Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 551 549 444
Rank change year-on-year -2 -105 -71
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 682 866 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.49% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.88% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 523 727 1,053
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

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 78,493 98,451 99,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.78% 55.94% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 64,314 81,801 83,068
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 15 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Objective-C in the UK

Objective-C
Top 15 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 15 July 2019. 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 +7 643 £57,500 +15.00% 136
UK excluding London -5 400 £47,500 +5.56% 93
London -9 272 £67,500 +12.50% 49
South East +110 150 £47,500 +5.56% 14
North of England -6 91 £47,500 +5.56% 25
North West +3 67 £47,500 +18.75% 11
East of England +91 54 £55,000 - 21
Midlands +37 39 £50,000 +17.65% 15
Scotland -27 29 £46,500 -11.43% 6
South West -47 29 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Yorkshire +11 24 £45,000 -7.69% 11
West Midlands +34 20 £51,500 +14.44% 9
East Midlands +10 19 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Wales +16 4 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Northern Ireland -15 4 £45,000 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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.

1 464 (68.04%) Apple iOS
2 419 (61.44%) Apple Swift
3 398 (58.36%) Java
4 364 (53.37%) iOS Development
5 294 (43.11%) Android
6 290 (42.52%) Agile Software Development
7 259 (37.98%) JavaScript
8 237 (34.75%) Mobile Development
9 224 (32.84%) C#
10 197 (28.89%) Mobile App
11 173 (25.37%) OO
12 172 (25.22%) Software Engineering
13 163 (23.90%) Git (software)
14 138 (20.23%) Android Development
15 137 (20.09%) AngularJS
16 129 (18.91%) OOP
17 128 (18.77%) .NET
17 128 (18.77%) RESTful
18 120 (17.60%) C++
19 106 (15.54%) User Experience
20 98 (14.37%) HTML
21 94 (13.78%) Linux
21 94 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
22 87 (12.76%) Docker
22 87 (12.76%) Web Services
23 83 (12.17%) Python
23 83 (12.17%) Google
24 81 (11.88%) Cloud Computing
25 79 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
26 78 (11.44%) Xcode

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 16 (2.35%) Tomcat
2 12 (1.76%) Confluence
3 9 (1.32%) Apache
4 7 (1.03%) CMS
5 6 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.73%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.29%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.29%) IIS
7 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.15%) Drupal
8 1 (0.15%) Liferay
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (1.61%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) CiviCRM
3 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 94 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (11.88%) Cloud Computing
3 79 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (10.56%) SaaS
5 64 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 56 (8.21%) IBM Cloud
7 53 (7.77%) npm
8 17 (2.49%) GitHub
9 9 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.03%) Apigee
11 6 (0.88%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.59%) PaaS
12 4 (0.59%) Serverless
13 3 (0.44%) Firebase
13 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.44%) Google Play
13 3 (0.44%) iTunes
13 3 (0.44%) Route 53
14 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.23%) Bluetooth
2 14 (2.05%) VoIP
3 9 (1.32%) HTTP
4 8 (1.17%) Broadband
4 8 (1.17%) Firewall
4 8 (1.17%) Internet
5 6 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.73%) H.323
6 5 (0.73%) RFID
6 5 (0.73%) SSL
6 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.59%) NFC
8 3 (0.44%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.29%) 802.11
9 2 (0.29%) 802.15
9 2 (0.29%) MQTT
9 2 (0.29%) Network Security
9 2 (0.29%) Skype
9 2 (0.29%) Wireless
9 2 (0.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.55%) MySQL
3 19 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (2.64%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.47%) Blockchain
7 8 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (1.17%) SQLite
8 7 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.73%) Big Data
11 4 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.59%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 163 (23.90%) Git (software)
2 78 (11.44%) Xcode
3 73 (10.70%) JIRA
4 53 (7.77%) Babel
4 53 (7.77%) gulp
4 53 (7.77%) webpack
5 42 (6.16%) Jenkins
6 26 (3.81%) Subversion
7 23 (3.37%) Calabash
8 21 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (3.08%) Bitbucket
9 20 (2.93%) CocoaPods
10 19 (2.79%) Android Studio
10 19 (2.79%) JIRA Agile
11 14 (2.05%) fastlane
12 10 (1.47%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.32%) CircleCI
14 8 (1.17%) Appium
14 8 (1.17%) Protractor
15 7 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 67 (9.82%) Banking
2 65 (9.53%) Finance
3 28 (4.11%) Games
4 22 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 21 (3.08%) Legal
6 19 (2.79%) Military
7 16 (2.35%) Law
7 16 (2.35%) Retail
8 8 (1.17%) Automotive
8 8 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.88%) Publishing
10 5 (0.73%) Marketing
10 5 (0.73%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Back Office
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 482 (70.67%) Developer
2 269 (39.44%) iOS Developer
3 106 (15.54%) Software Engineer
4 98 (14.37%) Mobile Developer
5 81 (11.88%) Senior Developer
6 64 (9.38%) Objective-C Developer
7 61 (8.94%) Software Developer
8 53 (7.77%) Senior Software Engineer
9 49 (7.18%) Android Developer
10 46 (6.74%) iOS Android Developer
11 38 (5.57%) Applications Developer
12 36 (5.28%) React Developer
13 34 (4.99%) Java Developer
14 33 (4.84%) Graduate
15 31 (4.55%) Senior iOS Developer
16 30 (4.40%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 29 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
18 27 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
19 24 (3.52%) Graduate Developer
19 24 (3.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (20.09%) AngularJS
2 128 (18.77%) .NET
2 128 (18.77%) RESTful
3 98 (14.37%) HTML
4 87 (12.76%) Web Services
5 73 (10.70%) React Native
6 68 (9.97%) REST
7 67 (9.82%) CSS
8 64 (9.38%) React
9 63 (9.24%) Node.js
10 58 (8.50%) HTML5
11 48 (7.04%) JSON
12 47 (6.89%) Core Data
13 40 (5.87%) Spring
14 37 (5.43%) Apache Cordova
15 34 (4.99%) iOS SDK
16 33 (4.84%) Cocoa
17 29 (4.25%) Cocoa Touch
18 25 (3.67%) Backbone.js
19 24 (3.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 197 (28.89%) Mobile App
2 106 (15.54%) User Experience
3 38 (5.57%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (4.25%) Algorithms
5 29 (4.25%) Data Structures
6 24 (3.52%) Mobile Banking
7 21 (3.08%) Animation
7 21 (3.08%) iPad
8 19 (2.79%) 3D Graphics
8 19 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (2.49%) Smartphone
10 12 (1.76%) Social Network
11 11 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.32%) iPhone
13 8 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.17%) Web 2.0
14 6 (0.88%) Social Media
14 6 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 464 (68.04%) Apple iOS
2 294 (43.11%) Android
3 94 (13.78%) Linux
4 32 (4.69%) Windows
5 14 (2.05%) Mac OS
6 10 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.73%) Unix
9 4 (0.59%) watchOS
9 4 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.29%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.29%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.15%) tvOS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (53.37%) iOS Development
2 290 (42.52%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (34.75%) Mobile Development
4 173 (25.37%) OO
5 172 (25.22%) Software Engineering
6 138 (20.23%) Android Development
7 129 (18.91%) OOP
8 77 (11.29%) Web Development
9 76 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (10.41%) Computer Science
10 71 (10.41%) Scrum
11 67 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (8.36%) TDD
13 55 (8.06%) Test Automation
14 44 (6.45%) MVC
15 42 (6.16%) OOD
16 40 (5.87%) SOLID
17 39 (5.72%) Machine Learning
18 32 (4.69%) BDD
19 31 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 419 (61.44%) Apple Swift
2 398 (58.36%) Java
3 259 (37.98%) JavaScript
4 224 (32.84%) C#
5 120 (17.60%) C++
6 83 (12.17%) Python
7 73 (10.70%) TypeScript
8 64 (9.38%) C
9 63 (9.24%) Kotlin
10 60 (8.80%) Ruby
11 55 (8.06%) PHP
12 47 (6.89%) SQL
13 41 (6.01%) Go
14 28 (4.11%) ES6
15 26 (3.81%) Perl
16 16 (2.35%) Shell Script
17 14 (2.05%) Scala
18 13 (1.91%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.88%) PowerShell
20 4 (0.59%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 64 (9.38%) Degree
2 44 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.61%) SANS
6 3 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CISSP
8 1 (0.15%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.15%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.15%) PhD
8 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.40%) QA
2 6 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (12.76%) Docker
2 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 60 (8.80%) Opscode Chef
1 60 (8.80%) Puppet
2 58 (8.50%) Ansible
3 10 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.44%) Grafana
4 3 (0.44%) Kibana
4 3 (0.44%) logstash
4 3 (0.44%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.44%) Terraform
5 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.29%) Mesos
5 2 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 83 (12.17%) Google
2 61 (8.94%) Xamarin
3 56 (8.21%) IBM
4 38 (5.57%) Apple
5 37 (5.43%) Microsoft
6 21 (3.08%) Oracle
7 15 (2.20%) WorldPay
8 11 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.88%) Adobe
10 5 (0.73%) SAP
10 5 (0.73%) Sencha
10 5 (0.73%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.73%) VMware
11 4 (0.59%) OutSystems
12 2 (0.29%) Facebook
12 2 (0.29%) PubNub
12 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.29%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.29%) UiPath
13 1 (0.15%) IONA