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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 236 193 217
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +24
Permanent jobs citing Ant 18 71 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.92% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.45% 5.55% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 62 31
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -26.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1243 1280 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.00% 16.60% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1049 1046
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Ant
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Ant Salary Trend in the East of England

Ant
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram in the East of England

Ant
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Hertfordshire -15 15 £45,000 +2.85%
Suffolk +1 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridgeshire +5 1 - - 2
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 51 (96.23%) Java
2 39 (73.58%) HTML
2 39 (73.58%) CSS
3 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
4 34 (64.15%) Oracle
5 33 (62.26%) Maven
6 30 (56.60%) WebSphere
6 30 (56.60%) jQuery
6 30 (56.60%) J2EE
7 28 (52.83%) XML
8 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (49.06%) Web Development
10 25 (47.17%) HTML5
10 25 (47.17%) JUnit
11 24 (45.28%) WebLogic
11 24 (45.28%) MVC
12 23 (43.40%) JBoss
13 22 (41.51%) Python
13 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
13 22 (41.51%) JSON
14 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
15 20 (37.74%) Spring
15 20 (37.74%) SOA
16 19 (35.85%) Ruby
16 19 (35.85%) JIRA
16 19 (35.85%) Selenium
17 18 (33.96%) Open Source
17 18 (33.96%) IBM
17 18 (33.96%) OOP
18 17 (32.08%) PHP

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 30 (56.60%) WebSphere
2 24 (45.28%) WebLogic
3 23 (43.40%) JBoss
4 15 (28.30%) Tomcat
5 13 (24.53%) Apache
6 7 (13.21%) MQSeries
7 6 (11.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (7.55%) GlassFish
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (3.77%) CMS
10 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.89%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
1 2 (3.77%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) Internet
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) Relational Database
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database
3 11 (20.75%) MySQL
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
4 10 (18.87%) RDBMS
4 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.55%) Big Data
6 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.77%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (62.26%) Maven
2 25 (47.17%) JUnit
3 22 (41.51%) Git (software)
4 19 (35.85%) JIRA
4 19 (35.85%) Selenium
5 14 (26.42%) Eclipse
6 12 (22.64%) Subversion
7 8 (15.09%) Gradle
8 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
9 6 (11.32%) Log4j
10 2 (3.77%) Hudson
10 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
10 2 (3.77%) JMeter
10 2 (3.77%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Automotive
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (81.13%) Developer
2 36 (67.92%) Java Developer
3 20 (37.74%) Java Software Engineer
3 20 (37.74%) Software Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Lead Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Build Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (73.58%) HTML
1 39 (73.58%) CSS
2 30 (56.60%) J2EE
2 30 (56.60%) jQuery
3 28 (52.83%) XML
4 25 (47.17%) HTML5
5 22 (41.51%) JSON
6 20 (37.74%) Spring
7 17 (32.08%) Hibernate
8 16 (30.19%) CSS3
8 16 (30.19%) PhoneGap
8 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
8 16 (30.19%) Struts
9 10 (18.87%) Ajax
10 9 (16.98%) JMS
10 9 (16.98%) Servlets
11 8 (15.09%) Web Services
11 8 (15.09%) Spring MVC
12 7 (13.21%) JPA
12 7 (13.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Web 2.0
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) UNIX
2 9 (16.98%) Solaris
3 7 (13.21%) Linux
4 6 (11.32%) HPUX
5 3 (5.66%) Windows
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Web Development
3 24 (45.28%) MVC
4 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
5 20 (37.74%) SOA
6 18 (33.96%) OOP
6 18 (33.96%) Open Source
7 17 (32.08%) Mobile Development
8 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
9 11 (20.75%) SDLC
9 11 (20.75%) OO
10 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
10 7 (13.21%) Change Management
11 6 (11.32%) Content Management
12 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
12 4 (7.55%) UML
12 4 (7.55%) Change Control
12 4 (7.55%) Release Management
13 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
13 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) Java
2 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
3 22 (41.51%) Python
4 19 (35.85%) Ruby
5 17 (32.08%) PHP
6 12 (22.64%) SQL
7 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
7 6 (11.32%) XPath
8 4 (7.55%) C
9 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.89%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Puppet
1 3 (5.66%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Oracle
2 18 (33.96%) IBM
3 8 (15.09%) hybris
4 7 (13.21%) ATG
4 7 (13.21%) Intershop
4 7 (13.21%) Endeca
4 7 (13.21%) Adobe
4 7 (13.21%) Demandware
5 6 (11.32%) Interwoven
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Splunk