Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Cocoa Touch
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1116 1057 1146
Rank change year-on-year -59 +89 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa Touch 69 141 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.076% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.096% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 65 122 127
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £22,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +37.50% -8.57% +4.17%

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 71513 72502 81620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 39.14% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 59557 62760 70046
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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
England -40 62 £55,000 +10.00% 12
UK excluding London +14 51 £55,000 +37.50% 6
East of England +21 21 £60,000 +26.32% 1
London -24 18 £57,500 -17.86% 7
North of England +1 16 £55,000 +29.41% 2
North West -9 14 £62,500 +47.06%
Scotland -12 7 £52,500 -16.00% 1
South East +42 5 £70,000 +75.00%
Midlands +12 2 £25,000 -33.33% 1
West Midlands +3 2 £25,000 +4.17% 1
North East - 1 £22,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Cocoa Touch.

1 69 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 67 (97.10%) Objective-C
3 63 (91.30%) iOS Development
4 56 (81.16%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (72.46%) Xcode
6 48 (69.57%) Apple Swift
7 46 (66.67%) Cocoa
8 41 (59.42%) iOS SDK
9 36 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (49.28%) Mobile App
11 30 (43.48%) User Experience
11 30 (43.48%) RESTful
12 27 (39.13%) C++
13 26 (37.68%) Apple
14 24 (34.78%) Scrum
15 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
16 21 (30.43%) TDD
17 18 (26.09%) MVC
17 18 (26.09%) Android
17 18 (26.09%) Mobile Development
18 17 (24.64%) Subversion
19 16 (23.19%) Core Data
20 15 (21.74%) OOP
21 14 (20.29%) OO
21 14 (20.29%) JSON
21 14 (20.29%) CocoaPods
21 14 (20.29%) SDLC
22 13 (18.84%) JavaScriptCore
22 13 (18.84%) Android Development
22 13 (18.84%) SQLite

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.45%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.45%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQLite
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (72.46%) Xcode
2 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 17 (24.64%) Subversion
4 14 (20.29%) CocoaPods
5 6 (8.70%) JIRA
6 2 (2.90%) Appium
7 1 (1.45%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.70%) Advertising
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (84.06%) Developer
2 49 (71.01%) iOS Developer
3 22 (31.88%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Applications Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Objective-C Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior iOS Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Mobile Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Android Developer
10 3 (4.35%) iOS Android Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Architect
11 2 (2.90%) C Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Lead Architect
11 2 (2.90%) Objective-C Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
12 1 (1.45%) Graduate Mobile Developer
12 1 (1.45%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 41 (59.42%) iOS SDK
3 30 (43.48%) RESTful
4 16 (23.19%) Core Data
5 14 (20.29%) JSON
6 13 (18.84%) JavaScriptCore
6 13 (18.84%) REST
6 13 (18.84%) SOAP
7 11 (15.94%) Core Animation
7 11 (15.94%) SpriteKit
7 11 (15.94%) Web Services
8 9 (13.04%) UIKit
9 7 (10.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (8.70%) HTML
11 4 (5.80%) Android SDK
11 4 (5.80%) CSS
11 4 (5.80%) XML
12 3 (4.35%) .NET
13 2 (2.90%) Ajax
14 1 (1.45%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 34 (49.28%) Mobile App
2 30 (43.48%) User Experience
3 13 (18.84%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (15.94%) Animation
5 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 7 (10.14%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (7.25%) Apple TV
8 4 (5.80%) Spread Betting
9 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (4.35%) iPad
9 3 (4.35%) iPhone
9 3 (4.35%) Social Media
10 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
10 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (1.45%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (26.09%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (91.30%) iOS Development
2 56 (81.16%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (34.78%) Scrum
5 21 (30.43%) TDD
6 18 (26.09%) Mobile Development
6 18 (26.09%) MVC
7 15 (21.74%) OOP
8 14 (20.29%) OO
8 14 (20.29%) SDLC
9 13 (18.84%) Android Development
10 12 (17.39%) BDD
11 11 (15.94%) Memory Management
12 10 (14.49%) DevOps
12 10 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (14.49%) Push Notifications
12 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (14.49%) Unit Testing
13 9 (13.04%) Mobile First
14 8 (11.59%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 67 (97.10%) Objective-C
2 48 (69.57%) Apple Swift
3 27 (39.13%) C++
4 8 (11.59%) Java
5 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.35%) C
6 3 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) C#
7 2 (2.90%) Haskell
7 2 (2.90%) Scala
8 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Apple
2 13 (18.84%) Google
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.45%) Facebook