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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 177 157 205
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +48
Permanent jobs citing Ant 60 77 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.26% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.46% 7.37% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 43 73 9
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1099 1045 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.83% 17.15% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 948 928 716
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +4 29 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Somerset +27 21 £55,000 +57.14%
Dorset +5 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Wiltshire -26 1 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 87 (97.75%) Java
2 71 (79.78%) Maven
3 70 (78.65%) Git (software)
4 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (52.81%) Spring
6 46 (51.69%) Jenkins
7 44 (49.44%) TDD
8 43 (48.31%) J2EE
9 40 (44.94%) Eclipse
10 39 (43.82%) Software Engineering
11 38 (42.70%) XML
12 37 (41.57%) Subversion
13 35 (39.33%) JavaScript
13 35 (39.33%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (35.96%) Linux
15 31 (34.83%) Scrum
15 31 (34.83%) Google
16 29 (32.58%) Oracle
17 28 (31.46%) SQL
17 28 (31.46%) JUnit
17 28 (31.46%) JSP
18 27 (30.34%) UML
18 27 (30.34%) Degree
19 26 (29.21%) UNIX
20 25 (28.09%) Servlets
21 24 (26.97%) VMware
21 24 (26.97%) Relational Database
22 23 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
22 23 (25.84%) Amazon AWS
22 23 (25.84%) MySQL

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 20 (22.47%) OpenStack
2 17 (19.10%) JBoss
2 17 (19.10%) Tomcat
3 15 (16.85%) WebSphere
3 15 (16.85%) Apache ServiceMix
4 13 (14.61%) WebLogic
5 10 (11.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (6.74%) Jetty
7 4 (4.49%) Alfresco
7 4 (4.49%) Joomla!
8 3 (3.37%) Confluence
9 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.25%) Mule ESB
9 2 (2.25%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.25%) Mule
9 2 (2.25%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.84%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (22.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 20 (22.47%) Google App Engine
3 19 (21.35%) SaaS
4 9 (10.11%) PaaS
5 8 (8.99%) HP Helion
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) Relational Database
2 23 (25.84%) MySQL
3 13 (14.61%) RDBMS
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
4 10 (11.24%) HBase
4 10 (11.24%) Big Data
5 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 71 (79.78%) Maven
2 70 (78.65%) Git (software)
3 46 (51.69%) Jenkins
4 40 (44.94%) Eclipse
5 37 (41.57%) Subversion
6 28 (31.46%) JUnit
7 22 (24.72%) Hudson
8 21 (23.60%) Artifactory
9 19 (21.35%) JIRA
10 15 (16.85%) Gradle
11 13 (14.61%) Eclipse RCP
12 6 (6.74%) Bugzilla
13 4 (4.49%) Apache Ivy
13 4 (4.49%) jMock
13 4 (4.49%) NetBeans
14 3 (3.37%) IntelliJ
14 3 (3.37%) Mercurial
14 3 (3.37%) EasyMock
14 3 (3.37%) FitNesse
14 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 16 (17.98%) Banking
3 13 (14.61%) French Language
4 9 (10.11%) Marketing
5 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (56.18%) Developer
2 38 (42.70%) Senior Developer
3 36 (40.45%) Java Developer
4 27 (30.34%) Software Engineer
5 24 (26.97%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (15.73%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (14.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 12 (13.48%) J2EE Developer
9 11 (12.36%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (11.24%) Principal Engineer
10 10 (11.24%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 10 (11.24%) Principal Software Engineer
11 9 (10.11%) Architect
12 6 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Development Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Java Architect
12 6 (6.74%) Technical Architect
12 6 (6.74%) Java Technical Architect
13 4 (4.49%) Java Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (52.81%) Spring
2 43 (48.31%) J2EE
3 38 (42.70%) XML
4 28 (31.46%) JSP
5 25 (28.09%) Servlets
6 21 (23.60%) CSS
6 21 (23.60%) Web Services
7 20 (22.47%) HTML
8 19 (21.35%) Ajax
9 17 (19.10%) jQuery
10 16 (17.98%) Hibernate
11 15 (16.85%) JSON
12 14 (15.73%) JMS
13 13 (14.61%) WebSphere MQ
13 13 (14.61%) XSLT
13 13 (14.61%) OSGi
13 13 (14.61%) GWT
14 11 (12.36%) SOAP
14 11 (12.36%) JPA
15 10 (11.24%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.61%) N-Tier
2 13 (14.61%) Client/Server
2 13 (14.61%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (14.61%) SWIFT
2 13 (14.61%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (7.87%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.49%) RIA
5 2 (2.25%) DTV
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) Linux
2 26 (29.21%) UNIX
3 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.49%) Android
4 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (49.44%) TDD
3 39 (43.82%) Software Engineering
4 35 (39.33%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (34.83%) Scrum
6 27 (30.34%) UML
7 19 (21.35%) SDLC
7 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
8 17 (19.10%) Unit Testing
9 13 (14.61%) Problem Management
10 12 (13.48%) Kanban
11 10 (11.24%) Server Building
11 10 (11.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (11.24%) RUP
11 10 (11.24%) OOP
11 10 (11.24%) OO
11 10 (11.24%) OOD
11 10 (11.24%) AOP
12 9 (10.11%) Data Management
13 7 (7.87%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 87 (97.75%) Java
2 35 (39.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (31.46%) SQL
4 22 (24.72%) Python
5 20 (22.47%) Clojure
6 18 (20.22%) Scala
7 10 (11.24%) AspectJ
8 2 (2.25%) ECMAScript
8 2 (2.25%) C++
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.12%) C#
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (23.60%) Docker
3 19 (21.35%) LXC
3 19 (21.35%) Xen
4 9 (10.11%) KVM
5 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (12.36%) Puppet
3 2 (2.25%) Graphite
3 2 (2.25%) Kibana
4 1 (1.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) Google
2 29 (32.58%) Oracle
3 24 (26.97%) VMware
4 23 (25.84%) IBM
5 10 (11.24%) Rackspace
6 9 (10.11%) HP
7 4 (4.49%) Adobe
8 3 (3.37%) ATG
8 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.25%) SAP
10 1 (1.12%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.12%) NorthgateArinso
10 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Cayder
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago