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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 92 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Ant 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.92% 0.40% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.79% 2.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
264 153 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.33% 15.12% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 250 131 139
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Sittingbourne -1 4 £33,750 -25.00%
Tonbridge - 3 £55,000 -
Maidstone +8 1 £37,500 -25.74%
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Java
1 30 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 28 (93.33%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) J2EE
3 27 (90.00%) JSP
4 26 (86.67%) SQL
5 24 (80.00%) XML
6 23 (76.67%) MySQL
7 22 (73.33%) JSON
8 21 (70.00%) Spring
8 21 (70.00%) Scrum
8 21 (70.00%) UML
9 19 (63.33%) JIRA
9 19 (63.33%) Subversion
9 19 (63.33%) Maven
9 19 (63.33%) AspectJ
9 19 (63.33%) AOP
9 19 (63.33%) RUP
9 19 (63.33%) Servlets
9 19 (63.33%) JDBC
9 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
10 18 (60.00%) OOP
11 17 (56.67%) OOD
11 17 (56.67%) Tomcat
11 17 (56.67%) IBM
11 17 (56.67%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
13 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
13 10 (33.33%) JUnit
14 9 (30.00%) Web Services

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (56.67%) Tomcat
1 17 (56.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (30.00%) Apache
3 8 (26.67%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 19 (63.33%) Subversion
2 19 (63.33%) Maven
2 19 (63.33%) JIRA
2 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (33.33%) JUnit
4 7 (23.33%) TestNG
5 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.67%) EasyMock
6 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 2 (6.67%) jMock
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Publishing
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
1 30 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 20 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 18 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 18 (60.00%) Senior Developer
4 16 (53.33%) J2EE Developer
4 16 (53.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 16 (53.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) J2EE
2 27 (90.00%) JSP
3 24 (80.00%) XML
4 22 (73.33%) JSON
5 21 (70.00%) Spring
6 19 (63.33%) Servlets
6 19 (63.33%) JDBC
7 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
8 9 (30.00%) Web Services
9 8 (26.67%) JSTL
10 7 (23.33%) JSF
10 7 (23.33%) RichFaces
10 7 (23.33%) SOAP
11 4 (13.33%) FreeMarker
11 4 (13.33%) RESTful
12 3 (10.00%) Java EE
12 3 (10.00%) REST
13 2 (6.67%) XSD
13 2 (6.67%) Swing
14 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) UML
1 21 (70.00%) Scrum
2 19 (63.33%) RUP
2 19 (63.33%) AOP
3 18 (60.00%) OOP
4 17 (56.67%) OOD
5 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.00%) Time Management
8 3 (10.00%) Multivariate Testing
8 3 (10.00%) OO
8 3 (10.00%) Content Management
9 2 (6.67%) DSDM
9 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.33%) Project Management
10 1 (3.33%) Online Marketing
10 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
10 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (86.67%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) AspectJ
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle