Period
to 18 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 448 376 391
Rank change year-on-year -72 +15 -34
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 1181 1645 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.83% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.59% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1419 1491
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,200 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

Objective-C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98404 103496 111156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.37% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81477 89580 94626
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 -71 1112 £50,000 -9.09% 103
UK excluding London -39 619 £40,000 -5.88% 52
London -71 549 £60,000 -7.69% 57
South East +38 144 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Midlands +48 123 £34,000 -15.00% 8
East of England +7 114 £40,000 -5.88% 7
West Midlands +54 108 £34,000 -9.33% 6
North of England -101 102 £42,500 +6.25% 17
South West -14 79 £46,000 -3.16% 8
North West -73 72 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Scotland -7 34 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Yorkshire -24 26 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Wales +18 16 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands +5 15 £34,250 -14.38% 2
Northern Ireland -8 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North East +14 4 £37,500 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 952 (80.61%) Apple iOS
2 700 (59.27%) Apple Swift
3 675 (57.15%) iOS Development
4 633 (53.60%) Android
5 593 (50.21%) Agile Software Development
6 542 (45.89%) Java
7 469 (39.71%) Mobile App
8 380 (32.18%) JavaScript
9 341 (28.87%) Xcode
10 339 (28.70%) HTML
11 324 (27.43%) Git (software)
11 324 (27.43%) Mobile Development
12 315 (26.67%) Android Development
13 313 (26.50%) TDD
14 291 (24.64%) CSS
15 264 (22.35%) C#
16 257 (21.76%) Software Engineering
17 235 (19.90%) Degree
18 231 (19.56%) OO
19 214 (18.12%) User Experience
20 211 (17.87%) C++
21 201 (17.02%) iOS SDK
22 200 (16.93%) JSON
23 192 (16.26%) XML
24 189 (16.00%) Cocoa
25 187 (15.83%) Scrum
26 177 (14.99%) MVC
26 177 (14.99%) HTML5
27 174 (14.73%) REST
28 169 (14.31%) Web Services

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 25 (2.12%) Apache
2 23 (1.95%) IIS
3 14 (1.19%) CMS
3 14 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.10%) Confluence
4 13 (1.10%) WordPress
5 11 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 8 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.42%) nginx
8 4 (0.34%) JBoss
9 3 (0.25%) Liferay
9 3 (0.25%) SAS
9 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.17%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.17%) Documentum
10 2 (0.17%) Drupal
10 2 (0.17%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.17%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (0.68%) InVision
2 7 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.17%) InDesign
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.085%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.085%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.085%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 96 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (6.01%) GitHub
4 37 (3.13%) Google Play
5 25 (2.12%) SaaS
6 22 (1.86%) iTunes
6 22 (1.86%) PaaS
7 19 (1.61%) IaaS
7 19 (1.61%) TestFlight
7 19 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (1.44%) Azure Machine Learning
9 10 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.25%) Sage Pay
11 2 (0.17%) Heroku
12 1 (0.085%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.085%) Firebase
12 1 (0.085%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.81%) HTTP
2 23 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.35%) Skype
4 12 (1.02%) Internet
5 10 (0.85%) SSH
5 10 (0.85%) VoIP
6 8 (0.68%) iBeacon
6 8 (0.68%) Wireless
7 6 (0.51%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.51%) LDAP
8 5 (0.42%) HbbTV
9 4 (0.34%) ATM
9 4 (0.34%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.25%) SSL
11 2 (0.17%) Network Security
12 1 (0.085%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.085%) RTSP
12 1 (0.085%) SMS
12 1 (0.085%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 88 (7.45%) MySQL
3 65 (5.50%) MongoDB
4 44 (3.73%) NoSQL
5 35 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (2.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 25 (2.12%) Big Data
8 24 (2.03%) SQLite
9 20 (1.69%) CouchDB
10 19 (1.61%) Blockchain
11 18 (1.52%) DocumentDB
12 13 (1.10%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
18 3 (0.25%) Relational Database
19 2 (0.17%) Apache Hive
19 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 341 (28.87%) Xcode
2 324 (27.43%) Git (software)
3 98 (8.30%) Android Studio
3 98 (8.30%) JIRA
4 75 (6.35%) Subversion
5 55 (4.66%) Jenkins
6 39 (3.30%) Visual Studio
7 33 (2.79%) Selenium
8 28 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (2.29%) CocoaPods
10 23 (1.95%) Eclipse
11 22 (1.86%) Bitbucket
11 22 (1.86%) SpecFlow
12 21 (1.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 19 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (1.52%) gulp
15 16 (1.35%) Gradle
16 14 (1.19%) Calabash
17 13 (1.10%) git-flow
17 13 (1.10%) Maven
General
1 125 (10.58%) Finance
2 64 (5.42%) Banking
3 50 (4.23%) Electronics
4 48 (4.06%) Retail
5 46 (3.90%) Games
6 37 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.62%) Marketing
8 28 (2.37%) Publishing
9 25 (2.12%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.78%) Advertising
11 16 (1.35%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.10%) Automotive
13 10 (0.85%) Music Industry
14 9 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.68%) Legal
16 6 (0.51%) Military
17 5 (0.42%) Back Office
18 1 (0.085%) Law
18 1 (0.085%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.085%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 992 (84.00%) Developer
2 551 (46.66%) iOS Developer
3 188 (15.92%) Android Developer
4 155 (13.12%) Senior Developer
5 138 (11.69%) Mobile Developer
6 137 (11.60%) Applications Developer
7 121 (10.25%) Objective-C Developer
8 114 (9.65%) Software Developer
9 101 (8.55%) iOS Android Developer
9 101 (8.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 81 (6.86%) Software Engineer
11 69 (5.84%) Programmer
12 62 (5.25%) Senior iOS Developer
13 61 (5.17%) Java Developer
14 57 (4.83%) Objective-C Engineer
15 55 (4.66%) iOS Programmer
16 52 (4.40%) C# Developer
17 48 (4.06%) .NET Developer
18 46 (3.90%) Junior
19 45 (3.81%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (28.70%) HTML
2 291 (24.64%) CSS
3 201 (17.02%) iOS SDK
4 200 (16.93%) JSON
5 192 (16.26%) XML
6 189 (16.00%) Cocoa
7 177 (14.99%) HTML5
8 174 (14.73%) REST
9 169 (14.31%) Web Services
10 162 (13.72%) .NET
11 157 (13.29%) RESTful
12 156 (13.21%) AngularJS
13 127 (10.75%) jQuery
14 119 (10.08%) ASP.NET
15 106 (8.98%) SOAP
16 104 (8.81%) Android SDK
17 88 (7.45%) Core Data
18 81 (6.86%) Node.js
19 80 (6.77%) Cocoa Touch
20 72 (6.10%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 469 (39.71%) Mobile App
2 214 (18.12%) User Experience
3 149 (12.62%) Computer Science
4 83 (7.03%) Data Structures
5 67 (5.67%) Algorithms
6 66 (5.59%) Fintech
7 62 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (3.90%) iPad
9 38 (3.22%) iPhone
10 32 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
11 31 (2.62%) mHealth
12 27 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (2.20%) Streaming Video
14 22 (1.86%) Augmented Reality
14 22 (1.86%) Social Media
15 21 (1.78%) Smartphone
16 20 (1.69%) PlayStation
16 20 (1.69%) Virtual Team
16 20 (1.69%) Xbox
17 19 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 952 (80.61%) Apple iOS
2 633 (53.60%) Android
3 163 (13.80%) Windows
4 109 (9.23%) Linux
5 46 (3.90%) Mac OS
6 31 (2.62%) Unix
7 29 (2.46%) Mac OS X
8 26 (2.20%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.59%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.085%) webOS
13 1 (0.085%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (57.15%) iOS Development
2 593 (50.21%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (27.43%) Mobile Development
4 315 (26.67%) Android Development
5 313 (26.50%) TDD
6 257 (21.76%) Software Engineering
7 231 (19.56%) OO
8 187 (15.83%) Scrum
9 177 (14.99%) MVC
10 153 (12.96%) Unit Testing
11 138 (11.69%) Mobile Application Development
12 131 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
13 129 (10.92%) Test Automation
14 107 (9.06%) OOP
15 106 (8.98%) BDD
16 91 (7.71%) Mentoring
17 81 (6.86%) E-Commerce
18 70 (5.93%) SOLID
19 66 (5.59%) DevOps
19 66 (5.59%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 700 (59.27%) Apple Swift
2 542 (45.89%) Java
3 380 (32.18%) JavaScript
4 264 (22.35%) C#
5 211 (17.87%) C++
6 162 (13.72%) C
7 138 (11.69%) SQL
8 99 (8.38%) Python
9 97 (8.21%) PHP
10 32 (2.71%) Ruby
11 23 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 17 (1.44%) Scala
13 16 (1.35%) Clojure
14 15 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.27%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.10%) ActionScript
15 13 (1.10%) Perl
16 12 (1.02%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.68%) ES6
18 6 (0.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 235 (19.90%) Degree
2 96 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.69%) MCP
3 20 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.19%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.42%) CISM
6 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.34%) CISSP
7 4 (0.34%) ISEB
8 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.25%) PhD
9 1 (0.085%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.57%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) COBIT
2 5 (0.42%) ISO 14001
2 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (1.95%) Docker
2 5 (0.42%) Firmware
3 4 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.17%) Snort
5 1 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (1.61%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.76%) HockeyApp
3 2 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.085%) Ansible
4 1 (0.085%) Kibana
Vendors
1 133 (11.26%) Apple
2 96 (8.13%) Xamarin
3 85 (7.20%) Google
4 51 (4.32%) Microsoft
5 28 (2.37%) Atlassian
6 25 (2.12%) SAP
7 21 (1.78%) Appcelerator
8 20 (1.69%) Oracle
9 17 (1.44%) AppDynamics
9 17 (1.44%) New Relic
10 14 (1.19%) IBM
11 8 (0.68%) Adobe
12 6 (0.51%) Cognizant
12 6 (0.51%) Facebook
12 6 (0.51%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.42%) Greenplum
14 3 (0.25%) PayPal
14 3 (0.25%) Sage
14 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.17%) Xerox