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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 93 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ant 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.39% - 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.58% - 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
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
155 171 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.11% 15.41% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 135 140 100
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 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
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 20 August 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 - 3 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £50,500 -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 13 (92.86%) J2EE
2 13 (92.86%) JUnit
2 13 (92.86%) Apache
3 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) JBoss
3 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
3 12 (85.71%) JSP
3 12 (85.71%) JSF
4 11 (78.57%) JSTL
4 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
5 10 (71.43%) Integration Testing
5 10 (71.43%) TestNG
5 10 (71.43%) RichFaces
6 8 (57.14%) JBoss Seam
7 7 (50.00%) Publishing
8 5 (35.71%) MySQL
9 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 4 (28.57%) Web Services
10 3 (21.43%) SOAP
10 3 (21.43%) Oracle
10 3 (21.43%) J2SE
10 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
10 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
10 3 (21.43%) Subversion
10 3 (21.43%) jMock
10 3 (21.43%) Scrum
10 3 (21.43%) Spring
10 3 (21.43%) SoapUI

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (92.86%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) JUnit
2 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
3 10 (71.43%) TestNG
4 3 (21.43%) Subversion
4 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
4 3 (21.43%) jMock
5 2 (14.29%) Gradle
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Mockito
5 2 (14.29%) Maven
6 1 (7.14%) EasyMock
6 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
6 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
6 1 (7.14%) Hudson
General
1 7 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Senior Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Java Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 13 (92.86%) J2EE
3 12 (85.71%) JSP
3 12 (85.71%) JSF
4 11 (78.57%) JSTL
5 10 (71.43%) RichFaces
6 8 (57.14%) JBoss Seam
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) SOAP
8 3 (21.43%) Spring
8 3 (21.43%) J2SE
8 3 (21.43%) RESTful
9 2 (14.29%) JPA
9 2 (14.29%) Spring Integration
9 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
9 2 (14.29%) HTML
9 2 (14.29%) FreeMarker
9 2 (14.29%) jQuery
9 2 (14.29%) CSS
10 1 (7.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects