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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 90 72 94
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ant 15 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.39% 2.61% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.17% 11.01% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 11
Average salary £30,000 £55,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +34.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
243 227 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.58% 23.70% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 210 193 177
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Tunbridge Wells +3 6 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Sittingbourne -9 2 £27,500 -26.66%
Maidstone - 1 £44,000 -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
1 39 (100.00%) JSP
2 38 (97.44%) J2EE
3 37 (94.87%) Eclipse
4 36 (92.31%) Linux
5 33 (84.62%) SQL
6 32 (82.05%) MySQL
7 27 (69.23%) JSON
7 27 (69.23%) XML
7 27 (69.23%) Git (software)
8 21 (53.85%) Subversion
9 20 (51.28%) Spring
9 20 (51.28%) Scrum
9 20 (51.28%) JIRA
9 20 (51.28%) AspectJ
9 20 (51.28%) AOP
9 20 (51.28%) Maven
9 20 (51.28%) RUP
9 20 (51.28%) Tomcat
9 20 (51.28%) IBM
9 20 (51.28%) OOD
9 20 (51.28%) UML
9 20 (51.28%) OOP
9 20 (51.28%) Servlets
9 20 (51.28%) JDBC
9 20 (51.28%) Cloud Foundry
9 20 (51.28%) Bluemix
10 19 (48.72%) Unit Testing
11 18 (46.15%) TestNG
11 18 (46.15%) JBoss

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 20 (51.28%) Cloud Foundry
1 20 (51.28%) Tomcat
2 18 (46.15%) JBoss
3 16 (41.03%) Apache
4 7 (17.95%) WordPress
5 6 (15.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (51.28%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (82.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (94.87%) Eclipse
2 27 (69.23%) Git (software)
3 21 (53.85%) Subversion
4 20 (51.28%) JIRA
4 20 (51.28%) Maven
5 18 (46.15%) JUnit
5 18 (46.15%) TestNG
6 12 (30.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (5.13%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 32 (82.05%) Java Developer
3 15 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 15 (38.46%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (28.21%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Junior
5 10 (25.64%) Junior Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Junior Java Developer
6 9 (23.08%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 9 (23.08%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (20.51%) Graduate
7 8 (20.51%) Graduate Developer
7 8 (20.51%) Graduate Java Developer
8 4 (10.26%) JSP Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Linux Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Java Programmer
9 3 (7.69%) Programmer
10 1 (2.56%) HTML Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) JSP
2 38 (97.44%) J2EE
3 27 (69.23%) JSON
3 27 (69.23%) XML
4 20 (51.28%) JDBC
4 20 (51.28%) Servlets
4 20 (51.28%) Spring
5 18 (46.15%) Hibernate
5 18 (46.15%) JSF
6 16 (41.03%) JSTL
6 16 (41.03%) RichFaces
7 15 (38.46%) RESTful
7 15 (38.46%) Web Services
8 14 (35.90%) SOAP
9 10 (25.64%) FreeMarker
10 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
10 7 (17.95%) jQuery
11 6 (15.38%) LAMP
11 6 (15.38%) OAuth
12 4 (10.26%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Social Media
1 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) AOP
1 20 (51.28%) OOD
1 20 (51.28%) OOP
1 20 (51.28%) RUP
1 20 (51.28%) Scrum
1 20 (51.28%) UML
2 19 (48.72%) Unit Testing
3 17 (43.59%) Integration Testing
4 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.21%) Time Management
6 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.38%) Content Management
7 6 (15.38%) Software Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) Multivariate Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.56%) Mobile First
9 1 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.56%) Web Design
9 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (84.62%) SQL
3 20 (51.28%) AspectJ
4 15 (38.46%) Scala
5 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) IBM
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe