The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 55 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ant 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.24% 1.74% 2.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 11.43% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Average salary - £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
Ant
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Development Applications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
83 35 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.00% 15.22% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 82 30 72
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Ant
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Ant Salary Trend in Ipswich

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) MSBuild
2 5 (71.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) EJB
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Struts
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Swing
4 2 (28.57%) IBM

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MSBuild
1 5 (71.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) FxCop
3 1 (14.29%) StyleCop
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) NuGet
3 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Release Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Build Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Build and Release Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Build Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Build and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) EJB
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Struts
1 2 (28.57%) Swing
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) HP