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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 188 226 240
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ant 55 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 0.48% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.69% 2.57% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 18 11
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £27,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1173 1205 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.99% 18.48% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 1039 972
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +34 42 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Cheshire +42 10 £56,000 +31.76% 2
Merseyside -18 3 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (88.16%) Java
2 48 (63.16%) Jenkins
3 45 (59.21%) Web Services
3 45 (59.21%) Spring
4 44 (57.89%) Maven
5 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (50.00%) TDD
7 36 (47.37%) Hibernate
8 32 (42.11%) SOAP
9 30 (39.47%) Eclipse
10 26 (34.21%) RESTful
11 23 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (30.26%) Scrum
11 23 (30.26%) HTML
12 21 (27.63%) Oracle
12 21 (27.63%) WebSphere
13 19 (25.00%) SQL
14 18 (23.68%) CSS
14 18 (23.68%) XML
14 18 (23.68%) JIRA
15 17 (22.37%) QA
15 17 (22.37%) Build Automation
15 17 (22.37%) JUnit
15 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
15 17 (22.37%) Windows
16 16 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (21.05%) Jython
16 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
17 15 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
17 15 (19.74%) Docker

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 21 (27.63%) WebSphere
2 16 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (17.11%) WebSphere Portal
4 12 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 11 (14.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (14.47%) CMS
6 8 (10.53%) JBoss
7 3 (3.95%) Apache
7 3 (3.95%) Commerce Server
8 2 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (2.63%) Confluence
8 2 (2.63%) Mule
8 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.32%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) TestFlight
4 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) SSL
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (1.32%) LAN
3 1 (1.32%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.58%) DB2
3 5 (6.58%) MySQL
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 44 (57.89%) Maven
3 30 (39.47%) Eclipse
4 18 (23.68%) JIRA
5 17 (22.37%) JUnit
6 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
6 15 (19.74%) Subversion
7 13 (17.11%) Gradle
8 7 (9.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (9.21%) IntelliJ
9 6 (7.89%) Mockito
9 6 (7.89%) Selenium
10 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
10 4 (5.26%) Jasmine
10 4 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (5.26%) Log4j
11 3 (3.95%) Hudson
12 2 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
12 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
12 2 (2.63%) jMock
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Games
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) Developer
2 30 (39.47%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Consultant
5 12 (15.79%) Technical Leader
6 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 11 (14.47%) WebSphere Consultant
7 8 (10.53%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Java Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technician
9 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Java Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (59.21%) Spring
1 45 (59.21%) Web Services
2 36 (47.37%) Hibernate
3 32 (42.11%) SOAP
4 26 (34.21%) RESTful
5 23 (30.26%) HTML
6 18 (23.68%) CSS
6 18 (23.68%) XML
7 15 (19.74%) JMS
8 14 (18.42%) JDBC
9 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
10 12 (15.79%) Middleware
10 12 (15.79%) REST
11 11 (14.47%) JSR 170
12 10 (13.16%) JNDI
12 10 (13.16%) JPA
13 9 (11.84%) J2EE
13 9 (11.84%) JSON
13 9 (11.84%) JSP
13 9 (11.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) iPad
2 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile Games
4 2 (2.63%) Social Media
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Unix
3 7 (9.21%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) CentOS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (50.00%) TDD
3 23 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (30.26%) Scrum
4 17 (22.37%) Build Automation
5 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 15 (19.74%) MVC
7 13 (17.11%) BDD
7 13 (17.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (14.47%) Mobile First
9 11 (14.47%) OOP
9 11 (14.47%) Progressive Enhancement
9 11 (14.47%) Web Development
10 10 (13.16%) OO
10 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
10 10 (13.16%) Test Strategy
11 9 (11.84%) Open Source
12 7 (9.21%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (88.16%) Java
2 19 (25.00%) SQL
3 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.05%) Jython
5 9 (11.84%) PHP
6 5 (6.58%) Python
7 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.95%) Groovy
8 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.63%) Perl
9 2 (2.63%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.37%) QA
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (15.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Oracle
2 11 (14.47%) Adobe
3 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) Perforce
5 2 (2.63%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) Dell
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Meraki
6 1 (1.32%) Twitter
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