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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 84 121
Permanent jobs citing Ant 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.26% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Median salary - £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
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 298 177 305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.34% 18.57% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 227 161 262
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito

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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript