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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 207 194 224
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ant 35 52 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.75% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.96% 4.81% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 24
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
1184 1082 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.54% 15.67% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 945 930
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 6 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 6 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 -5 29 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Cheshire +10 4 £45,000 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 53 (94.64%) Java
2 39 (69.64%) Oracle
3 38 (67.86%) J2EE
3 38 (67.86%) SQL
3 38 (67.86%) Web Services
4 37 (66.07%) Eclipse
5 35 (62.50%) XML
6 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
7 31 (55.36%) HTML
7 31 (55.36%) JUnit
7 31 (55.36%) SOAP
7 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (51.79%) JDBC
9 28 (50.00%) Linux
9 28 (50.00%) OO
10 24 (42.86%) Spring
10 24 (42.86%) Hibernate
10 24 (42.86%) JMS
11 23 (41.07%) UNIX
11 23 (41.07%) WebLogic
11 23 (41.07%) jQuery
12 21 (37.50%) EJB
12 21 (37.50%) Windows
13 20 (35.71%) WebSphere
13 20 (35.71%) MVC
14 19 (33.93%) Maven
14 19 (33.93%) OOP
15 18 (32.14%) Tomcat
15 18 (32.14%) JNDI
15 18 (32.14%) GlassFish

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 23 (41.07%) WebLogic
2 20 (35.71%) WebSphere
3 18 (32.14%) GlassFish
3 18 (32.14%) Tomcat
4 8 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (7.14%) IIS
6 3 (5.36%) Apache
7 2 (3.57%) JBoss
7 2 (3.57%) Mule
7 2 (3.57%) Confluence
7 2 (3.57%) Node.js
7 2 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
1 4 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) MySQL
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) DB2
5 3 (5.36%) OLTP
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.57%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 37 (66.07%) Eclipse
2 31 (55.36%) JUnit
3 19 (33.93%) Maven
4 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
5 10 (17.86%) JIRA
6 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.93%) Subversion
8 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
8 4 (7.14%) Mockito
8 4 (7.14%) Gerrit
9 3 (5.36%) Gradle
10 2 (3.57%) Calabash
10 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.57%) Hudson
10 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.57%) MSTest
10 2 (3.57%) NUnit
10 2 (3.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Law
2 3 (5.36%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) iGaming
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Developer
2 44 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 28 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Junior Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Junior Java Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Junior
5 9 (16.07%) Graduate
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Graduate Java Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (8.93%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (67.86%) J2EE
1 38 (67.86%) Web Services
2 35 (62.50%) XML
3 31 (55.36%) SOAP
3 31 (55.36%) HTML
4 29 (51.79%) JDBC
5 24 (42.86%) JMS
5 24 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 24 (42.86%) Spring
6 23 (41.07%) jQuery
7 21 (37.50%) EJB
8 18 (32.14%) JNDI
9 17 (30.36%) CSS
10 16 (28.57%) Spring MVC
11 11 (19.64%) Apache Flex
11 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
12 9 (16.07%) WSDL
13 8 (14.29%) XSLT
14 7 (12.50%) Struts
14 7 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Online Games
2 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.36%) Physics
3 2 (3.57%) Open Source
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 23 (41.07%) UNIX
3 21 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) OO
3 20 (35.71%) MVC
4 19 (33.93%) OOP
5 17 (30.36%) TDD
6 9 (16.07%) Scrum
6 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.29%) Web Development
8 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.14%) BDD
10 4 (7.14%) Kanban
10 4 (7.14%) Product Management
11 3 (5.36%) DevOps
11 3 (5.36%) Data Privacy
12 2 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (3.57%) Dependency Management
12 2 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) Java
2 38 (67.86%) SQL
3 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
4 17 (30.36%) C++
5 9 (16.07%) CoffeeScript
6 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 6 (10.71%) XPath
8 4 (7.14%) C#
9 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) RPG
9 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.57%) XQuery
10 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 39 (69.64%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
2 2 (3.57%) BT
2 2 (3.57%) Perforce
3 1 (1.79%) Percona
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