The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank - - 66
Permanent jobs citing Ant 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.65%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
74 73 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.37% 12.21% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 71 71 110
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Ant
North West

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 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) JSP
1 7 (100.00%) Servlets
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Axis
2 6 (85.71%) Spring MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) Apache CXF
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) Hudson
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Java EE
2 6 (85.71%) Spring Security
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) DSDM
3 5 (71.43%) Web Development
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 4 (57.14%) MySQL

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Hudson
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Log4j
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JSP
1 7 (100.00%) Servlets
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Axis
2 6 (85.71%) Spring MVC
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) Apache CXF
2 6 (85.71%) Java EE
2 6 (85.71%) Spring Security
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) JAXB
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) DSDM
3 5 (71.43%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) WSO2
2 1 (14.29%) Zend