The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 65 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ant 12 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.69% - 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% - 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Ant
South Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
168 102 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.66% 15.38% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 159 81 62
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 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ant
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Ant Salary Trend in Sheffield

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 31 (100.00%) Java
1 31 (100.00%) Web Services
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (96.77%) Hibernate
3 28 (90.32%) Eclipse
3 28 (90.32%) XML
3 28 (90.32%) PL/SQL
3 28 (90.32%) SQL
4 27 (87.10%) SOAP
4 27 (87.10%) JBoss
4 27 (87.10%) Banking
4 27 (87.10%) WebSphere
5 23 (74.19%) RESTful
6 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
6 20 (64.52%) Retail Banking
6 20 (64.52%) Java EE
6 20 (64.52%) Retail
6 20 (64.52%) Swing
6 20 (64.52%) WebLogic
7 16 (51.61%) SOA
8 10 (32.26%) TDD
9 8 (25.81%) HTML
10 7 (22.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle
10 7 (22.58%) UNIX
10 7 (22.58%) Solaris
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
12 4 (12.90%) Spring
12 4 (12.90%) Maven
12 4 (12.90%) J2EE

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 27 (87.10%) JBoss
1 27 (87.10%) WebSphere
2 20 (64.52%) WebLogic
3 7 (22.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.23%) Magnolia
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (90.32%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.90%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 27 (87.10%) Banking
2 20 (64.52%) Retail
2 20 (64.52%) Retail Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
1 31 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Graduate
3 4 (12.90%) Mid-Level Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Graduate Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Junior
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Junior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Java Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) Web Services
2 30 (96.77%) Hibernate
3 28 (90.32%) XML
4 27 (87.10%) SOAP
5 23 (74.19%) RESTful
6 20 (64.52%) Java EE
6 20 (64.52%) Swing
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
8 4 (12.90%) J2EE
8 4 (12.90%) Spring
9 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
9 3 (9.68%) Spring Web Flow
10 2 (6.45%) FreeMarker
10 2 (6.45%) Velocity
10 2 (6.45%) JSP
10 2 (6.45%) J2SE
11 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
11 1 (3.23%) JAXB
11 1 (3.23%) CSS
11 1 (3.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
1 7 (22.58%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
3 16 (51.61%) SOA
4 10 (32.26%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
5 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.23%) BDD
7 1 (3.23%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (90.32%) PL/SQL
2 28 (90.32%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Tieto