Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 513 550 508
Rank change year-on-year +37 -42 -42
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 616 752 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.91% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 468 584 838
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,275 £35,000 £30,925
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% +6.25%

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 67,365 82,808 97,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.21% 54.99% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 55,661 68,483 81,558
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 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 +56 581 £55,000 -8.33% 132
UK excluding London +55 356 £52,500 +7.69% 82
London +1 253 £70,000 +3.70% 60
South East +50 138 £62,500 +25.00% 20
North of England +34 75 £52,500 +10.53% 16
Yorkshire +46 45 £55,000 +15.79% 5
East of England +66 42 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Midlands +37 41 £36,250 -46.30% 18
South West +7 30 £41,250 -17.50% 8
North West -14 30 £46,250 -2.63% 8
East Midlands +28 29 £35,000 -50.00% 9
Scotland +44 26 £60,000 +34.83% 10
West Midlands +32 12 £40,250 -10.56% 9
Wales -6 3 £57,500 +43.75%
Northern Ireland +9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 498 (80.84%) Apple iOS
2 474 (76.95%) Apple Swift
3 342 (55.52%) iOS Development
4 323 (52.44%) Android
5 317 (51.46%) Java
6 291 (47.24%) Mobile App
7 269 (43.67%) Mobile Development
8 227 (36.85%) Agile Software Development
9 173 (28.08%) JavaScript
10 163 (26.46%) Android Development
11 132 (21.43%) Xcode
12 118 (19.16%) Git (software)
13 116 (18.83%) TDD
14 114 (18.51%) User Experience
15 108 (17.53%) Kotlin
16 101 (16.40%) C#
17 99 (16.07%) Software Engineering
18 95 (15.42%) React Native
19 85 (13.80%) Scrum
20 84 (13.64%) Test Automation
21 83 (13.47%) Mobile Application Development
21 83 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
22 80 (12.99%) OOP
22 80 (12.99%) OO
23 79 (12.82%) iOS SDK
24 74 (12.01%) Degree
25 73 (11.85%) Python
26 71 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
27 70 (11.36%) Apple
27 70 (11.36%) HTML

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 8 (1.30%) Tomcat
2 6 (0.97%) CMS
3 4 (0.65%) Apache
4 3 (0.49%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.32%) Confluence
5 2 (0.32%) lighttpd
5 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.16%) DNN
6 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.16%) Liferay
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (1.62%) Steinberg Cubase
2 7 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.65%) Sketch
3 4 (0.65%) Zeplin
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.32%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.17%) AWS
2 35 (5.68%) GitHub
3 25 (4.06%) Google Play
4 20 (3.25%) Azure
5 17 (2.76%) SaaS
6 10 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.62%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (1.30%) Firebase
8 6 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.97%) GCP
9 5 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.81%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.65%) Serverless
11 3 (0.49%) iTunes
11 3 (0.49%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.38%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.92%) Internet
3 13 (2.11%) HTTP
4 11 (1.79%) Wireshark
5 10 (1.62%) SSL
6 8 (1.30%) DAB
7 6 (0.97%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.97%) Firewall
7 6 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.81%) VoIP
9 4 (0.65%) Broadband
9 4 (0.65%) Skype
10 3 (0.49%) DNS
11 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.16%) Network Security
12 1 (0.16%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
12 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.33%) MySQL
2 32 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.65%) Big Data
7 4 (0.65%) SQLite
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.32%) DB2
8 2 (0.32%) Redis
9 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 132 (21.43%) Xcode
2 118 (19.16%) Git (software)
3 42 (6.82%) Cucumber
4 33 (5.36%) Android Studio
5 29 (4.71%) Gradle
6 28 (4.55%) JIRA
7 26 (4.22%) Bitbucket
8 23 (3.73%) Jenkins
9 21 (3.41%) Calabash
10 20 (3.25%) git-flow
11 16 (2.60%) Charles Proxy
12 14 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (2.11%) fastlane
14 12 (1.95%) Appium
14 12 (1.95%) Burp Suite
14 12 (1.95%) Visual Studio
15 11 (1.79%) Fiddler
15 11 (1.79%) Maven
16 10 (1.62%) CocoaPods
16 10 (1.62%) Subversion
General
1 55 (8.93%) Finance
2 51 (8.28%) Retail
3 30 (4.87%) Banking
4 20 (3.25%) Publishing
5 18 (2.92%) Games
6 12 (1.95%) Legal
7 11 (1.79%) Marketing
8 7 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.32%) Electronics
9 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 441 (71.59%) Developer
2 241 (39.12%) iOS Developer
3 123 (19.97%) Mobile Developer
4 82 (13.31%) Senior Developer
5 63 (10.23%) Applications Developer
6 55 (8.93%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 53 (8.60%) Android Developer
8 46 (7.47%) Software Engineer
9 45 (7.31%) Senior iOS Developer
10 41 (6.66%) Objective-C Developer
11 39 (6.33%) iOS Android Developer
11 39 (6.33%) Software Developer
12 34 (5.52%) Lead Developer
13 27 (4.38%) Android Engineer
13 27 (4.38%) Mobile Engineer
14 26 (4.22%) iOS Software Engineer
15 25 (4.06%) React Developer
16 24 (3.90%) PHP Developer
17 19 (3.08%) Senior Mobile Developer
18 18 (2.92%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (15.42%) React Native
2 79 (12.82%) iOS SDK
3 70 (11.36%) HTML
4 66 (10.71%) RESTful
5 64 (10.39%) .NET
6 60 (9.74%) CSS
7 59 (9.58%) JSON
8 48 (7.79%) Cocoa
8 48 (7.79%) REST
9 47 (7.63%) Web Services
10 41 (6.66%) React
10 41 (6.66%) RxJava
11 39 (6.33%) Cocoa Touch
12 37 (6.01%) Dagger
13 31 (5.03%) AngularJS
14 27 (4.38%) Core Animation
15 25 (4.06%) Android SDK
15 25 (4.06%) Redux
16 24 (3.90%) Core Data
16 24 (3.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 291 (47.24%) Mobile App
2 114 (18.51%) User Experience
3 36 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (4.22%) Animation
6 24 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (3.73%) iPad
8 19 (3.08%) Blog
9 18 (2.92%) iPhone
9 18 (2.92%) Smartphone
10 17 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.95%) Video on Demand
12 8 (1.30%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.14%) NHS
13 7 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
14 5 (0.81%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.81%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.65%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 498 (80.84%) Apple iOS
2 323 (52.44%) Android
3 47 (7.63%) Mac OS
4 35 (5.68%) Windows
5 26 (4.22%) tvOS
6 20 (3.25%) Linux
7 10 (1.62%) Unix
8 8 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.97%) watchOS
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (55.52%) iOS Development
2 269 (43.67%) Mobile Development
3 227 (36.85%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (26.46%) Android Development
5 116 (18.83%) TDD
6 99 (16.07%) Software Engineering
7 85 (13.80%) Scrum
8 84 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 83 (13.47%) Mobile Application Development
9 83 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
10 80 (12.99%) OO
10 80 (12.99%) OOP
11 71 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
12 67 (10.88%) Mentoring
13 53 (8.60%) Coaching
14 50 (8.12%) E-Commerce
15 47 (7.63%) BDD
15 47 (7.63%) Pair Programming
16 36 (5.84%) Performance Analysis
17 35 (5.68%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 474 (76.95%) Apple Swift
2 317 (51.46%) Java
3 173 (28.08%) JavaScript
4 108 (17.53%) Kotlin
5 101 (16.40%) C#
6 73 (11.85%) Python
7 65 (10.55%) PHP
8 63 (10.23%) C
9 57 (9.25%) Ruby
10 54 (8.77%) C++
11 33 (5.36%) SQL
12 29 (4.71%) Bash Shell
13 21 (3.41%) Go
14 16 (2.60%) PowerShell
15 14 (2.27%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.62%) Dart
17 8 (1.30%) Java 8
18 6 (0.97%) Perl
19 5 (0.81%) Shell Script
20 3 (0.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 74 (12.01%) Degree
2 11 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.65%) CREST Certified
6 3 (0.49%) CISSP
7 2 (0.32%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.16%) CCSP
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.16%) CISM
8 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.16%) OSCP
8 1 (0.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.63%) QA
2 8 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
2 8 (1.30%) Fluentd
2 8 (1.30%) Grafana
2 8 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (0.16%) Nessus
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (11.36%) Apple
2 34 (5.52%) Google
3 26 (4.22%) Xamarin
4 22 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.62%) Oracle
6 6 (0.97%) Dell
7 4 (0.65%) SAP
7 4 (0.65%) WorldPay
7 4 (0.65%) Zend
8 3 (0.49%) IBM
8 3 (0.49%) OutSystems
8 3 (0.49%) UiPath
9 2 (0.32%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.32%) Sencha
10 1 (0.16%) Facebook
10 1 (0.16%) hybris
10 1 (0.16%) Perforce
10 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.16%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.16%) Twitter