06%) RESTful
6 8 (47.06%) OO
7 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
8 6 (35.29%) Mobile Development
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
9 5 (29.41%) QA
9 5 (29.41%) Android
9 5 (29.41%) Web Development
9 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
9 5 (29.41%) iOS SDK
9 5 (29.41%) UIKit
10 4 (23.53%) B2B
10 4 (23.53%) Xcode
10 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
11 3 (17.65%) iPhone
11 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
11 3 (17.65%) Degree
11 3 (17.65%) JIRA
11 3 (17.65%) Internet
11 3 (17.65%) Windows
11 3 (17.65%) OOP

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Xcode
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) iOS Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Internet Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Cocoa Touch
2 13 (76.47%) Core Data
3 8 (47.06%) RESTful
4 5 (29.41%) iOS SDK
4 5 (29.41%) UIKit
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Mobile App
2 8 (47.06%) iPad
3 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (17.65%) iPhone
5 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (29.41%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) iOS Development
2 8 (47.06%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Mobile Development
4 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) Web Development
5 4 (23.53%) B2B
5 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Android Development
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Objective-C
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Apple Swift
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Xamarin