Individual iOS developers in China are different from iOS developers in companies. CocoaChina’s survey online shows that 14% individual iOS developers’ monthly salary was over US$10,000 in 2014.
Among all the respondents, male programmer accounted for 93% while female ones only accounted for 7% in China.
Compared to high cost of game development and maintenance, individual developers favored app development in China in 2014.
21% respondents had no salary while 14% developers could have over US$10,000 monthly salary in 2014.
The major source of individual developers’ revenue was from mobile ads, which representing 42.97% in China in 2014.
In terms of years to do individual developing, developers who had experience over 5 years only accounted for 4.52% in China in 2014.
Most individual developers’ apps were fewer than 10, which accounted for 83.43% in China in 2014.