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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 106 119 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing Ant 21 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 0.052% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.95% 0.44% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
353 227 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.31% 11.88% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 301 207 224
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (100.00%) Java
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
3 34 (89.47%) HTML
4 33 (86.84%) MVC
5 32 (84.21%) jQuery
5 32 (84.21%) HTML5
5 32 (84.21%) AngularJS
6 30 (78.95%) SOA
7 28 (73.68%) CSS
8 24 (63.16%) XML
8 24 (63.16%) WebLogic
9 21 (55.26%) Software Engineering
10 20 (52.63%) Ruby
10 20 (52.63%) WebSphere
10 20 (52.63%) Web Development
10 20 (52.63%) JSON
10 20 (52.63%) JIRA
10 20 (52.63%) Selenium
10 20 (52.63%) PHP
10 20 (52.63%) JUnit
10 20 (52.63%) Python
10 20 (52.63%) OOP
10 20 (52.63%) JBoss
10 20 (52.63%) CSS3
10 20 (52.63%) PhoneGap
10 20 (52.63%) Git (software)
10 20 (52.63%) Open Source
10 20 (52.63%) Mobile Development
11 18 (47.37%) Oracle

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (63.16%) WebLogic
2 20 (52.63%) JBoss
2 20 (52.63%) WebSphere
3 7 (18.42%) CMS
4 4 (10.53%) Apache
4 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) JUnit
1 20 (52.63%) JIRA
1 20 (52.63%) Selenium
1 20 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 18 (47.37%) Maven
3 16 (42.11%) Subversion
4 14 (36.84%) Gradle
5 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.53%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
1 34 (89.47%) Java Developer
2 20 (52.63%) Java Software Engineer
2 20 (52.63%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Java Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) HTML
2 32 (84.21%) jQuery
2 32 (84.21%) HTML5
2 32 (84.21%) AngularJS
3 28 (73.68%) CSS
4 24 (63.16%) XML
5 20 (52.63%) JSON
5 20 (52.63%) CSS3
5 20 (52.63%) PhoneGap
6 18 (47.37%) Spring
7 16 (42.11%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (36.84%) JPA
8 14 (36.84%) Hibernate
8 14 (36.84%) Java EE
9 6 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (15.79%) Apache Camel
9 6 (15.79%) Play Framework
9 6 (15.79%) Spring Boot
9 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 6 (15.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (86.84%) MVC
3 30 (78.95%) SOA
4 21 (55.26%) Software Engineering
5 20 (52.63%) Web Development
5 20 (52.63%) Open Source
5 20 (52.63%) OOP
5 20 (52.63%) Mobile Development
6 16 (42.11%) Build Automation
7 13 (34.21%) TDD
8 12 (31.58%) SDLC
9 7 (18.42%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (15.79%) Refactoring
10 6 (15.79%) Release Management
10 6 (15.79%) API Design
11 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
3 20 (52.63%) PHP
3 20 (52.63%) Python
3 20 (52.63%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) XPath
4 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle