Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 467 536 520
Rank change year-on-year +69 -16 -69
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 469 719 909
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.50% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.92% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 425 663 814
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +26.67%

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 49,760 77,997 96,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.10% 54.22% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 40,925 63,793 80,379
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +45 424 £57,500 -4.17% 43
UK excluding London +86 273 £55,000 +4.76% 27
London +50 189 £70,000 +7.69% 19
South East +81 118 £60,500 +15.24% 2
Work from Home +17 65 £67,500 +8.00% 4
North of England +63 45 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Midlands +88 42 £42,500 -17.48% 3
Scotland +86 33 £60,000 +26.32% 2
East Midlands +72 31 £35,750 -39.15% 1
Yorkshire +95 25 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North West +23 20 £52,500 - 6
South West +63 19 £50,000 -4.76%
West Midlands +74 11 £43,000 -16.51% 2
East of England +46 9 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Wales +2 6 £51,250 +20.59% 1
Northern Ireland +19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 375 (79.96%) Apple iOS
2 371 (79.10%) Apple Swift
3 281 (59.91%) iOS Development
4 246 (52.45%) Java
5 238 (50.75%) Android
6 208 (44.35%) Mobile App
7 196 (41.79%) Mobile Development
8 169 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
9 158 (33.69%) JavaScript
10 142 (30.28%) Android Development
11 116 (24.73%) React Native
12 102 (21.75%) User Experience
13 100 (21.32%) Software Engineering
14 98 (20.90%) Git (software)
15 93 (19.83%) Kotlin
16 86 (18.34%) Xcode
17 82 (17.48%) TDD
18 79 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
19 77 (16.42%) Mobile Application Development
19 77 (16.42%) C#
20 72 (15.35%) PHP
21 68 (14.50%) OOP
21 68 (14.50%) Python
22 67 (14.29%) RESTful
23 66 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
24 65 (13.86%) OO
25 64 (13.65%) Apple
26 63 (13.43%) Test Automation
27 60 (12.79%) Scrum
28 59 (12.58%) HTML

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 5 (1.07%) OpenStack
2 4 (0.85%) Apache
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.43%) Liferay
3 2 (0.43%) lighttpd
3 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Chatbot
1 6 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.85%) Sketch
2 4 (0.85%) Zeplin
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.12%) Azure
2 21 (4.48%) Google Play
3 18 (3.84%) AWS
3 18 (3.84%) GitHub
4 8 (1.71%) SaaS
5 7 (1.49%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.28%) Firebase
7 5 (1.07%) GCP
8 4 (0.85%) iTunes
8 4 (0.85%) TestFlight
9 3 (0.64%) Azure Functions
9 3 (0.64%) Serverless
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.77%) DAB
1 13 (2.77%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.56%) Internet
3 9 (1.92%) HTTP
4 7 (1.49%) SSL
5 5 (1.07%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.64%) DNS
7 3 (0.64%) Firewall
7 3 (0.64%) Skype
7 3 (0.64%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.43%) VoIP
9 1 (0.21%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.25%) MySQL
3 10 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.07%) Big Data
4 5 (1.07%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.85%) SQLite
6 3 (0.64%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.43%) DB2
8 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 98 (20.90%) Git (software)
2 86 (18.34%) Xcode
3 31 (6.61%) Cucumber
4 28 (5.97%) JIRA
5 26 (5.54%) Android Studio
6 23 (4.90%) fastlane
7 22 (4.69%) git-flow
8 20 (4.26%) Calabash
9 19 (4.05%) Gradle
10 15 (3.20%) Bitbucket
10 15 (3.20%) Charles Proxy
11 14 (2.99%) Jenkins
12 13 (2.77%) Appium
13 10 (2.13%) Subversion
14 9 (1.92%) CircleCI
14 9 (1.92%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.49%) CocoaPods
15 7 (1.49%) JUnit
15 7 (1.49%) Mockito
16 5 (1.07%) Mercurial
General
1 46 (9.81%) Retail
2 41 (8.74%) Finance
3 17 (3.62%) Banking
3 17 (3.62%) Publishing
4 11 (2.35%) Legal
5 8 (1.71%) Marketing
6 6 (1.28%) Law
7 3 (0.64%) Games
7 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.21%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 314 (66.95%) Developer
2 168 (35.82%) iOS Developer
3 86 (18.34%) Mobile Developer
4 65 (13.86%) Senior Developer
5 52 (11.09%) Applications Developer
6 47 (10.02%) Software Engineer
7 44 (9.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 35 (7.46%) Android Developer
8 35 (7.46%) Senior iOS Developer
9 28 (5.97%) PHP Developer
10 27 (5.76%) Mobile Engineer
10 27 (5.76%) React Developer
11 19 (4.05%) Lead Developer
12 17 (3.62%) iOS Android Developer
13 16 (3.41%) Android Engineer
14 14 (2.99%) Objective-C Developer
14 14 (2.99%) Senior Mobile Developer
15 13 (2.77%) Chief Technology Officer
15 13 (2.77%) QA Engineer
16 12 (2.56%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (24.73%) React Native
2 67 (14.29%) RESTful
3 59 (12.58%) HTML
4 58 (12.37%) CSS
5 51 (10.87%) React
6 49 (10.45%) .NET
6 49 (10.45%) Web Services
7 44 (9.38%) Core Animation
7 44 (9.38%) iOS SDK
8 41 (8.74%) REST
9 38 (8.10%) JSON
9 38 (8.10%) RxJava
10 35 (7.46%) Cocoa
11 34 (7.25%) Core Data
12 33 (7.04%) AngularJS
13 29 (6.18%) Cocoa Touch
13 29 (6.18%) Dagger
13 29 (6.18%) Node.js
14 28 (5.97%) CodeIgniter
15 24 (5.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 208 (44.35%) Mobile App
2 102 (21.75%) User Experience
3 44 (9.38%) Animation
4 35 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.54%) iPad
6 25 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (5.12%) iPhone
8 19 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (2.99%) Blog
11 10 (2.13%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.71%) Smartphone
13 7 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
14 6 (1.28%) Social Media
15 5 (1.07%) Driving Licence
15 5 (1.07%) Video Editing
15 5 (1.07%) Video\Live Streaming
16 4 (0.85%) Handset
16 4 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 375 (79.96%) Apple iOS
2 238 (50.75%) Android
3 20 (4.26%) Mac OS
4 12 (2.56%) Linux
5 10 (2.13%) tvOS
5 10 (2.13%) Windows
6 5 (1.07%) Unix
7 4 (0.85%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (59.91%) iOS Development
2 196 (41.79%) Mobile Development
3 169 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (30.28%) Android Development
5 100 (21.32%) Software Engineering
6 82 (17.48%) TDD
7 79 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
8 77 (16.42%) Mobile Application Development
9 68 (14.50%) OOP
10 66 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (13.86%) OO
12 63 (13.43%) Test Automation
13 60 (12.79%) Scrum
14 50 (10.66%) Mentoring
15 46 (9.81%) BDD
16 42 (8.96%) E-Commerce
17 41 (8.74%) Pair Programming
18 40 (8.53%) Open Source
19 36 (7.68%) Coaching
20 33 (7.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 371 (79.10%) Apple Swift
2 246 (52.45%) Java
3 158 (33.69%) JavaScript
4 93 (19.83%) Kotlin
5 77 (16.42%) C#
6 72 (15.35%) PHP
7 68 (14.50%) Python
8 51 (10.87%) Ruby
9 43 (9.17%) C
10 29 (6.18%) C++
11 23 (4.90%) SQL
12 21 (4.48%) Go
13 17 (3.62%) TypeScript
14 15 (3.20%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.99%) Dart
16 8 (1.71%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.07%) Perl
18 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.85%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.64%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 42 (8.96%) Degree
2 12 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.02%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (8.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.71%) Docker Swarm
2 8 (1.71%) Fluentd
2 8 (1.71%) Grafana
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (13.65%) Apple
2 31 (6.61%) Google
3 24 (5.12%) Microsoft
4 22 (4.69%) Xamarin
5 12 (2.56%) Zend
6 4 (0.85%) SAP
7 3 (0.64%) Oracle
8 2 (0.43%) Adobe
8 2 (0.43%) hybris
8 2 (0.43%) IBM
8 2 (0.43%) Samsung
9 1 (0.21%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.21%) YouTube