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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 345 365 309
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -56
Permanent jobs citing Ant 95 61 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.29% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.76% 2.12% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 76 58 112
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £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
3441 2872 3256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.64% 13.60% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2799 2501 2851
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 19 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 19 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 +9 38 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Berkshire +10 18 £50,000 +7.52%
Hampshire -3 12 £45,000 -16.27% 1
East Sussex -18 9 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Oxfordshire +9 7 £29,500 -50.83% 1
West Sussex -15 4 £35,000 -34.88%
Buckinghamshire +7 3 - - 3
Kent +1 3 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £62,500 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 217 (84.44%) Java
2 130 (50.58%) XML
3 128 (49.81%) Web Services
4 124 (48.25%) JavaScript
5 119 (46.30%) Spring
6 117 (45.53%) HTML
7 113 (43.97%) Maven
8 111 (43.19%) J2EE
9 108 (42.02%) Hibernate
10 107 (41.63%) CSS
11 106 (41.25%) SQL
12 100 (38.91%) Subversion
13 95 (36.96%) JSP
14 94 (36.58%) Linux
15 86 (33.46%) Eclipse
16 76 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
17 75 (29.18%) Tomcat
18 69 (26.85%) UNIX
19 64 (24.90%) SOAP
20 63 (24.51%) Windows
21 62 (24.12%) Java EE
22 61 (23.74%) JUnit
23 57 (22.18%) Oracle
24 56 (21.79%) Servlets
25 55 (21.40%) Unit Testing
26 54 (21.01%) jQuery
26 54 (21.01%) E-Commerce
27 52 (20.23%) MVC
27 52 (20.23%) TDD
27 52 (20.23%) Git (software)

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 75 (29.18%) Tomcat
2 34 (13.23%) WebSphere
3 24 (9.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 21 (8.17%) Apache
5 19 (7.39%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.50%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.33%) 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 24 (9.34%) Magento
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.72%) Force.com
3 6 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.33%) Google App Engine
3 6 (2.33%) SaaS
4 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.28%) HTTP
2 19 (7.39%) Internet
3 12 (4.67%) 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 47 (18.29%) Relational Database
2 42 (16.34%) SQL Server
3 41 (15.95%) MySQL
3 41 (15.95%) RDBMS
4 27 (10.51%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (7.39%) SQLite
6 7 (2.72%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.33%) Big Data
8 4 (1.56%) Triplestore
8 4 (1.56%) HBase
8 4 (1.56%) Text Mining
8 4 (1.56%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 113 (43.97%) Maven
2 100 (38.91%) Subversion
3 86 (33.46%) Eclipse
4 61 (23.74%) JUnit
5 52 (20.23%) Git (software)
6 43 (16.73%) Jenkins
7 36 (14.01%) Selenium
8 27 (10.51%) Hudson
9 19 (7.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (6.61%) JMeter
10 17 (6.61%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (4.67%) JIRA
11 12 (4.67%) TeamCity
12 9 (3.50%) TestNG
13 8 (3.11%) Behat
13 8 (3.11%) QUnit
14 7 (2.72%) Bugzilla
14 7 (2.72%) ClearCase
14 7 (2.72%) Gradle
15 6 (2.33%) InstallShield
General
1 27 (10.51%) Finance
2 6 (2.33%) Publishing
3 5 (1.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 181 (70.43%) Developer
2 143 (55.64%) Java Developer
3 66 (25.68%) Senior Developer
4 64 (24.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 49 (19.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 22 (8.56%) Programmer
6 22 (8.56%) Java Programmer
7 20 (7.78%) J2EE Developer
8 17 (6.61%) Senior Tester
8 17 (6.61%) Tester
9 16 (6.23%) Software Engineer
9 16 (6.23%) Web Developer
9 16 (6.23%) Java Web Developer
10 14 (5.45%) Senior Software Tester
10 14 (5.45%) Software Tester
10 14 (5.45%) Lead Developer
11 13 (5.06%) Junior
12 12 (4.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 11 (4.28%) Android Developer
14 10 (3.89%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (50.58%) XML
2 128 (49.81%) Web Services
3 119 (46.30%) Spring
4 117 (45.53%) HTML
5 111 (43.19%) J2EE
6 108 (42.02%) Hibernate
7 107 (41.63%) CSS
8 95 (36.96%) JSP
9 64 (24.90%) SOAP
10 62 (24.12%) Java EE
11 56 (21.79%) Servlets
12 54 (21.01%) jQuery
13 32 (12.45%) REST
13 32 (12.45%) EJB
14 31 (12.06%) Ajax
15 30 (11.67%) JSON
16 26 (10.12%) JMS
16 26 (10.12%) Struts
17 24 (9.34%) Spring MVC
18 23 (8.95%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.06%) iPad
2 19 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.39%) Social Media
3 17 (6.61%) Life Science
3 17 (6.61%) Visualisation
4 16 (6.23%) Mathematics
5 15 (5.84%) Open Source
6 7 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.33%) 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%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 94 (36.58%) Linux
2 69 (26.85%) UNIX
3 63 (24.51%) Windows
4 26 (10.12%) Solaris
5 23 (8.95%) Android
6 22 (8.56%) Mac OS X
7 20 (7.78%) Apple iOS
8 19 (7.39%) Windows Phone
9 6 (2.33%) VxWorks
9 6 (2.33%) 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 76 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.40%) Unit Testing
3 54 (21.01%) E-Commerce
4 52 (20.23%) TDD
4 52 (20.23%) MVC
5 45 (17.51%) UML
6 36 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (13.23%) SOA
7 34 (13.23%) B2B
7 34 (13.23%) B2C
7 34 (13.23%) SEO
7 34 (13.23%) Software Engineering
8 30 (11.67%) OO
9 28 (10.89%) Waterfall
10 20 (7.78%) Software Architecture
11 19 (7.39%) Build Automation
11 19 (7.39%) Integration Testing
12 18 (7.00%) System Testing
12 18 (7.00%) Configuration Management
13 17 (6.61%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (84.44%) Java
2 124 (48.25%) JavaScript
3 106 (41.25%) SQL
4 38 (14.79%) PL/SQL
5 27 (10.51%) Shell Script
6 25 (9.73%) Python
6 25 (9.73%) Perl
7 20 (7.78%) C++
8 18 (7.00%) Groovy
9 16 (6.23%) C
10 13 (5.06%) XPath
10 13 (5.06%) XQuery
11 10 (3.89%) Ruby
11 10 (3.89%) Scala
12 9 (3.50%) ActionScript 3.0
12 9 (3.50%) ActionScript
13 8 (3.11%) C#
14 7 (2.72%) VBScript
14 7 (2.72%) Ada
14 7 (2.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 49 (19.07%) Degree
2 17 (6.61%) ISEB
2 17 (6.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.11%) Sun Certification
5 7 (2.72%) 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 10 (3.89%) QA
2 7 (2.72%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (2.72%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.17%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (22.18%) Oracle
2 41 (15.95%) hybris
3 26 (10.12%) JBoss
4 24 (9.34%) ATG
4 24 (9.34%) Demandware
5 22 (8.56%) Microsoft
6 13 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.50%) Facebook
8 7 (2.72%) VMware
8 7 (2.72%) Google
9 6 (2.33%) Perforce
9 6 (2.33%) HP
10 5 (1.95%) Sun
10 5 (1.95%) Endeca
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
Guildford, Surrey
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £89999 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol; Milton Keynes, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago