Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Cocoa Touch
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1118 1116 1072
Rank change year-on-year -2 -44 +58
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa Touch 39 80 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.046% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 79 129
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £34,550 £22,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 65,855 70,679 74,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.97% 40.23% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 54,433 58,504 64,121
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cocoa Touch in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Top 9 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 23 October 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 -6 39 £52,500 -4.55% 12
UK excluding London +3 27 £50,000 - 8
London +8 12 £58,750 -6.00% 6
South West - 12 £55,000 - 3
North of England +26 10 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North West +3 10 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Midlands +38 4 £32,500 +30.00%
Midlands +18 4 £32,500 +30.00%
South East +2 1 £42,500 -39.29% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 39 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 39 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 37 (94.87%) Apple Swift
3 35 (89.74%) iOS Development
4 33 (84.62%) RESTful
5 32 (82.05%) Core Animation
5 32 (82.05%) Animation
5 32 (82.05%) Core Data
6 29 (74.36%) User Experience
7 28 (71.79%) Apple
8 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
9 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (41.03%) Subversion
12 15 (38.46%) Mercurial
13 14 (35.90%) Push Notifications
14 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (30.77%) CocoaPods
15 12 (30.77%) BDD
15 12 (30.77%) TDD
15 12 (30.77%) JSON
15 12 (30.77%) HTTP
15 12 (30.77%) SSL
15 12 (30.77%) XML
15 12 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
16 11 (28.21%) Degree
16 11 (28.21%) Mobile Development
17 10 (25.64%) Computer Science Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) HTTP
1 12 (30.77%) SSL
1 12 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (25.64%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
2 16 (41.03%) Subversion
3 15 (38.46%) Mercurial
4 12 (30.77%) CocoaPods
5 9 (23.08%) Xcode
6 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (15.38%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 33 (84.62%) iOS Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Applications Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Lead Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Objective-C Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior iOS Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Lead iOS Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Multimedia Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 33 (84.62%) RESTful
3 32 (82.05%) Core Animation
3 32 (82.05%) Core Data
4 12 (30.77%) JSON
4 12 (30.77%) XML
5 10 (25.64%) ReactiveCocoa
5 10 (25.64%) RxSwift
6 8 (20.51%) CarPlay
7 5 (12.82%) Web Services
8 2 (5.13%) iOS SDK
8 2 (5.13%) SOAP
8 2 (5.13%) SpriteKit
9 1 (2.56%) HTML
9 1 (2.56%) HTML5
9 1 (2.56%) jQuery
9 1 (2.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 32 (82.05%) Animation
2 29 (74.36%) User Experience
3 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
4 6 (15.38%) Renewable Energy
4 6 (15.38%) Smart Meter
5 5 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.38%) Android
3 4 (10.26%) watchOS
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) iOS Development
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (35.90%) Push Notifications
5 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (30.77%) BDD
6 12 (30.77%) TDD
7 11 (28.21%) Mobile Development
8 10 (25.64%) Scrum
9 8 (20.51%) Analytics
9 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
9 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (15.38%) Benchmarking
10 6 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
11 5 (12.82%) MVC
11 5 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 2 (5.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 37 (94.87%) Apple Swift
3 2 (5.13%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Apple