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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 116 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ant 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.064% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.46% 0.58% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £56,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £37,500 £44,500
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
203 173 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.11% 11.12% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 189 140 155
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 39 (97.50%) Java
1 39 (97.50%) JavaScript
2 37 (92.50%) HTML
2 37 (92.50%) CSS
2 37 (92.50%) XML
2 37 (92.50%) SOA
2 37 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (92.50%) jQuery
3 35 (87.50%) JIRA
3 35 (87.50%) JSON
3 35 (87.50%) Git (software)
3 35 (87.50%) HTML5
3 35 (87.50%) PhoneGap
3 35 (87.50%) AngularJS
3 35 (87.50%) MVC
3 35 (87.50%) OOP
4 33 (82.50%) SC Cleared
4 33 (82.50%) Security Cleared
5 31 (77.50%) Mentoring
6 27 (67.50%) Windows
6 27 (67.50%) User Experience
6 27 (67.50%) Windows 8
6 27 (67.50%) Android
6 27 (67.50%) Sencha
6 27 (67.50%) Apple iOS
6 27 (67.50%) Ajax
7 22 (55.00%) Silverlight
7 22 (55.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 22 (55.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 22 (55.00%) Mobile App

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (20.00%) JBoss
2 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (15.00%) MQSeries
4 4 (10.00%) Apache
4 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DHCP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (87.50%) JIRA
1 35 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 22 (55.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 8 (20.00%) Selenium
3 8 (20.00%) JUnit
4 6 (15.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.00%) Subversion
5 4 (10.00%) Maven
6 2 (5.00%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (55.00%) Retail
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) Applications Developer
2 22 (55.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 22 (55.00%) Mobile Developer
3 15 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Senior Applications Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Architect
7 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Java Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 1 (2.50%) IT Assistant
10 1 (2.50%) Android Developer
10 1 (2.50%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) XML
1 37 (92.50%) CSS
1 37 (92.50%) HTML
1 37 (92.50%) jQuery
2 35 (87.50%) HTML5
2 35 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 35 (87.50%) JSON
2 35 (87.50%) PhoneGap
3 27 (67.50%) Ajax
4 22 (55.00%) Silverlight
5 8 (20.00%) CSS3
6 6 (15.00%) Apache Camel
7 4 (10.00%) J2EE
7 4 (10.00%) JSP
8 2 (5.00%) SOAP
8 2 (5.00%) Struts
8 2 (5.00%) Web Services
8 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (5.00%) .NET
8 2 (5.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (67.50%) User Experience
2 22 (55.00%) N-Tier
2 22 (55.00%) Blackberry
2 22 (55.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
1 27 (67.50%) Android
1 27 (67.50%) Apple iOS
1 27 (67.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) SOA
1 37 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (87.50%) MVC
2 35 (87.50%) OOP
3 31 (77.50%) Mentoring
4 22 (55.00%) Android Development
4 22 (55.00%) iOS Development
5 20 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 20 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (20.00%) UML
7 7 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.00%) Build Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.00%) Web Development
8 2 (5.00%) Web Design
9 1 (2.50%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Java
1 39 (97.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (55.00%) ActionScript
2 22 (55.00%) Objective-C
2 22 (55.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 4 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) XPath
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (82.50%) SC Cleared
1 33 (82.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Sencha
2 22 (55.00%) Appcelerator
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) Talend
5 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft