The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 102 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ant 12 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 0.069% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% 0.45% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
Ant
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
336 223 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.09% 15.32% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 251 193 230
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Cambridge region.

Ant Salary Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (69.57%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Maven
4 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) Ruby
6 8 (34.78%) Spring
7 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) XML
7 7 (30.43%) C++
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Subversion
9 5 (21.74%) vSphere
9 5 (21.74%) Documentum
9 5 (21.74%) LiveCycle
9 5 (21.74%) Perl
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) XSD
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (21.74%) Adobe
9 5 (21.74%) EMC
10 4 (17.39%) MKS
10 4 (17.39%) Perforce
10 4 (17.39%) Sencha
10 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
10 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
10 4 (17.39%) Project Management
10 4 (17.39%) Quality Management

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (21.74%) Documentum
1 5 (21.74%) LiveCycle
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
1 4 (17.39%) 3G
1 4 (17.39%) LTE
2 3 (13.04%) Wireless
3 2 (8.70%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) HBase
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Maven
2 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) Subversion
4 4 (17.39%) JMeter
4 4 (17.39%) Hudson
4 4 (17.39%) CMake
5 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
6 1 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Documentum Support
4 4 (17.39%) Java Swing Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Release Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Documentum Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Support Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Build and Release Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Programmer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate
7 1 (4.35%) Author
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Author
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Spring
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) XSD
4 4 (17.39%) Swing
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (17.39%) Grails
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) Ext JS
4 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) Sencha Touch
5 3 (13.04%) Ajax
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) EJB
6 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.35%) XSLT
6 1 (4.35%) Java EE
6 1 (4.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Debian
4 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Time Management
3 4 (17.39%) QMS
3 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
5 1 (4.35%) Android Development
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) Ruby
3 7 (30.43%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 4 (17.39%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) C
7 1 (4.35%) XPath
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Adobe
2 5 (21.74%) EMC
3 4 (17.39%) MKS
3 4 (17.39%) Perforce
3 4 (17.39%) Sencha
4 1 (4.35%) VMware