The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 162 181 139
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -42
Permanent jobs citing Ant 5 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.14% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 0.74% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 19
Average salary £45,000 £42,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.14% +0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,120 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Ant
England

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

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
429 673 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.39% 19.05% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 389 577 447
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Ant
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ant Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Ant
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Ant
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £36,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 - 2
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (92.86%) Java
1 13 (92.86%) Maven
2 11 (78.57%) Subversion
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) JUnit
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (42.86%) SOA
4 6 (42.86%) Puppet
4 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (35.71%) DB2
5 5 (35.71%) PHP
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) IBM
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) SAP
6 4 (28.57%) JBoss
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (28.57%) JBoss
3 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
5 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Maven
2 11 (78.57%) Subversion
3 7 (50.00%) JUnit
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Hudson
6 2 (14.29%) JDeveloper
6 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 1 (7.14%) Build Forge
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Web Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Web Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Java EE
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) Ajax
3 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 3 (21.43%) XHTML
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) XML Schema
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) JSP
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) JAXB
5 2 (14.29%) XSD
5 2 (14.29%) XSL
5 2 (14.29%) WSDL
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) BPMN
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) BPEL
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
1 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Sun