The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 117 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ant 34 51 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.37% 2.39% 3.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.24% 13.35% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 43
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £63,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
368 382 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.81% 17.90% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 320 310 386
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Ant
East of England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
Hertford -2 19 £40,000 -20.00%
Watford -10 6 - -
Rickmansworth -9 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
Hitchin - 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £42,500 -
Ant
East of England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 62 (96.88%) Java
2 47 (73.44%) JavaScript
2 47 (73.44%) Oracle
3 43 (67.19%) Spring
4 41 (64.06%) Maven
4 41 (64.06%) JSP
5 40 (62.50%) XML
5 40 (62.50%) SQL
6 37 (57.81%) Subversion
7 36 (56.25%) J2EE
7 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
7 36 (56.25%) XSLT
8 35 (54.69%) JDBC
9 34 (53.13%) Servlets
10 31 (48.44%) Web Services
11 30 (46.88%) Multithreading
12 29 (45.31%) Retail
12 29 (45.31%) Eclipse
12 29 (45.31%) Struts
13 28 (43.75%) MySQL
13 28 (43.75%) Hibernate
14 24 (37.50%) Apache
15 23 (35.94%) WebLogic
15 23 (35.94%) Tomcat
15 23 (35.94%) WebSphere
16 21 (32.81%) Web Development
16 21 (32.81%) Degree
16 21 (32.81%) UNIX
17 20 (31.25%) C
17 20 (31.25%) MS Excel

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 24 (37.50%) Apache
2 23 (35.94%) Tomcat
2 23 (35.94%) WebLogic
2 23 (35.94%) WebSphere
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (9.38%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.13%) IIS
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.56%) Node.js
7 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.56%) lighttpd
Applications
1 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Fredhopper
2 6 (9.38%) Tridion
3 1 (1.56%) Temenos Globus
3 1 (1.56%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) HTTP
2 7 (10.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 28 (43.75%) MySQL
3 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.50%) DB2
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.13%) UniData
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (64.06%) Maven
2 37 (57.81%) Subversion
3 29 (45.31%) Eclipse
4 6 (9.38%) Log4j
4 6 (9.38%) JUnit
4 6 (9.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.56%) Hudson
6 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.56%) Grunt
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 29 (45.31%) Retail
2 19 (29.69%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (73.44%) Developer
2 44 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Middleware Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Team Leader
5 7 (10.94%) Development Team Leader
5 7 (10.94%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (1.56%) Build Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (1.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (1.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (67.19%) Spring
2 41 (64.06%) JSP
3 40 (62.50%) XML
4 36 (56.25%) XSLT
4 36 (56.25%) J2EE
5 35 (54.69%) JDBC
6 34 (53.13%) Servlets
7 31 (48.44%) Web Services
8 29 (45.31%) Struts
9 28 (43.75%) Hibernate
10 18 (28.13%) HTML
11 13 (20.31%) XMLBeans
12 11 (17.19%) XML Schema
13 10 (15.63%) Middleware
14 9 (14.06%) Spring MVC
14 9 (14.06%) jQuery
14 9 (14.06%) JPA
15 8 (12.50%) HTML5
15 8 (12.50%) Swing
15 8 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.38%) Web 2.0
3 4 (6.25%) PKI
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) UNIX
2 15 (23.44%) Solaris
3 13 (20.31%) Linux
4 10 (15.63%) Android
4 10 (15.63%) Apple iOS
5 6 (9.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Multithreading
2 21 (32.81%) Web Development
3 16 (25.00%) SOA
3 16 (25.00%) MVC
4 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
5 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 10 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
6 10 (15.63%) Android Development
6 10 (15.63%) iOS Development
6 10 (15.63%) ERP
6 10 (15.63%) CRM
6 10 (15.63%) Workflow
7 9 (14.06%) UML
8 7 (10.94%) OO
9 6 (9.38%) RAD
9 6 (9.38%) ITIL
9 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.38%) Content Management
9 6 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (7.81%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (96.88%) Java
2 47 (73.44%) JavaScript
3 40 (62.50%) SQL
4 20 (31.25%) C
5 14 (21.88%) Shell Script
6 9 (14.06%) Python
6 9 (14.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 6 (9.38%) XPath
7 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.38%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (73.44%) Oracle
2 15 (23.44%) ATG
3 12 (18.75%) IBM
4 11 (17.19%) JBoss
5 9 (14.06%) Endeca
5 9 (14.06%) hybris
5 9 (14.06%) Demandware
6 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.94%) Adobe
8 6 (9.38%) Interwoven
8 6 (9.38%) Elastic Path
8 6 (9.38%) Blue Martini
9 2 (3.13%) Intershop
9 2 (3.13%) jBASE
10 1 (1.56%) CA