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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 114 125 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ant 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.35% 0.20% 0.059%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 1.54% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £60,000 £33,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
250 259 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.66% 12.75% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 226 241 191
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) JSP
3 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
3 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
3 7 (63.64%) Maven
4 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) J2EE
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) SOA
5 5 (45.45%) JSTL
5 5 (45.45%) JIRA
5 5 (45.45%) Retail
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
6 4 (36.36%) Silverlight
6 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
6 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
6 4 (36.36%) ActionScript
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) PhoneGap
3 4 (36.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
5 1 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Applications Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) JSP
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) JSTL
4 5 (45.45%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) Silverlight
5 4 (36.36%) JSON
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) Mustache
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) Servlets
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Android Development
2 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Web Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) ActionScript
2 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
2 4 (36.36%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) XPath
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Sencha
1 4 (36.36%) Appcelerator
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) hybris