The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 99 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ant 27 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.53% 0.27% 0.059%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.77% 2.45% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Ant
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
308 204 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.40% 11.20% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 254 173 189
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Ant Salary Trend in Birmingham

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 35 (100.00%) Java
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
3 29 (82.86%) HTML
4 28 (80.00%) MVC
5 27 (77.14%) SOA
5 27 (77.14%) jQuery
5 27 (77.14%) HTML5
5 27 (77.14%) AngularJS
6 23 (65.71%) CSS
7 21 (60.00%) XML
7 21 (60.00%) WebLogic
8 20 (57.14%) Spring
8 20 (57.14%) Maven
8 20 (57.14%) Oracle
9 18 (51.43%) Subversion
9 18 (51.43%) KnockoutJS
9 18 (51.43%) Build Automation
10 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
11 15 (42.86%) Ruby
11 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
11 15 (42.86%) Web Development
11 15 (42.86%) Selenium
11 15 (42.86%) JSON
11 15 (42.86%) JIRA
11 15 (42.86%) PHP
11 15 (42.86%) JUnit
11 15 (42.86%) Python
11 15 (42.86%) OOP
11 15 (42.86%) JBoss

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 21 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 15 (42.86%) JBoss
3 7 (20.00%) CMS
4 6 (17.14%) Apache
4 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (57.14%) Maven
2 18 (51.43%) Subversion
3 15 (42.86%) Selenium
3 15 (42.86%) JIRA
3 15 (42.86%) JUnit
3 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 14 (40.00%) Gradle
5 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
5 6 (17.14%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Java Developer
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (82.86%) HTML
2 27 (77.14%) jQuery
2 27 (77.14%) HTML5
2 27 (77.14%) AngularJS
3 23 (65.71%) CSS
4 21 (60.00%) XML
5 20 (57.14%) Spring
6 18 (51.43%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (42.86%) JSON
7 15 (42.86%) CSS3
7 15 (42.86%) PhoneGap
8 14 (40.00%) JPA
8 14 (40.00%) Hibernate
8 14 (40.00%) Java EE
9 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
9 6 (17.14%) JavaBeans
9 6 (17.14%) JAXB
9 6 (17.14%) SAX
9 6 (17.14%) JMX
9 6 (17.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Open Source
2 6 (17.14%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) MVC
3 27 (77.14%) SOA
4 18 (51.43%) Build Automation
5 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
6 15 (42.86%) Web Development
6 15 (42.86%) OOP
6 15 (42.86%) Mobile Development
7 13 (37.14%) TDD
8 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.00%) Scrum
9 6 (17.14%) Web Design
9 6 (17.14%) Refactoring
9 6 (17.14%) Release Management
9 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
9 6 (17.14%) UML
9 6 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (11.43%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
3 15 (42.86%) Ruby
3 15 (42.86%) PHP
3 15 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (17.14%) XPath
4 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
4 6 (17.14%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Oracle