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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 90 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ant 7 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.55% 3.27% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 8
Average salary £58,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
197 214 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.56% 16.40% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 149 177 130
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,400 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 April 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) JBoss
1 12 (100.00%) Maven
1 12 (100.00%) Java EE
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
4 7 (58.33%) JMS
4 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 7 (58.33%) GlassFish
4 7 (58.33%) Gradle
4 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
5 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (41.67%) NUnit
5 5 (41.67%) Swing
5 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (41.67%) JUnit
6 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) HP

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) JBoss
2 7 (58.33%) GlassFish
2 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
2 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Maven
2 7 (58.33%) Gradle
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) JUnit
3 5 (41.67%) NUnit
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (33.33%) Cactus
4 4 (33.33%) DbUnit
4 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (33.33%) JMeter
4 4 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (8.33%) JProfiler
5 1 (8.33%) Rational Rose
5 1 (8.33%) Redmine
5 1 (8.33%) The Grinder
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) QA Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Java EE
2 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (58.33%) JMS
3 5 (41.67%) Swing
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) IBM