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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 222 211 234
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ant 23 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 3.36% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 30
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1222 983 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.72% 14.88% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 866 1173
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 -8 12 £37,500 - 6
Cheshire -14 11 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 38 (92.68%) Java
2 30 (73.17%) JavaScript
2 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 30 (73.17%) Oracle
2 30 (73.17%) XML
3 29 (70.73%) Web Services
4 28 (68.29%) Eclipse
5 27 (65.85%) J2EE
5 27 (65.85%) jQuery
6 24 (58.54%) JUnit
7 23 (56.10%) JDBC
7 23 (56.10%) SOAP
7 23 (56.10%) HTML
8 20 (48.78%) MVC
9 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
10 16 (39.02%) JIRA
10 16 (39.02%) JMS
11 15 (36.59%) Linux
11 15 (36.59%) Tomcat
11 15 (36.59%) Spring
11 15 (36.59%) Hibernate
11 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (34.15%) WebSphere
12 14 (34.15%) Windows
13 13 (31.71%) WebLogic
14 12 (29.27%) JSP
14 12 (29.27%) PL/SQL
14 12 (29.27%) UNIX
14 12 (29.27%) OO
14 12 (29.27%) Ajax

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (36.59%) Tomcat
2 14 (34.15%) WebSphere
3 13 (31.71%) WebLogic
4 12 (29.27%) GlassFish
5 11 (26.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (12.20%) IIS
6 5 (12.20%) Apache
6 5 (12.20%) Node.js
7 4 (9.76%) JBoss
8 3 (7.32%) nginx
9 2 (4.88%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (4.88%) Confluence
9 2 (4.88%) Mule
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Magento
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) DB2
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) Informix
5 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 28 (68.29%) Eclipse
2 24 (58.54%) JUnit
3 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
4 16 (39.02%) JIRA
5 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (17.07%) Maven
6 5 (12.20%) NUnit
6 5 (12.20%) SpecFlow
6 5 (12.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (12.20%) Mercurial
6 5 (12.20%) MSTest
7 3 (7.32%) Subversion
8 2 (4.88%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.88%) Selenium
9 1 (2.44%) JMeter
9 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
9 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.44%) Mockito
9 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 27 (65.85%) Java Developer
3 22 (53.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (26.83%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Junior
8 1 (2.44%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (73.17%) XML
2 29 (70.73%) Web Services
3 27 (65.85%) J2EE
3 27 (65.85%) jQuery
4 23 (56.10%) JDBC
4 23 (56.10%) SOAP
4 23 (56.10%) HTML
5 16 (39.02%) JMS
6 15 (36.59%) Spring
6 15 (36.59%) Hibernate
7 12 (29.27%) JSP
7 12 (29.27%) Ajax
7 12 (29.27%) JPA
8 11 (26.83%) Spring MVC
8 11 (26.83%) JNDI
8 11 (26.83%) Struts
8 11 (26.83%) CSS
9 9 (21.95%) EJB
10 8 (19.51%) REST
11 5 (12.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) UNIX
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) MVC
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) OO
4 9 (21.95%) OOP
5 7 (17.07%) BDD
5 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.63%) TDD
7 5 (12.20%) Web Development
7 5 (12.20%) Kanban
7 5 (12.20%) DevOps
7 5 (12.20%) MVVM
7 5 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (9.76%) SOA
9 3 (7.32%) Scrum
9 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.88%) Dependency Management
10 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) Java
2 30 (73.17%) JavaScript
2 30 (73.17%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) PL/SQL
4 10 (24.39%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) Ruby
5 5 (12.20%) C#
5 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.32%) XQuery
7 2 (4.88%) RPG
7 2 (4.88%) C
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) XPath
7 2 (4.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Puppet
2 5 (12.20%) Vagrant
3 3 (7.32%) Capistrano
3 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Percona
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.88%) Perforce
3 2 (4.88%) BT
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase
4 1 (2.44%) Sencha
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
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Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Salary Subject to Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive package DOE
Posted: 25 days ago