Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an iOS Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

iOS Developer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 494 461
Rank change year-on-year -71 -33 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an iOS Developer 820 1022 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.54% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.56% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 732 924 1196
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured iOS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Developer in the UK

iOS Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for iOS Developer in the UK

iOS Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for iOS Developer in the UK

iOS Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 -57 772 £51,500 -6.36% 114
UK excluding London +39 452 £40,000 -5.88% 61
London -94 360 £61,750 -5.00% 59
North of England +31 135 £40,000 +6.67% 28
South East +18 85 £45,000 - 8
South West +73 82 £52,500 +40.00% 6
North West -36 82 £40,000 +6.67% 23
Midlands +29 58 £35,000 -12.50% 12
West Midlands +50 54 £35,000 +45.83% 8
East of England +4 54 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +55 48 £37,500 +3.45% 4
Scotland -19 37 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North East +8 5 £38,750 -11.93% 1
East Midlands -6 4 £36,500 -8.75% 4
Wales +18 3 £41,250 +0.61%

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, iOS Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 810 (98.78%) Apple iOS
2 799 (97.44%) iOS Development
3 519 (63.29%) Objective-C
4 500 (60.98%) Apple Swift
5 433 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
6 307 (37.44%) Android
7 281 (34.27%) Mobile App
8 268 (32.68%) Mobile Development
9 227 (27.68%) Git (software)
10 220 (26.83%) Xcode
11 209 (25.49%) TDD
12 206 (25.12%) Android Development
13 184 (22.44%) User Experience
14 170 (20.73%) Java
15 167 (20.37%) JSON
16 149 (18.17%) iOS SDK
17 144 (17.56%) REST
18 141 (17.20%) Apple
19 135 (16.46%) Degree
20 126 (15.37%) Finance
21 125 (15.24%) Scrum
22 120 (14.63%) OO
23 114 (13.90%) Web Services
23 114 (13.90%) Cocoa
23 114 (13.90%) Unit Testing
24 112 (13.66%) RESTful
25 109 (13.29%) JavaScript
26 108 (13.17%) OOP
27 103 (12.56%) Software Engineering
28 102 (12.44%) HTML

iOS Developer Skill Set
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 15 (1.83%) Confluence
2 4 (0.49%) CMS
3 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.24%) DNN
4 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.37%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.07%) GitHub
2 26 (3.17%) Google Play
3 22 (2.68%) SaaS
4 21 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.98%) iTunes
8 6 (0.73%) TestFlight
9 5 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.61%) Serverless
10 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.12%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.83%) Wireless
2 11 (1.34%) ATM
2 11 (1.34%) iBeacon
3 9 (1.10%) Skype
4 7 (0.85%) Internet
5 4 (0.49%) SSH
5 4 (0.49%) VoIP
6 3 (0.37%) HTTP
7 2 (0.24%) HbbTV
7 2 (0.24%) Intranet
8 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.12%) DNS
8 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.80%) MySQL
2 22 (2.68%) Big Data
3 15 (1.83%) SQLite
4 13 (1.59%) SQL Server
5 7 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.37%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.37%) Mixpanel
7 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 227 (27.68%) Git (software)
2 220 (26.83%) Xcode
3 62 (7.56%) JIRA
4 49 (5.98%) CocoaPods
5 39 (4.76%) Android Studio
5 39 (4.76%) Subversion
6 29 (3.54%) Jenkins
7 27 (3.29%) Eclipse
8 25 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (2.56%) Calabash
10 19 (2.32%) Bitbucket
11 18 (2.20%) git-flow
12 9 (1.10%) Appium
12 9 (1.10%) Gerrit
12 9 (1.10%) gulp
13 5 (0.61%) Maven
13 5 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 4 (0.49%) Gradle
14 4 (0.49%) JUnit
General
1 126 (15.37%) Finance
2 67 (8.17%) Electronics
3 50 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 45 (5.49%) Retail
5 44 (5.37%) Marketing
6 40 (4.88%) Manufacturing
7 36 (4.39%) Advertising
8 27 (3.29%) Banking
9 24 (2.93%) Games
10 16 (1.95%) Publishing
11 10 (1.22%) Automotive
12 9 (1.10%) Law
13 6 (0.73%) Interactive Media
14 5 (0.61%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.49%) Legal
16 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (20.37%) JSON
2 149 (18.17%) iOS SDK
3 144 (17.56%) REST
4 114 (13.90%) Cocoa
4 114 (13.90%) Web Services
5 112 (13.66%) RESTful
6 102 (12.44%) HTML
7 94 (11.46%) XML
8 84 (10.24%) CSS
9 63 (7.68%) Core Data
10 52 (6.34%) Cocoa Touch
11 46 (5.61%) SOAP
12 45 (5.49%) UIKit
13 44 (5.37%) Android SDK
14 41 (5.00%) OAuth
15 40 (4.88%) HTML5
16 38 (4.63%) .NET
17 36 (4.39%) AngularJS
18 27 (3.29%) CSS3
19 26 (3.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 281 (34.27%) Mobile App
2 184 (22.44%) User Experience
3 80 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 78 (9.51%) iPhone
5 63 (7.68%) iPad
6 60 (7.32%) Fintech
7 42 (5.12%) Data Structures
8 29 (3.54%) Smartphone
9 24 (2.93%) Algorithms
9 24 (2.93%) Animation
9 24 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (2.20%) Social Media
12 16 (1.95%) mHealth
13 15 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (1.59%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.46%) Spread Betting
16 11 (1.34%) BBC
17 9 (1.10%) Minimum Viable Product
18 8 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 810 (98.78%) Apple iOS
2 307 (37.44%) Android
3 31 (3.78%) Windows
4 12 (1.46%) Linux
5 11 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (1.22%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.22%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.85%) Unix
8 6 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (97.44%) iOS Development
2 433 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (32.68%) Mobile Development
4 209 (25.49%) TDD
5 206 (25.12%) Android Development
6 125 (15.24%) Scrum
7 120 (14.63%) OO
8 114 (13.90%) Unit Testing
9 108 (13.17%) OOP
10 103 (12.56%) Software Engineering
11 98 (11.95%) BDD
12 89 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
12 89 (10.85%) Test Automation
13 80 (9.76%) MVC
14 54 (6.59%) Memory Management
15 53 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (6.46%) Web Development
16 40 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
17 39 (4.76%) Programme Management
18 38 (4.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 519 (63.29%) Objective-C
2 500 (60.98%) Apple Swift
3 170 (20.73%) Java
4 109 (13.29%) JavaScript
5 82 (10.00%) C++
6 60 (7.32%) PHP
7 59 (7.20%) C#
8 41 (5.00%) C
9 32 (3.90%) Ruby
10 27 (3.29%) Python
11 26 (3.17%) SQL
12 9 (1.10%) Kotlin
12 9 (1.10%) Perl
13 6 (0.73%) Embedded C
13 6 (0.73%) Embedded C++
14 5 (0.61%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.49%) Go
15 4 (0.49%) Scala
16 3 (0.37%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (16.46%) Degree
2 61 (7.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.98%) Master's Degree
4 6 (0.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.24%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.37%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 141 (17.20%) Apple
2 67 (8.17%) Xamarin
3 56 (6.83%) Google
4 39 (4.76%) SAP
5 17 (2.07%) Facebook
6 16 (1.95%) Microsoft
7 15 (1.83%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.34%) Sony
9 10 (1.22%) Yahoo!
10 5 (0.61%) Twitter
11 4 (0.49%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.37%) Adobe
12 3 (0.37%) ATG
12 3 (0.37%) Sun
12 3 (0.37%) Teradata
13 2 (0.24%) PubNub
14 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg
14 1 (0.12%) IBM
14 1 (0.12%) PayPal
14 1 (0.12%) Virgin Media