The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 118 124 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ant 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.052% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 1.21% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £31,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
233 247 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.17% 12.71% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 213 229 187
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Ant
West Midlands

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 9 July 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 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) JSTL
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) DOM
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) JSTL
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) DOM
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) JavaBeans
3 1 (20.00%) JAXB
3 1 (20.00%) SAX
3 1 (20.00%) JMX
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss