Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 548 562 491
Rank change year-on-year +14 -71 -102
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 661 785 1,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.86% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 524 633 909
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £28,920
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -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 73,254 90,879 96,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.48% 55.56% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 60,089 75,617 78,941
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 +38 624 £55,000 +4.76% 138
UK excluding London +60 421 £50,000 +5.26% 86
London -12 233 £70,000 +7.69% 58
South East +76 139 £57,500 +36.90% 21
North of England -17 90 £47,500 +5.56% 20
East of England +100 70 £55,000 +4.76% 14
North West +4 50 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Midlands +34 45 £50,000 +17.65% 9
South West -21 43 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Yorkshire +11 40 £50,000 +2.56% 6
Scotland +4 32 £46,500 -11.43% 4
East Midlands +32 29 £50,000 +17.65% 5
West Midlands +34 16 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Wales -4 1 - - 3
Northern Ireland -13 1 £45,000 -14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 482 (72.92%) Apple iOS
2 449 (67.93%) Apple Swift
3 377 (57.03%) iOS Development
4 372 (56.28%) Java
5 282 (42.66%) Android
6 273 (41.30%) Mobile Development
7 257 (38.88%) Agile Software Development
8 222 (33.59%) Mobile App
9 195 (29.50%) JavaScript
10 171 (25.87%) C#
11 147 (22.24%) Git (software)
12 139 (21.03%) Software Engineering
13 131 (19.82%) OO
14 117 (17.70%) Android Development
15 97 (14.67%) .NET
16 96 (14.52%) Xcode
17 90 (13.62%) OOP
18 89 (13.46%) Python
19 87 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
20 83 (12.56%) REST
21 81 (12.25%) User Experience
22 80 (12.10%) C++
23 78 (11.80%) Kotlin
24 76 (11.50%) AngularJS
24 76 (11.50%) RESTful
25 74 (11.20%) Web Services
26 72 (10.89%) HTML
26 72 (10.89%) TDD
27 68 (10.29%) PHP
27 68 (10.29%) JSON

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 32 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 13 (1.97%) CMS
3 7 (1.06%) Confluence
4 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.61%) Apache
6 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.15%) IIS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (1.66%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.36%) Steinberg Cubase
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.53%) AWS
2 47 (7.11%) SaaS
3 42 (6.35%) Azure
4 37 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (4.39%) GCP
5 29 (4.39%) GitHub
6 24 (3.63%) IBM Cloud
7 21 (3.18%) npm
8 11 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.21%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (1.06%) Apigee
10 7 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.91%) Serverless
12 3 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.45%) Firebase
12 3 (0.45%) Google Play
12 3 (0.45%) Route 53
13 2 (0.30%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.12%) Bluetooth
2 12 (1.82%) Internet
3 11 (1.66%) VoIP
4 7 (1.06%) Firewall
4 7 (1.06%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.76%) Broadband
5 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.61%) HTTP
6 4 (0.61%) NFC
6 4 (0.61%) Wireless
7 3 (0.45%) RFID
8 2 (0.30%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.30%) 802.11
8 2 (0.30%) 802.15
8 2 (0.30%) MQTT
8 2 (0.30%) Network Security
8 2 (0.30%) Skype
8 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.69%) MySQL
3 10 (1.51%) Blockchain
3 10 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.36%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (0.91%) SQLite
7 4 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.30%) Big Data
9 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 147 (22.24%) Git (software)
2 96 (14.52%) Xcode
3 53 (8.02%) Jenkins
4 36 (5.45%) JIRA
5 24 (3.63%) Subversion
6 21 (3.18%) Babel
6 21 (3.18%) gulp
6 21 (3.18%) webpack
7 19 (2.87%) Bitbucket
8 16 (2.42%) Calabash
9 15 (2.27%) Android Studio
10 13 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.82%) Maven
12 11 (1.66%) fastlane
12 11 (1.66%) Gradle
13 10 (1.51%) CocoaPods
13 10 (1.51%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.36%) JUnit
15 8 (1.21%) Burp Suite
16 7 (1.06%) Artifactory
General
1 62 (9.38%) Finance
2 46 (6.96%) Games
3 31 (4.69%) Banking
4 17 (2.57%) Retail
5 14 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.51%) Legal
6 10 (1.51%) Publishing
7 8 (1.21%) Marketing
8 6 (0.91%) Law
9 5 (0.76%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.76%) Military
10 3 (0.45%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Automotive
11 2 (0.30%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 498 (75.34%) Developer
2 266 (40.24%) iOS Developer
3 118 (17.85%) Mobile Developer
4 90 (13.62%) Senior Developer
5 78 (11.80%) Software Engineer
6 69 (10.44%) Software Developer
7 64 (9.68%) Objective-C Developer
8 39 (5.90%) Senior iOS Developer
9 36 (5.45%) Android Developer
10 35 (5.30%) Java Developer
11 32 (4.84%) Applications Developer
12 31 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
13 30 (4.54%) Graduate
13 30 (4.54%) Xamarin Developer
14 29 (4.39%) iOS Android Developer
14 29 (4.39%) iOS Software Engineer
15 27 (4.08%) Senior Mobile Developer
16 25 (3.78%) Junior
16 25 (3.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 23 (3.48%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (14.67%) .NET
2 83 (12.56%) REST
3 76 (11.50%) AngularJS
3 76 (11.50%) RESTful
4 74 (11.20%) Web Services
5 72 (10.89%) HTML
6 68 (10.29%) JSON
7 57 (8.62%) iOS SDK
8 56 (8.47%) CSS
9 53 (8.02%) Node.js
10 51 (7.72%) React Native
11 45 (6.81%) Cocoa
12 44 (6.66%) React
13 43 (6.51%) Spring
14 34 (5.14%) HTML5
15 28 (4.24%) Core Data
16 26 (3.93%) XML
17 25 (3.78%) Cocoa Touch
18 22 (3.33%) SOAP
19 21 (3.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 222 (33.59%) Mobile App
2 81 (12.25%) User Experience
3 37 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (4.69%) iPad
5 25 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.33%) Smartphone
7 12 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.36%) Social Network
8 9 (1.36%) Video\Live Streaming
9 8 (1.21%) Animation
9 8 (1.21%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.91%) Cybercrime
11 6 (0.91%) iPhone
11 6 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 482 (72.92%) Apple iOS
2 282 (42.66%) Android
3 53 (8.02%) Linux
4 36 (5.45%) Windows
5 26 (3.93%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.76%) Unix
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.30%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (0.30%) ThreadX
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.15%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (57.03%) iOS Development
2 273 (41.30%) Mobile Development
3 257 (38.88%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (21.03%) Software Engineering
5 131 (19.82%) OO
6 117 (17.70%) Android Development
7 90 (13.62%) OOP
8 87 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (10.89%) TDD
10 57 (8.62%) Scrum
11 54 (8.17%) Computer Science
12 53 (8.02%) Test Automation
13 52 (7.87%) Web Development
14 48 (7.26%) Mobile Application Development
15 46 (6.96%) Fintech
16 36 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (4.99%) Wireframes
18 32 (4.84%) Decision-Making
18 32 (4.84%) SDLC
19 31 (4.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 449 (67.93%) Apple Swift
2 372 (56.28%) Java
3 195 (29.50%) JavaScript
4 171 (25.87%) C#
5 89 (13.46%) Python
6 80 (12.10%) C++
7 78 (11.80%) Kotlin
8 68 (10.29%) PHP
9 66 (9.98%) Ruby
10 37 (5.60%) TypeScript
11 36 (5.45%) C
11 36 (5.45%) SQL
12 34 (5.14%) Bash Shell
13 23 (3.48%) Go
14 11 (1.66%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.36%) Perl
16 8 (1.21%) Java 8
17 7 (1.06%) Dart
17 7 (1.06%) ES6
17 7 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (10.14%) Degree
2 24 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.76%) SANS
5 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.61%) CREST Certified
7 3 (0.45%) CISSP
8 2 (0.30%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.15%) CCSP
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CISM
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.15%) OSCP
9 1 (0.15%) PhD
9 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.24%) QA
2 7 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 47 (7.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.15%) Firmware
2 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (5.14%) Puppet
2 26 (3.93%) Ansible
2 26 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.36%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.45%) Grafana
4 3 (0.45%) Kibana
4 3 (0.45%) logstash
4 3 (0.45%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.30%) Mesos
5 2 (0.30%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.15%) Nessus
6 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 66 (9.98%) Xamarin
2 41 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.30%) Google
3 35 (5.30%) Oracle
4 34 (5.14%) Apple
5 25 (3.78%) IBM
6 16 (2.42%) WorldPay
7 9 (1.36%) OutSystems
8 7 (1.06%) Sencha
9 6 (0.91%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.91%) Dell
10 5 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.76%) UiPath
11 3 (0.45%) SAP
11 3 (0.45%) Twitter
12 2 (0.30%) Facebook
12 2 (0.30%) PubNub
12 2 (0.30%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.15%) Perforce
13 1 (0.15%) Pinterest