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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 27 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ant 2 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.20% 4.00% 6.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 20.00% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
20 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.05% 20.00% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 14
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) JBoss
1 19 (100.00%) Maven
2 16 (84.21%) Hibernate
2 16 (84.21%) WebSphere
2 16 (84.21%) GlassFish
2 16 (84.21%) WebLogic
2 16 (84.21%) PL/SQL
2 16 (84.21%) JMS
2 16 (84.21%) Data Mining
2 16 (84.21%) NoSQL
2 16 (84.21%) Gradle
3 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
3 14 (73.68%) RDBMS
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
4 13 (68.42%) OOP
4 13 (68.42%) OO
5 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
5 10 (52.63%) Degree
5 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
6 9 (47.37%) J2EE
7 8 (42.11%) Swing
7 8 (42.11%) Java EE
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (36.84%) Project Management
8 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
8 7 (36.84%) Open Source
9 6 (31.58%) Spring
9 6 (31.58%) MVC

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) JBoss
2 16 (84.21%) WebSphere
2 16 (84.21%) GlassFish
2 16 (84.21%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) Data Mining
1 16 (84.21%) NoSQL
2 14 (73.68%) RDBMS
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Maven
2 16 (84.21%) Gradle
3 5 (26.32%) JUnit
4 3 (15.79%) Rational Rose
4 3 (15.79%) JMeter
4 3 (15.79%) NUnit
4 3 (15.79%) ArgoUML
4 3 (15.79%) Cactus
4 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
4 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 3 (15.79%) DbUnit
4 3 (15.79%) JProfiler
4 3 (15.79%) Hudson
4 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.79%) Redmine
5 2 (10.53%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 5 (26.32%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
1 16 (84.21%) Java Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (15.79%) QA Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) JMS
1 16 (84.21%) Hibernate
2 9 (47.37%) J2EE
3 8 (42.11%) Java EE
3 8 (42.11%) Swing
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
7 2 (10.53%) JPA
7 2 (10.53%) Servlets
7 2 (10.53%) Struts
7 2 (10.53%) EJB
7 2 (10.53%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (36.84%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) OOP
1 13 (68.42%) OO
2 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) Use Case
6 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) PL/SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) HP