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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 166 164 164
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Ant 14 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 1.15% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
533 522 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.54% 15.91% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 430 448 430
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
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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
Nottinghamshire +12 11 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £55,000 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 27 (84.38%) Java
2 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (71.88%) Eclipse
4 22 (68.75%) Oracle
5 20 (62.50%) XML
5 20 (62.50%) Tomcat
5 20 (62.50%) Maven
5 20 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (50.00%) Linux
6 16 (50.00%) SOA
7 15 (46.88%) Finance
7 15 (46.88%) Puppet
7 15 (46.88%) Hudson
7 15 (46.88%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (43.75%) Apache
8 14 (43.75%) Middleware
9 13 (40.63%) JDeveloper
9 13 (40.63%) SSL
9 13 (40.63%) XHTML
9 13 (40.63%) WSDL
9 13 (40.63%) XSD
9 13 (40.63%) XSL
9 13 (40.63%) CSS
9 13 (40.63%) WebLogic
9 13 (40.63%) HTML
9 13 (40.63%) SQL
9 13 (40.63%) MVC
9 13 (40.63%) Subversion
9 13 (40.63%) BPMN
9 13 (40.63%) Oracle Fusion

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 20 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 14 (43.75%) Apache
3 13 (40.63%) WebLogic
3 13 (40.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (31.25%) Apache Solr
5 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
5 9 (28.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) SSL
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) DB2
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
3 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Eclipse
2 20 (62.50%) Maven
3 15 (46.88%) Hudson
4 13 (40.63%) JDeveloper
4 13 (40.63%) Subversion
5 11 (34.38%) JUnit
6 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.13%) Build Forge
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Games
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (12.50%) Back Office
3 4 (12.50%) Advertising
4 3 (9.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineer
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Lead Developer
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Graduate
5 3 (9.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) XML
2 14 (43.75%) Middleware
3 13 (40.63%) XHTML
3 13 (40.63%) WSDL
3 13 (40.63%) XSD
3 13 (40.63%) XSL
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (40.63%) Ajax
4 12 (37.50%) J2EE
5 9 (28.13%) JSP
6 8 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
7 7 (21.88%) Java EE
8 6 (18.75%) EJB
8 6 (18.75%) Servlets
8 6 (18.75%) Struts
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) JDBC
9 4 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (50.00%) SOA
4 13 (40.63%) MVC
4 13 (40.63%) BPMN
4 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
5 12 (37.50%) Scrum
5 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 10 (31.25%) UML
7 8 (25.00%) OO
7 8 (25.00%) BPEL
8 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 6 (18.75%) RAD
8 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) OWASP
9 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) Puppet
1 15 (46.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) Intershop
3 4 (12.50%) ATG
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) hybris
3 4 (12.50%) Demandware
4 3 (9.38%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Google