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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 151 169 196
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Ant 92 60 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.56% 0.98% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.90% 5.83% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67 56 18
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,200 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
1164 1029 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.75% 16.84% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 990 894 725
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +24 60 £45,000 -7.69% 6
Somerset +27 14 £55,000 +57.14%
Wiltshire -24 11 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Dorset +3 5 £47,500 -11.62%
Gloucestershire -11 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 130 (99.24%) Java
2 108 (82.44%) Maven
3 102 (77.86%) Git (software)
4 86 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (54.96%) Software Engineering
6 69 (52.67%) Jenkins
7 63 (48.09%) Spring
8 61 (46.56%) XML
9 60 (45.80%) Degree
9 60 (45.80%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (41.22%) Google
10 54 (41.22%) Oracle
11 52 (39.69%) TDD
12 49 (37.40%) VMware
13 48 (36.64%) JavaScript
13 48 (36.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 47 (35.88%) SDLC
14 47 (35.88%) SQL
14 47 (35.88%) Subversion
15 46 (35.11%) Python
15 46 (35.11%) Eclipse
16 45 (34.35%) J2EE
17 44 (33.59%) Web Services
18 43 (32.82%) UML
18 43 (32.82%) Docker
18 43 (32.82%) Artifactory
19 42 (32.06%) Servlets
20 41 (31.30%) Amazon AWS
21 40 (30.53%) Xen
22 39 (29.77%) Scrum

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 38 (29.01%) OpenStack
2 22 (16.79%) Apache ServiceMix
2 22 (16.79%) JBoss
3 20 (15.27%) WebLogic
3 20 (15.27%) WebSphere
4 19 (14.50%) Tomcat
5 13 (9.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (7.63%) Joomla!
6 10 (7.63%) Alfresco
7 6 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (4.58%) nginx
8 5 (3.82%) Apache
9 4 (3.05%) Confluence
10 2 (1.53%) Mule ESB
10 2 (1.53%) Mule
10 2 (1.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (31.30%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (29.01%) Google App Engine
2 38 (29.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 33 (25.19%) SaaS
4 23 (17.56%) PaaS
5 20 (15.27%) HP Helion
6 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) Internet
2 2 (1.53%) FTP
2 2 (1.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.24%) Relational Database
2 26 (19.85%) MySQL
3 25 (19.08%) RDBMS
4 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.63%) MongoDB
5 10 (7.63%) HBase
5 10 (7.63%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 108 (82.44%) Maven
2 102 (77.86%) Git (software)
3 69 (52.67%) Jenkins
4 47 (35.88%) Subversion
5 46 (35.11%) Eclipse
6 43 (32.82%) Artifactory
7 35 (26.72%) Hudson
8 34 (25.95%) Gradle
9 29 (22.14%) JUnit
10 20 (15.27%) Eclipse RCP
11 17 (12.98%) JIRA
12 10 (7.63%) Apache Ivy
13 9 (6.87%) SoapUI
14 7 (5.34%) NetBeans
15 5 (3.82%) Selenium
15 5 (3.82%) jMock
15 5 (3.82%) Mercurial
16 4 (3.05%) FitNesse
16 4 (3.05%) EasyMock
16 4 (3.05%) Mockito
General
1 31 (23.66%) Finance
2 26 (19.85%) Banking
3 17 (12.98%) Telecoms
4 14 (10.69%) French Language
5 12 (9.16%) Marketing
6 5 (3.82%) Electronics
6 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (50.38%) Developer
2 56 (42.75%) Software Engineer
3 44 (33.59%) Java Developer
4 41 (31.30%) Senior Developer
5 27 (20.61%) Principal Software Engineer
5 27 (20.61%) Principal Engineer
6 26 (19.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (13.74%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (10.69%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (9.92%) J2EE Developer
9 13 (9.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (9.92%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (9.92%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 12 (9.16%) Development Engineer
10 12 (9.16%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 12 (9.16%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Java Applications Developer
11 7 (5.34%) Applications Developer
11 7 (5.34%) Architect
12 6 (4.58%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (48.09%) Spring
2 61 (46.56%) XML
3 45 (34.35%) J2EE
4 44 (33.59%) Web Services
5 42 (32.06%) Servlets
6 38 (29.01%) JSP
7 33 (25.19%) HTML
7 33 (25.19%) CSS
8 26 (19.85%) JSON
9 25 (19.08%) jQuery
10 22 (16.79%) Hibernate
10 22 (16.79%) JMS
11 20 (15.27%) XSLT
11 20 (15.27%) WebSphere MQ
11 20 (15.27%) SOAP
11 20 (15.27%) GWT
11 20 (15.27%) OSGi
12 18 (13.74%) JPA
12 18 (13.74%) Ajax
12 18 (13.74%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.90%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.27%) Client/Server
2 20 (15.27%) N-Tier
2 20 (15.27%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (15.27%) SWIFT
3 19 (14.50%) Public Cloud
4 11 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (7.63%) RIA
6 6 (4.58%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.82%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.72%) Linux
2 27 (20.61%) UNIX
3 10 (7.63%) Android
3 10 (7.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (54.96%) Software Engineering
3 60 (45.80%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (39.69%) TDD
5 47 (35.88%) SDLC
6 43 (32.82%) UML
7 39 (29.77%) Scrum
8 29 (22.14%) Mentoring
9 28 (21.37%) OO
10 27 (20.61%) Unit Testing
11 24 (18.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (17.56%) Data Management
13 20 (15.27%) Problem Management
14 13 (9.92%) AOP
14 13 (9.92%) MVC
14 13 (9.92%) RUP
14 13 (9.92%) OOP
14 13 (9.92%) OOD
15 12 (9.16%) Open Source
16 11 (8.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 130 (99.24%) Java
2 48 (36.64%) JavaScript
3 47 (35.88%) SQL
4 46 (35.11%) Python
5 39 (29.77%) Clojure
6 34 (25.95%) Scala
7 13 (9.92%) AspectJ
8 6 (4.58%) Ruby
9 4 (3.05%) C++
10 2 (1.53%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.76%) C#
11 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (45.80%) Degree
2 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
2 14 (10.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) HL7
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (36.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (32.82%) Docker
3 40 (30.53%) Xen
4 39 (29.77%) LXC
5 25 (19.08%) KVM
6 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (12.98%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.40%) Puppet
3 6 (4.58%) Kibana
3 6 (4.58%) Graphite
4 1 (0.76%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 54 (41.22%) Oracle
1 54 (41.22%) Google
2 49 (37.40%) VMware
3 24 (18.32%) Rackspace
3 24 (18.32%) IBM
4 21 (16.03%) HP
5 10 (7.63%) Adobe
6 9 (6.87%) BEA
6 9 (6.87%) Sybase
7 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.82%) SAP
9 3 (2.29%) ATG
10 2 (1.53%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.76%) NorthgateArinso
11 1 (0.76%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
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