The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 155 176 170
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ant 67 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.45% 4.36% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 63 30 35
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1039 825 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.15% 15.77% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 904 724 868
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Ant
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 +7 27 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Wiltshire -3 25 £39,000 +27.86% 4
Dorset +3 14 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Somerset - 1 £41,500 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 143 (97.28%) Java
2 120 (81.63%) Spring
3 98 (66.67%) Eclipse
4 96 (65.31%) SQL
5 95 (64.63%) Maven
6 92 (62.59%) Unit Testing
7 91 (61.90%) Oracle
8 85 (57.82%) Subversion
9 84 (57.14%) XML
10 69 (46.94%) OO
11 64 (43.54%) Web Services
12 59 (40.14%) JUnit
12 59 (40.14%) EJB
12 59 (40.14%) Jenkins
13 57 (38.78%) JPA
14 56 (38.10%) NetBeans
15 54 (36.73%) TDD
15 54 (36.73%) Relational Database
16 50 (34.01%) Selenium
17 48 (32.65%) EJB 3.0
18 47 (31.97%) Hudson
18 47 (31.97%) Servlets
19 46 (31.29%) WebLogic
19 46 (31.29%) JSP
19 46 (31.29%) JBoss
19 46 (31.29%) UML
19 46 (31.29%) JMeter
19 46 (31.29%) JMS
19 46 (31.29%) JSF
19 46 (31.29%) WebSphere

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 46 (31.29%) WebLogic
1 46 (31.29%) WebSphere
2 21 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (4.76%) Joomla!
3 7 (4.76%) Alfresco
4 6 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.72%) Mule
6 2 (1.36%) Confluence
6 2 (1.36%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.36%) CMS
6 2 (1.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (36.73%) Relational Database
2 44 (29.93%) SQL Server
3 43 (29.25%) RDBMS
4 19 (12.93%) MySQL
5 15 (10.20%) HBase
6 11 (7.48%) Hadoop
7 9 (6.12%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.08%) Big Data
9 2 (1.36%) Riak
9 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 98 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 95 (64.63%) Maven
3 85 (57.82%) Subversion
4 59 (40.14%) JUnit
4 59 (40.14%) Jenkins
5 56 (38.10%) NetBeans
6 50 (34.01%) Selenium
7 47 (31.97%) Hudson
8 46 (31.29%) JMeter
9 34 (23.13%) Eclipse RCP
10 27 (18.37%) Git (software)
11 11 (7.48%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (2.72%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.72%) FitNesse
13 2 (1.36%) EasyMock
13 2 (1.36%) Checkstyle
13 2 (1.36%) JIRA
13 2 (1.36%) Mockito
13 2 (1.36%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.36%) FindBugs
General
1 39 (26.53%) Finance
1 39 (26.53%) Banking
2 34 (23.13%) French Language
3 11 (7.48%) Marketing
4 10 (6.80%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.72%) Retail
6 3 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 106 (72.11%) Developer
2 103 (70.07%) Java Developer
3 61 (41.50%) Senior Developer
3 61 (41.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (12.93%) Software Engineer
4 19 (12.93%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (7.48%) Team Leader
5 11 (7.48%) Junior Developer
5 11 (7.48%) Junior
5 11 (7.48%) Java Team Leader
5 11 (7.48%) Junior Java Developer
6 8 (5.44%) Analyst
7 4 (2.72%) Consultant
7 4 (2.72%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (2.72%) Programmer
7 4 (2.72%) Graduate
7 4 (2.72%) Architect
7 4 (2.72%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 4 (2.72%) Java Consultant
7 4 (2.72%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (81.63%) Spring
2 84 (57.14%) XML
3 64 (43.54%) Web Services
4 59 (40.14%) EJB
5 57 (38.78%) JPA
6 48 (32.65%) EJB 3.0
7 47 (31.97%) Servlets
8 46 (31.29%) JSP
8 46 (31.29%) JMS
8 46 (31.29%) JSF
9 43 (29.25%) XSLT
10 42 (28.57%) SOAP
10 42 (28.57%) Java EE
11 40 (27.21%) GWT
12 39 (26.53%) WebSphere MQ
13 37 (25.17%) J2EE
14 26 (17.69%) Hibernate
15 25 (17.01%) HTML
16 24 (16.33%) OSGi
17 17 (11.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (27.21%) Client/Server
2 40 (27.21%) N-Tier
3 34 (23.13%) Inversion of Control
3 34 (23.13%) SWIFT
4 26 (17.69%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.76%) RIA
5 7 (4.76%) Open Source
6 6 (4.08%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.72%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.77%) UNIX
2 25 (17.01%) Linux
3 17 (11.56%) Android
4 15 (10.20%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (62.59%) Unit Testing
2 69 (46.94%) OO
3 54 (36.73%) TDD
4 46 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (31.29%) UML
5 40 (27.21%) Performance Testing
6 37 (25.17%) Software Engineering
7 33 (22.45%) Scrum
7 33 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (12.93%) Problem Management
9 15 (10.20%) OOA/OOD
9 15 (10.20%) Workflow
10 11 (7.48%) Machine Learning
11 9 (6.12%) Android Development
11 9 (6.12%) MVC
12 7 (4.76%) iOS Development
12 7 (4.76%) Web Development
13 6 (4.08%) Release Management
14 5 (3.40%) Multithreading
14 5 (3.40%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (97.28%) Java
2 96 (65.31%) SQL
3 39 (26.53%) JavaScript
4 25 (17.01%) C
5 10 (6.80%) C++
6 4 (2.72%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.36%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 33 (22.45%) Degree
2 7 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 34 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.20%) Puppet
1 15 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.72%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 91 (61.90%) Oracle
2 46 (31.29%) JBoss
3 43 (29.25%) IBM
4 37 (25.17%) Google
5 34 (23.13%) VMware
6 7 (4.76%) Adobe
7 4 (2.72%) Sun
7 4 (2.72%) CA
8 2 (1.36%) webMethods
9 1 (0.68%) MKS
9 1 (0.68%) Perforce
9 1 (0.68%) Sybase
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The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: £27000 to £34000 per annum - benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
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