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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 131 119 89
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Permanent jobs citing Ant 18 30 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.74% 1.21% 2.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.27% 8.47% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 40
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -26.08%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
422 354 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.44% 14.27% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 366 304 310
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Watford +3 9 £67,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £45,000 -
Ant
East of England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (92.73%) Java
2 34 (61.82%) JavaScript
2 34 (61.82%) Oracle
3 33 (60.00%) XML
4 31 (56.36%) CSS
4 31 (56.36%) HTML
4 31 (56.36%) jQuery
5 29 (52.73%) Git (software)
6 28 (50.91%) Maven
6 28 (50.91%) Python
7 27 (49.09%) WebLogic
7 27 (49.09%) MVC
7 27 (49.09%) WebSphere
7 27 (49.09%) Web Development
7 27 (49.09%) HTML5
8 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (47.27%) J2EE
9 25 (45.45%) JIRA
10 23 (41.82%) JSON
10 23 (41.82%) JUnit
10 23 (41.82%) SOA
11 22 (40.00%) Software Engineering
11 22 (40.00%) Mobile Development
12 21 (38.18%) Ruby
12 21 (38.18%) Open Source
12 21 (38.18%) PHP
13 19 (34.55%) OOP
13 19 (34.55%) JBoss
13 19 (34.55%) Selenium
13 19 (34.55%) CSS3

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (49.09%) WebLogic
1 27 (49.09%) WebSphere
2 19 (34.55%) JBoss
3 14 (25.45%) Apache
3 14 (25.45%) Tomcat
4 6 (10.91%) MQSeries
4 6 (10.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (7.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Drupal
7 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Fredhopper
2 2 (3.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (7.27%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.36%) MySQL
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) DB2
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 29 (52.73%) Git (software)
2 28 (50.91%) Maven
3 25 (45.45%) JIRA
4 23 (41.82%) JUnit
5 19 (34.55%) Selenium
6 18 (32.73%) Subversion
7 12 (21.82%) Eclipse
7 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
8 9 (16.36%) Hudson
9 4 (7.27%) Gradle
9 4 (7.27%) Log4j
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Developer
2 26 (47.27%) Java Developer
3 22 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 22 (40.00%) Software Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Build Manager
5 8 (14.55%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Build Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Release Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Build and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) XML
2 31 (56.36%) HTML
2 31 (56.36%) CSS
2 31 (56.36%) jQuery
3 27 (49.09%) HTML5
4 26 (47.27%) J2EE
5 23 (41.82%) JSON
6 19 (34.55%) CSS3
6 19 (34.55%) PhoneGap
6 19 (34.55%) AngularJS
7 15 (27.27%) Spring
8 12 (21.82%) Struts
9 8 (14.55%) Spring MVC
9 8 (14.55%) Middleware
9 8 (14.55%) JPA
10 7 (12.73%) Hibernate
10 7 (12.73%) XSLT
10 7 (12.73%) Web Services
10 7 (12.73%) Servlets
10 7 (12.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Web 2.0
2 3 (5.45%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) UNIX
2 8 (14.55%) Solaris
3 6 (10.91%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) HPUX
5 3 (5.45%) Windows
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) MVC
1 27 (49.09%) Web Development
2 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.82%) SOA
4 22 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 22 (40.00%) Mobile Development
5 21 (38.18%) Open Source
6 19 (34.55%) OOP
7 16 (29.09%) Change Management
7 16 (29.09%) SDLC
8 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
9 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 10 (18.18%) Release Management
9 10 (18.18%) Change Control
10 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
11 5 (9.09%) UML
11 5 (9.09%) DevOps
12 4 (7.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (92.73%) Java
2 34 (61.82%) JavaScript
3 28 (50.91%) Python
4 21 (38.18%) Ruby
4 21 (38.18%) PHP
5 11 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.09%) C
8 4 (7.27%) XPath
8 4 (7.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (3.64%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.45%) Puppet
1 3 (5.45%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Oracle
2 17 (30.91%) IBM
3 10 (18.18%) hybris
4 8 (14.55%) ATG
4 8 (14.55%) Intershop
4 8 (14.55%) Endeca
4 8 (14.55%) Adobe
4 8 (14.55%) Demandware
5 5 (9.09%) CA
6 4 (7.27%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.82%) Splunk