Period
to 5 December 2021

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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 634 507 537
Rank change year-on-year -127 +30 +51
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 468 228 643
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.69% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 239 195 517
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,450 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £79,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 67,430 32,970 72,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.09% 58.97% 53.81%
Number of salaries quoted 45,574 28,415 60,623
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in the UK

Objective-C
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Objective-C.

Salary trend for Objective-C in the UK

Objective-C
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Objective-C over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

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 5 December 2021. 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 -104 403 £57,500 +4.55% 80
UK excluding London -101 240 £53,750 +7.50% 45
London -148 186 £70,000 +9.80% 42
Work from Home -170 146 £57,500 +4.55% 18
North of England -93 71 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Midlands -58 57 £50,000 +21.21% 9
South East -130 51 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Scotland -45 36 £50,000 -4.76% 4
West Midlands -57 35 £55,000 +57.14% 1
North West -78 32 £52,500 -2.33% 15
Yorkshire -76 29 £52,500 +7.69% 3
East Midlands -45 22 £47,000 +10.59% 8
South West -66 16 £57,500 +34.50% 4
North East -20 10 £60,250 +9.55% 2
East of England -95 7 - - 1
Wales - 2 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, 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.

1 395 (84.40%) Apple Swift
2 331 (70.73%) Apple iOS
3 232 (49.57%) iOS Development
4 219 (46.79%) Java
5 209 (44.66%) JavaScript
6 207 (44.23%) Software Engineering
7 180 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 169 (36.11%) Android
9 166 (35.47%) Mobile Development
10 129 (27.56%) Kotlin
11 125 (26.71%) C#
12 121 (25.85%) C++
13 117 (25.00%) Mobile App
14 116 (24.79%) Python
15 114 (24.36%) Social Skills
16 104 (22.22%) AWS
17 98 (20.94%) OO
18 94 (20.09%) React Native
19 92 (19.66%) OOP
20 80 (17.09%) React
21 79 (16.88%) PHP
22 77 (16.45%) Mentoring
23 75 (16.03%) Degree
24 73 (15.60%) TDD
24 73 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
25 70 (14.96%) .NET
26 69 (14.74%) HTML
26 69 (14.74%) SDLC
27 68 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
28 67 (14.32%) JIRA

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 17 (3.63%) Confluence
2 15 (3.21%) CMS
3 3 (0.64%) nginx
4 2 (0.43%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (3.42%) Figma
2 13 (2.78%) Sketch
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Summit
2 2 (0.43%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 104 (22.22%) AWS
2 36 (7.69%) Serverless
3 35 (7.48%) GCP
4 28 (5.98%) GitHub
5 16 (3.42%) SaaS
6 14 (2.99%) Firebase
7 13 (2.78%) Azure
8 10 (2.14%) Bitrise
9 8 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.50%) Slack
11 6 (1.28%) Google Play
11 6 (1.28%) WhatsApp
12 5 (1.07%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 4 (0.85%) GitHub Actions
14 2 (0.43%) AWS CodePipeline
15 1 (0.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.21%) Broadband
2 13 (2.78%) HTTP
3 8 (1.71%) Internet
3 8 (1.71%) Network Security
4 6 (1.28%) Wireless
5 3 (0.64%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.64%) MQTT
5 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.64%) VPN
5 3 (0.64%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.43%) VoIP
7 1 (0.21%) DAB
7 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.27%) MySQL
2 16 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.42%) SQLite
3 11 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.14%) Redis
5 9 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.85%) Bigtable
7 4 (0.85%) DB2
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (14.32%) JIRA
2 55 (11.75%) Git (software)
3 47 (10.04%) Jenkins
4 35 (7.48%) Xcode
5 24 (5.13%) Appium
6 23 (4.91%) Katalon Studio
6 23 (4.91%) Postman
6 23 (4.91%) Selenium
6 23 (4.91%) SoapUI
7 21 (4.49%) fastlane
8 20 (4.27%) GitLab
8 20 (4.27%) SpecFlow
9 17 (3.63%) TeamCity
10 12 (2.56%) Android Studio
11 9 (1.92%) Codeship
12 8 (1.71%) Gradle
13 7 (1.50%) CircleCI
13 7 (1.50%) CocoaPods
13 7 (1.50%) git-flow
14 6 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 114 (24.36%) Social Skills
2 33 (7.05%) Finance
3 24 (5.13%) Banking
4 19 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 18 (3.85%) Publishing
6 13 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.35%) Marketing
8 10 (2.14%) Retail
9 9 (1.92%) Games
10 5 (1.07%) Legal
11 4 (0.85%) Electronics
12 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Fire and Rescue
13 2 (0.43%) Law
14 1 (0.21%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.21%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.21%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 335 (71.58%) Developer
2 180 (38.46%) iOS Developer
3 81 (17.31%) Software Engineer
4 54 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 48 (10.26%) Salesforce Developer
6 44 (9.40%) Mobile Developer
7 35 (7.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 34 (7.26%) Senior Developer
9 29 (6.20%) Test Engineer
10 28 (5.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 28 (5.98%) Senior iOS Developer
11 21 (4.49%) Software Test Engineer
12 20 (4.27%) Applications Developer
12 20 (4.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 18 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 18 (3.85%) React Developer
14 17 (3.63%) Salesforce Software Engineer
15 16 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
16 15 (3.21%) Applications Engineer
16 15 (3.21%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (20.09%) React Native
2 80 (17.09%) React
3 70 (14.96%) .NET
4 69 (14.74%) HTML
5 66 (14.10%) CSS
6 58 (12.39%) RESTful
7 53 (11.32%) AngularJS
8 43 (9.19%) REST
9 41 (8.76%) HTML5
10 39 (8.33%) Vue.js
11 33 (7.05%) Web Services
12 32 (6.84%) CSS3
12 32 (6.84%) GraphQL
13 29 (6.20%) Node.js
14 28 (5.98%) WinForms
14 28 (5.98%) WPF
15 26 (5.56%) iOS SDK
16 24 (5.13%) Jest
17 22 (4.70%) JSON
18 20 (4.27%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 117 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 57 (12.18%) User Experience
3 46 (9.83%) Algorithms
4 37 (7.91%) Data Structures
5 19 (4.06%) Social Media
6 14 (2.99%) iPhone
7 13 (2.78%) iPad
8 11 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.35%) NHS
9 9 (1.92%) Animation
10 8 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.28%) Media Streaming
13 4 (0.85%) Legacy Code
13 4 (0.85%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.64%) CCTV
14 3 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
15 2 (0.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 331 (70.73%) Apple iOS
2 169 (36.11%) Android
3 23 (4.91%) Linux
4 11 (2.35%) Mac OS
4 11 (2.35%) Windows
5 2 (0.43%) Unix
6 1 (0.21%) tvOS
6 1 (0.21%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (49.57%) iOS Development
2 207 (44.23%) Software Engineering
3 180 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (35.47%) Mobile Development
5 98 (20.94%) OO
6 92 (19.66%) OOP
7 77 (16.45%) Mentoring
8 73 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
8 73 (15.60%) TDD
9 69 (14.74%) SDLC
10 68 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (13.46%) Computer Science
12 59 (12.61%) DevOps
13 55 (11.75%) Software Testing
14 52 (11.11%) CRM
15 50 (10.68%) Scrum
15 50 (10.68%) Test Automation
16 49 (10.47%) Android Development
17 40 (8.55%) Full Stack Development
18 39 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 395 (84.40%) Apple Swift
2 219 (46.79%) Java
3 209 (44.66%) JavaScript
4 129 (27.56%) Kotlin
5 125 (26.71%) C#
6 121 (25.85%) C++
7 116 (24.79%) Python
8 79 (16.88%) PHP
9 67 (14.32%) Dart
10 60 (12.82%) Ruby
11 58 (12.39%) Scala
12 55 (11.75%) Perl
13 53 (11.32%) R
14 52 (11.11%) MATLAB
14 52 (11.11%) Pascal
14 52 (11.11%) VB.NET
15 51 (10.90%) TypeScript
16 49 (10.47%) C
17 22 (4.70%) SQL
18 13 (2.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 75 (16.03%) Degree
2 45 (9.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.20%) Accessibility
2 21 (4.49%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (2.99%) Docker
2 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.07%) linkerd
2 5 (1.07%) Terraform
3 4 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 59 (12.61%) Salesforce.com
2 40 (8.55%) Apple
3 11 (2.35%) Xamarin
4 10 (2.14%) Google
5 7 (1.50%) Oracle
6 6 (1.28%) Bloomberg
6 6 (1.28%) HubSpot
6 6 (1.28%) Snapchat
7 5 (1.07%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.07%) SAP
8 4 (0.85%) Dell
9 3 (0.64%) NetMotion Wireless
9 3 (0.64%) VMware
10 2 (0.43%) Facebook
10 2 (0.43%) PayPal
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe
11 1 (0.21%) Capita
11 1 (0.21%) hybris
11 1 (0.21%) Instagram