Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Apple iOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Apple iOS over the 6 months to 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple iOS
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 179 187 165
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22 +8
Permanent jobs citing Apple iOS 2,691 1,198 2,662
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.07% 1.88% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.24% 9.16% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,700 969 2,085
10th Percentile £29,975 £33,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Apple iOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23,939 13,081 27,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.44% 20.50% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16,094 10,796 22,714
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £31,820
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -1.19%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS.

Salary trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Apple iOS over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the UK over the 6 months to 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +12 2,373 £57,500 - 383
London +24 1,281 £67,500 +3.85% 160
UK excluding London +1 1,164 £52,500 +5.00% 240
Work from Home -33 672 £57,500 - 76
South East -16 368 £55,000 +4.76% 48
North of England -20 304 £50,000 - 68
Yorkshire +6 152 £50,000 - 28
North West -31 145 £50,000 -1.96% 30
Midlands -21 136 £50,000 +33.33% 48
South West -12 135 £55,000 +22.22% 24
Scotland -26 107 £65,000 +23.81% 10
East of England -51 77 £46,250 -22.92% 32
East Midlands -15 68 £47,000 +34.29% 22
West Midlands -46 68 £55,000 +37.50% 26
Wales -43 22 £62,500 +38.89% 8
Northern Ireland -17 15 £67,500 -3.57% 2
North East -41 7 £65,000 +94.03% 10

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, IT jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 1,968 (73.13%) Android
2 1,114 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
3 950 (35.30%) iOS Development
4 813 (30.21%) Mobile App
5 810 (30.10%) Apple Swift
6 678 (25.20%) JavaScript
7 605 (22.48%) Social Skills
8 599 (22.26%) Mobile Development
9 577 (21.44%) Windows
10 571 (21.22%) Software Engineering
11 569 (21.14%) Android Development
12 554 (20.59%) User Experience
13 546 (20.29%) Java
14 474 (17.61%) React
15 445 (16.54%) React Native
15 445 (16.54%) Kotlin
16 438 (16.28%) AWS
17 391 (14.53%) Apple
18 375 (13.94%) Node.js
19 371 (13.79%) Git (software)
19 371 (13.79%) Test Automation
20 370 (13.75%) Microsoft
21 351 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
22 344 (12.78%) Finance
23 343 (12.75%) HTML
23 343 (12.75%) Objective-C
24 338 (12.56%) TDD
25 333 (12.37%) Azure
26 322 (11.97%) Scrum
27 310 (11.52%) CI/CD

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 116 (4.31%) CMS
2 64 (2.38%) Confluence
2 64 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 28 (1.04%) WordPress
5 24 (0.89%) Apache
6 22 (0.82%) MS Exchange
7 17 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 16 (0.59%) Headless CMS
8 16 (0.59%) IIS
9 13 (0.48%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.37%) Tornado
11 8 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.30%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.26%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.22%) IBM Domino
14 5 (0.19%) concrete5
14 5 (0.19%) Ethereum
14 5 (0.19%) JBoss
15 4 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 113 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (2.56%) Sketch
3 36 (1.34%) InVision
4 26 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 26 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
6 17 (0.63%) Chatbot
6 17 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.33%) Zeplin
9 8 (0.30%) Adobe XD
10 6 (0.22%) Marvel
11 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.15%) UserZoom
12 2 (0.074%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.074%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.037%) Blender
13 1 (0.037%) InDesign
13 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.30%) Magento
3 6 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.22%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.19%) Shopify
5 3 (0.11%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.074%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 2 (0.074%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.037%) Alphatax
7 1 (0.037%) Maximo
7 1 (0.037%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.037%) Relativity
7 1 (0.037%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.037%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.037%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 438 (16.28%) AWS
2 333 (12.37%) Azure
3 262 (9.74%) Microsoft 365
4 198 (7.36%) GCP
5 161 (5.98%) Serverless
6 146 (5.43%) GitHub
7 124 (4.61%) SaaS
8 118 (4.38%) Firebase
9 111 (4.12%) Figma
10 63 (2.34%) Google Play
11 56 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
12 52 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
12 52 (1.93%) PaaS
13 36 (1.34%) IaaS
13 36 (1.34%) npm
14 33 (1.23%) AppsFlyer
14 33 (1.23%) Pushwoosh
15 32 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
15 32 (1.19%) OneDrive
16 27 (1.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 104 (3.86%) Broadband
2 81 (3.01%) VPN
3 58 (2.16%) Internet
4 54 (2.01%) HTTP
5 52 (1.93%) DNS
6 50 (1.86%) LAN
7 47 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 45 (1.67%) WAN
9 42 (1.56%) TCP/IP
10 38 (1.41%) Firewall
11 34 (1.26%) DHCP
12 33 (1.23%) VoIP
13 29 (1.08%) Wireless
14 26 (0.97%) NFC
15 24 (0.89%) MQTT
16 18 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
17 16 (0.59%) Bluetooth
17 16 (0.59%) VLAN
18 13 (0.48%) IPsec
19 12 (0.45%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (6.69%) MySQL
2 158 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
3 133 (4.94%) NoSQL
4 121 (4.50%) SQL Server
5 108 (4.01%) Redis
6 85 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 81 (3.01%) MongoDB
8 50 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 42 (1.56%) Blockchain
10 26 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
11 25 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (0.78%) Big Data
12 21 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.59%) Power BI
14 15 (0.56%) Couchbase
15 12 (0.45%) DB2
15 12 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
16 11 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.37%) BigQuery
18 8 (0.30%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 371 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 143 (5.31%) JIRA
3 141 (5.24%) Jenkins
4 109 (4.05%) Xcode
5 104 (3.86%) Postman
6 102 (3.79%) Selenium
7 88 (3.27%) Appium
8 79 (2.94%) GitLab
9 67 (2.49%) Bitbucket
10 64 (2.38%) fastlane
11 52 (1.93%) Gradle
12 51 (1.90%) SoapUI
13 44 (1.64%) Maven
14 42 (1.56%) Cypress.io
14 42 (1.56%) JMeter
15 38 (1.41%) SpecFlow
16 36 (1.34%) JUnit
16 36 (1.34%) Mercurial
17 34 (1.26%) Cucumber
18 33 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 605 (22.48%) Social Skills
2 344 (12.78%) Finance
3 154 (5.72%) Retail
4 150 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 132 (4.91%) Games
6 129 (4.79%) Banking
7 104 (3.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 90 (3.34%) Marketing
9 56 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
10 46 (1.71%) Organisational Skills
11 41 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 40 (1.49%) Legal
13 39 (1.45%) Fire and Rescue
14 36 (1.34%) Publishing
15 31 (1.15%) Public Sector
16 27 (1.00%) Electronics
17 24 (0.89%) Law
17 24 (0.89%) Telecoms
18 17 (0.63%) Advertising
19 15 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,282 (47.64%) Developer
2 429 (15.94%) iOS Developer
3 285 (10.59%) Senior Developer
4 259 (9.62%) Software Engineer
5 242 (8.99%) Mobile Developer
6 173 (6.43%) React Developer
7 139 (5.17%) Analyst
8 136 (5.05%) Applications Developer
9 113 (4.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 113 (4.20%) Senior iOS Developer
10 110 (4.09%) Designer
11 102 (3.79%) Full Stack Developer
12 93 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
13 84 (3.12%) Android Developer
14 83 (3.08%) Java Developer
15 80 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 78 (2.90%) Software Developer
17 75 (2.79%) IT Support
18 63 (2.34%) Support Analyst
19 60 (2.23%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (17.61%) React
2 445 (16.54%) React Native
3 375 (13.94%) Node.js
4 343 (12.75%) HTML
5 300 (11.15%) CSS
6 288 (10.70%) REST
7 217 (8.06%) .NET
7 217 (8.06%) RESTful
8 194 (7.21%) AngularJS
9 167 (6.21%) JSON
10 164 (6.09%) Web Services
11 156 (5.80%) GraphQL
12 131 (4.87%) HTML5
13 120 (4.46%) Flutter
14 110 (4.09%) Laravel
15 103 (3.83%) .NET Core
16 97 (3.60%) iOS SDK
17 92 (3.42%) Redux
18 91 (3.38%) ASP.NET
19 77 (2.86%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 813 (30.21%) Mobile App
2 554 (20.59%) User Experience
3 117 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 74 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
5 68 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 65 (2.42%) Social Media
7 62 (2.30%) Virtual Team
8 61 (2.27%) NHS
9 57 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
10 49 (1.82%) iPad
11 45 (1.67%) STB
12 43 (1.60%) iPhone
13 41 (1.52%) Smartphone
14 37 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
15 36 (1.34%) Video\Live Streaming
16 34 (1.26%) Cloud Native
17 32 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
18 30 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
19 23 (0.85%) PlayStation
20 22 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1,968 (73.13%) Android
2 577 (21.44%) Windows
3 209 (7.77%) Linux
4 198 (7.36%) Windows 10
5 126 (4.68%) Mac OS
6 77 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 36 (1.34%) Mac OS X
8 35 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 30 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 18 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
12 15 (0.56%) Unix
13 14 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
14 13 (0.48%) CentOS
14 13 (0.48%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.41%) tvOS
16 9 (0.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 8 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.26%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,114 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
2 950 (35.30%) iOS Development
3 599 (22.26%) Mobile Development
4 571 (21.22%) Software Engineering
5 569 (21.14%) Android Development
6 371 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 351 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 338 (12.56%) TDD
9 322 (11.97%) Scrum
10 310 (11.52%) CI/CD
11 298 (11.07%) Full Stack Development
12 275 (10.22%) DevOps
13 261 (9.70%) UX Design
14 250 (9.29%) OO
15 248 (9.22%) Microservices
16 239 (8.88%) Unit Testing
17 230 (8.55%) Computer Science
18 219 (8.14%) OOP
19 197 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
20 193 (7.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 810 (30.10%) Apple Swift
2 678 (25.20%) JavaScript
3 546 (20.29%) Java
4 445 (16.54%) Kotlin
5 343 (12.75%) Objective-C
6 304 (11.30%) C#
7 274 (10.18%) SQL
8 249 (9.25%) Python
9 246 (9.14%) TypeScript
10 189 (7.02%) PHP
11 137 (5.09%) C++
12 74 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 71 (2.64%) Go
14 64 (2.38%) ES6
15 56 (2.08%) C
16 40 (1.49%) Scala
17 38 (1.41%) Bash
17 38 (1.41%) Ruby
18 28 (1.04%) Java 8
19 24 (0.89%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 304 (11.30%) Degree
2 131 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (0.93%) AWS Certification
6 23 (0.85%) MCSE
7 22 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 17 (0.63%) DBS Check
9 13 (0.48%) MCSA
10 12 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.33%) Master's Degree
13 8 (0.30%) PhD
14 7 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.26%) CISSP
14 7 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.26%) MCP
15 5 (0.19%) A+ Certification
15 5 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (7.17%) QA
2 90 (3.34%) Accessibility
3 60 (2.23%) SLA
4 22 (0.82%) GDPR
5 6 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.22%) PMO
6 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.15%) NCSC
7 2 (0.074%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.074%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.074%) NIST
7 2 (0.074%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.037%) COBIT
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 270 (10.03%) Active Directory
2 144 (5.35%) Docker
3 38 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.71%) BitLocker
6 15 (0.56%) vSphere
7 10 (0.37%) Firmware
7 10 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.037%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.037%) NFS
10 1 (0.037%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.037%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.037%) XenApp
10 1 (0.037%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 160 (5.95%) Kubernetes
2 109 (4.05%) Terraform
3 82 (3.05%) SCCM
4 78 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 40 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
6 29 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (0.93%) Ansible
8 21 (0.78%) Grafana
9 19 (0.71%) HAProxy
9 19 (0.71%) Kibana
9 19 (0.71%) logstash
9 19 (0.71%) Opsgenie
9 19 (0.71%) Pingdom
9 19 (0.71%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.56%) MIIS
11 14 (0.52%) AirWatch
12 13 (0.48%) Puppet
13 12 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 10 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 391 (14.53%) Apple
2 370 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 233 (8.66%) Google
4 78 (2.90%) Xamarin
5 72 (2.68%) Adobe
6 51 (1.90%) VMware
7 49 (1.82%) Citrix
8 37 (1.37%) Oracle
9 31 (1.15%) Samsung
10 24 (0.89%) SAP
10 24 (0.89%) ServiceNow
11 23 (0.85%) HP
12 21 (0.78%) Dell
12 21 (0.78%) Sun
13 19 (0.71%) Ivanti
13 19 (0.71%) New Relic
14 16 (0.59%) Sitecore
15 15 (0.56%) Red Hat
15 15 (0.56%) Snapchat
15 15 (0.56%) Zend