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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 159 137 179
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +42
Permanent jobs citing Ant 20 51 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 1.28% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.90% 8.19% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £37,500 £35,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
689 623 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.28% 15.69% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 610 528 491
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 10 £39,500 +12.85% 3
Cheadle - 4 £38,750 -
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (96.88%) Java
2 28 (87.50%) XML
3 26 (81.25%) Oracle
4 25 (78.13%) Eclipse
5 24 (75.00%) Web Services
6 23 (71.88%) SQL
6 23 (71.88%) SOAP
7 22 (68.75%) Linux
7 22 (68.75%) OO
7 22 (68.75%) J2EE
8 21 (65.63%) JUnit
9 20 (62.50%) WebLogic
9 20 (62.50%) EJB
9 20 (62.50%) JDBC
10 19 (59.38%) JMS
11 18 (56.25%) UNIX
11 18 (56.25%) Windows
11 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (50.00%) JNDI
12 16 (50.00%) WebSphere
12 16 (50.00%) GlassFish
12 16 (50.00%) OOP
12 16 (50.00%) C++
13 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
14 14 (43.75%) HTML
14 14 (43.75%) jQuery
15 10 (31.25%) Maven
15 10 (31.25%) TDD
16 9 (28.13%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (28.13%) WSDL

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 16 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 9 (28.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.38%) OLTP
5 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Eclipse
2 21 (65.63%) JUnit
3 10 (31.25%) Maven
4 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (12.50%) Mockito
6 4 (12.50%) Gerrit
7 3 (9.38%) JIRA
7 3 (9.38%) Subversion
8 1 (3.13%) JMeter
8 1 (3.13%) NetBeans
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) iGaming
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Law
2 3 (9.38%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 28 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 16 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Junior
5 5 (15.63%) Junior Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) XML
2 24 (75.00%) Web Services
3 23 (71.88%) SOAP
4 22 (68.75%) J2EE
5 20 (62.50%) EJB
5 20 (62.50%) JDBC
6 19 (59.38%) JMS
7 16 (50.00%) JNDI
8 14 (43.75%) jQuery
8 14 (43.75%) HTML
9 9 (28.13%) WSDL
9 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
10 8 (25.00%) Spring
11 6 (18.75%) XSLT
11 6 (18.75%) CSS
12 5 (15.63%) EJB 3.0
13 4 (12.50%) HTML5
13 4 (12.50%) Apache Wicket
13 4 (12.50%) Java EE
13 4 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
1 3 (9.38%) Physics
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Online Games
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) UNIX
2 18 (56.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) OO
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (50.00%) OOP
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 4 (12.50%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) SOA
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Data Privacy
9 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
9 2 (6.25%) OOD
9 2 (6.25%) Logistics
9 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) Java
2 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) C++
4 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) XPath
6 3 (9.38%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (6.25%) XQuery
8 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Capistrano
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Sencha
3 1 (3.13%) Percona
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