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

Apache Ant
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 219 232
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 20 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.58% 1.76% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 20
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £30,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,750
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 1264 1193 1147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 20.57% 20.78% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1039 1006
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 29 March 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 29 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
Manchester -21 17 £50,000 +37.93%
Cheshire +1 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Ant.

1 43 (86.00%) Java
2 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (62.00%) Windows
4 25 (50.00%) TDD
4 25 (50.00%) JUnit
5 24 (48.00%) Web Services
5 24 (48.00%) Spring
6 22 (44.00%) Hibernate
6 22 (44.00%) SOAP
7 21 (42.00%) Maven
8 20 (40.00%) OO
8 20 (40.00%) Eclipse
9 19 (38.00%) BDD
10 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
10 18 (36.00%) Gradle
10 18 (36.00%) XML
10 18 (36.00%) Scrum
11 17 (34.00%) OOP
11 17 (34.00%) JMS
11 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
12 16 (32.00%) iPad
12 16 (32.00%) JDBC
12 16 (32.00%) JNDI
13 15 (30.00%) SQL
13 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
14 14 (28.00%) DevOps
14 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
15 12 (24.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (22.00%) Subversion
17 9 (18.00%) PowerShell

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 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) JBoss
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) IaaS
3 3 (6.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
1 3 (6.00%) Network Security
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.00%) GIS
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (50.00%) JUnit
2 21 (42.00%) Maven
3 20 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (36.00%) Gradle
5 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 12 (24.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (22.00%) Subversion
8 6 (12.00%) ClearCase
8 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
9 5 (10.00%) CruiseControl
9 5 (10.00%) Mercurial
10 4 (8.00%) JIRA
10 4 (8.00%) Mockito
10 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (6.00%) IntelliJ
11 3 (6.00%) Selenium
12 2 (4.00%) FogBugz
12 2 (4.00%) Redmine
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Developer
2 29 (58.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (48.00%) Senior Developer
4 23 (46.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Build Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Release Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) Spring
1 24 (48.00%) Web Services
2 22 (44.00%) Hibernate
2 22 (44.00%) SOAP
3 18 (36.00%) XML
4 17 (34.00%) JMS
5 16 (32.00%) JDBC
5 16 (32.00%) JNDI
6 7 (14.00%) J2EE
6 7 (14.00%) RESTful
7 6 (12.00%) .NET
7 6 (12.00%) JPA
8 5 (10.00%) Java EE
9 4 (8.00%) REST
9 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
10 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.00%) Ajax
11 2 (4.00%) HTML
11 2 (4.00%) JSON
11 2 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) iPad
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Contactless
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.00%) Android
4 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.00%) CentOS
6 2 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) TDD
3 20 (40.00%) OO
4 19 (38.00%) BDD
5 18 (36.00%) Scrum
6 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
6 17 (34.00%) OOP
7 14 (28.00%) DevOps
8 8 (16.00%) MVC
9 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.00%) SDLC
11 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
13 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
13 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (6.00%) Kanban
13 3 (6.00%) Microservices
13 3 (6.00%) Service Management
14 2 (4.00%) High Availability
14 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (16.00%) Python
5 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.00%) Groovy
6 6 (12.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) C
7 3 (6.00%) C#
7 3 (6.00%) C++
8 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.00%) Jython
8 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) CCNA
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Postfix
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 4 (8.00%) Salt
4 1 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.00%) Cacti
4 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.00%) Icinga
4 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco
3 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.00%) TIBCO