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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 66 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Ant 7 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.05% 0.62% 3.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 4.62% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 9
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
119 65 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.92% 13.51% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 104 60 115
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 7 £47,250 -
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Maven
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
2 12 (92.31%) Java EE
2 12 (92.31%) Apache Axis
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) JSP
2 12 (92.31%) Servlets
3 11 (84.62%) DSDM
3 11 (84.62%) Shell Script
3 11 (84.62%) Migration
3 11 (84.62%) Spring MVC
3 11 (84.62%) Spring Security
3 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (84.62%) JPA
3 11 (84.62%) Apache CXF
3 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
3 11 (84.62%) Open Source
3 11 (84.62%) Hudson
3 11 (84.62%) Web Development
4 8 (61.54%) WSO2
4 8 (61.54%) User Stories
4 8 (61.54%) Use Case

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Liferay
3 1 (7.69%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Maven
2 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 11 (84.62%) Hudson
3 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (7.69%) Log4j
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
2 12 (92.31%) Java EE
2 12 (92.31%) Apache Axis
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) JSP
2 12 (92.31%) Servlets
3 11 (84.62%) Spring MVC
3 11 (84.62%) Spring Security
3 11 (84.62%) JPA
3 11 (84.62%) Apache CXF
4 8 (61.54%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (61.54%) Middleware
4 8 (61.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) DOM
6 1 (7.69%) XSLT
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
2 11 (84.62%) DSDM
2 11 (84.62%) Migration
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) Web Development
3 8 (61.54%) User Stories
3 8 (61.54%) Use Case
3 8 (61.54%) Zachman Framework
3 8 (61.54%) TOGAF
4 7 (53.85%) Project Management
4 7 (53.85%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) Shell Script
3 5 (38.46%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) WSO2
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Zend