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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Cocoa
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 790 791
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Cocoa 57 160 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 141 139
Median salary £36,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -37.50% -  

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 34444 40113 40673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.29% 38.36% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29393 34564 34560
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -21 57 £36,000 -20.00% 16
London +4 21 £70,000 +3.70% 6
West Midlands +40 15 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Worcestershire 0 13 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Bromsgrove - 11 £25,000 - 1
Hereford - 10 £24,500 -
Herefordshire - 10 £24,500 -
East of England +33 9 £60,000 +60.00% 4
Essex - 5 - - 1
North West -18 4 £39,500 +21.53% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £60,000 - 2
City of London +30 3 £75,000 +20.00% 2
South West - 3 £45,000 - 1
South East +35 2 £52,500 +16.66%
Redditch -8 2 £25,000 -52.38%
Manchester -28 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Lancashire - 2 £39,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £47,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Plymouth - 2 £47,500 - 1
Preston - 2 £39,500 -
North East - 2 - -
Yorkshire +26 1 - - 2
Leeds +17 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +10 1 - - 2
Hampshire +6 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Basingstoke -2 1 £52,500 +16.66%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 140 (98.59%) Apple iOS
2 135 (95.07%) Objective-C
3 123 (86.62%) iOS Development
4 82 (57.75%) Xcode
5 78 (54.93%) Cocoa Touch
6 77 (54.23%) Apple Swift
7 74 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (48.59%) OO
9 58 (40.85%) Core Data
9 58 (40.85%) Git (software)
10 57 (40.14%) Mobile App
11 55 (38.73%) UIKit
12 48 (33.80%) JavaScript
13 47 (33.10%) iOS SDK
14 46 (32.39%) TDD
15 45 (31.69%) Unit Testing
16 44 (30.99%) JSON
17 41 (28.87%) Web Services
18 40 (28.17%) OOP
18 40 (28.17%) HTML
19 38 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
19 38 (26.76%) Android
20 37 (26.06%) Core Animation
20 37 (26.06%) Animation
20 37 (26.06%) XML
21 35 (24.65%) PHP
21 35 (24.65%) RESTful
22 33 (23.24%) Java
23 32 (22.54%) User Experience
23 32 (22.54%) Mobile Development

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 5 (3.52%) Apache
1 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.52%) WordPress
2 3 (2.11%) CMS
3 1 (0.70%) Drupal
3 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.49%) Trello
2 11 (7.75%) GitHub
3 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.52%) TestFlight
5 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.41%) Slack
7 1 (0.70%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) Internet
1 3 (2.11%) Skype
2 2 (1.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.68%) MySQL
2 7 (4.93%) SQLite
3 6 (4.23%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (3.52%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 82 (57.75%) Xcode
2 58 (40.85%) Git (software)
3 29 (20.42%) CocoaPods
4 28 (19.72%) Subversion
5 24 (16.90%) JIRA
6 22 (15.49%) GoCD
7 20 (14.08%) Jenkins
8 8 (5.63%) Gradle
9 7 (4.93%) Babel
10 3 (2.11%) JUnit
10 3 (2.11%) Mockito
10 3 (2.11%) Robolectric
11 2 (1.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.41%) git-flow
11 2 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.70%) Bower
12 1 (0.70%) Crashlytics
General
1 23 (16.20%) Publishing
2 21 (14.79%) Games
3 20 (14.08%) Finance
4 18 (12.68%) Telecoms
5 15 (10.56%) Retail
6 13 (9.15%) Online Betting
7 4 (2.82%) Banking
8 3 (2.11%) Marketing
9 2 (1.41%) Electronics
9 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 139 (97.89%) Developer
2 114 (80.28%) iOS Developer
3 40 (28.17%) Senior Developer
4 31 (21.83%) Senior iOS Developer
5 26 (18.31%) Objective-C Developer
6 20 (14.08%) Junior
6 20 (14.08%) Junior Developer
6 20 (14.08%) Junior iOS Developer
7 14 (9.86%) Android Developer
7 14 (9.86%) Mobile Developer
7 14 (9.86%) Software Developer
8 13 (9.15%) E-Commerce Developer
8 13 (9.15%) Lead Developer
9 12 (8.45%) iOS Android Developer
10 10 (7.04%) Lead iOS Developer
11 9 (6.34%) Applications Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Senior Software Developer
13 6 (4.23%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (54.93%) Cocoa Touch
2 58 (40.85%) Core Data
3 55 (38.73%) UIKit
4 47 (33.10%) iOS SDK
5 44 (30.99%) JSON
6 41 (28.87%) Web Services
7 40 (28.17%) HTML
8 37 (26.06%) Core Animation
8 37 (26.06%) XML
9 35 (24.65%) RESTful
10 31 (21.83%) REST
11 30 (21.13%) SOAP
12 29 (20.42%) jQuery
13 26 (18.31%) HTML5
14 21 (14.79%) Ajax
15 11 (7.75%) Android SDK
16 9 (6.34%) CSS
17 8 (5.63%) LAMP
18 7 (4.93%) React Native
19 5 (3.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (40.14%) Mobile App
2 37 (26.06%) Animation
3 32 (22.54%) User Experience
4 21 (14.79%) iPhone
5 20 (14.08%) Social Media
6 19 (13.38%) iPad
7 15 (10.56%) Computer Science
8 13 (9.15%) Online Games
9 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (3.52%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (2.11%) Fintech
13 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.70%) Smart Home
13 1 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 140 (98.59%) Apple iOS
2 38 (26.76%) Android
3 5 (3.52%) Linux
3 5 (3.52%) Unix
4 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.11%) Windows
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (86.62%) iOS Development
2 74 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (48.59%) OO
4 46 (32.39%) TDD
5 45 (31.69%) Unit Testing
6 40 (28.17%) OOP
7 38 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (22.54%) Mobile Development
9 27 (19.01%) E-Commerce
9 27 (19.01%) Test Automation
10 25 (17.61%) Android Development
11 21 (14.79%) Software Engineering
12 20 (14.08%) Mobile Application Development
13 19 (13.38%) Scrum
14 18 (12.68%) MVC
15 12 (8.45%) Mentoring
16 9 (6.34%) Progressive Enhancement
16 9 (6.34%) Web Development
17 8 (5.63%) BDD
17 8 (5.63%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (95.07%) Objective-C
2 77 (54.23%) Apple Swift
3 48 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 35 (24.65%) PHP
5 33 (23.24%) Java
6 14 (9.86%) SQL
7 10 (7.04%) C++
8 7 (4.93%) C#
8 7 (4.93%) ES6
9 6 (4.23%) ECMAScript
10 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.52%) Perl
11 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.41%) Python
12 1 (0.70%) C
12 1 (0.70%) Dart
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Snort
2 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Apple
2 5 (3.52%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.82%) Google
3 4 (2.82%) SAP
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle
5 2 (1.41%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.41%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.41%) Zend
6 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.70%) Twitter
London
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Salary: £35000 - £650000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hired
Posted: Yesterday
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Generous pension,25 days+ H, Priva
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Leeds, Bradford Head Office
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Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
OneStep Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire
OneStep Solutions
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Plymouth
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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