The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 92 121
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.094% 0.54% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 2.43% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Ant is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 170 288 297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.95% 22.19% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 135 257 259
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Ant as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Cheshire

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Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Ant in Cheshire

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (40.00%) Contactless
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) GIS
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) EasyMock
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) JPA
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Contactless
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle