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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 64 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ant 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% - 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% - 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
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
81 50 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.50% 7.89% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79 46 97
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) JAXB
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Log4j
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Jetty
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Log4j
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) JAXB
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Zend