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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 209 222 203
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Ant 21 34 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.52% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 2.80% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 38
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,150
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
1118 1213 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.75% 18.41% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1032 970
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 15 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Cheshire +26 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 37 (88.10%) Java
2 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (59.52%) Maven
3 25 (59.52%) Web Services
4 24 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 21 (50.00%) TDD
6 19 (45.24%) Spring
6 19 (45.24%) Hibernate
6 19 (45.24%) JUnit
7 18 (42.86%) Eclipse
8 16 (38.10%) XML
9 15 (35.71%) HTML
10 14 (33.33%) SOAP
10 14 (33.33%) Scrum
10 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (30.95%) Selenium
11 13 (30.95%) JIRA
11 13 (30.95%) JDBC
12 12 (28.57%) JSP
12 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 12 (28.57%) RESTful
12 12 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
13 11 (26.19%) Build Automation
13 11 (26.19%) BDD
13 11 (26.19%) SQL
14 10 (23.81%) Oracle
14 10 (23.81%) OO
14 10 (23.81%) jQuery

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 9 (21.43%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SSL
2 3 (7.14%) PuTTY
2 3 (7.14%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
1 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Maven
2 24 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 19 (45.24%) JUnit
4 18 (42.86%) Eclipse
5 13 (30.95%) JIRA
5 13 (30.95%) Selenium
6 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
8 9 (21.43%) Mockito
9 7 (16.67%) Jasmine
9 7 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (9.52%) Gradle
10 4 (9.52%) Subversion
11 3 (7.14%) JMeter
11 3 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (7.14%) WATIR
11 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
12 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
12 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
13 1 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) Java Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Technical Leader
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technician
6 4 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Programmer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Programmer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Programmer
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) Web Services
2 19 (45.24%) Hibernate
2 19 (45.24%) Spring
3 16 (38.10%) XML
4 15 (35.71%) HTML
5 14 (33.33%) SOAP
6 13 (30.95%) JDBC
7 12 (28.57%) JSP
7 12 (28.57%) RESTful
8 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 10 (23.81%) jQuery
9 9 (21.43%) JSON
9 9 (21.43%) REST
10 7 (16.67%) JPA
10 7 (16.67%) Spring Integration
10 7 (16.67%) Struts
11 6 (14.29%) CSS
11 6 (14.29%) J2EE
11 6 (14.29%) JMS
11 6 (14.29%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) iPad
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) TDD
3 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (26.19%) BDD
5 11 (26.19%) Build Automation
5 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
6 10 (23.81%) OO
7 9 (21.43%) Coaching
7 9 (21.43%) MVC
7 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 7 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
8 7 (16.67%) OOP
9 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.90%) Web Development
10 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 4 (9.52%) Jython
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Adobe
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.38%) Dell
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Meraki
3 1 (2.38%) Perforce
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
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