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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 224 228 219
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ant 29 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% 2.08% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 32
Average salary £36,500 £51,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.12% +21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £57,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
1243 1010 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.20% 14.57% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 868 975
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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 £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -6 14 £33,750 -32.50% 2
Merseyside - 8 - - 4
Cheshire - 7 £40,000 - 3
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 48 (84.21%) Java
2 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (57.89%) Oracle
3 33 (57.89%) XML
4 32 (56.14%) Web Services
4 32 (56.14%) Linux
4 32 (56.14%) Maven
5 31 (54.39%) J2EE
5 31 (54.39%) HTML
6 29 (50.88%) JavaScript
7 27 (47.37%) JDBC
7 27 (47.37%) Eclipse
7 27 (47.37%) Spring
8 26 (45.61%) SQL
9 25 (43.86%) JUnit
9 25 (43.86%) SOAP
9 25 (43.86%) Hibernate
10 23 (40.35%) OO
11 22 (38.60%) TDD
11 22 (38.60%) Degree
12 21 (36.84%) Jenkins
13 20 (35.09%) Windows
14 19 (33.33%) CSS
15 18 (31.58%) UNIX
16 17 (29.82%) WebLogic
16 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
17 16 (28.07%) EJB
18 15 (26.32%) Spring MVC
18 15 (26.32%) MVC
19 14 (24.56%) Scrum

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (29.82%) WebLogic
2 13 (22.81%) Tomcat
3 12 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 12 (21.05%) GlassFish
4 8 (14.04%) IIS
4 8 (14.04%) JBoss
5 6 (10.53%) Confluence
6 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.51%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
1 2 (3.51%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.26%) OLTP
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.51%) JasperReports
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (56.14%) Maven
2 27 (47.37%) Eclipse
3 25 (43.86%) JUnit
4 21 (36.84%) Jenkins
5 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
6 10 (17.54%) JIRA
6 10 (17.54%) Subversion
7 8 (14.04%) TeamCity
8 6 (10.53%) ClearCase
8 6 (10.53%) SonarQube
9 4 (7.02%) Mockito
9 4 (7.02%) Gerrit
10 3 (5.26%) Gradle
11 2 (3.51%) Calabash
11 2 (3.51%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.51%) Hudson
11 2 (3.51%) Log4j
11 2 (3.51%) CruiseControl
11 2 (3.51%) Selenium
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) iGaming
3 3 (5.26%) Law
3 3 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 37 (64.91%) Java Developer
3 19 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Junior Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Junior Java Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Junior
5 10 (17.54%) Graduate
5 10 (17.54%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Graduate Java Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Java Programmer
10 3 (5.26%) Programmer
10 3 (5.26%) Software Programmer
11 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) XML
2 32 (56.14%) Web Services
3 31 (54.39%) HTML
3 31 (54.39%) J2EE
4 27 (47.37%) JDBC
4 27 (47.37%) Spring
5 25 (43.86%) Hibernate
5 25 (43.86%) SOAP
6 19 (33.33%) CSS
7 16 (28.07%) EJB
8 15 (26.32%) Spring MVC
9 14 (24.56%) JMS
10 13 (22.81%) WSDL
10 13 (22.81%) jQuery
10 13 (22.81%) AngularJS
11 12 (21.05%) JNDI
12 10 (17.54%) Apache Flex
13 8 (14.04%) .NET
14 6 (10.53%) XHTML
14 6 (10.53%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.26%) Physics
3 3 (5.26%) Online Games
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) Linux
2 20 (35.09%) Windows
3 18 (31.58%) UNIX
4 6 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) OO
3 22 (38.60%) TDD
4 15 (26.32%) MVC
5 14 (24.56%) Scrum
5 14 (24.56%) OOP
5 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
6 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
8 10 (17.54%) Open Source
9 8 (14.04%) BDD
9 8 (14.04%) Analytics
9 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
10 7 (12.28%) DevOps
11 6 (10.53%) OWASP
11 6 (10.53%) Web Development
12 4 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (5.26%) Data Privacy
13 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (84.21%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) JavaScript
3 26 (45.61%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) C++
5 10 (17.54%) CoffeeScript
6 8 (14.04%) Python
6 8 (14.04%) C#
6 8 (14.04%) Perl
7 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.02%) XPath
9 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.51%) Ruby
10 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) Perforce
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
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Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
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Experian
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