Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 122 164
Rank change year-on-year -48 +42 +20
Permanent jobs citing Ant 8 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.26% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 4.10% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 15
Cheshire median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.88% +26.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £50,000 £40,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £71,500 £81,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%

Ant is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 665 512 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.60% 22.74% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 539 465 592
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,300 £25,525
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,950 £52,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +2.67%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Cheshire

Ant
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

Ant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 £60,000 -
Ant
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 5 (62.50%) SOAP
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) REST
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) JPA
6 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Spring Security
6 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
6 3 (37.50%) XPath
6 3 (37.50%) Subversion
6 3 (37.50%) Struts
6 3 (37.50%) JSP
6 3 (37.50%) XSD
6 3 (37.50%) XSL
6 3 (37.50%) HTML

Ant
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 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Anypoint
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) Mockito
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) Gradle
6 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
6 1 (12.50%) JMeter
6 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
6 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (12.50%) TestNG
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Hibernate
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) SOAP
5 4 (50.00%) REST
6 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) JPA
6 3 (37.50%) JSON Schema
6 3 (37.50%) JSP
6 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
6 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
6 3 (37.50%) Spring Security
6 3 (37.50%) Struts
6 3 (37.50%) XSD
6 3 (37.50%) XSL
7 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) API Integration
4 1 (12.50%) API Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ATDD
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) XPath
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft