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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 167 161 140
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Ant 15 29 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.80% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.09% 3.87% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 30
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
716 749 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.67% 20.69% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 606 656 505
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +9 2 £42,500 +2.40% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £28,500 -
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (89.29%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) TDD
3 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (64.29%) Web Services
5 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 14 (50.00%) Maven
7 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
7 12 (42.86%) Spring
8 11 (39.29%) RESTful
8 11 (39.29%) Eclipse
8 11 (39.29%) JUnit
8 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
9 10 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (35.71%) Scrum
9 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (32.14%) Build Automation
10 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (32.14%) CMS
10 9 (32.14%) HTML
10 9 (32.14%) XML
10 9 (32.14%) Coaching
11 8 (28.57%) OO
12 7 (25.00%) Windows
12 7 (25.00%) JDBC
12 7 (25.00%) SOAP
12 7 (25.00%) OOP
12 7 (25.00%) QA
12 7 (25.00%) Front End Development
13 6 (21.43%) JNDI
13 6 (21.43%) JSP

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (32.14%) CMS
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (10.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Apache
5 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Maven
3 11 (39.29%) Eclipse
3 11 (39.29%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) Gradle
5 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.57%) Mockito
6 1 (3.57%) Phing
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Technical Leader
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (10.71%) Consultant
7 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Developer
7 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
9 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
9 1 (3.57%) IT Support
9 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
9 1 (3.57%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Web Services
2 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 12 (42.86%) Spring
3 11 (39.29%) RESTful
4 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) XML
5 7 (25.00%) JDBC
5 7 (25.00%) SOAP
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) JMS
6 6 (21.43%) JNDI
6 6 (21.43%) JSP
7 5 (17.86%) Apache Wicket
7 5 (17.86%) J2EE
8 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 4 (14.29%) Middleware
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
9 3 (10.71%) JSR 170
10 2 (7.14%) Java EE
10 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) TDD
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
4 10 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) Build Automation
5 9 (32.14%) Coaching
5 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (28.57%) OO
7 7 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 7 (25.00%) OOP
8 5 (17.86%) BDD
8 5 (17.86%) Web Development
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (10.71%) Mobile First
10 3 (10.71%) MVC
10 3 (10.71%) Progressive Enhancement
11 1 (3.57%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Jython
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Adobe
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco
2 1 (3.57%) Dell
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Meraki
2 1 (3.57%) Perforce
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
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