The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 232 210 153
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -57
Permanent jobs citing Ant 15 36 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.50% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 3.36% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 83
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1139 1071 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.96% 14.78% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 982 932 985
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ant
England

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 29 July 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 +6 15 £55,000 +54.92% 3
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 70 (94.59%) Java
2 48 (64.86%) SQL
3 44 (59.46%) Oracle
4 42 (56.76%) XML
4 42 (56.76%) Maven
5 39 (52.70%) Eclipse
6 38 (51.35%) Spring
7 37 (50.00%) OO
8 34 (45.95%) Web Services
8 34 (45.95%) Jenkins
9 32 (43.24%) EJB
9 32 (43.24%) UNIX
10 30 (40.54%) J2EE
10 30 (40.54%) JUnit
11 28 (37.84%) Relational Database
12 27 (36.49%) SOAP
13 25 (33.78%) WebLogic
14 23 (31.08%) HTML
14 23 (31.08%) Finance
14 23 (31.08%) Git (software)
15 22 (29.73%) Scrum
15 22 (29.73%) Web Development
15 22 (29.73%) Linux
16 20 (27.03%) Hibernate
16 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (27.03%) Unit Testing
17 19 (25.68%) Java EE
17 19 (25.68%) Shell Script
18 18 (24.32%) Windows
18 18 (24.32%) EJB 3.0

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (33.78%) WebLogic
2 15 (20.27%) Tomcat
3 12 (16.22%) WebSphere
4 8 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.41%) GlassFish
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (5.41%) Apache
6 3 (4.05%) Node.js
7 1 (1.35%) Documentum
7 1 (1.35%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) Relational Database
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.16%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.81%) MySQL
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (5.41%) DB2
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (56.76%) Maven
2 39 (52.70%) Eclipse
3 34 (45.95%) Jenkins
4 30 (40.54%) JUnit
5 23 (31.08%) Git (software)
6 17 (22.97%) Hudson
6 17 (22.97%) NetBeans
7 14 (18.92%) Subversion
8 10 (13.51%) Selenium
9 9 (12.16%) Gerrit
9 9 (12.16%) Mockito
10 8 (10.81%) JMeter
11 6 (8.11%) Log4j
12 4 (5.41%) Toad
12 4 (5.41%) ERwin
12 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
12 4 (5.41%) Robotium
12 4 (5.41%) Gradle
12 4 (5.41%) Cucumber
13 3 (4.05%) Grunt
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Retail
3 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (79.73%) Developer
2 50 (67.57%) Java Developer
3 21 (28.38%) Senior Developer
4 20 (27.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Applications Support Engineer
5 12 (16.22%) Support Engineer
5 12 (16.22%) Applications Support
6 11 (14.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Android Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Architect
11 1 (1.35%) Applications Developer
11 1 (1.35%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.35%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (56.76%) XML
2 38 (51.35%) Spring
3 34 (45.95%) Web Services
4 32 (43.24%) EJB
5 30 (40.54%) J2EE
6 27 (36.49%) SOAP
7 23 (31.08%) HTML
8 20 (27.03%) Hibernate
9 19 (25.68%) Java EE
10 18 (24.32%) EJB 3.0
11 17 (22.97%) JMS
12 15 (20.27%) Servlets
12 15 (20.27%) JDBC
12 15 (20.27%) JPA
12 15 (20.27%) jQuery
13 11 (14.86%) CSS
13 11 (14.86%) JAXB
14 10 (13.51%) JSP
14 10 (13.51%) XSLT
14 10 (13.51%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Digital Media
2 7 (9.46%) Open Source
3 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.05%) Social Media
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) UNIX
2 22 (29.73%) Linux
3 18 (24.32%) Windows
4 6 (8.11%) Android
4 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.41%) AIX
7 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) OO
2 22 (29.73%) Scrum
2 22 (29.73%) Web Development
3 20 (27.03%) Unit Testing
3 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.27%) TDD
4 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (16.22%) MVC
7 8 (10.81%) Performance Testing
8 7 (9.46%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (8.11%) Migration
9 6 (8.11%) DSDM
10 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.76%) Kanban
10 5 (6.76%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.41%) BDD
11 4 (5.41%) RAD
11 4 (5.41%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 70 (94.59%) Java
2 48 (64.86%) SQL
3 19 (25.68%) Shell Script
4 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.16%) XPath
6 8 (10.81%) Jython
7 5 (6.76%) Python
8 4 (5.41%) PHP
8 4 (5.41%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.05%) Ruby
9 3 (4.05%) Perl
10 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.70%) Groovy
11 1 (1.35%) C
11 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 9 (12.16%) HND
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Oracle
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Actimize
3 4 (5.41%) JBoss
3 4 (5.41%) IBM
4 3 (4.05%) Apple
4 3 (4.05%) Facebook
4 3 (4.05%) WSO2
5 1 (1.35%) ATG
5 1 (1.35%) Zend
5 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
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