Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 553 483 385
Rank change year-on-year -70 -98 +3
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 785 1,040 1,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 1.08% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 633 909 1,304
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,920 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -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 90,879 96,289 100,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.56% 55.27% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 75,617 78,934 86,898
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 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 21 October 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 -64 719 £52,500 +10.53% 164
UK excluding London -75 414 £47,500 +18.75% 89
London -35 359 £65,000 +8.33% 84
North of England +59 124 £45,000 +8.43% 29
North West +28 88 £45,000 - 22
South East -33 85 £42,000 +5.00% 17
South West +15 81 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Scotland +12 42 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Midlands -44 37 £42,500 +24.09% 12
Yorkshire +26 33 £48,750 +30.00% 5
East of England -35 32 £52,500 +31.25% 16
East Midlands +8 28 £42,500 +18.88% 7
Wales +3 11 £21,500 -49.41%
West Midlands -53 9 £35,000 +2.94% 5
North East -8 3 £37,500 +3.45% 2
Northern Ireland +5 2 £52,500 +31.25% 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 627 (79.87%) Apple iOS
2 513 (65.35%) Apple Swift
3 440 (56.05%) iOS Development
4 419 (53.38%) Java
5 408 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
6 398 (50.70%) Android
7 239 (30.45%) JavaScript
7 239 (30.45%) Mobile Development
8 227 (28.92%) Git (software)
9 218 (27.77%) C#
10 189 (24.08%) Mobile App
11 187 (23.82%) C++
12 176 (22.42%) Software Engineering
13 165 (21.02%) Xcode
14 161 (20.51%) Python
15 159 (20.25%) Android Development
16 148 (18.85%) User Experience
17 143 (18.22%) Test Automation
18 139 (17.71%) TDD
19 136 (17.32%) Apple
20 130 (16.56%) Linux
21 128 (16.31%) .NET
22 122 (15.54%) Scrum
23 120 (15.29%) HTML
24 114 (14.52%) C
25 109 (13.89%) SQL
26 104 (13.25%) Windows
26 104 (13.25%) Finance
26 104 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
27 103 (13.12%) REST

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 43 (5.48%) Apache Pig
2 19 (2.42%) Ethereum
3 18 (2.29%) Apache
4 16 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.66%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.66%) GlassFish
5 13 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.40%) CMS
6 11 (1.40%) Confluence
7 9 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (1.15%) Liferay
8 6 (0.76%) Drupal
9 5 (0.64%) Alfresco
9 5 (0.64%) Documentum
9 5 (0.64%) FileNet
9 5 (0.64%) LiveCycle
9 5 (0.64%) LiveLink
9 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.89%) GIMP
3 6 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 77 (9.81%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (6.62%) GitHub
4 33 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (3.31%) iTunes
6 22 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (2.68%) Amazon S3
8 18 (2.29%) Firebase
9 14 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (1.53%) TestFlight
11 10 (1.27%) npm
12 7 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.76%) Google Play
14 5 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.51%) PaaS
15 4 (0.51%) SaaS
16 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
17 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
17 2 (0.25%) Heroku
17 2 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 85 (10.83%) HTTP
2 71 (9.04%) SSL
3 44 (5.61%) TCP/IP
4 43 (5.48%) Firewall
5 27 (3.44%) Bluetooth
6 22 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (2.04%) HTTPS
8 10 (1.27%) Wireless
9 5 (0.64%) 3GPP
9 5 (0.64%) 802.11
9 5 (0.64%) 802.15
9 5 (0.64%) CDMA
9 5 (0.64%) H.323
9 5 (0.64%) Internet
9 5 (0.64%) LTE
9 5 (0.64%) MQTT
9 5 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (0.64%) UMTS
9 5 (0.64%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.51%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (11.59%) MySQL
2 78 (9.94%) Big Data
3 62 (7.90%) SQL Server
4 58 (7.39%) Hadoop
5 43 (5.48%) Apache Hive
6 40 (5.10%) NoSQL
7 34 (4.33%) Relational Database
8 29 (3.69%) Blockchain
9 26 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (2.93%) MongoDB
11 21 (2.68%) Redis
12 14 (1.78%) SQLite
13 9 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.02%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 2 (0.25%) DB2
17 2 (0.25%) GIS
17 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 227 (28.92%) Git (software)
2 165 (21.02%) Xcode
3 99 (12.61%) JIRA
4 62 (7.90%) Bitbucket
5 60 (7.64%) Jenkins
6 53 (6.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 50 (6.37%) Selenium
8 49 (6.24%) git-flow
9 48 (6.11%) CocoaPods
10 44 (5.61%) CodeSonar
10 44 (5.61%) Robot Framework
11 32 (4.08%) Subversion
12 26 (3.31%) Android Studio
13 23 (2.93%) Visual Studio
14 20 (2.55%) Gradle
15 19 (2.42%) Appium
15 19 (2.42%) Mocha
16 18 (2.29%) TeamCity
17 17 (2.17%) fastlane
17 17 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 104 (13.25%) Finance
2 67 (8.54%) Games
3 60 (7.64%) Banking
4 28 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.44%) Publishing
5 27 (3.44%) Retail
6 20 (2.55%) Marketing
7 12 (1.53%) Advertising
7 12 (1.53%) Electronics
7 12 (1.53%) Law
8 9 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.02%) Automotive
10 7 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.25%) Legal
14 1 (0.13%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.13%) Danish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 559 (71.21%) Developer
2 328 (41.78%) iOS Developer
3 143 (18.22%) Senior Developer
4 122 (15.54%) Software Engineer
5 111 (14.14%) Mobile Developer
6 78 (9.94%) Senior iOS Developer
7 63 (8.03%) Android Developer
8 59 (7.52%) Software Developer
9 58 (7.39%) Applications Developer
9 58 (7.39%) Objective-C Developer
10 56 (7.13%) C# Developer
11 54 (6.88%) iOS Android Developer
12 45 (5.73%) C++ Software Engineer
12 45 (5.73%) Lead Developer
13 44 (5.61%) Java Engineer
13 44 (5.61%) Java Software Engineer
14 40 (5.10%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 37 (4.71%) React Developer
16 34 (4.33%) C# Software Engineer
17 28 (3.57%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (16.31%) .NET
2 120 (15.29%) HTML
3 103 (13.12%) REST
4 98 (12.48%) RESTful
5 96 (12.23%) CSS
5 96 (12.23%) Node.js
6 90 (11.46%) JSON
7 87 (11.08%) Web Services
8 83 (10.57%) ASP.NET
9 77 (9.81%) React Native
10 73 (9.30%) AngularJS
11 71 (9.04%) SOAP
12 63 (8.03%) XML
13 62 (7.90%) Cocoa
14 60 (7.64%) React
15 57 (7.26%) iOS SDK
16 55 (7.01%) Django
16 55 (7.01%) Java EE
17 54 (6.88%) .NET Framework
18 51 (6.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 189 (24.08%) Mobile App
2 148 (18.85%) User Experience
3 68 (8.66%) Computer Science
4 56 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
5 47 (5.99%) Fintech
6 42 (5.35%) Animation
7 31 (3.95%) iPhone
8 28 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (2.68%) Mobile Games
11 21 (2.68%) Smartphone
12 20 (2.55%) Bitcoin
12 20 (2.55%) Social Media
13 15 (1.91%) iPad
14 13 (1.66%) Algorithms
15 12 (1.53%) Chromecast
15 12 (1.53%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.53%) Online Banking
16 11 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 627 (79.87%) Apple iOS
2 398 (50.70%) Android
3 130 (16.56%) Linux
4 104 (13.25%) Windows
5 59 (7.52%) Mac OS X
6 28 (3.57%) Unix
7 19 (2.42%) VMS
8 16 (2.04%) Windows Phone
9 11 (1.40%) watchOS
10 8 (1.02%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.64%) FreeRTOS
11 5 (0.64%) ThreadX
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (56.05%) iOS Development
2 408 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (30.45%) Mobile Development
4 176 (22.42%) Software Engineering
5 159 (20.25%) Android Development
6 143 (18.22%) Test Automation
7 139 (17.71%) TDD
8 122 (15.54%) Scrum
9 104 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (11.97%) OO
11 92 (11.72%) BDD
12 81 (10.32%) Mentoring
13 77 (9.81%) Multithreading
14 75 (9.55%) MVC
15 74 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
16 71 (9.04%) API Design
17 66 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
18 65 (8.28%) Reverse Engineering
19 64 (8.15%) User Stories
20 59 (7.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 513 (65.35%) Apple Swift
2 419 (53.38%) Java
3 239 (30.45%) JavaScript
4 218 (27.77%) C#
5 187 (23.82%) C++
6 161 (20.51%) Python
7 114 (14.52%) C
8 109 (13.89%) SQL
9 93 (11.85%) PHP
10 76 (9.68%) Ruby
11 65 (8.28%) Kotlin
12 49 (6.24%) Bash Shell
12 49 (6.24%) Scala
13 44 (5.61%) PowerShell
14 40 (5.10%) TypeScript
15 34 (4.33%) ES6
15 34 (4.33%) Go
16 33 (4.20%) Perl
17 26 (3.31%) Elixir
17 26 (3.31%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 80 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 75 (9.55%) DV Cleared
3 71 (9.04%) Degree
4 54 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (6.24%) SANS
6 48 (6.11%) CCNA
6 48 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (6.11%) CISSP
6 48 (6.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 48 (6.11%) GIAC
6 48 (6.11%) Linux+ Certification
6 48 (6.11%) MCSE
6 48 (6.11%) Network+ Certification
6 48 (6.11%) SSCP
7 34 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.38%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.25%) PhD
11 1 (0.13%) MBA
11 1 (0.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.99%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) PMO
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 92 (11.72%) Docker
2 44 (5.61%) vSphere
3 21 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (6.37%) Puppet
2 44 (5.61%) Salt
3 23 (2.93%) Kubernetes
4 21 (2.68%) Docker Swarm
5 19 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.76%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) Mesos
7 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 136 (17.32%) Apple
2 87 (11.08%) Microsoft
3 60 (7.64%) Xamarin
4 57 (7.26%) Google
5 24 (3.06%) Atlassian
6 23 (2.93%) Adobe
7 15 (1.91%) Cisco
8 13 (1.66%) IBM
9 10 (1.27%) SAP
10 9 (1.15%) WorldPay
11 7 (0.89%) VMware
12 5 (0.64%) BT
12 5 (0.64%) FatWire
12 5 (0.64%) Interwoven
12 5 (0.64%) OpenText
12 5 (0.64%) Sencha
12 5 (0.64%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.64%) Vignette
12 5 (0.64%) Xerox
13 4 (0.51%) hybris