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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 222 234 205
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Permanent jobs citing Ant 31 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.21% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.61% 1.32% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 33
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
1187 1140 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.21% 15.94% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 982 922
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 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 31 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 +2 11 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Merseyside - 11 - - 2
Cheshire - 8 £42,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 56 (86.15%) Java
2 41 (63.08%) Maven
3 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (58.46%) Oracle
5 36 (55.38%) Web Services
6 34 (52.31%) HTML
6 34 (52.31%) Spring
7 33 (50.77%) XML
7 33 (50.77%) Linux
8 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
9 31 (47.69%) J2EE
9 31 (47.69%) Hibernate
10 29 (44.62%) SQL
10 29 (44.62%) Eclipse
11 26 (40.00%) SOAP
11 26 (40.00%) JUnit
11 26 (40.00%) JDBC
11 26 (40.00%) Degree
12 24 (36.92%) TDD
12 24 (36.92%) Jenkins
13 22 (33.85%) CSS
13 22 (33.85%) Windows
13 22 (33.85%) OO
14 19 (29.23%) UNIX
15 17 (26.15%) Tomcat
16 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
16 16 (24.62%) Scrum
16 16 (24.62%) MVC
16 16 (24.62%) MySQL
16 16 (24.62%) Git (software)

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (26.15%) Tomcat
2 15 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 12 (18.46%) JBoss
4 11 (16.92%) WebSphere
5 10 (15.38%) GlassFish
6 9 (13.85%) IIS
7 7 (10.77%) Apache
8 6 (9.23%) Confluence
9 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) MySQL
2 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.62%) JasperReports
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.62%) OLTP
7 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (63.08%) Maven
2 29 (44.62%) Eclipse
3 26 (40.00%) JUnit
4 24 (36.92%) Jenkins
5 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
6 11 (16.92%) Subversion
7 9 (13.85%) JIRA
8 8 (12.31%) TeamCity
9 6 (9.23%) Mockito
9 6 (9.23%) ClearCase
9 6 (9.23%) SonarQube
10 4 (6.15%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (6.15%) Selenium
10 4 (6.15%) IntelliJ
10 4 (6.15%) Log4j
10 4 (6.15%) Gerrit
11 3 (4.62%) CruiseControl
11 3 (4.62%) Gradle
12 2 (3.08%) Calabash
12 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) iGaming
3 3 (4.62%) Law
3 3 (4.62%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 40 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 17 (26.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Junior
5 11 (16.92%) Graduate
5 11 (16.92%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Graduate Java Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Graduate Developer
6 10 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Software Programmer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (55.38%) Web Services
2 34 (52.31%) HTML
2 34 (52.31%) Spring
3 33 (50.77%) XML
4 31 (47.69%) J2EE
4 31 (47.69%) Hibernate
5 26 (40.00%) JDBC
5 26 (40.00%) SOAP
6 22 (33.85%) CSS
7 15 (23.08%) Spring MVC
8 14 (21.54%) WSDL
8 14 (21.54%) EJB
8 14 (21.54%) AngularJS
9 12 (18.46%) JMS
9 12 (18.46%) Apache Flex
10 11 (16.92%) jQuery
11 10 (15.38%) JNDI
12 9 (13.85%) .NET
13 8 (12.31%) Struts
14 7 (10.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Online Games
3 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.62%) Physics
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.77%) Linux
2 22 (33.85%) Windows
3 19 (29.23%) UNIX
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (6.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) TDD
3 22 (33.85%) OO
4 16 (24.62%) MVC
4 16 (24.62%) Scrum
4 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.54%) Open Source
6 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.00%) OOP
7 11 (16.92%) Analytics
7 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.85%) BDD
8 9 (13.85%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.77%) OWASP
9 7 (10.77%) DevOps
10 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Web Development
11 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (86.15%) Java
2 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
3 29 (44.62%) SQL
4 11 (16.92%) CoffeeScript
5 10 (15.38%) Python
5 10 (15.38%) Perl
5 10 (15.38%) C++
6 9 (13.85%) C#
7 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.15%) Ruby
8 4 (6.15%) XPath
8 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) RPG
10 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) Perforce
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 23 days ago