Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 474 563 567
Rank change year-on-year +89 +4 -108
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 306 660 814
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.87% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 306 595 718
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.24% +3.16% +18.75%

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 35,587 76,298 94,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.67% 53.62% 55.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29,268 62,552 78,569
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £30,983
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Objective-C in the UK

Objective-C
Top 17 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 13 August 2020. 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 +93 276 £55,000 -4.35% 40
UK excluding London +109 192 £55,000 +12.24% 29
London +73 109 £65,000 -3.70% 12
South East +133 81 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Work from Home +47 59 £57,500 -8.00% 6
North of England +105 33 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Midlands +113 28 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Scotland +75 22 £60,000 +29.03% 1
South West +95 19 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East Midlands +78 16 £36,500 -27.00%
North West +80 15 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Yorkshire +113 14 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Midlands +97 12 £43,000 +7.50% 4
East of England +57 5 £41,250 -25.00% 4
North East - 4 £55,000 - 1
Wales +42 3 £42,500 -10.53%
Northern Ireland +22 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 257 (83.99%) Apple iOS
2 233 (76.14%) Apple Swift
3 200 (65.36%) iOS Development
4 176 (57.52%) Java
5 164 (53.59%) Android
6 121 (39.54%) JavaScript
7 116 (37.91%) Mobile Development
8 113 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (34.64%) Mobile App
10 105 (34.31%) Android Development
11 77 (25.16%) React Native
12 75 (24.51%) Software Engineering
13 71 (23.20%) PHP
14 67 (21.90%) Git (software)
15 64 (20.92%) C#
15 64 (20.92%) OO
16 63 (20.59%) User Experience
17 62 (20.26%) Python
18 58 (18.95%) Xcode
18 58 (18.95%) Kotlin
19 56 (18.30%) Problem-Solving
20 52 (16.99%) TDD
20 52 (16.99%) Ruby
20 52 (16.99%) OOP
21 47 (15.36%) HTML
22 46 (15.03%) Web Services
23 45 (14.71%) CSS
23 45 (14.71%) RESTful
24 44 (14.38%) .NET
25 43 (14.05%) AngularJS

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 5 (1.63%) Apache Solr
1 5 (1.63%) nginx
2 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.33%) IIS
3 1 (0.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.33%) Sketch
2 1 (0.33%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.90%) Azure
2 14 (4.58%) GitHub
3 13 (4.25%) AWS
4 5 (1.63%) Google Play
5 4 (1.31%) SaaS
6 3 (0.98%) Azure Functions
6 3 (0.98%) Serverless
6 3 (0.98%) TestFlight
7 2 (0.65%) GCP
7 2 (0.65%) Heroku
7 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.29%) Internet
2 6 (1.96%) DAB
3 5 (1.63%) Skype
4 3 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.65%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.65%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.09%) MySQL
1 37 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.23%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.63%) Couchbase
3 5 (1.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.63%) Redis
4 3 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) MS Access
6 1 (0.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 67 (21.90%) Git (software)
2 58 (18.95%) Xcode
3 22 (7.19%) Android Studio
4 16 (5.23%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.90%) JIRA
6 13 (4.25%) fastlane
7 11 (3.59%) git-flow
8 9 (2.94%) Gradle
8 9 (2.94%) JUnit
8 9 (2.94%) Subversion
9 8 (2.61%) Calabash
10 7 (2.29%) Charles Proxy
10 7 (2.29%) GitLab
10 7 (2.29%) Mockito
11 6 (1.96%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.63%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.63%) Selenium
13 3 (0.98%) CocoaPods
13 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.65%) Liquibase
General
1 27 (8.82%) Finance
2 22 (7.19%) Retail
3 10 (3.27%) Games
4 9 (2.94%) Law
5 8 (2.61%) Publishing
6 5 (1.63%) Banking
6 5 (1.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.65%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 220 (71.90%) Developer
2 107 (34.97%) iOS Developer
3 57 (18.63%) Mobile Developer
4 44 (14.38%) Senior Developer
5 40 (13.07%) Software Engineer
6 35 (11.44%) Applications Developer
7 31 (10.13%) PHP Developer
8 28 (9.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 19 (6.21%) Android Developer
10 15 (4.90%) Senior iOS Developer
10 15 (4.90%) Senior PHP Developer
11 13 (4.25%) Senior Mobile Developer
12 12 (3.92%) Customer Engineer
12 12 (3.92%) Junior
13 11 (3.59%) React Developer
14 10 (3.27%) Lead Software Engineer
14 10 (3.27%) Mobile Engineer
15 8 (2.61%) Junior Developer
15 8 (2.61%) Objective-C Developer
15 8 (2.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (25.16%) React Native
2 47 (15.36%) HTML
3 46 (15.03%) Web Services
4 45 (14.71%) CSS
4 45 (14.71%) RESTful
5 44 (14.38%) .NET
6 43 (14.05%) AngularJS
7 42 (13.73%) React
8 38 (12.42%) Core Animation
9 35 (11.44%) Node.js
10 31 (10.13%) CodeIgniter
10 31 (10.13%) Core Data
11 30 (9.80%) REST
12 24 (7.84%) Cocoa
13 23 (7.52%) jQuery
14 21 (6.86%) JSON
15 20 (6.54%) iOS SDK
16 19 (6.21%) .NET Framework
16 19 (6.21%) XML
17 17 (5.56%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 106 (34.64%) Mobile App
2 63 (20.59%) User Experience
3 38 (12.42%) Animation
4 20 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.92%) iPad
6 12 (3.92%) iPhone
7 9 (2.94%) Mobile Games
8 7 (2.29%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.63%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (1.63%) Social Media
10 5 (1.63%) Video Editing
11 4 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.98%) Blog
12 3 (0.98%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.65%) Marketing Technology
13 2 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 257 (83.99%) Apple iOS
2 164 (53.59%) Android
3 10 (3.27%) Mac OS
4 7 (2.29%) Linux
5 4 (1.31%) Windows
6 2 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (65.36%) iOS Development
2 116 (37.91%) Mobile Development
3 113 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (34.31%) Android Development
5 75 (24.51%) Software Engineering
6 64 (20.92%) OO
7 56 (18.30%) Problem-Solving
8 52 (16.99%) OOP
8 52 (16.99%) TDD
9 41 (13.40%) Mobile Application Development
10 40 (13.07%) Web Development
11 32 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (9.48%) Scrum
13 26 (8.50%) Unit Testing
14 25 (8.17%) Test Automation
15 24 (7.84%) Mentoring
16 23 (7.52%) DevOps
16 23 (7.52%) MVC
16 23 (7.52%) Open Source
17 19 (6.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 233 (76.14%) Apple Swift
2 176 (57.52%) Java
3 121 (39.54%) JavaScript
4 71 (23.20%) PHP
5 64 (20.92%) C#
6 62 (20.26%) Python
7 58 (18.95%) Kotlin
8 52 (16.99%) Ruby
9 24 (7.84%) C++
10 20 (6.54%) Go
11 16 (5.23%) Dart
12 15 (4.90%) C
13 14 (4.58%) SQL
14 10 (3.27%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.96%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.31%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.65%) Java 8
17 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (8.17%) Degree
2 12 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.98%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.19%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.33%) Fluentd
2 1 (0.33%) Grafana
Vendors
1 36 (11.76%) Apple
2 18 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.23%) Xamarin
4 15 (4.90%) Zend
5 10 (3.27%) Google
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe
6 1 (0.33%) hybris
6 1 (0.33%) Samsung
6 1 (0.33%) SAP