The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 36 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ant 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.61% 0.62% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% 3.23% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -15.73%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Ant
Essex

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

Development Applications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 11.52% 19.25% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 16
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Ant
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Ant Salary Trend in Colchester

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) DbUnit
3 3 (60.00%) JProfiler
3 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) Redmine
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (60.00%) Cactus
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Rose
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 (100.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Cactus
2 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) DbUnit
2 3 (60.00%) JProfiler
2 3 (60.00%) Hudson
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Redmine
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Rose
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) ArgoUML
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) Swing
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OOP
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) HP