The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 13 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ant 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.25% - 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.27% - 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
Ant
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Development Applications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
11 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.92% 25.53% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 29
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -19.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Ant
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Ant Salary Trend in Belfast

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Maven
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) SDLC
4 6 (60.00%) Rapid7
4 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) SLA
4 6 (60.00%) Nmap
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Selenium
5 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (40.00%) JSON
6 4 (40.00%) Linux

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Redis
3 2 (20.00%) Hazelcast
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Maven
2 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) Metasploit
4 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (30.00%) Capybara
4 3 (30.00%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (20.00%) LoadUI
5 2 (20.00%) Gradle
5 2 (20.00%) Hudson
5 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (20.00%) JMeter
5 2 (20.00%) NetBeans
5 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Development Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Development Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Java Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
5 2 (20.00%) LESS
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) EclipseLink
5 2 (20.00%) iBATIS
5 2 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) Java EE
6 1 (10.00%) WSDL
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) VirtualBox
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (30.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Nmap
2 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) Rapid7
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Sencha