Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Objective-C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Objective-C over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 440 376
Rank change year-on-year -101 -64 +3
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 878 1,191 1,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.69% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.24% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 746 1,021 1,507
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,625 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -3.61%

Objective-C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 97,603 95,730 104,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.28% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81,227 80,792 90,280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% +5.33% -

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Objective-C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in the UK

Objective-C
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Objective-C in the UK

Objective-C
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Objective-C in the UK

Objective-C
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the UK over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. 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 -85 795 £50,000 +5.26% 159
UK excluding London -91 480 £45,000 +15.38% 112
London -86 387 £60,000 - 59
North of England +33 125 £45,000 +5.88% 44
South West +27 107 £47,500 +5.56% 7
North West -5 86 £40,000 -5.88% 33
South East -73 81 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Scotland +2 65 £52,500 +10.53% 6
East of England -45 48 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Midlands -87 48 £42,500 +25.00% 18
East Midlands +8 29 £42,500 +21.43% 14
Yorkshire +28 28 £48,750 +14.71% 8
West Midlands -79 19 £42,500 +25.00% 4
North East -10 11 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Northern Ireland +5 4 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Wales +1 4 £32,500 -13.33% 5

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 699 (79.61%) Apple iOS
2 573 (65.26%) Apple Swift
3 513 (58.43%) iOS Development
4 475 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
5 354 (40.32%) Java
6 343 (39.07%) Android
7 251 (28.59%) Mobile App
8 247 (28.13%) Mobile Development
9 235 (26.77%) Xcode
10 215 (24.49%) Git (software)
11 214 (24.37%) JavaScript
12 211 (24.03%) User Experience
13 197 (22.44%) Software Engineering
14 191 (21.75%) TDD
15 170 (19.36%) C++
16 142 (16.17%) Test Automation
17 139 (15.83%) C#
18 138 (15.72%) OO
19 137 (15.60%) HTML
20 136 (15.49%) CSS
21 133 (15.15%) Python
21 133 (15.15%) Android Development
22 130 (14.81%) RESTful
23 127 (14.46%) Scrum
24 122 (13.90%) BDD
25 119 (13.55%) Linux
26 112 (12.76%) Apple
27 111 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
28 106 (12.07%) .NET
29 99 (11.28%) iOS SDK

Objective-C
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 23 (2.62%) Apache Pig
2 19 (2.16%) Confluence
3 18 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (0.80%) Apache
5 7 (0.80%) Ethereum
5 7 (0.80%) Liferay
6 6 (0.68%) Drupal
7 5 (0.57%) Alfresco
7 5 (0.57%) Documentum
7 5 (0.57%) FileNet
7 5 (0.57%) LiveCycle
7 5 (0.57%) LiveLink
8 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.34%) IIS
10 2 (0.23%) JBoss
10 2 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (2.62%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.37%) GIMP
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.14%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.08%) Firebase
4 26 (2.96%) GitHub
5 21 (2.39%) iTunes
6 19 (2.16%) npm
7 16 (1.82%) TestFlight
8 11 (1.25%) Adobe Analytics
9 10 (1.14%) Yarn
10 9 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.03%) Google Play
11 8 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.80%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.68%) SaaS
14 5 (0.57%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.57%) Trello
15 4 (0.46%) PaaS
15 4 (0.46%) Slack
16 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.10%) HTTP
1 36 (4.10%) SSL
2 30 (3.42%) Bluetooth
3 29 (3.30%) Wireless
4 24 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
5 23 (2.62%) Firewall
6 14 (1.59%) 3GPP
6 14 (1.59%) 802.11
6 14 (1.59%) 802.15
6 14 (1.59%) MQTT
6 14 (1.59%) ZigBee
7 13 (1.48%) Internet
8 6 (0.68%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.57%) CDMA
9 5 (0.57%) iBeacon
9 5 (0.57%) LTE
9 5 (0.57%) UMTS
10 2 (0.23%) ATM
11 1 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.61%) Big Data
2 47 (5.35%) MySQL
3 42 (4.78%) NoSQL
4 35 (3.99%) SQL Server
5 34 (3.87%) Blockchain
6 28 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.73%) SQLite
8 23 (2.62%) Apache Hive
8 23 (2.62%) Hadoop
9 20 (2.28%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.14%) RethinkDB
11 9 (1.03%) Redis
12 8 (0.91%) DB2
12 8 (0.91%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 235 (26.77%) Xcode
2 215 (24.49%) Git (software)
3 97 (11.05%) JIRA
4 87 (9.91%) CocoaPods
5 83 (9.45%) Jenkins
6 70 (7.97%) Bitbucket
7 67 (7.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 46 (5.24%) Gradle
9 37 (4.21%) Appium
10 35 (3.99%) fastlane
11 34 (3.87%) Subversion
12 33 (3.76%) git-flow
13 31 (3.53%) Android Studio
14 27 (3.08%) Selenium
15 26 (2.96%) Calabash
16 23 (2.62%) CodeSonar
16 23 (2.62%) Robot Framework
17 17 (1.94%) Cucumber
17 17 (1.94%) Maven
18 14 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 81 (9.23%) Finance
2 57 (6.49%) Games
3 43 (4.90%) Banking
4 33 (3.76%) Electronics
5 27 (3.08%) Marketing
5 27 (3.08%) Retail
6 20 (2.28%) Advertising
7 19 (2.16%) Law
8 17 (1.94%) Publishing
8 17 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.68%) Automotive
10 6 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Danish Language
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Legal
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 646 (73.58%) Developer
2 435 (49.54%) iOS Developer
3 136 (15.49%) Senior Developer
4 114 (12.98%) Software Engineer
5 106 (12.07%) Objective-C Developer
6 102 (11.62%) Mobile Developer
7 93 (10.59%) Senior iOS Developer
8 72 (8.20%) Applications Developer
9 66 (7.52%) Android Developer
10 60 (6.83%) Software Developer
11 57 (6.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 46 (5.24%) iOS Android Developer
13 42 (4.78%) iOS Software Engineer
14 41 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 35 (3.99%) Java Developer
16 31 (3.53%) C++ Software Engineer
17 27 (3.08%) Java Engineer
17 27 (3.08%) Java Software Engineer
18 26 (2.96%) Mobile Engineer
18 26 (2.96%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (15.60%) HTML
2 136 (15.49%) CSS
3 130 (14.81%) RESTful
4 106 (12.07%) .NET
5 99 (11.28%) iOS SDK
6 82 (9.34%) REST
7 81 (9.23%) JSON
8 78 (8.88%) AngularJS
8 78 (8.88%) Node.js
9 73 (8.31%) React Native
10 69 (7.86%) Web Services
11 61 (6.95%) React
12 56 (6.38%) Cocoa
13 53 (6.04%) Core Data
13 53 (6.04%) XML
14 52 (5.92%) ASP.NET
15 47 (5.35%) SOAP
16 45 (5.13%) HTML5
17 34 (3.87%) jQuery
18 33 (3.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 251 (28.59%) Mobile App
2 211 (24.03%) User Experience
3 65 (7.40%) Computer Science
4 57 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
5 50 (5.69%) Fintech
6 47 (5.35%) iPhone
7 45 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (3.19%) iPad
9 26 (2.96%) Algorithms
10 22 (2.51%) Smartphone
11 16 (1.82%) Animation
11 16 (1.82%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (1.48%) Video on Demand
13 12 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
14 10 (1.14%) Social Media
15 9 (1.03%) Graphic Design
16 8 (0.91%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.80%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 699 (79.61%) Apple iOS
2 343 (39.07%) Android
3 119 (13.55%) Linux
4 73 (8.31%) Windows
5 43 (4.90%) Mac OS X
6 26 (2.96%) Unix
7 14 (1.59%) FreeRTOS
7 14 (1.59%) ThreadX
8 8 (0.91%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.80%) VMS
9 7 (0.80%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.34%) Solaris
11 2 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (58.43%) iOS Development
2 475 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (28.13%) Mobile Development
4 197 (22.44%) Software Engineering
5 191 (21.75%) TDD
6 142 (16.17%) Test Automation
7 138 (15.72%) OO
8 133 (15.15%) Android Development
9 127 (14.46%) Scrum
10 122 (13.90%) BDD
11 111 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
12 93 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
13 79 (9.00%) MVC
14 77 (8.77%) Unit Testing
15 70 (7.97%) Mentoring
16 62 (7.06%) Front End Development
17 58 (6.61%) OOP
18 52 (5.92%) Mobile Application Development
19 51 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
20 49 (5.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 573 (65.26%) Apple Swift
2 354 (40.32%) Java
3 214 (24.37%) JavaScript
4 170 (19.36%) C++
5 139 (15.83%) C#
6 133 (15.15%) Python
7 96 (10.93%) SQL
8 95 (10.82%) C
9 82 (9.34%) PHP
10 60 (6.83%) Ruby
11 41 (4.67%) Kotlin
12 29 (3.30%) Scala
13 28 (3.19%) Perl
14 26 (2.96%) Bash Shell
14 26 (2.96%) ES6
15 25 (2.85%) PowerShell
16 23 (2.62%) Go
16 23 (2.62%) TypeScript
17 21 (2.39%) Java 8
18 12 (1.37%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 70 (7.97%) Degree
2 30 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.30%) DV Cleared
4 28 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (3.08%) SANS
6 24 (2.73%) CCNA
6 24 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (2.73%) CISSP
6 24 (2.73%) CompTIA Security+
6 24 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (2.73%) GIAC
6 24 (2.73%) Linux+ Certification
6 24 (2.73%) MCSE
6 24 (2.73%) Network+ Certification
6 24 (2.73%) SSCP
7 3 (0.34%) CREST Certified
7 3 (0.34%) OSCP
8 2 (0.23%) MBA
8 2 (0.23%) OSCE
8 2 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.01%) QA
2 7 (0.80%) PMO
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.23%) WCAG
4 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.11%) GCP
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 45 (5.13%) Docker
2 23 (2.62%) vSphere
3 7 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (3.19%) Puppet
2 23 (2.62%) Salt
3 13 (1.48%) Kubernetes
4 11 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (0.57%) Ansible
5 5 (0.57%) HockeyApp
5 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.46%) Mesos
6 4 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 112 (12.76%) Apple
2 74 (8.43%) Google
3 72 (8.20%) Xamarin
4 55 (6.26%) Atlassian
5 54 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 29 (3.30%) Adobe
7 16 (1.82%) Mapbox
8 14 (1.59%) Sony
9 13 (1.48%) Facebook
10 10 (1.14%) IBM
11 8 (0.91%) Sybase
12 7 (0.80%) Capita
12 7 (0.80%) SAP
12 7 (0.80%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.80%) Yahoo!
13 5 (0.57%) BT
13 5 (0.57%) Cisco
13 5 (0.57%) FatWire
13 5 (0.57%) OpenText
13 5 (0.57%) Sencha