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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 193 153 206
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +53
Permanent jobs citing Ant 47 80 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 1.39% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.14% 8.00% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 76 7
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £33,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
1134 1000 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.36% 17.36% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 977 874 665
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 April 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 April 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
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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 -3 23 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Somerset +7 15 £47,500 +35.71%
Dorset -16 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Gloucestershire -22 1 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 78 (97.50%) Java
2 64 (80.00%) Maven
3 54 (67.50%) Git (software)
4 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (53.75%) TDD
6 42 (52.50%) Spring
7 41 (51.25%) Jenkins
8 40 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 39 (48.75%) J2EE
10 37 (46.25%) XML
11 35 (43.75%) Eclipse
11 35 (43.75%) Subversion
11 35 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (36.25%) Software Engineering
13 26 (32.50%) Web Services
14 25 (31.25%) UML
14 25 (31.25%) Oracle
14 25 (31.25%) JUnit
14 25 (31.25%) Degree
15 24 (30.00%) Google
15 24 (30.00%) HTML
15 24 (30.00%) CSS
16 23 (28.75%) Scrum
16 23 (28.75%) Hudson
17 22 (27.50%) Hibernate
17 22 (27.50%) Linux
18 20 (25.00%) UNIX
18 20 (25.00%) VMware
18 20 (25.00%) Ajax
19 19 (23.75%) SQL

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (17.50%) JBoss
1 14 (17.50%) OpenStack
2 13 (16.25%) WebSphere
3 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 11 (13.75%) WebLogic
4 11 (13.75%) Apache ServiceMix
5 9 (11.25%) Alfresco
5 9 (11.25%) Joomla!
6 6 (7.50%) Jetty
7 5 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.50%) nginx
9 1 (1.25%) Confluence
9 1 (1.25%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.25%) Mule
9 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.75%) SaaS
3 14 (17.50%) Google App Engine
3 14 (17.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (10.00%) HP Helion
5 7 (8.75%) PaaS
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) Relational Database
2 16 (20.00%) MySQL
3 11 (13.75%) RDBMS
3 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
4 10 (12.50%) Big Data
5 8 (10.00%) HBase
5 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.50%) Riak
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 64 (80.00%) Maven
2 54 (67.50%) Git (software)
3 41 (51.25%) Jenkins
4 35 (43.75%) Subversion
4 35 (43.75%) Eclipse
5 25 (31.25%) JUnit
6 23 (28.75%) Hudson
7 16 (20.00%) Artifactory
8 12 (15.00%) Gradle
8 12 (15.00%) JIRA
9 10 (12.50%) Eclipse RCP
10 9 (11.25%) Apache Ivy
11 6 (7.50%) Bugzilla
12 5 (6.25%) NetBeans
13 2 (2.50%) IntelliJ
13 2 (2.50%) jMock
13 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
13 2 (2.50%) Apache Buildr
14 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
14 1 (1.25%) FindBugs
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
1 14 (17.50%) Banking
2 10 (12.50%) French Language
3 7 (8.75%) Marketing
4 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (61.25%) Developer
2 38 (47.50%) Java Developer
3 29 (36.25%) Senior Developer
4 20 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 18 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (13.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 11 (13.75%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
7 10 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) Architect
9 6 (7.50%) Technical Architect
9 6 (7.50%) Development Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Java Technical Architect
9 6 (7.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Java Architect
9 6 (7.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (52.50%) Spring
2 39 (48.75%) J2EE
3 37 (46.25%) XML
4 26 (32.50%) Web Services
5 24 (30.00%) HTML
5 24 (30.00%) CSS
6 22 (27.50%) Hibernate
7 20 (25.00%) Ajax
8 19 (23.75%) JSP
9 17 (21.25%) Servlets
10 16 (20.00%) SOAP
10 16 (20.00%) JPA
11 15 (18.75%) jQuery
12 13 (16.25%) JMS
13 11 (13.75%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (13.75%) XSLT
14 10 (12.50%) EJB
14 10 (12.50%) GWT
14 10 (12.50%) Dojo
14 10 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.25%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (13.75%) Client/Server
3 11 (13.75%) N-Tier
4 10 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (12.50%) SWIFT
5 9 (11.25%) RIA
5 9 (11.25%) Open Source
6 7 (8.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Linux
2 20 (25.00%) UNIX
3 9 (11.25%) Android
3 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (53.75%) TDD
3 35 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (36.25%) Software Engineering
5 25 (31.25%) UML
6 23 (28.75%) Scrum
7 19 (23.75%) Mentoring
8 16 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 11 (13.75%) MVC
10 10 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 10 (12.50%) Kanban
10 10 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (11.25%) Android Development
11 9 (11.25%) iOS Development
11 9 (11.25%) Web Development
11 9 (11.25%) Mobile Development
12 7 (8.75%) Data Management
13 6 (7.50%) OO
14 5 (6.25%) RUP
14 5 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 78 (97.50%) Java
2 40 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.75%) SQL
4 16 (20.00%) Python
5 14 (17.50%) Scala
5 14 (17.50%) Clojure
6 5 (6.25%) AspectJ
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.25%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (31.25%) Degree
2 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.00%) Docker
3 15 (18.75%) LXC
3 15 (18.75%) Xen
4 9 (11.25%) KVM
5 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.00%) Puppet
3 2 (2.50%) Kibana
3 2 (2.50%) Graphite
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Oracle
2 24 (30.00%) Google
3 20 (25.00%) VMware
4 16 (20.00%) IBM
5 9 (11.25%) Adobe
5 9 (11.25%) HP
6 8 (10.00%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.50%) ATG
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol
Explore Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Chippenham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago