The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 199 215 196
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing Ant 18 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 1.68% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 23
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Ant
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
680 655 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.67% 11.71% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 531 561 618
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Ant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Ant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Ant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 7 £67,500 +63.63%
Slough +8 6 £52,500 +22.80%
Bracknell - 2 £41,250 -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) Java
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Degree
4 15 (48.39%) C++
4 15 (48.39%) Hibernate
5 13 (41.94%) Spring
5 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
6 11 (35.48%) C
6 11 (35.48%) JUnit
6 11 (35.48%) UNIX
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
7 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 10 (32.26%) CSS
7 10 (32.26%) SOAP
7 10 (32.26%) Subversion
7 10 (32.26%) Maven
8 9 (29.03%) Web Services
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
9 8 (25.81%) Python
9 8 (25.81%) JSON
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle
10 7 (22.58%) JSP
10 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
10 7 (22.58%) Ajax
10 7 (22.58%) Software Architecture
10 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
11 6 (19.35%) J2EE

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) Mule
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) SaaS
2 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (16.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LDAP
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) SSH
1 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 11 (35.48%) JUnit
3 10 (32.26%) Subversion
3 10 (32.26%) Maven
4 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
5 6 (19.35%) Gradle
6 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
7 2 (6.45%) WebObjects
7 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
8 1 (3.23%) Hudson
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.23%) JIRA
8 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C++ Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Junior Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Junior
3 6 (19.35%) Junior C++ Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Java Software Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Software Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Java Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Hibernate
2 13 (41.94%) Spring
3 10 (32.26%) SOAP
3 10 (32.26%) HTML
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
4 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 8 (25.81%) JSON
6 7 (22.58%) Ajax
6 7 (22.58%) JSP
7 6 (19.35%) J2EE
7 6 (19.35%) XML
8 4 (12.90%) jQuery
9 3 (9.68%) Struts
10 2 (6.45%) Java EE
10 2 (6.45%) JMS
10 2 (6.45%) Servlets
10 2 (6.45%) ICEfaces
10 2 (6.45%) HTML5
10 2 (6.45%) REST
11 1 (3.23%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) iPad
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Wiki
4 1 (3.23%) DTV
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) UNIX
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) VxWorks
5 2 (6.45%) LynxOS
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Software Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) UML
5 4 (12.90%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) MODAF
6 2 (6.45%) Information Management
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) RUP
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) C++
3 11 (35.48%) C
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.81%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Korn
6 3 (9.68%) C-shell
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) PHP5
7 2 (6.45%) Bourne shell
7 2 (6.45%) Ada
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CITP
3 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.23%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (3.23%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) YUM
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) Google
3 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (12.90%) JBoss
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) SAP
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) Sun
6 2 (6.45%) hybris
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) BEA
7 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Vignette