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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 296 267 299
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +32
Permanent jobs citing Ant 141 146 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.06% 5.08% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 127 128 127
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
3475 2872 3129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.75% 14.43% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2987 2401 2815
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Kent +32 48 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Surrey -6 39 £60,000 +33.33%
West Sussex -5 19 £47,500 -
Hampshire -30 18 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire -29 9 £60,000 +27.65% 4
East Sussex -11 6 £36,750 - 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 192 (75.29%) Java
2 136 (53.33%) Web Services
3 129 (50.59%) Linux
4 127 (49.80%) Maven
5 122 (47.84%) J2EE
6 100 (39.22%) SQL
7 99 (38.82%) Hibernate
8 96 (37.65%) Continuous Integration
9 93 (36.47%) Eclipse
10 92 (36.08%) Git (software)
11 91 (35.69%) Subversion
12 87 (34.12%) XML
13 81 (31.76%) JSP
13 81 (31.76%) JUnit
14 80 (31.37%) Apache
14 80 (31.37%) Spring
15 79 (30.98%) SOAP
16 77 (30.20%) MySQL
17 71 (27.84%) Integration Testing
18 66 (25.88%) Degree
19 65 (25.49%) JBoss
20 64 (25.10%) HTML
21 63 (24.71%) JSF
22 62 (24.31%) Jenkins
23 61 (23.92%) JavaScript
24 60 (23.53%) Tomcat
25 57 (22.35%) Oracle
25 57 (22.35%) CSS
25 57 (22.35%) jQuery
26 56 (21.96%) Unit Testing

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 80 (31.37%) Apache
2 65 (25.49%) JBoss
3 60 (23.53%) Tomcat
4 31 (12.16%) Node.js
5 17 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 14 (5.49%) Apache Solr
7 13 (5.10%) WebSphere
8 12 (4.71%) IIS
9 9 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (2.35%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.18%) JCAPS
12 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.78%) CMS
12 2 (0.78%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.78%) WordPress
12 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.78%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Force.com
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.78%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) SaaS
2 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.37%) HTTP
2 6 (2.35%) Wireless
2 6 (2.35%) FTP
2 6 (2.35%) IPv4
2 6 (2.35%) DNS
3 4 (1.57%) NAS
3 4 (1.57%) iSCSI
3 4 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (1.57%) SAN
3 4 (1.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (30.20%) MySQL
2 31 (12.16%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.18%) DB2
9 2 (0.78%) HBase
9 2 (0.78%) Redis
9 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.39%) Ingres
10 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 127 (49.80%) Maven
2 93 (36.47%) Eclipse
3 92 (36.08%) Git (software)
4 91 (35.69%) Subversion
5 81 (31.76%) JUnit
6 62 (24.31%) Jenkins
7 48 (18.82%) TestNG
8 33 (12.94%) JIRA
9 29 (11.37%) Hudson
10 27 (10.59%) SoapUI
11 21 (8.24%) Selenium
12 13 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (3.92%) JMeter
14 8 (3.14%) QUnit
15 6 (2.35%) TeamCity
16 5 (1.96%) CruiseControl
16 5 (1.96%) Apache Ivy
17 4 (1.57%) Mockito
17 4 (1.57%) ProC
General
1 12 (4.71%) Publishing
2 9 (3.53%) Finance
3 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.96%) Retail
5 3 (1.18%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 184 (72.16%) Developer
2 142 (55.69%) Java Developer
3 80 (31.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 44 (17.25%) Senior Developer
5 34 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 23 (9.02%) Web Developer
7 21 (8.24%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 16 (6.27%) J2EE Developer
8 16 (6.27%) Android Developer
8 16 (6.27%) Mobile Developer
9 12 (4.71%) Java Web Developer
10 10 (3.92%) Senior Tester
10 10 (3.92%) Tester
11 8 (3.14%) Senior Software Tester
11 8 (3.14%) Software Tester
11 8 (3.14%) Release Manager
11 8 (3.14%) Consultant
12 7 (2.75%) Deployment Manager
13 6 (2.35%) iOS Developer
13 6 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (53.33%) Web Services
2 122 (47.84%) J2EE
3 99 (38.82%) Hibernate
4 87 (34.12%) XML
5 81 (31.76%) JSP
6 80 (31.37%) Spring
7 79 (30.98%) SOAP
8 64 (25.10%) HTML
9 63 (24.71%) JSF
10 57 (22.35%) CSS
10 57 (22.35%) jQuery
11 53 (20.78%) JSTL
12 48 (18.82%) RichFaces
13 46 (18.04%) JSON
14 45 (17.65%) Java EE
15 38 (14.90%) RESTful
16 35 (13.73%) AngularJS
17 30 (11.76%) HTML5
18 28 (10.98%) Sencha Touch
19 26 (10.20%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.29%) Mobile App
2 32 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (12.16%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.92%) Life Science
5 9 (3.53%) iPad
6 8 (3.14%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.75%) iPhone
8 6 (2.35%) User Experience
9 5 (1.96%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.57%) Clustering
11 3 (1.18%) Open Source
11 3 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.78%) W3C
13 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.39%) Wiki
13 1 (0.39%) Derivative
13 1 (0.39%) Social Media
13 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 129 (50.59%) Linux
2 49 (19.22%) UNIX
3 39 (15.29%) Windows
4 25 (9.80%) Android
5 13 (5.10%) Solaris
5 13 (5.10%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.71%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.14%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.35%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.18%) LynxOS
10 3 (1.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (37.65%) Continuous Integration
2 71 (27.84%) Integration Testing
3 56 (21.96%) Unit Testing
4 44 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (15.69%) Configuration Management
6 36 (14.12%) MVC
6 36 (14.12%) TDD
7 30 (11.76%) SOA
8 29 (11.37%) E-Commerce
9 28 (10.98%) Mobile Application Development
10 24 (9.41%) Scrum
11 23 (9.02%) UML
12 22 (8.63%) Software Architecture
13 21 (8.24%) Multivariate Testing
13 21 (8.24%) Content Management
14 18 (7.06%) Software Engineering
15 16 (6.27%) Time Management
15 16 (6.27%) Change Management
15 16 (6.27%) Android Development
16 13 (5.10%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 192 (75.29%) Java
2 100 (39.22%) SQL
3 61 (23.92%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.59%) Perl
4 27 (10.59%) Groovy
5 25 (9.80%) Ruby
6 21 (8.24%) PL/SQL
7 20 (7.84%) Shell Script
8 18 (7.06%) XPath
8 18 (7.06%) XQuery
8 18 (7.06%) Python
8 18 (7.06%) Scala
9 15 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 14 (5.49%) HQL
11 12 (4.71%) PHP
12 11 (4.31%) AspectJ
13 10 (3.92%) C
13 10 (3.92%) VBScript
14 7 (2.75%) Bash Shell
15 6 (2.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 66 (25.88%) Degree
2 11 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (3.92%) ISEB
4 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.75%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.35%) Terminal Server
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.35%) Puppet
2 5 (1.96%) Nagios
2 5 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (1.96%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.57%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (22.35%) Oracle
2 30 (11.76%) Sencha
3 28 (10.98%) Xamarin
3 28 (10.98%) Kony
4 17 (6.67%) Endeca
5 16 (6.27%) hybris
6 12 (4.71%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.31%) IBM
8 9 (3.53%) Google
9 7 (2.75%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.57%) VMware
11 4 (1.57%) Cisco
12 3 (1.18%) HP
13 2 (0.78%) SAP
13 2 (0.78%) Adobe
14 1 (0.39%) ATG
14 1 (0.39%) BEA
14 1 (0.39%) Sun
14 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago