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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 178 166 142
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ant 9 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.48% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 3.38% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 35
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £37,000 £54,000
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
689 532 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.52% 14.21% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 588 468 624
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Stockport -1 2 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (91.30%) Java
2 18 (78.26%) XML
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (56.52%) J2EE
5 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) JUnit
5 12 (52.17%) SOAP
5 12 (52.17%) Web Services
6 11 (47.83%) JMS
7 10 (43.48%) Oracle
7 10 (43.48%) Maven
8 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
8 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
9 8 (34.78%) Scrum
9 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
10 7 (30.43%) Java EE
11 6 (26.09%) Android
11 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
11 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
11 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
11 6 (26.09%) Windows
12 5 (21.74%) JDBC
12 5 (21.74%) Servlets
12 5 (21.74%) OO
12 5 (21.74%) Apache
12 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
12 5 (21.74%) EJB
12 5 (21.74%) MySQL
12 5 (21.74%) HTTP

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 5 (21.74%) GlassFish
3 5 (21.74%) Apache
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (17.39%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (13.04%) JBoss
6 2 (8.70%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) MariaDB
4 1 (4.35%) Informix
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) JUnit
2 10 (43.48%) Maven
3 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
4 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
6 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
6 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
6 4 (17.39%) Robotium
6 4 (17.39%) Gradle
6 4 (17.39%) Toad
6 4 (17.39%) ERwin
6 4 (17.39%) Log4j
7 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
8 2 (8.70%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (4.35%) JMeter
9 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
9 1 (4.35%) Subversion
9 1 (4.35%) JIRA
9 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Android Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
7 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) XML
2 13 (56.52%) J2EE
3 12 (52.17%) SOAP
3 12 (52.17%) Web Services
4 11 (47.83%) JMS
5 7 (30.43%) Java EE
6 5 (21.74%) EJB
6 5 (21.74%) JDBC
6 5 (21.74%) Servlets
7 4 (17.39%) JAX-RPC
7 4 (17.39%) XSD
7 4 (17.39%) Spring
7 4 (17.39%) JNDI
7 4 (17.39%) iOS SDK
7 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
9 2 (8.70%) Spring Web Flow
9 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
9 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Android
1 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) AIX
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) RAD
5 4 (17.39%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (17.39%) Android Development
5 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) RUP
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
4 3 (13.04%) Groovy
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Capistrano
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) Actimize
3 2 (8.70%) Percona
4 1 (4.35%) Sencha
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
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