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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 168 160 135
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Permanent jobs citing Ant 19 17 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.44% 1.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 3.23% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 47
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £41,000 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
660 526 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.23% 13.63% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 544 457 556
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 28 August 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 3 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (88.24%) Java
2 33 (64.71%) SQL
3 30 (58.82%) Oracle
4 29 (56.86%) XML
5 27 (52.94%) J2EE
6 24 (47.06%) EJB
6 24 (47.06%) Web Services
6 24 (47.06%) Eclipse
7 22 (43.14%) WebLogic
7 22 (43.14%) JUnit
8 21 (41.18%) OO
8 21 (41.18%) UNIX
8 21 (41.18%) Maven
8 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
8 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
8 21 (41.18%) Relational Database
9 18 (35.29%) Finance
9 18 (35.29%) Linux
9 18 (35.29%) SOAP
10 17 (33.33%) Windows
11 15 (29.41%) JMS
11 15 (29.41%) Spring
12 13 (25.49%) Scrum
12 13 (25.49%) Web Development
13 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
13 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
13 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
14 11 (21.57%) JDBC
14 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (21.57%) TDD

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (43.14%) WebLogic
2 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
4 9 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (9.80%) Apache
5 5 (9.80%) GlassFish
6 4 (7.84%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (5.88%) Node.js
8 2 (3.92%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.80%) DB2
3 5 (9.80%) MySQL
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.92%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) Eclipse
2 22 (43.14%) JUnit
3 21 (41.18%) Maven
3 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.76%) Selenium
4 6 (11.76%) NetBeans
4 6 (11.76%) Mockito
4 6 (11.76%) Hudson
4 6 (11.76%) Gerrit
5 4 (7.84%) Log4j
5 4 (7.84%) Subversion
5 4 (7.84%) Toad
5 4 (7.84%) ERwin
5 4 (7.84%) Gradle
5 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
5 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.84%) Robotium
6 3 (5.88%) Grunt
6 3 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 29 (56.86%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Support Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Applications Support
3 11 (21.57%) Applications Support Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Android Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (56.86%) XML
2 27 (52.94%) J2EE
3 24 (47.06%) EJB
3 24 (47.06%) Web Services
4 18 (35.29%) SOAP
5 15 (29.41%) JMS
5 15 (29.41%) Spring
6 11 (21.57%) JDBC
7 10 (19.61%) Java EE
7 10 (19.61%) EJB 3.0
7 10 (19.61%) HTML
8 9 (17.65%) jQuery
9 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
10 6 (11.76%) Apache Wicket
10 6 (11.76%) JAX-WS
10 6 (11.76%) WSDL
10 6 (11.76%) JAXB
10 6 (11.76%) XSLT
11 5 (9.80%) Servlets
11 5 (9.80%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.88%) Social Media
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) UNIX
2 18 (35.29%) Linux
3 17 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.80%) Android
5 4 (7.84%) AIX
6 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) OO
2 13 (25.49%) Scrum
2 13 (25.49%) Web Development
3 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (21.57%) TDD
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.80%) MVC
7 5 (9.80%) Kanban
8 4 (7.84%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (7.84%) RAD
8 4 (7.84%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.84%) Android Development
8 4 (7.84%) iOS Development
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
9 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) Java
2 33 (64.71%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 8 (15.69%) Jython
5 6 (11.76%) XPath
6 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.84%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 3 (5.88%) Ruby
7 3 (5.88%) Groovy
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) HND
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
1 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Actimize
3 4 (7.84%) IBM
3 4 (7.84%) JBoss
4 3 (5.88%) Facebook
4 3 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (3.92%) Percona
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