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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 85 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Ant 11 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.86% 0.79% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.58% 5.88% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 7
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
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
197 153 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.35% 13.40% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 133 135 117
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 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
(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
Colchester +12 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Brentwood - 4 £42,500 -
Ant
East of England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (96.30%) Oracle
2 26 (96.30%) JBoss
2 26 (96.30%) Maven
3 23 (85.19%) Hibernate
3 23 (85.19%) WebSphere
3 23 (85.19%) JMS
3 23 (85.19%) Data Mining
3 23 (85.19%) WebLogic
3 23 (85.19%) PL/SQL
3 23 (85.19%) GlassFish
3 23 (85.19%) NoSQL
3 23 (85.19%) Gradle
4 19 (70.37%) Relational Database
4 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
4 19 (70.37%) RDBMS
5 16 (59.26%) OOP
5 16 (59.26%) OO
6 14 (51.85%) J2EE
7 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
7 13 (48.15%) Degree
7 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
8 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (40.74%) Swing
8 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
8 11 (40.74%) Open Source
9 10 (37.04%) Project Management
9 10 (37.04%) Spring
9 10 (37.04%) Java EE
9 10 (37.04%) MVC

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 26 (96.30%) JBoss
2 23 (85.19%) WebSphere
2 23 (85.19%) GlassFish
2 23 (85.19%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) Data Mining
1 23 (85.19%) NoSQL
2 19 (70.37%) RDBMS
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) Relational Database
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (96.30%) Maven
2 23 (85.19%) Gradle
3 8 (29.63%) JUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Rational Rose
4 3 (11.11%) JMeter
4 3 (11.11%) NUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Cactus
4 3 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 3 (11.11%) ArgoUML
4 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 3 (11.11%) DbUnit
4 3 (11.11%) JProfiler
4 3 (11.11%) Hudson
4 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 3 (11.11%) Redmine
5 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (7.41%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (3.70%) TestNG
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
1 24 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Java Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) JMS
1 23 (85.19%) Hibernate
2 14 (51.85%) J2EE
3 11 (40.74%) Swing
4 10 (37.04%) Spring
4 10 (37.04%) Java EE
5 8 (29.63%) Ajax
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) Servlets
7 4 (14.81%) Struts
7 4 (14.81%) EJB
7 4 (14.81%) Java SE
7 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
7 4 (14.81%) JPA
8 1 (3.70%) JNI
8 1 (3.70%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
2 11 (40.74%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) OOP
1 16 (59.26%) OO
2 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Use Case
6 3 (11.11%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) PL/SQL
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) AccuRev