Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 470 411 380
Rank change year-on-year -59 -31 -15
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 1060 1419 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.75% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 1.41% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 917 1253 1569
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,135 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 99519 100442 112575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.25% 52.92% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81976 86632 96296
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -62 984 £50,000 -4.76% 121
UK excluding London -28 588 £40,000 -5.88% 64
London -89 458 £60,000 -7.69% 64
North of England +7 142 £40,000 - 28
South East -4 116 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Midlands +15 100 £35,000 -15.15% 11
North West -16 98 £42,500 - 25
South West -32 87 £52,500 +16.67% 8
East of England -25 82 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Midlands +39 79 £34,500 -12.66% 9
Yorkshire +40 40 £35,000 -3.45% 2
Scotland -30 39 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands 0 21 £35,000 -26.32% 2
Wales +3 15 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Northern Ireland -18 8 £45,000 +18.42%
North East -3 4 £38,750 +23.02% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 841 (79.34%) Apple iOS
2 633 (59.72%) iOS Development
3 617 (58.21%) Apple Swift
4 530 (50.00%) Android
5 527 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
6 505 (47.64%) Java
7 404 (38.11%) Mobile App
8 303 (28.58%) JavaScript
9 291 (27.45%) Android Development
10 288 (27.17%) Git (software)
11 282 (26.60%) Xcode
12 281 (26.51%) TDD
13 259 (24.43%) Mobile Development
14 227 (21.42%) Software Engineering
15 220 (20.75%) Degree
16 219 (20.66%) User Experience
17 205 (19.34%) C++
18 198 (18.68%) HTML
18 198 (18.68%) C#
19 195 (18.40%) iOS SDK
20 192 (18.11%) Scrum
21 177 (16.70%) OO
22 164 (15.47%) REST
23 163 (15.38%) CSS
24 159 (15.00%) SQL
25 157 (14.81%) RESTful
26 155 (14.62%) JSON
27 150 (14.15%) Apple
28 144 (13.58%) Web Services
28 144 (13.58%) Computer Science

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 18 (1.70%) Confluence
2 17 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (1.42%) IIS
4 14 (1.32%) Apache
4 14 (1.32%) CMS
5 10 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.85%) WordPress
7 8 (0.75%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.47%) nginx
9 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.19%) JBoss
10 2 (0.19%) Liferay
11 1 (0.094%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.094%) CoreMedia CMS
11 1 (0.094%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.094%) Tornado
11 1 (0.094%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.19%) InDesign
3 2 (0.19%) InVision
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.094%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.094%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.094%) CiviCRM
2 1 (0.094%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (5.47%) GitHub
3 52 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (4.25%) Google Play
5 19 (1.79%) SaaS
6 15 (1.42%) iTunes
7 11 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.57%) TestFlight
11 5 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.47%) IaaS
11 5 (0.47%) PaaS
11 5 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.38%) Serverless
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.26%) HTTP
2 19 (1.79%) Internet
2 19 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.51%) Wireless
4 13 (1.23%) Firewall
5 11 (1.04%) ATM
5 11 (1.04%) iBeacon
6 9 (0.85%) Skype
6 9 (0.85%) SSL
7 8 (0.75%) VoIP
8 7 (0.66%) SMS
8 7 (0.66%) SSH
9 6 (0.57%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.47%) HbbTV
11 4 (0.38%) FCoE
11 4 (0.38%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.38%) LDAP
11 4 (0.38%) SNMP
11 4 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (8.02%) MySQL
2 74 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 37 (3.49%) NoSQL
4 32 (3.02%) MongoDB
5 31 (2.92%) Big Data
6 30 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 15 (1.42%) SQLite
9 13 (1.23%) Neo4j
9 13 (1.23%) Redis
10 12 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (0.75%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.57%) CouchDB
13 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 288 (27.17%) Git (software)
2 282 (26.60%) Xcode
3 93 (8.77%) JIRA
4 83 (7.83%) Android Studio
5 53 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 51 (4.81%) Subversion
7 37 (3.49%) CocoaPods
7 37 (3.49%) Gradle
8 34 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 28 (2.64%) Maven
10 27 (2.55%) Bitbucket
10 27 (2.55%) Selenium
11 24 (2.26%) Eclipse
11 24 (2.26%) Visual Studio
12 23 (2.17%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.79%) Calabash
14 15 (1.42%) Appium
15 13 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (1.04%) git-flow
17 9 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 125 (11.79%) Finance
2 61 (5.75%) Banking
3 56 (5.28%) Games
4 51 (4.81%) Retail
5 48 (4.53%) Electronics
6 37 (3.49%) Marketing
7 35 (3.30%) Telecoms
8 32 (3.02%) Advertising
8 32 (3.02%) Publishing
9 24 (2.26%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.94%) Automotive
11 9 (0.85%) Law
12 8 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.57%) Interactive Media
14 6 (0.57%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.38%) Military
16 3 (0.28%) Back Office
16 3 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 857 (80.85%) Developer
2 515 (48.58%) iOS Developer
3 166 (15.66%) Android Developer
4 140 (13.21%) Mobile Developer
5 131 (12.36%) Applications Developer
6 103 (9.72%) Objective-C Developer
7 101 (9.53%) Senior Developer
8 94 (8.87%) iOS Android Developer
9 83 (7.83%) Software Developer
10 81 (7.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 73 (6.89%) Software Engineer
12 66 (6.23%) Java Developer
13 53 (5.00%) Senior iOS Developer
14 40 (3.77%) Programmer
15 35 (3.30%) C# Developer
16 31 (2.92%) C Developer
16 31 (2.92%) Junior
17 29 (2.74%) Lead Developer
18 28 (2.64%) Junior Developer
19 26 (2.45%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (18.68%) HTML
2 195 (18.40%) iOS SDK
3 164 (15.47%) REST
4 163 (15.38%) CSS
5 157 (14.81%) RESTful
6 155 (14.62%) JSON
7 144 (13.58%) Web Services
8 138 (13.02%) XML
9 128 (12.08%) .NET
10 127 (11.98%) Cocoa
11 109 (10.28%) Android SDK
12 92 (8.68%) AngularJS
13 88 (8.30%) ASP.NET
14 86 (8.11%) jQuery
15 80 (7.55%) HTML5
16 76 (7.17%) React Native
16 76 (7.17%) SOAP
17 70 (6.60%) Cocoa Touch
18 63 (5.94%) React
19 57 (5.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 404 (38.11%) Mobile App
2 219 (20.66%) User Experience
3 144 (13.58%) Computer Science
4 77 (7.26%) iPhone
5 66 (6.23%) Data Structures
6 64 (6.04%) iPad
7 56 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
8 51 (4.81%) Fintech
9 50 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
10 41 (3.87%) Algorithms
11 31 (2.92%) Smartphone
12 29 (2.74%) Client/Server
13 21 (1.98%) Social Media
14 17 (1.60%) Animation
15 14 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
16 13 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 12 (1.13%) BBC
17 12 (1.13%) Spread Betting
18 11 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
19 9 (0.85%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 841 (79.34%) Apple iOS
2 530 (50.00%) Android
3 127 (11.98%) Windows
4 106 (10.00%) Linux
5 36 (3.40%) Unix
6 30 (2.83%) Mac OS
7 29 (2.74%) Mac OS X
8 18 (1.70%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.57%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.47%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.19%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.094%) CentOS
14 1 (0.094%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (59.72%) iOS Development
2 527 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (27.45%) Android Development
4 281 (26.51%) TDD
5 259 (24.43%) Mobile Development
6 227 (21.42%) Software Engineering
7 192 (18.11%) Scrum
8 177 (16.70%) OO
9 126 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
9 126 (11.89%) Unit Testing
10 118 (11.13%) Test Automation
11 116 (10.94%) BDD
12 115 (10.85%) MVC
13 113 (10.66%) OOP
14 106 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
15 58 (5.47%) E-Commerce
15 58 (5.47%) Web Development
16 57 (5.38%) Mentoring
17 51 (4.81%) OOD
18 48 (4.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 617 (58.21%) Apple Swift
2 505 (47.64%) Java
3 303 (28.58%) JavaScript
4 205 (19.34%) C++
5 198 (18.68%) C#
6 159 (15.00%) SQL
7 135 (12.74%) C
8 107 (10.09%) Python
9 89 (8.40%) PHP
10 53 (5.00%) Ruby
11 28 (2.64%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.98%) Clojure
12 21 (1.98%) Scala
13 14 (1.32%) ActionScript
13 14 (1.32%) ES6
14 13 (1.23%) GraphQL
14 13 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.13%) Perl
15 12 (1.13%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.04%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 220 (20.75%) Degree
2 95 (8.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.89%) MCP
5 16 (1.51%) CISSP
6 13 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.13%) GIAC
7 12 (1.13%) SANS
8 11 (1.04%) CCNA
8 11 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.04%) Linux+ Certification
8 11 (1.04%) MCSE
8 11 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
8 11 (1.04%) SSCP
9 10 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
9 10 (0.94%) Security+ Certification
10 9 (0.85%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.47%) CISM
11 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.57%) QA
2 5 (0.47%) COBIT
3 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (2.92%) Docker
2 7 (0.66%) vSphere
3 4 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.38%) NFS
3 4 (0.38%) Samba
3 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.38%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.094%) Firmware
4 1 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.094%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (1.04%) Kubernetes
1 11 (1.04%) Puppet
2 7 (0.66%) HockeyApp
2 7 (0.66%) Salt
3 5 (0.47%) Ansible
4 4 (0.38%) Nagios
4 4 (0.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.094%) Nmap
5 1 (0.094%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 150 (14.15%) Apple
2 102 (9.62%) Google
3 70 (6.60%) Xamarin
4 61 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 23 (2.17%) Facebook
6 22 (2.08%) SAP
7 21 (1.98%) Atlassian
8 10 (0.94%) Sony
8 10 (0.94%) Yahoo!
9 9 (0.85%) Oracle
10 8 (0.75%) IBM
11 7 (0.66%) Adobe
12 6 (0.57%) Appcelerator
13 5 (0.47%) Greenplum
13 5 (0.47%) Twitter
13 5 (0.47%) VMware
14 4 (0.38%) EMC
14 4 (0.38%) NetApp
14 4 (0.38%) SolarWinds
15 3 (0.28%) Sun