The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank - 70 72
Permanent jobs citing Ant 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.63% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.21% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
71 95 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.40% 14.94% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 61 90 101
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Ant
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Merseyside region.

Ant Salary Trend in Merseyside

Ant
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle