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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 288 313 320
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ant 150 125 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.58% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.30% 4.14% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122 104 136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £32,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £56,250 £56,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
3487 3019 3288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.95% 13.89% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2960 2604 2980
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Hampshire +12 40 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Kent +33 39 £43,500 +4.81% 2
Surrey -8 38 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Berkshire -10 11 £70,000 +50.53%
East Sussex +3 10 £36,000 - 1
West Sussex -10 10 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Oxfordshire +5 2 £22,500 -30.76%
Buckinghamshire -8 2 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 185 (76.13%) Java
2 131 (53.91%) Web Services
3 122 (50.21%) Linux
4 119 (48.97%) Maven
5 107 (44.03%) J2EE
6 104 (42.80%) SQL
7 97 (39.92%) Hibernate
8 91 (37.45%) Subversion
8 91 (37.45%) XML
9 84 (34.57%) Spring
10 79 (32.51%) Git (software)
11 78 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (32.10%) Eclipse
12 72 (29.63%) SOAP
13 71 (29.22%) JSP
14 69 (28.40%) HTML
15 68 (27.98%) JavaScript
16 67 (27.57%) Degree
17 66 (27.16%) MySQL
18 65 (26.75%) Tomcat
19 63 (25.93%) Oracle
20 62 (25.51%) JUnit
21 60 (24.69%) CSS
22 59 (24.28%) jQuery
23 58 (23.87%) Apache
24 57 (23.46%) UNIX
25 54 (22.22%) Integration Testing
25 54 (22.22%) Jenkins
26 50 (20.58%) Windows
27 49 (20.16%) Agile Software Development

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 65 (26.75%) Tomcat
2 58 (23.87%) Apache
3 48 (19.75%) JBoss
4 25 (10.29%) Node.js
5 16 (6.58%) WebSphere
6 13 (5.35%) WebLogic
7 11 (4.53%) IIS
8 10 (4.12%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (2.47%) MS Exchange
10 6 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.23%) JCAPS
12 2 (0.82%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.82%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.82%) Mule
12 2 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (5.35%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (4.12%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (2.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.47%) Google App Engine
2 6 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.65%) SaaS
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.88%) HTTP
2 6 (2.47%) DNS
2 6 (2.47%) IPv4
2 6 (2.47%) Wireless
2 6 (2.47%) FTP
3 5 (2.06%) Internet
4 4 (1.65%) Firewall
4 4 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (1.65%) iSCSI
4 4 (1.65%) NAS
4 4 (1.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.16%) MySQL
2 31 (12.76%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (9.47%) Relational Database
4 19 (7.82%) RDBMS
5 15 (6.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.47%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.06%) Big Data
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.65%) HBase
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.82%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.82%) Redis
11 2 (0.82%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.82%) Triplestore
11 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 119 (48.97%) Maven
2 91 (37.45%) Subversion
3 79 (32.51%) Git (software)
4 78 (32.10%) Eclipse
5 62 (25.51%) JUnit
6 54 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 33 (13.58%) TestNG
8 30 (12.35%) Selenium
9 25 (10.29%) Hudson
10 20 (8.23%) SoapUI
10 20 (8.23%) JIRA
11 19 (7.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (6.58%) QuickTest Pro
12 16 (6.58%) JMeter
13 10 (4.12%) QUnit
14 7 (2.88%) CruiseControl
15 5 (2.06%) Gradle
15 5 (2.06%) TeamCity
16 4 (1.65%) Apache Ivy
17 3 (1.23%) ProC
General
1 11 (4.53%) Finance
2 8 (3.29%) Publishing
3 5 (2.06%) Legal
4 3 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.82%) Advertising
5 2 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 164 (67.49%) Developer
2 128 (52.67%) Java Developer
3 65 (26.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 43 (17.70%) Senior Developer
5 36 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (8.64%) Web Developer
7 16 (6.58%) Tester
7 16 (6.58%) Senior Tester
7 16 (6.58%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 14 (5.76%) Software Tester
8 14 (5.76%) Senior Software Tester
9 13 (5.35%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (4.94%) Java Web Developer
10 12 (4.94%) Android Developer
11 11 (4.53%) Mobile Developer
12 8 (3.29%) Consultant
13 7 (2.88%) Senior Web Developer
14 6 (2.47%) Oracle Consultant
14 6 (2.47%) C++ Developer
14 6 (2.47%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (53.91%) Web Services
2 107 (44.03%) J2EE
3 97 (39.92%) Hibernate
4 91 (37.45%) XML
5 84 (34.57%) Spring
6 72 (29.63%) SOAP
7 71 (29.22%) JSP
8 69 (28.40%) HTML
9 60 (24.69%) CSS
10 59 (24.28%) jQuery
11 48 (19.75%) Java EE
12 45 (18.52%) JSF
13 40 (16.46%) JSTL
14 38 (15.64%) JSON
15 33 (13.58%) RichFaces
16 32 (13.17%) RESTful
17 27 (11.11%) AngularJS
18 24 (9.88%) HTML5
19 23 (9.47%) Spring MVC
20 22 (9.05%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 28 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.58%) Life Science
4 16 (6.58%) Visualisation
5 14 (5.76%) iPad
5 14 (5.76%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.06%) iPhone
6 5 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.65%) User Experience
7 4 (1.65%) Clustering
8 3 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.82%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.82%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.82%) Open Source
9 2 (0.82%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.82%) Ontologies
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.41%) Wiki
10 1 (0.41%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 122 (50.21%) Linux
2 57 (23.46%) UNIX
3 50 (20.58%) Windows
4 20 (8.23%) Solaris
5 19 (7.82%) Android
6 18 (7.41%) Mac OS X
7 12 (4.94%) Apple iOS
8 8 (3.29%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.47%) Windows Vista
9 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.23%) VxWorks
12 3 (1.23%) LynxOS
13 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
2 54 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 49 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (19.34%) Unit Testing
5 39 (16.05%) TDD
5 39 (16.05%) MVC
6 37 (15.23%) Configuration Management
7 34 (13.99%) SOA
8 29 (11.93%) E-Commerce
9 26 (10.70%) Software Engineering
10 23 (9.47%) B2B
11 22 (9.05%) Mobile Application Development
12 18 (7.41%) Software Architecture
13 17 (7.00%) UML
13 17 (7.00%) Scrum
14 16 (6.58%) Test Management
14 16 (6.58%) Test Scripting
15 15 (6.17%) Content Management
16 14 (5.76%) Change Management
16 14 (5.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 185 (76.13%) Java
2 104 (42.80%) SQL
3 68 (27.98%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.52%) Groovy
5 26 (10.70%) Perl
5 26 (10.70%) PL/SQL
6 24 (9.88%) Shell Script
7 21 (8.64%) Ruby
8 19 (7.82%) XPath
8 19 (7.82%) XQuery
8 19 (7.82%) Python
9 17 (7.00%) Scala
10 14 (5.76%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.12%) VBScript
11 10 (4.12%) C
12 8 (3.29%) C++
12 8 (3.29%) PHP
12 8 (3.29%) HQL
13 7 (2.88%) AspectJ
14 6 (2.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (27.57%) Degree
2 16 (6.58%) ISEB
2 16 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.41%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.41%) MBCS
6 1 (0.41%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (2.06%) Puppet
1 5 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.65%) Nagios
2 4 (1.65%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.65%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (25.93%) Oracle
2 24 (9.88%) Sencha
3 22 (9.05%) Xamarin
3 22 (9.05%) Kony
3 22 (9.05%) hybris
4 20 (8.23%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.12%) Endeca
6 8 (3.29%) Google
6 8 (3.29%) VMware
6 8 (3.29%) IBM
7 7 (2.88%) ATG
7 7 (2.88%) Demandware
8 6 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.06%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.65%) Cisco
11 3 (1.23%) HP
12 2 (0.82%) Sun
12 2 (0.82%) SAP
13 1 (0.41%) BEA
13 1 (0.41%) Cognizant
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