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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 202 163 182
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ant 43 88 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.48% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.27% 7.68% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 65 63
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median 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
1006 1146 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.23% 19.26% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 881 972 920
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -15 17 £38,750 -13.88% 4
Wiltshire +16 10 £35,000 - 4
Dorset +11 5 £47,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Somerset -24 1 £56,000 +1.81%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ant.

1 123 (95.35%) Java
2 111 (86.05%) Maven
3 107 (82.95%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (69.77%) Spring
5 83 (64.34%) HTML
6 74 (57.36%) JavaScript
6 74 (57.36%) Web Services
7 72 (55.81%) CSS
8 66 (51.16%) Degree
8 66 (51.16%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (46.51%) Finance
10 59 (45.74%) HTML5
11 56 (43.41%) Computer Science
12 54 (41.86%) Apache Ivy
12 54 (41.86%) Banking
13 52 (40.31%) Hibernate
14 51 (39.53%) XML
14 51 (39.53%) Git (software)
15 50 (38.76%) Telecoms
16 49 (37.98%) TDD
16 49 (37.98%) OO
16 49 (37.98%) UML
16 49 (37.98%) SDLC
17 48 (37.21%) SOAP
17 48 (37.21%) Subversion
18 47 (36.43%) MVC
18 47 (36.43%) SQL
19 45 (34.88%) Jenkins
19 45 (34.88%) JPA
20 44 (34.11%) Spring MVC

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (27.91%) Alfresco
1 36 (27.91%) Joomla!
2 25 (19.38%) WebSphere
3 22 (17.05%) JBoss
4 18 (13.95%) WebLogic
5 15 (11.63%) Apache
6 9 (6.98%) OpenStack
7 7 (5.43%) Confluence
8 6 (4.65%) GlassFish
9 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.20%) SaaS
3 7 (5.43%) Google App Engine
3 7 (5.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.33%) IaaS
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.56%) MongoDB
2 27 (20.93%) Relational Database
3 23 (17.83%) SQL Server
4 21 (16.28%) RDBMS
5 17 (13.18%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.88%) MySQL
7 3 (2.33%) OrientDB
7 3 (2.33%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.55%) Big Data
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 111 (86.05%) Maven
2 54 (41.86%) Apache Ivy
3 51 (39.53%) Git (software)
4 48 (37.21%) Subversion
5 45 (34.88%) Jenkins
6 40 (31.01%) Eclipse
7 33 (25.58%) JUnit
8 27 (20.93%) Artifactory
8 27 (20.93%) Sonatype Nexus
9 16 (12.40%) Gradle
9 16 (12.40%) Hudson
10 13 (10.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (10.08%) Cucumber
10 13 (10.08%) JIRA
11 9 (6.98%) NetBeans
12 7 (5.43%) Selenium
13 5 (3.88%) ClearCase
13 5 (3.88%) IntelliJ
14 4 (3.10%) JMeter
15 3 (2.33%) HttpUnit
General
1 60 (46.51%) Finance
2 54 (41.86%) Banking
3 50 (38.76%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.30%) Financial Institution
5 7 (5.43%) Aerospace
6 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.55%) Back Office
7 2 (1.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.78%) Automotive
8 1 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 83 (64.34%) Developer
2 65 (50.39%) Java Developer
3 24 (18.60%) Software Engineer
4 18 (13.95%) Java Engineer
5 16 (12.40%) Java Software Engineer
5 16 (12.40%) Web Developer
6 12 (9.30%) Build Engineer
7 11 (8.53%) Java Software Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Applications Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Linux Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Unix Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Java Applications Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Scala Software Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
13 3 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Release Engineer
13 3 (2.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (69.77%) Spring
2 83 (64.34%) HTML
3 74 (57.36%) Web Services
4 72 (55.81%) CSS
5 59 (45.74%) HTML5
6 52 (40.31%) Hibernate
7 51 (39.53%) XML
8 48 (37.21%) SOAP
9 45 (34.88%) JPA
10 44 (34.11%) Spring MVC
11 42 (32.56%) Spring Web Flow
11 42 (32.56%) WSDL
12 39 (30.23%) AngularJS
12 39 (30.23%) XHTML
13 36 (27.91%) Apache Flex
13 36 (27.91%) Dojo
14 32 (24.81%) J2EE
15 25 (19.38%) JMS
15 25 (19.38%) WebSphere MQ
16 22 (17.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 56 (43.41%) Computer Science
2 33 (25.58%) RIA
3 25 (19.38%) Client/Server
3 25 (19.38%) Inversion of Control
3 25 (19.38%) N-Tier
4 15 (11.63%) Digital Media
5 14 (10.85%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.33%) Blockchain
6 3 (2.33%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.33%) Fintech
7 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.91%) Android
1 36 (27.91%) Apple iOS
2 33 (25.58%) Linux
3 13 (10.08%) Unix
4 5 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.55%) Windows
6 1 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.78%) Debian
6 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (82.95%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (51.16%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (37.98%) OO
3 49 (37.98%) SDLC
3 49 (37.98%) TDD
3 49 (37.98%) UML
4 47 (36.43%) MVC
5 43 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 42 (32.56%) Open Source
7 36 (27.91%) Android Development
7 36 (27.91%) iOS Development
7 36 (27.91%) Mobile Development
7 36 (27.91%) Web Development
8 34 (26.36%) Software Engineering
9 30 (23.26%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (13.18%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 17 (13.18%) SEO
11 16 (12.40%) BDD
11 16 (12.40%) Translating Business Requirements
12 15 (11.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (95.35%) Java
2 74 (57.36%) JavaScript
3 47 (36.43%) SQL
4 19 (14.73%) PHP
5 9 (6.98%) Python
6 7 (5.43%) Clojure
6 7 (5.43%) Erlang
6 7 (5.43%) Go
6 7 (5.43%) Haskell
6 7 (5.43%) Scala
7 6 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.10%) C#
9 3 (2.33%) C
9 3 (2.33%) C++
10 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (51.16%) Degree
2 37 (28.68%) Security Cleared
3 36 (27.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) ISEB
4 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.60%) QA
2 14 (10.85%) ISO15022
2 14 (10.85%) ISO20022
3 2 (1.55%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (17.05%) Docker
2 20 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.63%) Xen
4 7 (5.43%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Ansible
1 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (27.91%) Adobe
1 36 (27.91%) Oracle
2 20 (15.50%) VMware
3 12 (9.30%) BEA
3 12 (9.30%) Sybase
4 10 (7.75%) Google
5 7 (5.43%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.88%) Rackspace
7 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.10%) SAP
8 2 (1.55%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.78%) ATG
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
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