The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank - 103 96
Permanent jobs citing Ant 0 13 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.77% 1.92%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.98% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 31
Average salary - £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
393 261 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.66% 15.36% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 363 225 292
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ant
North West

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Cheshire region.

Ant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Ant
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle