Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 509 452 376
Rank change year-on-year -57 -76 +2
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 972 1,081 1,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.63% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.15% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 828 945 1,574
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -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 99,559 94,181 106,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.58% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83,684 80,447 91,813
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 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 -48 894 £52,500 +10.53% 168
UK excluding London -33 535 £45,000 +12.50% 107
London -31 428 £60,000 - 73
North of England +21 145 £40,000 -4.19% 34
South West +31 123 £50,000 +17.65% 14
North West +13 105 £40,000 - 24
South East -8 93 £42,000 +5.00% 17
East of England -19 57 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Scotland -24 54 £52,500 +23.53% 10
Midlands -88 49 £41,250 +21.32% 20
Yorkshire +18 30 £45,000 +4.05% 7
East Midlands -5 25 £37,500 - 15
West Midlands -85 24 £44,150 +29.85% 5
Wales -21 12 £35,000 -6.67% 2
North East -22 10 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Northern Ireland +1 4 £45,000 +44.00%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 794 (81.69%) Apple iOS
2 626 (64.40%) Apple Swift
3 624 (64.20%) iOS Development
4 505 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
5 355 (36.52%) Android
6 340 (34.98%) Java
7 313 (32.20%) Mobile App
8 264 (27.16%) User Experience
9 256 (26.34%) Mobile Development
10 246 (25.31%) TDD
11 238 (24.49%) Xcode
12 236 (24.28%) JavaScript
13 231 (23.77%) Software Engineering
14 224 (23.05%) Git (software)
15 183 (18.83%) C++
16 168 (17.28%) Scrum
17 165 (16.98%) HTML
18 164 (16.87%) Test Automation
19 160 (16.46%) BDD
20 159 (16.36%) OO
20 159 (16.36%) Android Development
21 150 (15.43%) RESTful
22 146 (15.02%) CSS
23 140 (14.40%) C#
24 136 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
25 131 (13.48%) iOS SDK
26 123 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
27 114 (11.73%) Degree
28 112 (11.52%) Apple
29 105 (10.80%) SQL

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 24 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (1.75%) Confluence
3 11 (1.13%) Apache Pig
4 6 (0.62%) Apache
4 6 (0.62%) CMS
5 4 (0.41%) IIS
5 4 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.21%) JBoss
7 2 (0.21%) nginx
7 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.10%) Liferay
8 1 (0.10%) Mongoose
8 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.10%) Tornado
Applications
1 28 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.82%) GIMP
3 4 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.10%) CiviCRM
2 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.40%) GitHub
4 20 (2.06%) Firebase
5 17 (1.75%) Google Play
6 16 (1.65%) npm
7 15 (1.54%) TestFlight
8 14 (1.44%) iTunes
9 10 (1.03%) SaaS
9 10 (1.03%) Yarn
10 9 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.41%) Slack
12 4 (0.41%) Trello
13 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.21%) NuGet
13 2 (0.21%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.53%) Wireless
2 22 (2.26%) Internet
3 21 (2.16%) Bluetooth
3 21 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (1.85%) HTTP
4 18 (1.85%) SSL
5 12 (1.23%) 3GPP
5 12 (1.23%) 802.11
5 12 (1.23%) 802.15
5 12 (1.23%) MQTT
5 12 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.23%) ZigBee
6 11 (1.13%) Firewall
7 5 (0.51%) iBeacon
7 5 (0.51%) SMS
8 2 (0.21%) ATM
9 1 (0.10%) AMQP
9 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.10%) Network Security
9 1 (0.10%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.28%) Big Data
2 41 (4.22%) MySQL
3 33 (3.40%) NoSQL
3 33 (3.40%) SQL Server
4 24 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 21 (2.16%) SQLite
6 20 (2.06%) Blockchain
7 17 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.13%) Apache Hive
8 11 (1.13%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.03%) RethinkDB
10 9 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.62%) DB2
11 6 (0.62%) Mixpanel
11 6 (0.62%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.51%) Redis
13 4 (0.41%) JanusGraph
13 4 (0.41%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 238 (24.49%) Xcode
2 224 (23.05%) Git (software)
3 99 (10.19%) CocoaPods
3 99 (10.19%) JIRA
4 79 (8.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 79 (8.13%) Jenkins
5 63 (6.48%) Bitbucket
6 47 (4.84%) Calabash
7 43 (4.42%) Gradle
8 36 (3.70%) Subversion
9 28 (2.88%) Appium
10 27 (2.78%) Android Studio
10 27 (2.78%) Maven
11 25 (2.57%) Selenium
12 21 (2.16%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.95%) git-flow
14 18 (1.85%) JUnit
14 18 (1.85%) Visual Studio
15 12 (1.23%) Grunt
16 11 (1.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 104 (10.70%) Finance
2 61 (6.28%) Banking
3 53 (5.45%) Games
4 52 (5.35%) Electronics
5 37 (3.81%) Marketing
6 33 (3.40%) Retail
7 28 (2.88%) Advertising
8 20 (2.06%) Law
9 15 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.44%) Publishing
11 9 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.72%) Automotive
13 5 (0.51%) Interactive Media
14 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.21%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.10%) Brand Awareness
17 1 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 766 (78.81%) Developer
2 533 (54.84%) iOS Developer
3 136 (13.99%) Senior Developer
4 120 (12.35%) Objective-C Developer
5 102 (10.49%) Senior iOS Developer
6 97 (9.98%) Software Engineer
7 91 (9.36%) Mobile Developer
8 79 (8.13%) Applications Developer
9 74 (7.61%) Software Developer
10 53 (5.45%) Android Developer
11 49 (5.04%) Java Developer
12 47 (4.84%) iOS Software Engineer
13 42 (4.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 40 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 32 (3.29%) iOS Android Developer
16 26 (2.67%) React Developer
17 24 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
18 23 (2.37%) Java Software Developer
18 23 (2.37%) Mobile Engineer
18 23 (2.37%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (16.98%) HTML
2 150 (15.43%) RESTful
3 146 (15.02%) CSS
4 131 (13.48%) iOS SDK
5 105 (10.80%) .NET
6 101 (10.39%) Web Services
7 90 (9.26%) AngularJS
8 85 (8.74%) React Native
9 76 (7.82%) JSON
10 75 (7.72%) React
11 73 (7.51%) REST
12 71 (7.30%) Cocoa
13 62 (6.38%) Node.js
14 57 (5.86%) HTML5
15 51 (5.25%) UIKit
15 51 (5.25%) XML
16 49 (5.04%) Core Data
17 44 (4.53%) ASP.NET
18 42 (4.32%) jQuery
19 41 (4.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 313 (32.20%) Mobile App
2 264 (27.16%) User Experience
3 79 (8.13%) iPhone
4 68 (7.00%) Computer Science
5 63 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
6 62 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (5.97%) Fintech
8 57 (5.86%) iPad
9 27 (2.78%) Data Structures
9 27 (2.78%) Smartphone
10 26 (2.67%) Algorithms
11 24 (2.47%) Social Media
12 18 (1.85%) Animation
13 17 (1.75%) BBC
13 17 (1.75%) Graphic Design
14 16 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
15 10 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
16 9 (0.93%) Spread Betting
17 8 (0.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 794 (81.69%) Apple iOS
2 355 (36.52%) Android
3 92 (9.47%) Linux
4 68 (7.00%) Windows
5 21 (2.16%) Mac OS X
6 19 (1.95%) Unix
7 16 (1.65%) Windows Phone
8 12 (1.23%) FreeRTOS
8 12 (1.23%) Mac OS
8 12 (1.23%) ThreadX
9 11 (1.13%) Nucleus RTOS
9 11 (1.13%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.93%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) CentOS
11 1 (0.10%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (64.20%) iOS Development
2 505 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (26.34%) Mobile Development
4 246 (25.31%) TDD
5 231 (23.77%) Software Engineering
6 168 (17.28%) Scrum
7 164 (16.87%) Test Automation
8 160 (16.46%) BDD
9 159 (16.36%) Android Development
9 159 (16.36%) OO
10 136 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
11 123 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (9.88%) Unit Testing
13 81 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 77 (7.92%) MVC
14 77 (7.92%) OOP
15 59 (6.07%) Mobile Application Development
16 56 (5.76%) E-Commerce
16 56 (5.76%) Web Development
17 51 (5.25%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 626 (64.40%) Apple Swift
2 340 (34.98%) Java
3 236 (24.28%) JavaScript
4 183 (18.83%) C++
5 140 (14.40%) C#
6 105 (10.80%) SQL
7 95 (9.77%) C
7 95 (9.77%) Python
8 69 (7.10%) PHP
9 51 (5.25%) Ruby
10 30 (3.09%) Java 8
10 30 (3.09%) Kotlin
11 21 (2.16%) ES6
12 19 (1.95%) Perl
13 17 (1.75%) TypeScript
14 16 (1.65%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.34%) Scala
16 12 (1.23%) Go
16 12 (1.23%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (11.73%) Degree
2 28 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.13%) SANS
4 9 (0.93%) CCNA
4 9 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (0.93%) CISSP
4 9 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (0.93%) GIAC
4 9 (0.93%) Linux+ Certification
4 9 (0.93%) MCSE
4 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
4 9 (0.93%) SSCP
5 5 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.51%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.21%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.21%) OSCP
7 1 (0.10%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.42%) QA
2 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.41%) PMO
4 2 (0.21%) WCAG
5 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (3.70%) Docker
2 11 (1.13%) vSphere
3 5 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (1.44%) Puppet
2 11 (1.13%) Salt
3 10 (1.03%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.51%) HockeyApp
6 4 (0.41%) Ansible
7 3 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.31%) Mesos
7 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 112 (11.52%) Apple
2 101 (10.39%) Google
3 90 (9.26%) Xamarin
4 64 (6.58%) Atlassian
5 40 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 31 (3.19%) Facebook
7 25 (2.57%) Sony
8 17 (1.75%) Yahoo!
9 14 (1.44%) Mapbox
10 13 (1.34%) Adobe
11 9 (0.93%) Capita
12 8 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.62%) SAP
13 6 (0.62%) Sybase
14 5 (0.51%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.51%) Twitter
15 4 (0.41%) Actuate
15 4 (0.41%) IBM
15 4 (0.41%) Oracle
16 3 (0.31%) Sun