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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 160 183 162
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing Ant 11 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.25% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 1.38% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 17
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
704 724 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.91% 18.31% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 604 671 504
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 -2 3 £37,500 - 5
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 28 (73.68%) TDD
2 26 (68.42%) Java
3 22 (57.89%) Spring
3 22 (57.89%) Hibernate
4 21 (55.26%) JUnit
4 21 (55.26%) Web Services
4 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (52.63%) Eclipse
5 20 (52.63%) Maven
6 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
6 17 (44.74%) HTML
7 16 (42.11%) SQL
7 16 (42.11%) OO
7 16 (42.11%) Windows
8 15 (39.47%) Oracle
9 14 (36.84%) MySQL
9 14 (36.84%) Linux
9 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
10 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
10 13 (34.21%) CSS
11 12 (31.58%) XML
11 12 (31.58%) Scrum
12 11 (28.95%) SOAP
12 11 (28.95%) JDBC
12 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
13 10 (26.32%) J2EE
13 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
13 10 (26.32%) JMS
13 10 (26.32%) RDBMS
13 10 (26.32%) JNDI

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
3 7 (18.42%) GlassFish
3 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
3 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (7.89%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (15.79%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) MySQL
2 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
3 10 (26.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) JUnit
2 20 (52.63%) Eclipse
2 20 (52.63%) Maven
3 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
4 9 (23.68%) IntelliJ
5 8 (21.05%) Subversion
6 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
6 7 (18.42%) Gradle
7 6 (15.79%) Phing
8 2 (5.26%) JIRA
8 2 (5.26%) Selenium
9 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.63%) Mockito
9 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Web Developer
5 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (15.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (15.79%) HTML CSS Developer
5 6 (15.79%) HTML Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps Specialist
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) Hibernate
1 22 (57.89%) Spring
2 21 (55.26%) Web Services
3 17 (44.74%) HTML
4 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
5 13 (34.21%) CSS
6 12 (31.58%) XML
7 11 (28.95%) JDBC
7 11 (28.95%) SOAP
8 10 (26.32%) J2EE
8 10 (26.32%) JMS
8 10 (26.32%) JNDI
9 9 (23.68%) Apache Wicket
9 9 (23.68%) Java EE
10 8 (21.05%) EJB
11 7 (18.42%) jQuery
11 7 (18.42%) REST
11 7 (18.42%) Struts
12 6 (15.79%) Backbone.js
12 6 (15.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) TDD
2 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) OO
4 12 (31.58%) Scrum
5 9 (23.68%) OOP
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (21.05%) MVC
7 7 (18.42%) SDLC
8 6 (15.79%) DevOps
8 6 (15.79%) SOA
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
9 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.53%) BDD
10 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.89%) Coaching
11 3 (7.89%) Mobile First
11 3 (7.89%) Progressive Enhancement
11 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) C++
5 6 (15.79%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (10.53%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) Adobe
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
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