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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 174 158 180
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ant 67 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 1.07% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.19% 6.11% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60 47 26
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £43,500
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
1083 884 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.55% 17.44% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 915 789 658
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Ant
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +8 33 £37,500 - 3
Wiltshire -14 19 £35,000 +4.47% 4
Dorset 0 10 £47,500 +5.55%
Devon - 4 £40,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -5 1 - - 3
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 136 (97.14%) Java
2 116 (82.86%) Spring
3 88 (62.86%) Maven
3 88 (62.86%) XML
4 84 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (59.29%) Eclipse
6 77 (55.00%) SQL
7 73 (52.14%) Unit Testing
8 68 (48.57%) Oracle
9 66 (47.14%) TDD
10 65 (46.43%) Subversion
11 52 (37.14%) JUnit
11 52 (37.14%) Relational Database
12 51 (36.43%) UML
12 51 (36.43%) OO
13 50 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (34.29%) JPA
15 47 (33.57%) JMS
15 47 (33.57%) Web Services
15 47 (33.57%) SOAP
16 45 (32.14%) JSP
16 45 (32.14%) Servlets
16 45 (32.14%) JavaScript
17 44 (31.43%) WebLogic
17 44 (31.43%) WebSphere
17 44 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
18 43 (30.71%) SQL Server
18 43 (30.71%) JBoss
19 42 (30.00%) Finance
19 42 (30.00%) Jenkins

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 44 (31.43%) WebLogic
1 44 (31.43%) WebSphere
2 27 (19.29%) Apache ServiceMix
3 15 (10.71%) Alfresco
3 15 (10.71%) Joomla!
4 10 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.00%) Apache
6 5 (3.57%) Mule
7 4 (2.86%) IIS
8 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.43%) CMS
8 2 (1.43%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.14%) Relational Database
2 43 (30.71%) SQL Server
3 39 (27.86%) RDBMS
4 24 (17.14%) MySQL
5 23 (16.43%) MongoDB
6 17 (12.14%) HBase
7 14 (10.00%) Big Data
8 11 (7.86%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.29%) Riak
9 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 88 (62.86%) Maven
2 83 (59.29%) Eclipse
3 65 (46.43%) Subversion
4 52 (37.14%) JUnit
5 42 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 39 (27.86%) NetBeans
7 31 (22.14%) Eclipse RCP
8 30 (21.43%) Selenium
9 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
10 25 (17.86%) Hudson
10 25 (17.86%) JMeter
11 19 (13.57%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (3.57%) FitNesse
12 5 (3.57%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.43%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.43%) Checkstyle
13 2 (1.43%) FindBugs
13 2 (1.43%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.43%) JIRA
13 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (30.00%) Finance
2 39 (27.86%) Banking
3 31 (22.14%) French Language
4 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 13 (9.29%) Marketing
6 3 (2.14%) Retail
7 2 (1.43%) Electronics
7 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 99 (70.71%) Developer
2 96 (68.57%) Java Developer
3 48 (34.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 48 (34.29%) Senior Developer
4 18 (12.86%) Java Software Engineer
4 18 (12.86%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.86%) Team Leader
5 11 (7.86%) Java Team Leader
6 5 (3.57%) Analyst
6 5 (3.57%) Graduate
7 4 (2.86%) Junior
7 4 (2.86%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (2.86%) Junior Developer
8 3 (2.14%) Java Architect
8 3 (2.14%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 3 (2.14%) Java Consultant
8 3 (2.14%) Java Programmer
8 3 (2.14%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (2.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (2.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (82.86%) Spring
2 88 (62.86%) XML
3 48 (34.29%) JPA
4 47 (33.57%) JMS
4 47 (33.57%) Web Services
4 47 (33.57%) SOAP
5 45 (32.14%) JSP
5 45 (32.14%) Servlets
6 39 (27.86%) XSLT
7 37 (26.43%) GWT
8 36 (25.71%) WebSphere MQ
9 35 (25.00%) J2EE
10 34 (24.29%) Hibernate
10 34 (24.29%) HTML
11 32 (22.86%) EJB
12 30 (21.43%) OSGi
13 27 (19.29%) EJB 3.0
14 23 (16.43%) JSF
15 22 (15.71%) CSS
16 20 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
2 38 (27.14%) Client/Server
2 38 (27.14%) N-Tier
3 33 (23.57%) Computer Science
4 31 (22.14%) Inversion of Control
4 31 (22.14%) SWIFT
5 17 (12.14%) Open Source
6 15 (10.71%) RIA
7 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.57%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.43%) DTV
10 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.14%) UNIX
2 29 (20.71%) Linux
3 25 (17.86%) Android
4 23 (16.43%) Apple iOS
5 9 (6.43%) Windows
6 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (52.14%) Unit Testing
3 66 (47.14%) TDD
4 51 (36.43%) UML
4 51 (36.43%) OO
5 50 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 35 (25.00%) Scrum
7 18 (12.86%) Android Development
7 18 (12.86%) Mentoring
7 18 (12.86%) Problem Management
8 17 (12.14%) MVC
8 17 (12.14%) Performance Testing
9 16 (11.43%) iOS Development
10 15 (10.71%) Web Development
11 13 (9.29%) Workflow
11 13 (9.29%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (7.86%) Machine Learning
13 6 (4.29%) Release Management
14 5 (3.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 136 (97.14%) Java
2 77 (55.00%) SQL
3 45 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.71%) C
5 9 (6.43%) C++
6 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.14%) Python
7 3 (2.14%) Perl
7 3 (2.14%) PHP
8 2 (1.43%) ECMAScript
8 2 (1.43%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) Lua
Qualifications
1 38 (27.14%) Degree
2 15 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 15 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 33 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (13.57%) Puppet
1 19 (13.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.43%) Nagios
2 2 (1.43%) CA Endevor
2 2 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (48.57%) Oracle
2 43 (30.71%) JBoss
3 38 (27.14%) IBM
4 34 (24.29%) Google
5 33 (23.57%) VMware
6 15 (10.71%) Adobe
7 4 (2.86%) Sun
8 3 (2.14%) webMethods
9 2 (1.43%) SAP
9 2 (1.43%) Sybase
9 2 (1.43%) CA
9 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.43%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.71%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.71%) MKS
10 1 (0.71%) Perforce
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