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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 97 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ant 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 0.094% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 0.67% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -27.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £45,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,500 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
168 150 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 13.30% 14.12% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 117 123 138
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram 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 3 March 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
Colchester -3 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Basildon - 1 £47,500 -
Ant
East of England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Java EE
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) Swing
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 4 (66.67%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Rational Rose
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (50.00%) JMeter
4 3 (50.00%) DbUnit
4 3 (50.00%) JProfiler
4 3 (50.00%) Hudson
4 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (50.00%) Redmine
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) FitNesse
4 3 (50.00%) Use Case
4 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Cactus
2 3 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (50.00%) DbUnit
2 3 (50.00%) JProfiler
2 3 (50.00%) Hudson
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Redmine
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) ArgoUML
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Swing
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) JNDI
3 1 (16.67%) AWT
3 1 (16.67%) J2SE
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Use Case
2 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) HP