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

Apple watchOS
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1093 1195 1172
Rank change year-on-year +102 -23 +115
Permanent jobs citing watchOS 5 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.015% 0.027% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 2
UK median annual salary - £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% -17.24%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £47,500 -

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 33,123 40,380 40,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.98% 23.51% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26,319 32,719 34,331
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 21 May 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 +88 5 - -
UK excluding London +76 5 - -
North of England - 5 - -
North West - 5 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Animation
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 5 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 5 (100.00%) CocoaPods
1 5 (100.00%) RxSwift
1 5 (100.00%) Core Data
1 5 (100.00%) ReactiveCocoa
2 4 (80.00%) Sprint Retrospective
2 4 (80.00%) Sprint Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Sprint Review
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum

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 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) CocoaPods
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 5 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 5 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 5 (100.00%) Core Data
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) ReactiveCocoa
1 5 (100.00%) RxSwift
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) CarPlay
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Animation
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Sprint Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Sprint Retrospective
2 4 (80.00%) Sprint Review
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft