The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank - 63 90
Permanent jobs citing Ant 0 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 1.94% 0.093%
As % of the Development Applications category - 11.67% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 1
Average salary - £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
Ant
East of 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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
231 180 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.41% 16.59% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 181 135 160
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Ant
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Ant Salary Trend in Essex

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) JBoss
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (71.43%) Automotive
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
4 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (57.14%) GlassFish
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) JMS
5 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
5 3 (42.86%) Gradle
6 2 (28.57%) Swing
6 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 2 (28.57%) OOP
6 2 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 7 (100.00%) JBoss
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) GlassFish
2 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
2 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Gradle
General
1 5 (71.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
5 2 (28.57%) Swing
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle