Period
to 18 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 558 495 439
Rank change year-on-year -63 -56 -51
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 746 1,022 1,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.57% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 1.03% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 590 881 1,153
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -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 87,332 99,083 97,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.90% 55.30% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 72,340 81,960 84,170
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 18 December 2018.

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 December 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 -58 685 £55,000 +10.00% 158
UK excluding London -59 397 £47,500 +18.75% 93
London -22 330 £65,000 +8.33% 77
North of England -9 115 £47,500 +18.75% 35
South East +37 110 £42,500 +6.25% 18
North West +1 83 £45,000 +5.88% 28
South West -20 59 £50,000 -4.76% 8
East of England -9 36 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Midlands -23 34 £43,500 +24.29% 11
Yorkshire +21 32 £48,750 +34.48% 6
East Midlands +37 27 £60,000 +67.83% 7
Scotland -12 26 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Wales +9 16 £27,000 -28.00% 6
West Midlands -26 7 £32,500 -5.80% 4
Northern Ireland -18 1 £70,000 +55.56%

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 580 (77.75%) Apple iOS
2 475 (63.67%) Apple Swift
3 437 (58.58%) iOS Development
4 397 (53.22%) Java
5 363 (48.66%) Android
6 350 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
7 276 (37.00%) JavaScript
8 232 (31.10%) C#
9 210 (28.15%) Git (software)
10 205 (27.48%) Mobile App
11 201 (26.94%) Mobile Development
12 199 (26.68%) Software Engineering
13 166 (22.25%) C++
14 162 (21.72%) Android Development
15 146 (19.57%) User Experience
16 145 (19.44%) Python
17 137 (18.36%) .NET
18 126 (16.89%) Linux
18 126 (16.89%) TDD
19 124 (16.62%) RESTful
20 119 (15.95%) Xcode
21 118 (15.82%) HTML
21 118 (15.82%) Apple
22 114 (15.28%) OO
23 113 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
24 110 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
25 107 (14.34%) Test Automation
26 100 (13.40%) SQL
27 97 (13.00%) Finance
27 97 (13.00%) Docker

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 30 (4.02%) Apache Pig
2 20 (2.68%) Apache
3 17 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.14%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.14%) GlassFish
4 16 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.74%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.61%) CMS
6 12 (1.61%) Ethereum
7 7 (0.94%) IIS
8 6 (0.80%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.67%) Confluence
10 4 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.54%) Liferay
11 2 (0.27%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.27%) Drupal
11 2 (0.27%) WordPress
12 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.13%) JBoss
12 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.67%) GIMP
3 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 110 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (8.71%) Cloud Computing
4 47 (6.30%) GitHub
5 37 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (3.35%) SaaS
7 24 (3.22%) IBM Cloud
7 24 (3.22%) npm
8 22 (2.95%) Amazon S3
9 19 (2.55%) TestFlight
10 18 (2.41%) iTunes
11 9 (1.21%) Firebase
12 7 (0.94%) Serverless
13 5 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.67%) Google Play
14 3 (0.40%) Heroku
14 3 (0.40%) Route 53
15 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 73 (9.79%) HTTP
2 53 (7.10%) SSL
3 33 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 30 (4.02%) Firewall
5 25 (3.35%) H.323
6 11 (1.47%) Bluetooth
6 11 (1.47%) HTTPS
6 11 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.94%) Skype
7 7 (0.94%) Wireless
8 6 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.54%) DVB
10 3 (0.40%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.27%) VPN
11 2 (0.27%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (10.86%) MySQL
2 64 (8.58%) Big Data
3 63 (8.45%) SQL Server
4 50 (6.70%) Hadoop
5 34 (4.56%) MongoDB
6 33 (4.42%) NoSQL
7 30 (4.02%) Apache Hive
7 30 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (3.22%) Relational Database
9 18 (2.41%) Redis
10 16 (2.14%) SQLite
11 15 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.01%) Blockchain
12 11 (1.47%) CouchDB
13 10 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 210 (28.15%) Git (software)
2 119 (15.95%) Xcode
3 76 (10.19%) JIRA
4 43 (5.76%) CocoaPods
5 40 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 38 (5.09%) Jenkins
7 37 (4.96%) Selenium
8 36 (4.83%) Bitbucket
9 34 (4.56%) git-flow
10 32 (4.29%) CodeSonar
10 32 (4.29%) Robot Framework
11 29 (3.89%) Babel
12 28 (3.75%) Subversion
13 27 (3.62%) Visual Studio
13 27 (3.62%) webpack
14 26 (3.49%) gulp
15 21 (2.82%) fastlane
16 20 (2.68%) Mercurial
17 16 (2.14%) TeamCity
18 13 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 97 (13.00%) Finance
2 57 (7.64%) Banking
3 43 (5.76%) Games
4 27 (3.62%) Publishing
5 19 (2.55%) Marketing
5 19 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.28%) Retail
7 12 (1.61%) Electronics
8 11 (1.47%) Advertising
9 9 (1.21%) Automotive
9 9 (1.21%) Law
10 7 (0.94%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.40%) Military
14 2 (0.27%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
15 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 553 (74.13%) Developer
2 320 (42.90%) iOS Developer
3 132 (17.69%) Software Engineer
4 128 (17.16%) Senior Developer
5 103 (13.81%) Mobile Developer
6 72 (9.65%) C# Developer
7 69 (9.25%) Senior iOS Developer
8 61 (8.18%) Software Developer
9 51 (6.84%) Applications Developer
10 47 (6.30%) Android Developer
10 47 (6.30%) Lead Developer
10 47 (6.30%) Objective-C Developer
11 44 (5.90%) iOS Android Developer
12 34 (4.56%) .NET Developer
13 32 (4.29%) Graduate
13 32 (4.29%) React Developer
14 31 (4.16%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 29 (3.89%) C++ Software Engineer
15 29 (3.89%) Java Engineer
15 29 (3.89%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (18.36%) .NET
2 124 (16.62%) RESTful
3 118 (15.82%) HTML
4 96 (12.87%) AngularJS
5 95 (12.73%) Web Services
6 85 (11.39%) Node.js
6 85 (11.39%) React Native
6 85 (11.39%) REST
7 74 (9.92%) CSS
7 74 (9.92%) React
8 73 (9.79%) ASP.NET
9 71 (9.52%) Cocoa
10 64 (8.58%) HTML5
11 63 (8.45%) JSON
12 60 (8.04%) Django
13 55 (7.37%) Core Data
14 53 (7.10%) Cocoa Touch
15 50 (6.70%) Core Animation
16 47 (6.30%) SOAP
17 46 (6.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 205 (27.48%) Mobile App
2 146 (19.57%) User Experience
3 51 (6.84%) Animation
3 51 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (5.63%) Fintech
5 34 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (3.62%) Smartphone
8 25 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
9 23 (3.08%) Social Media
10 20 (2.68%) iPhone
11 19 (2.55%) Data Structures
11 19 (2.55%) iPad
12 18 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (2.28%) Mobile Games
14 15 (2.01%) Algorithms
14 15 (2.01%) Mobile Banking
15 13 (1.74%) Bitcoin
15 13 (1.74%) Chromecast
16 11 (1.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 580 (77.75%) Apple iOS
2 363 (48.66%) Android
3 126 (16.89%) Linux
4 79 (10.59%) Windows
5 37 (4.96%) Mac OS X
6 24 (3.22%) Unix
7 13 (1.74%) Windows Phone
8 12 (1.61%) VMS
9 7 (0.94%) watchOS
10 4 (0.54%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.13%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (58.58%) iOS Development
2 350 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (26.94%) Mobile Development
4 199 (26.68%) Software Engineering
5 162 (21.72%) Android Development
6 126 (16.89%) TDD
7 114 (15.28%) OO
8 113 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 107 (14.34%) Test Automation
10 96 (12.87%) Scrum
11 84 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (10.46%) Mentoring
13 77 (10.32%) BDD
14 76 (10.19%) OOP
15 75 (10.05%) Computer Science
16 65 (8.71%) Multithreading
17 63 (8.45%) MVC
18 59 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
18 59 (7.91%) DevOps
19 53 (7.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 475 (63.67%) Apple Swift
2 397 (53.22%) Java
3 276 (37.00%) JavaScript
4 232 (31.10%) C#
5 166 (22.25%) C++
6 145 (19.44%) Python
7 100 (13.40%) SQL
8 96 (12.87%) C
9 84 (11.26%) Ruby
10 77 (10.32%) PHP
11 72 (9.65%) Kotlin
12 60 (8.04%) TypeScript
13 48 (6.43%) Go
14 43 (5.76%) ES6
15 41 (5.50%) Perl
16 37 (4.96%) Bash Shell
16 37 (4.96%) Scala
17 34 (4.56%) PowerShell
18 21 (2.82%) Assembly Language
19 18 (2.41%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 77 (10.32%) Degree
2 63 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 57 (7.64%) DV Cleared
4 45 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (5.09%) CISSP
6 35 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (4.42%) CCNA
7 33 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (4.42%) CompTIA Security+
7 33 (4.42%) GIAC
7 33 (4.42%) Linux+ Certification
7 33 (4.42%) MCSE
7 33 (4.42%) Network+ Certification
7 33 (4.42%) SANS
7 33 (4.42%) SSCP
8 12 (1.61%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.67%) CREST Certified
9 5 (0.67%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.17%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 97 (13.00%) Docker
2 32 (4.29%) vSphere
3 24 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 53 (7.10%) Puppet
2 37 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (4.29%) Salt
4 21 (2.82%) Ansible
5 14 (1.88%) Kubernetes
6 13 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.27%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 118 (15.82%) Apple
2 79 (10.59%) Google
3 77 (10.32%) Microsoft
4 57 (7.64%) Xamarin
5 29 (3.89%) WorldPay
6 26 (3.49%) IBM
7 24 (3.22%) VMware
8 11 (1.47%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.34%) Cisco
9 10 (1.34%) SAP
10 9 (1.21%) Adobe
11 7 (0.94%) Oracle
12 4 (0.54%) Facebook
12 4 (0.54%) hybris
13 2 (0.27%) Twitter
14 1 (0.13%) Appcelerator
14 1 (0.13%) Kony
14 1 (0.13%) OutSystems
14 1 (0.13%) Perforce
14 1 (0.13%) Tealium