The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 69 71 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Permanent jobs citing Ant 10 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.39% 0.15% 3.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.85% 1.59% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 10
Average salary £30,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Ant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
146 63 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.36% 9.38% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 120 60 60
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Ant
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Staffordshire region.

Ant Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Ant
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Ant
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Stafford - 8 £30,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Ant
West Midlands

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 14 (100.00%) Subversion
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) PHP
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) Photoshop
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) Adobe
2 12 (85.71%) OO
2 12 (85.71%) Backbone.js
2 12 (85.71%) Phing
2 12 (85.71%) Sass
2 12 (85.71%) LESS
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) REST
3 11 (78.57%) DOM
3 11 (78.57%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Back Office
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (85.71%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Subversion
2 12 (85.71%) Phing
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Programmer
3 6 (42.86%) Web Programmer
4 5 (35.71%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (35.71%) PHP Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Release Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Applications Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) Backbone.js
1 12 (85.71%) Sass
1 12 (85.71%) LESS
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
2 11 (78.57%) REST
2 11 (78.57%) DOM
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Dojo
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
1 12 (85.71%) OO
2 11 (78.57%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
2 2 (14.29%) AccuRev