Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 447 376
Rank change year-on-year -97 -71 +22
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 808 1,177 1,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.67% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 1.20% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 676 1,013 1,415
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +8.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,301 £30,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -

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 94,322 97,925 103,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.82% 55.56% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,325 80,918 89,393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -112 732 £50,000 - 176
UK excluding London -83 445 £47,500 +18.75% 77
London -95 351 £60,000 - 102
North of England +68 136 £45,000 +5.88% 28
North West +42 96 £45,000 - 18
South West +15 89 £45,000 -2.17% 7
South East -66 76 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Scotland +9 54 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Midlands -70 43 £42,500 +25.00% 16
East of England -50 38 £55,000 +37.50% 16
Yorkshire +40 31 £48,750 +18.90% 9
East Midlands +16 31 £42,500 +24.09% 8
West Midlands -63 12 £35,000 +2.94% 8
North East -12 9 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Wales -1 7 £16,000 -57.33% 1
Northern Ireland -3 3 £52,500 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 642 (79.46%) Apple iOS
2 523 (64.73%) Apple Swift
3 449 (55.57%) iOS Development
4 427 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
5 383 (47.40%) Java
6 367 (45.42%) Android
7 240 (29.70%) Mobile Development
8 231 (28.59%) JavaScript
9 215 (26.61%) Mobile App
10 211 (26.11%) Git (software)
11 193 (23.89%) Xcode
12 180 (22.28%) C#
13 173 (21.41%) C++
14 170 (21.04%) User Experience
15 158 (19.55%) TDD
16 156 (19.31%) Software Engineering
17 149 (18.44%) Python
18 139 (17.20%) Android Development
19 138 (17.08%) Test Automation
20 130 (16.09%) Scrum
21 127 (15.72%) .NET
22 126 (15.59%) Linux
23 125 (15.47%) Apple
24 120 (14.85%) HTML
25 116 (14.36%) RESTful
26 115 (14.23%) CSS
27 112 (13.86%) OO
28 110 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
29 107 (13.24%) SQL
30 103 (12.75%) C

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 40 (4.95%) Apache Pig
2 16 (1.98%) Confluence
2 16 (1.98%) Ethereum
3 10 (1.24%) Apache
3 10 (1.24%) CMS
4 8 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (0.87%) Liferay
6 6 (0.74%) Drupal
7 5 (0.62%) Alfresco
7 5 (0.62%) Documentum
7 5 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.62%) FileNet
7 5 (0.62%) LiveCycle
7 5 (0.62%) LiveLink
7 5 (0.62%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.50%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.50%) IIS
8 4 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.11%) GIMP
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 66 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (4.70%) GitHub
4 26 (3.22%) iTunes
5 23 (2.85%) Firebase
6 20 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (1.98%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.36%) Adobe Analytics
9 10 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.11%) TestFlight
11 8 (0.99%) npm
12 6 (0.74%) Google Play
13 4 (0.50%) PaaS
14 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.25%) Heroku
14 2 (0.25%) SaaS
14 2 (0.25%) Serverless
14 2 (0.25%) Trello
15 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 66 (8.17%) HTTP
2 64 (7.92%) SSL
3 40 (4.95%) Firewall
3 40 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 31 (3.84%) Bluetooth
5 24 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (1.73%) Wireless
7 10 (1.24%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.99%) 3GPP
8 8 (0.99%) 802.11
8 8 (0.99%) 802.15
8 8 (0.99%) Internet
8 8 (0.99%) MQTT
8 8 (0.99%) ZigBee
9 5 (0.62%) CDMA
9 5 (0.62%) LTE
9 5 (0.62%) UMTS
10 4 (0.50%) DVB
10 4 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.03%) Big Data
1 73 (9.03%) MySQL
2 59 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 45 (5.57%) NoSQL
4 43 (5.32%) Hadoop
5 40 (4.95%) Apache Hive
6 39 (4.83%) Blockchain
7 32 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (2.48%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.23%) Redis
11 17 (2.10%) SQLite
12 7 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.62%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.50%) DB2
14 4 (0.50%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 211 (26.11%) Git (software)
2 193 (23.89%) Xcode
3 102 (12.62%) JIRA
4 71 (8.79%) Jenkins
5 70 (8.66%) Bitbucket
6 62 (7.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 62 (7.67%) CocoaPods
7 48 (5.94%) git-flow
8 47 (5.82%) Selenium
9 40 (4.95%) CodeSonar
9 40 (4.95%) Robot Framework
10 35 (4.33%) Gradle
11 34 (4.21%) Appium
12 32 (3.96%) Android Studio
13 27 (3.34%) Subversion
14 22 (2.72%) Cucumber
15 21 (2.60%) fastlane
16 17 (2.10%) TeamCity
16 17 (2.10%) Visual Studio
17 16 (1.98%) Mocha
General
1 82 (10.15%) Finance
2 56 (6.93%) Games
3 43 (5.32%) Banking
4 27 (3.34%) Retail
5 24 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.72%) Publishing
7 20 (2.48%) Law
8 17 (2.10%) Advertising
8 17 (2.10%) Marketing
9 16 (1.98%) Electronics
10 9 (1.11%) Automotive
11 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) Legal
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.12%) Danish Language
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 588 (72.77%) Developer
2 362 (44.80%) iOS Developer
3 141 (17.45%) Senior Developer
4 102 (12.62%) Mobile Developer
5 98 (12.13%) Software Engineer
6 80 (9.90%) Senior iOS Developer
7 78 (9.65%) Objective-C Developer
8 66 (8.17%) Android Developer
9 54 (6.68%) Software Developer
10 49 (6.06%) Applications Developer
11 47 (5.82%) iOS Android Developer
12 43 (5.32%) C++ Software Engineer
13 42 (5.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 40 (4.95%) Java Engineer
14 40 (4.95%) Java Software Engineer
15 39 (4.83%) C# Developer
16 34 (4.21%) React Developer
17 33 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 32 (3.96%) Lead Developer
19 29 (3.59%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (15.72%) .NET
2 120 (14.85%) HTML
3 116 (14.36%) RESTful
4 115 (14.23%) CSS
5 95 (11.76%) REST
6 91 (11.26%) JSON
6 91 (11.26%) Node.js
7 84 (10.40%) AngularJS
8 80 (9.90%) Web Services
9 77 (9.53%) ASP.NET
10 72 (8.91%) iOS SDK
11 69 (8.54%) React Native
12 67 (8.29%) React
13 63 (7.80%) SOAP
14 53 (6.56%) XML
15 51 (6.31%) Java EE
16 50 (6.19%) .NET Framework
17 49 (6.06%) Cocoa
18 46 (5.69%) Django
19 44 (5.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 215 (26.61%) Mobile App
2 170 (21.04%) User Experience
3 67 (8.29%) Computer Science
4 54 (6.68%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (4.46%) Fintech
6 32 (3.96%) iPhone
7 25 (3.09%) Algorithms
8 24 (2.97%) Animation
9 22 (2.72%) Smartphone
10 20 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (2.48%) iPad
11 17 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (1.98%) Bitcoin
12 16 (1.98%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (1.61%) Video on Demand
14 11 (1.36%) Mobile Games
15 9 (1.11%) Online Banking
15 9 (1.11%) Social Media
16 8 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 642 (79.46%) Apple iOS
2 367 (45.42%) Android
3 126 (15.59%) Linux
4 93 (11.51%) Windows
5 62 (7.67%) Mac OS X
6 24 (2.97%) Unix
7 16 (1.98%) VMS
8 9 (1.11%) Mac OS
8 9 (1.11%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.99%) FreeRTOS
9 8 (0.99%) ThreadX
10 3 (0.37%) Solaris
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (55.57%) iOS Development
2 427 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (29.70%) Mobile Development
4 158 (19.55%) TDD
5 156 (19.31%) Software Engineering
6 139 (17.20%) Android Development
7 138 (17.08%) Test Automation
8 130 (16.09%) Scrum
9 112 (13.86%) OO
10 110 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
11 102 (12.62%) BDD
12 81 (10.02%) MVC
13 63 (7.80%) API Design
13 63 (7.80%) Cybersecurity
14 61 (7.55%) Front End Development
14 61 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
14 61 (7.55%) Unit Testing
15 58 (7.18%) Analytics
15 58 (7.18%) Multithreading
16 56 (6.93%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 523 (64.73%) Apple Swift
2 383 (47.40%) Java
3 231 (28.59%) JavaScript
4 180 (22.28%) C#
5 173 (21.41%) C++
6 149 (18.44%) Python
7 107 (13.24%) SQL
8 103 (12.75%) C
9 94 (11.63%) PHP
10 66 (8.17%) Ruby
11 51 (6.31%) Scala
12 44 (5.45%) Bash Shell
12 44 (5.45%) Kotlin
13 42 (5.20%) PowerShell
14 29 (3.59%) Go
15 28 (3.47%) Perl
16 26 (3.22%) ES6
17 23 (2.85%) Elixir
17 23 (2.85%) Haskell
18 22 (2.72%) Rust
Qualifications
1 62 (7.67%) Degree
2 52 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 51 (6.31%) DV Cleared
4 49 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (5.69%) SANS
6 43 (5.32%) CCNA
6 43 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (5.32%) CISSP
6 43 (5.32%) CompTIA Security+
6 43 (5.32%) GIAC
6 43 (5.32%) Linux+ Certification
6 43 (5.32%) MCSE
6 43 (5.32%) Network+ Certification
6 43 (5.32%) SSCP
7 29 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.37%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.37%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.37%) OSCP
9 2 (0.25%) OSCE
9 2 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.69%) QA
2 6 (0.74%) PMO
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.12%) GCP
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 67 (8.29%) Docker
2 40 (4.95%) vSphere
3 16 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (5.32%) Puppet
2 40 (4.95%) Salt
3 20 (2.48%) Kubernetes
4 18 (2.23%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.37%) Ansible
7 2 (0.25%) Mesos
7 2 (0.25%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 125 (15.47%) Apple
2 75 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 74 (9.16%) Xamarin
4 61 (7.55%) Google
5 36 (4.46%) Atlassian
6 26 (3.22%) Adobe
7 16 (1.98%) Mapbox
8 9 (1.11%) IBM
9 8 (0.99%) Cisco
10 7 (0.87%) SAP
11 6 (0.74%) Capita
11 6 (0.74%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.74%) WorldPay
12 5 (0.62%) BT
12 5 (0.62%) FatWire
12 5 (0.62%) Interwoven
12 5 (0.62%) OpenText
12 5 (0.62%) Sencha
12 5 (0.62%) Vignette
12 5 (0.62%) Xerox