The median annual salary for a iOS Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 503 440 442
Rank change year-on-year -63 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an iOS Developer 375 666 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.66% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 320 586 594
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.43%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured iOS Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for iOS Developer in the UK

iOS Developer
Top 30 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 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 -74 356 £52,500 +0.96% 92
London -69 208 £62,500 +6.38% 51
West Midlands +68 48 £28,750 -36.11% 4
North West -7 40 £47,500 +26.66% 15
Manchester -22 31 £47,500 +26.66% 13
South West +27 17 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Worcestershire +4 17 £25,000 -52.38% 1
City of London -51 17 £67,500 +22.72% 11
South East -34 16 £55,000 +34.14% 2
Bristol +12 13 £43,250 -8.94% 2
Scotland +5 13 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Birmingham +26 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Leeds +20 11 £60,000 +60.00% 4
Yorkshire +18 11 £60,000 +71.42% 6
West Yorkshire +10 11 £60,000 +65.51% 4
Hammersmith - 11 £80,000 - 3
Hereford - 10 £24,500 -
Bromsgrove - 10 £24,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 10 £24,500 -
East Midlands +17 9 £35,000 +14.75% 3
Cheshire +12 9 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Edinburgh +10 8 £45,000 - 1
Shropshire +6 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Telford +1 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Redditch -3 7 £35,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire -7 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Wantage - 7 £55,000 -
East of England +12 6 £53,750 +43.33% 8
Leicestershire - 6 £35,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +19 5 £62,500 +19.04%

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 725 (99.86%) Apple iOS
2 686 (94.49%) iOS Development
3 537 (73.97%) Objective-C
4 465 (64.05%) Apple Swift
5 337 (46.42%) Agile Software Development
6 305 (42.01%) Mobile App
7 261 (35.95%) Android
8 237 (32.64%) OO
9 212 (29.20%) Mobile Development
10 204 (28.10%) TDD
11 167 (23.00%) Xcode
12 158 (21.76%) Android Development
13 149 (20.52%) JSON
14 148 (20.39%) User Experience
15 134 (18.46%) iOS SDK
16 133 (18.32%) Java
17 128 (17.63%) Git (software)
18 124 (17.08%) Software Engineering
19 123 (16.94%) Unit Testing
20 116 (15.98%) REST
21 115 (15.84%) Web Services
22 114 (15.70%) Cocoa
23 113 (15.56%) Apple
24 102 (14.05%) XML
25 101 (13.91%) JavaScript
25 101 (13.91%) RESTful
26 98 (13.50%) Core Data
27 94 (12.95%) E-Commerce
28 90 (12.40%) HTML
29 89 (12.26%) Degree

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 4 (0.55%) IIS
1 4 (0.55%) SharePoint
1 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (0.41%) CMS
2 3 (0.41%) Confluence
3 2 (0.28%) Apache
3 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.28%) WordPress
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.14%) Drupal
4 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.28%) InVision
3 1 (0.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.31%) Trello
2 22 (3.03%) GitHub
2 22 (3.03%) Google Play
3 14 (1.93%) iTunes
4 10 (1.38%) TestFlight
5 8 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.55%) Slack
8 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.28%) Heroku
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.14%) Route 53
9 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.44%) Skype
2 9 (1.24%) HTTP
3 7 (0.96%) Internet
3 7 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.28%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.28%) VoIP
4 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.14%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.16%) MySQL
2 15 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.38%) SQLite
5 8 (1.10%) Big Data
6 5 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (0.69%) CouchDB
7 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.14%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) Redis
9 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 167 (23.00%) Xcode
2 128 (17.63%) Git (software)
3 68 (9.37%) JIRA
4 61 (8.40%) CocoaPods
5 35 (4.82%) Subversion
6 34 (4.68%) Jenkins
7 22 (3.03%) GoCD
8 18 (2.48%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.93%) Eclipse
10 12 (1.65%) Android Studio
10 12 (1.65%) git-flow
11 10 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.10%) Gradle
13 6 (0.83%) Babel
13 6 (0.83%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.55%) gulp
14 4 (0.55%) JUnit
14 4 (0.55%) Mockito
14 4 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 88 (12.12%) Finance
2 50 (6.89%) Games
3 47 (6.47%) Retail
4 45 (6.20%) Banking
5 42 (5.79%) Telecoms
6 41 (5.65%) Publishing
7 21 (2.89%) Marketing
8 14 (1.93%) Electronics
9 13 (1.79%) Online Betting
10 7 (0.96%) Military
11 6 (0.83%) Legal
12 5 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.55%) Advertising
14 3 (0.41%) Automotive
15 2 (0.28%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (20.52%) JSON
2 134 (18.46%) iOS SDK
3 116 (15.98%) REST
4 115 (15.84%) Web Services
5 114 (15.70%) Cocoa
6 102 (14.05%) XML
7 101 (13.91%) RESTful
8 98 (13.50%) Core Data
9 90 (12.40%) HTML
10 72 (9.92%) Cocoa Touch
11 67 (9.23%) UIKit
12 65 (8.95%) SOAP
13 57 (7.85%) .NET
14 56 (7.71%) HTML5
15 46 (6.34%) CSS
16 45 (6.20%) Core Animation
17 39 (5.37%) jQuery
18 25 (3.44%) Django
19 24 (3.31%) Ajax
20 21 (2.89%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 305 (42.01%) Mobile App
2 148 (20.39%) User Experience
3 80 (11.02%) Computer Science
4 57 (7.85%) iPhone
5 56 (7.71%) iPad
6 43 (5.92%) Animation
7 42 (5.79%) Social Media
8 41 (5.65%) Data Structures
9 37 (5.10%) Algorithms
10 36 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (3.86%) mHealth
12 24 (3.31%) Fintech
13 15 (2.07%) Online Games
14 14 (1.93%) Mobile Payment
14 14 (1.93%) Smartphone
15 13 (1.79%) Client/Server
15 13 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
16 11 (1.52%) Apple TV
17 9 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 6 (0.83%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 725 (99.86%) Apple iOS
2 261 (35.95%) Android
3 20 (2.75%) Windows
4 8 (1.10%) Windows Phone
5 6 (0.83%) Linux
6 5 (0.69%) Unix
7 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (94.49%) iOS Development
2 337 (46.42%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (32.64%) OO
4 212 (29.20%) Mobile Development
5 204 (28.10%) TDD
6 158 (21.76%) Android Development
7 124 (17.08%) Software Engineering
8 123 (16.94%) Unit Testing
9 94 (12.95%) E-Commerce
10 75 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (9.78%) Mobile Application Development
12 70 (9.64%) Scrum
13 69 (9.50%) OOP
14 50 (6.89%) BDD
15 43 (5.92%) Test Automation
16 35 (4.82%) Web Development
17 34 (4.68%) MVC
18 32 (4.41%) Kanban
18 32 (4.41%) SOLID
19 31 (4.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 537 (73.97%) Objective-C
2 465 (64.05%) Apple Swift
3 133 (18.32%) Java
4 101 (13.91%) JavaScript
5 75 (10.33%) C#
6 70 (9.64%) PHP
7 32 (4.41%) Python
8 31 (4.27%) C++
9 30 (4.13%) SQL
10 25 (3.44%) C
11 9 (1.24%) Ruby
11 9 (1.24%) VB
11 9 (1.24%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.83%) ECMAScript
12 6 (0.83%) ES6
12 6 (0.83%) Go
12 6 (0.83%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.41%) XAML
14 2 (0.28%) BrightScript
14 2 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 89 (12.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.55%) Docker
2 2 (0.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (0.69%) HockeyApp
2 2 (0.28%) Ansible
2 2 (0.28%) Nagios
2 2 (0.28%) Terraform
3 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 113 (15.56%) Apple
2 48 (6.61%) Xamarin
3 41 (5.65%) Google
4 11 (1.52%) IBM
5 7 (0.96%) Microsoft
6 6 (0.83%) SAP
7 4 (0.55%) Adobe
7 4 (0.55%) Facebook
7 4 (0.55%) MobileIron
8 3 (0.41%) Intel
9 2 (0.28%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle
9 2 (0.28%) Roku
9 2 (0.28%) Splunk
9 2 (0.28%) Symbian
9 2 (0.28%) Twitter
9 2 (0.28%) Zend
10 1 (0.14%) Mapbox
10 1 (0.14%) Sencha
10 1 (0.14%) Sitecore
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