Period
to 20 October 2017

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 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 265 294
Rank change year-on-year -73 +29 +52
Permanent jobs citing Ant 28 86 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.71% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 3.42% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 78 60
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +16.56% -9.44%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,125 £28,575
90th Percentile £60,125 £60,500 £54,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2735 2514 2567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.44% 20.65% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2230 2249 2236
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 October 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 6 months to 20 October 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
Manchester -47 22 £47,500 - 1
Merseyside +8 5 £64,000 +70.67%
Cheshire -39 1 £57,500 +0.88%
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (92.86%) DevOps
2 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (85.71%) TDD
3 24 (85.71%) JUnit
3 24 (85.71%) Jenkins
4 23 (82.14%) Java
4 23 (82.14%) Hibernate
5 22 (78.57%) Puppet
6 20 (71.43%) Spring
6 20 (71.43%) Web Services
7 19 (67.86%) XML
7 19 (67.86%) SOAP
7 19 (67.86%) Scrum
7 19 (67.86%) BDD
7 19 (67.86%) Git (software)
7 19 (67.86%) RESTful
8 18 (64.29%) iPad
8 18 (64.29%) Eclipse
9 17 (60.71%) IntelliJ
9 17 (60.71%) Pair Programming
10 12 (42.86%) Mentoring
11 10 (35.71%) Maven
12 9 (32.14%) Linux
12 9 (32.14%) Gradle
12 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (21.43%) Bitbucket
14 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (21.43%) Windows
14 6 (21.43%) JIRA

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 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (17.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (17.86%) GitHub
4 4 (14.29%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Big Data
1 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQLite
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 24 (85.71%) JUnit
2 19 (67.86%) Git (software)
3 18 (64.29%) Eclipse
4 17 (60.71%) IntelliJ
5 10 (35.71%) Maven
6 9 (32.14%) Gradle
7 6 (21.43%) Bitbucket
7 6 (21.43%) JIRA
7 6 (21.43%) Selenium
8 5 (17.86%) Apache Ivy
8 5 (17.86%) SonarQube
9 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
10 1 (3.57%) Bundler
10 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
10 1 (3.57%) gulp
10 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
10 1 (3.57%) TestNG
10 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 18 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) Hibernate
2 20 (71.43%) Spring
2 20 (71.43%) Web Services
3 19 (67.86%) RESTful
3 19 (67.86%) SOAP
3 19 (67.86%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) Java EE
4 4 (14.29%) JPA
5 3 (10.71%) EJB
5 3 (10.71%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (10.71%) JavaBeans
5 3 (10.71%) JAX-RS
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) JDBC
6 1 (3.57%) JMS
6 1 (3.57%) React
6 1 (3.57%) Servlets
6 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) iPad
2 3 (10.71%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) CentOS
3 5 (17.86%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) DevOps
2 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (85.71%) TDD
4 19 (67.86%) BDD
4 19 (67.86%) Scrum
5 17 (60.71%) Pair Programming
6 12 (42.86%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.86%) Build Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.86%) Dependency Management
7 5 (17.86%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) Open Source
7 5 (17.86%) Requirements Management
7 5 (17.86%) SDLC
7 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) OOP
9 3 (10.71%) High Availability
9 3 (10.71%) OOD
9 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 22 (78.57%) Puppet
2 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics