The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 127 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ant 1 8 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.052% 0.48% 2.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 3.20% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 39
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Ant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
429 250 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.31% 15.02% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 394 230 261
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Struts

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago