Period
to 18 February 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 494 457 385
Rank change year-on-year -37 -72 -23
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 977 1,100 1,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 1.18% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 838 989 1,584
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,925 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%

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 97,071 93,565 109,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.72% 53.58% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81,553 80,121 94,510
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 -42 896 £50,000 - 187
UK excluding London -23 550 £42,500 +6.25% 112
London -23 417 £60,000 - 91
North of England +31 155 £40,000 - 45
South West +6 103 £50,000 +12.36% 16
North West -1 101 £40,000 - 37
South East 0 91 £40,000 -4.34% 7
Midlands -50 73 £35,000 - 20
East of England -17 57 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Yorkshire +33 49 £37,500 -14.77% 3
Scotland -23 49 £52,500 +23.53% 13
West Midlands -18 48 £35,000 +2.94% 5
East Midlands -8 25 £35,000 -26.32% 15
Wales -19 14 £35,000 -17.65%
Northern Ireland -12 9 £45,000 +63.64% 3
North East -32 5 £40,000 +26.98% 5

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 797 (81.58%) Apple iOS
2 616 (63.05%) iOS Development
3 599 (61.31%) Apple Swift
4 517 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
5 400 (40.94%) Android
6 391 (40.02%) Java
7 332 (33.98%) Mobile App
8 274 (28.05%) Xcode
9 265 (27.12%) TDD
10 242 (24.77%) Mobile Development
11 240 (24.56%) User Experience
11 240 (24.56%) Git (software)
12 236 (24.16%) Software Engineering
13 235 (24.05%) JavaScript
14 199 (20.37%) Android Development
15 190 (19.45%) Scrum
16 186 (19.04%) C++
17 173 (17.71%) iOS SDK
18 164 (16.79%) Test Automation
19 161 (16.48%) OO
20 160 (16.38%) HTML
20 160 (16.38%) BDD
21 155 (15.86%) Degree
22 148 (15.15%) C#
23 139 (14.23%) RESTful
24 133 (13.61%) SQL
24 133 (13.61%) CSS
25 121 (12.38%) Web Services
26 118 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
27 113 (11.57%) REST

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 33 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (1.94%) Confluence
3 11 (1.13%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.51%) Apache
4 5 (0.51%) IIS
5 4 (0.41%) CMS
5 4 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.20%) JBoss
7 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.10%) Liferay
8 1 (0.10%) Mongoose
8 1 (0.10%) nginx
8 1 (0.10%) Tornado
8 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (2.87%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.51%) GIMP
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.10%) CiviCRM
2 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.48%) GitHub
4 33 (3.38%) Google Play
5 15 (1.54%) SaaS
5 15 (1.54%) TestFlight
6 14 (1.43%) npm
7 13 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.23%) Firebase
9 11 (1.13%) iTunes
10 10 (1.02%) Yarn
11 7 (0.72%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.61%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.20%) Sage Pay
14 2 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.89%) Wireless
2 24 (2.46%) Internet
3 18 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.74%) Bluetooth
4 17 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (1.64%) HTTP
6 15 (1.54%) Firewall
7 14 (1.43%) SSL
8 10 (1.02%) 802.15
8 10 (1.02%) ZigBee
9 9 (0.92%) 3GPP
9 9 (0.92%) 802.11
9 9 (0.92%) iBeacon
9 9 (0.92%) MQTT
10 8 (0.82%) ATM
10 8 (0.82%) SMS
11 4 (0.41%) FCoE
11 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.41%) Network Security
11 4 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (5.42%) MySQL
2 52 (5.32%) Big Data
3 36 (3.68%) NoSQL
3 36 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 35 (3.58%) MongoDB
4 35 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (1.94%) SQLite
6 16 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.33%) JanusGraph
8 13 (1.33%) Neo4j
8 13 (1.33%) Redis
9 11 (1.13%) Apache Hive
10 10 (1.02%) RethinkDB
11 7 (0.72%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.61%) Mixpanel
13 5 (0.51%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.41%) DB2
14 4 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 274 (28.05%) Xcode
2 240 (24.56%) Git (software)
3 98 (10.03%) JIRA
4 78 (7.98%) CocoaPods
5 68 (6.96%) Jenkins
6 63 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 56 (5.73%) Android Studio
8 49 (5.02%) Bitbucket
9 44 (4.50%) Calabash
10 42 (4.30%) Subversion
11 41 (4.20%) Gradle
12 32 (3.28%) Selenium
13 30 (3.07%) Maven
14 23 (2.35%) Cucumber
15 21 (2.15%) Appium
16 17 (1.74%) JUnit
17 16 (1.64%) git-flow
17 16 (1.64%) Visual Studio
18 15 (1.54%) Eclipse
19 14 (1.43%) gulp
General
1 109 (11.16%) Finance
2 63 (6.45%) Banking
3 57 (5.83%) Games
4 44 (4.50%) Electronics
5 39 (3.99%) Retail
6 34 (3.48%) Marketing
7 33 (3.38%) Advertising
8 25 (2.56%) Publishing
9 13 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.13%) Law
12 6 (0.61%) Automotive
12 6 (0.61%) Interactive Media
12 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.20%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 769 (78.71%) Developer
2 518 (53.02%) iOS Developer
3 126 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 110 (11.26%) Objective-C Developer
5 108 (11.05%) Mobile Developer
6 98 (10.03%) Applications Developer
7 92 (9.42%) Software Engineer
8 87 (8.90%) Android Developer
9 86 (8.80%) Senior iOS Developer
10 69 (7.06%) Software Developer
11 63 (6.45%) Java Developer
12 56 (5.73%) iOS Android Developer
13 48 (4.91%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 38 (3.89%) iOS Software Engineer
15 26 (2.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 25 (2.56%) Programmer
17 23 (2.35%) C Developer
17 23 (2.35%) Mobile Engineer
17 23 (2.35%) Software Programmer
18 22 (2.25%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (17.71%) iOS SDK
2 160 (16.38%) HTML
3 139 (14.23%) RESTful
4 133 (13.61%) CSS
5 121 (12.38%) Web Services
6 113 (11.57%) REST
7 103 (10.54%) .NET
8 93 (9.52%) JSON
9 82 (8.39%) AngularJS
10 81 (8.29%) Cocoa
10 81 (8.29%) React Native
11 80 (8.19%) XML
12 75 (7.68%) Android SDK
13 66 (6.76%) Node.js
14 64 (6.55%) React
15 62 (6.35%) HTML5
16 58 (5.94%) UIKit
17 55 (5.63%) ASP.NET
17 55 (5.63%) Cocoa Touch
17 55 (5.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 332 (33.98%) Mobile App
2 240 (24.56%) User Experience
3 88 (9.01%) Computer Science
3 88 (9.01%) iPhone
4 73 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (6.76%) iPad
6 62 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
7 57 (5.83%) Fintech
8 29 (2.97%) Smartphone
9 27 (2.76%) Social Media
10 25 (2.56%) Data Structures
11 20 (2.05%) Animation
11 20 (2.05%) BBC
12 19 (1.94%) Algorithms
13 18 (1.84%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.74%) Graphic Design
15 13 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
16 11 (1.13%) Spread Betting
17 10 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
18 7 (0.72%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 797 (81.58%) Apple iOS
2 400 (40.94%) Android
3 89 (9.11%) Linux
4 77 (7.88%) Windows
5 21 (2.15%) Unix
6 17 (1.74%) Windows Phone
7 15 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.43%) Mac OS
9 11 (1.13%) Nucleus RTOS
10 10 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.92%) FreeRTOS
11 9 (0.92%) ThreadX
12 2 (0.20%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.10%) CentOS
13 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (63.05%) iOS Development
2 517 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (27.12%) TDD
4 242 (24.77%) Mobile Development
5 236 (24.16%) Software Engineering
6 199 (20.37%) Android Development
7 190 (19.45%) Scrum
8 164 (16.79%) Test Automation
9 161 (16.48%) OO
10 160 (16.38%) BDD
11 118 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
12 111 (11.36%) Unit Testing
13 99 (10.13%) OOP
14 77 (7.88%) Mentoring
15 76 (7.78%) MVC
16 63 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
17 61 (6.24%) Web Development
18 54 (5.53%) E-Commerce
19 49 (5.02%) SDLC
20 45 (4.61%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 599 (61.31%) Apple Swift
2 391 (40.02%) Java
3 235 (24.05%) JavaScript
4 186 (19.04%) C++
5 148 (15.15%) C#
6 133 (13.61%) SQL
7 108 (11.05%) C
8 100 (10.24%) Python
9 72 (7.37%) PHP
10 58 (5.94%) Ruby
11 27 (2.76%) ES6
12 21 (2.15%) Kotlin
13 20 (2.05%) TypeScript
14 19 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.33%) GraphQL
15 13 (1.33%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.23%) Go
16 12 (1.23%) Perl
17 10 (1.02%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 155 (15.86%) Degree
2 46 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.43%) CISSP
4 14 (1.43%) GIAC
4 14 (1.43%) SANS
5 13 (1.33%) CCNA
5 13 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.33%) Linux+ Certification
5 13 (1.33%) MCSE
5 13 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
5 13 (1.33%) SSCP
6 12 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (0.82%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.72%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.61%) MCP
10 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.20%) GWAPT
11 2 (0.20%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.12%) QA
2 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.10%) PMO
3 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (4.40%) Docker
2 10 (1.02%) vSphere
3 5 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.41%) NFS
4 4 (0.41%) Samba
4 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (1.43%) Puppet
2 11 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.02%) Salt
4 6 (0.61%) HockeyApp
4 6 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.51%) Ansible
6 4 (0.41%) Nagios
6 4 (0.41%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.10%) Nmap
7 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 113 (11.57%) Apple
2 106 (10.85%) Google
3 68 (6.96%) Xamarin
4 51 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 45 (4.61%) Atlassian
6 36 (3.68%) Facebook
7 25 (2.56%) Sony
8 18 (1.84%) Yahoo!
9 11 (1.13%) Adobe
10 8 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.61%) IBM
12 5 (0.51%) Capita
12 5 (0.51%) Twitter
12 5 (0.51%) VMware
13 4 (0.41%) Actuate
13 4 (0.41%) EMC
13 4 (0.41%) NetApp
13 4 (0.41%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.41%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.41%) Sybase