The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 34 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ant 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.89% - 2.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% - 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
Ant
Cheshire

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

Development Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
42 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.81% 13.20% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 27
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Ant
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Ant Salary Trend in Chester

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) JDBC
3 5 (71.43%) JSP
3 5 (71.43%) Struts
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) Spring MVC
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) JPA
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (57.14%) J2EE
4 4 (57.14%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Maven
6 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
6 2 (28.57%) Web Development
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Gradle
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Calabash
4 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) JDBC
3 5 (71.43%) JSP
3 5 (71.43%) Struts
3 5 (71.43%) Spring MVC
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) JPA
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft