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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 181 185 167
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Ant 55 56 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.98% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.39% 5.15% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 73
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1021 1088 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.39% 18.97% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 894 938 923
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +13 29 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Wiltshire +15 12 £35,000 - 4
Gloucestershire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Dorset +10 5 £47,500 - 1
Somerset -25 1 £56,000 +1.81%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ant.

1 140 (95.89%) Java
2 122 (83.56%) Maven
3 117 (80.14%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (66.44%) Spring
5 96 (65.75%) HTML
6 86 (58.90%) JavaScript
7 83 (56.85%) CSS
8 82 (56.16%) Web Services
9 77 (52.74%) Degree
10 73 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (47.26%) HTML5
12 66 (45.21%) Finance
13 65 (44.52%) Computer Science
14 62 (42.47%) XML
15 61 (41.78%) Apache Ivy
16 59 (40.41%) Git (software)
16 59 (40.41%) TDD
16 59 (40.41%) Banking
17 58 (39.73%) Telecoms
18 57 (39.04%) UML
18 57 (39.04%) OO
19 55 (37.67%) SOAP
19 55 (37.67%) Hibernate
20 54 (36.99%) Subversion
20 54 (36.99%) Unit Testing
20 54 (36.99%) SDLC
21 53 (36.30%) JPA
21 53 (36.30%) MVC
21 53 (36.30%) SQL
22 50 (34.25%) Spring MVC

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (29.45%) Alfresco
1 43 (29.45%) Joomla!
2 31 (21.23%) JBoss
3 30 (20.55%) WebSphere
4 27 (18.49%) WebLogic
5 14 (9.59%) Apache
6 12 (8.22%) OpenStack
7 10 (6.85%) GlassFish
8 7 (4.79%) Confluence
8 7 (4.79%) Node.js
9 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.85%) Google App Engine
2 10 (6.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (4.79%) SaaS
4 3 (2.05%) IaaS
4 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.77%) Internet
2 4 (2.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (34.25%) MongoDB
2 31 (21.23%) Relational Database
3 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
4 26 (17.81%) RDBMS
5 18 (12.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.11%) MySQL
7 3 (2.05%) Big Data
7 3 (2.05%) OrientDB
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.37%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 122 (83.56%) Maven
2 61 (41.78%) Apache Ivy
3 59 (40.41%) Git (software)
4 54 (36.99%) Subversion
5 45 (30.82%) Jenkins
6 42 (28.77%) Eclipse
7 37 (25.34%) JUnit
8 32 (21.92%) Artifactory
8 32 (21.92%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (12.33%) Hudson
10 14 (9.59%) Gradle
10 14 (9.59%) NetBeans
11 12 (8.22%) Cucumber
11 12 (8.22%) JIRA
12 10 (6.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (4.79%) Selenium
14 5 (3.42%) Eclipse RCP
14 5 (3.42%) JMeter
15 4 (2.74%) ClearCase
16 3 (2.05%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (45.21%) Finance
2 59 (40.41%) Banking
3 58 (39.73%) Telecoms
4 14 (9.59%) Financial Institution
5 11 (7.53%) Aerospace
6 6 (4.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.05%) Back Office
8 2 (1.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 92 (63.01%) Developer
2 75 (51.37%) Java Developer
3 30 (20.55%) Software Engineer
4 23 (15.75%) Java Engineer
5 19 (13.01%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (10.27%) Web Developer
7 13 (8.90%) Applications Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Build Engineer
8 12 (8.22%) Java Applications Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Java Software Developer
8 12 (8.22%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Linux Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Scala Software Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Unix Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Unix Engineer
12 3 (2.05%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.05%) Release Engineer
12 3 (2.05%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.05%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (66.44%) Spring
2 96 (65.75%) HTML
3 83 (56.85%) CSS
4 82 (56.16%) Web Services
5 69 (47.26%) HTML5
6 62 (42.47%) XML
7 55 (37.67%) Hibernate
7 55 (37.67%) SOAP
8 53 (36.30%) JPA
9 50 (34.25%) Spring MVC
10 49 (33.56%) Spring Web Flow
10 49 (33.56%) WSDL
11 45 (30.82%) XHTML
12 43 (29.45%) Apache Flex
12 43 (29.45%) Dojo
13 41 (28.08%) AngularJS
14 37 (25.34%) J2EE
15 30 (20.55%) JMS
15 30 (20.55%) WebSphere MQ
16 25 (17.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 65 (44.52%) Computer Science
2 40 (27.40%) RIA
3 30 (20.55%) Client/Server
3 30 (20.55%) Inversion of Control
3 30 (20.55%) N-Tier
4 20 (13.70%) Digital Media
5 16 (10.96%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.37%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.37%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.37%) Fintech
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.45%) Android
1 43 (29.45%) Apple iOS
2 39 (26.71%) Linux
3 16 (10.96%) Unix
4 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.37%) Windows
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Debian
6 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (80.14%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (40.41%) TDD
4 57 (39.04%) OO
4 57 (39.04%) UML
5 54 (36.99%) SDLC
5 54 (36.99%) Unit Testing
6 53 (36.30%) MVC
7 48 (32.88%) Open Source
8 43 (29.45%) Android Development
8 43 (29.45%) iOS Development
8 43 (29.45%) Mobile Development
8 43 (29.45%) Web Development
9 42 (28.77%) Software Engineering
10 34 (23.29%) OOA/OOD
11 18 (12.33%) Translating Business Requirements
12 17 (11.64%) BDD
13 16 (10.96%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 16 (10.96%) SEO
14 15 (10.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (95.89%) Java
2 86 (58.90%) JavaScript
3 53 (36.30%) SQL
4 18 (12.33%) PHP
5 12 (8.22%) Python
6 11 (7.53%) Scala
7 10 (6.85%) Clojure
7 10 (6.85%) Erlang
7 10 (6.85%) Go
7 10 (6.85%) Haskell
8 5 (3.42%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.42%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.74%) C#
10 3 (2.05%) C
10 3 (2.05%) C++
11 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.37%) Perl
12 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (52.74%) Degree
2 44 (30.14%) Security Cleared
3 43 (29.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.05%) ISEB
4 3 (2.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.44%) QA
2 16 (10.96%) ISO15022
2 16 (10.96%) ISO20022
3 2 (1.37%) SDET
System Software
1 27 (18.49%) Docker
2 24 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.70%) Xen
4 10 (6.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Ansible
1 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (29.45%) Adobe
2 42 (28.77%) Oracle
3 24 (16.44%) VMware
4 17 (11.64%) BEA
4 17 (11.64%) Sybase
5 15 (10.27%) Google
6 7 (4.79%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.74%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.05%) SAP
9 2 (1.37%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.68%) ATG
10 1 (0.68%) Facebook
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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