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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
North West / Manchester
Rank 181 167 168
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 18 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.46% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 1.98% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 14
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £30,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £42,500
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 953 758 698
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.53% 22.47% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 806 651 622
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +6 9 £50,000 +29.03%
Bolton - 1 £36,000 -
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ant.

1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (64.86%) TDD
4 22 (59.46%) Spring
5 21 (56.76%) Eclipse
5 21 (56.76%) SOAP
6 20 (54.05%) Hibernate
7 19 (51.35%) Scrum
7 19 (51.35%) Web Services
7 19 (51.35%) Windows
7 19 (51.35%) OO
7 19 (51.35%) JUnit
7 19 (51.35%) BDD
8 18 (48.65%) Maven
9 17 (45.95%) XML
9 17 (45.95%) Gradle
9 17 (45.95%) Mentoring
10 16 (43.24%) JNDI
10 16 (43.24%) iPad
10 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
10 16 (43.24%) OOP
10 16 (43.24%) JDBC
10 16 (43.24%) JMS
11 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
12 12 (32.43%) DevOps
13 11 (29.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (27.03%) Subversion
15 9 (24.32%) Oracle
16 8 (21.62%) Python
17 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management

Ant
Top Related 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 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
1 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Eclipse
2 19 (51.35%) JUnit
3 18 (48.65%) Maven
4 17 (45.95%) Gradle
5 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
6 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
7 11 (29.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (27.03%) Subversion
9 6 (16.22%) ClearCase
9 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
10 5 (13.51%) CruiseControl
10 5 (13.51%) Mercurial
11 4 (10.81%) Mockito
12 3 (8.11%) IntelliJ
12 3 (8.11%) JIRA
13 2 (5.41%) FogBugz
13 2 (5.41%) Redmine
13 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
13 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) Java Developer
3 18 (48.65%) Senior Developer
4 17 (45.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Build Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Release Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) Spring
2 21 (56.76%) SOAP
3 20 (54.05%) Hibernate
4 19 (51.35%) Web Services
5 17 (45.95%) XML
6 16 (43.24%) JDBC
6 16 (43.24%) JMS
6 16 (43.24%) JNDI
7 6 (16.22%) RESTful
8 5 (13.51%) Java EE
8 5 (13.51%) JPA
9 3 (8.11%) .NET
9 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
10 2 (5.41%) Ajax
10 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.41%) JSON
11 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (2.70%) Apache Axis
11 1 (2.70%) JAXB
11 1 (2.70%) JAXP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) iPad
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) CentOS
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) TDD
3 19 (51.35%) BDD
3 19 (51.35%) OO
3 19 (51.35%) Scrum
4 17 (45.95%) Mentoring
5 16 (43.24%) OOP
6 12 (32.43%) DevOps
7 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.51%) MVC
9 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.11%) Kanban
10 3 (8.11%) Microservices
10 3 (8.11%) SDLC
11 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
11 2 (5.41%) High Availability
11 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
11 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
4 6 (16.22%) Groovy
4 6 (16.22%) Perl
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) C#
7 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.41%) Jython
7 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Postfix
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.81%) Ansible
3 4 (10.81%) Salt
4 1 (2.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.70%) Cacti
4 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.70%) Icinga
4 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe
2 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow