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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 166 165 142
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Ant 15 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.44% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 3.01% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 36
Average salary £55,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.92% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
601 598 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.91% 14.64% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 494 518 508
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 31 July 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 -2 2 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (93.75%) Java
2 47 (73.44%) SQL
3 39 (60.94%) Oracle
3 39 (60.94%) XML
4 37 (57.81%) Eclipse
5 35 (54.69%) OO
6 33 (51.56%) Maven
7 32 (50.00%) Web Services
7 32 (50.00%) EJB
8 28 (43.75%) J2EE
8 28 (43.75%) Spring
8 28 (43.75%) Jenkins
9 27 (42.19%) JUnit
10 25 (39.06%) WebLogic
10 25 (39.06%) SOAP
10 25 (39.06%) UNIX
11 24 (37.50%) Relational Database
12 23 (35.94%) Finance
12 23 (35.94%) Git (software)
13 20 (31.25%) Linux
14 19 (29.69%) Unit Testing
15 18 (28.13%) EJB 3.0
15 18 (28.13%) Windows
16 16 (25.00%) JMS
16 16 (25.00%) NetBeans
16 16 (25.00%) Web Development
17 15 (23.44%) Scrum
18 14 (21.88%) TDD
18 14 (21.88%) JDBC
18 14 (21.88%) HTML

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (39.06%) WebLogic
2 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
3 9 (14.06%) WebSphere
4 8 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (6.25%) GlassFish
6 3 (4.69%) Node.js
7 2 (3.13%) Apache
8 1 (1.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (6.25%) DB2
4 4 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (57.81%) Eclipse
2 33 (51.56%) Maven
3 28 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 27 (42.19%) JUnit
5 23 (35.94%) Git (software)
6 16 (25.00%) NetBeans
7 11 (17.19%) Hudson
8 10 (15.63%) Selenium
9 9 (14.06%) Subversion
9 9 (14.06%) Gerrit
9 9 (14.06%) Mockito
10 7 (10.94%) JMeter
11 4 (6.25%) ERwin
11 4 (6.25%) Toad
11 4 (6.25%) Log4j
11 4 (6.25%) Gradle
11 4 (6.25%) Robotium
11 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
11 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
12 3 (4.69%) Grunt
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Retail
3 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (76.56%) Developer
2 42 (65.63%) Java Developer
3 18 (28.13%) Senior Java Developer
3 18 (28.13%) Senior Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Applications Support Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) Applications Support
5 11 (17.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.13%) Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.56%) Product Specialist
10 1 (1.56%) Java Applications Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) XML
2 32 (50.00%) Web Services
2 32 (50.00%) EJB
3 28 (43.75%) J2EE
3 28 (43.75%) Spring
4 25 (39.06%) SOAP
5 18 (28.13%) EJB 3.0
6 16 (25.00%) JMS
7 14 (21.88%) JDBC
7 14 (21.88%) HTML
8 13 (20.31%) Java EE
9 12 (18.75%) jQuery
9 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
10 9 (14.06%) Apache Wicket
10 9 (14.06%) JAX-WS
10 9 (14.06%) JPA
10 9 (14.06%) JAXB
10 9 (14.06%) WSDL
10 9 (14.06%) XSLT
11 7 (10.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.69%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) UNIX
2 20 (31.25%) Linux
3 18 (28.13%) Windows
4 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 6 (9.38%) Android
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.25%) AIX
7 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) OO
2 19 (29.69%) Unit Testing
3 16 (25.00%) Web Development
4 15 (23.44%) Scrum
5 14 (21.88%) TDD
6 13 (20.31%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 6 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (7.81%) Kanban
11 5 (7.81%) MVC
12 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.25%) RAD
12 4 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (6.25%) Android Development
12 4 (6.25%) iOS Development
12 4 (6.25%) BDD
13 3 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (93.75%) Java
2 47 (73.44%) SQL
3 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.06%) XPath
5 8 (12.50%) Jython
6 4 (6.25%) Python
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby
8 2 (3.13%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) Groovy
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) HND
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Oracle
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) IBM
3 4 (6.25%) Actimize
4 3 (4.69%) Facebook
4 3 (4.69%) JBoss
4 3 (4.69%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
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