The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 354 374 314
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -60
Permanent jobs citing Ant 92 63 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.30% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.68% 2.19% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 74 60 111
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,000 £65,000
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3428 2876 3265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.62% 13.64% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2791 2504 2856
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Ant Salary Trend in the South East

Ant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in the South East

Ant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Surrey -7 35 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Berkshire 0 16 £51,250 +10.21%
Hampshire -3 14 £45,000 -28.00% 3
East Sussex -11 9 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Oxfordshire +5 6 £29,500 -50.83%
Kent +6 4 £46,250 - 1
West Sussex -11 4 £35,000 -34.88%
Buckinghamshire +2 3 - - 3
Middlesex - 1 £62,500 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 215 (83.98%) Java
2 128 (50.00%) XML
3 127 (49.61%) Web Services
4 123 (48.05%) JavaScript
5 118 (46.09%) Spring
6 116 (45.31%) HTML
7 114 (44.53%) Maven
8 110 (42.97%) J2EE
9 107 (41.80%) Hibernate
10 106 (41.41%) SQL
10 106 (41.41%) CSS
11 101 (39.45%) Subversion
12 94 (36.72%) JSP
13 93 (36.33%) Linux
14 85 (33.20%) Eclipse
15 75 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
16 74 (28.91%) Tomcat
17 69 (26.95%) UNIX
18 65 (25.39%) SOAP
19 62 (24.22%) Windows
20 61 (23.83%) Java EE
20 61 (23.83%) JUnit
21 59 (23.05%) Oracle
22 55 (21.48%) Servlets
22 55 (21.48%) Unit Testing
23 53 (20.70%) jQuery
23 53 (20.70%) E-Commerce
24 52 (20.31%) TDD
25 51 (19.92%) MVC
25 51 (19.92%) Git (software)

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 74 (28.91%) Tomcat
2 33 (12.89%) WebSphere
3 23 (8.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 21 (8.20%) Apache
5 19 (7.42%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.52%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.34%) JCAPS
8 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.56%) Mule
8 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.56%) IIS
8 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.78%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.39%) Node.js
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.39%) Resin
Applications
1 3 (1.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (8.98%) Magento
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.73%) Force.com
3 6 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.34%) Google App Engine
3 6 (2.34%) SaaS
4 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.33%) HTTP
2 19 (7.42%) Internet
3 12 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.56%) DNS
4 4 (1.56%) IPv4
4 4 (1.56%) Wireless
4 4 (1.56%) FTP
5 3 (1.17%) Firewall
5 3 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.17%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.17%) NAS
5 3 (1.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.97%) Relational Database
2 42 (16.41%) MySQL
3 41 (16.02%) SQL Server
4 40 (15.63%) RDBMS
5 27 (10.55%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (7.42%) SQLite
7 7 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.34%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.34%) Big Data
9 4 (1.56%) Triplestore
9 4 (1.56%) HBase
9 4 (1.56%) Text Mining
9 4 (1.56%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 114 (44.53%) Maven
2 101 (39.45%) Subversion
3 85 (33.20%) Eclipse
4 61 (23.83%) JUnit
5 51 (19.92%) Git (software)
6 42 (16.41%) Jenkins
7 36 (14.06%) Selenium
8 27 (10.55%) Hudson
9 19 (7.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (6.64%) JMeter
10 17 (6.64%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (4.69%) TeamCity
12 11 (4.30%) JIRA
13 9 (3.52%) TestNG
14 8 (3.13%) Behat
14 8 (3.13%) QUnit
15 7 (2.73%) Bugzilla
15 7 (2.73%) ClearCase
15 7 (2.73%) Gradle
16 5 (1.95%) InstallShield
General
1 26 (10.16%) Finance
2 6 (2.34%) Publishing
3 5 (1.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 179 (69.92%) Developer
2 141 (55.08%) Java Developer
3 64 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 62 (24.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 49 (19.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 21 (8.20%) Programmer
6 21 (8.20%) Java Programmer
7 20 (7.81%) J2EE Developer
8 17 (6.64%) Senior Tester
8 17 (6.64%) Tester
9 16 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 16 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 16 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
10 14 (5.47%) Software Tester
10 14 (5.47%) Lead Developer
10 14 (5.47%) Senior Software Tester
11 13 (5.08%) Junior
12 12 (4.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 11 (4.30%) Android Developer
14 10 (3.91%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (50.00%) XML
2 127 (49.61%) Web Services
3 118 (46.09%) Spring
4 116 (45.31%) HTML
5 110 (42.97%) J2EE
6 107 (41.80%) Hibernate
7 106 (41.41%) CSS
8 94 (36.72%) JSP
9 65 (25.39%) SOAP
10 61 (23.83%) Java EE
11 55 (21.48%) Servlets
12 53 (20.70%) jQuery
13 32 (12.50%) REST
14 31 (12.11%) EJB
14 31 (12.11%) Ajax
15 30 (11.72%) JSON
16 26 (10.16%) JMS
16 26 (10.16%) Struts
17 24 (9.38%) Spring MVC
18 23 (8.98%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.72%) iPad
2 19 (7.42%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.42%) Social Media
3 17 (6.64%) Life Science
3 17 (6.64%) Visualisation
4 16 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 15 (5.86%) Open Source
6 7 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.95%) iPhone
9 4 (1.56%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.56%) Linked Data
9 4 (1.56%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.56%) Ontologies
10 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.17%) Clustering
10 3 (1.17%) User Experience
11 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 93 (36.33%) Linux
2 69 (26.95%) UNIX
3 62 (24.22%) Windows
4 26 (10.16%) Solaris
5 23 (8.98%) Android
6 22 (8.59%) Mac OS X
7 20 (7.81%) Apple iOS
8 19 (7.42%) Windows Phone
9 6 (2.34%) VxWorks
9 6 (2.34%) LynxOS
10 4 (1.56%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.56%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.48%) Unit Testing
3 53 (20.70%) E-Commerce
4 52 (20.31%) TDD
5 51 (19.92%) MVC
6 45 (17.58%) UML
7 39 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (13.28%) SOA
8 34 (13.28%) B2B
8 34 (13.28%) Software Engineering
9 33 (12.89%) SEO
9 33 (12.89%) B2C
10 30 (11.72%) OO
11 27 (10.55%) Waterfall
12 21 (8.20%) Software Architecture
12 21 (8.20%) Integration Testing
13 19 (7.42%) Build Automation
13 19 (7.42%) Configuration Management
14 18 (7.03%) System Testing
15 17 (6.64%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (83.98%) Java
2 123 (48.05%) JavaScript
3 106 (41.41%) SQL
4 38 (14.84%) PL/SQL
5 27 (10.55%) Shell Script
6 24 (9.38%) Python
6 24 (9.38%) Perl
7 20 (7.81%) C++
8 18 (7.03%) Groovy
9 16 (6.25%) C
10 13 (5.08%) XPath
10 13 (5.08%) XQuery
11 10 (3.91%) Ruby
11 10 (3.91%) Scala
12 9 (3.52%) ActionScript 3.0
12 9 (3.52%) ActionScript
13 8 (3.13%) C#
14 7 (2.73%) VBScript
14 7 (2.73%) Ada
14 7 (2.73%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 50 (19.53%) Degree
2 17 (6.64%) ISEB
2 17 (6.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (5.86%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.13%) Sun Certification
5 7 (2.73%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.95%) MBCS
6 5 (1.95%) CITP
6 5 (1.95%) OCPJWCD
7 2 (0.78%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.52%) QA
2 7 (2.73%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (2.73%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.17%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (23.05%) Oracle
2 40 (15.63%) hybris
3 26 (10.16%) JBoss
4 23 (8.98%) ATG
4 23 (8.98%) Demandware
5 22 (8.59%) Microsoft
6 13 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.52%) Facebook
8 7 (2.73%) VMware
8 7 (2.73%) Google
9 6 (2.34%) HP
10 5 (1.95%) Sun
10 5 (1.95%) Endeca
10 5 (1.95%) Perforce
11 4 (1.56%) SAP
12 3 (1.17%) Cisco
12 3 (1.17%) Pega
12 3 (1.17%) Talend
13 2 (0.78%) JD Edwards
14 1 (0.39%) Cognizant
Southampton, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable salary +25 day hols
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £89999 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol; Milton Keynes, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago