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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 213 239 214
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Permanent jobs citing Ant 18 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.27% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.58% 1.53% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 27
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £36,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1142 1244 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.51% 17.70% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1142 874
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +20 12 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Cheshire +22 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 52 (78.79%) Java
2 43 (65.15%) Maven
3 36 (54.55%) Spring
3 36 (54.55%) Hibernate
4 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (51.52%) TDD
4 34 (51.52%) Web Services
5 31 (46.97%) JUnit
6 30 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 30 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 29 (43.94%) HTML
7 29 (43.94%) SQL
7 29 (43.94%) Eclipse
8 27 (40.91%) Oracle
9 23 (34.85%) MySQL
9 23 (34.85%) XML
9 23 (34.85%) Scrum
10 20 (30.30%) Selenium
10 20 (30.30%) Windows
10 20 (30.30%) CSS
10 20 (30.30%) OO
11 19 (28.79%) AngularJS
11 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
12 18 (27.27%) Linux
12 18 (27.27%) Struts
13 17 (25.76%) Relational Database
14 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (24.24%) SOAP
14 16 (24.24%) JDBC
15 15 (22.73%) J2EE

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
2 12 (18.18%) Apache
3 11 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 11 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 7 (10.61%) GlassFish
5 6 (9.09%) JBoss
6 4 (6.06%) Node.js
7 3 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (4.55%) CMS
8 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) PuTTY
1 5 (7.58%) WinSCP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) MySQL
2 17 (25.76%) Relational Database
3 14 (21.21%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.06%) DB2
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (65.15%) Maven
2 31 (46.97%) JUnit
3 30 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 29 (43.94%) Eclipse
5 20 (30.30%) Selenium
6 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
7 15 (22.73%) JIRA
8 14 (21.21%) IntelliJ
9 13 (19.70%) Subversion
10 12 (18.18%) Gradle
11 10 (15.15%) Cucumber
12 8 (12.12%) Mockito
13 6 (9.09%) Phing
13 6 (9.09%) WebDriver
14 5 (7.58%) Jasmine
14 5 (7.58%) JMeter
14 5 (7.58%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (7.58%) TortoiseSVN
14 5 (7.58%) WATIR
15 4 (6.06%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Developer
2 34 (51.52%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) QA Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Java Programmer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (54.55%) Hibernate
1 36 (54.55%) Spring
2 34 (51.52%) Web Services
3 29 (43.94%) HTML
4 23 (34.85%) XML
5 20 (30.30%) CSS
6 19 (28.79%) AngularJS
7 18 (27.27%) Struts
8 16 (24.24%) JDBC
8 16 (24.24%) SOAP
9 15 (22.73%) J2EE
10 14 (21.21%) JMS
11 13 (19.70%) Java EE
11 13 (19.70%) REST
12 12 (18.18%) EJB
12 12 (18.18%) jQuery
12 12 (18.18%) JSP
13 10 (15.15%) JNDI
14 9 (13.64%) Apache Wicket
15 8 (12.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.09%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) Unix
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.52%) SUSE
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (51.52%) TDD
2 23 (34.85%) Scrum
3 20 (30.30%) OO
4 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (21.21%) DevOps
6 13 (19.70%) MVC
7 12 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (18.18%) SDLC
8 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.15%) Automated Testing
10 9 (13.64%) BDD
10 9 (13.64%) OOP
10 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Build Automation
12 6 (9.09%) Project Management
12 6 (9.09%) SOA
12 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
13 5 (7.58%) Manual Testing
13 5 (7.58%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (78.79%) Java
2 30 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.94%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) PHP
5 10 (15.15%) Ruby
6 7 (10.61%) C++
7 5 (7.58%) Perl
7 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.58%) Python
8 4 (6.06%) Apple Swift
8 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.06%) Groovy
8 4 (6.06%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.03%) C
9 2 (3.03%) LINC
9 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.52%) C#
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.06%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (21.21%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Adobe
3 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Unisys
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
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