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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 239 206 153
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -53
Permanent jobs citing Ant 17 33 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.49% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 3.35% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 94
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Ant
England

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
1303 985 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.63% 14.55% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 873 1054
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Manchester -16 13 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Cheshire -23 3 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 40 (93.02%) Java
2 29 (67.44%) XML
3 28 (65.12%) J2EE
4 26 (60.47%) SQL
4 26 (60.47%) Oracle
5 25 (58.14%) JUnit
6 23 (53.49%) Web Services
7 19 (44.19%) Eclipse
8 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
9 17 (39.53%) Relational Database
9 17 (39.53%) Maven
9 17 (39.53%) UNIX
10 16 (37.21%) SOAP
10 16 (37.21%) WebLogic
11 15 (34.88%) EJB
11 15 (34.88%) Linux
11 15 (34.88%) JMS
12 14 (32.56%) OO
12 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
12 14 (32.56%) Spring
13 13 (30.23%) Scrum
13 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
14 12 (27.91%) Finance
14 12 (27.91%) JDBC
14 12 (27.91%) HTML
15 11 (25.58%) Windows
15 11 (25.58%) TDD
16 10 (23.26%) Hibernate
16 10 (23.26%) Shell Script

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (37.21%) WebLogic
2 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
3 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
3 9 (20.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (16.28%) Apache
5 5 (11.63%) GlassFish
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (9.30%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (4.65%) nginx
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.33%) Jetty
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) Relational Database
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
3 7 (16.28%) MySQL
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (11.63%) DB2
5 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.65%) MariaDB
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.33%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) JUnit
2 19 (44.19%) Eclipse
3 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
4 17 (39.53%) Maven
5 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
6 6 (13.95%) Log4j
7 5 (11.63%) Gradle
8 4 (9.30%) Toad
8 4 (9.30%) ERwin
8 4 (9.30%) Gerrit
8 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
8 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
8 4 (9.30%) Robotium
8 4 (9.30%) Mockito
9 3 (6.98%) Subversion
9 3 (6.98%) JIRA
9 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
10 2 (4.65%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (2.33%) Grunt
11 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 25 (58.14%) Java Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Applications Support
6 6 (13.95%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Android Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Architect
9 2 (4.65%) J2EE Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) XML
2 28 (65.12%) J2EE
3 23 (53.49%) Web Services
4 16 (37.21%) SOAP
5 15 (34.88%) EJB
5 15 (34.88%) JMS
6 14 (32.56%) Spring
7 12 (27.91%) JDBC
7 12 (27.91%) HTML
8 10 (23.26%) Hibernate
8 10 (23.26%) jQuery
9 8 (18.60%) Servlets
10 6 (13.95%) Struts
10 6 (13.95%) JSP
10 6 (13.95%) XSLT
10 6 (13.95%) JAXB
10 6 (13.95%) Ajax
10 6 (13.95%) Java EE
11 5 (11.63%) JAX-WS
11 5 (11.63%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) UNIX
2 15 (34.88%) Linux
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
4 5 (11.63%) Android
4 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) AIX
6 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) OO
3 13 (30.23%) Scrum
4 11 (25.58%) TDD
5 10 (23.26%) Web Development
5 10 (23.26%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
7 7 (16.28%) MVC
8 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.63%) BDD
10 4 (9.30%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (9.30%) RAD
10 4 (9.30%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (9.30%) Kanban
10 4 (9.30%) Android Development
10 4 (9.30%) iOS Development
11 3 (6.98%) Web Application Development
12 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) Java
2 26 (60.47%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.63%) Jython
5 5 (11.63%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Objective-C
6 4 (9.30%) XPath
7 3 (6.98%) Groovy
7 3 (6.98%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) XQuery
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) HND
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) JBoss
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
3 4 (9.30%) Actimize
4 2 (4.65%) Percona
5 1 (2.33%) Facebook
5 1 (2.33%) ATG
5 1 (2.33%) Zend
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
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