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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 145 159 176
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ant 105 71 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.79% 1.16% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.63% 6.77% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81 65 33
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
1217 1049 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.71% 17.07% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 910 749
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +28 71 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Wiltshire -12 19 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Somerset +15 7 £55,000 +32.53%
Dorset -2 6 £43,000 -18.09% 1
Gloucestershire -13 1 £42,500 - 2
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 148 (97.37%) Java
2 119 (78.29%) Maven
3 107 (70.39%) Git (software)
4 95 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (53.95%) Software Engineering
6 77 (50.66%) Jenkins
7 72 (47.37%) Spring
7 72 (47.37%) Degree
8 68 (44.74%) XML
9 62 (40.79%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (38.82%) Google
10 59 (38.82%) TDD
11 57 (37.50%) Oracle
12 56 (36.84%) JavaScript
13 55 (36.18%) SQL
13 55 (36.18%) VMware
14 54 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 53 (34.87%) Subversion
16 52 (34.21%) Web Services
16 52 (34.21%) Python
16 52 (34.21%) Docker
17 51 (33.55%) SDLC
18 50 (32.89%) Artifactory
19 48 (31.58%) Eclipse
19 48 (31.58%) Servlets
20 47 (30.92%) UML
20 47 (30.92%) J2EE
20 47 (30.92%) Xen
21 46 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
22 44 (28.95%) Clojure

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (28.29%) OpenStack
2 22 (14.47%) Apache ServiceMix
2 22 (14.47%) JBoss
3 20 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 20 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 20 (13.16%) WebLogic
4 14 (9.21%) Joomla!
4 14 (9.21%) Alfresco
5 13 (8.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (4.61%) nginx
7 6 (3.95%) Apache
8 4 (2.63%) Confluence
9 2 (1.32%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.32%) Mule
9 2 (1.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (28.29%) Google App Engine
2 43 (28.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 35 (23.03%) SaaS
4 25 (16.45%) PaaS
5 20 (13.16%) HP Helion
6 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.66%) Relational Database
2 26 (17.11%) MySQL
2 26 (17.11%) RDBMS
3 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
4 15 (9.87%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.58%) HBase
5 10 (6.58%) Big Data
6 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 119 (78.29%) Maven
2 107 (70.39%) Git (software)
3 77 (50.66%) Jenkins
4 53 (34.87%) Subversion
5 50 (32.89%) Artifactory
6 48 (31.58%) Eclipse
7 40 (26.32%) Gradle
8 39 (25.66%) Hudson
9 31 (20.39%) JUnit
10 20 (13.16%) Eclipse RCP
11 18 (11.84%) JIRA
12 14 (9.21%) Apache Ivy
13 10 (6.58%) SoapUI
13 10 (6.58%) Selenium
14 8 (5.26%) Mercurial
14 8 (5.26%) NetBeans
15 5 (3.29%) JMeter
15 5 (3.29%) Sahi
15 5 (3.29%) jMock
15 5 (3.29%) Jasmine
General
1 37 (24.34%) Finance
2 30 (19.74%) Banking
3 29 (19.08%) Telecoms
4 14 (9.21%) Marketing
5 11 (7.24%) French Language
6 7 (4.61%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.61%) Electronics
7 4 (2.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (50.66%) Developer
2 66 (43.42%) Software Engineer
3 49 (32.24%) Java Developer
4 40 (26.32%) Senior Developer
5 28 (18.42%) Principal Software Engineer
5 28 (18.42%) Principal Engineer
6 24 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (14.47%) Senior Software Engineer
8 18 (11.84%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (8.55%) J2EE Developer
9 13 (8.55%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 13 (8.55%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (8.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 12 (7.89%) Development Engineer
10 12 (7.89%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 12 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (5.92%) Java Applications Developer
11 9 (5.92%) Applications Developer
12 8 (5.26%) Software Developer
12 8 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (47.37%) Spring
2 68 (44.74%) XML
3 52 (34.21%) Web Services
4 48 (31.58%) Servlets
5 47 (30.92%) J2EE
6 41 (26.97%) HTML
6 41 (26.97%) JSP
7 39 (25.66%) CSS
8 30 (19.74%) SOAP
8 30 (19.74%) jQuery
9 27 (17.76%) JSON
10 25 (16.45%) JPA
10 25 (16.45%) Hibernate
11 22 (14.47%) JMS
12 20 (13.16%) XSLT
12 20 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
12 20 (13.16%) GWT
12 20 (13.16%) OSGi
13 19 (12.50%) JDBC
14 16 (10.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.37%) Computer Science
2 20 (13.16%) Client/Server
2 20 (13.16%) N-Tier
2 20 (13.16%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (13.16%) SWIFT
3 19 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 14 (9.21%) RIA
5 12 (7.89%) Digital Media
6 8 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (4.61%) DTV
8 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.66%) Informatics
9 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Linux
2 32 (21.05%) UNIX
3 14 (9.21%) Android
3 14 (9.21%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (53.95%) Software Engineering
3 62 (40.79%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (38.82%) TDD
5 51 (33.55%) SDLC
6 47 (30.92%) UML
7 39 (25.66%) Scrum
8 36 (23.68%) OO
9 31 (20.39%) Mentoring
10 28 (18.42%) Unit Testing
11 25 (16.45%) Data Management
11 25 (16.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (13.16%) Problem Management
13 19 (12.50%) Open Source
14 17 (11.18%) MVC
15 14 (9.21%) OOP
15 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (9.21%) Web Development
15 14 (9.21%) Android Development
15 14 (9.21%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (97.37%) Java
2 56 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 55 (36.18%) SQL
4 52 (34.21%) Python
5 44 (28.95%) Clojure
6 37 (24.34%) Scala
7 13 (8.55%) AspectJ
8 7 (4.61%) Ruby
9 4 (2.63%) C++
10 3 (1.97%) Erlang
10 3 (1.97%) Go
11 2 (1.32%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.66%) C#
12 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (47.37%) Degree
2 16 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 16 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) HL7
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (34.21%) Docker
3 47 (30.92%) Xen
4 43 (28.29%) LXC
5 26 (17.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.24%) Puppet
3 7 (4.61%) Kibana
3 7 (4.61%) Graphite
4 1 (0.66%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 59 (38.82%) Google
2 57 (37.50%) Oracle
3 55 (36.18%) VMware
4 26 (17.11%) Rackspace
5 21 (13.82%) IBM
5 21 (13.82%) HP
6 14 (9.21%) Adobe
7 12 (7.89%) BEA
7 12 (7.89%) Sybase
8 7 (4.61%) SAP
9 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.97%) ATG
11 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.66%) NorthgateArinso
12 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LRS
Salary: Competative Salary
Posted: 23 days ago