The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 207 181 180
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ant 43 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.95% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.98% 5.39% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 33
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £31,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £43,875 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.23% -
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1081 1039 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.02% 17.54% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 949 906 731
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Ant Salary Trend in the South West

Ant
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in the South West

Ant
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 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
Bristol +6 29 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Wiltshire -13 7 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Somerset +1 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Devon - 3 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -20 1 £37,500 -13.79%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 107 (98.17%) Java
2 90 (82.57%) Spring
3 88 (80.73%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (69.72%) XML
5 72 (66.06%) Maven
6 68 (62.39%) TDD
7 58 (53.21%) UML
8 57 (52.29%) Eclipse
9 51 (46.79%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (44.95%) JavaScript
11 48 (44.04%) Hibernate
12 47 (43.12%) Subversion
13 45 (41.28%) SQL
13 45 (41.28%) Web Services
13 45 (41.28%) JPA
14 43 (39.45%) Unit Testing
14 43 (39.45%) MongoDB
15 42 (38.53%) SOAP
15 42 (38.53%) Degree
16 41 (37.61%) Finance
16 41 (37.61%) Computer Science
17 40 (36.70%) JUnit
17 40 (36.70%) JMS
17 40 (36.70%) Enterprise Software
18 39 (35.78%) HTML
18 39 (35.78%) Oracle
18 39 (35.78%) Relational Database
19 36 (33.03%) CSS
20 35 (32.11%) JSP
21 34 (31.19%) Servlets

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 32 (29.36%) WebSphere
1 32 (29.36%) WebLogic
2 31 (28.44%) JBoss
3 30 (27.52%) Alfresco
3 30 (27.52%) Joomla!
4 20 (18.35%) Apache ServiceMix
5 9 (8.26%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.59%) Apache
7 4 (3.67%) IIS
7 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.83%) Jetty
10 1 (0.92%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.45%) MongoDB
2 39 (35.78%) Relational Database
3 30 (27.52%) SQL Server
4 28 (25.69%) RDBMS
5 19 (17.43%) Big Data
6 15 (13.76%) MySQL
7 9 (8.26%) HBase
7 9 (8.26%) Riak
7 9 (8.26%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 72 (66.06%) Maven
2 57 (52.29%) Eclipse
3 47 (43.12%) Subversion
4 40 (36.70%) JUnit
5 31 (28.44%) Apache Ivy
6 28 (25.69%) Jenkins
7 26 (23.85%) Git (software)
8 20 (18.35%) Eclipse RCP
9 15 (13.76%) NetBeans
10 10 (9.17%) Hudson
10 10 (9.17%) Selenium
11 6 (5.50%) JMeter
12 4 (3.67%) TestNG
12 4 (3.67%) WebDriver
13 3 (2.75%) Cucumber
13 3 (2.75%) FitNesse
14 2 (1.83%) JIRA
14 2 (1.83%) Bugzilla
15 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
15 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (37.61%) Finance
2 34 (31.19%) Banking
3 20 (18.35%) French Language
4 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.42%) Marketing
6 4 (3.67%) Electronics
6 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (77.06%) Developer
2 82 (75.23%) Java Developer
3 20 (18.35%) Senior Developer
4 19 (17.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (17.43%) Java Software Engineer
4 19 (17.43%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (5.50%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Junior
7 4 (3.67%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Junior Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (2.75%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (2.75%) Java Applications Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Graduate
8 3 (2.75%) Applications Developer
9 2 (1.83%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (1.83%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (1.83%) Team Leader
9 2 (1.83%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (82.57%) Spring
2 76 (69.72%) XML
3 48 (44.04%) Hibernate
4 45 (41.28%) Web Services
4 45 (41.28%) JPA
5 42 (38.53%) SOAP
6 40 (36.70%) JMS
7 39 (35.78%) HTML
8 36 (33.03%) CSS
9 35 (32.11%) JSP
10 34 (31.19%) Servlets
11 32 (29.36%) J2EE
12 30 (27.52%) HTML5
12 30 (27.52%) XHTML
12 30 (27.52%) WSDL
12 30 (27.52%) Spring Web Flow
12 30 (27.52%) Dojo
12 30 (27.52%) Spring MVC
12 30 (27.52%) Apache Flex
13 28 (25.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (37.61%) Computer Science
2 40 (36.70%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (29.36%) Open Source
4 31 (28.44%) N-Tier
4 31 (28.44%) Client/Server
5 30 (27.52%) RIA
6 20 (18.35%) Inversion of Control
6 20 (18.35%) SWIFT
7 4 (3.67%) DTV
8 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.28%) Apple iOS
1 33 (30.28%) Android
2 28 (25.69%) UNIX
3 18 (16.51%) Linux
4 5 (4.59%) Windows
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (80.73%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (62.39%) TDD
3 58 (53.21%) UML
4 51 (46.79%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (39.45%) Unit Testing
6 31 (28.44%) Android Development
6 31 (28.44%) iOS Development
7 30 (27.52%) Web Development
7 30 (27.52%) MVC
8 27 (24.77%) Scrum
9 25 (22.94%) Software Engineering
10 18 (16.51%) Problem Management
11 16 (14.68%) OO
11 16 (14.68%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.67%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.67%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (3.67%) Multithreading
12 4 (3.67%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (2.75%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (98.17%) Java
2 49 (44.95%) JavaScript
3 45 (41.28%) SQL
4 5 (4.59%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.59%) C
5 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.75%) C++
6 3 (2.75%) Perl
6 3 (2.75%) PHP
6 3 (2.75%) Python
7 2 (1.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.92%) Lua
8 1 (0.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (38.53%) Degree
2 33 (30.28%) SC Cleared
2 33 (30.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (10.09%) Puppet
2 2 (1.83%) Nagios
2 2 (1.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (35.78%) Oracle
2 30 (27.52%) Adobe
3 28 (25.69%) IBM
4 22 (20.18%) VMware
5 21 (19.27%) Google
6 4 (3.67%) SAP
7 3 (2.75%) Sybase
8 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.83%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.92%) webMethods
9 1 (0.92%) Sun
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