The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 58 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ant 9 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.67% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.74% 3.57% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Ant
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Development Applications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
103 84 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.14% 17.80% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 92 74 52
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,650 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Ant
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Ant Salary Trend in Suffolk

Ant
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Ant
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Ipswich +2 9 £45,000 +16.12%
Ant
East of England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 10 (76.92%) MSBuild
2 10 (76.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Subversion
4 6 (46.15%) FxCop
4 6 (46.15%) StyleCop
4 6 (46.15%) NuGet
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (23.08%) Big Data
7 3 (23.08%) JMeter
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) CMS
7 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) J2EE
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) EJB
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) Struts
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) Apache
7 3 (23.08%) Swing

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (23.08%) CMS
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MSBuild
1 10 (76.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (46.15%) Subversion
2 6 (46.15%) FxCop
2 6 (46.15%) StyleCop
2 6 (46.15%) NuGet
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
3 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (23.08%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Build and Release Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Release Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Build Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Build Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Build and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) EJB
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) Struts
1 3 (23.08%) Swing
1 3 (23.08%) Ajax
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) HP