Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Cocoa Touch
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1108 1064 1059
Rank change year-on-year -44 -5 +44
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa Touch 86 203 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 88 171 193
UK median annual salary £41,250 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £22,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -37.50% - -

Cocoa Touch 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 72373 78180 83667
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.51% 38.79% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 60530 67750 71236
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Cocoa Touch in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Top 11 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 28 July 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 -26 86 £41,250 -25.00% 9
UK excluding London +43 49 £25,000 -37.50% 9
London -33 37 £60,000 -14.29% 2
Midlands +51 20 £25,000 -50.00% 2
West Midlands +24 20 £25,000 -52.38% 2
East of England +5 13 £55,000 +37.50% 3
North of England -8 13 £46,250 +32.14% 2
Yorkshire +13 8 - -
South East +54 3 £45,000 +12.50%
North East - 3 - -
North West -21 2 £46,250 +42.31% 2

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 84 (97.67%) Objective-C
2 83 (96.51%) Apple iOS
3 81 (94.19%) iOS Development
4 69 (80.23%) Cocoa
5 55 (63.95%) Xcode
6 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (56.98%) REST
7 48 (55.81%) Web Services
8 46 (53.49%) iOS SDK
9 42 (48.84%) Mobile App
10 41 (47.67%) Apple Swift
10 41 (47.67%) SOAP
10 41 (47.67%) Core Data
11 39 (45.35%) OO
12 38 (44.19%) JSON
13 32 (37.21%) UIKit
14 31 (36.05%) Git (software)
15 30 (34.88%) XML
16 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
17 27 (31.40%) HTML
18 25 (29.07%) PHP
18 25 (29.07%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (25.58%) Scrum
20 21 (24.42%) TDD
21 20 (23.26%) jQuery
21 20 (23.26%) HTML5
22 19 (22.09%) Social Media
22 19 (22.09%) SQLite
22 19 (22.09%) User Experience
22 19 (22.09%) Ajax

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 (3.49%) Apache
1 3 (3.49%) Confluence
1 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.49%) WordPress
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) TestFlight
2 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) iBeacon
2 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) SQLite
2 16 (18.60%) MySQL
3 14 (16.28%) MongoDB
4 13 (15.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 13 (15.12%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 55 (63.95%) Xcode
2 31 (36.05%) Git (software)
3 13 (15.12%) Subversion
4 10 (11.63%) CocoaPods
5 3 (3.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (3.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Appium
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Advertising
2 2 (2.33%) Banking
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (100.00%) Developer
2 75 (87.21%) iOS Developer
3 20 (23.26%) Junior
3 20 (23.26%) Junior Developer
3 20 (23.26%) Objective-C Developer
4 19 (22.09%) Junior iOS Developer
5 15 (17.44%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (15.12%) Applications Developer
7 12 (13.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 10 (11.63%) Senior Developer
9 9 (10.47%) Senior iOS Developer
10 8 (9.30%) Lead Developer
10 8 (9.30%) Lead iOS Developer
11 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.65%) Android Developer
12 4 (4.65%) iOS Android Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Agile Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Web Applications Developer
13 3 (3.49%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (80.23%) Cocoa
2 49 (56.98%) REST
3 48 (55.81%) Web Services
4 46 (53.49%) iOS SDK
5 41 (47.67%) Core Data
5 41 (47.67%) SOAP
6 38 (44.19%) JSON
7 32 (37.21%) UIKit
8 30 (34.88%) XML
9 27 (31.40%) HTML
10 20 (23.26%) HTML5
10 20 (23.26%) jQuery
11 19 (22.09%) Ajax
12 9 (10.47%) Core Animation
13 8 (9.30%) RESTful
14 7 (8.14%) CSS
15 6 (6.98%) JavaScriptCore
16 4 (4.65%) LAMP
17 3 (3.49%) .NET
17 3 (3.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (48.84%) Mobile App
2 19 (22.09%) Social Media
2 19 (22.09%) User Experience
3 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.30%) Animation
5 5 (5.81%) iPad
5 5 (5.81%) iPhone
6 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.65%) Apple TV
6 4 (4.65%) Spread Betting
7 3 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (3.49%) Smart Home
8 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 83 (96.51%) Apple iOS
2 16 (18.60%) Android
3 4 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (94.19%) iOS Development
2 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (45.35%) OO
4 25 (29.07%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (25.58%) Scrum
6 21 (24.42%) TDD
7 16 (18.60%) Software Engineering
7 16 (18.60%) Unit Testing
8 15 (17.44%) Android Development
9 14 (16.28%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.12%) Adaptive Web Design
10 13 (15.12%) Progressive Enhancement
11 10 (11.63%) Mobile Development
11 10 (11.63%) OOP
12 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (8.14%) MVC
13 6 (6.98%) Memory Management
14 5 (5.81%) Project Management
15 4 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
15 4 (4.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 84 (97.67%) Objective-C
2 41 (47.67%) Apple Swift
3 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
4 25 (29.07%) PHP
5 13 (15.12%) SQL
6 8 (9.30%) Java
7 6 (6.98%) C++
8 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Degree
2 11 (12.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Nagios
2 2 (2.33%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) Apple
2 3 (3.49%) Appcelerator
2 3 (3.49%) Cognizant
3 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe
4 1 (1.16%) Facebook
4 1 (1.16%) Google
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.16%) Zend
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