Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 503 512 546
Rank change year-on-year +9 +34 -43
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 266 615 751
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 0.90% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 285 513 675
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £41,375 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.40% +1.50% +25.00%

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 35,943 68,258 83,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.07% 54.12% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30,369 56,807 69,473
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Objective-C in the UK

Objective-C
Top 14 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 17 January 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 +18 237 £55,000 - 57
UK excluding London +25 149 £47,500 -6.40% 39
London +75 98 £65,000 -7.14% 22
Work from Home -24 70 £56,250 +7.14% 13
North of England +61 48 £47,500 -6.40% 16
South East +67 47 £55,000 -12.00% 7
Yorkshire +26 33 £47,500 -7.77% 5
South West +65 25 £42,750 +6.88% 2
Scotland +36 16 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Midlands +64 11 £32,000 -20.00% 7
East Midlands +50 11 £32,000 -28.89% 2
North West +63 9 £50,000 +5.26% 8
North East - 6 £53,750 - 3
East of England +51 2 £45,000 -18.18% 3

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 238 (89.47%) Apple iOS
2 232 (87.22%) Apple Swift
3 195 (73.31%) iOS Development
4 153 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (50.00%) Android
6 130 (48.87%) Mobile App
7 124 (46.62%) Java
8 104 (39.10%) Git (software)
9 98 (36.84%) Mobile Development
10 84 (31.58%) Android Development
11 78 (29.32%) RESTful
12 72 (27.07%) User Experience
13 69 (25.94%) JavaScript
14 63 (23.68%) OO
15 61 (22.93%) TDD
16 60 (22.56%) Apple
17 58 (21.80%) Degree
18 57 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
19 49 (18.42%) Unit Testing
20 46 (17.29%) React Native
21 44 (16.54%) Core Data
22 43 (16.17%) SDLC
23 42 (15.79%) Kotlin
24 40 (15.04%) Scrum
24 40 (15.04%) OOP
25 39 (14.66%) UIKit
26 38 (14.29%) CSS
27 37 (13.91%) HTML
27 37 (13.91%) Computer Science
27 37 (13.91%) QA

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 9 (3.38%) nginx
2 5 (1.88%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.13%) CMS
4 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (7.14%) Sketch
2 18 (6.77%) Adobe XD
2 18 (6.77%) Figma
3 1 (0.38%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.65%) AWS
2 12 (4.51%) Google Play
3 11 (4.14%) Heroku
3 11 (4.14%) iTunes
4 8 (3.01%) Azure
5 7 (2.63%) Amazon S3
5 7 (2.63%) Firebase
5 7 (2.63%) GitHub
6 4 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.50%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (1.50%) AWS OpsWorks
6 4 (1.50%) CloudFront
6 4 (1.50%) SaaS
7 3 (1.13%) Amazon Cognito
8 2 (0.75%) GCP
9 1 (0.38%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.13%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.38%) H.323
3 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.77%) MySQL
2 17 (6.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.51%) SQLite
4 9 (3.38%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.38%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.38%) Redis
5 6 (2.26%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.38%) Big Data
6 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 104 (39.10%) Git (software)
2 35 (13.16%) Xcode
3 32 (12.03%) Jenkins
4 21 (7.89%) CocoaPods
5 15 (5.64%) JIRA
6 11 (4.14%) Appium
6 11 (4.14%) Calabash
6 11 (4.14%) Liquibase
7 9 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.01%) git-flow
9 7 (2.63%) Android Studio
10 6 (2.26%) fastlane
11 5 (1.88%) Gradle
12 4 (1.50%) Cypress.io
12 4 (1.50%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (1.13%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.13%) Subversion
14 2 (0.75%) JUnit
14 2 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 34 (12.78%) Finance
2 13 (4.89%) Banking
3 10 (3.76%) Marketing
3 10 (3.76%) Retail
4 6 (2.26%) Law
5 5 (1.88%) Automotive
6 3 (1.13%) Games
6 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.75%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 222 (83.46%) Developer
2 127 (47.74%) iOS Developer
3 61 (22.93%) Mobile Developer
4 25 (9.40%) Applications Developer
5 24 (9.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 24 (9.02%) Software Engineer
6 22 (8.27%) Senior Developer
7 18 (6.77%) Lead Developer
7 18 (6.77%) Senior iOS Developer
8 17 (6.39%) Lead iOS Developer
8 17 (6.39%) PHP Developer
9 15 (5.64%) Android Developer
9 15 (5.64%) iOS Software Engineer
10 11 (4.14%) Mobile Engineer
11 10 (3.76%) iOS Android Developer
11 10 (3.76%) Mobile Software Engineer
11 10 (3.76%) React Developer
12 8 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (1.88%) Junior
13 5 (1.88%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (29.32%) RESTful
2 46 (17.29%) React Native
3 44 (16.54%) Core Data
4 39 (14.66%) UIKit
5 38 (14.29%) CSS
6 37 (13.91%) HTML
7 33 (12.41%) Web Services
8 25 (9.40%) Cocoa
9 24 (9.02%) Cocoa Touch
9 24 (9.02%) iOS SDK
9 24 (9.02%) JSON
10 21 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 21 (7.89%) Core Animation
11 17 (6.39%) CodeIgniter
11 17 (6.39%) RxSwift
11 17 (6.39%) Spring
12 15 (5.64%) .NET
12 15 (5.64%) React
13 14 (5.26%) HTML5
13 14 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 130 (48.87%) Mobile App
2 72 (27.07%) User Experience
3 21 (7.89%) Animation
4 14 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (4.14%) Algorithms
7 11 (4.14%) Data Structures
7 11 (4.14%) Driving Licence
8 9 (3.38%) EPoS
9 8 (3.01%) iPad
10 6 (2.26%) Social Media
11 4 (1.50%) Arduino
11 4 (1.50%) NHS
11 4 (1.50%) Raspberry Pi
12 3 (1.13%) Mobile Games
13 2 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
14 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.38%) Social Network
14 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 238 (89.47%) Apple iOS
2 133 (50.00%) Android
3 8 (3.01%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.13%) Windows
5 2 (0.75%) Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (73.31%) iOS Development
2 153 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (36.84%) Mobile Development
4 84 (31.58%) Android Development
5 63 (23.68%) OO
6 61 (22.93%) TDD
7 57 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
8 49 (18.42%) Unit Testing
9 43 (16.17%) SDLC
10 40 (15.04%) OOP
10 40 (15.04%) Scrum
11 37 (13.91%) Computer Science
12 32 (12.03%) Software Engineering
13 31 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (10.53%) Mentoring
15 27 (10.15%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (10.15%) Web Development
16 25 (9.40%) Test Automation
17 24 (9.02%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 232 (87.22%) Apple Swift
2 124 (46.62%) Java
3 69 (25.94%) JavaScript
4 42 (15.79%) Kotlin
5 33 (12.41%) Python
6 30 (11.28%) Ruby
7 29 (10.90%) C++
8 25 (9.40%) PHP
9 24 (9.02%) SQL
10 23 (8.65%) C#
11 11 (4.14%) Java 8
11 11 (4.14%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.14%) TypeScript
12 10 (3.76%) C
13 4 (1.50%) ES6
14 3 (1.13%) Go
15 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 58 (21.80%) Degree
2 32 (12.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.91%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.50%) Terraform
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (22.56%) Apple
2 25 (9.40%) Google
3 18 (6.77%) Adobe
4 12 (4.51%) Xamarin
5 8 (3.01%) Facebook
6 5 (1.88%) Twitter
7 3 (1.13%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.75%) OutSystems
8 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.75%) Zend
9 1 (0.38%) Samsung
9 1 (0.38%) UiPath
9 1 (0.38%) VMware