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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 102 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Ant 26 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.43% 0.22% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.58% 2.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
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
303 175 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.65% 9.74% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 260 148 177
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 1 May 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 30 (96.77%) Java
1 30 (96.77%) JavaScript
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) SOA
3 24 (77.42%) HTML
3 24 (77.42%) MVC
4 23 (74.19%) jQuery
4 23 (74.19%) HTML5
4 23 (74.19%) AngularJS
5 20 (64.52%) CSS
6 19 (61.29%) WebLogic
6 19 (61.29%) XML
7 17 (54.84%) Oracle
7 17 (54.84%) Spring
7 17 (54.84%) Maven
8 16 (51.61%) Build Automation
8 16 (51.61%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (51.61%) Subversion
9 13 (41.94%) JSON
9 13 (41.94%) JIRA
9 13 (41.94%) Selenium
9 13 (41.94%) CSS3
9 13 (41.94%) PhoneGap
9 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
9 13 (41.94%) Open Source
9 13 (41.94%) Mobile Development
9 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
9 13 (41.94%) Ruby
9 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
9 13 (41.94%) Web Development

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (61.29%) WebLogic
2 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
2 13 (41.94%) JBoss
3 6 (19.35%) Apache
3 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.90%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Maven
2 16 (51.61%) Subversion
3 13 (41.94%) JIRA
3 13 (41.94%) Selenium
3 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
3 13 (41.94%) JUnit
4 11 (35.48%) Gradle
5 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
5 6 (19.35%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Java Developer
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Software Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Java Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (3.23%) IT Assistant
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) HTML
2 23 (74.19%) jQuery
2 23 (74.19%) HTML5
2 23 (74.19%) AngularJS
3 20 (64.52%) CSS
4 19 (61.29%) XML
5 17 (54.84%) Spring
6 16 (51.61%) KnockoutJS
7 13 (41.94%) JSON
7 13 (41.94%) CSS3
7 13 (41.94%) PhoneGap
8 11 (35.48%) Hibernate
8 11 (35.48%) Java EE
8 11 (35.48%) JPA
9 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) J2EE
9 6 (19.35%) JSP
9 6 (19.35%) SOAP
9 6 (19.35%) Struts
9 6 (19.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) SOA
3 24 (77.42%) MVC
4 16 (51.61%) Build Automation
5 13 (41.94%) Mobile Development
5 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
5 13 (41.94%) Web Development
5 13 (41.94%) OOP
6 10 (32.26%) TDD
7 6 (19.35%) UML
7 6 (19.35%) Web Design
7 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
7 6 (19.35%) Release Management
7 6 (19.35%) Refactoring
8 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
1 30 (96.77%) JavaScript
2 13 (41.94%) Ruby
2 13 (41.94%) PHP
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) Perl
3 6 (19.35%) XPath
3 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.23%) SAP