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 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 196 221 157
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -64
Permanent jobs citing Ant 60 33 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.45% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.18% 3.10% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 33 50
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1159 1065 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.13% 14.51% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 915 1008
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the North West 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +42 50 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Merseyside -9 7 £47,250 +5.00%
Cheshire -15 2 £43,750 +9.37% 6
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 89 (95.70%) Java
2 69 (74.19%) Spring
3 61 (65.59%) SQL
4 60 (64.52%) Eclipse
5 56 (60.22%) Oracle
5 56 (60.22%) Maven
6 48 (51.61%) Web Services
6 48 (51.61%) XML
6 48 (51.61%) OO
7 46 (49.46%) HTML
8 45 (48.39%) Jenkins
9 43 (46.24%) UNIX
10 40 (43.01%) Hibernate
11 38 (40.86%) EJB
11 38 (40.86%) JUnit
12 34 (36.56%) Linux
12 34 (36.56%) JPA
13 33 (35.48%) Relational Database
13 33 (35.48%) J2EE
13 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (33.33%) Hudson
15 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
15 30 (32.26%) jQuery
16 29 (31.18%) MVC
16 29 (31.18%) Web Development
16 29 (31.18%) WebLogic
17 28 (30.11%) JavaScript
17 28 (30.11%) Tomcat
17 28 (30.11%) Finance
17 28 (30.11%) Continuous Integration

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (31.18%) WebLogic
2 28 (30.11%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.83%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.45%) Apache
5 3 (3.23%) Node.js
6 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.15%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.08%) Jetty
7 1 (1.08%) Liferay
7 1 (1.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.48%) Relational Database
2 15 (16.13%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.75%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.45%) MySQL
5 3 (3.23%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.23%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) DB2
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 60 (64.52%) Eclipse
2 56 (60.22%) Maven
3 45 (48.39%) Jenkins
4 38 (40.86%) JUnit
5 31 (33.33%) Hudson
6 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
7 24 (25.81%) NetBeans
8 22 (23.66%) Subversion
9 15 (16.13%) Mockito
9 15 (16.13%) Selenium
10 14 (15.05%) Gerrit
11 13 (13.98%) JMeter
12 9 (9.68%) JIRA
13 3 (3.23%) Gradle
13 3 (3.23%) Grunt
13 3 (3.23%) CruiseControl
14 2 (2.15%) Log4j
General
1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 18 (19.35%) Retail
3 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Electronics
4 3 (3.23%) Games
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (84.95%) Developer
2 74 (79.57%) Java Developer
3 28 (30.11%) Senior Developer
4 27 (29.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (16.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (13.98%) Applications Support Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) Support Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) Applications Support
7 8 (8.60%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.08%) Product Specialist
10 1 (1.08%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.08%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.08%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.08%) Java Team Leader
10 1 (1.08%) Junior Java Developer
10 1 (1.08%) Java Programmer
10 1 (1.08%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (74.19%) Spring
2 48 (51.61%) Web Services
2 48 (51.61%) XML
3 46 (49.46%) HTML
4 40 (43.01%) Hibernate
5 38 (40.86%) EJB
6 34 (36.56%) JPA
7 33 (35.48%) J2EE
8 30 (32.26%) jQuery
9 28 (30.11%) EJB 3.0
10 27 (29.03%) JDBC
11 25 (26.88%) Java EE
12 24 (25.81%) SOAP
13 23 (24.73%) JSP
14 22 (23.66%) Spring MVC
15 21 (22.58%) Servlets
16 20 (21.51%) CSS
17 16 (17.20%) JAXB
18 15 (16.13%) XSLT
18 15 (16.13%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Open Source
2 10 (10.75%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.23%) Social Media
4 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.24%) UNIX
2 34 (36.56%) Linux
3 15 (16.13%) Windows
4 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.30%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) OO
2 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.18%) MVC
3 29 (31.18%) Web Development
4 28 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (29.03%) Unit Testing
6 26 (27.96%) Scrum
7 22 (23.66%) TDD
8 15 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (13.98%) Performance Testing
10 11 (11.83%) DSDM
10 11 (11.83%) Migration
11 10 (10.75%) Automated Testing
12 8 (8.60%) Use Case
12 8 (8.60%) User Stories
12 8 (8.60%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (8.60%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (8.60%) TOGAF
13 7 (7.53%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (95.70%) Java
2 61 (65.59%) SQL
3 28 (30.11%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.51%) Shell Script
5 14 (15.05%) XPath
6 9 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.60%) Jython
8 5 (5.38%) PHP
9 3 (3.23%) Ruby
10 2 (2.15%) C
10 2 (2.15%) C++
11 1 (1.08%) Perl
11 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Degree
2 14 (15.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 56 (60.22%) Oracle
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) WSO2
4 3 (3.23%) Facebook
4 3 (3.23%) Apple
5 2 (2.15%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) Zend
6 1 (1.08%) ATG
6 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
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