The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 124 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ant 25 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.11% 1.53% 1.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.33% 11.27% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 34
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
341 346 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.18% 13.55% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 279 299 298
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Ant
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ant Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Ant
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Ant
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead -11 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Watford +2 7 £67,500 +17.39%
Hitchin - 5 £55,000 -
Rickmansworth -6 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Ant
East of England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 48 (90.57%) Java
2 35 (66.04%) Oracle
3 32 (60.38%) XML
4 29 (54.72%) JavaScript
4 29 (54.72%) Maven
5 28 (52.83%) Git (software)
6 26 (49.06%) WebLogic
7 25 (47.17%) CSS
7 25 (47.17%) HTML
7 25 (47.17%) jQuery
7 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (45.28%) JIRA
8 24 (45.28%) J2EE
8 24 (45.28%) Python
9 23 (43.40%) WebSphere
10 22 (41.51%) Web Development
10 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
10 22 (41.51%) MVC
10 22 (41.51%) HTML5
11 20 (37.74%) Subversion
11 20 (37.74%) Mobile Development
12 19 (35.85%) Finance
12 19 (35.85%) JSON
12 19 (35.85%) SOA
12 19 (35.85%) Change Management
12 19 (35.85%) JUnit
13 18 (33.96%) PHP
13 18 (33.96%) Open Source
14 17 (32.08%) Ruby
14 17 (32.08%) JBoss

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (49.06%) WebLogic
2 23 (43.40%) WebSphere
3 17 (32.08%) JBoss
4 12 (22.64%) Apache
5 11 (20.75%) Tomcat
6 6 (11.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
8 3 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Drupal
10 1 (1.89%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Fredhopper
2 2 (3.77%) Magento
3 1 (1.89%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.89%) Temenos Globus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) HTTP
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.98%) MySQL
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) DB2
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) UniData
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Maven
2 28 (52.83%) Git (software)
3 24 (45.28%) JIRA
4 20 (37.74%) Subversion
5 19 (35.85%) JUnit
6 16 (30.19%) Selenium
7 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
8 11 (20.75%) Hudson
9 9 (16.98%) Eclipse
10 4 (7.55%) Gradle
11 3 (5.66%) Log4j
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Developer
2 23 (43.40%) Java Developer
3 19 (35.85%) Java Software Engineer
3 19 (35.85%) Software Engineer
4 15 (28.30%) Build Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Build Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Build and Release Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Release Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) XML
2 25 (47.17%) CSS
2 25 (47.17%) HTML
2 25 (47.17%) jQuery
3 24 (45.28%) J2EE
4 22 (41.51%) HTML5
5 19 (35.85%) JSON
6 16 (30.19%) CSS3
6 16 (30.19%) PhoneGap
6 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
7 13 (24.53%) Spring
8 9 (16.98%) Middleware
8 9 (16.98%) Struts
8 9 (16.98%) .NET
9 8 (15.09%) Web Services
9 8 (15.09%) XSLT
10 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
10 7 (13.21%) Servlets
11 6 (11.32%) Spring MVC
11 6 (11.32%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) PKI
1 3 (5.66%) Web 2.0
2 2 (3.77%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) UNIX
2 7 (13.21%) Solaris
3 5 (9.43%) Linux
4 3 (5.66%) HPUX
5 2 (3.77%) Windows
5 2 (3.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) Web Development
2 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
2 22 (41.51%) MVC
3 20 (37.74%) Mobile Development
4 19 (35.85%) SOA
4 19 (35.85%) Change Management
5 18 (33.96%) Open Source
6 16 (30.19%) OOP
6 16 (30.19%) SDLC
7 13 (24.53%) Configuration Management
7 13 (24.53%) Release Management
7 13 (24.53%) Change Control
8 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
9 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
10 6 (11.32%) UML
10 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
10 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (11.32%) DevOps
11 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 48 (90.57%) Java
2 29 (54.72%) JavaScript
3 24 (45.28%) Python
4 18 (33.96%) PHP
5 17 (32.08%) Ruby
6 12 (22.64%) SQL
7 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
8 5 (9.43%) C
9 4 (7.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (5.66%) XPath
11 2 (3.77%) Jython
12 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Oracle
2 14 (26.42%) IBM
3 8 (15.09%) CA
3 8 (15.09%) hybris
4 6 (11.32%) Adobe
4 6 (11.32%) Intershop
4 6 (11.32%) Endeca
4 6 (11.32%) ATG
4 6 (11.32%) Demandware
5 3 (5.66%) Sun
5 3 (5.66%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.89%) jBASE
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft