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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 117 103 124
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Ant 15 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.77% 1.19% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.95% 6.00% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 10
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £35,450 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
380 350 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.62% 19.90% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 344 303 299
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +10 8 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Warrington +5 7 £45,500 +30.00% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
2 15 (93.75%) jQuery
3 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
4 11 (68.75%) Spring
4 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle
4 11 (68.75%) Web Services
5 10 (62.50%) Eclipse
5 10 (62.50%) JIRA
5 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
6 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
6 9 (56.25%) JUnit
6 9 (56.25%) JSP
6 9 (56.25%) J2EE
7 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (50.00%) CSS
7 8 (50.00%) JDBC
7 8 (50.00%) XML
7 8 (50.00%) SOAP
7 8 (50.00%) Struts
7 8 (50.00%) Ajax
7 8 (50.00%) Spring MVC
7 8 (50.00%) JPA
7 8 (50.00%) REST
8 7 (43.75%) BDD
9 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (37.50%) Jenkins

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 5 (31.25%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Mule
3 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
2 10 (62.50%) Eclipse
2 10 (62.50%) JIRA
3 9 (56.25%) JUnit
4 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
5 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
5 5 (31.25%) NUnit
5 5 (31.25%) Mercurial
5 5 (31.25%) MSTest
6 2 (12.50%) Maven
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium
7 1 (6.25%) Mockito
7 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 1 (6.25%) Gradle
7 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 8 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) jQuery
3 11 (68.75%) Spring
3 11 (68.75%) Web Services
4 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
5 9 (56.25%) J2EE
5 9 (56.25%) JSP
6 8 (50.00%) CSS
6 8 (50.00%) JDBC
6 8 (50.00%) XML
6 8 (50.00%) SOAP
6 8 (50.00%) Struts
6 8 (50.00%) Ajax
6 8 (50.00%) Spring MVC
6 8 (50.00%) JPA
6 8 (50.00%) REST
7 5 (31.25%) Reactive Extensions
7 5 (31.25%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Kanban
4 5 (31.25%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (31.25%) MVVM
4 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) AOP
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
1 5 (31.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 2 (12.50%) BT
2 2 (12.50%) Perforce
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago