The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 84 51 79
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ant 9 39 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.79% 3.54% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.52% 23.35% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 4
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +49.01%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
199 167 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.41% 15.15% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 179 150 72
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ant
Wales

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Ant
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Ant Salary Trend in South Wales

Ant
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in South Wales

Ant
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Cardiff -22 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Ant
Wales

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 18 (90.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) Maven
3 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (60.00%) TDD
5 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (55.00%) CruiseControl
5 11 (55.00%) Web Services
6 10 (50.00%) Scrum
6 10 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 10 (50.00%) Selenium
6 10 (50.00%) Groovy
6 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
7 9 (45.00%) Mobile App
7 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (40.00%) Oracle
8 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (35.00%) SOAP
9 7 (35.00%) SOA
9 7 (35.00%) Finance
10 6 (30.00%) Subversion
10 6 (30.00%) JUnit
10 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (30.00%) OO
10 6 (30.00%) BDD
10 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (30.00%) JBehave
10 6 (30.00%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Maven
2 11 (55.00%) CruiseControl
2 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 10 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 10 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (30.00%) JUnit
4 6 (30.00%) JBehave
4 6 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (15.00%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (15.00%) Hudson
5 3 (15.00%) Calabash
6 2 (10.00%) Gerrit
6 2 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (5.00%) Grunt
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Release Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Build Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Software Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Build and Release Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) JSP
4 3 (15.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) Servlets
5 2 (10.00%) EJB
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) Sass
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Mobile App
1 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (30.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) SOA
7 6 (30.00%) OO
7 6 (30.00%) BDD
8 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) UML
9 3 (15.00%) MVC
10 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (10.00%) OOP
10 2 (10.00%) Code Coverage
10 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (10.00%) Test Management
11 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Groovy
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) XQuery
6 2 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle