The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 139 185 159
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -26
Permanent jobs citing Ant 51 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 0.24% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.56% 1.65% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 19
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
596 605 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.92% 14.71% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 508 540 492
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Ant
North West

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Ant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Ant Salary Trend in Manchester

Ant
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Stockport +13 29 £35,000 - 2
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 62 (93.94%) Java
2 54 (81.82%) SQL
3 48 (72.73%) Eclipse
3 48 (72.73%) OO
4 45 (68.18%) Oracle
5 40 (60.61%) Spring
6 39 (59.09%) XML
7 38 (57.58%) EJB
7 38 (57.58%) Maven
8 36 (54.55%) Web Services
9 34 (51.52%) Jenkins
10 30 (45.45%) WebLogic
10 30 (45.45%) Finance
11 29 (43.94%) Linux
12 28 (42.42%) UNIX
12 28 (42.42%) Relational Database
12 28 (42.42%) EJB 3.0
13 27 (40.91%) Unit Testing
14 25 (37.88%) JUnit
15 24 (36.36%) SOAP
15 24 (36.36%) NetBeans
16 22 (33.33%) J2EE
16 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
17 21 (31.82%) HTML
18 18 (27.27%) Hudson
18 18 (27.27%) Degree
19 17 (25.76%) Web Development
19 17 (25.76%) jQuery
19 17 (25.76%) JDBC
19 17 (25.76%) Hibernate

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 30 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.55%) Node.js
3 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.03%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.52%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) Relational Database
2 14 (21.21%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.12%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.03%) DB2
4 2 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (72.73%) Eclipse
2 38 (57.58%) Maven
3 34 (51.52%) Jenkins
4 25 (37.88%) JUnit
5 24 (36.36%) NetBeans
6 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 18 (27.27%) Hudson
8 15 (22.73%) Selenium
9 14 (21.21%) Subversion
9 14 (21.21%) Gerrit
9 14 (21.21%) Mockito
10 12 (18.18%) JMeter
11 3 (4.55%) Grunt
General
1 30 (45.45%) Finance
2 15 (22.73%) Retail
3 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (77.27%) Developer
2 48 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 24 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 24 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (21.21%) Applications Support Engineer
4 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
4 14 (21.21%) Applications Support
5 8 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Product Specialist
7 1 (1.52%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.52%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (60.61%) Spring
2 39 (59.09%) XML
3 38 (57.58%) EJB
4 36 (54.55%) Web Services
5 28 (42.42%) EJB 3.0
6 24 (36.36%) SOAP
7 22 (33.33%) J2EE
8 21 (31.82%) HTML
9 17 (25.76%) jQuery
9 17 (25.76%) JDBC
9 17 (25.76%) Hibernate
10 14 (21.21%) Apache Wicket
10 14 (21.21%) JAX-WS
10 14 (21.21%) JPA
10 14 (21.21%) XSLT
10 14 (21.21%) WSDL
10 14 (21.21%) JAXB
11 13 (19.70%) Java EE
12 12 (18.18%) JSF
13 10 (15.15%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.55%) Social Media
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Linux
2 28 (42.42%) UNIX
3 16 (24.24%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) OO
2 27 (40.91%) Unit Testing
3 17 (25.76%) Web Development
4 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (21.21%) TDD
5 14 (21.21%) Scrum
6 13 (19.70%) Performance Testing
7 8 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.55%) MVC
9 3 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.55%) Web Design
9 3 (4.55%) SEO
10 2 (3.03%) OOP
11 1 (1.52%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (93.94%) Java
2 54 (81.82%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) XPath
4 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 8 (12.12%) Jython
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
2 14 (21.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Oracle
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Facebook
3 3 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
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