The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 136 132 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs citing Ant 4 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.30% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 2.59% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 19
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Ant
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
341 270 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.85% 11.58% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 280 221 232
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Ant Salary Trend in Reading

Ant
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in Reading

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) C++
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) C
3 9 (60.00%) Software Architecture
4 8 (53.33%) SaaS
4 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
5 7 (46.67%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) Maven
7 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (33.33%) JUnit
7 5 (33.33%) Subversion
8 4 (26.67%) Spring
8 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
8 4 (26.67%) UNIX
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) UML
8 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 3 (20.00%) Servlets
9 3 (20.00%) SOAP
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (13.33%) Sun

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (13.33%) Mule
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Maven
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
3 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Workshop
4 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (6.67%) WebObjects
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C++ Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Junior
3 7 (46.67%) Junior Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Junior C++ Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Software Architect
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) Servlets
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) EJB
3 2 (13.33%) JSP
3 2 (13.33%) ICEfaces
3 2 (13.33%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
3 2 (13.33%) LynxOS
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) RUP
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) MODAF
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) C
2 10 (66.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Ada
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
5 1 (6.67%) C-shell
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Sun
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) BEA
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss