Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cocoa Touch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Cocoa Touch
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1082 1167
Rank change year-on-year -31 +85 -81
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa Touch 59 110 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.062% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.083% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57 110 104
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £34,500 £22,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% +12.50%

Cocoa Touch 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,811 69,686 78,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.64% 39.34% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59,474 60,238 67,558
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Cocoa Touch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa Touch in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cocoa Touch in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cocoa Touch in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England -42 52 £57,500 +22.99% 15
UK excluding London -7 49 £55,000 +37.50% 12
East of England +16 20 £60,000 +33.33% 4
North of England +1 15 £55,000 +37.50% 5
North West +8 13 £70,000 +75.00% 2
London -41 10 £56,250 -16.67% 3
Scotland -26 7 £52,500 -
South East +7 5 £70,000 +64.71%
Midlands -1 2 £44,150 +83.96% 2
West Midlands -17 2 £44,150 +83.96% 2
North East - 1 £22,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch 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 Cocoa Touch.

1 59 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 58 (98.31%) Objective-C
3 55 (93.22%) iOS Development
4 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (72.88%) Xcode
5 43 (72.88%) Apple Swift
6 41 (69.49%) Cocoa
7 39 (66.10%) iOS SDK
8 33 (55.93%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (47.46%) RESTful
10 27 (45.76%) User Experience
11 26 (44.07%) C++
12 25 (42.37%) Apple
13 24 (40.68%) Mobile App
14 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
15 19 (32.20%) MVC
16 18 (30.51%) OOP
16 18 (30.51%) SQLite
16 18 (30.51%) JavaScriptCore
17 17 (28.81%) CocoaPods
17 17 (28.81%) Mobile Development
17 17 (28.81%) OO
17 17 (28.81%) Scrum
17 17 (28.81%) TDD
17 17 (28.81%) Subversion
18 14 (23.73%) Core Data
19 13 (22.03%) Memory Management
19 13 (22.03%) BDD
19 13 (22.03%) SDLC
19 13 (22.03%) SOAP

Cocoa Touch
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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.69%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) iBeacon
2 2 (3.39%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SSL
2 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SQLite
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (72.88%) Xcode
2 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
3 17 (28.81%) CocoaPods
3 17 (28.81%) Subversion
4 6 (10.17%) JIRA
5 2 (3.39%) Appium
6 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.78%) Advertising
2 2 (3.39%) Automotive
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (81.36%) Developer
2 42 (71.19%) iOS Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (22.03%) Objective-C Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior iOS Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) C Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Graduate
8 2 (3.39%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Objective-C Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Graduate Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (69.49%) Cocoa
2 39 (66.10%) iOS SDK
3 28 (47.46%) RESTful
4 18 (30.51%) JavaScriptCore
5 14 (23.73%) Core Data
6 13 (22.03%) SOAP
7 11 (18.64%) Core Animation
8 10 (16.95%) SpriteKit
8 10 (16.95%) Web Services
9 8 (13.56%) JSON
10 7 (11.86%) REST
10 7 (11.86%) UIKit
10 7 (11.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 4 (6.78%) Android SDK
11 4 (6.78%) XML
12 1 (1.69%) .NET
12 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
12 1 (1.69%) HTML
12 1 (1.69%) J2EE
12 1 (1.69%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.76%) User Experience
2 24 (40.68%) Mobile App
3 13 (22.03%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (18.64%) Animation
5 7 (11.86%) Augmented Reality
5 7 (11.86%) iPad
5 7 (11.86%) iPhone
6 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.69%) Apple TV
8 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (16.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (93.22%) iOS Development
2 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (55.93%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (32.20%) MVC
5 18 (30.51%) OOP
6 17 (28.81%) Mobile Development
6 17 (28.81%) OO
6 17 (28.81%) Scrum
6 17 (28.81%) TDD
7 13 (22.03%) BDD
7 13 (22.03%) Memory Management
7 13 (22.03%) SDLC
8 10 (16.95%) DevOps
8 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
9 9 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (15.25%) Push Notifications
10 8 (13.56%) Mobile First
11 7 (11.86%) Benchmarking
11 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 58 (98.31%) Objective-C
2 43 (72.88%) Apple Swift
3 26 (44.07%) C++
4 6 (10.17%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) C
6 2 (3.39%) C#
6 2 (3.39%) Haskell
6 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.39%) Scala
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Apple
2 12 (20.34%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Xamarin