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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 164 186 162
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ant 64 26 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 0.49% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.19% 3.21% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 60 21 38
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £34,750
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
1034 810 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.13% 15.41% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 897 714 936
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £25,965 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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 14 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 14 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
Wiltshire +5 24 £39,000 +27.86% 4
Bristol +10 23 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Dorset +3 13 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Somerset - 2 £38,250 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 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.

1 138 (97.18%) Java
2 115 (80.99%) Spring
3 94 (66.20%) Maven
4 93 (65.49%) Eclipse
4 93 (65.49%) SQL
5 89 (62.68%) Oracle
5 89 (62.68%) Subversion
5 89 (62.68%) Unit Testing
6 80 (56.34%) XML
7 69 (48.59%) OO
8 66 (46.48%) Web Services
9 63 (44.37%) EJB
10 59 (41.55%) JPA
11 58 (40.85%) Jenkins
12 57 (40.14%) NetBeans
13 55 (38.73%) JUnit
14 52 (36.62%) Selenium
15 51 (35.92%) EJB 3.0
16 50 (35.21%) Relational Database
16 50 (35.21%) TDD
17 49 (34.51%) Hudson
18 48 (33.80%) JSF
18 48 (33.80%) JMeter
19 44 (30.99%) Servlets
19 44 (30.99%) Java EE
20 43 (30.28%) SOAP
20 43 (30.28%) Performance Testing
21 42 (29.58%) UML
22 41 (28.87%) JBoss
22 41 (28.87%) JSP

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 41 (28.87%) WebLogic
1 41 (28.87%) WebSphere
2 17 (11.97%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (4.93%) Joomla!
3 7 (4.93%) Alfresco
4 6 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.82%) Mule
6 2 (1.41%) Confluence
6 2 (1.41%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.41%) CMS
6 2 (1.41%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.21%) Relational Database
2 41 (28.87%) SQL Server
3 39 (27.46%) RDBMS
4 18 (12.68%) MySQL
5 14 (9.86%) HBase
6 11 (7.75%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.63%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.82%) Big Data
9 2 (1.41%) SQLite
10 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 94 (66.20%) Maven
2 93 (65.49%) Eclipse
3 89 (62.68%) Subversion
4 58 (40.85%) Jenkins
5 57 (40.14%) NetBeans
6 55 (38.73%) JUnit
7 52 (36.62%) Selenium
8 49 (34.51%) Hudson
9 48 (33.80%) JMeter
10 30 (21.13%) Eclipse RCP
11 24 (16.90%) Git (software)
12 11 (7.75%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
13 3 (2.11%) FitNesse
14 2 (1.41%) EasyMock
14 2 (1.41%) Checkstyle
14 2 (1.41%) JIRA
14 2 (1.41%) Mockito
14 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
14 2 (1.41%) FindBugs
General
1 35 (24.65%) Banking
2 34 (23.94%) Finance
3 30 (21.13%) French Language
4 11 (7.75%) Marketing
5 10 (7.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.82%) Retail
7 3 (2.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 105 (73.94%) Developer
2 102 (71.83%) Java Developer
3 60 (42.25%) Senior Developer
3 60 (42.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 16 (11.27%) Software Engineer
4 16 (11.27%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (7.75%) Junior Developer
5 11 (7.75%) Junior
5 11 (7.75%) Junior Java Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Java Team Leader
6 10 (7.04%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.63%) Analyst
8 4 (2.82%) Consultant
8 4 (2.82%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (2.82%) Programmer
8 4 (2.82%) Architect
8 4 (2.82%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 4 (2.82%) Environment Analyst
8 4 (2.82%) Java Consultant
8 4 (2.82%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (80.99%) Spring
2 80 (56.34%) XML
3 66 (46.48%) Web Services
4 63 (44.37%) EJB
5 59 (41.55%) JPA
6 51 (35.92%) EJB 3.0
7 48 (33.80%) JSF
8 44 (30.99%) Java EE
8 44 (30.99%) Servlets
9 43 (30.28%) SOAP
10 41 (28.87%) JSP
11 40 (28.17%) JMS
12 39 (27.46%) XSLT
13 35 (24.65%) WebSphere MQ
13 35 (24.65%) GWT
14 32 (22.54%) J2EE
15 28 (19.72%) Hibernate
16 27 (19.01%) HTML
17 20 (14.08%) OSGi
18 17 (11.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.35%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (24.65%) Client/Server
2 35 (24.65%) N-Tier
3 30 (21.13%) Inversion of Control
3 30 (21.13%) SWIFT
4 23 (16.20%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.93%) RIA
5 7 (4.93%) Open Source
6 6 (4.23%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.82%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.82%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.01%) UNIX
2 25 (17.61%) Linux
3 19 (13.38%) Android
4 17 (11.97%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (62.68%) Unit Testing
2 69 (48.59%) OO
3 50 (35.21%) TDD
4 43 (30.28%) Performance Testing
5 42 (29.58%) UML
6 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (22.54%) Software Engineering
8 29 (20.42%) Scrum
9 28 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (11.27%) Problem Management
11 14 (9.86%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (9.86%) Workflow
12 11 (7.75%) Machine Learning
13 9 (6.34%) Android Development
13 9 (6.34%) MVC
14 7 (4.93%) iOS Development
14 7 (4.93%) Web Development
14 7 (4.93%) Multithreading
15 6 (4.23%) Release Management
16 5 (3.52%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (97.18%) Java
2 93 (65.49%) SQL
3 39 (27.46%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.90%) C
5 10 (7.04%) C++
6 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.41%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 32 (22.54%) Degree
2 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 30 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (9.86%) Puppet
1 14 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.82%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 89 (62.68%) Oracle
2 41 (28.87%) JBoss
3 39 (27.46%) IBM
4 32 (22.54%) Google
5 30 (21.13%) VMware
6 7 (4.93%) Adobe
7 4 (2.82%) Sun
7 4 (2.82%) CA
8 2 (1.41%) webMethods
9 1 (0.70%) MKS
9 1 (0.70%) Perforce
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Healthcare
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Salary: £350 - £460 per day
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
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