The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
England / North West
Rank 219 210 224
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ant 33 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.56% 2.16% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 21
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1287 1064 1234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.54% 19.28% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 935 1136
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Ant Salary Trend in the North West

Ant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Ant Salary Histogram in the North West

Ant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 20 £47,500 +5.55%
Merseyside -8 6 £43,750 -
Cheshire +7 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Ant.

1 59 (89.39%) Java
2 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (59.09%) Spring
4 34 (51.52%) Maven
4 34 (51.52%) Hibernate
4 34 (51.52%) Windows
5 33 (50.00%) SOAP
5 33 (50.00%) TDD
6 30 (45.45%) Web Services
7 29 (43.94%) JUnit
7 29 (43.94%) Eclipse
8 28 (42.42%) Git (software)
9 27 (40.91%) Gradle
9 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
10 23 (34.85%) Scrum
10 23 (34.85%) SQL
10 23 (34.85%) OO
11 22 (33.33%) BDD
12 20 (30.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (30.30%) OOP
12 20 (30.30%) JMS
13 19 (28.79%) XML
13 19 (28.79%) MVC
13 19 (28.79%) Subversion
13 19 (28.79%) iPad
14 18 (27.27%) MongoDB
14 18 (27.27%) Mentoring
14 18 (27.27%) Tomcat
15 17 (25.76%) JDBC
15 17 (25.76%) JavaScript

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.09%) JBoss
3 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.03%) Confluence
4 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) IaaS
2 3 (4.55%) PaaS
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) PuTTY
2 2 (3.03%) WinSCP
3 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 13 (19.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.55%) GIS
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) DB2
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (51.52%) Maven
2 29 (43.94%) Eclipse
2 29 (43.94%) JUnit
3 28 (42.42%) Git (software)
4 27 (40.91%) Gradle
4 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
5 20 (30.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (28.79%) Subversion
7 10 (15.15%) IntelliJ
8 6 (9.09%) ClearCase
8 6 (9.09%) JIRA
8 6 (9.09%) Mockito
8 6 (9.09%) Selenium
8 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (7.58%) CruiseControl
9 5 (7.58%) Mercurial
9 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
10 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (4.55%) EasyMock
12 2 (3.03%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Advertising
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 40 (60.61%) Java Developer
3 29 (43.94%) Senior Developer
4 28 (42.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Build Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Release Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Agile Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (59.09%) Spring
2 34 (51.52%) Hibernate
3 33 (50.00%) SOAP
4 30 (45.45%) Web Services
5 20 (30.30%) JMS
6 19 (28.79%) XML
7 17 (25.76%) JDBC
7 17 (25.76%) JNDI
8 16 (24.24%) RESTful
9 15 (22.73%) Spring MVC
10 13 (19.70%) JPA
11 12 (18.18%) J2EE
12 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 9 (13.64%) Java EE
14 6 (9.09%) CSS
14 6 (9.09%) REST
15 5 (7.58%) .NET
15 5 (7.58%) HTML
15 5 (7.58%) jQuery
16 2 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) iPad
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Contactless
4 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Unix
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.55%) Android
5 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.00%) TDD
3 23 (34.85%) OO
3 23 (34.85%) Scrum
4 22 (33.33%) BDD
5 20 (30.30%) OOP
6 19 (28.79%) MVC
7 18 (27.27%) Mentoring
8 12 (18.18%) DevOps
9 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.09%) SDLC
10 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.55%) Cryptography
12 3 (4.55%) Microservices
12 3 (4.55%) Service Management
13 2 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (89.39%) Java
2 23 (34.85%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 9 (13.64%) Python
5 8 (12.12%) Perl
6 7 (10.61%) Groovy
7 4 (6.06%) Ruby
8 3 (4.55%) C
8 3 (4.55%) C++
8 3 (4.55%) PHP
9 2 (3.03%) C#
9 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) Jython
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (10.61%) Puppet
2 4 (6.06%) Ansible
2 4 (6.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) AppDynamics
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO