Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 564 501 554
Rank change year-on-year -63 +53 -46
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 300 582 720
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.94% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 233 447 562
10th Percentile £40,200 £32,500 £35,125
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,125 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.33% +13.16% +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 45,937 61,687 81,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.17% 54.53% 54.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37,268 51,366 67,409
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%

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 14 April 2021.

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 14 April 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 -59 257 £55,000 - 78
UK excluding London -25 165 £52,500 -2.33% 42
London -13 110 £67,500 -3.57% 40
South East +23 65 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Work from Home -142 55 £70,000 +3.70% 22
Scotland +3 29 £52,500 -12.50% 4
North of England +10 24 £53,750 +4.37% 12
South West +10 22 £42,750 -10.00% 3
Midlands +9 22 £35,000 -12.50% 15
East Midlands +3 16 £33,500 -6.29% 7
Yorkshire -17 12 £55,000 - 3
North West +28 9 £52,500 +5.00% 9
West Midlands +17 6 £35,000 -18.60% 8
North East - 3 £37,500 -
Wales +34 2 £52,000 +1.46%
East of England +43 1 £45,000 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 14 April 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.

1 240 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 240 (80.00%) Apple Swift
2 207 (69.00%) iOS Development
3 170 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (56.00%) Mobile App
5 150 (50.00%) Java
6 146 (48.67%) Android
7 131 (43.67%) Git (software)
8 113 (37.67%) JavaScript
9 104 (34.67%) Mobile Development
10 84 (28.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 83 (27.67%) Android Development
11 83 (27.67%) Degree
12 79 (26.33%) Apple
13 73 (24.33%) User Experience
14 72 (24.00%) RESTful
15 69 (23.00%) React Native
16 68 (22.67%) Computer Science
17 67 (22.33%) CSS
17 67 (22.33%) Python
18 62 (20.67%) OO
19 60 (20.00%) C++
20 55 (18.33%) HTML
20 55 (18.33%) Computer Science Degree
21 51 (17.00%) OOP
22 48 (16.00%) SDLC
23 43 (14.33%) QA
23 43 (14.33%) Xcode
24 42 (14.00%) Google
25 41 (13.67%) TypeScript

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 4 (1.33%) nginx
2 3 (1.00%) CMS
3 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (4.67%) Adobe XD
1 14 (4.67%) Figma
1 14 (4.67%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.67%) Google Play
2 18 (6.00%) AWS
3 12 (4.00%) iTunes
4 11 (3.67%) GitHub
5 10 (3.33%) Azure
6 9 (3.00%) Firebase
7 8 (2.67%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (2.00%) CloudFront
10 4 (1.33%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (1.33%) AWS OpsWorks
10 4 (1.33%) Heroku
11 3 (1.00%) Amazon Cognito
12 2 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.67%) CloudBees
12 2 (0.67%) GCP
12 2 (0.67%) SaaS
12 2 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.67%) HTTP
2 4 (1.33%) Internet
3 2 (0.67%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.67%) Skype
4 1 (0.33%) H.323
4 1 (0.33%) NFC
4 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.67%) MySQL
2 19 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.33%) SQLite
4 12 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.33%) Redis
8 2 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 131 (43.67%) Git (software)
2 43 (14.33%) Xcode
3 34 (11.33%) JIRA
4 22 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (6.00%) CocoaPods
6 16 (5.33%) Appium
7 12 (4.00%) Calabash
8 9 (3.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.67%) git-flow
9 8 (2.67%) Gradle
10 6 (2.00%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.67%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.33%) Cypress.io
12 4 (1.33%) fastlane
13 3 (1.00%) CircleCI
14 2 (0.67%) Android Studio
14 2 (0.67%) CMake
15 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
15 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 31 (10.33%) Finance
2 18 (6.00%) Marketing
3 13 (4.33%) Banking
3 13 (4.33%) Retail
4 5 (1.67%) Automotive
4 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 249 (83.00%) Developer
2 129 (43.00%) iOS Developer
3 76 (25.33%) Mobile Developer
4 40 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 31 (10.33%) Applications Developer
6 29 (9.67%) Senior iOS Developer
7 28 (9.33%) React Developer
8 25 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 16 (5.33%) Lead Developer
9 16 (5.33%) PHP Developer
10 15 (5.00%) Lead iOS Developer
10 15 (5.00%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.67%) Junior
11 11 (3.67%) Junior Developer
11 11 (3.67%) Web Developer
12 8 (2.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
13 7 (2.33%) Objective-C Developer
13 7 (2.33%) Senior Mobile Developer
14 6 (2.00%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (24.00%) RESTful
2 69 (23.00%) React Native
3 67 (22.33%) CSS
4 55 (18.33%) HTML
5 37 (12.33%) Core Data
6 34 (11.33%) React
7 33 (11.00%) Web Services
8 31 (10.33%) Node.js
9 28 (9.33%) UIKit
10 22 (7.33%) Redux
11 21 (7.00%) RxSwift
12 20 (6.67%) iOS SDK
13 18 (6.00%) Cocoa
14 17 (5.67%) Cocoa Touch
15 16 (5.33%) CodeIgniter
15 16 (5.33%) Core Animation
15 16 (5.33%) HTML5
15 16 (5.33%) JSON
15 16 (5.33%) REST
16 14 (4.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 168 (56.00%) Mobile App
2 73 (24.33%) User Experience
3 29 (9.67%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.00%) EPoS
6 16 (5.33%) Animation
7 12 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (3.67%) Driving Licence
9 9 (3.00%) iPad
10 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.33%) Arduino
10 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.33%) NHS
10 4 (1.33%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (1.00%) Social Media
12 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.33%) Contactless
13 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.33%) Smart Home
13 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 240 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 146 (48.67%) Android
3 12 (4.00%) Mac OS
4 9 (3.00%) Linux
5 3 (1.00%) Windows
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (69.00%) iOS Development
2 170 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (34.67%) Mobile Development
4 84 (28.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 83 (27.67%) Android Development
6 68 (22.67%) Computer Science
7 62 (20.67%) OO
8 51 (17.00%) OOP
9 48 (16.00%) SDLC
10 39 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (13.00%) Software Engineering
11 36 (12.00%) Scrum
12 35 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (11.33%) Mentoring
13 34 (11.33%) Web Development
14 31 (10.33%) E-Commerce
15 27 (9.00%) Unit Testing
16 25 (8.33%) API Development
17 23 (7.67%) TDD
17 23 (7.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 240 (80.00%) Apple Swift
2 150 (50.00%) Java
3 113 (37.67%) JavaScript
4 67 (22.33%) Python
5 60 (20.00%) C++
6 41 (13.67%) TypeScript
7 33 (11.00%) C#
8 30 (10.00%) Kotlin
9 25 (8.33%) ES6
9 25 (8.33%) PHP
10 23 (7.67%) SQL
11 19 (6.33%) C
11 19 (6.33%) Ruby
12 12 (4.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.67%) Go
13 2 (0.67%) JSX
14 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.33%) Dart
14 1 (0.33%) Java 9
14 1 (0.33%) Rust
Qualifications
1 83 (27.67%) Degree
2 55 (18.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.33%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (9.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 79 (26.33%) Apple
2 42 (14.00%) Google
3 20 (6.67%) Xamarin
4 14 (4.67%) Adobe
5 9 (3.00%) OutSystems
6 5 (1.67%) Facebook
6 5 (1.67%) Twitter
7 4 (1.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle
9 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.33%) Samsung
10 1 (0.33%) SAP
10 1 (0.33%) UiPath
10 1 (0.33%) VMware