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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 168 212 175
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -37
Permanent jobs citing Ant 87 31 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.52% 0.52% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.28% 2.86% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78 29 62
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1051 1084 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.33% 18.07% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 914 956 928
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +31 67 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Wiltshire +18 18 £35,000 - 5
Somerset -8 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (98.01%) Java
2 121 (80.13%) Maven
3 97 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (54.30%) HTML
5 79 (52.32%) Git (software)
6 76 (50.33%) Spring
7 75 (49.67%) Degree
8 74 (49.01%) Web Services
9 69 (45.70%) JavaScript
10 63 (41.72%) CSS
11 62 (41.06%) XML
11 62 (41.06%) TDD
11 62 (41.06%) Jenkins
12 61 (40.40%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (40.40%) SQL
13 60 (39.74%) Software Engineering
14 59 (39.07%) Oracle
14 59 (39.07%) OO
15 52 (34.44%) Telecoms
16 49 (32.45%) Artifactory
17 48 (31.79%) Finance
17 48 (31.79%) Docker
17 48 (31.79%) SDLC
17 48 (31.79%) Sonatype Nexus
18 45 (29.80%) Linux
18 45 (29.80%) SOAP
18 45 (29.80%) Relational Database
18 45 (29.80%) Unit Testing
19 44 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (29.14%) Hudson

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 32 (21.19%) WebLogic
2 29 (19.21%) JBoss
3 26 (17.22%) Alfresco
3 26 (17.22%) Joomla!
4 25 (16.56%) WebSphere
5 24 (15.89%) OpenStack
6 13 (8.61%) Apache
7 10 (6.62%) Node.js
8 7 (4.64%) GlassFish
8 7 (4.64%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.31%) Confluence
10 4 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (15.89%) Google App Engine
2 24 (15.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (11.92%) SaaS
4 11 (7.28%) IaaS
4 11 (7.28%) PaaS
5 8 (5.30%) HP Helion
6 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.23%) Internet
2 5 (3.31%) SSL
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.80%) Relational Database
2 37 (24.50%) MongoDB
3 36 (23.84%) SQL Server
4 35 (23.18%) RDBMS
5 14 (9.27%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.30%) MySQL
7 2 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 121 (80.13%) Maven
2 79 (52.32%) Git (software)
3 62 (41.06%) Jenkins
4 49 (32.45%) Artifactory
5 48 (31.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 44 (29.14%) Hudson
7 41 (27.15%) Eclipse
8 40 (26.49%) JUnit
9 39 (25.83%) Subversion
10 37 (24.50%) Apache Ivy
11 30 (19.87%) Gradle
12 19 (12.58%) NetBeans
13 14 (9.27%) Selenium
14 12 (7.95%) JMeter
15 11 (7.28%) JIRA
16 9 (5.96%) Eclipse RCP
17 7 (4.64%) SoapUI
18 5 (3.31%) Cucumber
18 5 (3.31%) DbUnit
18 5 (3.31%) XMLUnit
General
1 52 (34.44%) Telecoms
2 48 (31.79%) Finance
3 38 (25.17%) Banking
4 9 (5.96%) Financial Institution
5 8 (5.30%) Aerospace
6 7 (4.64%) Back Office
7 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
8 5 (3.31%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.31%) Marketing
9 4 (2.65%) Electronics
10 3 (1.99%) Retail
11 1 (0.66%) Automotive
11 1 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 85 (56.29%) Developer
2 78 (51.66%) Java Developer
3 51 (33.77%) Software Engineer
4 35 (23.18%) Java Engineer
5 32 (21.19%) Senior Software Engineer
6 30 (19.87%) Java Software Engineer
7 16 (10.60%) Applications Developer
7 16 (10.60%) Java Applications Developer
8 13 (8.61%) Scala Software Engineer
8 13 (8.61%) Senior Java Engineer
8 13 (8.61%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Java Software Developer
10 9 (5.96%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Principal Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Principal Software Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Unix Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Build Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (54.30%) HTML
2 76 (50.33%) Spring
3 74 (49.01%) Web Services
4 63 (41.72%) CSS
5 62 (41.06%) XML
6 45 (29.80%) SOAP
7 43 (28.48%) HTML5
8 40 (26.49%) JPA
9 37 (24.50%) Servlets
10 31 (20.53%) XHTML
11 28 (18.54%) Hibernate
11 28 (18.54%) J2EE
11 28 (18.54%) Spring MVC
11 28 (18.54%) Spring Web Flow
11 28 (18.54%) WSDL
12 27 (17.88%) AngularJS
13 26 (17.22%) Apache Flex
13 26 (17.22%) Dojo
14 25 (16.56%) JMS
15 24 (15.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.15%) Computer Science
2 31 (20.53%) Digital Media
3 24 (15.89%) Client/Server
3 24 (15.89%) Inversion of Control
3 24 (15.89%) N-Tier
4 23 (15.23%) RIA
5 12 (7.95%) SWIFT
6 8 (5.30%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.97%) Health Informatics
7 6 (3.97%) Informatics
8 5 (3.31%) Blockchain
8 5 (3.31%) Cryptography
8 5 (3.31%) Fintech
8 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.99%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.32%) Social Media
11 1 (0.66%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.80%) Linux
2 32 (21.19%) Unix
3 27 (17.88%) Android
3 27 (17.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (41.06%) TDD
3 61 (40.40%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (39.74%) Software Engineering
5 59 (39.07%) OO
6 48 (31.79%) SDLC
7 45 (29.80%) Unit Testing
8 43 (28.48%) UML
9 33 (21.85%) Open Source
10 29 (19.21%) MVC
11 28 (18.54%) Web Development
12 26 (17.22%) Android Development
12 26 (17.22%) iOS Development
12 26 (17.22%) Mobile Development
13 25 (16.56%) OOA/OOD
14 22 (14.57%) Scrum
15 15 (9.93%) Release Management
16 14 (9.27%) BDD
17 12 (7.95%) Project Management
17 12 (7.95%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 148 (98.01%) Java
2 69 (45.70%) JavaScript
3 61 (40.40%) SQL
4 38 (25.17%) Python
5 24 (15.89%) Clojure
6 23 (15.23%) Scala
7 10 (6.62%) Erlang
7 10 (6.62%) Go
7 10 (6.62%) Haskell
8 7 (4.64%) PHP
9 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.32%) C
9 2 (1.32%) Ruby
10 1 (0.66%) C#
10 1 (0.66%) C++
10 1 (0.66%) Lua
10 1 (0.66%) Perl
10 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (49.67%) Degree
2 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
3 26 (17.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) ISO15022
1 12 (7.95%) ISO20022
2 11 (7.28%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) HL7
System Software
1 48 (31.79%) Docker
2 44 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (26.49%) Xen
4 22 (14.57%) LXC
5 9 (5.96%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Ansible
2 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.66%) Graphite
3 1 (0.66%) Kibana
Vendors
1 59 (39.07%) Oracle
2 44 (29.14%) VMware
3 33 (21.85%) Google
4 26 (17.22%) Adobe
5 23 (15.23%) BEA
6 21 (13.91%) Sybase
7 11 (7.28%) Rackspace
8 9 (5.96%) SAP
9 8 (5.30%) HP
10 5 (3.31%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.65%) ATG
12 2 (1.32%) Facebook
12 2 (1.32%) Twitter
13 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.66%) Sun
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