The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 156 137 190
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +53
Permanent jobs citing Ant 29 50 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 1.27% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.94% 8.49% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,600 £37,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
736 589 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.74% 14.92% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 640 506 561
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram 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 1 May 2015. 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
Stockport -8 12 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Cheadle - 4 £38,750 -
Salford - 1 £32,500 - 1
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 41 (97.62%) Java
2 33 (78.57%) J2EE
3 30 (71.43%) XML
4 29 (69.05%) Oracle
5 28 (66.67%) Eclipse
6 27 (64.29%) Web Services
7 26 (61.90%) SQL
7 26 (61.90%) SOAP
7 26 (61.90%) Linux
8 25 (59.52%) OO
8 25 (59.52%) JUnit
8 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (57.14%) WebLogic
10 23 (54.76%) JDBC
10 23 (54.76%) JMS
11 22 (52.38%) UNIX
11 22 (52.38%) EJB
12 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
12 20 (47.62%) Windows
13 19 (45.24%) JNDI
13 19 (45.24%) WebSphere
13 19 (45.24%) GlassFish
14 18 (42.86%) OOP
14 18 (42.86%) C++
14 18 (42.86%) HTML
15 16 (38.10%) Maven
16 15 (35.71%) Hibernate
17 13 (30.95%) TDD
17 13 (30.95%) Spring
17 13 (30.95%) Degree

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 24 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 19 (45.24%) WebSphere
2 19 (45.24%) GlassFish
3 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MySQL
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.14%) OLTP
6 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.38%) DB2
7 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 28 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 25 (59.52%) JUnit
3 16 (38.10%) Maven
4 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.52%) Mockito
6 4 (9.52%) Gerrit
7 2 (4.76%) JIRA
7 2 (4.76%) Hudson
7 2 (4.76%) Subversion
8 1 (2.38%) Gradle
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Law
2 3 (7.14%) Games
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 38 (90.48%) Java Developer
3 24 (57.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Junior Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Junior Java Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Junior
5 9 (21.43%) Graduate
5 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Graduate Java Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) J2EE
2 30 (71.43%) XML
3 27 (64.29%) Web Services
4 26 (61.90%) SOAP
5 23 (54.76%) JDBC
5 23 (54.76%) JMS
6 22 (52.38%) EJB
7 19 (45.24%) JNDI
8 18 (42.86%) HTML
9 15 (35.71%) Hibernate
10 13 (30.95%) Spring
10 13 (30.95%) jQuery
11 11 (26.19%) CSS
12 9 (21.43%) WSDL
12 9 (21.43%) Spring MVC
12 9 (21.43%) Apache Flex
12 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
13 6 (14.29%) XSLT
14 4 (9.52%) Apache Wicket
14 4 (9.52%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 3 (7.14%) Physics
1 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.14%) Online Games
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 22 (52.38%) UNIX
3 20 (47.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) OO
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) OOP
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 9 (21.43%) MVC
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) Web Development
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.14%) Data Privacy
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.76%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Logistics
9 2 (4.76%) Dependency Management
9 2 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (4.76%) OOD
9 2 (4.76%) SOA
9 2 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) Java
2 26 (61.90%) SQL
3 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 18 (42.86%) C++
5 9 (21.43%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (14.29%) XPath
7 2 (4.76%) XQuery
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Percona
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