Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Cocoa
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1045 951 1033
Rank change year-on-year -94 +82 -83
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 137 276 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 127 222 213
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £37,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £78,750 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +6.25%

Cocoa 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 72426 74194 82052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.10% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60216 64420 70119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cocoa in the UK

Cocoa
Top 13 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 6 months to 22 November 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 -112 126 £55,000 -4.35% 10
UK excluding London +18 89 £52,500 +16.67% 10
London -109 48 £65,000 -7.14% 3
South West +34 32 £55,000 +37.50% 3
North of England -6 19 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North West -21 17 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South East +28 14 £45,000 +11.11%
Scotland -10 11 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East of England +4 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Midlands +11 5 £25,000 -47.37%
West Midlands -5 5 £25,000 -39.39%
North East - 1 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 129 (94.16%) Objective-C
2 129 (94.16%) iOS Development
3 104 (75.91%) Apple Swift
4 80 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (55.47%) RESTful
6 63 (45.99%) Git (software)
7 59 (43.07%) Apple
8 55 (40.15%) Xcode
9 53 (38.69%) Mobile App
10 51 (37.23%) Cocoa Touch
11 48 (35.04%) Scrum
12 40 (29.20%) Android
13 39 (28.47%) Mobile Development
14 38 (27.74%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (26.28%) TDD
15 36 (26.28%) User Experience
15 36 (26.28%) GitHub
16 33 (24.09%) MVC
16 33 (24.09%) Unit Testing
17 31 (22.63%) OOP
18 27 (19.71%) Data Structures
19 26 (18.98%) Android Development
19 26 (18.98%) OO
19 26 (18.98%) Web Services
19 26 (18.98%) iOS SDK
19 26 (18.98%) BDD
20 25 (18.25%) Core Data
21 23 (16.79%) Memory Management
21 23 (16.79%) REST

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 4 (2.92%) CMS
2 3 (2.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.28%) GitHub
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.92%) TestFlight
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.73%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) MySQL
1 5 (3.65%) SQLite
2 4 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (2.92%) CouchDB
2 4 (2.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 63 (45.99%) Git (software)
2 55 (40.15%) Xcode
3 13 (9.49%) Subversion
4 6 (4.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.38%) JIRA
5 3 (2.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.46%) CocoaPods
6 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 17 (12.41%) Electronics
3 15 (10.95%) Manufacturing
3 15 (10.95%) Marketing
3 15 (10.95%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.11%) Advertising
5 6 (4.38%) Banking
6 5 (3.65%) Games
6 5 (3.65%) Publishing
7 2 (1.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 126 (91.97%) Developer
2 115 (83.94%) iOS Developer
3 19 (13.87%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (10.22%) Objective-C Developer
5 12 (8.76%) Lead Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Applications Developer
7 10 (7.30%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Android Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Lead iOS Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Senior iOS Developer
10 7 (5.11%) iOS Android Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Junior
11 5 (3.65%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Junior iOS Developer
12 3 (2.19%) Mobile Engineer
13 2 (1.46%) Architect
13 2 (1.46%) Objective-C Engineer
13 2 (1.46%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
13 2 (1.46%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (55.47%) RESTful
2 51 (37.23%) Cocoa Touch
3 26 (18.98%) iOS SDK
3 26 (18.98%) Web Services
4 25 (18.25%) Core Data
5 23 (16.79%) REST
6 20 (14.60%) SOAP
7 19 (13.87%) UIKit
8 16 (11.68%) HTML
9 14 (10.22%) Core Animation
9 14 (10.22%) JSON
10 13 (9.49%) XML
11 9 (6.57%) CSS
11 9 (6.57%) SpriteKit
12 8 (5.84%) Android SDK
12 8 (5.84%) HTML5
13 7 (5.11%) jQuery
14 6 (4.38%) Ajax
14 6 (4.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 4 (2.92%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 53 (38.69%) Mobile App
2 36 (26.28%) User Experience
3 27 (19.71%) Data Structures
4 17 (12.41%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (11.68%) iPhone
6 15 (10.95%) iPad
7 14 (10.22%) Animation
8 11 (8.03%) Computer Science
9 10 (7.30%) Minimum Viable Product
10 8 (5.84%) Algorithms
10 8 (5.84%) Fintech
11 7 (5.11%) Smartphone
12 6 (4.38%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (4.38%) Social Media
13 5 (3.65%) Spread Betting
14 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
15 2 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 2 (1.46%) Internet of Things
15 2 (1.46%) Smart Home
16 1 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 40 (29.20%) Android
3 8 (5.84%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.46%) Unix
4 2 (1.46%) Windows
4 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.73%) Linux
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.73%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (94.16%) iOS Development
2 80 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (35.04%) Scrum
4 39 (28.47%) Mobile Development
5 38 (27.74%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (26.28%) TDD
7 33 (24.09%) MVC
7 33 (24.09%) Unit Testing
8 31 (22.63%) OOP
9 26 (18.98%) Android Development
9 26 (18.98%) BDD
9 26 (18.98%) OO
10 23 (16.79%) Memory Management
11 18 (13.14%) SDLC
12 17 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (11.68%) Mobile Application Development
14 15 (10.95%) Digital Marketing
14 15 (10.95%) Programme Management
15 13 (9.49%) Software Engineering
16 12 (8.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 129 (94.16%) Objective-C
2 104 (75.91%) Apple Swift
3 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.22%) C++
4 14 (10.22%) Java
5 8 (5.84%) C#
6 6 (4.38%) PHP
7 5 (3.65%) SQL
8 2 (1.46%) Haskell
8 2 (1.46%) Scala
8 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 59 (43.07%) Apple
2 15 (10.95%) SAP
3 11 (8.03%) Google
4 4 (2.92%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.46%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.73%) Facebook
7 1 (0.73%) PayPal