The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 196 223
Rank change year-on-year -59 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 20 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 3.84% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 29
Median salary £47,500 £46,875 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +28.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1452 1067 1236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.50% 19.07% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 940 1054
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Ant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Ant in the North West

Ant
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ant in the North West

Ant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester -37 20 £47,500 +5.55%
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Ant.

1 35 (83.33%) Java
2 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (61.90%) Spring
4 25 (59.52%) BDD
4 25 (59.52%) TDD
4 25 (59.52%) JUnit
4 25 (59.52%) Web Services
4 25 (59.52%) DevOps
5 24 (57.14%) XML
5 24 (57.14%) SOAP
5 24 (57.14%) Hibernate
5 24 (57.14%) Scrum
5 24 (57.14%) Eclipse
5 24 (57.14%) iPad
6 22 (52.38%) Git (software)
7 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
8 18 (42.86%) Mentoring
9 16 (38.10%) Windows
9 16 (38.10%) OOP
9 16 (38.10%) OO
9 16 (38.10%) Puppet
10 14 (33.33%) Maven
11 13 (30.95%) RESTful
11 13 (30.95%) Gradle
12 12 (28.57%) JNDI
12 12 (28.57%) JDBC
12 12 (28.57%) Pair Programming
12 12 (28.57%) IntelliJ
12 12 (28.57%) JMS
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.14%) IaaS
3 3 (7.14%) OpenShift
3 3 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) SQLite
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) JUnit
2 24 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 22 (52.38%) Git (software)
4 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
5 14 (33.33%) Maven
6 13 (30.95%) Gradle
7 12 (28.57%) IntelliJ
8 6 (14.29%) TeamCity
9 5 (11.90%) Subversion
9 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (9.52%) ClearCase
10 4 (9.52%) CruiseControl
10 4 (9.52%) Mercurial
10 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (4.76%) FogBugz
11 2 (4.76%) JIRA
11 2 (4.76%) Mockito
11 2 (4.76%) Redmine
11 2 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 25 (59.52%) Java Developer
3 17 (40.48%) Senior Developer
3 17 (40.48%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Build Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Release Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Environment Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) Spring
2 25 (59.52%) Web Services
3 24 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 24 (57.14%) SOAP
3 24 (57.14%) XML
4 13 (30.95%) RESTful
5 12 (28.57%) JDBC
5 12 (28.57%) JMS
5 12 (28.57%) JNDI
6 6 (14.29%) Java EE
7 4 (9.52%) CSS
7 4 (9.52%) HTML
7 4 (9.52%) JPA
8 3 (7.14%) .NET
8 3 (7.14%) EJB
8 3 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (7.14%) HTML5
8 3 (7.14%) JavaBeans
8 3 (7.14%) JAX-RS
9 2 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) iPad
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) CentOS
5 2 (4.76%) Android
5 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) BDD
2 25 (59.52%) DevOps
2 25 (59.52%) TDD
3 24 (57.14%) Scrum
4 18 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 16 (38.10%) OO
5 16 (38.10%) OOP
6 12 (28.57%) Pair Programming
7 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.52%) Open Source
9 3 (7.14%) High Availability
9 3 (7.14%) OOD
9 3 (7.14%) SDLC
9 3 (7.14%) Service Management
10 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
10 2 (4.76%) MVC
10 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) Groovy
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) Perl
5 3 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.76%) Jython
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Ansible
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.52%) Salt
3 1 (2.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (2.38%) Cacti
3 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.38%) Icinga
3 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) AppDynamics
2 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Perforce
4 1 (2.38%) Rackspace