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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 236 197 222
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ant 15 43 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.65% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% 4.14% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 35
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1164 1039 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.82% 15.65% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1052 899 967
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 March 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 -19 11 £37,500 - 5
Cheshire -3 4 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 41 (97.62%) Java
2 35 (83.33%) Oracle
3 34 (80.95%) XML
4 33 (78.57%) SQL
5 32 (76.19%) Web Services
5 32 (76.19%) Eclipse
6 30 (71.43%) JavaScript
7 29 (69.05%) SOAP
8 28 (66.67%) J2EE
8 28 (66.67%) jQuery
9 27 (64.29%) JUnit
9 27 (64.29%) JDBC
10 24 (57.14%) HTML
11 20 (47.62%) JMS
12 19 (45.24%) MVC
12 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
13 18 (42.86%) WebSphere
13 18 (42.86%) Windows
13 18 (42.86%) Linux
14 17 (40.48%) WebLogic
14 17 (40.48%) UNIX
15 16 (38.10%) OO
15 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (38.10%) JIRA
15 16 (38.10%) GlassFish
16 15 (35.71%) Hibernate
16 15 (35.71%) JNDI
16 15 (35.71%) Tomcat
17 14 (33.33%) C++
17 14 (33.33%) Spring

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 17 (40.48%) WebLogic
3 16 (38.10%) GlassFish
4 15 (35.71%) Tomcat
5 12 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (11.90%) Node.js
6 5 (11.90%) IIS
7 2 (4.76%) JBoss
7 2 (4.76%) Mule
7 2 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (4.76%) Confluence
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.38%) nginx
8 1 (2.38%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) DB2
4 2 (4.76%) OLTP
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Informix
Development Applications
1 32 (76.19%) Eclipse
2 27 (64.29%) JUnit
3 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
4 16 (38.10%) JIRA
5 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (11.90%) SpecFlow
6 5 (11.90%) Mercurial
6 5 (11.90%) MSTest
6 5 (11.90%) NUnit
6 5 (11.90%) TeamCity
7 4 (9.52%) Maven
8 3 (7.14%) Subversion
9 2 (4.76%) Selenium
10 1 (2.38%) JMeter
10 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
10 1 (2.38%) Mockito
10 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) iGaming
3 2 (4.76%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 30 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 24 (57.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (26.19%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) XML
2 32 (76.19%) Web Services
3 29 (69.05%) SOAP
4 28 (66.67%) J2EE
4 28 (66.67%) jQuery
5 27 (64.29%) JDBC
6 24 (57.14%) HTML
7 20 (47.62%) JMS
8 15 (35.71%) Hibernate
8 15 (35.71%) JNDI
9 14 (33.33%) Spring
10 13 (30.95%) EJB
11 12 (28.57%) JPA
12 11 (26.19%) JSP
12 11 (26.19%) Struts
12 11 (26.19%) Ajax
13 10 (23.81%) Spring MVC
13 10 (23.81%) CSS
14 8 (19.05%) REST
15 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Online Games
2 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.76%) Physics
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) MVC
2 16 (38.10%) OO
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) OOP
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.29%) BDD
6 5 (11.90%) Kanban
6 5 (11.90%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (11.90%) MVVM
6 5 (11.90%) DevOps
6 5 (11.90%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 5 (11.90%) Web Development
7 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 3 (7.14%) Scrum
9 2 (4.76%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) Java
2 33 (78.57%) SQL
3 30 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 14 (33.33%) C++
5 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.90%) C#
6 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.90%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) XQuery
8 2 (4.76%) C
8 2 (4.76%) RPG
8 2 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 5 (11.90%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
2 2 (4.76%) BT
2 2 (4.76%) Perforce
3 1 (2.38%) Sencha
3 1 (2.38%) Percona
3 1 (2.38%) Sybase
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