The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 84 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ant 1 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% 0.92% 2.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 5.88% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
Average salary £31,000 £34,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.14% -18.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Ant
England

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

Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
183 102 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 22.26% 15.69% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 143 100 93
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Ant
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Ant Salary Trend in the North East

Ant
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Tyne and Wear -25 1 £31,000 -10.14%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Moodle
3 1 (33.33%) Blackboard
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) JSP

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Blackboard