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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 122 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ant 20 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 0.098% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.13% 1.00% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 7
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
219 200 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.76% 9.80% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 201 170 165
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 39 (95.12%) HTML
1 39 (95.12%) Java
1 39 (95.12%) JavaScript
1 39 (95.12%) CSS
1 39 (95.12%) jQuery
2 38 (92.68%) JIRA
2 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (90.24%) MVC
3 37 (90.24%) JSON
3 37 (90.24%) OOP
3 37 (90.24%) XML
3 37 (90.24%) SOA
3 37 (90.24%) SC Cleared
3 37 (90.24%) Security Cleared
3 37 (90.24%) Git (software)
3 37 (90.24%) HTML5
3 37 (90.24%) PhoneGap
3 37 (90.24%) AngularJS
4 35 (85.37%) Mentoring
5 31 (75.61%) Ajax
5 31 (75.61%) Windows
5 31 (75.61%) User Experience
5 31 (75.61%) Windows 8
5 31 (75.61%) Sencha
5 31 (75.61%) Apple iOS
5 31 (75.61%) Android
6 26 (63.41%) ActionScript 3.0
6 26 (63.41%) Silverlight
6 26 (63.41%) Mobile App
6 26 (63.41%) Appcelerator Titanium

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
1 6 (14.63%) JBoss
1 6 (14.63%) MQSeries
1 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DHCP
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (92.68%) JIRA
2 37 (90.24%) Git (software)
3 26 (63.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (14.63%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (14.63%) Selenium
4 6 (14.63%) JUnit
5 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.32%) Subversion
5 3 (7.32%) Maven
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 24 (58.54%) Retail
2 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 26 (63.41%) Applications Developer
2 26 (63.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 26 (63.41%) Mobile Developer
3 18 (43.90%) Senior Developer
4 15 (36.59%) Senior Applications Developer
4 15 (36.59%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
6 5 (12.20%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.44%) IT Assistant
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.44%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) HTML
1 39 (95.12%) CSS
1 39 (95.12%) jQuery
2 37 (90.24%) HTML5
2 37 (90.24%) JSON
2 37 (90.24%) PhoneGap
2 37 (90.24%) AngularJS
2 37 (90.24%) XML
3 31 (75.61%) Ajax
4 26 (63.41%) Silverlight
5 6 (14.63%) Apache Camel
5 6 (14.63%) CSS3
6 3 (7.32%) JSP
7 2 (4.88%) .NET
7 2 (4.88%) J2EE
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.88%) JSTL
8 1 (2.44%) Spring
8 1 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (75.61%) User Experience
2 26 (63.41%) N-Tier
2 26 (63.41%) Blackberry
2 26 (63.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
1 31 (75.61%) Android
1 31 (75.61%) Apple iOS
1 31 (75.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (90.24%) OOP
2 37 (90.24%) SOA
2 37 (90.24%) MVC
3 35 (85.37%) Mentoring
4 26 (63.41%) Android Development
4 26 (63.41%) iOS Development
5 25 (60.98%) E-Commerce
6 24 (58.54%) Scrum
7 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (14.63%) UML
8 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.44%) SAP Implementation
10 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.44%) Web Marketing
10 1 (2.44%) ERP
10 1 (2.44%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 39 (95.12%) Java
1 39 (95.12%) JavaScript
2 26 (63.41%) ActionScript
2 26 (63.41%) Objective-C
2 26 (63.41%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (90.24%) SC Cleared
1 37 (90.24%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Sencha
2 26 (63.41%) Appcelerator
3 6 (14.63%) Talend
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) hybris