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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 147 162 159
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ant 103 69 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.71% 1.12% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 6.49% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 81 61 46
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
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
1236 1063 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.46% 17.30% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 901 766
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +24 70 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Wiltshire -2 17 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Dorset -5 9 £42,500 -19.04%
Somerset - 5 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -18 1 £42,500 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 163 (97.60%) Java
2 126 (75.45%) Maven
3 115 (68.86%) Git (software)
4 102 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (53.89%) Software Engineering
6 80 (47.90%) Degree
6 80 (47.90%) Jenkins
7 74 (44.31%) Spring
8 70 (41.92%) XML
9 63 (37.72%) VMware
10 62 (37.13%) TDD
10 62 (37.13%) Google
10 62 (37.13%) Docker
10 62 (37.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (37.13%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (36.53%) Python
11 61 (36.53%) JavaScript
11 61 (36.53%) SQL
12 60 (35.93%) Oracle
13 58 (34.73%) Artifactory
14 57 (34.13%) Web Services
15 56 (33.53%) Subversion
15 56 (33.53%) SDLC
16 55 (32.93%) Xen
17 54 (32.34%) Servlets
18 50 (29.94%) Amazon AWS
19 49 (29.34%) Gradle
19 49 (29.34%) UML
20 48 (28.74%) HTML
20 48 (28.74%) Clojure

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 47 (28.14%) OpenStack
2 23 (13.77%) Tomcat
3 21 (12.57%) JBoss
3 21 (12.57%) Apache ServiceMix
4 20 (11.98%) WebLogic
5 19 (11.38%) WebSphere
6 15 (8.98%) Joomla!
6 15 (8.98%) Alfresco
7 13 (7.78%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (5.99%) Apache
9 9 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (4.79%) nginx
11 4 (2.40%) Confluence
12 2 (1.20%) Mule ESB
12 2 (1.20%) Mule
12 2 (1.20%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (29.94%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (28.14%) Google App Engine
2 47 (28.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 39 (23.35%) SaaS
4 28 (16.77%) PaaS
5 21 (12.57%) HP Helion
6 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (2.40%) IaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.18%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.75%) Relational Database
2 29 (17.37%) RDBMS
3 27 (16.17%) MySQL
4 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
5 16 (9.58%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.39%) HBase
6 9 (5.39%) Big Data
7 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 126 (75.45%) Maven
2 115 (68.86%) Git (software)
3 80 (47.90%) Jenkins
4 58 (34.73%) Artifactory
5 56 (33.53%) Subversion
6 49 (29.34%) Gradle
7 46 (27.54%) Eclipse
8 44 (26.35%) Hudson
9 36 (21.56%) JUnit
10 19 (11.38%) Eclipse RCP
11 18 (10.78%) JIRA
12 15 (8.98%) Apache Ivy
13 14 (8.38%) SoapUI
14 13 (7.78%) Selenium
15 9 (5.39%) Mercurial
16 7 (4.19%) Jasmine
17 6 (3.59%) Sahi
17 6 (3.59%) NetBeans
18 5 (2.99%) JMeter
18 5 (2.99%) jMock
General
1 39 (23.35%) Finance
2 38 (22.75%) Telecoms
3 30 (17.96%) Banking
4 14 (8.38%) Marketing
5 9 (5.39%) French Language
5 9 (5.39%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.39%) Electronics
6 5 (2.99%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (52.10%) Developer
2 75 (44.91%) Software Engineer
3 54 (32.34%) Java Developer
4 44 (26.35%) Senior Developer
5 33 (19.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 29 (17.37%) Principal Software Engineer
6 29 (17.37%) Principal Engineer
7 24 (14.37%) Senior Java Developer
8 17 (10.18%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (7.78%) J2EE Developer
9 13 (7.78%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 13 (7.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (7.78%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 12 (7.19%) Java Applications Developer
10 12 (7.19%) Applications Developer
11 10 (5.99%) Architect
12 9 (5.39%) Development Engineer
12 9 (5.39%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 9 (5.39%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (4.79%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (44.31%) Spring
2 70 (41.92%) XML
3 57 (34.13%) Web Services
4 54 (32.34%) Servlets
5 48 (28.74%) HTML
6 46 (27.54%) CSS
7 44 (26.35%) J2EE
7 44 (26.35%) JSP
8 35 (20.96%) SOAP
9 34 (20.36%) jQuery
10 26 (15.57%) JPA
10 26 (15.57%) Hibernate
10 26 (15.57%) JSON
11 23 (13.77%) JDBC
12 21 (12.57%) JMS
13 19 (11.38%) WebSphere MQ
13 19 (11.38%) XSLT
13 19 (11.38%) GWT
13 19 (11.38%) OSGi
14 17 (10.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.36%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.98%) Public Cloud
3 19 (11.38%) Client/Server
3 19 (11.38%) N-Tier
3 19 (11.38%) Inversion of Control
3 19 (11.38%) SWIFT
4 18 (10.78%) Digital Media
5 15 (8.98%) RIA
6 9 (5.39%) DTV
7 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.99%) Informatics
9 4 (2.40%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.60%) User Experience
11 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.54%) Linux
2 37 (22.16%) UNIX
3 15 (8.98%) Android
3 15 (8.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (53.89%) Software Engineering
3 62 (37.13%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (37.13%) TDD
4 56 (33.53%) SDLC
5 49 (29.34%) UML
6 41 (24.55%) Scrum
7 38 (22.75%) OO
8 28 (16.77%) Data Management
8 28 (16.77%) Unit Testing
9 27 (16.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (16.17%) Mentoring
10 23 (13.77%) Open Source
11 19 (11.38%) Problem Management
12 18 (10.78%) MVC
13 17 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (8.98%) Web Development
14 15 (8.98%) AOP
14 15 (8.98%) Android Development
14 15 (8.98%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 163 (97.60%) Java
2 61 (36.53%) JavaScript
2 61 (36.53%) SQL
2 61 (36.53%) Python
3 48 (28.74%) Clojure
4 39 (23.35%) Scala
5 13 (7.78%) AspectJ
6 8 (4.79%) Ruby
7 4 (2.40%) Erlang
7 4 (2.40%) C++
7 4 (2.40%) Go
8 2 (1.20%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 80 (47.90%) Degree
2 15 (8.98%) SC Cleared
2 15 (8.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) HL7
System Software
1 62 (37.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 62 (37.13%) Docker
2 55 (32.93%) Xen
3 46 (27.54%) LXC
4 28 (16.77%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.99%) Puppet
3 8 (4.79%) Kibana
3 8 (4.79%) Graphite
4 1 (0.60%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (37.72%) VMware
2 62 (37.13%) Google
3 60 (35.93%) Oracle
4 29 (17.37%) Rackspace
5 21 (12.57%) HP
6 19 (11.38%) IBM
7 15 (8.98%) Adobe
8 13 (7.78%) BEA
8 13 (7.78%) Sybase
9 11 (6.59%) SAP
10 5 (2.99%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.40%) ATG
12 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.60%) NorthgateArinso
13 1 (0.60%) Cognizant
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 23 days ago