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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 115 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ant 15 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.73% 1.12% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 4
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 £43,000 £41,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £69,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
194 179 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.60% 9.81% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 181 144 175
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (95.35%) Java
1 41 (95.35%) JavaScript
2 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (90.70%) HTML
3 39 (90.70%) CSS
3 39 (90.70%) XML
3 39 (90.70%) SOA
3 39 (90.70%) jQuery
4 38 (88.37%) JIRA
5 37 (86.05%) OOP
5 37 (86.05%) MVC
5 37 (86.05%) JSON
5 37 (86.05%) SC Cleared
5 37 (86.05%) Security Cleared
5 37 (86.05%) Git (software)
5 37 (86.05%) HTML5
5 37 (86.05%) PhoneGap
5 37 (86.05%) AngularJS
6 35 (81.40%) Mentoring
7 31 (72.09%) Windows
7 31 (72.09%) Ajax
7 31 (72.09%) Android
7 31 (72.09%) Sencha
7 31 (72.09%) Apple iOS
7 31 (72.09%) Windows 8
7 31 (72.09%) User Experience
8 26 (60.47%) ActionScript
8 26 (60.47%) N-Tier
8 26 (60.47%) Blackberry
8 26 (60.47%) Objective-C

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.95%) JBoss
2 6 (13.95%) MQSeries
2 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (88.37%) JIRA
2 37 (86.05%) Git (software)
3 26 (60.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (13.95%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (13.95%) Selenium
4 6 (13.95%) JUnit
5 5 (11.63%) Eclipse
5 5 (11.63%) Subversion
5 5 (11.63%) Maven
6 2 (4.65%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 26 (60.47%) Retail
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 26 (60.47%) Applications Developer
2 26 (60.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 26 (60.47%) Mobile Developer
3 18 (41.86%) Senior Developer
4 15 (34.88%) Senior Applications Developer
4 15 (34.88%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Architect
6 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 1 (2.33%) IT Assistant
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.33%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.33%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (90.70%) XML
1 39 (90.70%) HTML
1 39 (90.70%) CSS
1 39 (90.70%) jQuery
2 37 (86.05%) HTML5
2 37 (86.05%) AngularJS
2 37 (86.05%) JSON
2 37 (86.05%) PhoneGap
3 31 (72.09%) Ajax
4 26 (60.47%) Silverlight
5 6 (13.95%) Apache Camel
5 6 (13.95%) CSS3
6 5 (11.63%) JSP
7 4 (9.30%) J2EE
8 3 (6.98%) Spring
9 2 (4.65%) SOAP
9 2 (4.65%) Struts
9 2 (4.65%) Web Services
9 2 (4.65%) .NET
9 2 (4.65%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (72.09%) User Experience
2 26 (60.47%) N-Tier
2 26 (60.47%) Blackberry
2 26 (60.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) Windows
1 31 (72.09%) Android
1 31 (72.09%) Apple iOS
1 31 (72.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (90.70%) SOA
3 37 (86.05%) MVC
3 37 (86.05%) OOP
4 35 (81.40%) Mentoring
5 26 (60.47%) Android Development
5 26 (60.47%) iOS Development
6 25 (58.14%) E-Commerce
7 24 (55.81%) Scrum
8 8 (18.60%) UML
9 7 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.65%) Web Design
11 2 (4.65%) Build Automation
11 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
11 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (2.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) Java
1 41 (95.35%) JavaScript
2 26 (60.47%) ActionScript
2 26 (60.47%) Objective-C
2 26 (60.47%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) XPath
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) SC Cleared
1 37 (86.05%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Sencha
2 26 (60.47%) Appcelerator
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle
4 6 (13.95%) Talend
5 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) hybris