The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 90 93 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ant 3 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 0.096% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.01% 0.63% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 - £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Ant
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
149 159 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.22% 15.26% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 121 137 104
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Ant
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Ant Salary Trend in Kent

Ant
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in Kent

Ant
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Sittingbourne - 2 £41,250 -
Maidstone - 1 £50,500 -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Apache
1 12 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 11 (91.67%) JSF
2 11 (91.67%) JSP
2 11 (91.67%) JUnit
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) JBoss
3 10 (83.33%) Eclipse
3 10 (83.33%) JSTL
4 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (75.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (75.00%) TestNG
4 9 (75.00%) RichFaces
5 7 (58.33%) JBoss Seam
6 6 (50.00%) Publishing
7 4 (33.33%) MySQL
8 3 (25.00%) SOAP
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
9 2 (16.67%) jMock
9 2 (16.67%) Mule
9 2 (16.67%) JPA
9 2 (16.67%) Maven
9 2 (16.67%) Scrum
9 2 (16.67%) HTML
9 2 (16.67%) Spring
9 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 2 (16.67%) RESTful
9 2 (16.67%) Spring Integration

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Mule
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) JUnit
2 10 (83.33%) Eclipse
3 9 (75.00%) TestNG
4 2 (16.67%) jMock
4 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Gradle
4 2 (16.67%) Mockito
4 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Java Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Junior J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 11 (91.67%) JSF
2 11 (91.67%) JSP
3 10 (83.33%) JSTL
4 9 (75.00%) RichFaces
5 7 (58.33%) JBoss Seam
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) JPA
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) Spring
7 2 (16.67%) RESTful
7 2 (16.67%) Spring Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) J2SE
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
8 1 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (8.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle