Period
to 22 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for watchOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited watchOS over the 6 months to 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple watchOS
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1054 1178 1204
Rank change year-on-year +124 +26 +23
Permanent jobs citing watchOS 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.003% 0.024% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
UK median annual salary - £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £24,000 -

watchOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 30,726 37,549 44,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.74% 23.05% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24,480 30,284 35,711
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% -

watchOS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing watchOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for watchOS in the UK

watchOS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing watchOS.

Salary trend for watchOS in the UK

watchOS
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing watchOS within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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 +80 1 - - 1
UK excluding London +69 1 - - 1
North West +43 1 - - 1
North of England +42 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, IT jobs citing watchOS 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 watchOS.

1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) CocoaPods
1 1 (100.00%) RxSwift
1 1 (100.00%) Core Data
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) CarPlay

watchOS
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CocoaPods
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CarPlay
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Core Data
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) ReactiveCocoa
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) RxSwift
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Sprint Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Sprint Retrospective
1 1 (100.00%) Sprint Review
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple