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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 169 171 172
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ant 11 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 2.50% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 18
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +54.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
707 599 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.78% 14.95% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 627 493 515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (90.00%) Java
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (60.00%) J2EE
4 23 (57.50%) Eclipse
4 23 (57.50%) Maven
5 22 (55.00%) Oracle
6 20 (50.00%) Web Services
7 19 (47.50%) XML
7 19 (47.50%) SQL
7 19 (47.50%) HTML
7 19 (47.50%) Hibernate
7 19 (47.50%) Spring
8 18 (45.00%) JUnit
8 18 (45.00%) Linux
9 17 (42.50%) OO
10 15 (37.50%) Degree
10 15 (37.50%) SOAP
10 15 (37.50%) WebLogic
10 15 (37.50%) MySQL
10 15 (37.50%) TDD
11 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (35.00%) EJB
11 14 (35.00%) JDBC
11 14 (35.00%) UNIX
12 12 (30.00%) JMS
12 12 (30.00%) Tomcat
12 12 (30.00%) CSS
12 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
13 11 (27.50%) CoffeeScript
13 11 (27.50%) Spring MVC

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 12 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 10 (25.00%) GlassFish
4 4 (10.00%) Apache
5 3 (7.50%) Confluence
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) MySQL
2 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 23 (57.50%) Eclipse
1 23 (57.50%) Maven
2 18 (45.00%) JUnit
3 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.00%) Mockito
6 4 (10.00%) IntelliJ
6 4 (10.00%) Subversion
6 4 (10.00%) Gerrit
7 3 (7.50%) SonarQube
7 3 (7.50%) ClearCase
7 3 (7.50%) JIRA
7 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.00%) Hudson
9 1 (2.50%) Phing
9 1 (2.50%) Gradle
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) iGaming
2 3 (7.50%) Law
2 3 (7.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 35 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 17 (42.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Junior Java Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Junior Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Junior
5 11 (27.50%) Graduate
5 11 (27.50%) Graduate Developer
5 11 (27.50%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
5 11 (27.50%) Graduate Java Developer
6 10 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (25.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) J2EE
2 20 (50.00%) Web Services
3 19 (47.50%) XML
3 19 (47.50%) Spring
3 19 (47.50%) Hibernate
3 19 (47.50%) HTML
4 15 (37.50%) SOAP
5 14 (35.00%) EJB
5 14 (35.00%) JDBC
6 12 (30.00%) CSS
6 12 (30.00%) JMS
6 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (27.50%) Spring MVC
7 11 (27.50%) Apache Flex
8 10 (25.00%) JNDI
9 7 (17.50%) WSDL
10 6 (15.00%) Java EE
10 6 (15.00%) jQuery
11 4 (10.00%) Apache Wicket
11 4 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (7.50%) Physics
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.50%) Online Games
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) UNIX
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) OO
3 15 (37.50%) TDD
4 11 (27.50%) MVC
5 10 (25.00%) OOP
6 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.00%) DevOps
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Data Privacy
9 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.50%) SOA
10 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (27.50%) CoffeeScript
5 10 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (10.00%) XPath
7 3 (7.50%) Python
7 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Perforce
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 13 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Posted: 25 days ago