The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cocoa skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Cocoa
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 741 809
Rank change year-on-year -10 +68  
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 139 191 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 99 159 126
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +35.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -31.25% -  

Cocoa 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 36421 38335 41712
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.85% 38.93% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30573 33333 35674
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cocoa as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in the UK

Cocoa
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cocoa in the UK

Cocoa
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cocoa in the UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 139 £55,000 -12.00% 15
London -26 59 £61,250 -12.50% 7
East of England +5 29 £48,750 +14.70%
Hammersmith - 23 £65,000 -
South West +11 17 £55,000 - 3
City of London +23 14 £72,500 +3.57%
West Midlands +14 13 £25,000 -31.03% 2
Worcestershire +10 12 £25,000 -48.71%
Bristol -18 12 £55,000 - 2
Bromsgrove - 12 £25,000 -
Hereford - 12 £25,000 -
Herefordshire - 12 £25,000 -
South East +33 10 £27,500 -43.87% 1
Bedfordshire - 10 £47,500 -
Dunstable - 10 £47,500 -
Hampshire +5 8 £27,500 -43.87%
Basingstoke +2 8 £27,500 -43.87%
Yorkshire +6 7 - -
Hertfordshire +1 7 £50,000 -
Leeds - 7 - -
West Yorkshire - 7 - -
Cambridgeshire -16 6 - -
Essex - 6 - -
Devon - 5 £45,000 - 1
Plymouth - 5 £45,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +4 4 - -
Manchester -33 3 £60,000 +71.42% 1
North West -46 3 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £50,000 -
Bradford - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cocoa 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.

1 191 (97.45%) Apple iOS
2 189 (96.43%) Objective-C
3 165 (84.18%) iOS Development
4 118 (60.20%) Apple Swift
5 104 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (51.53%) Xcode
7 75 (38.27%) Mobile App
8 74 (37.76%) Cocoa Touch
9 65 (33.16%) Git (software)
9 65 (33.16%) Web Services
10 64 (32.65%) Mobile Development
11 63 (32.14%) OO
12 57 (29.08%) XML
12 57 (29.08%) JavaScript
13 54 (27.55%) Android
13 54 (27.55%) REST
14 53 (27.04%) HTML
15 52 (26.53%) Core Data
16 50 (25.51%) SOAP
16 50 (25.51%) Scrum
17 49 (25.00%) RESTful
18 48 (24.49%) JSON
19 47 (23.98%) Software Engineering
20 46 (23.47%) iOS SDK
21 43 (21.94%) Unit Testing
22 42 (21.43%) TDD
23 39 (19.90%) Android Development
24 37 (18.88%) User Experience
25 35 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
26 34 (17.35%) UIKit

Cocoa
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 6 (3.06%) Apache
2 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.55%) WordPress
3 3 (1.53%) CMS
4 2 (1.02%) Confluence
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (3.57%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.82%) GitHub
2 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.16%) TestFlight
4 9 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) Internet
2 3 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.51%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.71%) MySQL
2 16 (8.16%) Azure SQL Database
2 16 (8.16%) CouchDB
2 16 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 16 (8.16%) SQLite
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 101 (51.53%) Xcode
2 65 (33.16%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 10 (5.10%) Subversion
5 7 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.55%) CocoaPods
8 3 (1.53%) Babel
8 3 (1.53%) Gradle
8 3 (1.53%) JIRA
8 3 (1.53%) JUnit
8 3 (1.53%) Mockito
8 3 (1.53%) Robolectric
9 2 (1.02%) git-flow
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.51%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 14 (7.14%) Finance
2 13 (6.63%) Electronics
3 11 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.08%) Games
4 8 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.08%) Marketing
5 7 (3.57%) Banking
6 5 (2.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 192 (97.96%) Developer
2 158 (80.61%) iOS Developer
3 36 (18.37%) Senior Developer
4 32 (16.33%) Objective-C Developer
5 26 (13.27%) Software Developer
6 24 (12.24%) Mobile Developer
7 23 (11.73%) Junior
7 23 (11.73%) Junior Developer
7 23 (11.73%) Junior iOS Developer
8 20 (10.20%) Android Developer
9 19 (9.69%) iOS Android Developer
9 19 (9.69%) Senior Software Developer
10 18 (9.18%) Lead Developer
11 16 (8.16%) Lead iOS Developer
12 15 (7.65%) Senior iOS Developer
13 11 (5.61%) Applications Developer
14 6 (3.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 4 (2.04%) Software Engineer
16 3 (1.53%) Web Applications Developer
16 3 (1.53%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (37.76%) Cocoa Touch
2 65 (33.16%) Web Services
3 57 (29.08%) XML
4 54 (27.55%) REST
5 53 (27.04%) HTML
6 52 (26.53%) Core Data
7 50 (25.51%) SOAP
8 49 (25.00%) RESTful
9 48 (24.49%) JSON
10 46 (23.47%) iOS SDK
11 34 (17.35%) UIKit
12 33 (16.84%) HTML5
12 33 (16.84%) jQuery
13 27 (13.78%) CSS
14 23 (11.73%) Ajax
15 18 (9.18%) AngularJS
16 9 (4.59%) Android SDK
16 9 (4.59%) Core Animation
17 7 (3.57%) LAMP
18 5 (2.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (38.27%) Mobile App
2 37 (18.88%) User Experience
3 22 (11.22%) Social Media
4 18 (9.18%) Fintech
4 18 (9.18%) Minimum Viable Product
5 15 (7.65%) Computer Science
6 12 (6.12%) iPhone
7 11 (5.61%) iPad
8 10 (5.10%) Data Structures
9 9 (4.59%) Animation
10 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (4.08%) Smart Home
10 8 (4.08%) Smartphone
11 5 (2.55%) Internet of Things
11 5 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
13 2 (1.02%) Spread Betting
14 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 191 (97.45%) Apple iOS
2 54 (27.55%) Android
3 10 (5.10%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.57%) Unix
5 5 (2.55%) Linux
6 2 (1.02%) Windows
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (84.18%) iOS Development
2 104 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (32.65%) Mobile Development
4 63 (32.14%) OO
5 50 (25.51%) Scrum
6 47 (23.98%) Software Engineering
7 43 (21.94%) Unit Testing
8 42 (21.43%) TDD
9 39 (19.90%) Android Development
10 35 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (16.84%) OOP
12 31 (15.82%) MVC
13 26 (13.27%) Mobile Application Development
14 22 (11.22%) BDD
15 20 (10.20%) Business Development
16 18 (9.18%) Open Source
17 17 (8.67%) Test Automation
18 16 (8.16%) Adaptive Web Design
18 16 (8.16%) Progressive Enhancement
19 15 (7.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 189 (96.43%) Objective-C
2 118 (60.20%) Apple Swift
3 57 (29.08%) JavaScript
4 30 (15.31%) Java
4 30 (15.31%) PHP
5 24 (12.24%) C#
6 18 (9.18%) SQL
7 6 (3.06%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.55%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.55%) Perl
9 3 (1.53%) C++
9 3 (1.53%) ES6
10 2 (1.02%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.51%) C
11 1 (0.51%) Scala
11 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.67%) Degree
2 12 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) ISO 14001
1 5 (2.55%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.55%) Snort
2 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Nagios
2 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (13.27%) Apple
2 13 (6.63%) Appcelerator
3 10 (5.10%) SAP
4 7 (3.57%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.55%) Google
6 3 (1.53%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle
7 2 (1.02%) Zend
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft
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