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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 61 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ant 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.37% - 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.00% - 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
100 45 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.73% 9.39% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 84 43 90
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
Southport - 2 - -
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 5 (55.56%) JMeter
4 5 (55.56%) Validation
4 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Management
4 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 5 (55.56%) JIRA
4 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 5 (55.56%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
4 5 (55.56%) PuTTY
4 5 (55.56%) WinSCP
4 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
4 5 (55.56%) WATIR
4 5 (55.56%) TortoiseSVN
4 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Maven
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) SQL

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) PuTTY
1 5 (55.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) JMeter
2 5 (55.56%) TortoiseSVN
2 5 (55.56%) WATIR
2 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 4 (44.44%) Maven
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Log4j
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Build and Release Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Build Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Release and Configuration Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Release Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Software Configuration Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) HornetQ
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) J2SE
3 1 (11.11%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
1 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Management
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) LINC
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Unisys
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat