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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 196 181 178
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ant 47 48 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.85% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.33% 5.12% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 26
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
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
1085 938 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.64% 16.69% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 943 831 690
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £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 27 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 27 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 +6 29 £39,750 -11.66% 2
Wiltshire -4 8 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Devon - 6 £45,000 - 2
Somerset 0 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Gloucestershire -16 1 £37,500 -13.79% 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 114 (98.28%) Java
2 97 (83.62%) Spring
3 89 (76.72%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (68.97%) XML
5 75 (64.66%) Maven
6 69 (59.48%) TDD
7 59 (50.86%) UML
7 59 (50.86%) Eclipse
8 55 (47.41%) Subversion
9 52 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (43.97%) Hibernate
10 51 (43.97%) JavaScript
11 49 (42.24%) SQL
11 49 (42.24%) Web Services
11 49 (42.24%) JPA
12 47 (40.52%) Unit Testing
13 44 (37.93%) MongoDB
13 44 (37.93%) SOAP
13 44 (37.93%) Oracle
14 41 (35.34%) Finance
14 41 (35.34%) Degree
15 40 (34.48%) Computer Science
15 40 (34.48%) HTML
15 40 (34.48%) JMS
15 40 (34.48%) Enterprise Software
16 39 (33.62%) Relational Database
17 38 (32.76%) JUnit
18 37 (31.90%) CSS
19 35 (30.17%) JSP
20 34 (29.31%) Servlets

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (29.31%) WebLogic
1 34 (29.31%) WebSphere
2 31 (26.72%) Joomla!
2 31 (26.72%) Alfresco
2 31 (26.72%) JBoss
3 20 (17.24%) Apache ServiceMix
4 9 (7.76%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.03%) Apache
6 4 (3.45%) IIS
6 4 (3.45%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.59%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (37.93%) MongoDB
2 39 (33.62%) Relational Database
3 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
4 28 (24.14%) RDBMS
5 19 (16.38%) Big Data
6 17 (14.66%) MySQL
7 11 (9.48%) HBase
8 9 (7.76%) Riak
8 9 (7.76%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 75 (64.66%) Maven
2 59 (50.86%) Eclipse
3 55 (47.41%) Subversion
4 38 (32.76%) JUnit
5 32 (27.59%) Apache Ivy
6 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
7 24 (20.69%) Git (software)
8 20 (17.24%) Eclipse RCP
9 19 (16.38%) NetBeans
10 13 (11.21%) Selenium
11 11 (9.48%) Hudson
12 9 (7.76%) JMeter
13 4 (3.45%) TestNG
13 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
14 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
14 3 (2.59%) FitNesse
15 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
15 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 1 (0.86%) ClearCase
General
1 41 (35.34%) Finance
2 34 (29.31%) Banking
3 20 (17.24%) French Language
4 18 (15.52%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.76%) Marketing
6 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (76.72%) Developer
2 88 (75.86%) Java Developer
3 24 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
3 24 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.66%) Software Engineer
4 17 (14.66%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (5.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (3.45%) Team Leader
6 4 (3.45%) Junior Developer
6 4 (3.45%) Java Team Leader
6 4 (3.45%) Junior Java Developer
6 4 (3.45%) Junior
7 3 (2.59%) Graduate
7 3 (2.59%) Applications Developer
7 3 (2.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (2.59%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (2.59%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (1.72%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (83.62%) Spring
2 80 (68.97%) XML
3 51 (43.97%) Hibernate
4 49 (42.24%) Web Services
4 49 (42.24%) JPA
5 44 (37.93%) SOAP
6 40 (34.48%) HTML
6 40 (34.48%) JMS
7 37 (31.90%) CSS
8 35 (30.17%) JSP
9 34 (29.31%) Servlets
10 31 (26.72%) WSDL
10 31 (26.72%) XHTML
10 31 (26.72%) Dojo
10 31 (26.72%) Spring MVC
10 31 (26.72%) Apache Flex
10 31 (26.72%) Spring Web Flow
10 31 (26.72%) HTML5
11 28 (24.14%) XSLT
11 28 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (34.48%) Computer Science
1 40 (34.48%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (28.45%) Open Source
3 31 (26.72%) RIA
3 31 (26.72%) Client/Server
3 31 (26.72%) N-Tier
4 20 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
4 20 (17.24%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.45%) DTV
6 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.31%) Android
1 34 (29.31%) Apple iOS
2 26 (22.41%) UNIX
3 20 (17.24%) Linux
4 7 (6.03%) Windows
5 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (76.72%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (59.48%) TDD
3 59 (50.86%) UML
4 52 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (40.52%) Unit Testing
6 32 (27.59%) Android Development
6 32 (27.59%) iOS Development
7 31 (26.72%) Web Development
7 31 (26.72%) MVC
8 27 (23.28%) Scrum
9 25 (21.55%) Software Engineering
10 22 (18.97%) OO
11 16 (13.79%) Problem Management
11 16 (13.79%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.31%) Performance Testing
12 5 (4.31%) Machine Learning
13 4 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (3.45%) Multithreading
13 4 (3.45%) Programme Management
13 4 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (98.28%) Java
2 51 (43.97%) JavaScript
3 49 (42.24%) SQL
4 7 (6.03%) C
5 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.59%) C++
7 3 (2.59%) Python
7 3 (2.59%) Perl
7 3 (2.59%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) Lua
9 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (35.34%) Degree
2 34 (29.31%) SC Cleared
2 34 (29.31%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (11.21%) Puppet
1 13 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.72%) Nagios
2 2 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (37.93%) Oracle
2 31 (26.72%) Adobe
3 28 (24.14%) IBM
4 22 (18.97%) VMware
5 21 (18.10%) Google
6 4 (3.45%) SAP
7 3 (2.59%) Sybase
7 3 (2.59%) webMethods
8 2 (1.72%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.86%) Sun
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