Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Objective-C
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 469 385 380
Rank change year-on-year -84 -5 -18
Permanent jobs citing Objective-C 1055 1513 1836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.49% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1308 1567
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -4.49% +11.25%

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 96810 101233 112248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.34% 52.76% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 79401 87311 95861
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +2.56%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -71 984 £47,500 -12.04% 136
UK excluding London -47 585 £40,000 -5.88% 63
London -107 456 £60,000 -7.69% 86
South East +56 134 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Midlands +41 114 £34,000 -15.00% 5
North of England -48 114 £40,500 +1.25% 25
East of England -6 98 £40,000 -8.57% 3
West Midlands +65 95 £34,000 -15.00% 3
North West -43 73 £45,000 +5.88% 17
South West -38 69 £52,500 +16.67% 11
Yorkshire +28 39 £37,500 -3.23% 7
Scotland -26 38 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands +7 19 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Wales +1 10 £42,500 - 2
Northern Ireland -24 9 £40,000 +5.26% 4
North East +2 2 £36,250 +15.08% 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 842 (79.81%) Apple iOS
2 617 (58.48%) iOS Development
3 611 (57.91%) Apple Swift
4 575 (54.50%) Android
5 515 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
6 508 (48.15%) Java
7 437 (41.42%) Mobile App
8 315 (29.86%) Xcode
9 312 (29.57%) JavaScript
10 308 (29.19%) Android Development
11 296 (28.06%) Git (software)
12 281 (26.64%) TDD
13 268 (25.40%) Mobile Development
14 231 (21.90%) HTML
15 223 (21.14%) Software Engineering
16 221 (20.95%) Degree
17 212 (20.09%) C#
18 206 (19.53%) C++
18 206 (19.53%) iOS SDK
19 203 (19.24%) User Experience
20 195 (18.48%) CSS
21 193 (18.29%) OO
22 184 (17.44%) REST
23 175 (16.59%) Scrum
24 170 (16.11%) JSON
25 167 (15.83%) XML
26 161 (15.26%) Cocoa
27 156 (14.79%) Computer Science
28 155 (14.69%) SQL
29 149 (14.12%) C

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 20 (1.90%) Confluence
2 19 (1.80%) IIS
3 17 (1.61%) Apache
4 13 (1.23%) CMS
5 12 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.95%) WordPress
7 7 (0.66%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.38%) nginx
10 3 (0.28%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.28%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.19%) JBoss
12 1 (0.095%) CoreMedia CMS
12 1 (0.095%) Liferay
12 1 (0.095%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.38%) InVision
4 2 (0.19%) InDesign
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.095%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.095%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.095%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.095%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (5.12%) GitHub
4 45 (4.27%) Google Play
5 25 (2.37%) SaaS
6 17 (1.61%) iTunes
7 14 (1.33%) TestFlight
8 12 (1.14%) PaaS
9 11 (1.04%) IaaS
9 11 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (0.95%) Serverless
11 8 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
12 6 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.47%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.28%) npm
14 3 (0.28%) Sage Pay
15 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.32%) HTTP
2 26 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.14%) iBeacon
3 12 (1.14%) Internet
4 11 (1.04%) ATM
5 10 (0.95%) Skype
6 9 (0.85%) SSH
6 9 (0.85%) VoIP
6 9 (0.85%) Wireless
7 8 (0.76%) Firewall
8 5 (0.47%) HbbTV
8 5 (0.47%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.47%) SSL
9 4 (0.38%) FCoE
9 4 (0.38%) LDAP
9 4 (0.38%) SMS
9 4 (0.38%) SNMP
10 3 (0.28%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.28%) Network Security
11 2 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (7.87%) MySQL
2 81 (7.68%) SQL Server
3 49 (4.64%) MongoDB
4 41 (3.89%) NoSQL
5 23 (2.18%) Big Data
5 23 (2.18%) SQLite
6 22 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 22 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (1.42%) CouchDB
7 15 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.85%) Blockchain
11 9 (0.85%) DocumentDB
11 9 (0.85%) Neo4j
11 9 (0.85%) Redis
12 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 315 (29.86%) Xcode
2 296 (28.06%) Git (software)
3 100 (9.48%) Android Studio
4 90 (8.53%) JIRA
5 65 (6.16%) Subversion
6 57 (5.40%) Jenkins
7 27 (2.56%) Gradle
7 27 (2.56%) Visual Studio
8 26 (2.46%) Eclipse
9 25 (2.37%) CocoaPods
10 22 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (2.09%) Selenium
11 20 (1.90%) Maven
12 19 (1.80%) Bitbucket
13 17 (1.61%) Cucumber
13 17 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (1.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 13 (1.23%) Appium
15 13 (1.23%) Calabash
16 11 (1.04%) Mercurial
General
1 108 (10.24%) Finance
2 54 (5.12%) Banking
3 49 (4.64%) Games
4 47 (4.45%) Electronics
5 43 (4.08%) Retail
6 32 (3.03%) Publishing
7 29 (2.75%) Marketing
8 26 (2.46%) Advertising
8 26 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.33%) Automotive
10 14 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.85%) Music Industry
13 6 (0.57%) Legal
14 5 (0.47%) Military
15 4 (0.38%) Back Office
16 2 (0.19%) Law
17 1 (0.095%) Dutch Language
17 1 (0.095%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 871 (82.56%) Developer
2 497 (47.11%) iOS Developer
3 189 (17.91%) Android Developer
4 155 (14.69%) Mobile Developer
5 143 (13.55%) Applications Developer
6 110 (10.43%) Objective-C Developer
7 105 (9.95%) iOS Android Developer
8 102 (9.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 102 (9.67%) Senior Developer
9 94 (8.91%) Software Developer
10 71 (6.73%) Java Developer
10 71 (6.73%) Software Engineer
11 48 (4.55%) Programmer
12 40 (3.79%) Senior iOS Developer
13 39 (3.70%) Junior
14 38 (3.60%) Lead Developer
15 37 (3.51%) C# Developer
16 35 (3.32%) Junior Developer
16 35 (3.32%) Objective-C Engineer
17 32 (3.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (21.90%) HTML
2 206 (19.53%) iOS SDK
3 195 (18.48%) CSS
4 184 (17.44%) REST
5 170 (16.11%) JSON
6 167 (15.83%) XML
7 161 (15.26%) Cocoa
8 146 (13.84%) RESTful
8 146 (13.84%) Web Services
9 126 (11.94%) .NET
9 126 (11.94%) Android SDK
10 116 (11.00%) HTML5
11 111 (10.52%) AngularJS
12 104 (9.86%) jQuery
13 96 (9.10%) ASP.NET
14 91 (8.63%) SOAP
15 80 (7.58%) Cocoa Touch
16 77 (7.30%) React Native
17 59 (5.59%) Node.js
17 59 (5.59%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 437 (41.42%) Mobile App
2 203 (19.24%) User Experience
3 156 (14.79%) Computer Science
4 81 (7.68%) Data Structures
5 62 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 60 (5.69%) Fintech
7 57 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
8 48 (4.55%) iPhone
9 46 (4.36%) iPad
10 39 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
11 27 (2.56%) Smartphone
12 22 (2.09%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.71%) Streaming Video
14 16 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
14 16 (1.52%) mHealth
14 16 (1.52%) Social Media
15 15 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.33%) Digital Currency
16 14 (1.33%) Virtual Team
16 14 (1.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 842 (79.81%) Apple iOS
2 575 (54.50%) Android
3 141 (13.36%) Windows
4 111 (10.52%) Linux
5 42 (3.98%) Mac OS
6 37 (3.51%) Unix
7 25 (2.37%) Mac OS X
8 16 (1.52%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.85%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.095%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.095%) webOS
12 1 (0.095%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (58.48%) iOS Development
2 515 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (29.19%) Android Development
4 281 (26.64%) TDD
5 268 (25.40%) Mobile Development
6 223 (21.14%) Software Engineering
7 193 (18.29%) OO
8 175 (16.59%) Scrum
9 143 (13.55%) Unit Testing
10 135 (12.80%) MVC
11 130 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (11.47%) Mobile Application Development
13 106 (10.05%) OOP
14 103 (9.76%) Test Automation
15 96 (9.10%) BDD
16 64 (6.07%) Mentoring
17 57 (5.40%) E-Commerce
18 51 (4.83%) SOLID
18 51 (4.83%) Web Development
19 50 (4.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 611 (57.91%) Apple Swift
2 508 (48.15%) Java
3 312 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 212 (20.09%) C#
5 206 (19.53%) C++
6 155 (14.69%) SQL
7 149 (14.12%) C
8 97 (9.19%) Python
9 87 (8.25%) PHP
10 38 (3.60%) Ruby
11 22 (2.09%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.99%) Clojure
13 19 (1.80%) Scala
14 14 (1.33%) ActionScript
14 14 (1.33%) ES6
14 14 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.14%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.85%) Embedded C++
16 9 (0.85%) GraphQL
17 8 (0.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 221 (20.95%) Degree
2 101 (9.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (2.46%) MCP
5 13 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.04%) CISSP
7 8 (0.76%) GIAC
8 7 (0.66%) CCNA
8 7 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.66%) Linux+ Certification
8 7 (0.66%) MCSE
8 7 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (0.66%) SANS
8 7 (0.66%) SSCP
9 6 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (0.57%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.57%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (0.47%) CISM
11 4 (0.38%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.095%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.74%) QA
2 5 (0.47%) COBIT
3 3 (0.28%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (2.27%) Docker
2 4 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.38%) NFS
2 4 (0.38%) Samba
2 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.38%) VMware NSX
3 3 (0.28%) Firmware
4 2 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (1.14%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.76%) HockeyApp
3 6 (0.57%) Puppet
4 4 (0.38%) Ansible
4 4 (0.38%) Nagios
4 4 (0.38%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.19%) Salt
6 1 (0.095%) Nmap
Vendors
1 135 (12.80%) Apple
2 87 (8.25%) Google
3 70 (6.64%) Xamarin
4 60 (5.69%) Microsoft
5 21 (1.99%) Atlassian
6 20 (1.90%) SAP
7 15 (1.42%) Appcelerator
8 12 (1.14%) Facebook
8 12 (1.14%) Oracle
9 8 (0.76%) Adobe
9 8 (0.76%) AppDynamics
9 8 (0.76%) New Relic
10 7 (0.66%) IBM
11 5 (0.47%) Greenplum
11 5 (0.47%) VMware
12 4 (0.38%) EMC
12 4 (0.38%) NetApp
12 4 (0.38%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.38%) Sony
12 4 (0.38%) Yahoo!