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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 196 180 180
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing Ant 49 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.87% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 5.12% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 22
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,100
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1078 957 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.55% 16.96% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 932 851 621
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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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 +11 31 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Wiltshire -11 8 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Devon - 6 £45,000 - 1
Somerset +1 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Gloucestershire -18 1 £37,500 -13.79% 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 118 (98.33%) Java
2 101 (84.17%) Spring
3 89 (74.17%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (68.33%) XML
5 78 (65.00%) Maven
6 70 (58.33%) TDD
7 62 (51.67%) Eclipse
8 59 (49.17%) UML
9 58 (48.33%) Subversion
10 52 (43.33%) JavaScript
10 52 (43.33%) SQL
10 52 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (42.50%) JPA
11 51 (42.50%) Hibernate
12 50 (41.67%) Web Services
12 50 (41.67%) Unit Testing
13 46 (38.33%) SOAP
13 46 (38.33%) Oracle
14 44 (36.67%) MongoDB
15 41 (34.17%) HTML
15 41 (34.17%) Finance
15 41 (34.17%) Degree
16 40 (33.33%) Computer Science
16 40 (33.33%) JMS
16 40 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
16 40 (33.33%) Relational Database
17 38 (31.67%) JUnit
18 37 (30.83%) CSS
19 35 (29.17%) JSP
19 35 (29.17%) Servlets

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (28.33%) WebLogic
1 34 (28.33%) WebSphere
2 31 (25.83%) Joomla!
2 31 (25.83%) Alfresco
2 31 (25.83%) JBoss
3 20 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
4 9 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.83%) Apache
6 4 (3.33%) IIS
6 4 (3.33%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.50%) Mule
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 40 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 30 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 28 (23.33%) RDBMS
5 19 (15.83%) Big Data
6 18 (15.00%) MySQL
7 12 (10.00%) HBase
8 9 (7.50%) Riak
8 9 (7.50%) NoSQL
9 6 (5.00%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 78 (65.00%) Maven
2 62 (51.67%) Eclipse
3 58 (48.33%) Subversion
4 38 (31.67%) JUnit
5 32 (26.67%) Apache Ivy
6 28 (23.33%) Jenkins
7 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 22 (18.33%) NetBeans
9 20 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
10 15 (12.50%) Selenium
11 12 (10.00%) Hudson
12 11 (9.17%) JMeter
13 4 (3.33%) TestNG
13 4 (3.33%) WebDriver
14 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
14 3 (2.50%) FitNesse
15 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
15 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
General
1 41 (34.17%) Finance
2 34 (28.33%) Banking
3 20 (16.67%) French Language
4 18 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (8.33%) Marketing
6 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.33%) Electronics
7 2 (1.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 93 (77.50%) Developer
2 92 (76.67%) Java Developer
3 27 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 27 (22.50%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.17%) Software Engineer
4 17 (14.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 4 (3.33%) Junior Developer
6 4 (3.33%) Java Team Leader
6 4 (3.33%) Junior Java Developer
6 4 (3.33%) Junior
7 3 (2.50%) Graduate
7 3 (2.50%) Applications Developer
7 3 (2.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (2.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (2.50%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (1.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (84.17%) Spring
2 82 (68.33%) XML
3 51 (42.50%) Hibernate
3 51 (42.50%) JPA
4 50 (41.67%) Web Services
5 46 (38.33%) SOAP
6 41 (34.17%) HTML
7 40 (33.33%) JMS
8 37 (30.83%) CSS
9 35 (29.17%) JSP
9 35 (29.17%) Servlets
10 31 (25.83%) WSDL
10 31 (25.83%) XHTML
10 31 (25.83%) Dojo
10 31 (25.83%) Spring MVC
10 31 (25.83%) Apache Flex
10 31 (25.83%) Spring Web Flow
10 31 (25.83%) HTML5
11 29 (24.17%) J2EE
12 28 (23.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 40 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (27.50%) Open Source
3 31 (25.83%) RIA
3 31 (25.83%) Client/Server
3 31 (25.83%) N-Tier
4 20 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 20 (16.67%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.33%) DTV
6 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.17%) Android
1 35 (29.17%) Apple iOS
2 26 (21.67%) UNIX
3 21 (17.50%) Linux
4 7 (5.83%) Windows
5 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (74.17%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (58.33%) TDD
3 59 (49.17%) UML
4 52 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 32 (26.67%) Android Development
6 32 (26.67%) iOS Development
7 31 (25.83%) Web Development
7 31 (25.83%) MVC
8 27 (22.50%) Scrum
9 25 (20.83%) Software Engineering
9 25 (20.83%) OO
10 16 (13.33%) Problem Management
10 16 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.83%) Performance Testing
12 6 (5.00%) Machine Learning
13 5 (4.17%) Multithreading
14 4 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (3.33%) Programme Management
14 4 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (98.33%) Java
2 52 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 52 (43.33%) SQL
3 8 (6.67%) C
4 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.33%) C++
5 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.50%) Python
6 3 (2.50%) Perl
6 3 (2.50%) PHP
7 2 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) Lua
8 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (34.17%) Degree
2 34 (28.33%) SC Cleared
2 34 (28.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Puppet
1 14 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.67%) Nagios
2 2 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (38.33%) Oracle
2 31 (25.83%) Adobe
3 28 (23.33%) IBM
4 22 (18.33%) VMware
5 21 (17.50%) Google
6 4 (3.33%) SAP
7 3 (2.50%) Sybase
7 3 (2.50%) webMethods
8 2 (1.67%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.83%) Sun
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