The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 146 166
Rank change year-on-year -49 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 20 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.47% 1.00% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 4.98% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 18
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,100 £41,800
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1015 703 751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.10% 20.06% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 862 619 659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Ant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Ant in Manchester

Ant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ant in Manchester

Ant
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -2 15 £50,000 +17.64%
Ant
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ant.

1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (65.79%) TDD
3 25 (65.79%) Web Services
3 25 (65.79%) Spring
3 25 (65.79%) BDD
3 25 (65.79%) DevOps
4 24 (63.16%) iPad
4 24 (63.16%) XML
4 24 (63.16%) JUnit
4 24 (63.16%) SOAP
4 24 (63.16%) Scrum
4 24 (63.16%) Eclipse
5 23 (60.53%) Hibernate
6 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 18 (47.37%) Mentoring
8 16 (42.11%) Puppet
9 15 (39.47%) OOP
9 15 (39.47%) OO
10 13 (34.21%) Windows
10 13 (34.21%) RESTful
11 12 (31.58%) JNDI
11 12 (31.58%) JMS
11 12 (31.58%) JDBC
11 12 (31.58%) IntelliJ
11 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
12 10 (26.32%) Maven
12 10 (26.32%) Gradle
13 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (7.89%) OpenStack
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQLite
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Eclipse
1 24 (63.16%) JUnit
2 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (31.58%) IntelliJ
4 10 (26.32%) Gradle
4 10 (26.32%) Maven
5 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
6 5 (13.16%) Subversion
6 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (10.53%) ClearCase
7 4 (10.53%) CruiseControl
7 4 (10.53%) Mercurial
8 2 (5.26%) FogBugz
8 2 (5.26%) JIRA
8 2 (5.26%) Redmine
9 1 (2.63%) Mockito
9 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.63%) QUnit
General
1 2 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 17 (44.74%) Senior Developer
3 17 (44.74%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Build Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Release Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) Spring
1 25 (65.79%) Web Services
2 24 (63.16%) SOAP
2 24 (63.16%) XML
3 23 (60.53%) Hibernate
4 13 (34.21%) RESTful
5 12 (31.58%) JDBC
5 12 (31.58%) JMS
5 12 (31.58%) JNDI
6 6 (15.79%) Java EE
7 4 (10.53%) JPA
8 3 (7.89%) CSS
8 3 (7.89%) EJB
8 3 (7.89%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (7.89%) HTML
8 3 (7.89%) HTML5
8 3 (7.89%) JavaBeans
8 3 (7.89%) JAX-RS
9 2 (5.26%) .NET
9 2 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (63.16%) iPad
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) BDD
2 25 (65.79%) DevOps
2 25 (65.79%) TDD
3 24 (63.16%) Scrum
4 18 (47.37%) Mentoring
5 15 (39.47%) OO
5 15 (39.47%) OOP
6 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
7 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.53%) Open Source
9 3 (7.89%) High Availability
9 3 (7.89%) OOD
10 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.26%) Mobile Development
10 2 (5.26%) Web Development
11 1 (2.63%) Microservices
11 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
11 1 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) Python
3 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.53%) Groovy
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) Jython
7 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) Ansible
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.53%) Salt
3 1 (2.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (2.63%) Cacti
3 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.63%) Icinga
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Perforce
3 1 (2.63%) Rackspace