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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 197 214 236
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ant 37 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% 3.50% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 28
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1144 1001 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.95% 14.69% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 959 881 982
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,595
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +17 27 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Cheshire +11 8 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 43 (82.69%) Java
2 32 (61.54%) J2EE
3 31 (59.62%) Oracle
3 31 (59.62%) Eclipse
4 30 (57.69%) SQL
4 30 (57.69%) Web Services
5 29 (55.77%) XML
5 29 (55.77%) Linux
6 27 (51.92%) JUnit
6 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 26 (50.00%) OO
8 25 (48.08%) HTML
8 25 (48.08%) JDBC
9 23 (44.23%) Maven
10 22 (42.31%) SOAP
11 21 (40.38%) Spring
12 20 (38.46%) WebLogic
13 19 (36.54%) EJB
13 19 (36.54%) UNIX
13 19 (36.54%) Hibernate
14 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
15 17 (32.69%) jQuery
15 17 (32.69%) JMS
15 17 (32.69%) OOP
16 16 (30.77%) TDD
17 15 (28.85%) JNDI
17 15 (28.85%) WebSphere
17 15 (28.85%) Spring MVC
17 15 (28.85%) GlassFish

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 20 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 15 (28.85%) WebSphere
2 15 (28.85%) GlassFish
3 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
4 6 (11.54%) Confluence
5 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.85%) IIS
6 2 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) GitHub
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.77%) OLTP
6 2 (3.85%) JasperReports
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (59.62%) Eclipse
2 27 (51.92%) JUnit
3 23 (44.23%) Maven
4 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
5 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (21.15%) JIRA
7 10 (19.23%) Subversion
8 8 (15.38%) TeamCity
9 6 (11.54%) SonarQube
9 6 (11.54%) ClearCase
10 4 (7.69%) Gerrit
10 4 (7.69%) Mockito
11 3 (5.77%) Gradle
12 2 (3.85%) Calabash
12 2 (3.85%) Hudson
12 2 (3.85%) CruiseControl
12 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
13 1 (1.92%) Phing
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) Developer
2 40 (76.92%) Java Developer
3 23 (44.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Junior
4 11 (21.15%) Junior Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Junior Java Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Graduate
5 9 (17.31%) Graduate Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Graduate Java Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) J2EE
2 30 (57.69%) Web Services
3 29 (55.77%) XML
4 25 (48.08%) HTML
4 25 (48.08%) JDBC
5 22 (42.31%) SOAP
6 21 (40.38%) Spring
7 19 (36.54%) EJB
7 19 (36.54%) Hibernate
8 17 (32.69%) jQuery
8 17 (32.69%) JMS
9 15 (28.85%) JNDI
9 15 (28.85%) Spring MVC
10 12 (23.08%) AngularJS
10 12 (23.08%) CSS
11 9 (17.31%) Apache Flex
12 7 (13.46%) WSDL
13 6 (11.54%) JPA
13 6 (11.54%) Struts
13 6 (11.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Online Games
1 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
1 3 (5.77%) Physics
1 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Linux
2 19 (36.54%) UNIX
3 15 (28.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) OO
3 17 (32.69%) OOP
4 16 (30.77%) TDD
5 15 (28.85%) MVC
6 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
7 8 (15.38%) Scrum
8 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.46%) DevOps
9 6 (11.54%) Web Development
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.77%) Data Privacy
12 2 (3.85%) SDLC
12 2 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (3.85%) WFM
12 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
12 2 (3.85%) Pair Programming
12 2 (3.85%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) Java
2 30 (57.69%) SQL
3 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.85%) C++
5 9 (17.31%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 6 (11.54%) Perl
6 6 (11.54%) Python
7 4 (7.69%) XPath
8 2 (3.85%) C#
8 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Perforce
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 8 days ago
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago